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Education Briefs: Communications Coordinator, Transportation Consultant Hired

The Sag Harbor School Board on Monday voted 4-1 to create the position of “communications coordinator” by adding 11 hours to the 29-hour-a-week position of district clerk, making it a full-time position.

School Officials Mum on Lack of After-School Program for Middle Schoolers

It’s nearly halfway through the school year and the new after-school program for Pierson Middle School students approved by the Sag Harbor School Board in October has yet to be launched.

Budget Talks Begin in Sag Harbor Schools

The Sag Harbor School District has begun digging line-by-line into a 2018-19 budget plan, with top officials instructing teachers, department leaders and other staff members to keep increases minimal and offset any jumps with decreases to keep the budget as flat as possible.

School Will Be in Session on April 2 in Sag Harbor

Because three snow days were used for inclement weather in recent weeks while only two were in the calendar, the district will now hold classes on Monday, April 2, as a make-up day.

Superintendent Pitches Communications Coordinator Position

Citing a need to boost communications in the district, Ms. Graves pitched to the school board a plan to establish a communications coordinator position.

Sag Harbor School District Debates Hiring Transportation Consultant

The Sag Harbor School District’s one-mile “flagpole rule” may soon come under the microscope of a transportation consultant

Bridgehampton School Earns $8,000 for Ag Farming

The Bridgehampton School District has received an $8,000 grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets

Honor Roll: Protecting the Environment, One Carbon Footprint at a Time

On several trips to and an internship inside the Amazon rainforests in her native country of Brazil, Valentina Vaney found herself inspired by the...

Student Artists Showcase at the Parrish This Weekend

“Where are you really from?” is not a simple question for Bastienne Schmidt to answer.

Effort to Bring Aquatics to Southampton Returns to Starting Block

Southampton Town Aquatics and Recreation, a group whose initial effort to build a public swimming pool was shot down in a referendum back in the mid-1990s, is back at it.

#MeToo Resonates With Students

The message was about how to create “radical community healing” in the face of revelations of sexual assault, abuse and harassment and domestic violence.

Pierson Middle School to Produce ‘Seussical’ Musical

Pierson Middle School thespians have been busy transforming the school auditorium into Whoville for this year’s musical production, “Seussical.”

Early Look at Bridgehampton School Budget Shows $1.9 Million Increase

An early presentation of the district’s 2018-19 budget last week showed the district aiming to stay within the state-mandated cap on tax levy increases.

Bridgehampton School Board Appoints Four New Senior Administrators

The Bridgehampton School District on Wednesday ushered in a new era of leadership, appointing four new senior administrators to multi-year contracts.

Dr. Favre To Retire from Bridgehampton School in Late February

Bridgehampton School District superintendent and principal Dr. Lois Favre has submitted her formal notice of retirement.

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Breakwater Sailors Place Second at Grenada Sailing Week

Lilee Fell, Liz Joyce and Sara Nightingale represented Sag Harbor in the classic yacht division at Grenada Sailing Week.

Duryea Named Swimmer of the Meet at Counties

The East Hampton/Pierson boys swim team finished eighth out of 29 teams at the Suffolk County Championships on Saturday.

Bees Lose to Greenport, Turn Focus to State Playoffs

Bridgehampton and Greenport, longtime playoff rivals, faced off in Tuesday’s non-elimination Suffolk County C-D Championship game at Suffolk County Community College in Selden.