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It's Graduation Time For East End Classes Of 2008

by Mariah Quinn
School News - With graduating classes ranging in size from 223 students in Westhampton Beach to just eight in Bridgehampton, classes of all sizes and students of all backgrounds will make the transition from high schoolers to graduates this week, four years finished with a twist of a tassel and a toss of a cap.


Negotiations Go Smoothly For Southampton Teachers As Board Awards New Contract

School News - The Southampton Board of Education voted unanimously in favor or a new two-year contract with the Southampton Teachers Association at a public meeting held on June 25. The new agreement will extend from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.


Grads Urged To Lead Change; Get By On Your Wits And Courage

by Aaron Boyd
School News - Just before 12 noon on Saturday, June 28, a crimson river flowed out from the hallowed halls of East Hampton High School, making its way across the parking lot and into a tent filled with proud parents and jubilant friends as 222 red-caped seniors filed towards the front of the audience and took their rightful place on either side of a lavish podium.


Bishop Tells Southampton Grads To Remember Home On Path To Tomorrow

by Kelly Carroll
School News - Even though they have yet to leave, students in Southampton High Schoolís Class of 2008 know that they can, in fact, come home again.


Most Area Schools Score Well In State Tests; Dispute Comparisons

by Kelly Carroll
School News - While school may be out for summer, the results of the New York State math and English Language Arts (ELA) tests are still fresh in the minds of many school administrators. Progress in achievement in the area of English Language Arts (ELA) has been an issue in New York State for some time, and that does not exclude the schools of the South Fork.


East Hampton Students Return To Polished Rooms And New Dress Regs

by Aaron Boyd
School News - East Hamptonís school-goers returned to class on Wednesday morning, Sept. 3, to new polished classrooms, remodeled lavatories and hallways, as well a few new school rules dictating dress code and use of electronic devices.


Suffolk County Community College Wins National Recognition For TV Ads

School News - Suffolk County Community College is the winner of two Gold Paragon Awards in a competition sponsored by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR).


Amagansett's New School Superintendent Keen On Technology Aides

by Aaron Boyd
School News - The Amagansett school system's new superintendent and principal, Eleanor Tritt, plans to bring her extensive experience in education and technology to the service of Amagansettís students, melding a traditional curriculum with the skills necessary to meet the technology age.


East Hampton Board Of Education Approves Trip To Italy For Seniors

by Aaron Boyd
School News - Christine Swickard will be taking her two East Hampton High School Italian classes abroad in Italy this coming April recess. The trip will enable students learning the Italian language, culture and history to experience their studies firsthand.


Progress Remains Elusive For Sag Harbor Teachers In Contract Negotiations

by Aaron Boyd
School News - The Teachers Association of Sag Harbor and the Sag Harbor Union Free School District Board of Education have come to an impasse over the teachersí union contract. Neither the newly appointed Superintendent Dr. John Gratto, nor TASH President Eileen Kochanasz, expect to strike a compromise between the teachers and the board in the near future. Negotiations are on-going.


Westhampton High School Students Looking To CURE Energy Dependency

by Kelly Carroll
School News - Westhampton Beach High School teacher Jok Kommer and his students, members of the schoolís CURE group (Classmates United in Restoring the Environment) are taking on a new environmental CAUSE, a project that hopes to eventually install a working solar energy system at the high school.


Southampton's New School Playground Delights Elementary Students

by Kelly Carroll
School News - Students at Southampton Elementary School can once again get full use out of their recess. Before school began on Tuesday, Oct. 14, Principal Bertha Richard held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the schoolís new playground.


Two Seasoned Politicians Hold Press Conference With Aspiring Journalists

by Kelly Carroll
School News - New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele (R-Sag Harbor) and County Legislator Ed Romaine (R-1st) were on hand Monday for the Sixth Annual High School Press Conference, welcoming approximately 100 local area high school students at the SUNY Stony Brook Southampton campus. The event, held every year for young, aspiring journalists, was an opportunity for students to experience a live press conference hosted by actual political leaders.


Pre-Schoolers Learn The ABC's Of Veterans Day

by Kelly Carroll
School News - It was an early Veteranís Day celebration Monday as classes from the Southampton Pre-K program honored veterans from around the school district with a ceremony complete with song, plaques and kid-made paper poppy flowers, a tradition in remembrance of those who sacrificed their lives while serving in the armed forces.


Southampton Schools Anticipate 3.62 Percent Increase; More Cuts Are Likely

by Kelly Carroll
School News - On recommendation of the districtís budget advisory committee, Southampton schools are looking at an increase of 3.62 percent in the 2009-2010 school year budget, however, officials are expected to make further cuts as the budget adoption deadline approaches.


Principal's Tenure Review Sparks Controversy In Southampton

by Kelly Carroll
School News - After hearing that Southampton Elementary School Principal Bertha 'Cookie' Richard's chance for tenure was in question, dozens of school district parents and community members gathered at the Southampton Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, May 5, to show their support.


School Budgets Pass From Montauk To Westhampton

by Kelly Carroll
School News - Area residents turned out the vote Tuesday, May 19, passing 2009-2010 school district budgets in Montauk, Amagansett, Springs, East Hampton, Wainscott , Sag Harbor, Southampton, Tuckahoe, Hampton Bays and Westhampton Beach .


First Meeting Of County-Wide Student Congress On Tolerance Convened

School News - Seeking to empower students to address the issues of tolerance and acceptance, County Executive Steve Levy convened a meeting of student representatives from 37 school districts to brainstorm ways to end hate.


Graduates Walk Their Way Thru Changing Times

by Aaron Boyd
School News - With another year gone by another class of graduates bid farewell to East Hampton High School, venturing off to college, careers and the endless opportunities of life.


Levy Pushes For Consolidation Of Services At County Schools

School News - Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy will be hosting a meeting of officials from the 69 county school districts for the purpose of discussing ways to facilitate the consolildation of non-educational services.


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