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New Stella Maris School Projected for Completion in July 2019

The anticipated opening of the former Stella Maris Regional School as an early childhood education center operated by the Sag Harbor School District has been pushed back again, from January to July of 2019

Students Pour Their Hearts into ‘Don’t Drink the Water’

The Pierson High School theater department has taken on dramatic stories, quirky family tales and traditional high school literary works, but this year is trying its hand at pure comedy with the Woody Allen play “Don’t Drink the Water.”

SAFE Addresses Social Host Law with Video Project

A pair of actors welcomed 11 kids from Pierson and Southampton high schools into their movie-set home on Sunday for a party complete with empty beer cans and red plastic cups as props — all for a good cause.

Education Briefs: Private School Busing Considered, Stella Maris Survey Closing

Following up on an issue raised during a previous Sag Harbor School Board meeting by a community member who is a retired bus driver, the board on Monday talked about adding more busing for students who attend private or religious schools.

Test Scores Look Good in Sag Harbor Schools

Results show high school Regents test scores rose in several subject areas and proficiency levels rose across the grades in elementary and middle school English and math.

Bridgehampton School District Awards Construction Contracts

The Bridgehampton School awarded contracts to construction, electrical, plumbing and heating and cooling companies at Wednesday night’s school board meeting.

School News: Killer Bees Visit ‘Today Show,’ Wellness Conference Thursday

They were in attendance with NBA star Shaquille O’Neal, who was part of the production team of “Killer Bees,” the documentary on the legendary basketball program in Bridgehampton.

Bridgehampton School Board Talks Need for More Class Options

It was evident last week that it isn’t as easy as an agreement among board members to hire more teachers or add classes to the curriculum.

Study: Sag Harbor School Enrollment on Downward Slide

Estimates released Monday by the Sag Harbor School District administration show this year’s student enrollment down from last year and small decreases projected in the student population in the next nine years as well.

Pierson Grad Departs for the Coast Guard

Andrew, who was this year’s recipient of the Lance Cpl. Jordan C. Haerter Award in honor of the local Marine killed in action in Iraq 10 years ago, departed two weeks ago for the United States Coast Guard.

Southampton Town Seeks Youth for Model Government Program

Southampton Town is establishing a chapter of one of the oldest model government programs in the nation, and is seeking high school students — not just from Southampton Town — to participate.

Thiele Pitches Commuter Trains in Sag Harbor

Members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor, the union of faculty employed by the Sag Harbor School District, expressed cautious support of the proposed South Fork Commuter Connection in a survey conducted by the school district last week.

‘Teeny Wall’ Unveiled for Theater Kids at Pierson

Now, students and visitors can take a trip down memory lane at Pierson, where a wall documenting the school’s Teeny Awards achievements was unveiled on Friday just in time for a student-run rendition of the show “13 the Musical.”

Bridgehampton School Voters Approve $4.7M More for Construction

At 57 percent voter approval – a slightly higher rating than the initial $24.7 million bond itself garnered when it was approved in December 2016 – the final result on Thursday was 132 in favor, 98 opposed to the additional funding.

Thiele to Pitch Commuter Service Monday in Sag Harbor

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. will attend the Monday, September 17, meeting of the Sag Harbor School Board to offer information about the planned South Fork Commuter Connection, a system of trains and shuttles for local employees with long work commutes that’s set to begin in the spring.

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