Bridgehampton Seeking More Funding for School Expansion Project

The Bridgehampton School District has hit a snag as it embarks on its $24.7 million expansion and renovation plan — specifically, that that $24.7 million isn’t enough to cover the costs of all the pieces in the plan.

Sag Harbor, Sagaponack Schools Looking to ‘Car Pool’

In a move expected to bring more money into school district coffers, the Sag Harbor School Board on Monday signed a contract with the Sagaponack Common School District to bus its students to school this year.

Kerr Elected Sag Harbor School Board President

January Kerr, who was board vice president last year, was elected school board president by a 6-0 vote on Monday night. Diana Kolhoff, who served as school board president the last two years, was voted in as vice president.

Principal Position Added at Pierson Middle School

Change is on the horizon for Pierson Middle School, which will have its own dedicated principal come September.

A Killer Gift for a Killer Bee

Jamari Gant’s college friends are always surprised when they find out he has appeared in a documentary film. On Friday, it was Jamari's turn to be surprised.

Cultivating More Than Trees at Sag Harbor Schools

They will serve as the subject of science and history lessons. They’re the stuff art projects are made of. They’ll inspire the imaginations of children who have played under and around trees for generations and generations.

Bridgehampton Graduates Decorate Mortarboards

Each of the seven female graduates of Bridgehampton School decorated her mortarboard for Sunday's commencement.

Pierson High School Seniors Celebrate Graduation

Graduation ceremonies this year were held on a cool and cloudy afternoon that staved off rain, allowing family and friends to celebrate loved ones on Pierson Hill. Saturday would be the last time members of the class of 2018 would come together, with proud parents, siblings, friends and faculty gathered to watch the 5 p.m. ceremony.

Bridgehampton School’s Salutatorian Autumn Street on Expanding her Horizons

Street has been named Bridgehampton School’s salutatorian, graduating with a weighted grade point average of 94.5. A lifetime Bridgehampton School student, Ms. Street will be heading to Washington D.C. to attend Howard University this fall.

Bridgehampton School’s Valedictorian Claudia Patterson on the Direction of her Future

Patterson has been named Bridgehampton School’s valedictorian for the class of 2018. Graduating with a weighted grade point average of 95.47, Patterson will attend The University of Wisconsin in Madison come fall.

Ross School Graduate Nina Damiecki on her Passion for Change

The Ross School’s Nina Damiecki transitioned from student to alumni earlier this month. After attending Ross for 16 years, she’ll head to Washington D.C. to attend George Washington University.

Pierson Salutatorian Hope Brindle on Going Against the Flow

The Pierson High School salutatorian for the class of 2018, with a weighted grade point average of 103, will bring her spirited passion to Philadelphia, where she will attend the University of Pennsylvania this fall.

Bridgehampton Commencement Sends Off New Alumni

The Bridgehampton School's Commencement was held this past Sunday. We captured some scenes from the day.

Pierson Valedictorian Leigh Hatfield on Her Desire for Balance

Leigh Hatfield, a quirky, adventurous student, has certainly had her plate full during her time at Pierson. The All-County Scholar Athlete played varsity volleyball and softball, was in the National Honors Society and committed herself to volunteer efforts with local non-profits based in Sag Harbor.

Sag Harbor School District Settles Long-Expired Administrators’ Contract

Top administrators in the Sag Harbor School District will receive pay raises of at least 1.9 percent in each of four years covered in a new contract that was approved by the Sag Harbor School Board in a 5-0 vote on Monday.

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A Conversation With Bonnie Michelle Cannon

Bonnie Michelle Cannon, the executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, was recently appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to the county’s African American Advisory Board.