Beginning this week, Greenport High School students will have access to fresh fruits and vegetables right next to the school’s cafeteria.
On Monday, Greenport unveiled the school district’s student-constructed aquaponics system, a unit of PVC pipes, water flow, and LED lights that operate as a garden inside the school building. READ
Officials in the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District are taking steps in response to “several” reported incidents of students using racist language, “acting in association” with anti-Semitism and joking about their support of and admiration for Nazism and Adolf Hitler. READ
Southold held a budget forum and joint board meeting with neighbor district Greenport Wednesday night where board members discussed the intermunicipal agreement that’s expected to expire June 2019 unless renewed by both districts. READ
Over the past two months, studio and advanced art students at Mattituck High School have been creating portraits of children on the other side of the world. READ
For almost 50 years, Rosemary McGoey of Southold reported to work every day, enjoying her job and making children smile. That is, until her place of work was no longer there. READ
North Fork school districts have experienced numerous changes this year after being faced with the closing of Riverhead’s Bishop McGann-Mercy High School, a record number of school shootings across the country and continued national concern about student mental health. The Suffolk Times spoke with Jill Gierasch, superintendent of the Mattituck-Cutchogue School District, and David Gamberg, shared superintendent of the Southold and Greenport districts, about some of this year’s changes. Following are abbreviated versions of their remarks. (more…)
The New Suffolk Common School District has responded to an audit from the Office of the State Comptroller that said the district has not complied with Local Finance Law.
The audit, released Dec. 14, evaluated the school board’s involvement in the district’s financial operations and checked whether the district complied with state finance law when using a line of credit. READ
The small red schoolhouse on 4th Street in New Suffolk almost closed earlier this year.
The iconic New Suffolk Common School, which currently serves 15 students in pre-K through grade 6, almost had to send them all to another local district. READ
The closure of Bishop McGann-Mercy High School and Our Lady of Mercy elementary school shook the Catholic school community on the North Fork.
For the first time in more than 60 years, the Cutchogue elementary school did not reopen in September. READ
A sea of about 200 people — students, parents, alumni and members of Mattituck High School’s baseball program — attended the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education meeting Oct. 16 and spoke in support of longtime physics teacher and baseball coach Steve DeCaro, who had been placed on administrative leave for an undisclosed reason. READ