Category | Schools

Keane Awarded Southampton Hospital Centennial Scholarship

Posted on 08 June 2015

Shannon Keane, a graduating high school senior from Sag Harbor and daughter of Southampton Hospital Emergency Department Nurse Manager Katrin Diana, RN, is the 2015 recipient of the hospital’s Centennial Scholarship. The scholarship was presented by Fredric Weinbaum, MD, EVP/COO/CMO of Southampton Hospital. Ms. Keane will attend Stony Brook University to study Biomedical Science.

Hartnett & Addams Family Take Teenys

Posted on 08 June 2015

On Sunday, June 7, East End Arts held its 2014-15 Teeny Awards at Center Moriches High School, with Sag Harbor’s Denis Hartnett and the cast of The Addams Family earning honors at the ceremony, which honors East End high school drama and musical theater. The Teeny Awards, conceived from the idea of the Antoinette Perry [...]

Michael Guinan Named Pierson High School Vice Principal; Will Lead IB Program

Posted on 03 June 2015

On Monday night, the Sag Harbor School Board voted to appoint Michael Guinan the new assistant principal of Pierson High School.

Sag Harbor School District Eyes Security Upgrade

Posted on 02 June 2015

In October, as police searched for an armed man in East Hampton, local school districts, including Sag Harbor, went into lockdown to protect students from potential harm. While nothing came of the incident, Superintendent Katy Graves remembers crafting an email to parents to inform them of the situation. In the age of the internet and social media, the 10 minutes it took Ms. Graves to send that message was 10 minutes too long, with children contacting their parents via text message with little information, and parents flooding the district with phone calls and emails wondering what was being done to protect students while the police investigation was ongoing.
Lockdown drills, noted business administrator Jennifer Buscemi, have also been interrupted by staff returning from lunch unaware the district was in lockdown, and even a by a mailman on his daily run.
These are two small examples, among several, for why the district will look to upgrade its security system this summer.

Officials Talk Centralized High Schools

Posted on 27 May 2015

The state tax cap isn’t likely to go away anytime soon, according to New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and New York State Senator Kenneth LaValle’s Chief of Staff Joann Scalia.

Sag Harbor Elementary School Musicians Shine at Morning Program

Posted on 27 May 2015

In anticipation of the Sag Harbor Elementary School Spring Concert, which was held on May 21, student-musicians performed first for their peers during the Morning Program last week. Each morning, a different music group performed selections from their spring concert repertoire. Performance groups that gave sneak peek performances were the guitar ensemble, band, small and [...]

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.