Education

Seek Ways to Track Student’s Progress

By Melissa Lynch   As the Sag Harbor School District settles into a new school year, superintendent Dr. John Gratto and members of the board of...

Edible Schoolyard Proposed At Bridgehampton

More than a decade ago, chef Alice Waters founded the Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley, California sparking a national culinary movement to bring the production...

Elementary School Students Take First Harvest

By Melissa Lynch The Sag Harbor Elementary School has finally completed its outdoor classroom — the long anticipated greenhouse — and now plants are ready...

Security Measures and New Faces at School

By Melissa Lynch Of the topics that were discussed at Monday night’s school board meeting, security was one that garnered a good deal of discussion....

Objectives, Goals and Just Do Its

There are goals, there are objectives and then there are “just do its.” The Sag Harbor School District adopted their goals for the upcoming...

District Is Targeting Special Education Spending

Each year during budget season, special education at Sag Harbor is scrutinized by a faction of the community concerned over high classification rates and...

School Criticized In State’s Audit

The New York State Comptroller’s Office released their audit of the Sag Harbor School District, from July 2006 to November 2007, this week and...

Noyacans Grill School Superintendent

  For the past year or so, members of the Noyac Civic Council have taken a keen interest in the local public school district, specifically...

Athletic Director Appointed In Sag Harbor

  By Tony Mar The yearlong search for Pierson High School’s new athletic director has concluded, and 42-year-old William Madsen, most recently the varsity football coach...

Hired & Questioned

A number of vacant positions in the Sag Harbor School District were filled at Monday’s school board meeting. It was also revealed that at...

Board Catches Heat Over Website

While a number of vacancies in the district were filled at Monday’s board of education meeting, it was a resignation that garnered the majority...

Raising Meal Prices at Bridgehampton School

The baked ziti at the Bridgehampton School is about to be a little more expensive. Students at the Bridgehampton School have been paying $1.75...

Are There Too Many Committees?

When new Sag Harbor school superintendent Dr. John Gratto was handed a list of board of education sponsored committees, 16 in total, he scratched...

It’s Do or Die for Lunch at Pierson

The upcoming school year could be make-or-break for Pierson’s cafeteria. Based on an audit completed earlier this month which showed a loss of $49,000...

Whittling Down District Goals

The annual summer retreat is an opportunity for the Sag Harbor School Board and the school administrators to sit down and discuss goals for...

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Future of North Haven’s 4-Poster Tick-Killing Program Up for Discussion

The mayor of the only municipality in the region besides Shelter Island that deploys 4-poster feeding stations to kill ticks on deer this week...

Village Board Supports Bond to Bring Electricity to Long Wharf

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday night voted 4-0 to adopt a bond resolution in the amount of $550,000 to finance the installation of electrical service on docks and piers on Long Wharf as a part of the ongoing renovation of that facility.

Sag Harbor School Board Agrees to Honor Former Principal, Robert Schneider

A large, brass plaque hangs in the entryway of Pierson Middle-High School, recognizing the successful completion in 2003 of the largest expansion and renovation project in the district’s history. But the plaque, which lists the names of architects, construction managers, Superintendents Dr. John Barnes and Kathryn Holden, board of education members and faculty involved with the planning, design and construction, has one important name missing: former Pierson High School principal, the late Robert Schneider.