From the first budget workshop to the second, Springs School administrators whittled down their proposed 2016-17 budget by more than $375,000, but it was still not enough to keep the district’s budget below the state-mandated tax levy cap.
The Sag Harbor, East Hampton, Montauk, Southampton, Amagansett, Springs, Sagaponack, and Bridgehampton school districts have announced two-hour delayed openings for Monday in light of the weather forecast
Tim Ferriss, a former Springs School student and the best-selling author of “The 4-Hour Work Week," has funded 145 school projects across Long Island that teachers had posted over the past four months.
Concerned that artificial turf fields carry health risks because of the materials they are made of, a pair of Sag Harbor parents launched a petition this week in an attempt to halt the construction of a turf field at Pierson Middle and High School.
Some 20 teachers who have been working without a contract since July 1 sent the Montauk School Board a strong signal on Tuesday when they arrived at a board meeting wearing black T-shirts with “Montauk Teachers Association” emblazoned on them in white letters.
East Hampton High and Middle School tuition for students who live in outlying districts is set to decrease next year, but kindergarten through sixth-grade tuition, affecting students from the Sagaponack and Wainscott School Districts, will go up.