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WHO’S AFRAID OF HALLOWEEN? of trick or treat has come under attack. A growing number of harried householders grumble about hosting open house for hordes of anonymous youngsters each October 31st. For many others, the disenchantment with trick or treat is simply a function of fear; in a society increasingly suspicious of strangers (whatever their size), many people make it a firm practice not to open their doors to anyone they do not know.

“Tis the season to be wary. It’s time for ghosts and vampires and witches – a time when children look forward to being scared. But something’s happened to Halloween; it isn’t what it used to be. In America, Halloween didn’t become popularized until the mid 1800’s when immigrants – particularly those from Ireland – brought with them customs such as the carving of Jack-o’-lanterns. By the late 1800’s the rough and rowdy pioneer communities expected Halloween hobgoblins to assault their homes and spirit away livestock. Still later, door-to-door visits by costumed children egging for treats became the prevalent Halloween activity.

Even the trick-or-treaters themselves must be concerned about safety these days. Accounts of poison-laced candy and razors in apples began to surface in the 1970’s. In actuality treat tampering has never been widespread, and some reports have turned out to be hoaxes. But in an era of

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social alienation and anxiety about child abuse, the scare stories have contributed to an atmosphere of apprehension that continues to cloud the holiday.

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bah-humbug of a tradition-gone-sour spoil Halloween for your child – or your neighbor.


Keeping the Fun in Halloween


With the hope of keeping the fun in Halloween, Sag Harbor Elementary School and our school family and community have a plan! On October 31, 2008, the Elementary School students joined with Stella Maris students will parade down Main Street in the Village of Sag Harbor. At approximately 1:15 p.m. the student body will assemble at the United Methodist Church on Madison Street. The children will parade down Main Street toward Long Wharf and make a U-turn near the Laundromat.

Trick or Treat Precautions How significant is the loss of the “Halloween spirit”? It’s a concern in that it raises barriers of distrust between children and the community. It is prudent, of course, to exercise caution in children’s social contacts. But children need to develop and practice “visiting manners,” which include thoughtfulness and respect for the host. It’s also important that the community not be driven to paranoia about youngsters – which can contribute to negative attitudes toward education, children’s needs and youth issues in general.

After parading back up Main Street, the kindergarten and first grade students will board the buses at the United Methodist Church while the rest of our students walk back to the elementary school. Upon their return, the children will be “Treated” to apple cider and donuts, compliments of the PTA. The fun will continue with an outdoor concert provided by the outstanding music department of the Sag Harbor Elementary School. Parents, friends, and community members are encouraged to join in the musical festivities and we hope everyone comes to watch the “Parade”!

Trick or treat need not be abandoned if it’s conducted in a sensible and sensitive manner. Young children should be accompanied on their early evening haunting to the homes of people they know would enjoy seeing them. Older children too can be counseled to trick or treat only where they can be assured that householders will be receptive. Don’t let the

The Village of Sag Harbor continues to support the Elementary School by making the parade route possible. Parent volunteers who are available during the parade 2

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time should contact their child’s teacher. These volunteers will help to provide additional supervision as the children walk down Main Street and return to school.

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Summer provides an opportunity for me to continue to play the music I enjoy, practice instruments I don’t have time for during the school year, listen to new music, search for new activities and dances, prepare music for the Winter Concert, collect songs for Morning Program and write a new school theme song.

Adding another “Fun” day to the Halloween season, the Village of Sag Harbor’s Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the “Ragamuffin Parade” on Sunday, October 26th at 1:00 p.m. Interested parties should meet on Nassau Street near the Laundromat for the parade.

Each day I am reminded of the importance of music in our lives. I would like to share a few powerful musical quotes with you:

Let’s keep this Halloween a fun and safe one.

Music is the poetry of the air. ~Richter Music is what feelings sound like. ~Author Unknown

Musical Notes

A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. ~Leopold Stokowski Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~Berthold Auerbach

Ms. Remkus - General Music

I am excited about this new year filled with music. There will be students studying an instrument for the first time, a new group in Large Chorus, an exciting new theme at Morning Program and so much to look forward to. So let us begin with this ‘poetry of air’ filling our hearts and our school!

As another school year begins it is with great pleasure that I look forward to sharing music with the students at Sag Harbor Elementary-music in chorus, guitar lessons and club, performing arts, Morning Program, and all general music classes. Music is such a wonderful part of our lives, our celebrations, our traditions and I feel so lucky to share it with the children of our community each and every day!


