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New Tri-M Inductees

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Hampton Bays Middle School is pleased to announce that 11 seventh and eighth grade students have been named members of the school’s Tri-M Music Honor Society chapter. The induction ceremony, originally scheduled for April 1, has been postponed due to the COVID-19-related school closures.

To earn the honor, the students were required to maintain a GPA of 85 or above in all their classes and a 90 average in all music classes, perform 15 hours of community service and attend various music-related events throughout the school year.

The Hampton Bays School District congratulates the newest Tri-M members: Alexa Bahamondes, Ava Courtenay, Sofia Galvan, Valeria Gamboa, Emma Halsey, Emily Malone, Leah Bella Orlando, Joffre Proano, Kaya Raynor, Ashley Rodriguez and Jessica Sequeira.

The district would also like to acknowledge the existing members and officers of the chapter who continue to serve: Emily Robinson, president; Maya Sanabria, vice president; Nellie Nicolova, secretary; Rieve Nydegger, treasurer; Samantha Kraycar, historian; and members Allison Booth, Dylan Foley, Madelyn Helfand and Michael Poremba.


A Celebration of Books

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Hampton Bays Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Week by engaging students in a variety of reading activities, including a daily livestream read aloud where guest teachers read Dr. Seuss books to the entire school. Pictured is music teacher Steve Piliero reading “Wacky Wednesday.” 

Community Update from the Superintendent of Schools re: COVID (April 4, 2020)

Community Letter - April 4, 2020

Una carta para la comunidad - 4 abril 2020

Community Video Message

Special Board of Education Business Meeting (virtual)

Based upon notices and health advisories issued by Federal, State and Local officials and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.1, dated March 12, 2020, which, among other things, suspended portions of the NYS Open Meetings Law, the Hampton Bays Union Free School District Board of Education meeting on April 6, 2020 will be held by Zoom meeting app.  If an Executive Session of the Board of Education is required, it will be initiated with the Board of Education first convening the public meeting by using Zoom, adopting a motion to go into Executive Session, disconnecting the conference call and then re-initiating a public conference call once the Executive Session has concluded. 

Due to public health and safety concerns and pursuant to Executive Order 202.1, the public will not be permitted to attend this meeting in person or at the remote locations where the Board of Education members will be situated.

Therefore, those provisions of Board Policies 2310, 2340 and 2350 regarding public meetings, videoconferencing and public expression at meetings are being suspended for this meeting and all other meetings until further notice. The public, however, will be able to watch or listen to this meeting through the Zoom app.  It is intended that the meeting will be recorded and later transcribed.

You may join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone via the Facebook Live Stream by logging into Facebook and visiting "Hampton Bays Public Schools."  

The Board of Education’s agenda is available online at and a recording and transcription of the meeting will be posted to the website shortly after the meeting's conclusion.

For any questions, please contact Mrs. Pandolfo, District Clerk at (631) 723-2100, ext. 5106.

A Tribute to a Cast of Performers

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Shortly before schools were closed due to COVID-19, talented Hampton Bays Middle School students commenced practice on a planned production of “High School Musical Junior.” Although the production has been postponed, the district would like to acknowledge the students who were cast and congratulate them on being selected for the show.

'High School Musical Junior’ Cast
Mariana Aguero, Alexa Bahamondes, Dylan Berrocal, Gianna Betta, Leah Booth, Isabel Brady, Eden Brown, Kira Bychkov, Nico Carone, Matteo Casale, Keity Cozar, Gabriel DiFrancesco, Olivia Downs, Chase Dunkirk, Shea Egan, Brianna Farrell, Cooper Foley, Dylan Foley, Frank Galeas, Valeria Gamboa, Avery Gerson, Tony Haddock, Chloe Hansen, Samantha Kraycar, Clare Loesch, Jackie Luna, Emily Malone, James Maroulas, Sarah Mendel, Cello Messina, Emma Metz, Taylor Meyers, Brendyn Molnar, Kiera Nappi, Nellie Nicolova, Allie O'Brien, Kiarra O'Hagan, Meghan Peterson, Mary Phillips, Michael Poremba, Joffre Proano, Kaya Raynor, Sophia Reyes, Leah Russell, Maya Sanabria, Nicolas Sarria-Acosta, Mia Schoerlin, Aoife Sheil, Charlotte Summar, Grace Sutton, Adriana Tapfer, Nikole Vasquez and Mackenzie Wilson