06/22/18 5:58am
06/22/2018 5:58 AM

The white walls were bare in the hallways at Our Lady of Mercy Regional School Monday morning. 

On a single bulletin board, spelled out in yellow lettering, was a message: “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.”

Boxes filled up one room and inside a pre-K classroom across the hall, the cubbies were empty. READ

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06/21/18 12:36pm

The Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of Jill Gierasch as the district’s new superintendent at a special meeting Thursday afternoon. Board member Barbara Talbot was absent from the meeting. READ

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06/18/18 6:00am

The Mattituck-Cutchogue School District was recently awarded a $203,522 grant from the New York State Education Department. The grant, which was announced at the district’s Board of Education meeting Thursday, would go toward the district’s foreign language program. READ

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06/16/18 3:42pm

The Mattituck High School Class of 2018 celebrated its graduation Saturday morning with its commencement ceremony at Mattituck High School.

Salutatorian Alexander Bellavia and valedictorian Alexandra Talbot both addressed their classmates with speeches.

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06/14/18 2:00pm

More than two dozen first-grade students waved American flags during a ceremony Thursday morning where they sang patriotic songs and watched as a flag that once flew over the U.S. Capitol was raised outside Cutchogue East Elementary School. (more…)

06/14/18 6:03am

In March 1990, Mercy High School principal Sister Elaine Hanson accepted the school’s 1989 state School of Excellence award from Department of Education representative Herbert Stupp in a ceremony at the school.

In 1956 the Superior General of the Sisters of Mercy in Brooklyn sent five nuns to Riverhead with the goal of starting a new Catholic high school. 

Mercy High School first opened that year in a temporary space on Roanoke Avenue, which is now the Synergy Center. At one point, as enrollment grew, some classes were held there and others were held at a space within the former St. John the Evangelist School. READ

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06/10/18 6:00am

delegation from Peconic Bay Medical Center arrived at Southold Elementary School Monday afternoon with a sneaky plan.

The ruse was this: Hospital officials told the school they were conducting a site visit to help them decide among several schools that might win new fitness equipment through PBMC’s sponsorship with Project Fit America. READ