Southampton School News, May 2


Southampton High School
The National Honor Society is hosting the Glass Slipper Project to collect formalwear donations for all those who might need a little help getting ready for prom season. All sizes are welcome and may be dropped off at the high school in a box near the security desk. Contact Jacqui Hawkins at for more information.

Senior Richard Caviness has been named the April Rotary Student of the Month. A member of the football team, track team, Natural Helpers, and Rotary Club, Richard plans to pursue a career in either criminal science or as a sports trainer and is the son of Yvonne Brumsey.

Senior Rashelle Baker has been named the April Lions Student of the Month. Rashelle is a member of the basketball team and was a choreographer of her class March Madness dance. The daughter of Michelle Pender and Robert Baker, she plans to pursue a career in business.

Students and teachers gathered in the Peace Garden on Monday, April 22, to celebrate Earth Day by planting flowers and cleaning up the long unused courtyard space. The garden also serves as the first location for the planter benches made by Julia Best’s Construction Technology class.
Southampton Intermediate School
The Anchor Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society inducted 45 new members on Friday, April 19, at Southampton Intermediate School. The organization recognizes students who have demonstrated scholarship, character, leadership, service, involvement as citizens, effective communication, and problem solving skills. Legislator Jay H. Schneiderman addressed the new inductees as a guest speaker and encouraged the students to give back to their communities.

The students in Nancy Giglio’s Latin classes took the national Latin exam in March and the results have arrived. Approximately 75 percent of the seventh and eighth grade students who took the exam were awarded various certificates of merit, ranging from cum laude to summa cum laude, depending on the individual student’s score. The following seventh graders are among the school’s national Latin exam winners: Jackson Motz, Sebastian Periera, Angel Guevara, Benjamin Zaloga, Samantha Miller, Jacob Armus and Matthew Giugliano. The eighth grade winners are: Hallie dellaVolpe, Olivia Bruyn, Enola Mercer, Hunter Mangano, Caleigh Kiembock, John Sweeney, Shelby Pierson, Raymond Schefferine, Carley Mattaliano, Marissa Mattaliano, Matthew Palumbo, Julia Dudley and Sydney Hernandez.
Southampton Intermediate School
Fourth-graders Sayre McMahon and Kealee Gallo have received the Physical Education Leadership Award given by the Suffolk Zone of New York State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance for outstanding leadership and excellence in Physical Education. Sayre and Kealee were chosen for performing well in the areas of fitness, citizenship, and leadership and will be recognized at an awards ceremony at Longwood High School on Wednesday, May 1, along with all of the other Suffolk Zone winners.

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