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a bass clarinet is lower in pitch than a regular clarinet. And then we hypothesized about similar combinations: flute and piccolo, snare drum and bass drum; alto saxophone and tenor saxophone. Why does a trumpet only have three valves but can make many more notes? Why is the fingering for a low G and a high G the same on the flute, but the sound is different? These questions (and many more!) have been answered during lessons and band.

Mrs. Rice - Instrumental Music What do you think of when you think of Band? Do you think of that annoying trombonist who always hit you with his slide in high school band practice? Maybe it's the local community band or the halftime show at the football game. What do we think of when the elementary school students think of band? We think of math and social studies and science. We are thinking in fractions when we play a whole note (four beats) and then cut the note in half to two beats and then ask to cut it in half again to play a quarter note (one beat). We divide and add when we talk about what a dot does next to a note (it adds half the note value to the note). Some of the advanced lesson groups can figure that it takes 16 sixteenth notes to equal a whole note. Amazing. We read about famous composers and what the world was like during their life times. The musical selections in our lesson books are shorter and simpler selections of larger, famous works such as Haydn's "Surprise Symphony" and Stephen Foster's "Camptown Races". We listen to the original works then try to play along. Some students learned that the waltz was the popular dance of the 1800's when we learned Strauss' "Southern Roses" . We then tried to waltz around the room. We needed a few more lessons, but it was fun! Experiments in sound led to discussions on why

The goal of the band program is that students get together and have fun making music. Students are expected to take their instruments home and practice and they are expected to attend all lessons and rehearsals as outlined in their monthly calendar. They are expected to be at all performances. There is a level of responsibility and commitment that goes along with having fun. By incorporating math, science and social studies to the world of fingerings and scales, it is the hope the students can understand a little more of the music they are playing and hearing. And who knows? Maybe out there is the next first flute player of the philharmonic or the trumpet soloist at the NHL Half Time Show? Or maybe it is someone who wants to pick up the drumsticks every now and then to jam with the stereo. Music expresses itself in many ways. Playing in the band is just one outlet students have of expressing themselves.


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During 2nd and 3rd grades’ regular Spanish classes we started out the year learning how to say how are you? I am good, ok or bad. What is your name? My name is… through games and songs. The students then tackled the Spanish alphabet and can now sing the alphabet song in Spanish. Along with learning the alphabet, students also learned ”las vocales” (the vowels) through the song “apples and bananas/ plátanos y manzanas” in Spanish. We then continued on to learn our numbers 1-20 and the days of the week.

Spanish Classes/ Clases de Español October/octubre 2008 by Ms. Marr Felicitaciones a todos! 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades have been very busy this year learning about a variety of things in spanish. All 3 grades celebrated the olympics this year, running with the torch, learning their colors through the olympic rings and learning about different olympic sports in Spanish.

4th grade has also been very busy. We’ve spent the beginning of the year reviewing a lot of vocabulary they learned from last year and adding more as we go along. We started off the year reviewing our greetings, how are you? I am good, ok, or bad, what is your name? And my name is. We also expanded this vocabulary to Her/ His name is, what is their name? During our olympic events we played games and learned about some of the olympic sports in Spanish. After closing ceremonies, the students went on to review the Spanish alphabet through games and singing songs. In October we have been learning our days of the week, months, seasons and weather through games, poetry and literature. We took a week off from this vocabulary to celebrate fire prevention week where the students made fire prevention posters in Spanish to keep with the school activities in which they were participating. The students are now working on celebrating the festivities of “el Dìa

The 2nd and 3rd graders learned a song in Spanish/Art class to teach them their colors in Spanish. They also were able to paint the olympic rings in Spanish/Art where we learned our colors, sports and keeping with the school theme “cruising with character” we learned what each ring stood for; passion, faith, victory, work ethic and sportsmanship. After closing ceremonies we moved onto making scarecrow center pieces and began learning shapes and body parts. The students are now learning about “el Dìa de los Muertos” and have made skeletons to celebrate las fiestas and to continue reviewing the body parts in Spanish. Amongst the week of fire prevention, vocabulary was also introduced in spanish about fire prevention, like stop, drop and roll/parar, caer y rodar. 5

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de los Muertos,� learning vocabulary and mexican customs that go with the holiday.

