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11/09/18 10:12am

Board president Charles Anderson and superintendent Jill Gierasch at Thursday’s board meeting. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

A former Mattituck High School physics teacher, who most recently taught in Port Jefferson, will return to work in the district later this month to replace Steve DeCaro during his administrative leave. READ

11/09/18 5:55am

In the center of the Southold Elementary School cafeteria, a Japanese woman teaches a student to wrap a rice ball in seaweed. Students jump along to the rhythm of maracas, a Latin percussion instrument. Parents munch on pizza and watch their kids color in pictures that recognize upcoming holidays from various cultures and religions.  READ

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10/29/18 6:00am


The creator of the NoFo Tomato Sauce contest is continuing her endeavors to create more healthy options in schools.

Victoria Witczak, 13, was the only youth panelist at the East End Wellness Conference held in Southampton earlier this month. READ

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10/26/18 5:55am

“Living farm-to-table is important here. It’s what the North Fork is known for,” said Pat Arslanian, a middle school English teacher in the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District.

Ms. Arslanian is finding new ways to bring farm-fresh ingredients into the classroom — with help from Mattituck High School alumni and local residents. READ

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10/24/18 6:00am

When Greenport’s pre-K students hop aboard the school bus this week, they may be escorted by an older student wearing a silver badge and neon-colored sash that reads “Safety Patrol.”

These student escorts are members of Greenport’s School Safety Patrol, a group of 23 fourth- through sixth-graders charged with directing their peers in traffic-heavy areas. Greenport is the first school district on the North Fork to establish a Safety Patrol. READ

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10/19/18 11:34am

“Can I have a show of hands of who is here tonight in support of the high school teacher currently under suspension?”

A sea of about 200 students, parents, alumni, and members of the Mattituck baseball program raised their hands after Lauren Gilbert, the mother of two boys at Cutchogue East Elementary School, asked the question at the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education meeting Thursday night. (more…)

Past and present members of the Mattituck baseball program and residents in the district are expected to attend Thursday’s Board of Education meeting in support of Steve DeCaro, the varsity coach and high school physics teacher who was removed from the classroom last week for an undisclosed reason. READ

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10/14/18 5:59am

Treat others how you want to be treated.

The phrase often associated with empathy and respect will be permanently embedded into the Oysterponds Elementary School building after all 101 elementary school students completed a wall mural with the slogan last Friday. 

“It’s timeless, it’s universal, and it’s especially important today, in our community, in our country, and in our world,” East Hampton author-illustrator Joyce Raimondo said.  READ