Mario Arreola, a former standout player on the Mattituck High School soccer team, stood in front of the Board of Education Thursday night and began a presentation by speaking entirely in Spanish. READ
The Mattituck Board of Education may permanently reduce the board’s size to just five seats since some members feel the board has worked well with two less people so far this school year.
A New York state comptroller’s report has designated the tiny New Suffolk School as “susceptible to financial stress” based on a lack of reserves. READ
• William Doucett of Greenport has been named to the fall president’s achievement list at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, where he is a junior majoring in business administration. READ
Former Cutchogue teacher Nancy Brush may not want to share her opinions on Common Core, but she’s continuing to help students understand the rigorous new standards. READ
Cutchogue East Elementary School presents Aladdin Jr., an adaptation of the animated Disney film Aladdin. READ
Eighteen members of the United States military are each getting a care package thanks to some community-oriented Mattituck High School students.
Nineteen little hands shot into the air recently at Cutchogue East Elementary School, where the fourth-graders were eager to share what they had learned about the world’s largest land mammal: elephants.
Their wealth of knowledge — and desire to share it — stems from a new schoolwide elephant fostering project, which has spawned interest in an animal that children are more likely to see in a circus or Disney film than in the classroom. READ
Local superintendents preparing next year’s school spending plans are describing the process as daunting because they’re bound to nearly zero percent tax levy growth for 2016-17.
The following North Fork school districts have announced a delayed opening for Monday. READ