ight Bridgehampton students traveled with English teacher Tom House to the Senior Center on Thursday, November 29 to conduct oral histories of the Hurricane of ’38, in collaboration with the Hampton Library and the Bridgehampton Historical Society. On hand to coordinate the day were adult outreach librarian Marcia Mitrowski, local history librarian and archivist Julie Greene, and Senior Center assistant site manager Lorri Schneider. Student interviewers and recorders were Aries Cooks, Josh Lamison, Jhon Matute, Ella Gatfield, Dylan Breault, Juan Yanez, Michael Smith, and Erick Saldivar. A culminating project will be presented in 2013 at Hampton Library on the 75th anniversary of the storm.
In recognition of world AIDS day on December 1 and AIDS awareness month, John Martin and Deborah Sermet from the Suffolk County Department of Health visited Mr. Meyer’s High School Health Class to give an informational and informative presentation on HIV/AIDS. Mr. Martin and Ms. Sermet are returning visitors to the school whose purpose is to educate the students on this and other serious topics related to the students’ health and well-being.
Toni Calabrese from Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence will present a program about bullying to students in kindergarten to grade two and grades three to five on Thursday, December 13. Students will participate in the reading of a book called “My Secret Bully” and then have a discussion based on the story. Topics to be discussed are the definition of a bully, why kids bully, and the effects of bullying.
The Bridgehampton School Instrumental Caroling group will be spreading the sounds of the Holiday Season around the town at several locations on Thursday, December 20. The schedule is 11:30 a.m., Senior Nutrition Center; noon, Bridgehampton Post Office; 12:30 p.m. Bridgehampton National Bank; and 1 p.m. The Pizza Place. The Annual Tree for Wildlife Celebration and annual pre-K to 12 Holiday Luncheon will take place on Friday, December 21.