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  • Dance Centre of the Hamptons, located in Westhampton Beach, was named TOP ELITE STUDIO, at Kids Artistic Review on Sunday, March 18th.  The event was held at St. John the Baptist High School. DCOTH is directed by Nicole Dennehy and established by Leigh Kestin.  It has been a fixture of the Greater Westhampton community for 24 years!<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by Lmmo, Remsemburg, Mar 24</span>
  • For the first time in Hampton Bays High School history, two science research students earned awards at the Long Island Science and Engineering Fair. This year’s competition was held at the Crest Hollow Country Club on March 15. Senior Sydney Caldwell took home third place in the category of translational medicine, while fellow senior Meghan Long earned an honorable mention for her work in behavior sciences. Both students have been working on their respective research projects with mentors and science research teacher Dr. Stephanie Forsberg since their freshman year.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 23</span>
  • Members of the Westhampton Beach High School Cure Club recently raised awareness of world hunger by experiencing 30 hours without food themselves. The event raised $2,031 in donations that were used to purchase basic hygiene items for those in need at the Riverhead-based homeless outreach center, Maureen’s Haven.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 23</span>
  • Hampton Bays Middle School sixth-graders Gianna Betta, Emary Thieling and Maya Sanabria were among those who recently took part in a book review project with help from author Jerome Mark Antil. As part of the challenge, sixth-graders were asked to read Antil’s “The Pompey Hollow Book Club,” while eighth-graders were assigned “Hemingway, Three Angels, and Me.” After reading the stories, the students wrote reviews of them and sent them to Antil. Antil will join the students in the spring to discuss their reviews and present them with certificates.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 23</span>
  • Hampton Bays High School students were selected to perform in several prestigious music festivals this year.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 22</span>
  • Members of the Hampton Bays High School newspaper, The Tide, had an opportunity to practice their reporting skills as part of a simulated press conference held at the high school on March 16. During the simulation, students who chose to participate in the National School Walkout on March 14 in honor of the victims of Parkland, Florida, held a press conference to speak about their experiences during the event. Each student made an articulate and passionate statement before fielding questions from the student reporters.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 22</span>
  • The members of the Hampton Bays Elementary School service organization, K-Kids, raised more than $300 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as part of a “Green Day” fundraiser. Dressed in green, the students sold green necklaces throughout the day on March 16.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 22</span>
  • Hampton Bays High School senior Michelle Moreno Mendoza has earned the prestigious 2018 Angelo Del Toro Scholarship Award. Mendoza received the recognition for displaying leadership, civic activism and passion at the Angelo Del Toro Leadership Institute held recently in Albany. She was also required to pen an essay on the topic of artistic expression. As part of the leadership institute, Mendoza took part in a mock assembly session in which she collaborated with 40 students from across Long Island to argue the pros and cons of four legislative bills. The bills were related to excessive force by law enforcement, the DREAM Fund, immigration and fair pay. Mendoza said she will be studying political science in college in the fall and would like to become a lawyer.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 22</span>
  • Hampton Bay native and 2011 Hampton Bay High School graduate Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Catz is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 22</span>
  • Hampton Bays Cub Scout Pack 483 hosted its annual Pinewood Derby on March 3 at St. Rosalie's Community Center. The winners were, from left, third place, Marcus Haynia; second place, John Anderson; and first place, Brian Schrage.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 16</span>
  • Students at Westhampton Beach Elementary School displayed knowledge of science at the school’s 20th annual math, science and technology fair on March 8. The winners were, from left, Leo Bonawandt, Mary Atkinson, Cameron Hipp, Elisabeth Sultan, Bryce Groth and Nathaniel O’Hara. They will move on to compete at Brookhaven National Lab’s annual science fair on May 5.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 15</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School second-graders recently creating hand "fossils" for science class.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 15</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School second-graders recently creating hand "fossils" for science class.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 15</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School second-graders recently creating hand "fossils" for science class.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 15</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School second-graders recently creating hand "fossils" for science class.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 15</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School second-graders recently creating hand "fossils" for science class.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 15</span>
