Last year, some vegetable mascots tried to drum up donations for the Harvest Food Drive outside the East Hampton Middle School. Durell Godfrey

Students presented veterans with pins and ribbons in appreciation of their service. Carissa Katz
Virginia Bennett accepted a donation of $400 on behalf of Honor Flight Long IslandCarissa Katz
Representatives from all branches of the military, many of them related to students at John Marshall, were on hand on Friday.Carissa Katz and Durell Godfrey
Students shook hands with the veterans at the close of the program. Carissa Katz
The fifth-grade chorus offered an impressive rendition of "America the Beautiful." Carissa Katz
Gregory Butler, the school's music teacher, accompanied student soloists. Carissa Katz
For many young students, the chance to shake hand with so many uniformed men and women who served in the military made a lasting impressing. Carissa Katz and Durell Godfrey

Jonathan Howe, an East Hampton Middle School music teacher, will perform a piano recital on Sunday at the high school.

From Snapchat to classroom debates, students navigate ‘teachable moments’
John Reilly, a Bridgehampton School teacher, has dedicated much classroom time to discussing the presidential election with his students, including, from left, Max Cheng, Raymond Maldonado, and Nia Dawson. Christine Sampson

The East Hampton School District is planning a tour on Thursday of the Cedar Street side of its high school campus, pictured here, where the district is considering building a transportation depot. Christine Sampson

Students spent the day by the water during A Day in the Life of the Peconic Estuary. Springs School

December referendum on school expansion surprises some in Bridgehampton
Jeff Mansfield, center, a Bridgehampton School Board member, made the case for school expansion during a Sept. 14 community forum. Christine Sampson