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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09/06/16 6:00am

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It wasn’t students who boarded one of Greenport’s school buses Wednesday, but teachers. Specifically, it was the 12 new hires that are about to begin their first year in the district who were treated to a tour of the village in which they’ll soon teach. READ

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06/22/16 12:35pm

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The Greenport School District was recently awarded a grant worth up to $60,000 from Project Fit America, a nonprofit organization that “creates and administers exemplary fitness in education programming in elementary and middle schools,” according to its website.

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05/17/16 8:00pm

Greenport superintended David Gamberg celebrates the district's budget approval Tuesday. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

You’d have to go back more than 25 years to find the last time a budget was rejected by voters in the Greenport School District.

But with administrators proposing the second largest tax levy percentage increase in Suffolk County, there was a wave of uncertainty surrounding the district heading into Tuesday’s budget vote.

Then they announced the results, and like just about every year, the spending plan was approved by a wide margin.  READ