Category | Schools

Schiavoni Leads Sag Harbor Candidates in School Board Race as Budget & Incumbents Win Easy Election

Posted on 20 May 2015

A vote of confidence was clearly levied Tuesday night in the Sag Harbor School District, as residents turned out overwhelmingly in favor of the 2015-16 budget and re-elected two incumbents and one newcomer to the school board by landslide margins.
Bridgehampton voters also overwhelmingly supported that district’s budget and re-elected three board members who ran unopposed.

Director Rob Marshall Visits the Bridgehampton School

Posted on 18 May 2015

Rob Marshall, award-winning director of Chicago and other distinguished films, paid a remarkable visit to Bridgehampton English teacher Tom House’s Books and Movies class last week to talk all about “Into the Woods,” his of the classic Sondheim musical released in December. Mr. Marshall gave the high school audience with an insider’s view of film, [...]

School Gardens Spring at Sag Harbor

Posted on 18 May 2015

The gardens at Sag Harbor Elementary School are already starting to blossom with healthy foods and flowers as student planting projects get underway. With spring in the air, students in grades K-5 have been busy planting leafy greens, zucchini, radishes and arugula in several raised garden beds at the school. The students grew all of [...]

Sag Harbor Elementary Students Enjoy a Math Adventure

Posted on 18 May 2015

Sag Harbor Elementary School students enjoyed an evening of math fun at the Math Adventure Fair on May 8. During the event, students took part in a number of planned activities, including an estimation station, math relay races, coin counting, block building, origami and Math Olympiad brain benders.

Bridgehampton School Settles Teachers’ Contract After Two Years

Posted on 15 May 2015

The Bridgehampton School Board approved a new contract with its teachers union earlier this month following two years of negotiations.

Five Candidates Seek Three Seats in Sag Harbor

Posted on 13 May 2015

Five candidates are vying for three seats on the Sag Harbor School Board in Tuesday’s board’s election and budget vote.
Candidates were asked to weigh in on a number of issues during two public forums in the last week—first at a Sag Harbor PTA/PTSA Meet the Candidates evening last Thursday and again at the Noyac Civic Council on Tuesday.

Sag Harbor School District Budget & Proposition for Repair Fund Up for Vote Next Tuesday

Posted on 13 May 2015

The Sag Harbor School District will ask voters to support a $37.5 million budget next Tuesday, May 19. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Pierson Middle High School gymnasium at  200 Jermain Avenue in Sag Harbor. The proposed budget carries a 1.85-percent spending increase of $826,082 and a [...]

Uncontested Race & Below Tax Cap Budget in Bridgehampton

Posted on 13 May 2015

Residents in the Bridgehampton School District have an uncontested board of education vote and a budget that falls below the state’s 2-percent tax cap on the property tax levy to weigh in on this Tuesday, May 19. The budget vote and board election will take place in the gymnasium of the school on Montauk Highway  [...]

Elementary Students in Sag Harbor Raise Money for Nepal

Posted on 12 May 2015

After hearing about the earthquake and devastation in Nepal, two Sag Harbor Elementary School kindergartners decided they wanted to do something to help. The students, Leo Bogosian and Logan Tarlow, created an initiative, called Feel Better Nepal, designed posters and a donation can and walked Main Street, asking for donations. The pair raised $110. Bogosian [...]

Pierson’s Meagan Beedenbender Selected to Represent Suffolk County at Teen Institute

Posted on 12 May 2015

Meagan Beedenbender, a senior at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor, was selected to represent Suffolk County at the New York City Teen Institute, held on May 1. Ms. Beedenbender earned the honor through her volunteer work at Human Understanding & Growth Services, Inc. (HUGS). At the institute, Ms. Beedenbender collaborated with her peers about [...]