Following the last day of school in June, dozens of former students walked through the doors of Ecumenical Nursery School one last time.
They were there to say goodbye not only to the closing school, but to the woman who provided them with their first education.
As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on all the changes that took place at local schools over the past 12 months. The Suffolk Times sat down with Anne Smith, superintendent of the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District, and David Gamberg, shared superintendent of the Southold and Greenport school districts, to discuss the past year, which included school garden expansions, the introduction of Project Fit and increased security measures.
National Honor Society chapters, which recognize students who achieve high academic honors, have become a staple at North Fork schools. And now, Mattituck High School students who excel in music have the opportunity to be recognized by an additional honor society.
Third-graders buzzed with excitement last Thursday as Peconic Landing residents handed them personalized dictionaries.
This year, local residents and volunteers at the Greenport facility distributed 425 dictionaries to students at more than 10 schools from Riverhead to Shelter Island.
Here’s a list of all the local students who made honor roll in the first quarter. Parents, you have plenty to be proud of this holiday season. READ
Early Wednesday morning, third graders in Marianne Wachtel’s class gathered on the floor, eager to introduce themselves to fellow students across the world. READ
North Fork school districts were recently awarded nearly $68,000 from the state to further grow their school garden programs.
Following completion of a successful first phase in 2009, the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District is once again looking to make its buildings more energy efficient. READ
‘Hollows Rising,’ a play written by Mattituck High School senior Ryan Buchholz, will be performed by the Mattituck Junior High Players Thursday and Friday, Nov. 17 and 18, in the high school auditorium. READ
As temperatures fall, people are trading their flip-flops and sandals for warm socks and boots.
So at Cutchogue East Elementary School, second-graders spent last month collecting socks to donate to the needy through local outreach programs Community Action Southold Town and Maureen’s Haven. READ