Feverish discourse on the 2016 election is seemingly everywhere right now — from newspapers and television to social media and even in the hallways and classrooms in our schools. The students are being inundated with information and opinions.
East Hampton High School will host a forum addressing drug and alcohol abuse and addiction on Wednesday night, beginning at 5:45 in the school auditorium and open to students, parents, and the community at large.
The Bridgehampton School Board, which has discussed possible expansion of the kindergarten through 12th grade school building over the years, has set Dec. 13 for a referendum on whether to raise some $24.7 million to do so.
The Amagansett School Board, which took a water fountain in the gymnasium and six sinks out of service two weeks ago after lead was found in the water, took another step on Tuesday toward solving the problem.
The East Hampton School District’s plan to build a bus maintenance barn and refueling facility on the Cedar Street side of its high school campus has begun to take shape around options that the district says would reduce its impact on the surrounding residential neighborhood.
High school students from the East End and New York City have been invited to apply for a five-day script-writing retreat, the Young Artists and Writers Project, which is based at Stony Brook Southampton.
The Bridgehampton School has removed a drinking fountain in the boys locker room and replaced faucets in four science laboratory sinks after water tests over the summer came back with lead content results higher than state-allowed limits, according to a report released last week.
The Bridgehampton School administration has planned a second com munity forum to discuss its proposed expansion plans with residents. Scheduled for Saturday at 9 a.m. at the school, the forum will include a tour of the building and a discussion of the district’s safety and educational needs.