Category | Schools

Southampton School Closed as Precaution After Enterovirus Case Confirmed

Posted on 15 October 2014

Southampton Elementary School closed its doors Wednesday to be disinfected after a student was found to have an enterovirus infection, Superintendent Scott Farina said in an alert issued Tuesday.

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Sag Harbor Schools Defended at Noyac Civic Council Meeting

Posted on 15 October 2014

Members of the Noyac Civic Council expressed a grim outlook for the future Tuesday evening when they gathered in the Old Schoolhouse in Noyac to hear a presentation from Sag Harbor School District administrators.

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Partners in Print Teaches Sag Harbor Parents How to be Good Teachers

Posted on 15 October 2014

Whether your reading consists of scientific journals or one-word road signs, it’s hard to remember when letters were simply abstract shapes in strings of confusing sentences. Through its Partners in Print program, the Sag Harbor Elementary School aims to help parents remember by teaching them how to guide their children through the learning process and effectively supplement what teachers are doing in the classroom.

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Technology Expands in Sag Harbor Classrooms

Posted on 08 October 2014

With iPads for eight-year-olds and a Chromebook for every middle school student, Sag Harbor teachers and administrators told the Board of Education Monday that technology is on target in the school district.

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Man Arrested After East Hampton Manhunt

Posted on 03 October 2014

Sag Harbor Schools, like their counterparts in East Hampton, were briefly put on lockdown on Friday as East Hampton police sought a man, who was reportedly suicidal and had left his Springs home with a shotgun and headed toward the village.

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Sag Harbor School District Will Look Into Later Start Times

Posted on 01 October 2014

In an effort to listen to both concerned parents and tired students, the Sag Harbor Board of Education on Monday announced its goal to review options for a later school day start time.

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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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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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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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