education

Though passionate and close-knit, the number of South Fork families who home-school their children is tiny, particularly when compared to the number of children enrolled in local public schools.
Emotions ran high during a two-hour Springs School Board meeting on Monday night, during which time a recent state comptroller’s audit was discussed at length. Auditors concluded that Springs had accumulated an unrestricted fund balance...
Backpack Adventure Most of the fun for kids this week is of the Halloween variety, but those looking for something else may find it at the South Fork Natural History Museum on Saturday, when Crystal Possehl leads kids 8 to 12 on a backpack...
During Tuesday night’s meeting, the East Hampton School Board approved environmental assessments for the construction of new security vestibules at the front entrances of each of the district’s three schools. “We’re...
Looking ahead, the Family Service League will sponsor a free, all-day workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Springs Presbyterian Church on Old Stone Highway in East Hampton. Titled Positive Parenting with a Plan, parents and professionals have been...
The Montauk Teachers Association issued a letter to the school board on Tuesday asking that the district take a tougher stance on its attendance policy. Students who take extended vacations often fall behind and struggle to keep up with their...
Parents and school administrators were on high alert Tuesday afternoon, following news that Southampton Elementary School would shutter its doors for a thorough cleaning yesterday after one of its students had come down with enterovirus. A letter...
Jack-o-Lantern Time And suddenly it’s pumpkin-carving time again. Carve them too soon and they’re rotten by Halloween. Wait too long and what’s the point? On Wednesday, the East Hampton Library will provide all the materials for...
Citing concerns about privacy, security, and potential distraction, the East Hampton School District has withdrawn cooperation in a planned series of articles in The East Hampton Star that would have profiled kindergarten students at the John M....