05/30/15 9:07am
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Tucker heads for the water Friday. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

Tucker heads for the water Friday. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

After a trip to Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead, sixth graders Maddie Hansen, 11, and Abby Seifert, 12, felt inspired after seeing the foundation help animals.

Their efforts helped lead to Tucker, a seal found in East Quogue, to be rereleased into the water.

Read more about their efforts on northforker.com.

07/19/2014 10:00 AM
Cutchogue East principal Kathleen Devine. (Credit: courtesy photo)

Cutchogue East principal Kathleen Devine. (Credit: courtesy photo)

Cutchogue East Elementary School students will see at least one new face on the first day of school this September.

Kathleen Devine of Bayport, 57, was hired last Thursday to replace Anne Smith, who will step into her own new role as Mattituck-Cutchogue School District superintendent after James McKenna retires July 31.  (more…)

06/08/2014 8:00 AM
Retiring Mattituck/ Cutchogue Superintendant James McKenna received a garden tool gift bag from students during the ceremony. (Cyndi Murray photos)

Retiring Mattituck/ Cutchogue Superintendant James McKenna received a garden tool gift bag from students during the ceremony. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Cutchogue East Elementary students gave retiring school Superintendent James McKenna a farewell send off Friday afternoon by honoring him at the grand opening of the school’s educational garden. (more…)

05/11/14 8:00am
05/11/2014 8:00 AM
Five-year-old Claire McKenzie with her mother, Erica, at home in Laurel last month. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Five-year-old Claire McKenzie with her mother, Erica, at home in Laurel last month. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

When asked to pose for a photo, many small children tense up and present a self-conscious, often goofy version of themselves. They tilt their heads, smile crookedly and hunch their shoulders. They might even stick out their tongues.

Smile nicely, their parents plead.  (more…)

06/21/2013 5:00 PM

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | What better way to spend the last day of school than at the beach?

Cutchogue East Elementary School celebrated the last day of school with a party at the beach in New Suffolk.

Students, teachers, staff and parents gathered at the bay to say goodbye to school and hello to summer. Students played games, hunted for sea creatures and splashed in the water.

01/31/13 3:00pm
01/31/2013 3:00 PM
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO  |  The first performance of 'Beauty and the Beast Jr' will be 7 p.m. Friday.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | Shelby Dufton (foreground) as Belle in Cutchogue East Elementary School’s production of ‘Beauty and the Beast.’

Cutchogue East Elementary School fifth and sixth graders will present ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr’ with a premiere performance at 7 p.m. Friday at Main Road school. There will also be a 2:30 p.m. performance Saturday.

Click below for a slideshow from rehearsal:

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04/02/11 11:05am
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On Friday night, audience members were transported back to ancient China as Cutchogue East Elementary students presented Mulan Jr, a stage adaptation of Disney’s 1998 film. Mulan Jr. tells the story of a young Chinese girl who disguises herself as a man to go to war accompanied by her mischievous sidekick Mushu, and includes songs from the movie.
A second performance is scheduled for Saturday, April 2 at 2 p.m. in the Cutchogue East Cafetorium.
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Katharine Schroeder photo | Cutchogue East Elementary presents Mulan Jr, a stage adaptation of the 1998 Disney film.