Education

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...

Mixing Two School Jobs Troubles Some

To the dismay of many in attendance at Monday’s meeting, the Sag Harbor school board agreed to combine two vacant positions in an effort...

Lunch Program In the Red

A recent audit of Pierson’s school lunch program has turned up a deficit of $49,000 and the district is currently looking at ways to...

Bridgehampton Adopts Tuition Rates

In an effort to make their tuition more competitive for out of district pre-kindergarten students, the Bridgehampton School Board debated and then adopted more...

Pierson Graduation: Change Defines the Person

The 100th graduating class of Pierson High School made its way along Pierson Hill under a sweltering sun Saturday afternoon — the last trip there...

New President Sees Trust as a Priority

The new president of the Sag Harbor Board of Education, Walter Wilcoxen, sees rebuilding the community’s trust in the board as a top priority....

Test Scores Stellar

When news came back that her class ranked second among Long Island schools in English Language Arts test scores, Pierson eighth grade English teacher...

New Super Set To Face Challenge

District Clerk Mary Adamczyk swears in new superintendent Dr. John Gratto. Sag Harbor’s new superintendent arrived on Tuesday and he rearranged the desk in his...

Class of ’48 Returns

Sixty years after their commencement celebration at the Bridgehampton School, four members of the Class of 1948 strolled through the school with principal Jack...

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27Speaks: Getting Ready For ‘Fall’ High School Sports In The Spring, With Spectators

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by reporter Desirée Keegan and Sports Editor Drew Budd for a discussion about the upcoming “fall” sports season (which will be played in the spring), including football, volleyball and cross country. County rules will allow limited spectators at the matches for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.

It’s The RaffaShow: Danny Ximo Channels his Inner Diva for a Good Cause

Danny Ximo recalls that it all began in Sag Harbor back in 2008. The location was The Cigar Bar on Main Street, the occasion was Halloween and the impetus was Arlene Furer, the owner of the place, who suggested that Ximo, who she knew was a performer, dress up in drag and put on a show. “She had the idea of doing something different and inspired me to create Raffa,” Ximo said in a recent interview, referring to his first feminine persona. “She was the one with the idea — the fairy godmother of the show.”

Climate Corner: Do It Yourself EcoFilm Fest

Until this long and COVID-y winter is finally over, you are cordially invited to an environmental film festival located right here on your own couch. And since there are so many great documentaries made about the planet, and you’re so busy (doing what exactly, I’m not sure), I’ve tried to select the best of the best.