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the world. Throughout the school year, the art lessons will provide skills to improve social interaction and to help foster each individual child's creative endeavors.

Art Smart By Mrs. DeVito and Mrs. Mandell Art class is a special place where students really begin to invent themselves. Through the arts, students acquire skills such as problem-solving, personal expression, social skills, cooperative learning, observation, imagination and flexibility.

Math Moments By Ms. Masters For the past five years I have focused on a different problem solving strategy that we teach our students in math class. We began with Act It Out, followed by Guess and Check, Draw a Picture, Find a Pattern, and last year we took a look at Work Backward. This year we will deal with the strategy called Make an Organized List. In the younger grades, the teacher would help the students learn this strategy by solving the problem with the students, making the list on chart paper. In second grade, the students may have a problem like this. Jack has 20¢ in his pocket. How many different sets of coins could he have? In third and fourth grades a problem could look like this. Each model airplane made by Come Fly With Me has a four-digit model number on it. If only 1, 3, 5, and 7 are used, how many different model numbers can the company have? In fifth grade, this problem could look like this. Farmer Jean has chickens and pigs in

Early in the school year, we often focus on the Elements of Art. Shape, line, color and texture become a part of abstract and representational work. Art vocabulary is used and reviewed. Routines and classroom rules are discussed and practiced. Use of materials and tools will be demonstrated. The children are given more responsibilities and challenges as they grow. The most important part of our "beginning" is to establish a place where students feel safe, welcome and excited to create. Here at Sag Harbor Elementary School we provide a varied and engaging art curriculum incorporating science, literacy, mathematics and performing arts. We study art history and survey works of individual artists. We also explore the arts, crafts and architecture of many parts of 6

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her barnyard. There are 15 animals in her barnyard. If all the animals are healthy and there are 44 legs, how many of pigs and how many chickens are in Farmer Jean’s barnyard? Students can solve all of these problems correctly if they work carefully in an organized manner. Most students really enjoy this strategy.

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ing knowledge of a second language. This requires a variety of methodologies such as songs, rhymes and game formats so students can play with language, which in fact decreases their affective filter (better known as the fear factor). This is necessary for enhancing language acquisition. I know we are going to have fun learning an array of new vocabulary and expressions, and practicing those that students already know.

Have a great year at SHES!


We will be using these venues to learn basic skills in greetings, vocabulary for personal identification, numbers and months for age and birth dates, and telephone numbers. Second year students will identify and write the different special area classes and days of the week previously learned to make up their schedule. Third year students will identify the different places and people in the school environment and use it to state where they are going and whom they need to see. Language will spiral from simple identification to simple phrases used for explanations.

By Sra. Soto Messinger

Las clases de español ~ Spanish Classes ¡Bienvenidos a la clase! (Welcome back students!) An especially warm welcome to Kindergarten, First, Second and Third grade, who will be joining our Spanish Program. Once again I had the opportunity to visit third grade classrooms in June and met many students eager to learn Spanish. Many already knew their numbers and some useful expressions. It was a wonderful experience to see so many so excited about learning my native tongue. Students were encouraged to practice the topics in the booklets I distributed at the time of my visit and to bring them back in the fall.

My philosophy and approach to teaching a second language is to provide a fun yet academic atmosphere where all students participate. I provide a format of presenting reproductions of the vocabulary, both pictorial and written form, so students can make connections wherever and whenever possible. Combining visual and oral presentations has the ability to spiral language to different levels. Students are then able to reproduce what they hear, and what they see in written form and are able to then make comparisons and distinctions as they acquire the second lan-

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guage. With the knowledge that many parents do not speak Spanish, I don’t assign homework and this decreases frustration levels on both sides. I do encourage

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Reading Room By Mrs. Price

Transitional Chapter Books all students to share, share, and share. This is as an excellent way to extend practice outside the classroom, so necessary for fluency. The home is one of the best places to share what is presented in class by teaching younger siblings and/or parents. I’d like to encourage parents to continue to display interest in what their child is learning in class because it fosters interest and enthusiasm in the child.

