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At Monday’s meeting of the Springs School Board, Barbara Dayton, its president, announced that the four-month-long search for a school superintendent had ended.
Following a New York State mandate that schools test for lead contamination in the water they use, Richard Burns, the East Hampton School District superintendent, has announced in a letter that “the district is pleased to report that all drinking fountains were found to be within the guidelines” set by the Environmental Protection Agency.
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 Cedar Street bus depot debate was reignited on Tuesday evening during a school board meeting in East Hampton.
Forming a tiny circle between her forefinger and thumb, Elizabeth Reveiz, who is director of ELL/Bilingual Programs, indicated the size of her department’s budget within the East Hampton School District.
Students in Montauk and Bridgehampton planning a famine-relief fund-raiser are seeking donations of fabric to create artwork that will be featured at the all-ages benefit, to be held April 29 at the Bridgehampton Community House.
“It’s hard to have a discussion on the same evening about more recess and more homework,” Lois Favre, the Bridgehampton School superintendent, said in an email to The Star. Dr. Favre, who has announced that she will retire in January 2018 after seven years at the helm, was responding to questions posed by Jeffrey Mansfield, a parent and school...
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. 
Students at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center are enhancing their vocabulary and spelling, as well as figuring out new ways to solve problems and work together as a team. They are learning all that while playing one of America’s favorite board games.
Next week, third through eighth graders in public schools will find fewer questions on their New York State standardized tests. However, the big question for parents still remains: Opt out or opt in?
The high school edition of “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary about sexual assault on college campuses, will be screened at the East Hampton Library on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in a program for students 15 and older, their families, and educators.
Jen Wilson was watching “60 Minutes” at home in East Hampton last fall and heard high school students on the show say they were not aware of all the details of the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center attacks, either because they were too young at the time or had not yet been born.
Eighth graders from the Montauk School accomplished something that many East Enders could not: They met Representative Lee Zeldin in person.