Category | Schools

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 [...]

Pierson Students Recognized with Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Posted on 12 May 2015

Following an application process, three Pierson High School students earned Rotary Youth Leadership Awards. As part of the award, sophomores Isabel Peters, Aris Witty and Ella Parker, were invited to attend a weeklong seminar along with other students across Long Island. During the program, the students heard from various speakers, explored career paths, and exchanged [...]

Sheppard Teaches Shutterbugs at Sag Harbor Elementary

Posted on 12 May 2015

Snapping a photograph is more than just pointing and clicking. This is the lesson Sag Harbor Elementary fourth-and fifth graders have been learning during a five-week in-school, photography workshop. The workshop, instructed by professional photographer Clarence Sheppard, is teaching fourth-grade students photography basics ranging from lighting and angles, to focal points and how to capture [...]

Pierson Students Nab Teeny Award Nominations

Posted on 12 May 2015

On Friday, East End Arts unveiled its 2015 Teeny Awards Nominees with Pierson High School productions earning a number of nods, along with the Ross School. East End Arts judges attended productions at 16 East End high schools. The Teeny Awards, conceived from the idea of the Antoinette Perry Awards – The Tony Awards – [...]

Sag Harbor School District Efficiency Plan Highlights Savings

Posted on 06 May 2015

Sag Harbor School Business Administrator Jennifer Buscemi has been working with a number of Suffolk County school districts in an effort to present New York State with an efficiency plan that if successful could end with taxpayers receiving a tax rebate check in their mailboxes.