Parents and teachers have seen this happen; your child, usually in second to fourth grade, looks at a Henry and Mudge book and says “This is too easy,” but then looks at Bridge to Terabithia and says, “but this is too hard!” This is a crucial moment in readers’ literacy development, because if they are to become independent lifelong readers they have to find books that move them through the transitional phase. They need to find those “just right” books that will keep them reading. In this article I’d like to discuss the characteristics of transitional chapter books and offer a few suggested titles.

Learning a second language at this early stage of development is one of the greatest gifts we can give our children. Not only will they be securing their place in the global economy setting that awaits them, but they will also be cultivating a desire to learn other languages and about other cultures. Second language learning strengthens the elasticity of students’ brains and provides them with multiple lifelong skills that can be applied to other areas of learning.

Transitional chapter books do not have a special place on the bookstore or library shelves, but they do have common characteristics. They are usually between 60 and 100 pages long and have reader friendly font size and white space. The main character is often between 8 and 10 years old and the plot line concerns issues and emotions appropriate for 7- to 10 year-old readers. Parents may want their children to choose “harder books” without realizing that the subject matter of intermediate level books may not be appropriate for a middle elementary reader.

I am looking forward to working with all students and I know we will have a great academic year intermingled with some fun activities. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me through the school office.


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of humor, a lighthearted spirit and smart dialogue, these books will keep readers coming back for more. Recommended Books and Authors Well known author Dick King Smith is a master story teller who weaves tales of animals (such as Babe) into well loved children’s books. In Lady Lollipop, we meet an obnoxious princess who demands a pig for her birthday present. Children will understand the lessons when the characters change into people we can admire.

Most of us are familiar with Cam Jansen and there is good reason why there are more than 20 books in this popular series. Cam is a character who children can relate to, with her photographic memory and her ability to solve mysteries. Written by David Adler, the Cam Jansen series has been a favorite of children for many years. I Was A Third Grade Spy, I Was A Third Grade Bodyguard and I Was A Third Grade Science Project, all by Mary Auch are humorous easy chapter books with engaging characters and a pace that is appropriate for transitional readers.

To be continued….. !

Cell Phones at School Cell phones have become commonplace in today’s world. We all have come to rely on the ease of communication provided by these and other hand held devices. For purposes of communication during the after school hours some families provide their children with cell phones. We understand that some children will have phones with them when they come to school. However, while in school these phones must remain in the child’s backpack and the phones must be off. Any child who would like to leave the phone in Mr. Malone’s office during the day can do so and then pick the phone up at day’s end.

Jake Drake, Class Clown by Andrew Clements is part of the Jake Drake series that appeals to both boys and girls. Jake tackles familiar subjects such as grumpy teachers and bullies on the playground. This book is one of the READY FOR CHAPTERS selections published by Aladdin Paperbacks that are just right for transitional readers. The Owen Foote series by Stephanie Greene is another newer series that appeals to boys because of real-boy characters with loyal friendships and a good balance of narrative and dialogue. With lots 9

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Please remember that if at any time during the day you need to get a message to your child, our office will be happy to take the message and relay it to your child.

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underweight or overweight. The NYS Department of Health is paying close attention to this because as a nation we have a high percentage of people that are overweight. Statistics from the New York DOH reveal major concerns about the rising incidence of obesity in children and the medical and psychological consequences thereof. There is an increase of diabetes, asthma, arthritis, depression and low self esteem in children that are overweight. As part of SHES wellness program along with the Physical Education Department, and Mrs. Grant, I hope to influence the students ability to make healthy choices and keep SHES off the “at risk” list. We are so fortunate to have such a healthy student body. With the collaboration of families, school and health care providers hopefully SHES will stay in the “green zone” with healthy BMI‚s.   Set a great example for your children by staying physically active and making healthy food choices.  To help you out here are some alphabetical snack ideas from Apple Slices (especially great from our local stands)

Health Hints By Ms. Pulkingham R.N. Anytime one of your children has a physical exam with your family physician ask for a copy of it. Keep a copy for yourself in your home files and send one into the school Health Office. This may save you from hearing from me more than you want to!! It is a requirement of the New York Department of Education for students to have complete physical exams in Kindergarten, 2nd, 4th, 7th, and 10th grades. That is why you receive letters and phone calls from the school nurse asking for copies of the examination reports. This year many of the student physical examination reports were sent in from parents, primary health care providers and physicals were conducted at SHES October 1st, 2nd, 3rd by Dr. Nadia Persheff and her Nurse Practitioner Pam Minett. There are still a handful of reports due to come in. Thank you to all the parents for your cooperation in this.  This year a new initiative of reporting BMI (Body Mass Index) to NY State Department of Health is also in place. This is a ratio calculated with a student‚s age, sex, height and weight. The result indicates whether a child is in the healthy zone,

