Save East Hampton, the citizen activist group pushing PSEG Long Island to bury a high-voltage transmission line throughout the town and village, will host an "informational festival" and fundraiser on... more
Sag Harbor School District administrators gave the Sag Harbor Board of Education a district-wide analysis of student performance on state tests at the board’s Monday, November 4, meeting. Pierson Middle School Principal Brittany Carriero and Sag Harbor Elementary School Principal Matthew Malone gave a detailed presentation about their students’ New York State English Language Arts and math assessments for grades three to eight. “We are achieving higher than the New York State average,” Ms. Carriero said as she pointed to slides on a Smartboard. Parents are able to opt their children out of taking the state tests, but this year, ... 6 Nov 2019 by Elizabeth Vespe
On Monday, the Sag Harbor School District was the victim of a cyber attack that temporarily disabled its server and computer systems, according to an email sent out by district officials to parents and residents of the district. The State Office of Information Technology Services and the Cyber Security Task Force have been contacted, according to the email. Superintendent of Schools Katy Graves said on Monday that the system would be down for another 24 hours at least. Luckily, there was no school for students on Tuesday, November 5, as the day was a planned superintendent’s conference day for all ... 4 Nov 2019 by Elizabeth Vespe
The current location of the Michael Semkus memorial workout station at Pierson Middle-High School does not meet current safety standards, according to the IBI Group, the architectural firm that works for the Sag Harbor School District. However, Dave Harvey of D&D Harvey Architects, the father of Drew Harvey, who has been spearheading the project, told the Sag Harbor Board of Education on Monday that they had complied with all safety regulations detailed by the manufacturer of the equipment. Ed Bernhauer, an architect with the IBI Group, said their biggest concern was a violation in what they call the “use zone.” ... 30 Oct 2019 by Elizabeth Vespe
On Tuesday night, the Sag Harbor Board of Education empowered School Leadership LLC to begin a search for an interim superintendent that would serve from early December through the spring, when a permanent replacement for Superintendent Katy Graves is expected to be hired. Jordana Sobey, the board president, explained this week that hiring an interim in early December would allow Ms. Graves, who is set to retire on January 6, the ability to help in the transition to new leadership. School Leadership LLC President Dr. Charles W. Fowler also gave a presentation at the October 7 Board of Education meeting, ... 9 Oct 2019 by Staff Writer
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