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Celebration Planned to Honor Mary Anne Jules’s Long Career at Bridgehampton School

Posted on 06 November 2014

To honor her 32 years of service to the Bridgehampton School, its students and athletics programs, the Bridgehampton Teacher Association will host a celebration of Mary Anne Jules’s retirement at Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton on Monday, November 10.

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With Ample Jobs to Choose From, Coding Could Become Sag Harbor Schools’ Newest Pursuit

Posted on 06 November 2014

Coding, or computer programming, for which there is an abundance of jobs but a lack of workers with the requisite skills, may be incorporated into all levels of the curriculum in Sag Harbor’s schools if Superintendent Katy Graves has her wish. At the Board of Education’s meeting on Monday, November 3, Ms. Graves said she intends for Pierson High School to offer an elective in coding by the next school year, as well as an extra-curricular coding club—as a start.

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Sag Harbor Elementary School Hopes to Bring Back Once Popular Summer Camp

Posted on 06 November 2014

With hopes of improving student learning and year-to-year retention and helping families who cannot afford expensive local camps, the Sag Harbor School District is considering reinstating its once-successful summer program for elementary students.

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Sag Harbor’s Eighth Graders Host Book Drive to Aid Middle School Affected by Hurricane Katrina

Posted on 29 October 2014

When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in August 2005, it looked like the flooded Theodore Roosevelt Middle School in Kenner, Louisiana, would close its doors forever. Nine years later, the school has a brand new building, but its desks, bookshelves and supply cabinets remain empty.

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Bridgehampton Teachers Urge School Board to Move Forward with Contract

Posted on 29 October 2014

Twenty Bridgehampton School teachers showed up at the district’s Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, October 22, to prompt administrators to move forward with their contract negotiations.

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Many Possibilities for Stella Maris Property in Sag Harbor

Posted on 22 October 2014

A week after the Division Street property of the former Stella Maris Regional School was put on the market, Sag Harbor Village is awash with ideas and discussion about how to use the space.

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New York Ballots Will Include Proposal to Bond $2 Billion for Technology in Schools

Posted on 22 October 2014

At the polls November 4, New Yorkers will vote on whether or not to authorize the state to issue and sell $2 billion in bonds to support statewide technological improvements.

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Southampton School Closed as Precaution After Enterovirus Case Confirmed

Posted on 15 October 2014

Southampton Elementary School closed its doors Wednesday to be disinfected after a student was found to have an enterovirus infection, Superintendent Scott Farina said in an alert issued Tuesday.

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Sag Harbor Schools Defended at Noyac Civic Council Meeting

Posted on 15 October 2014

Members of the Noyac Civic Council expressed a grim outlook for the future Tuesday evening when they gathered in the Old Schoolhouse in Noyac to hear a presentation from Sag Harbor School District administrators.

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Partners in Print Teaches Sag Harbor Parents How to be Good Teachers

Posted on 15 October 2014

Whether your reading consists of scientific journals or one-word road signs, it’s hard to remember when letters were simply abstract shapes in strings of confusing sentences. Through its Partners in Print program, the Sag Harbor Elementary School aims to help parents remember by teaching them how to guide their children through the learning process and effectively supplement what teachers are doing in the classroom.

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