The announcement by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone on Sunday went into effect in the county’s schools on Monday, and will last through Monday, March 30, unless officials announce otherwise.
According to communications from several area school districts, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has ordered all schools in the county to close for two weeks, beginning Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 27.
The Hayground School is closed Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13, according to a letter sent to parents late Wednesday night by Marcelle Langendal, the faculty chair of the Bridgehampton school.
The Sag Harbor School District announced at just over 7 p.m. on Wednesday night that it would close for classes at the elementary and high school for the next 10 days.
The Sag Harbor School District announced this week it would cancel student events and end the middle school winter sports season early, in an effort to protect students, staff and community members from potential exposure to COVID-19.
The Sag Harbor School Board of Education was presented with a draft $45 million budget for the 2020-21 school year at its February 10 business meeting, although school business administrator Laurie Baum cautioned it was just a draft and that figure would likely decrease at the board workshops the new spending plan.
Westhampton Beach resident Bill Donahue has produced a short film “Unspoken, Now Told: Recovery Stories,” in collaboration with Human Understanding and Growth Services Inc., or HUGS, based in Westhampton Beach.
The levels of arsenic detected at the Sag Harbor Learning Center were deemed not hazardous, Brandon Broderick, a professional geologist who works in environmental and construction consulting and testing, informed the Sag Harbor Board of Education at its Monday work session.
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, as well as pediatric offices and local schools, all reported this week that they have seen an early outbreak of flu cases this season.
Childhood is too short to waste on a smartphone — and that is the message that was delivered to parents at Sag Harbor Elementary School last Thursday, during a PTA-sponsored discussion on the “Wait Until 8th”pledge, a national movement aimed at encouraging parents not to allow their children to have smartphones or access to social media until they are in the eighth grade.
Climate Change affects the world and our way of life in one way or another. The Southampton Youth Bureau’s getting the conversation started about Climate Change through this year’s Creative Arts Contest. The contest is open to students in grades 5 through 12 who reside or attend school in the Town of Southampton.
“The Hive,” as it became known, or “The Matchbox” because of its extremely tight quarters, measures 37 feet sideline to sideline, and 55 feet baseline to baseline, which is 13 and 19 feet smaller, respectively, than a regulation-sized high school basketball court.
Katy Graves has been named the executive director of the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton.
The Sag Harbor School Board of Education took a stance Monday night against writing a letter to New York State, in opposition or in favor of, a legislation that would require children receive the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and influenza vaccine to attend school or daycare in New York State.
Arsenic — a chemical that can be toxic — was detected in soils found on the Division Street property that is home to the Sag Harbor Learning Center this past spring by contractors and architects renovating the former Stella Maris Regional School building into administrative offices and pre-kindergarten facilities for the Sag Harbor School District.