06/16/15 8:46pm
06/16/2015 8:46 PM

Students from Oysterponds Elementary School have spent the past several months producing a video on the historical significance of the local whaling industry as part of the town’s celebration of its 375th anniversary this year.  (more…)

06/03/15 5:59am
06/03/2015 5:59 AM
Jim Gilvarry’s third-grade class at Southold Elementary School recently interviewed 375 people to find out what residents like best about living in Southold Town in honor of the town’s 375th anniversary. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)

Jim Gilvarry’s third-grade class at Southold Elementary School recently interviewed 375 people to find out what residents like best about living in Southold Town in honor of the town’s 375th anniversary. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)

Interviewing 375 people might seem like a daunting task for a group of third-graders.

At first, Jim Gilvarry’s students at Southold Elementary School wondered how it could be done in time for the town’s 375th anniversary celebration this year.

But after Mr. Gilvarry explained that math could help them figure out how to split up the work, student Katie Garms said she found the assignment quite manageable.

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