Education

Carriero To Be Appointed Pierson High School Principal

Bethany Carriero, who has served as principal of Pierson Middle School since 2018, will be named principal of Pierson High School on Thursday, September 10, the Sag Harbor School District announced.

Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton School Districts Prepare for Reopening

Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton School Districts Prepare for Reopening

John Jermain Library Is A Learning Annex For Kids, Parents Alike

Even though its hours are limited, the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor has launched a series of new programs to help students — and their parents — cope with the brave new world of education in the age of the coronavirus pandemic.

LeClerc, Raebeck Join The Ranks Of New Sag Harbor Elementary School Retirees

Second grade teacher Maryellen LeClerc, who has taught in Sag Harbor for 33 years, and kindergarten teacher Susan Raebeck, who has spent 23 years at the school, have both announced plans to retire.

Tracing The Waves Of Immigration That Have Defined Sag Harbor

Given the prominence of immigration in the current national debate, it’s not unusual that the Sag Harbor Historical Society would present an exhibit on it. What is unusual is that the exhibit, “Then and Now: A Story of Immigration in Sag Harbor,” which opens on Sunday, August 23, has been curated by 17-year-old Aubrey Peterson, who will be a senior at East Hampton High School this fall.

Some East End Schools See Surge In Enrollment; Some Don’t

With East End school districts still trying to figure out just what shape the upcoming school year will take, they also find themselves juggling with the prospect that second homeowners, who have taken refuge on the East End during the coronavirus pandemic, might enroll their children in local schools en masse, overwhelming the ability of schools to provide a safe classroom experience in the age of social distancing.

After Governor Cuomo Greenlights School Reopening, Area Districts Reveal Back To School Plans

All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.

East End Families Plan To Balance Work And Kids As Schools Open In The...

East End Families Plan To Balance Work And Kids As Schools Open In The Fall

Pediatricians Discuss Benefits, Pitfalls Of School Reopenings For Students

Pediatricians Discuss Benefits, Pitfalls Of School Reopenings For Students

Sag Harbor 9-Year-Old Mows Lawns For Free As Part Of Raising Men Challenge

Sag Harbor 9-Year-Old Mows Lawns For Free As Part Of Raising Men Challenge

Young Artists Will Show Their Work At CMEE Opening

The children’s joint effort, “La Vida En Tiempos de Covid,” an approximately three-and-a-half-minute digital presentation, will be unveiled on an outdoor movie screen at a drive-in opening in the museum’s parking lot from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 15.

Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center Discusses Inequality, and Childcare, During COVID-19

Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center Discusses Inequality, and Childcare, During COVID-19

With Deadline Approaching, Schools Begin to Unveil Reopening Plans

With the deadline for school districts in New York State to file plans to reopen their buildings for instruction this fall fast approaching — plans must be submitted this Friday, July 31 — South Fork schools have been rolling out scenarios for their districts, most including full-time, in-school instruction for early learners and elementary school students, and modified schedules for older students that includes distance learning.

Sag Harbor School Board Offered Two Additional Reopening Plans

Superintendent Jeff Nichols announced that the district task force, which has been charged with coming up with a reopening plan, has proposed two additional options to a recommendation unveiled last week that would have students in prekindergarten through ninth grade attend school in person and students in 10th through 12th grades continue to be educated by remote means.

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Sag Harbor Publisher Dr. Martin Shepard Dies

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