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11/14/16 6:05am

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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

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01/27/16 9:00am

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Nineteen little hands shot into the air recently at Cutchogue East Elementary School, where the fourth-graders were eager to share what they had learned about the world’s largest land mammal: elephants.

Their wealth of knowledge — and desire to share it — stems from a new schoolwide elephant fostering project, which has spawned interest in an animal that children are more likely to see in a circus or Disney film than in the classroom. READ

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“A book can make you feel better.”

That simple statement, spoken by sixth-grader Sidney Brewer, is the principle that guided a dozen local Girl Scouts in their latest endeavor. For their Bronze Award project, they wanted to give the gift of reading to their community. READ

12/13/2014 3:25 PM
A teacher holds a stack of letters from military volunteers after Lt. Col. Shawn Fitzgerald's presentation in a Cutchogue classroom Friday afternoon. (Credit: Paul Squire)

A teacher holds a stack of letters from military volunteers after Lt. Col. Shawn Fitzgerald’s presentation in a Cutchogue classroom Friday afternoon. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Earlier this year, kindergarteners and second-graders from classes at Cutchogue East Elementary School decorated and packed small bags with candy to send to Air Force Lt. Col. Shawn Fitzgerald and the rest of the 103rd Rescue Squadron stationed in eastern Africa.

On Friday, they got a very special kind of thank you from Lt. Col. Fitzgerald — whose two sons, Colin and Trevor, are in the classes — and the service members he deployed with.  (more…)