School News, May 19, City of Southampton

  • Bridgehampton School District’s Michael DeRosa, left, and Louis Liberatore volunteering at the Bridgehampton Half Marathon on May 7. COURTESY OF BRIDGEHAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Southampton Elementary School student council members recently held a fundraiser for Autism Awareness, raffling off a teddy bear. Proceeds will go to the Flying Point Foundation for Autism. COURTESY OF SOUTHAMPTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  • Southampton Elementary School Student Council members and club councilors Annemarie Calogrias and Lisa Carew recently visited Southampton Village Hall, where Southampton Village Mayor Jesse Warren gave a tour of the various departments and the building. The students learned first-hand about the various government jobs from employees who met and talked to them. They also participated in a question-and-answer session with the mayor, who was impressed by their thoughtful and curious questions. COURTESY OF SOUTHAMPTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Our Lady of the Hamptons School students Bode Tiska and Leo Caruso sang in the first-grade choir at the May 7 First Communion ceremony. COURTESY OF NOTRE-DAME DES HAMPTONS SCHOOL

  • Hampton Bays Elementary School fourth graders in Krista Savino’s class used their handwriting skills to carefully craft special Mother’s Day gifts. They each decorated a colorful flower and adorned it with writing about their favorite memories of their mom. With their gifts, from left to right, Eguin Puin Faraz, Alex Sandoval and Samantha Alvarado. COURTESY OF HAMPTON BAYS SCHOOL DISTRICT

  • Southampton High School student Alex Boyd sets up his rocket on the launch pad as part of a lesson in his astronomy class. COURTESY OF SOUTHAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL

  • The Hampton Bays Elementary School K-Kids Service Club recently donated $1,100 to Stony Brook Children’s Hospital. To raise funds, students sold emoji keychains during their lunch breaks. They also collected Lego construction kits to donate. The fundraiser is just one of many the K-Kids have taken part in this year. They have also raised funds for breast cancer, autism awareness and the Ronald McDonald House.

  • Clarissa Covey, a sophomore at Southampton High School, has won first place in Suffolk County’s ‘Writing the Wave’ creative writing competition, sponsored by the Bay Street Theatre.

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