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Alumni Artists on Display at the Ross School

Posted on 22 November 2014

Their artistic pursuits have taken them to coveted galleries, television studios and the country’s best art schools, but, working across mediums and the world, the 19 artists in this month’s Alumni Art Exhibition have one thing in common: they cultivated their creativity at the Ross School.

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Updated Communications Plan for Sag Harbor School District

Posted on 22 November 2014

Seven months after the Sag Harbor School District Communications Committee presented its recommendations to the school board for better communications, Superintendent Katy Graves on Monday, November 17, offered her view of how to best move forward.

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Fame Debuts at Pierson Middle-High School

Posted on 13 November 2014

“Fame – The Musical,” the age-old story of a group of struggling, young performing artists in New York’s Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School, the city’s high school for the performing arts, is coming to Sag Harbor with a junior version of the production debuting this Thursday, November 13 performed by the Pierson Middle School Theatre [...]

Sag Harbor School District to Consider Six Options for Later Start Times at Pierson

Posted on 12 November 2014

Striving to be leaders in the national trend toward later high school starting times, Sag Harbor administrators have outlined six options of potential time changes for the school district.

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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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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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