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To remain under New York State’s tax levy cap, the Amagansett School District would be limited to a .16-percent tax levy increase, or $14,000, in the 2016-17 school year, Eleanor Tritt, the district superintendent, told the school board as its preliminary budget was unveiled on Feb. 23.
The East Hampton School District unveiled preliminary estimates at a school board meeting Tuesday for how much it would cost to build a bus barn on its high school campus.
The Sag Harbor School District will ask the community during the annual school board and budget vote in May whether it should issue bonds to buy and renovate the Stella Maris Regional School.
At the Springs School District’s first budget workshop for the 2016-17 academic year on Monday, figures showed that expenses could outpace revenue by more than $860,000.
Musical tackles mature topics, but student talents were up to the challenge.
Eight teenagers from around the South Fork will be the presenters tomorrow at the Parrish Art Museum’s first Teen PechaKucha Night Hamptons.
A series of workshops for parents, educators, and community members about the challenges faced by students today will begin Tuesday at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.
The East Hampton school cafeterias resemble test kitchens these days, as parents, teachers, nutrition experts, and administrators have met monthly since September to review new elementary and middle school menus and adjust the food lineup based on student reaction and their own observations.
Adam Fine, the principal of East Hampton High School, and Elizabeth Reveiz, the director of East Hampton’s English as a new language program, on Tuesday proposed budgets for their respective programs that they described as fiscally responsible. The school board seemed to agree.