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Local School Board Campaigns Take Shape

School board election campaigns are in full swing in Sag Harbor, with three candidates actively campaigning so far and four others tentatively considering running for three open seats.

Noyac Civic Council Audience Asks Questions on Sag Harbor School Budget

Sag Harbor superintendent Katy Graves and business administrator Dr. Philip Kenter handled the inquiries on the $43.4 million budget plan.

Bridgehampton School Adds Technology Teacher to Budget Plan

Bridgehampton School District officials have heeded the suggestions of parents and added the salary for another new teacher to its proposed 2019-2020 budget plan.

Work To Commence ‘Immediately’ at Sag Harbor Learning Center

The Sag Harbor School Board unanimously approved a general contractor, an electrician and a heating, ventilation and air conditioning company.

Proposed $43.4M Sag Harbor Schools Budget Will Include 3-Percent Levy Increase

Questions remain over how the district will close a gap between revenue and expenses in the proposed $43.4 million spending plan.

Sag Harbor Projects Rise in Spending at Individual Schools in 2019-2020 Budget

Spending on supplies and teaching staff for the Sag Harbor School District’s three campuses — including the anticipated opening of the Sag Harbor Learning Center, formerly Stella Maris — is projected to increase next year.

Fairchild, Coffey Top the Senior Class in Bridgehampton

Bridgehampton High School announced this week that seniors James Fairchild and Autumn Coffey have been named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Class of 2019.

Pierson High School Robotics Team Builds, and Rebuilds

With history teacher Susan Duff at the helm this year — the school’s first female head robotics advisor in the team’s nearly 25-year history — Pierson is looking to make a name for itself.

Bridgehampton Robotics Team Has High Hopes for Advanced Robot

A tight-knit team of Bridgehampton School whiz kids have built what they call the most advanced robot their team has ever created.

Sag Harbor Transportation Report Lacking, Some Board Members Say

A consultant paid for by the Sag Harbor School District has released a number of recommendations for how it can improve its busing system.

Later Start Time Impacts Sag Harbor Students, Teachers

The decision to start the school day later at Pierson Middle-High School has had an impact on students and teachers, including those who play and coach sports and those who don’t.

Sag Harbor School Board Wants More Budget Options

"People are really going to get hit this year and it’s time to see if we can do better watching the store,” school board member Susan Lamontagne said.

Ross School To Host Eminent Buddhist Monk and Professor

Tenzin Yignyen, a Buddhist monk and visiting professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will return to the Ross School on Monday, March 18

Bridgehampton Parents Debate Administrators Versus Teachers in School Budget

A handful of parents on Wednesday grilled Bridgehampton School officials over the district’s proposal to add more money to administrative salaries in its proposed budget than it is planning to add for the hiring of new teachers.

Bridgehampton School Trims Budget, Plans Community Forum

Bridgehampton School District officials will give a presentation on their proposed 2019-2020 budget during a community forum on Wednesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the school gym.

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