“Can I have a show of hands of who is here tonight in support of the high school teacher currently under suspension?”
A sea of about 200 students, parents, alumni, and members of the Mattituck baseball program raised their hands after Lauren Gilbert, the mother of two boys at Cutchogue East Elementary School, asked the question at the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education meeting Thursday night. (more…)
Past and present members of the Mattituck baseball program and residents in the district are expected to attend Thursday’s Board of Education meeting in support of Steve DeCaro, the varsity coach and high school physics teacher who was removed from the classroom last week for an undisclosed reason. READ
Treat others how you want to be treated.
The phrase often associated with empathy and respect will be permanently embedded into the Oysterponds Elementary School building after all 101 elementary school students completed a wall mural with the slogan last Friday.
“It’s timeless, it’s universal, and it’s especially important today, in our community, in our country, and in our world,” East Hampton author-illustrator Joyce Raimondo said. READ
A state audit has revealed a discrepancy in routine purchase order approvals in the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District, totaling $61,109. READ
Martha Tuthill of Orient, a guidance counselor at Shelter Island School, received the Barbara B. Ackermann Counselor of the Year Award from the East End Counselors Association.
Ms. Tuthill was honored by the group at its Sept. 17 meeting at the Hyatt Place East End in Riverhead for the work she’s done since taking the position with the school district in February 2015. READ
The Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education appointed Sarah Hassildine to fill a vacancy on the seven-member board at Thursday’s meeting. READ
Just weeks after starting a new school year, the New Suffolk Common School community is preparing to say goodbye to principal Christopher Gallagher.
The Board of Education accepted his letter of resignation at a meeting Monday. READ
The Mattituck-Cutchogue School Board of Education is down one trustee after Barbara Talbot resigned in August.
The board accepted her letter of resignation during a special board of education meeting held Aug. 29.
Ms. Talbot, who was elected to a three-year term in 2016, cited personal reasons for her resignation. READ
Wednesday marked the first day of school for Mattituck-Cutchogue Union Free School District, with children at Cutchogue East Elementary filing into classes under the direction of assistant principal Ilana Finnegan.
There will be no “major changes” for the 15 students enrolled at New Suffolk Common School this year, school board president Tony Dill said. Following the resignation of Martha Kennelly in April, the district is looking to put the focus back on the students. READ