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05/17/18 9:00am

Greenport teacher, Kathy Wallace, retires after 32 years in June 2018. Nicole Smith photo

Throughout her life, Kathy Wallace of East Marion has always been connected to Greenport schools.

Born in Greenport, she graduated from Greenport High School in 1972. After splitting her college career between SUNY/Oneonta and Southampton College, she returned home and began substitute teaching at her alma mater.  READ

05/11/18 6:00am
05/11/2018 6:00 AM

Olivia Valle Mercy High School Nicole Smith photo

In less than a month, Olivia Valle will stand on that stage at Bishop-McGann Mercy High School and look out at the audience — fellow classmates wearing green and white gowns, the teachers who have inspired her and alumni of the close-knit Riverhead Catholic school. To have the opportunity to address the class as valedictorian is a once-in-a-lifetime moment for any student. For Olivia, it will be so much more. READ

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05/06/18 5:00am

Students across three grades in the Mattituck School District read the book “I Will Always Write Back” by Caitlin Alifirenka, Martin Ganda and Liz Welch. The students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade, then got the chance to discuss the book with two of the authors — all via Skype. READ

05/03/18 6:00am
05/03/2018 6:00 AM

Team RICE 870’s drive team, which controls the robot during competition, in Detroit. The team is made up of sophomores from Southold and Greenport high schools.

The Southold/Greenport robotics team returned from Detroit with something to be proud of: a trip to the semifinal round at the world competition.

“It was great,” sophomore Drew Wolf of Greenport said. “I think because we’re very young it was definitely an invaluable experience and we all learned a lot. We have two more years to try to get back to Detroit and Worlds, which is great for us.”

More than 400 teams qualified for worlds, so competitors were grouped into subdivisions. The Southold/Greenport group, Team RICE 870, was a member of the Archimedes Division, which included 68 teams.  READ

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05/02/18 6:00am

Wild life book mattituck students

Ask a Mattituck eighth-grader what a bob-tailed grackle is and they can tell you. Curious about the golden-crowned kinglet? They know all about that bird, too.

Curious about any other animals on the North Fork? The eighth-graders can answer your questions. 

That’s because, as a class, they researched over 100 animal species that reside here, compiling all their information into a recently published book. The students also created illustrations of each animal, as well as nine habitats on the North Fork, to accompany the information. READ

04/25/18 12:00pm
04/25/2018 12:00 PM

The Southold Board of Education adopted a $29,981,000 budget for the 2018-19 school year at its meeting last Wednesday, April 18. 

The proposed spending plan is a 1.84 percent, or $541,000, increase over the 2017-18 budget and remains under the district’s tax levy cap, officials said. The board approved the budget with a 4-0 vote. Board member Scott Latham was absent from the meeting.  — READ