For Viggo, a 13-year-old student in the special education department at Springs School, art is his tool for connection, communication and expression. And, above all, it is the place where he belongs.
It may have been borne out of a personal desire to be able to walk to school by himself or with his friends, but a traffic safety plan developed by Calogero Sferrazza, a student at Sag Harbor Elementary School, has caught the attention of both Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy and Police Chief Austin J. McGuire.
While residents in the Sag Harbor School District were told earlier this fall the Sag Harbor Learning Center would open this week, the board of education was informed an unforeseen issue with a retaining wall at the rear perimeter of the property will push back that opening for students into the 2020-21 school year.
A large, brass plaque hangs in the entryway of Pierson Middle-High School, recognizing the successful completion in 2003 of the largest expansion and renovation project in the district’s history. But the plaque, which lists the names of architects, construction managers, Superintendents Dr. John Barnes and Kathryn Holden, board of education members and faculty involved with the planning, design and construction, has one important name missing: former Pierson High School principal, the late Robert Schneider.
Southampton Board Of Education Considers Banning Home-Schooled Students From Participating In After School Activities
This week, the Southampton School District Board of Education is slated to continue discussion of a policy that, if adopted, would prohibit home-schooled students from participating in school-hosted extracurricular activities.
The Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton announced this week that it will begin hosting a “sensory-friendly morning” the first Saturday of every month from 8 to 10 a.m.
Eleanor Tritt will serve as interim superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District while current Superintendent Katy Graves takes a medical leave
Officials at the Sag Harbor School District announced on Wednesday afternoon that Eleanor “Ellie” Tritt will serve as interim superintendent of schools while current Superintendent Katy Graves takes a medical leave.
No Indication So Far That Cyberattack Of Sag Harbor School District Compromised Personal Information
Since the Sag Harbor School District was hit by a cyberattack on November 4, the district’s instructional technology team has been working with an outside security consulting group to restore district systems.
“With a heavy heart, I regret to inform the members of the Board of Education and the community that I will have to step away from my duties beginning on November, 22, 2019 as the Superintendent of the Sag Harbor Schools for immediate surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City,” said Ms. Graves in a letter to the board of education on November 15.
Sag Harbor School District administrators gave the Sag Harbor Board of Education a district-wide analysis of student performance on state tests at the board’s Monday, November 4, meeting.
On Thursday, Pierson High School students were going over their lines as the play’s producer, Melissa Luppi, looked over the set to make sure everything was in place, as they prepared for their opening night, next Thursday, November 21.
Pierson Middle-High School students tied red ribbons throughout the village of Sag Harbor last week, including on benches in the park and on stop signs on Main Street, to raise awareness of drug and alcohol abuse and to demonstrate their commitment to leading healthy lifestyles.
Beginning with a ribbon cutting to be hosted by curator Paul Gerecke right after the annual Sag Harbor Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, the Sag Harbor American Legion's new military history exhibition room will be open to the public free of charge on a limited basis.
The update came just a week after the board was informed by a Sag Harbor school business official that the project would cost millions more than anticipated when voters approved the project in 2016.