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Bridgehampton Test Scores Fall in Wake of Common Core

Posted on 01 October 2014

Following the implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards last year and the immediate alignment of student assessments to the new curriculum, Bridgehampton School saw its scores on standardized tests drop across the board.

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Sag Harbor to Consider Later School Start Times for Sleep-Deprived Students

Posted on 24 September 2014

On weekday mornings, Grace Gawronski’s alarm goes off at 6:20 on the dot. The 12-year-old reserves about 10 to 20 minutes to drag herself out of bed, then spends another 20 to 30 minutes getting ready for school at Pierson. She gets on the bus at 7 a.m. and arrives at school between 7:10 and 7:15 to make it to class by the starting bell at 7:26.

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Bridgehampton CAC Strikes an Environmental Chord with Planned Discussions on Local Issues

Posted on 17 September 2014

The Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee has invited the East End community to presentations and discussions on local environmental issues with a series of guest speakers, kicking off this Monday, September 22.

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Sag Harbor School Board Still Looking for Committee Members

Posted on 17 September 2014

Three primary goals for the 2014-15 school year were approved by the Sag Harbor Board of Education at a special meeting on Thursday, September 11.

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“The Honest Medium:” Ted Davies Woodcuts at the Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor

Posted on 16 September 2014

When Romany Kramoris first opened her gallery space in Sag Harbor, it was on the recommendation of Ted Davies. Nearly 40 years later, the Romany Kramoris Gallery is showcasing the work of the late artist, an innovator in woodcutting, screen printing and photogram techniques, who captured the intricacies of New York City street scenes and created timeless pieces of social criticism.

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J. Steven Manolis at Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art

Posted on 15 September 2014

Water Mill artist Steven Manolis will show his colorful and expressive watercolor paintings at Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art in Bridgehampton, with an opening reception on Saturday, September 20, from 6 to 9 p.m.

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PechaKucha Vol. 9 at the Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 15 September 2014

In the ninth installment of the popular PechaKucha program at the Parrish, a series of rapid-fire presentations by various members of the creative community, 10 presenters will share their diverse experiences on the East End.

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“Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” at Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival

Posted on 15 September 2014

Anita Hill, shown speaking candidly for the first time since she testified before Congress in 1991, will open a discussion on gender inequality and sexual harassment at Guild Hall on Saturday at the presentation of “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” by the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival.

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Comedy Improv Boot Camp at Guild Hall

Posted on 15 September 2014

Future thespians can hone their craft at Guild Hall’s Comedy Improv Boot Camp, an eight-week class that culminates in a “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” style performance.

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Sag Harbor Students Fare Well on Standardized Tests

Posted on 10 September 2014

While board meetings at the start of the school year can often be tense, the mood was light and cheerful Monday, September 8, as Sag Harbor School District Superintendent Katy Graves updated the Board of Education on the district’s results on state assessments.

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