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During the Nov. 17 board of education meeting for the Bayport-Blue Point school district, vice president Brian Johnson brought forth a proposal to use surplus money in the school budget towards …

On Friday, Oct. 30, 45 teachers at Connetquot High School called in sick while accusations of an organized “sickout” were reported on social media by community members. Tony Felicio, …

Through a district-wide pilot program, Bay Shore School District found that between 90 to 100 motorists drive past stopped school buses every single day. Suffolk County officials unveiled a new …

When the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announcedon Sept. 10 that the fall sports season would be postponed until March 2021, student athletes in the 800 high schools were …

Infuriated by the 100 percent virtual learning plan unilaterally put in placeby Connetquot Central School District superintendent Lynda Adams, the district’s teachers drove around the central …

Following recent gun violence in schools across the country, local districts have sought to strengthen security in the event of an active shooter. This past year, the Connetquot Central School …

Attempting to find answers to questions regarding the opening for the 2020-‘21 academic year, Connetquot Teachers Association president Anthony Felicio said that Connetquot School District …

With the monumental task of reopening schools to 2,400 students amidst a global pandemic, the Bayport-Blue Point School District, along with hundreds of others on Long Island, has been tasked …

With Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to allow schools in New York State to open for fall 2020, districts, which previously submitted reopening plans prior to the announcement, will now have …

On Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the long-awaited decision on the upcoming school year, saying that all schools in New York State would be allowed to open for a form of in-person …

On Friday, July 31, all school districts in New York State submitted reopening plans to the Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the fall 2020 school year. On July 13, 2020, Cuomo announced the metrics for …

The capstone of adolescence, a high school graduation is a celebratory, reflective time that marks the start of adulthood. As we get older and the reunions start, there is always a connective …

In mid-July, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced that for the 2020-2021 season there would be no regional or state competition and that fall sports would start …

With all three districts—Sayville, Bayport-Blue Point and Connetquot— proposing carefully outlined budgets that were under the recommended overall growth of 3 percent, the 2020 vote …

Suffolk County has submitted a proposal to the state government that would set the guidelines for safe outdoor graduation ceremonies. The plan must be reviewed and approved by the governor, who has …

PROPOSED BUDGET TOTAL: $96,208,308 Increase (from 2019-2020 budget): 1.97 percent Increase per average home (assessed at $40,000): $157/year or $13 per month STATE AID: Last year, …

PROPOSED BUDGET TOTAL: $199,437,938 Increase (from 2019-2020 budget): $5,390,810 (2.8 percent) STATE AID: Last year, 2019-2020, the state aid given to Connetquot School District was …

Proposed budget total: $75,603,645 Increase (from 2019-2020 budget): $2,159,679 (2.94 percent) STATE AID: Last year, 2019-2020, the state aid given to Bayport-Blue Point School District was …

Votes for school board members are at large, which means the two candidates with the most votes will win the seats. The vote will be done by absentee ballot only, due by June 9. Milynn Augulis …

Timothy Cooley is running unopposed. He was unable to be reached for com- ment. Teal Rizzo, who is running against Dr. James Bertsch (incumbent), was contacted multiple times and refused to …

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