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Alex Geisler with her Smooth Haired Dachshund, Hammer, at the Westminster Dog Show. SHELLY BORKOSKI

Alex Geisler with her Smooth Haired Dachshund, Hammer, at the Westminster Dog Show. SHELLY BORKOSKI

On behalf of Southampton Elks Lodge #1574, Ken Rothwell, left, presents a check to Dr. Carrie Elk, center,  and the Elk Institute vice president Major Raymond Sterling.

On behalf of Southampton Elks Lodge #1574, Ken Rothwell, left, presents a check to Dr. Carrie Elk, center, and the Elk Institute vice president Major Raymond Sterling.

East Quogue Elementary School students recently participated in the Hoops for Heart challenge to benefit the American Heart Association, raising nearly $300.

East Quogue Elementary School students recently participated in the Hoops for Heart challenge to benefit the American Heart Association, raising nearly $300.

Sarah Shepard of Marders Nursery guides a group of children on how to create a Fairy Garden in a box at Marders Nursery on Saturday afternoon.   MICHAEL HELLER

Sarah Shepard of Marders Nursery guides a group of children on how to create a Fairy Garden in a box at Marders Nursery on Saturday afternoon. MICHAEL HELLER

Goldberg’s Sag Harbor owner Dan Mitchell hosted Susan Raebeck’s kindergarten class for a bagel-making class on Thursday, February 13.

Goldberg’s Sag Harbor owner Dan Mitchell hosted Susan Raebeck’s kindergarten class for a bagel-making class on Thursday, February 13.

Second-graders at Hampton Bays Elementary School marked 100 days of school by creating colorful and creative projects. Each project included 100 items of the student’s choosing.

Second-graders at Hampton Bays Elementary School marked 100 days of school by creating colorful and creative projects. Each project included 100 items of the student’s choosing.

An anonymous donation of art supplies led to a schoolwide art contest at Hampton Bays Elementary School.

An anonymous donation of art supplies led to a schoolwide art contest at Hampton Bays Elementary School.

Tuckahoe School musicians performed at the annual Hampton Music Educators Association Festival on January 18. Participating students were Liam Squires-band/trumpet; Julian Misut-orchestra/viola; Ava Lima, Chiara Campaiola, Emma Suhr and Dylan Wisniewski-chorus; Joseph Lucas and Thomas Armandi-world drumming.

Tuckahoe School musicians performed at the annual Hampton Music Educators Association Festival on January 18. Participating students were Liam Squires-band/trumpet; Julian Misut-orchestra/viola; Ava Lima, Chiara Campaiola, Emma Suhr and Dylan Wisniewski-chorus; Joseph Lucas and Thomas Armandi-world drumming.

Southampton High School alum Alex Geisler with her Smooth Haired Dachshund, Hammer, in the benching area of the Westminster Dog Show. SHELLY BORKOSKI

Southampton High School alum Alex Geisler with her Smooth Haired Dachshund, Hammer, in the benching area of the Westminster Dog Show. SHELLY BORKOSKI

Southampton High School alum Alex Geisler, far right, with her Smooth Haired dachshund, Hammer, in the benching area of the Westminster Dog Show. SHELLY BORKOSKI

Southampton High School alum Alex Geisler, far right, with her Smooth Haired dachshund, Hammer, in the benching area of the Westminster Dog Show. SHELLY BORKOSKI

STEM BOWL WINNERS pose with Math teacher Christopher Scapellati and science teacher Amanda Burriesci   Patrick Kamm of Wading River was deemed the winner of the 2020 STEM Bowl, a competition of challenges in Mathematics, Science and Technology. Runners-up were Prep 7’s Christian Duggal of Southampton and Prep 8’s Christopher Guillen of East Quogue.

STEM BOWL WINNERS pose with Math teacher Christopher Scapellati and science teacher Amanda Burriesci Patrick Kamm of Wading River was deemed the winner of the 2020 STEM Bowl, a competition of challenges in Mathematics, Science and Technology. Runners-up were Prep 7’s Christian Duggal of Southampton and Prep 8’s Christopher Guillen of East Quogue.

