Each year, just 22 out of more than 80,000 cadets nationwide are selected for the coveted Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement ROTC award. Early last month, Jessica Mele of Southold High School became one of two cadets from the Navy Junior ROTC northeast region to be recognized for their leadership and citizenship. READ
One couldn’t help but think that Phil Reed must have been beaming somewhere. The sight of his former basketball players running a hoops camp for youngsters would have almost certainly had the late Southold High School coach smiling from ear to ear. READ
An accidental switching of competitors’ scores during the National Academic Association’s recent academic bowl cost Southold High School’s junior-varsity quiz team a spot in the playoffs, a representative from NAA said.
After 20 years as founder and adviser to Southold’s JV and varsity academic quiz teams, teacher Ivan Santiago finally saw one of them qualify for nationals. (more…)
Last Friday began like so many other days in the past year for Dylan Newman. He woke up, his nurse came to administer his chemotherapy, he showered and then headed off to school. The difference this Friday was that the 15-year-old had successfully completed his final round of a 53-week chemotherapy regimen. READ
That’s exactly what has happened to the Southold/Greenport high school boys and girls track and field teams. “They built it and the kids came,” said Karl Himmelmann, the coach overseeing both teams in this landmark season. READ