09/21/14 12:00pm
09/21/2014 12:00 PM
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It was with sadness but not surprise that I read the recent report about the demise of French in the Mattituck School District. As the school population on the North Fork continues to ebb and our school districts are put under more and more economic pressure, cutting programs continues to be a technique we use to save money. Is this wise?  (more…)

08/31/2014 11:00 AM
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Eighth grade marks the first time Mattituck students are allowed any input about their class schedules: It’s when they get to choose whether to take French or Spanish as part of their four-year foreign language requirement.

Beginning this fall, however, students will no longer have a choice. They’ll all be placed in Spanish classes as Mattituck High School begins phasing out its French language program.  (more…)