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  • Members of Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School’s new Interact Club recently held a successful shoe drive for the Southampton Animal Shelter. The members collected over 300 pairs of shoes that will be sent to Africa as part of the shelter’s Shoes for Shelters Shoe Drive. Pictured with their adviser Susan Denis are Ashley Farez, Simone Kessler, Christina Stivala, Eleanor Byrne and Maylee Konak.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 20</span>
  • Sag Harbor Elementary School second-graders in  Jennifer Regan’s class recently celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday by writing and drawing about the dreams they have for the world. Students wrote about a world with peace, where people make healthy choices and where animals are no long on the endangered species list. Among those who wrote about their dreams for the world are, left to right, Brady Hopkins, Orion Aubry, Anya Oza and Skyla Scheehser.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 16</span>
  • Firefighters Patrick Harden, Springs Fire Department; Chris Beckert, Amagansett Fire Department;  John Glennon, Amagansett Fire Department; and Darrin Downs, Springs Fire Department at Page restaurant in Sag Harbor on Sunday evening. The restaurant hosted a "Thank You" fundraiser for the Sag Harbor Fire Department Sunday evening and invited the public to thank all the volunteers from Sag Harbor and surrounding districts. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 9</span>
  • Firefighters Pete DiGirolamo, Steve Florence, Joey Hernandez and Rick Roesel at Page restaurant in Sag Harbor on Sunday evening. The restaurant hosted a "Thank You" fundraiser for the Sag Harbor Fire Department Sunday evening and invited the public to thank all the volunteers from Sag Harbor and surrounding districts. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 9</span>
  • During the month of December, Pierson Middle School's Student Council members collected gift card donations as part of their annual Giving Tree drive. Eighth-graders Ryan Brown and Savannah Vanhouten were among the Student Council members who helped organize the effort.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 2</span>
  • Pierson Middle School students hosted a snowflake tea for their grandparents on December 16. During the annual event, students spent time with their grandparents while all enjoyed a breakfast of bagels, juice and sweet treats. Sixth-grader Halsey Burton and his grandmother, Geri Woodhouse, were among those who attended.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 2</span>
  • Original plays written by two Pierson High School students were staged at The Young Artists and Writers Project at Stony Brook Southampton on December 9 and 10. The Sag Harbor plays, selected by YAWP, included sophomore Daniella Lejarza’s “Make America Think Again,” and senior Allura Leggard’s “Memory of the Night.” Both plays were acted out by the playwrights’ peers. Among them were Lola Lama, Eva Doyle, Anna Francesca Schiavoni and Dylan Kaminski. Freshman Victoria Dudek-Tipton participated as an assistant director.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Jan 2</span>
  • Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor held a Hanukkah party on Sunday afternoon. KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 19</span>
  • Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor held a Hanukkah party on Sunday afternoon. KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 19</span>
  • Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor held a Hanukkah party on Sunday afternoon. KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 19</span>
  • Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor held a Hanukkah party on Sunday afternoon. Toby LaPierre lights the first candle. KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 19</span>
  • Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor held a Hanukkah party on Sunday afternoon. Rabbi Daniel Geffen gave a talk on the meaning of Hanukkah. KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 19</span>
  • Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor held a Hanukkah party on Sunday afternoon. Rabbi Dan with daughter, Eva Malka, and Cantor Jordan Shaner KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 19</span>
  • Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor held a Hanukkah party on Sunday afternoon. Mareya Espinosa, Kendra Espinosa and Amelia Burnside made menorahs.  KYRIL BROMLEY PHOTOS<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 19</span>
  • Sag Harbor Elementary School hung mittens from its "wish tree" again this year.  Those in need to write down a wish, which is then displayed on a mitten that is hung in the elementary school lobby. During the week of December 8, students and their caregivers  selected mittens to make a wish or two come true. Once all of the wishes arrive at school, the school, through the guidance office, delivers them. Photo Students, left to right, Damari Bazon, Rachel King and Toshi Hiro Shiga, selected mittens.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 15</span>
  • To celebrate the holiday season, Sag Harbor first-graders performed in an original production called, “December in Our Town,” on December 14. As friends and families watched, the young performers danced, acted and sang several holiday songs.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 15</span>
  • Fourth-graders at Sag Harbor Elementary School made desktop presentations about their family holiday traditions for a holiday museum, held on December 14. As part of the classroom presentation, students honed their writing, research and oral skills.  Adelina Breitenbach, left, and Liliana Tubatan with their projects.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 15</span>
  • The tree at the Eastville Community Historical Society’s Heritage House was lit on Saturday evening. KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 13</span>
  • Members of the Pierson High School Youth Advocacy and Resource Development (YARD), and newly formed Pierson Rotary Interact Club, delivered 50 adoption kits to the Southampton Animal Shelter for dogs, cats and bunnies. The effort was part of a grant of $500 from the Southampton Youth Bureau. After visiting the shelter in October and assessing what was needed the students purchased items with the grant money and made up the kits.    DANA SHAW<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 13</span>
  • Terry Sullivan led the carol singing at Eastville Community Historical Society’s tree lighting ceremony at Sag Harbor’s Heritage House on Saturday evening KYRIL BROMLEY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 12</span>
  • The Pierson High School varsity soccer team was recently honored with a Sportsmanship Award by the Suffolk County Soccer Officials Association. Representing the team are captains, left to right,  Will Gawronski, Sam Warne and Sam Anderson.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 9</span>
  • Pierson High School student-athletes Jack Brown and Anna Sherwood were honored as Suffolk Zone Student Leadership award winners recently.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 9</span>
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  • The annual tree lighting in Sag Harbor was held on Saturday night.  TOM KOCHIE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 5</span>
  • The annual tree lighting in Sag Harbor was held on Saturday night.  TOM KOCHIE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 5</span>
  • The annual tree lighting in Sag Harbor was held on Saturday night.  TOM KOCHIE<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Dec 5</span>
  • Village crews put up Christmas trees on Main Street in downtown Sag Harbor and strung their lights on Monday morning. Light-up time for the big tree at the windmill is this Saturday, December 3 at 5 p.m. PETER BOODY<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 28</span>
  • Sag Harbor Elementary preschoolers participated in camping-themed lessons during the month of October.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 18</span>
  • Members of Pierson Middle School’s Student Council, left to right, sixth-graders Ryan Fleming, Anthony Ponzini, Lizzie Hallock and Finn Goodale helped kick off a food drive earlier this month.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 16</span>
  • Pierson High School will present Mary Chase’s “Harvey” on Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18, at 7 p.m. and on Saturday, November 19, at 2 p.m. in the school’s newly-renovated theater.  Tickets are $7 each and may be purchased at the Pierson’s main office or at the door.<br/><span style='font-style:italic'>Submitted Nov 16</span>