12/18/2018 6:00 AM

From transporting war veterans across farmland in the 1940s, to sitting aesthetically in front of Mattituck High School in 2018 — this tractor’s done it all in Mattituck. 

A shiny red and cream-colored tractor sits outside the main entrance of Mattituck High School. At night, the vehicle glows white from spotlights and Christmas lights. READ

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12/17/18 6:00am

Greenport student Melody Silie, 16, said her heart was racing before she and her classmates entered the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City Dec. 5. One of her dreams, she said, was to see Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, “Hamilton” — and it came true. READ

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12/16/18 6:00am

At Wednesday’s Southold School Board meeting, member Brian Tobin recalled when Southold alumni admitted to entering the high school building through the back doors in years past.

“That was back when they were students,” he said. “I know we had discussed putting alarms onto the doors so if they’re opened the office gets notified.” READ

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12/12/18 5:55am

Leah Leonard, ENL teacher at Southold Elementary School, stands in front of about 20 Spanish-speaking parents in the school cafeteria. Their children are seated at a separate table in the back of the room, scribbling wildly on Christmas-themed coloring pages and chatting with their peers in Spanish.

Fellow ENL teacher Christopher Ruggi pulls up a website, Raz-Kids, on the projector pointed behind Ms. Leonard. Speaking Spanish, she tells the audience in that it’s time to begin. READ

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12/11/18 6:00am

Students at Greenport High School may get to sleep in a little later on school days.

That is the suggestion of Greenport Superintendent David Gamberg. Mr. Gamberg met with members of the Greenport and Oysterponds school boards Tuesday to discuss pushing the start of classes at the high school back 30 minutes. He also suggested Oysterponds Elementary School students start roughly 30 minutes earlier. At Greenport High School, the first bell rings at 7:45 a.m., and students are released at 2:25 p.m.

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12/01/18 6:00am

Next year, the Broadcast Awards for Senior High, an annual ceremony honoring budding multimedia journalists created by Southold High School faculty, will move to Brookhaven Town to accommodate more students across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

The 2019 BASH ceremony will be co-hosted by Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism and held on the college campus May 3. READ

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11/28/18 5:59am

Mattituck-Cutchogue school district officials have begun preliminary discussions on how to spend $3.7 million in reserve funding on repairs, renovations and improvements throughout the district.

As they identify projects, they are seeking input from community stakeholders. READ

11/27/18 7:00pm
11/27/2018 7:00 PM

My name is Eric Kehl and I work for the Southold School District as the audio/visual specialist here. I started here about 11 years ago.

I was a graduate of Southold High School in 2007 and then I came back about a year and half later when the previous person who held this position retired, and I was his protégé too. I was his student helping him out and now the roles have changed so I have students helping me. READ