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Sag Harbor Board of Education Critical of Governor’s Proposed Reforms for Teachers

Posted on 18 March 2015

In response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education initiatives, one of which would require that half of the measurement of whether a teacher is good at his or her job be based on students’ test scores alone, the Sag Harbor Board of Education expressed its concerns over the state’s reliance on state tests.

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New John Jermain Memorial Library Building Will Dedicate Spaces to Two of its First Advocates

Posted on 11 March 2015

The Sag Harbor community has come together to underwrite the dedication of two spaces at the renovated and expanded John Jermain Memorial Library for two women who were instrumental in the planning stages of the new facility, which is expected to be finished by October.

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Stepping Around Snow, the Bridgehampton School Prepares its Gardens for Spring

Posted on 11 March 2015

Despite the snow piles, the potholes, and the threat of more 30-degree weather on the horizon, spring is on its way—at least at the Bridgehampton School.

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Sorry Kids, Sag Harbor Spring Break Affected by Snow Days Again this Year

Posted on 11 March 2015

After Sag Harbor students enjoyed their fourth snow day off this school year on Thursday, March 5, Sag Harbor School District Superintendent Katy Graves announced they would have to make up for the loss of one day of instructional time. As a result, students will lose the last week day of their scheduled spring break and will be required to attend school on Friday, April 10.

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Sag Harbor School District Facilities Director Terminated

Posted on 10 March 2015

In a rare mid-school year firing, the Sag Harbor Board of Education terminated its director of facilities on February 23. Montgomery “Monty” Granger was let go after five years of working for the school district.

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Thiele Proposes Legislation to Eliminate GEA, Give State Aid Back to Schools

Posted on 05 March 2015

In order to fill a shortfall in its budget, five years ago New York State began deducting aid money from its school districts through the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), a formula loudly criticized by educators, school boards and districts across the state.

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Bridgehampton School Teachers Update Board on Evolving Pedagogy

Posted on 05 March 2015

Bridgehampton School teachers updated the Board of Education Wednesday, February 25, on their teaching methods and PBIS, the school’s Positive Behavior Intervention System.

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Sag Harbor School District Seeks Appraisal for Stella Maris Property

Posted on 25 February 2015

Four months after it was disclosed that the former Stella Maris Regional School on Division Street in Sag Harbor was on the market, the Sag Harbor School District has announced that it is seeking an appraisal of the site.

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Sag Harbor School District Proposes Technology, Transportation, Benefits Budget

Posted on 25 February 2015

A month before the entire 2015-16 budget is to be reviewed, Sag Harbor School District administrators presented technology, debt service, employee benefits and transportation components to the board of education on Monday.

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Pierson Robotics Team Wins 3D Printer to Help with Bot Building

Posted on 13 February 2015

In a contest with more than 4,000 competitors, the Pierson High School Robotics Team has won a 3-dimensional printer, which is already being used to make parts for this year’s robot.

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