School News, March 21, Southampton Town - 27 East

School News, March 21, Southampton Town

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Bridgehampton School's first and second grade students recently traveled to Rye to participate in the regional tournament for Destination
Imagination, a global volunteer-led nonprofit organization that hosts team challenges in which
students get to showcase their unique solutions to science, technology, engineering, arts,
math and service learning. Teachers Caitlin Hansen, Rebecca Kave and Jennifer Suarez
worked with the student team to create a response to the Rising Star’s “Making a Splash
challenge.” Students researched ocean habitats and created a play with characters from different ocean habitats. They worked together to create a script, costumes and scenery for their performance. COURTESY BRIDGEHAMPTON SCHOOL

Bridgehampton School's first and second grade students recently traveled to Rye to participate in the regional tournament for Destination Imagination, a global volunteer-led nonprofit organization that hosts team challenges in which students get to showcase their unique solutions to science, technology, engineering, arts, math and service learning. Teachers Caitlin Hansen, Rebecca Kave and Jennifer Suarez worked with the student team to create a response to the Rising Star’s “Making a Splash challenge.” Students researched ocean habitats and created a play with characters from different ocean habitats. They worked together to create a script, costumes and scenery for their performance. COURTESY BRIDGEHAMPTON SCHOOL

Eleven music students from Hampton Bays Middle School have been selected to perform in the SCMEA All-County Festival. COURTESY HAMPTON BAYS SCHOOL DISTRICT

Eleven music students from Hampton Bays Middle School have been selected to perform in the SCMEA All-County Festival. COURTESY HAMPTON BAYS SCHOOL DISTRICT

East Quogue families gathered in the school’s cafetorium on March 8 for the Relay for Life Pasta Dinner, which will benefit the American Cancer Association. In all, the school raised $1,500. COURTESY EAST QUOGUE SCHOOL

East Quogue families gathered in the school’s cafetorium on March 8 for the Relay for Life Pasta Dinner, which will benefit the American Cancer Association. In all, the school raised $1,500. COURTESY EAST QUOGUE SCHOOL

East Quogue families gathered in the school’s cafetorium on March 8 for the Relay for Life Pasta Dinner, which will benefit the American Cancer Association. In all, the school raised $1,500. COURTESY EAST QUOGUE SCHOOL

East Quogue families gathered in the school’s cafetorium on March 8 for the Relay for Life Pasta Dinner, which will benefit the American Cancer Association. In all, the school raised $1,500. COURTESY EAST QUOGUE SCHOOL

Westhampton Beach High School has named Meghan Kelly and Jessica Curran as its Class of 2024 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.
COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Westhampton Beach High School has named Meghan Kelly and Jessica Curran as its Class of 2024 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Westhampton Beach Elementary School students recently participated in an annual sensory event  in which they learned about disabilities through interactive stations. Students explored sensory challenges such as noise and touch, attempted to wheel a wheelchair through an obstacle course, and learned about the many devices available to students who are unable to communicate through speech. Alexander Kessler and Charlie Glover were among the students who participated. COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Westhampton Beach Elementary School students recently participated in an annual sensory event in which they learned about disabilities through interactive stations. Students explored sensory challenges such as noise and touch, attempted to wheel a wheelchair through an obstacle course, and learned about the many devices available to students who are unable to communicate through speech. Alexander Kessler and Charlie Glover were among the students who participated. COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Select members of the Southampton High School choir sang at the Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary with the international singing group the Celtic Tenors, a trio of Irish tenors. The choir members sang backup vocals on three of the Celtic Tenor songs, “Westering Home,” “Only a Prayer Will Do” and “Ireland’s Call.” COURTESY SOUTHAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

Select members of the Southampton High School choir sang at the Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary with the international singing group the Celtic Tenors, a trio of Irish tenors. The choir members sang backup vocals on three of the Celtic Tenor songs, “Westering Home,” “Only a Prayer Will Do” and “Ireland’s Call.” COURTESY SOUTHAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

In honor of Pi Day, observed on March 14, Bridgehampton Union Free School
District’s sixth grade class took part in a fun educational competition. Whoever could
memorize and recite the most digits of Pi would get the chance to “pie” sixth grade teacher
Julianna Pronesti in the face. This year, sixth grader Zoe Urgiles memorized 100 digits of pi,
the most any sixth grader has memorized.
Bridgehampton School has held this annual competition for nearly five years and
hopes that next year someone will break the new record. COURTESY BRIDGEHAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

