Category | Schools

State Aid for Sag Harbor Uncertain as Governor Cuomo Holds Education Budget Hostage

Posted on 04 February 2015

With Governor Andrew Cuomo holding school aid in limbo in hopes of forcing the New York State Legislature to adopt his educational reforms, next year’s school budgets—and educational mandates—remain a mystery to school boards and administrative teams trying to prepare for the 2015-16 school year.

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Sag Harbor School Board Taken Line by Line Through Proposed Athletics, Buildings and Grounds Budget

Posted on 04 February 2015

With items as precise as $9 for red floor tape, on Tuesday, February 3, Sag Harbor School District Business Administrator Jennifer Buscemi unveiled the athletics and buildings and grounds portions of the first draft of the district’s budget for the 2015-16 school year.

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Bridgehampton School District Unveils First Draft of Proposed $12.6 Million Budget

Posted on 01 February 2015

The Bridgehampton School District appears to be in “much better financial shape this year than last year, according to business administrator Robert Hauser, as the school board on Thursday, January 29, took its first look at a preliminary $12.6 million budget for the 2015-16 school year.

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Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton Back To School Tomorrow

Posted on 29 January 2015

Sag Harbor Schools will reopen with a delayed start tomorrow after students enjoyed three glorious snow days.

Niche Ranking Names Pierson 49th Best Public High School in New York State

Posted on 28 January 2015

Sag Harbor’s Pierson Middle/High School was ranked the 49th best public high school in New York State in the Niche list, a national rating determined not just by statistics, but also alumni, parent and student survey responses. Pierson’s grade, of which academics account for 50 percent, was an “A+” overall.

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STORM UPDATE: Sag Harbor & Bridgehampton Schools Closed Wednesday

Posted on 27 January 2015

Both the Bridgehampton School District and Sag Harbor School District announced Tuesday afternoon that school will be closed on Wednesday, January 28. “Due the continuing snow storm and the safety concerns of transporting our students, all Sag Harbor Schools will be closed and all school activities and sports are cancelled fortomorrow, Wednesday, January 28, 2015,” said [...]

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i-Tri Girls Find Self-Empowerment Through Triathlons

Posted on 22 January 2015

Theresa Roden’s motivation to run a triathlon came from a somewhat surprising source of inspiration: sitting on the beach. While visiting Block Island, Ms. Roden, who lives in Springs, saw a group of jubilant runners dart by, turned to her family and said, quite simply, “I’m going to do this next year.”

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Sag Harbor School Board Has No Plans to Revisit Videotaping Policy

Posted on 22 January 2015

The Sag Harbor Board of Education’s narrow 4-3 decision last month to no longer include the public comment portions from the videos of its meetings broadcast on its website, LTV and SEA-TV, has raised criticism from a small but vocal segment of the school community.

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LTV Director Asks Sag Harbor School Board to Reconsider Broadcast Limitations

Posted on 18 January 2015

In the wake of the Sag Harbor Board of Education’s decision last month to stop broadcasting the public comment portions of its meetings, LTV Executive Director Seth Redlus on Monday urged the board to reconsider its ruling, saying its liability concerns were unfounded.

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Sag Harbor School District Presents First Draft of $1.5 Million Support Services Budget

Posted on 16 January 2015

To start the Sag Harbor School District’s five-month budget season, Business Administrator Jennifer Buscemi presented the first draft of a nearly $1.5 million support services budget, which covers the board of education, central administration, legal services, public information services, and insurance components of the district’s overall budget.

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