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Community News, February 27

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Bridgehampton School students recently spent the day at the Watermill Center.

Bridgehampton School students recently spent the day at the Watermill Center.

Nigel Abercrombie, Marques Thomas and MaKayla Pinckney serve up goodies from the school's Honey Hive Cafe.

Nigel Abercrombie, Marques Thomas and MaKayla Pinckney serve up goodies from the school's Honey Hive Cafe.

The Long Island Community Foundation recently presented a check for $20,000 to the Southampton Arts Center to support its off-season arts and culture program called TAKEOVER2. Using arts to support downtown rejuvenation during the slow months, SAC presents innovative, interactive, and creative activities and events that are inclusive of Southampton’s diverse community.

The Long Island Community Foundation recently presented a check for $20,000 to the Southampton Arts Center to support its off-season arts and culture program called TAKEOVER2. Using arts to support downtown rejuvenation during the slow months, SAC presents innovative, interactive, and creative activities and events that are inclusive of Southampton’s diverse community.

Hampton Bays High School students honored Senior Master Sergeant Erik S. Blom during a flag ceremony on February 14. With him are his children, Ryder, Sydney and Taylor, surrounded by the school's chorus.

Hampton Bays High School students honored Senior Master Sergeant Erik S. Blom during a flag ceremony on February 14. With him are his children, Ryder, Sydney and Taylor, surrounded by the school's chorus.

Hampton Bays High School Science Research and AP students recently assisted Cornell Cooperative Extension with a phragmite research project to help improve local habitats.

Hampton Bays High School Science Research and AP students recently assisted Cornell Cooperative Extension with a phragmite research project to help improve local habitats.

Continuing its mission to foster a culture of kindness, Hampton Bays Middle School held P.S. I Love You Day, an initiative where students took part in a variety of activities throughout the week of February 10. Now in its 10th year, P.S. I Love You Day aims to raise awareness about bullying and suicide while promoting kindness.

Continuing its mission to foster a culture of kindness, Hampton Bays Middle School held P.S. I Love You Day, an initiative where students took part in a variety of activities throughout the week of February 10. Now in its 10th year, P.S. I Love You Day aims to raise awareness about bullying and suicide while promoting kindness.

A bone marrow drive to find a match for 7-month-old Jase Hallman will take place at East Quogue Elementary Schoolon Thursday, March 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. He lives in Florida with his mom, Bethany Ferry Hallman. Jase has Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, an immune deficiency caused by a genetic mutation. His body cannot create platelets properly, making it difficult for him to form blood clots.

A bone marrow drive to find a match for 7-month-old Jase Hallman will take place at East Quogue Elementary Schoolon Thursday, March 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. He lives in Florida with his mom, Bethany Ferry Hallman. Jase has Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, an immune deficiency caused by a genetic mutation. His body cannot create platelets properly, making it difficult for him to form blood clots.

Ellie White is ready to tackle the

Ellie White is ready to tackle the "Bob Ross" technique at a workshop held at the Southampton Arts Center on Saturday. KIM COVELL

Southampton Elementary School third-graders recently celebrated the conclusion of their information writing unit by sharing their work with their second grade buddies. During the event, the third-graders in Kathryn Calarco’s class read their final pieces to their buddies and passed on information that they learned during the past several weeks.

Southampton Elementary School third-graders recently celebrated the conclusion of their information writing unit by sharing their work with their second grade buddies. During the event, the third-graders in Kathryn Calarco’s class read their final pieces to their buddies and passed on information that they learned during the past several weeks.

As part of their study of neuroplasticity in PLANT class (Preparing Learners for a New Tomorrow), Pierson Middle School sixth-graders are learning about the positive effects dancing can have on the brain and memory. To gain a firsthand experience, teacher Eileen Caulfield’s students recently participated in a dance class at the AKT Studio in East Hampton.

