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Bridgehampton’s Rookie Robotics Team Brings Home Trophy

Posted on 27 April 2015

Months of building and programming robots, practicing for competitions and raising money to get there paid off when Bridgehampton’s Team Supreme arrived home late Sunday night from their first national robotics tournament in St. Louis, trophy in hand.

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Candidates Come Forward for School Board Races in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton

Posted on 22 April 2015

Voters in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton will return to the polls next month to cast their ballots for school board candidates and approve or deny districts’ proposed budgets.

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Five to Run for Three Seats on Sag Harbor School Board

Posted on 21 April 2015

The petitions are in and it’s a race for Sag Harbor School Board of Education next month. Five candidates have submitted petitions for candidacy including incumbents Thomas John Schiavoni and Chris Tice. Stephanie Bitis, James Ding and James Stanford will also run for election to the board. On Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m., the [...]

Pierson Vice Principal Headed to Greenport

Posted on 15 April 2015

Pierson Middle/High School vice principal Gary Kalish has accepted a position as secondary school principal in Greenport and will be leaving the Sag Harbor School District at the end of this month.

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Sag Harbor School District Proposes $37.5 Million Budget

Posted on 15 April 2015

With many school districts scrambling for funding to maintain programs and staff, Sag Harbor School District administrators are striving to find ways to save money down the line in their proposed 2015-16 budget.

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Test Refusal Movement Continues to Grow in Sag Harbor

Posted on 15 April 2015

Spring break is traditionally used for some much needed relaxation and time in the sun before the final sprint to the end of the school year, but a group of East End parents, teachers, and community members had a loftier goal for last week’s vacation: Taking back public education.

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Refuse the Test Movement Growing on the East End

Posted on 08 April 2015

A grassroots movement of parents who say the government is taking the creativity out of learning—and doing so in impractical ways that help neither students nor schools—is growing statewide and across the East End, with many parents refusing to let their children sit for the tests the state uses to judge public education.

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School Merger Forum

Posted on 01 April 2015

With property taxes on the rise and tuition rates a bone of contention, the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will hold a forum, “School Mergers: What You Need to Know,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 13, at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton.

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Team Supreme Lives The Dream: Bridgehampton Robotics Team Headed to Nationals

Posted on 01 April 2015

The East End was well represented last weekend at the Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition when Bridgehampton High School’s rookie Team Supreme surprised everyone by finishing in the top eight and qualifying for the FIRST Robotics Competition in St. Louis. Pierson High School’s team brought home an award for creativity.

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New York State Budget’s Education Reforms Draw Criticism

Posted on 01 April 2015

New York’s school districts have watched Albany intently since January, when the Governor Andrew Cuomo promised a $1.1 billion increase in education aid on the condition that the Republican-controlled State Senate and Democratic-led State Assembly agree to his series of education reforms.

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