05/08/14 6:00am
05/08/2014 6:00 AM
Southold School District Superintendent David Gamberg .

Southold School District Superintendent David Gamberg. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

To the editor:

Southold School District Superintendent David Gamberg has been an outspoken critic of the Common Core Learning Standards implementation and its testing requirements. So his expressed desire to apply “common sense” to education is not surprising.

But hey, it’s common sense to put things back where you found them. But why, then, are shopping carts all over the parking lot at the end of a market day?  (more…)

03/27/14 1:00pm
03/27/2014 1:00 PM
Mattituck-Cutchogue School District residents gathered Wednesday at the elementary school for a Common Core presentation. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)

The Mattituck-Cutchogue School District held a Common Core meeting Wednesday at the elementary school. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)

Although the opt-out movement appears to be gaining some traction elsewhere on Long Island and in the state, only a handful of parents from school districts within Southold Town are refusing to let their children take upcoming state assessments, local school officials have confirmed.  (more…)

03/27/14 6:00am
Southold School District Superintendent David Gamberg

Southold School District Superintendent David Gamberg

To the editor:

As a student in Greenport High School I was fairly surprised to hear that David Gamberg would become the superintendent of Greenport as well as retain his position in Southold. How can Mr. Comanda’s job be replaced by someone who can only be here half the time at most, when his job was one where he made over $200,000 last year and was able to retire at 55? (more…)

01/27/14 11:05am
01/27/2014 11:05 AM

Southold High School Rent

The Southold High School Drama Club will host a “parent meeting” tonight at 5 p.m. in the school auditorium to address questions about script content for an upcoming production of “Rent,” a rock musical. The school is planning to produce a “school edition” of the musical this spring. (more…)