Category | Schools

Thiele Proposes Legislation to Eliminate GEA, Give State Aid Back to Schools

Posted on 05 March 2015

In order to fill a shortfall in its budget, five years ago New York State began deducting aid money from its school districts through the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), a formula loudly criticized by educators, school boards and districts across the state.

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Bridgehampton School Teachers Update Board on Evolving Pedagogy

Posted on 05 March 2015

Bridgehampton School teachers updated the Board of Education Wednesday, February 25, on their teaching methods and PBIS, the school’s Positive Behavior Intervention System.

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Sag Harbor Students Invited to Speak Out

Posted on 25 February 2015

In an effort to zero in on what kids really want, Sag Harbor will give students in eighth through 12th grades the opportunity to speak their minds, make requests and ask questions to a panel of local figures and officials.

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Sag Harbor School District Seeks Appraisal for Stella Maris Property

Posted on 25 February 2015

Four months after it was disclosed that the former Stella Maris Regional School on Division Street in Sag Harbor was on the market, the Sag Harbor School District has announced that it is seeking an appraisal of the site.

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Sag Harbor School District Proposes Technology, Transportation, Benefits Budget

Posted on 25 February 2015

A month before the entire 2015-16 budget is to be reviewed, Sag Harbor School District administrators presented technology, debt service, employee benefits and transportation components to the board of education on Monday.

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Pierson Students Earn Choral Society of the Hamptons Scholarships

Posted on 25 February 2015

Four South Fork high school seniors have won this year’s scholarships for voice training from the Choral Society of the Hamptons, including three students from Pierson High School. The Society established the scholarship program more than two decades ago and has awarded scholarships to several dozen students, a number of whom have gone on to [...]

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Parrish Recognizes 25 Young Artists

Posted on 23 February 2015

On Saturday, February 28, the Parrish Art Museum will honor 25 young artists for their work that is on view in the 2015 Student Exhibition. Selected from more than 150 high school student participants by Neill Slaughter, a professor of Visual Art at Long Island University, C.W. Post campus, these up-and-coming artists will be celebrated at [...]

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Bridgehampton Teachers Get Hair Buzzed to Benefit Local Family

Posted on 17 February 2015

The last day of school before vacation tends to be an exciting one, as academics take a backseat to fun activities in most classrooms for the last few hours before that week of freedom. That was the case on Friday, February 13, at the Bridgehampton School where students prepared themselves for the chance of a lifetime—the opportunity to shave a teacher’s head.

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Sag Harbor School District Is Prime for Real Estate

Posted on 16 February 2015

First known for whale oil, then watches, Sag Harbor is again being recognized, this time for its schools. The East End real estate market has seen an influx of buyers and renters with one primary request: living in the Sag Harbor School District.

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Pierson Robotics Team Wins 3D Printer to Help with Bot Building

Posted on 13 February 2015

In a contest with more than 4,000 competitors, the Pierson High School Robotics Team has won a 3-dimensional printer, which is already being used to make parts for this year’s robot.

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