Gary Lillis always seemed to be playing pranks on others.
During Tom Taylor’s first year teaching at Greenport High School, for instance, Mr. Lillis convinced him the building’s business office was handing out free turkeys to teachers for Thanksgiving. READ
Helen Wright Prince dedicated her life to Southold Town. She served as a teacher at the Cutchogue migrant labor camp and Southold Elementary School, volunteered at the Suffolk County and Southold historical societies, helped people trace their genealogies, and more.
Now, two years after her death at 101 years old, Southold Town is giving back to her.
Fourth-grade teacher Skip Munisteri hands out high-fives as he reaches the school Friday morning. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
In an effort to get his students to read, Southold Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Skip Munisteri offered a challenge: Read 80 books in 80 days, and he would ride his bike from his home in Setauket to the Oaklawn Avenue school — all 41 miles, rain or shine. (more…)