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Schools Get Creative To Stay Connected With Students, Community

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Ella and Charlie Menu display signs for their teachers during a Springs School Spirit Team drive on Friday morning that had teachers and administrators driving throughout the hamlet to let students know they were thinking about them.

Ella and Charlie Menu display signs for their teachers during a Springs School Spirit Team drive on Friday morning that had teachers and administrators driving throughout the hamlet to let students know they were thinking about them.

Volunteers with the Springs Fire Department lead a Spirit Drive at Maidstone Beach where students and families were encouraged to maintain social distance while waving to teachers and administrators.

Volunteers with the Springs Fire Department lead a Spirit Drive at Maidstone Beach where students and families were encouraged to maintain social distance while waving to teachers and administrators. Kathryn Menu

Springs School kindergarten teachers Melissa Erb and Dina Rafferty were just two of dozens of educators who participated in Friday's Spirit Drive.

Springs School kindergarten teachers Melissa Erb and Dina Rafferty were just two of dozens of educators who participated in Friday's Spirit Drive. Kathryn Menu

Springs School Superintendent Debra Winter

Springs School Superintendent Debra Winter Kathryn Menu

Students waved to their teachers on Friday during a Spirit Drive in Springs held shortly before it was announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo that school would be closed for the remainder of the year.

Students waved to their teachers on Friday during a Spirit Drive in Springs held shortly before it was announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo that school would be closed for the remainder of the year. Kathryn Menu

Springs School physical education teacher Beth Crowley encouraging students to stay active during COVID-19.

Springs School physical education teacher Beth Crowley encouraging students to stay active during COVID-19.

School buses and teacher's vehciles were adorned with messages of school spirit during Friday's Spirit Drive around Springs.

School buses and teacher's vehciles were adorned with messages of school spirit during Friday's Spirit Drive around Springs. Kathryn Menu

Tuckahoe School sixth grade student Amy Ramos and her brother, third  grader, Diego Ramos with their distance learning artwork project.  COURTESY TUCKAHOE SCHOOL

Tuckahoe School sixth grade student Amy Ramos and her brother, third grader, Diego Ramos with their distance learning artwork project. COURTESY TUCKAHOE SCHOOL

Parents and seniors teamed up on April 25 to pay tribute to the Westhampton Beach High School Class of 2020 by delivering 224 green and white graduation lawn signs bearing the words “Hurricane Strong.”    COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Parents and seniors teamed up on April 25 to pay tribute to the Westhampton Beach High School Class of 2020 by delivering 224 green and white graduation lawn signs bearing the words “Hurricane Strong.” COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Parents and seniors teamed up on April 25 to pay tribute to the Westhampton Beach High School Class of 2020 by delivering 224 green and white graduation lawn signs bearing the words “Hurricane Strong.”    COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Parents and seniors teamed up on April 25 to pay tribute to the Westhampton Beach High School Class of 2020 by delivering 224 green and white graduation lawn signs bearing the words “Hurricane Strong.” COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Parents and seniors teamed up on April 25 to pay tribute to the Westhampton Beach High School Class of 2020 by delivering 224 green and white graduation lawn signs bearing the words “Hurricane Strong.”    COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Parents and seniors teamed up on April 25 to pay tribute to the Westhampton Beach High School Class of 2020 by delivering 224 green and white graduation lawn signs bearing the words “Hurricane Strong.” COURTESY WESTHAMPTON BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

authorMichelle Trauring on May 5, 2020
Last Friday morning, dozens of teachers, staff and administrators met in front of Springs School just before 10 a.m., but they did not go inside. Instead, they got back into... more

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