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.

Bridgehampton School Officials Explain Need for More Money

The Bridgehampton School District is going out to the taxpayers seeking an additional $4.74 million for construction in a vote to be held Thursday, September 13, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the school gym.

Bridgehampton School Student Aims to Make a Dent in Food Insecurity

James Fairchild’s resume reads like a future CEO in the making. Architecture internship in Argentina? Been there. Robotics team pilot, two years in a row? Done that. Decorated varsity tennis player? Check.

Pierson Student Sings Her Way Into Film Soundtrack

Sirena-Lee Carey has a lovely singing voice, and it caught the attention of Ginew Benton, a film director and member of the Native American Ojebwe tribe who has included a song she wrote in his independent science-fiction film.

Assemblyman Pitches Commuter Trains to Bridgehampton School

School employees were heavy users of commuter trains about 10 years ago when County Road 39 in Southampton was being improved. Now state officials are banking on them once again taking advantage of such trains.

Bridgehampton School Incurs Additional Busing Costs

Due to what a school official described as a paperwork mistake when the district’s latest transportation contract with the McCoy Bus Company was drawn up, the Bridgehampton School Board on Wednesday found itself approving additional money for busing to the H.B. Ward Technical Center in Riverhead.

Bridgehampton School Forum to be Held on Additional Construction Costs

School district officials say they need an additional $4.74 million for the project, which fell short, they say, due to unanticipated delays in the length of time it took to get the project approved by the New York State Education Department.

Sag Harbor School Board Rejects New Residency Policy

The Sag Harbor School Board on Monday sent the district’s administration back to the drawing board with its proposed new policy governing how and when it will verify if its students actually live within district boundaries and what to do when complaints and violations arise.

School District Spells Out Stella Maris Delays

Administrators attributed the change to the architectural review procedure by the New York State Education Department — a process that has been blamed for cost increases in other recent Sag Harbor School District construction projects.

Sag Harbor School Board Limits Middle Schoolers’ Cell Phone Use

Come September, students at Pierson Middle School will have to keep their cell phones not only silenced, but also out of sight and not in pockets or otherwise on their person

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