Broccoli with low fat dip Carrot and Celery sticks Dried fruit English muffin with pizza sauce Fruit juice pop 10

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Granola bar Honeydew melon Ice milk Jello Kiwifruit Lettuce and tomato salad Milkshake with fruit, nonfat yogurt and milk Nectarines Orange Slices Pretzels (especially whole grain) Quesadilla with low fat cheese Raisins String Cheese Turkey rollups Unbuttered popcorn Veggie pizza Whole grain Bagels with jam eXotic fruit like mangoes or papaya Yogurt

summed-up a safety rule I cover with the students during Red Ribbon Week, a national program that focuses on healthy choices. At every grade level, I make medicine safety part of the program. At grades K-2 the lesson includes not being fooled by medicine that looks, smells and tastes like candy. In an effort to try and make it easier for parents to give children medicine, the pharmaceutical companies have made medicine taste like bubble gum, cherry, grape, orange, berry, chocolate or whatever flavor they think will sell. They even make vitamins that look and taste like gummy bears. In this effort to make things easier, they’ve forced parents to be more diligent than ever. I discovered this first hand when I found my three year old, Jameson, sitting on the deck with a bottle of these wonderful gummy vitamins.

Zoo animal crackers

I had been at the grocery store with both my girls earlier that day and, after seeing the vitamins on the shelf, they began begging for them. Everything in my gut told me to say “no”. I knew they looked too much like candy, I knew gummies were a huge treat at our house and they would be very tempting to little kids and I assumed they probably tasted sweet and yummy. So what did I do? I stood right there in King Kullen and lectured my girls on medicine safety; then I bought the bottle of gummy bear-looking, yummy-tasting vitamins.

Have a healthy autumn.

Counselor’s Corner

By Mrs. Grant

Gut Feeling I read a quote recently that stated:“The difference between medication and poison is the dosage.” I thought it perfectly

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unpacking them and, like a helpful three year old, Jameson was helping. Then she disappeared outside. My kitchen window overlooks the backyard, which is fenced in and safe to play in, so I continued unpacking the bags. What seemed like 5, but easily could have been 15, minutes later I walk outside to find Jameson sitting on a chair with the new bottle of gummy vitamins, safety seal and top opened by the determined hands of a three year old. I felt the panic but tried to remain calm. She said she ate one. A quick count of what was left determined she had eaten more like 14. Did I really need to panic? I ran inside and went online to find the number to poison control and quickly made the call. A nice lady had me read the bottle to her and then reassured me that because the vitamins did not contain iron, she would be OK. She would likely have a bellyache, but she would be OK. When I asked what would have happened if the vitamins contained iron, she said there could have been liver complications and a trip to the hospital would have been necessary. I thanked her, hung up the phone and spent the rest of the night staring at the bottle to double check, triple check, quadruple check that the vitamins were iron free. Then I threw them out.

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safe: • Keep all medications and vitamins, prescription and over-the-counter, out of reach of children and adolescents • Use accurate measuring devices when dosing liquid medications • Give prescription medications only to the person they are prescribed for •

Have the number for Poison Control posted by your phone or programmed in your cellphone 1-800-222-1222

GREEN MINUTE Did You Know? •Somewhere between 500 billion and a trillion plastic bags are used each year. •Less than 1% of those bags are recycled.

Jamie had a tummyache that night, but I consider us lucky. It is estimated that 140,000 children end up in the emergency room due to poisoning in the United States each year. Please follow these safety rules to help keep your child

•Scientists estimate each plastic item could last in the environment anywhere between 400 to 1000 years.


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Did You Know? •Plastics do not biodegrade. They photo degrade, breaking down into smaller toxic bits contaminating soil, waterways, oceans and entering the food web when ingested by animals.

We Are Going Paperless! We are working toward being a paperless school. In keeping with our ‘Green’ objectives we are going to be posting the SPOUT on our website starting with this issue! If you do not have access to a computer and still need paper copies of the SPOUT, please let us know

•Think of it this way: almost every piece of plastic that we have ever made, used, and thrown away is still here on this planet in one form or another, whether its in our homes, in landfills or in the environment; and it will be here for centuries to come. So Where Do They Go?

by filling out the form on the last page of this SPOUT and handing it in to the main office or to your child’s teacher by October 31st. We will be happy to send the SPOUT in paper form home with your child.

