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06/14/18 2:00pm

More than two dozen first-grade students waved American flags during a ceremony Thursday morning where they sang patriotic songs and watched as a flag that once flew over the U.S. Capitol was raised outside Cutchogue East Elementary School. (more…)

04/27/18 6:00am
04/27/2018 6:00 AM

A pink ribbon attached to a small tree flutters in the breeze along the driveway of the West home in Cut-chogue. The cars in the driveway both feature pink silhouettes of a young girl with the name Morgan underneath. Three flower arrangements rest on the porch.

The memory of Morgan West, 9, is ever-present. READ

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02/05/18 7:00pm




I’m Beth Ficner. I’m the security guard here at Cutchogue East School.

I started working as a security guard in 2004. My normal day is to punch in at 7:30. I come in and go down to the cafeteria, where chorus and band is taking place. I go outside, help the kids off the bus with their instruments, make sure they get in safely. And then I basically stand outside there helping kids in and out of the car. The reason for me being out there helping with the cars is not only for their safety, but I enjoy greeting the kids, making them have a smile in the morning. Some kids have a rough time so I’ll crack a joke, and try to help them out of the car and start their day off a little bit smoother.  READ

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10/24/17 9:36am

Mattituck High School students openly bullied each other Monday morning — for educational purposes.

The students, members of the Students Against Destructive Decisions club, performed skits for third-graders at Cutchogue East Elementary School to illustrate bullying and demonstrate that ignoring it can be just as destructive. READ