Our Lady Of The Hamptons School Southampton Village Police Officer Tiffany Lubold presented fifth-graders with certificates of completion at the DARE graduation on January 10. The essay contest winners, Lucy Tillotson and Oliver Nielsen, read their essays on the lessons learned in the program. The winter basketball season has started at OLH, with the prep students playing in the Catholic Middle Schools Athletics Association, and the intermediate students in the Hamptons Youth Athletic League. The days are counting down to the February 1 drawing of the Bucks for Books raffle, which will be held at the Catholic Schools Week parents’ ... 13 Jan 2020 by My27east
Springs School New Orleans Saints Offensive Lineman Ethan Greenidge visited fourth-graders last week. He is the brother of teaching assistant Jarron Greenidge. Fifth grade teacher and Australian native Tracey Frazier and her class hosted a bake sale to raise funds for Australia’s bush fires. Mrs. Frazier’s relatives and close friends were affected by the devastation. Students have begun their weekly swimming lessons at the YMCA. Elementary students attend lessons and are taught by instructors once a week throughout the winter. The program is funded through the annual Turkey Trot fundraiser. Fourth-graders experienced “Essay Boot Camp” recently. Classrooms were transformed into ... by My27east
Hayground School Julie Fanelli’s class has started its annual Invent It Challenge through the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center and Cricket Media. They will work on solving problems around food. Read more at inventitchallenge2020.epals.com/community. In the art studio, Perry Burns’s and Sabra Elliott’s students are starting the new year continuing their exploration of personal totems, icons, fetishes and talismans. Looking at artwork of various cultures throughout the world — African, South American, Japanese, Indian, and Native American, they are seeking to discover and explore how various cultures honor, support and champion their personal world the self, friends and family, the natural world ... by My27east
Hayground School Students are immersed in the third and final week of a residency led by directors from Shakespeare & Company. They are exploring the text, story and history of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The residency includes daily theater games, warm-ups, and activities to help students understand the story of the play and the emotion behind Shakespeare’s text. According to the Shakespeare & Company mentors, a play peopled with fairies, young runaways, and amateur actors, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is rich with mischief and magic that delights and ignites the imagination of such a youthful company of actors. The ... 16 Dec 2019 by My27east
Southampton School District Senior Tonoa Pender has been recognized by the Rotary Club of Southampton as the Rotary Student of the Month for December. She earned the honor for her dedication to her studies and school community. She is the treasurer of the Rotary Interact Club and a member of the Spanish and National honor societies. She also participates in the Best Buddies program and the Southampton Village Planning Commission. When not studying, she enjoys sewing, thrifting, meditation and volunteering at the local Methodist church. In the fall, she plans to attend either Southern Connecticut State University or Syracuse University ... 9 Dec 2019 by My27east
Hayground School Students in Marybeth Pacilio’s and RJ Partington’s class took turns teaching the class about different aspects of slavery that they researched in small groups. Their focus has been on the origins, the middle passage, and the impact that slavery had on families and the lives of children in particular. Students have also been reading selected excerpts from Jules Lester’s “To Be A Slave.” It is a collection of first-person narratives of those who were enslaved. The topics are emotionally challenging, but the students are very clear about the importance of bearing witness to history in order to build ... by My27east
Our Lady of the Hamptons School Jennifer Gross and her second-graders presented “Good Manners, A medieval Etiquette Lesson” as their school assembly. The students sang and offered several lessons in good taste, kindness, table manners and life in general. Pre-Thanksgiving outreach at the school has involved all students in a food drive, the collection of winter coats for the needy, and the creation of centerpieces for the Spanish Apostolate celebration dinner. The first hundred fifty tickets have been sold in the annual Bucks for Books campaign to support student programs and initiatives. The drawing of 10 prize winners ($500-$10,000) is ... 24 Nov 2019 by My27east
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