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Robert J. Lenahan Appointed Chief Of Police For Stony Brook University

School News - Former NYPD Commanding Officer Appointed Chief of Stony Brook University Police Department. Robert J. Lenahan brings 26 years of NYPD experience to the position. “Our Loss is Stony Brook’s gain,” says Police Commissioner Kelly.

Firefighters Make A Friendly Visit To Students During Prevention Month

School News - Members of the Southampton Fire Department visited the Southampton Day Care center on David White's Lane on Monday, Oct. 27, as part of Fire Prevention Month. Youngsters were taught about fire safety by the volunteers who demonstrated their fire fighting skills.

Elementary School Students Sent Home Early To Avoid The Heat

by Mariah Quinn
School News - Southampton School District sent its elementary school students home early and canceled some after-school activities today to ward off health issues that might result from the high temps that continue to blanket the region according to Dr. Richard Boyes, the district's superintendent.

New Superintendent Hopes To Quell Controversy With Public Forum

by Mariah Quinn
School News - After considerable outcry over the lack of public input into the appointment of Dr. John Gratto as the new superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District, Dr. Gratto has agreed to appear at a public forum at the high school library June 17 to answer "questions until their aren’t any more," in an effort to quell complaints among the school community.

Sag Harbor's New Superintendent Announced At Meeting

School News - After several months of searching, Sag Harbor School District has settled on a new administrator to lead the 900-student school system.

Long Island Farm Bureau Announces Scholarship Funds Available

School News - The Long Island Farm Bureau invites all Nassau and Suffolk County High School seniors to apply for a $1,000 scholarship from Long Island Farm Bureau.

Say Goodbye To School Days 'Til September

by Kelly Carroll
School News - It was a scene right out of a Norman Rockwell painting Thursday as children and adults alike celebrated the final day of school at Southampton Elementary. Students attending public and private schools throughout the region from Westhampton Beach to Montauk have bid farewell to the classroom for greener fields of learning during the summer break.

Disgruntled Parents And Teachers Give Sag Harbor School Board A Lesson In Transparency

by Mariah Quinn
School News - More than 150 concerned parents and teachers gathered in the Pierson High School library Tuesday evening to deliver a clear message to the Sag Harbor School Board and its new superintendent Dr. John Gratto: Teachers, parents, and community members should have been included in the process of choosing the superintendent.

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 School’s 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 Hampton’s 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 Amagansett’s 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 teachers’ 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 school’s 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 school’s new playground.

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