Education

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. 
The East Hampton School District is hoping its latest homework assignment will take the concept of summer reading to the next level.
Farmers and backyard gardeners alike have told us that the 2015 tomato crop was late this year, at least on the narrow, farthest end of the South Fork. This, they say, appeared attributable to weather, specifically that the ocean stayed cold later than usual this year, which, in turn, kept a chill over the land.
Local food pantries and nonprofit organizations are working hard to meet the needs of the hundreds of children on the South Fork.
The Springs School Board on Monday voted to spend just under $79,000 on seven different repairs to the school building. Liz Mendelman, the president of the school board, likened the projects to what a homeowner might do every so often in his or her...
New high school students and all students who are planning on playing sports in the East Hampton School District are required to have physical exams, which the district is offering for free next week.
The Wainscott School District has hired a new teacher, Mark Carlson of Hampton Bays, who was chosen from a pool of about 1,700 applicants for one job.
A handful of Bridgehampton School maintenance and renovation projects are on track to be completed before school starts, ranging from the first major renovation of the art room in more than 20 years to electrical upkeep in the portable buildings to the painting of the school’s signature cupola.
Administrators at the Bridgehampton School are planning to launch an alternative high school program in September to bring at-risk students back home and, at the same time, save money.