As part of their study of neuroplasticity in PLANT class (Preparing Learners for a New Tomorrow), Pierson Middle School sixth-graders are learning about the positive effects dancing can have on the brain and memory. To gain a firsthand experience, teacher Eileen Caulfield’s students recently participated in a dance class at the AKT Studio in East Hampton.

As part of their study of neuroplasticity in PLANT class (Preparing Learners for a New Tomorrow), Pierson Middle School sixth-graders are learning about the positive effects dancing can have on the brain and memory. To gain a firsthand experience, teacher Eileen Caulfield’s students recently participated in a dance class at the AKT Studio in East Hampton.

As part of their study of neuroplasticity in PLANT class (Preparing Learners for a New Tomorrow), Pierson Middle School sixth-graders are learning about the positive effects dancing can have on the brain and memory. To gain a firsthand experience, teacher Eileen Caulfield’s students recently participated in a dance class at the AKT Studio in East Hampton.

Rose Loos of Westhampton Beach is celebrating her 104th birthday on March 3.

Rose Loos of Westhampton Beach is celebrating her 104th birthday on March 3.

Members of the Southampton Elementary School Student Council recently collected numerous gently used coats as part of an annual community service project to help those in need. The coats were all dry-cleaned by Good Ground Cleaners in Hampton Bays and delivered to the Heart of the Hamptons. The project is one of many that the Student Council has worked on this school year.

Members of the Southampton Elementary School Student Council recently collected numerous gently used coats as part of an annual community service project to help those in need. The coats were all dry-cleaned by Good Ground Cleaners in Hampton Bays and delivered to the Heart of the Hamptons. The project is one of many that the Student Council has worked on this school year.

As part of their physical education class, Westhampton Beach Middle School sixth graders enjoyed a day of outdoor ice skating at Buckskill Winter Club in East Hampton on February 12. For many students, it was the first time the had skated.

As part of their physical education class, Westhampton Beach Middle School sixth graders enjoyed a day of outdoor ice skating at Buckskill Winter Club in East Hampton on February 12. For many students, it was the first time the had skated.

Westhampton Beach Middle School recently hosted a  community read event featuring the book “Eleven” by Tom Rogers, culminating a monthlong reading of the book and a Skype talk with the author during which students and community members asked Mr. Rogers about his writing and his life.

Westhampton Beach Middle School recently hosted a community read event featuring the book “Eleven” by Tom Rogers, culminating a monthlong reading of the book and a Skype talk with the author during which students and community members asked Mr. Rogers about his writing and his life.

Westhampton Beach Elementary School students were full of kind words on Valentine’s Day as they completed a variety of educational projects. They made giant hearts filled with compliments to give to their classmates, designed Valentine’s Day cards and, at the kindergarten level, worked on their writing skills by drawing on hearts using the “at” word family, such as cat, bat, sat, and sight words.

Westhampton Beach Elementary School students were full of kind words on Valentine’s Day as they completed a variety of educational projects. They made giant hearts filled with compliments to give to their classmates, designed Valentine’s Day cards and, at the kindergarten level, worked on their writing skills by drawing on hearts using the “at” word family, such as cat, bat, sat, and sight words.

On Sunday February 23rd, the congregation of Christ Episcopal Church at 5 Hampton St. welcomed The Rt Rev. Geralyn Wolf, Assisting Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. She is pictured with the attendees at Sunday’s 10 am service. Following the service the Bishop met with the Church Vestry over lunch to discuss plan’s for the Church’s 175th anniversary celebration this spring and plans for the Church's feeding program, Community Cafe.” KYRIL BROMLEY

On Sunday February 23rd, the congregation of Christ Episcopal Church at 5 Hampton St. welcomed The Rt Rev. Geralyn Wolf, Assisting Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. She is pictured with the attendees at Sunday’s 10 am service. Following the service the Bishop met with the Church Vestry over lunch to discuss plan’s for the Church’s 175th anniversary celebration this spring and plans for the Church's feeding program, Community Cafe.” KYRIL BROMLEY

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