Southampton School News, March 21


Southampton Elementary School


he Gold Star Leaders of the Purple Day Committee created purple yarn bracelets and are asking the students and staff of Southampton Elementary School on Friday, March 22, to wear purple and purple bracelets that they have made to raise awareness of epilepsy. Student Citlalli Chino spearheaded the project and spoke to students during Morning Program to share the goal of having people with epilepsy everywhere know they are not alone.

Seventeen third and fourth graders participated in the annual Spelling Bee on Thursday, March 14, including one student who participated via Skype from home. After many rounds, Sofia Skoldberg was declared the winner while second place went to Citlalli Chino and third place to Bridget Lopez. Also competing were Johan Arias, Samantha Collins, Daniela De Los Santos, Tyler Guilleri, Alise Lopez, Zachary Mobius, Reece Nugent, Katey O’Brien, Ariana Pike, Johan Ramos, Sedona Silvera, Ashton Triffitt, Matthew Vilalobos and Kate Farrell.


outhampton Intermediate School


he annual Career Fair will be held on Friday, May 10, with the goal of introducing students to a variety of careers. This is an exploration activity for students that will help them understand the importance of college and career readiness. Presenters will engage students as they learn about different careers that interest them. If you, or anyone you know, would be interested in participating in the Career Fair, please contact Patsy Germain or Jorgine Buccio at 631-591-4707.

Spring sports begin on Tuesday, April 2. Students wishing to participate in baseball, softball, track, lacrosse or boys tennis need to have an updated physical form on file with the school nurse.


outhampton High School


he school celebrated March Madness last week with a variety of competitions throughout the week including history, poetry, mad science, music and art challenges, among others. On Thursday evening, the student body gathered in the gym for a night of floor hockey, tug-a-war, relay races, dodge ball, Simon Says, and the increasingly creative Class Dance competition. The week’s events culminated with a March Madness Assembly on Friday afternoon to showcase the Lip Synch, Mariner Idol, and Quiz Bowl competitions.

Kyra Richards has been named the March Rotary Student of the Month. Kyra has received the honor of being on the Principal’s List every year of high school and has served as vice president and president of Key Club and treasurer of the Yearbook Club. An avid basketball and softball player, she has also performed in every school play and in numerous Stages Theater Workshop performances. Kyra’s future plans include studying overseas in the United Kingdom or Ireland. She is the daughter of Eileen Flynn-Richards.

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