Based on a preliminary look at spending, the Greenport School District is expected to avoid piercing the tax cap for its 2017-18 budget, Superintendent David Gamberg said.
“We’re in quite a different position than we were in last year, relative to the process,” he said Tuesday night during a Board of Education budget workshop.
When students in Catherine Clarke’s fifth-grade class at Cutchogue East have free time during indoor recess or after completing assignments ahead of schedule, you might find them cutting patterns out of plastic milk jugs and old denim jeans. READ
The Greenport High School Drama Club will present the Lawrence Olivier Award-winning musical “Once on This Island” Friday and Saturday, March 3 and 4, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 5, at 2 pm. All performances take place in the Front Street school’s auditorium. General admission is $12; $8 for seniors and students. Tickets can be purchased at Floyd Memorial Library, the high school office or at the door. Reservations may also be made by emailing information to [email protected]
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State officials have confirmed that transgender students in New York public schools are still allowed to choose whichever bathroom matches their gender identity, despite President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind a federal law mandating that schools grant them that right.
A sea of orange filled the Mattituck High School library Thursday evening as teachers wore matching shirts to show a unified front as they face their third year without a contract. READ
The Mattituck Musical Theater Company presents “The Drowsy Chaperone” on Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Mattituck High School auditorium. READ
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Nicholas Van Mater of Southold has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Hartford, where he is a sophomore engineering major. READ
Speaking before a crowd of more than 250 representatives from schools across Suffolk County Saturday, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) expressed disappointment in the selection of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. READ
Cutchogue East Elementary School presents Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” this weekend. For the past 10 weeks, the fifth-and sixth-graders have worked with teachers Carolyn McDonald, Andrea Wallace and Brian Bowie on the production. READ