Southampton High School
Evan Gravano has been named the May Rotary Student of the Month. The treasurer of both Key Club and Student Council, Evan has been on the Honor Roll or High Honor Roll throughout his time at the high school. He has been a member of the junior varsity football, junior varsity and varsity lacrosse, varsity wrestling, varsity winter track and varsity cross country teams. Evan’s future plans include attending the State University of New York New Paltz with a major in adolescent education. Evan is the son of Steve and Cel Gravano.
The Southampton High School National Honor Society will be hosting the second annual “senior” prom for the community’s senior citizens, during which students and senior citizens can mingle, dance and eat. The prom will be held on June 6 in the cafeteria from 5 to 7 p.m. To RSVP for this event, contact Jacqui Hawkins at JHawkins@southamptonschools.org or 591-4600.
On Wednesday, May 29, community members are invited to the high school to enjoy an evening of presentations. The Global History Museum will feature a wide variety of projects based on their exploration in ninth and 10th grade global history/world history courses from 3 to 7 p.m., seniors will be hosting their Senior Project Showcase to demonstrate their research, learning and internship experiences from 3 to 6 p.m., and the Science Research Symposium will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. to highlight student-designed research as a part of a four-year Science Research course. Dr. Christopher Gobler from Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Science will be the keynote speaker for the symposium.
Southampton Intermediate School
Students in Ellen Martin and Kerry Palumbo’s fifth grade dual language classes presented “Los Novios: The Story of Popo and Ixy” at the Watermill Center on Friday, May 17. The center’s teaching artists Maria Bacardi and Makram Hamdan worked with the students for several weeks to help them develop their performance art.
Southampton Elementary School
Gold Star Leaders sponsored a Relay Recess on Thursday, May 16, to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society. Students were given the opportunity to bring in spare change to donate, run laps, and collect beads for a bracelet. All funds will be donated at the Relay for Life at Bridgehampton School on Friday, May 31.