Southampton High School
Members of the Southampton Village Volunteer Ambulance volunteered their time during the week of January 13 to teach all high school students hands-only CPR and basic first aid during physical education classes. This is the second year of the initiative to have students equipped with basic life-saving skills. As a result of the training that took place last year, six Southampton High School students have joined the volunteer ambulance corps.
The Rotary Interact Club held its annual Bingo Night fundraiser on Friday, January 10. The club raised more than $500, which was added to a $1,000 donation from Cablevision, to give to Maureen’s Haven, a local homeless shelter organization. The event was taped and will be televised on January 26 at 7 p.m. on Channel 118.
The Best Buddies Club met after school on Thursday, January 16, to gather for a friendly competition of Pictionary. After enjoying an afternoon snack, the students took turns at the Smart Board to draw clues for their teammates.
Southampton Intermediate School
Students in Nancy Giglio’s eighth grade social studies classes are studying World War I and recently spent some time learning about trench warfare. On Wednesday, January 15, student Rene Urbano shared photos of the model trench he built at home with his father using the information he learned in class.
Southampton Elementary School
The Student Council kicked off a Pennies for Patients fundraiser at Morning Meeting on Friday, January 17. The school will be collecting coins for the next three weeks in an effort to help those battling leukemia and lymphoma.