Education

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.

Sag Harbor School Survey Reveals Few Planning to Take Commuter Trains

Just 37 of the 108 members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor answered a school survey asking who plans to use the South Fork Commuter Connection.

Sag Harbor Schools Puts Emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion

The Sag Harbor School Board on Monday voted 5-0 to formally establish the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Sag Harbor Board Members Call for Zero Tax Levy Increase Option

Board members Chris Tice and Alex Kriegsman said they recognize many homeowners in New York are impacted by the loss of their federal income tax deductions for state and local property taxes.

Snow Postpones Activities for Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton Schools

The Bridgehampton School District has canceled after-school activities on Tuesday, including the varsity boys basketball game, and the Sag Harbor School District has canceled after-school activities and put winter bus stops in effect.

Our Sons and Daughters Celebrates 10 Years of Education

Gardens sprouted up and goats and chickens came home to roost. Now there are 29 children enrolled in two children’s garden classes, with four teachers on staff. In a high-tech, fast-paced world, Waldorf education feels for many like the perfect antidote.

Former Stella Maris School Gets New Name — and New Construction Estimate

The Sag Harbor School Board on Monday voted unanimously to rename Stella Maris the Sag Harbor Learning Center and to separately name its auditorium-gymnasium for Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage.

Sag Harbor School Board Digs Into Budget

Spending on the operation of the Sag Harbor School District’s buildings is projected to increase about 9 percent in the 2019-2020 school year while maintenance costs for the buildings and grounds is expected to decrease slightly.

Draft of Bridgehampton Budget Shows Nearly 20-Percent Spending Increase

The Bridgehampton School District last Wednesday released an early draft of its 2019-2020 budget, which shows a 19.52-percent increase in year-over-year spending, and which school officials said they anticipate whittling down slightly.

‘Willy Wonka’ Comes to Pierson Middle School Stage

The show opens on Thursday, January 31, at 7 p.m., with performances on February 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. and February 3 at 2 p.m.

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Push on To Start Long Wharf Rehab Right After HarborFest

The long planned $4.32-million renovation of Long Wharf could begin as early as September 9 or 10, right after the Chamber of Commerce’s annual HarborFest event that is set to take place on the wharf on the weekend of September 7 and 8, Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy said last week.

Abelita Mateus Takes Piano to ‘The Terrace’

Abelita Mateus is a singer, songwriter and pianist, part of the new generation of great Brazilian musicians.

Editorial: Gold Stars and Dunce Caps

A Gold Star to members of the clergy in Sag Harbor Village who continue to be particularly active in social justice causes.