Southampton School News, December 19


Southampton High School

In an effort to expand the high school recycling program and to raise funds to support their educational field trips, the Life Skills class has been hard at work personalizing recycling containers for faculty and staff for their classrooms and offices.

As a part of their Senior Year Experience projects, students in Perri Nation’s class participated in mock interviews on December 11 and 12 with Athletic Director Darren Phillips, Counselor Angela Hughes-Johnson, and a special guest, Darlene Troge, from the Long Island Indian Council. Students presented their interviewers with their resumes and answered questions about their experience, goals and aspirations, and their personal qualities. When not in an interview session, students learned how to properly tie a tie and practiced making phone calls to prospective internship providers.

Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Roger Sherman visited the students in Maria Clinton’s Literature and Film 12 Honors class on December 13 to speak with them about his book and films. Mr. Sherman has also won an Emmy and a Peabody for his work directing producing, writing, and filming.

The Southampton Mariner Boys Basketball team will be competing in the annual SYS Holiday Classic High School Basketball Tournament on December 21 at Southampton High School and December 22 at East Hampton High School. They will be joined by teams from East Hampton, Center Moriches, and the Dalton School. Admission is $7/adult and $3/child with all proceeds benefiting the SYS Scholarship Fund. Admission will be free for any child who brings a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food pantry. Games begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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