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John M. Marshall Elementary School students celebrated a collective million-plus minutes of reading last Thursday. Dylan Everett, Sage Quackenbush, Waylon Mattson, and Samantha Leon were among those marking the achievement. Durell Godfrey




The Hampton Ballet Theatre School program this weekend at Guild Hall includes “Les Sylphides" and two other ballets. A dress rehearsal was held on Thursday. Durell Godfrey photos
Michel Fokine’s “Les Sylphides” features music by Chopin.
Young members of the ballet school will head under the sea for “The Littlest Mermaid."
These ballet dancers were all smiles at a dress rehearsal.
An arabesque, always a crowd favorite at a ballet.
Professional-level students will dance in “Les Sylphides” and “Mendelara."
Fun costumes abound.
A chorus line



Sharks of all sizes summer off Long Island’s coast, and some, like this sand shark on a Wainscott Beach, come closer to shore. Jordy Mark