In our skies... Mix with our marine life... What Can We Do?


•Use reusable bags when we go shopping!!!


If we use a cloth bag... •We can save about 6 plastic bags per week. •That’s about 24 bags per month. •That’s about 288 bags per year. •That’s 22,176 bags in an average lifetime!

Week of October 17th Mrs. DiSunno/Ms. Barrett’s Class Mrs. Deyermond/Ms. Rowland’s Class Week of October 24th Mr. Kahofer’s Class Mrs. Surozinski/Barrett’s Class

It Is Possible •Be a part of the solution!!


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manner of long legged, crawling creatures... plus: frightfully fun art activities, a witches kitchen, spooky tattoos, cupcake decorating and more!! Advanced reservations encouraged. Members $10, non-members $12. Order tickets online at of call 537-8250 October 24th

PTA Bingo Night 6:30 p.m.

October 30th

Partners in Print 6:00 p.m.

October 31st

Halloween Parade

November 3rd

4th Grade Journeys into American Territory

November 6th

Partners in Print 6:00 p.m.

November 10th

Food Drive Begins

November 10th

Bd. of Ed Meeting 7:30 p.m.

November 11th

NO SCHOOL Veterans Day

You are cordially invited to attend CUB SCOUT PACK 455’s October Pack Meeting Sag Harbor Cub Scouts will be hosting its next pack meeting on Friday, October 24th at 6:30 pm. This event will be held at the Main Fire House located on Brickiln Rd. in Sag Harbor. If you missed the class field trips or the Open house – you will have another chance at getting a tour of the Trucks and see how our volunteers help out our community. If you haven’t registered yet to get into the Pack – Come on by and sign up! Registration forms will still be available. Cub Scout Pack 455 has an open enrollment for boys of our community from ages 7 through 11 (Grades 1 through 5) and is sponsored by the American Legion Chelburg-Battle Post 388 of Sag Harbor Call 725-3140 for more info. See you there !

November 12-13th NYS Social Studies Test Grade 5 November 13th

Partners in Print 6:00 p.m.

November 14th

PTA Movie Night 7:00 p.m.

John Jermain Library Community Workshop

Community Bulletin Board

Saturday, October 25th 9a.m.-12 noon in the Pierson High School Cafeteria The library is looking for input regarding existing programming, services and resources and those you hope to see in the future. If you are unable to attend please feel free to email Catherine Creedon at with your input.

Halloween Bug Bash Friday, October 24th 4:30-6:30 p.m. CMEE 376 Bridgehampton Turnpike A celebration of all things creepy and spooky! Come in costume to our Haunted Museum for a night of spooky fun. Bug lovers will not want to miss our special guest Erik Callender of “Erik’s Reptile Adventures” who will safely introduce all

Halloween Happenings! October 26th at 1-3 p.m. Southampton Town Rec Center, 1370 A Majors Path 14

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Join us fro some freaky fun and frightening food! Enjoy caramel apple making, arts & crafts, ghost pops and more!! Visit our Haunted Path!!! 283-6045 or 702-2425

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If you would like to have a paper copy of the SPOUT sent home with your child please fill out the following form:

Extreme Rec Day Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 10-3 at the Southampton Rec Center, Third grade through Eighth grade Space is limited. Pre-register call 702-2425 $10 includes lunch and refreshments. First Come First Served Coping Through the Holidays Presented by The East End Hospice Bereavement Care Team


Wednesday, Nov. 19th from 6-8 p.m. at the Bridgehampton National Bank Community Room, 2200 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton or Thursday, November 20th 2-4 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension, 423 Griffing Ave., Riverhead. For more info or to register call 288-8400

Child’s name_____________________ Child’s Teacher____________________ Please hand in to the main office or to your child’s teacher.

A Hunted Carnival Attention all Goblins and Goulies! After you parade your costume down Main Street join us at the Custom House for a Spooktacular good time! Food, games, prizes and fun for all! Admission is free. Tickets are available for $1.00 each for games and prizes. The Custom House is on Main Street next to the Whaling Museum.


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