In honor of Pi Day, observed on March 14, Bridgehampton Union Free School District’s sixth grade class took part in a fun educational competition. Whoever could memorize and recite the most digits of Pi would get the chance to “pie” sixth grade teacher Julianna Pronesti in the face. This year, sixth grader Zoe Urgiles memorized 100 digits of pi, the most any sixth grader has memorized. Bridgehampton School has held this annual competition for nearly five years and hopes that next year someone will break the new record. COURTESY BRIDGEHAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

In honor of Pi Day, observed on March 14, Bridgehampton Union Free School
District’s sixth grade class took part in a fun educational competition. Whoever could
memorize and recite the most digits of Pi would get the chance to “pie” sixth grade teacher
Julianna Pronesti in the face. This year, sixth grader Zoe Urgiles memorized 100 digits of pi,
the most any sixth grader has memorized.
Bridgehampton School has held this annual competition for nearly five years and
hopes that next year someone will break the new record. COURTESY BRIDGEHAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

In honor of Pi Day, observed on March 14, Bridgehampton Union Free School District’s sixth grade class took part in a fun educational competition. Whoever could memorize and recite the most digits of Pi would get the chance to “pie” sixth grade teacher Julianna Pronesti in the face. This year, sixth grader Zoe Urgiles memorized 100 digits of pi, the most any sixth grader has memorized. Bridgehampton School has held this annual competition for nearly five years and hopes that next year someone will break the new record. COURTESY BRIDGEHAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

Eastport-South Manor Jr.-Sr. High School student-researchers Elaina Keller, James Lukas, Gianna Dalessandro and teacher Kelly Mackey from Islip High School with, left, beamline scientist Dr. Vivian Stojanoff during a recent visit to Brookhaven National Laboratory. Through their collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory’s SPARK Program, research students visited the National Synchrotron Light Source II at BNL to collect X-ray diffraction data on the protein beta lactamase. COURTESY EASTPORT-SOUTH MANOR SCHOOL DISTRICT

Eastport-South Manor Jr.-Sr. High School student-researchers Elaina Keller, James Lukas, Gianna Dalessandro and teacher Kelly Mackey from Islip High School with, left, beamline scientist Dr. Vivian Stojanoff during a recent visit to Brookhaven National Laboratory. Through their collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory’s SPARK Program, research students visited the National Synchrotron Light Source II at BNL to collect X-ray diffraction data on the protein beta lactamase. COURTESY EASTPORT-SOUTH MANOR SCHOOL DISTRICT

Eastport Elementary School students celebrated Read Across America Day on March 8 by taking the time to read a favorite or new book and participating in literacy activities throughout the day. The national literacy event, sponsored by the National Education Association, commenced in 1998 to make children more excited about reading. COURTESY EASTPORT-SOUTH MANOR SCHOOL DISTRICT

Eastport Elementary School students celebrated Read Across America Day on March 8 by taking the time to read a favorite or new book and participating in literacy activities throughout the day. The national literacy event, sponsored by the National Education Association, commenced in 1998 to make children more excited about reading. COURTESY EASTPORT-SOUTH MANOR SCHOOL DISTRICT

Eastport-South Manor Jr.-Sr. High School students put away their technology devices during the Away for the Day Challenge on March 8.

Eastport-South Manor Jr.-Sr. High School students put away their technology devices during the Away for the Day Challenge on March 8.

Sagaponack School students recently visited the Parrish Art Museum to view their work on display in the Student Art Exhibition. COURTESY SAGAPONACK SCHOOL DISTRICT

Sagaponack School students recently visited the Parrish Art Museum to view their work on display in the Student Art Exhibition. COURTESY SAGAPONACK SCHOOL DISTRICT

Yoga is the focus right now in physical education at the Sagaponack School. Kristin Davey of Peaceful Planet Yoga leads the students in poses. COURTESY SAGAPONACK SCHOOL

Yoga is the focus right now in physical education at the Sagaponack School. Kristin Davey of Peaceful Planet Yoga leads the students in poses. COURTESY SAGAPONACK SCHOOL

authorStaff Writer on Mar 18, 2024
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