01/13/18 5:59am
01/13/2018 5:59 AM

How do we, as a community, begin to address the very real mental health disorders — acute and chronic episodes of anxiety and depression, and addiction — of our youth? How do we, as school and community leaders, ask and answer the right questions in grappling with the day-to-day mental and behavioral health issues our youth experience? How do we develop the strategies demanded by the moving target of increased suicidal thoughts, actions and self-harm events — including substance use in an effort to stop emotional pain?  READ

09/30/17 6:00am
09/30/2017 6:00 AM

Over the years, Anne Smith has worked to teach the importance of acceptance and diversity in the local school community.

As superintendent of the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District, she included diversity as a key part of the district’s mission and worked with the Board of Education’s diversity committee.

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03/21/17 6:00am

Mattituck-Cutchogue school district officials have announced they’re preparing a $40.48 million budget that calls for a minimal increase in next year’s tax levy due to cost-saving measures and declining enrollment.

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12/31/16 5:58am
12/31/2016 5:58 AM

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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.

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