School Notes 04.12.18
East Hampton High School’s annual job fair will be held next Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The middle school’s sixth-grade dance, with sixth graders from Amagansett, is scheduled for Friday, April 20, from 7 to 9 p.m.
There will be a school board meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
The work of seven young artists enrolled in Pierson High School’s International Baccalaureate program will be showcased today in an exhibition in the Pierson lobby from 6 to 7 p.m.
On Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. the Sag Harbor School Board will meet in the Pierson library.
An Amagansett School Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Bruce Wolosoff, an acclaimed composer and pianist, will commence his music residency at the Hayground School on April 27. Mr. Wolosoff, whose has been called “an authentic American voice,” has been composing music in response to visual art. During his music residency at Hayground he plans to work with paintings by a local artists, including Eric Fischl, April Gornik, and Margaret Garrett, all of whom have agreed to attend working rehearsals with the students.
Hayground’s artists-in-residence program invites professional artists, writers, and musicians to share their craft in immersive workshops that challenge the students to think, create, and perform as working artists.
All parent-teacher conferences will be held tomorrow between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Child care will be available in the Field House on the lower campus in Bridgehampton. Upper school conferences will be held in the Center for Well-Being on Goodfriend Drive in East Hampton.
Springs sixth graders in Katherine Farmer’s and Raymond Wojtusiak’s social studies classes celebrated the completion of their unit on Greece by holding a Greek celebration. Students immersed themselves in Greek culture by using Greek terms, dressing in traditional attire, and learning how to dance the Zorba. In addition, students tasted traditional foods such as Greek salad, grapes, pita bread with tzatziki sauce, and Greek yogurt with honey and cinnamon.
Dylan Scalia, a fourth grader, was a finalist in the Create a Character contest, organized by StoryWorks magazine and judged by Nora Raleigh Baskin, an award-winning author of books for children and young adults. Dylan was one of 75 finalists selected out of 2,000 entrants.
The PTA-sponsored spring book fair will be held Monday through next Thursday. Throughout the week, students will visit the book fair with their classes. Parents and caregivers can attend during a family night next Thursday from 6:30 to 8.