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Longtime Bridgehampton Athletic Director Mary Anne Jules Hangs Up Her Whistle

Posted on 02 July 2014

For 32 years, Mary Anne Jules has paced the sidelines at Bridgehampton School’s athletic contests, no small feat considering that Bridgehampton students often compete on East Hampton and Sag Harbor teams. After three decades of serving the small, tight-knit district as a physical education teacher and 23 years as its athletic director, Ms. Jules’s retirement was announced at the graduation of the class of 2014 Sunday, June 29.

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After Teaching Multiple Generations of Sag Harbor’s 4-Year-Olds, Sue Daniels Retires

Posted on 02 July 2014

When Sue Daniels’s 4-year-old students grow into adults and have 4-year-olds of their own, they instinctively know where to send their children for preschool: to wherever Sue Daniels is.

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Summer Camp @Ross Empowers Kids With Quacks

Posted on 02 July 2014

“Pablo Picasso says,” Christopher Engel shouts, before aggressively flapping his arms and quacking like a duck. The crowd of some 250 kids gathered around him begins quacking too, perhaps to the dismay of the late Pablo Picasso.

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Pierson’s Class of 2014 Graduates

Posted on 30 June 2014

On a warm Saturday evening, the 79 members of the class of 2014 walked across the grassy lawn of Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School to receive their diplomas.

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Pierson Parents and School at Odds Over Recognizing Sag Harbor’s Salutatorians

Posted on 25 June 2014

The parents of a Pierson High School senior say their daughter was unjustly denied recognition for her academic performance and that the Sag Harbor School District is doing nothing about it.

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Sag Harbor School District Says Goodbye to Three Chief Administrators

Posted on 25 June 2014

Although school’s out for summer, the Sag Harbor Board of Education will have its hands full with interviewing and hiring new personnel in time for students’ return in September.

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Move Over Sag Harbor Express, The Pierson Press Has Arrived

Posted on 25 June 2014

They conducted interviews, took photographs and wrote various forms of editorial content—and they did it all before summer vacation.

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Bridgehampton School Board Feeling Better Now That Budget Has Passed

Posted on 25 June 2014

The mood was considerably lighter at the monthly meeting of the Bridgehampton School Board on Wednesday, June 18. After months of worry over piercing the state-imposed tax cap, there was relief the day after the community approved the district’s $12.3 million 2014-15 budget on the second try.

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Sag Harbor School District’s Athletic Director and School Business Administrator to Resign

Posted on 23 June 2014

According to the agenda for the Sag Harbor Board of Education meeting Tuesday, June 24, the district will accept the resignations of School Business Administrator John O’Keefe and Todd Gulluscio, Director of Athletics, Physical Education, Health, Wellness, and Personnel.

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Pierson Students Lobby for CPR to be Taught in New York Schools

Posted on 18 June 2014

Madison McCarthy was just 5 years old when she went into sudden cardiac arrest in her kindergarten classroom in upstate New York. The principal of her school held Madison in his arms for 18 minutes waiting for help No one checked her breathing, no one performed CPR and Madison died waiting for help.

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