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Connetquot, Sayville, Bayport-Blue Point budgets pass

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 …

With prom and graduation being cornerstones of the high school experience, the Class of 2020 will be celebrating in untraditional ways that both showcase the abilities of technology, but also …

Valedictorian: Amanda Perrone GPA: 103.19 (weighted)College: Hofstra University, Hofstra Honors College Most Influential Teacher: Finding it difficult to choose only one teacher …

With prom and graduation being cornerstones of the high school expe- rience, the Class of 2020 will be cel- ebrating in untraditional ways that both showcase the abilities of technol- ogy, but …

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed an executive order directing all schools in New York to close by March 18 for two weeks ending April 1, which was then extended through May 15, pending a decision to …

Last Friday, March 27, the Sunrise Drive Elementary Community enjoyed the Honk-and-Hello Parade for students and their homebound families. “This is meant to spread some cheer and …

A staff member in the Bayport-Blue Point School District has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a letter sent by Superintendent Timothy Hearney on Thursday. The letter is below: Dear …

The roar of cheering students resounded in the high school gym, but this was not just for an ordinary high school student-sports competition. It was the Third Annual SAYVILLE-SERVING-SAYVILLE: …

Bayport Blue-Point School District holds one of the highest opt-out (or refusal, according to New York State) percentages for the third- to eighth-grade assessment tests on Long Island. As 75 percent …

As the cost of a college education continues to skyrocket and many degree-holders find themselves debt-ridden without jobs to cover the debilitating loan payments, a resurgence of interest in …

Following a contentious board of education meeting in November surrounding a proposal to cluster elementary grades—known as the Princeton Plan, where all students in the district in the same …

A mere 12-year-old, Jessie Rees preached “Never Ever Give Up” (NEGU) in her heroic battle against childhood cancer.  Sixteen-year-old Sayville teen Matthew Zender, who also adopted …

Alexis Niblock is a hardworking, competitive athlete with confidence in her ability to perform well on a lacrosse field, particularly low, on defense. Niblock, 16, is a junior at Bayport-Blue …

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