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Katy Graves Named Sag Harbor School District Superintendent

Posted on 23 April 2014

Katy Graves was named Superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District in a unanimous vote Wednesday night by the school board of education.

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Four Candidates Announced in Race for Sag Harbor School Board

Posted on 22 April 2014

With three incumbents’ terms ending this summer, four candidates—two of them newcomers—have come forward to enter the race for the Sag Harbor School District Board of Education (BOE).

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Three Candidates Will Vie for Two Seats on the Bridgehampton School Board

Posted on 22 April 2014

With two seats up for grabs, three Bridgehampton parents have come forward to announce their candidacy for the Board of Education (BOE).

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“The Fantasticks” Premieres as Pierson’s First Student-Directed Musical

Posted on 21 April 2014

In its first ever musical produced and directed entirely by students, Pierson Middle/High School presents “The Fantasticks,” a comedic romance that tells the story of two neighboring fathers who pretend to feud in order to trick their children into falling in love.

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Bridgehampton Students will Reunite the Peanuts Gang in “Snoopy! The Musical”

Posted on 21 April 2014

Focusing on the life of Snoopy—and the natural comedy found therein—the Bridgehampton School is presenting “Snoopy! The Musical” in three shows today, Thursday, April 24, Friday, April 25 and and Saturday, April 26.

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Ross Students Offered a Lesson in the Transience of Life

Posted on 16 April 2014

In 1961, two years after Communist China invaded Tibet, 8-year-old Tenzin Yignyen and his parents fled their homeland for India, where they found refuge with other exiled Tibetans in Dharamsala.
Their possessions were gone, and their life uprooted, but rather than giving into hatred toward the Chinese and distrusting the world, the Yignyens—like many other Tibetan families—turned to compassion.
“War is the worst, and it cannot solve any problems; Love and kindness is the fundamental source of our happiness,” Lama Tenzin, now an ordained Buddhist monk, told students in a presentation at the Ross School Friday morning.

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School Board Candidacy Petitions Due Monday in Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor

Posted on 15 April 2014

Residents interested in running for school board in the  Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor School Districts must submit their petitions for candidacy by Monday, April 21. In Bridgehampton, there are two, three-year terms open this year. One seat is currently held by Elizabeth Kotz, a former board president whose son, Henry, is a senior at Bridgehampton [...]

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Sag Harbor School Board Delays Videotaping Policy Approval

Posted on 09 April 2014

While committed to rolling out a six-month trial starting July 1, the Sag Harbor Board of Education postponed the second reading of a policy aimed at allowing the board to videotape its meetings and share those sessions online. The board paused in approving the policy so it can be reworded to more accurately reflect the district’s intentions, said board members on Monday.

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Committee Recommends Scaled Down Parking Lot Option for Pierson

Posted on 09 April 2014

After hearing input from concerned residents Tuesday, members of the Sag Harbor School District’s Educational Facilities Planning Committee decided to recommend the third and smallest of three options for a new parking plan at Pierson Middle-High School to the school board.

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Sag Harbor School District’s Proposed Budget Won’t Pierce Tax Cap

Posted on 09 April 2014

Unlike budgets proposed in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, the Sag Harbor School District’s proposed 2014-15 budget does not pierce the state-mandated tax cap.
In a second presentation of the full budget on Monday, administrators proposed spending of $36.87 million, an increase of $1.36 million or 3.83 percent over the 2013-14 budget.

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