Education

An initial analysis of the Amagansett School District’s 2017-18 budget shows a projected increase of $461,000, and voters may be asked to approve another spending plan that is over the state-imposed tax cap, Eleanor Tritt, the district superintendent, told the board of education on Tuesday.
The East Hampton School Board looked at preliminary 2017-18 budgets for the district’s middle and elementary schools at a brief workshop on Tuesday at the high school.
The dancers of the Dancehampton studio in East Hampton had a successful first competition of the season last week, Kelly Hren, the studio’s director and a choreographer, reported.
Kevin Chabla, a 13-year-old eighth grader at the Springs School, was a runner-up at a Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee at Hofstra University on Sunday.
Sag Harbor School District voters officially ended the village's long-running “turf wars” Wednesday night by approving a revised proposal for an all-natural grass field at Pierson Middle-High School. The final tally was 458 to 73.

Icy roads on Friday cause school officials to keep students home for a second consecutive snow day.
On the first day of a new quarter at East Hampton High School last week, the students in Andy Rigby’s woodworking and manufacturing classes wasted no time getting to work on the project at hand.
In Sag Harbor, grass roots grow from turf battle.
Joseph Vasile-Cozzo, the athletic director at East Hampton High School, announced at Tuesday’s school board meeting that because of increased enrollment the athletic teams would move from League VI to League V.
Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
Sag Harbor School District vote on all-natural grass fields, instead of the synthetic turf fields voted down in December, will be held on Feb 15.
Kevin Walsh of B.B.S Architects and Engineering presented revised plans for a proposed Springs School expansion project at a meeting on Monday with the school’s capital planning committee, which includes school board members and administrators. A few members of the public were also present.
Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on.