  • As part of its character education program, the Hampton Bays School District held its second-quarter “Rising to the Challenge” ceremony on March 7. During the ceremony, 24 students were recognized for displaying outstanding character. To be considered for selection, the students were required to demonstrate consistent effort, take learning risks, seek out and accept challenges, and apply learning strategies. They also had to demonstrate optimism and resilience, have a positive attitude, inspire others, and serve as team players and role models.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 15</span>
  • Writers for the Hampton Bays High School student newspaper, The Tide, represented their school at Adelphi University’s Press Day and Quill Awards on February 28.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 15</span>
  • Members of the Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce joined the mayor and trustees of the Village of Westhampton Beach in welcoming Lift WHB, a new gym, to the village with a ribbon-cutting on Saturday. From left, Village Trustees Steve Frano and Ralph Urban, Chamber board member Lillian Schon, Village Trustee Brian Tymann holding his daughter, Lift WHB owner Carol DeVault, Jennifer Zappola, Lift WHB Owner Ken Fitzgerald, Gina Tassa, Mayor Maria Moore, Laurie Powers, Chamber board member Phillip Grossman and Village Trustee Rob Rubio. NEIL SALVAGGIO<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 12</span>
  • Hampton Bays Middle School student Ryan Hughes, second from left, will compete in the New York State Geographic Bee on April 6, after winning the school-level competition. With him are social studies teachers Rich Doulos, left, school-level runner-up Robert McNamara and teacher Christopher Romero, right..<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 9</span>
  • East Quogue Elementary School second-graders, from left, Benny Presutti, Logan Barnabee, Emma Garcia, and Solange Arguello get comfortable in a classroom reading center.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 8</span>
  • Westhampton Beach High School Virtual Enterprise students will compete in the National Business Plan Competition in April. From left are team members Grace O'Hare, chief financial officer; Maeve Murphy, chief strategy officer; Bjorn Christensen, chief executive officer; Drew Malabre, chief technology officer; Ansley Berman, chief operating officer; and Chloe Koonmen, chief marketing officer.
Team SPFy’s winning virtual business plan includes the development and promotion of organic skincare items. The mission of the company is to educate young people about skin cancer and the harmful effects of melanoma.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 8</span>
  • Decked out in “Cat in the Hat” headwear, Westhampton Beach Elementary School first-graders celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2. As part of the celebration, the students listened to a reading of “Green Eggs and Ham” and drew illustrations of foods they would like to try<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 8</span>
  • Members of Hampton Bays Elementary School’s service club, K-Kids, recently raised $300 for local nonprofit Flying Point Foundation for Autism and for the Special Olympics, as part of an annual autism awareness fundraiser. They raised the money by selling bubbles and paper puzzle pieces. All puzzle pieces sold were displayed in the school’s main hallway.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 8</span>
  • Hampton Bays High School hosted its first ever Unified Hockey game on Thursday, March 1, which gave life skill students from both Hampton Bays and Southampton a true athletic experience on a big stage and gave them a chance to make relationships with other students.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Mar 5</span>
  • Great job to all who entered the Hampton Bays Middle School Geo Bee! Congratulations to the runner up, Bo McNamara, & first place winner, Ryan Hughes! As the winner, Ryan recently took a test to see if he qualifies for the NY State Bee in April. Good luck Ryan!<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted by Thewayitusedtobe, Hampton Bays, Feb 28</span>
  • Daniel L. Purkis of Westhampton, who has been named to the president’s list at Clemson University for the fall 2017 semester.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 26</span>
  • The Westhampton Free Library’s March Community Hero, Laura Fabrizio, second from right, with Moriches Bay Project cohorts James Hulme,left, Aram Terchunian and Dwight Surgan, right.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 22</span>
  • Tara Hudson’s kindergartners at Westhampton Beach Elementary School marked their 100th day of school on February 15 with a number of themed activities. They decorated “100 Days of School” hats and made paper gumball machines and cupcakes featuring 100 gumball sprinkles. They also teamed up with their third-grade buddies for the 100 Olympics, in which they completed 10 repetitions of 10 athletic activities to reach 100.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 22</span>
  • With a 350-square-foot blank hallway wall as their canvas, student-artists at Hampton Bays High School used their talents to design and paint a colorful and inspiring work of art that captures the spirit of their school. The mural came to fruition as part of a unity mural project created by local artist Joyce Raimondo, who works with students across Long Island to foster positive expression through art. “With so much tension in our country today, I wanted to create a project that would give young people a creative forum for teamwork and peaceful collaboration,” said Raimondo. “The schools’ mottos come to life with murals by students, for students.”<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Feb 22</span>