Pierson Middle School seventh-graders recently learned CPR and life-saving skills in gym class, as part of their participation in American Heart Month.

Pierson Middle School seventh-graders recently learned CPR and life-saving skills in gym class, as part of their participation in American Heart Month.

Pierson Middle School seventh-graders recently learned CPR and life-saving skills in gym class, as part of their participation in American Heart Month.

Pierson Middle School seventh-graders recently learned CPR and life-saving skills in gym class, as part of their participation in American Heart Month.

The Rogers Mansion Players, sponsored by the Village of Southampton and Southampton History Museum,  entertained guests at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing last week. The Valentine Party featured The Queen of Hearts Georgette Chapek, center, along with, left to right,  Liana Mizzi, Mad Hatter Father Patrick Edwards, Tom Edmonds, Laurie Collins, and Southampton Village Trustee Kimberly Allen.

The Rogers Mansion Players, sponsored by the Village of Southampton and Southampton History Museum, entertained guests at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing last week. The Valentine Party featured The Queen of Hearts Georgette Chapek, center, along with, left to right, Liana Mizzi, Mad Hatter Father Patrick Edwards, Tom Edmonds, Laurie Collins, and Southampton Village Trustee Kimberly Allen.

Kindergartners at Southampton Elementary School celebrated Dental Health Month on February 6 by taking part in an oral hygiene lesson taught by representatives of Hampton Pediatric Dental Associates.

Kindergartners at Southampton Elementary School celebrated Dental Health Month on February 6 by taking part in an oral hygiene lesson taught by representatives of Hampton Pediatric Dental Associates.

Students from Southampton and Westhampton Beach high schools recently competed in a friendly Special Olympics basketball scrimmage as part of their physical education classes. Players were cheered on by faculty and staff as they showcased their talents on the court.

Students from Southampton and Westhampton Beach high schools recently competed in a friendly Special Olympics basketball scrimmage as part of their physical education classes. Players were cheered on by faculty and staff as they showcased their talents on the court.

On Thursday, February 13, Raynor Country Day School and the Southampton Town Police Department faced off in the school's first

On Thursday, February 13, Raynor Country Day School and the Southampton Town Police Department faced off in the school's first "Are You Smarter than a Sixth Grader?" event. More than 10 members of the Southampton Town Police Department joined the Raynor Country Day School graduating class of 2020 in a game show competition. The police officers and sixth graders competed head-to-head in three rounds of Wheel of Fortune, Family Feud and Jeopardy. In the end of competition, the Southampton Town Police Department defeated the sixth-grader16,210 points to 13, 890 points.

On Thursday, February 13, Raynor Country Day School and the Southampton Town Police Department faced off in the school's first

On Thursday, February 13, Raynor Country Day School and the Southampton Town Police Department faced off in the school's first "Are You Smarter than a Sixth Grader?" event. More than 10 members of the Southampton Town Police Department joined the Raynor Country Day School graduating class of 2020 in a game show competition. The police officers and sixth graders competed head-to-head in three rounds of Wheel of Fortune, Family Feud and Jeopardy. In the end of competition, the Southampton Town Police Department defeated the sixth-grader16,210 points to 13, 890 points.

On Thursday, February 13, Raynor Country Day School and the Southampton Town Police Department faced off in the school's first

On Thursday, February 13, Raynor Country Day School and the Southampton Town Police Department faced off in the school's first "Are You Smarter than a Sixth Grader?" event. More than 10 members of the Southampton Town Police Department joined the Raynor Country Day School graduating class of 2020 in a game show competition. The police officers and sixth graders competed head-to-head in three rounds of Wheel of Fortune, Family Feud and Jeopardy. In the end of competition, the Southampton Town Police Department defeated the sixth-grader16,210 points to 13, 890 points.

AP U.S. History students at Westhampton Beach High School recently marked Black History Month by researching the Negro Baseball League and creating projects to display what they learned. Along with team names and player information, the projects explored the discrimination that the league members had faced.

AP U.S. History students at Westhampton Beach High School recently marked Black History Month by researching the Negro Baseball League and creating projects to display what they learned. Along with team names and player information, the projects explored the discrimination that the league members had faced.

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