06/14/18 6:03am
06/14/2018 6:03 AM

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

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06/06/18 6:00am

Southold High School will have a new principal next month. 

Terence Rusch, currently an assistant principal at Division Avenue High School in the Levittown School District, will begin his new position July 1. He will replace current principal William Galati, who has been appointed principal at George W. Hewlett High School in Nassau County.  READ

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05/30/18 2:14pm

Sounds of an antique tractor filled the air at the Southold Elementary School playground Wednesday morning. Cheers and claps grew louder as the tractor (on loan from Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski) began pulling a large blue tarp to unveil a replica of a Mother Goose shoe underneath.  READ