Larry Baum, a parent of four, was one of many parents urging the Sag Harbor School Board on Monday to extend the superintendent’s contract. Christine Sampson

Christine Sampson

The new observatory is located near the Ross Tennis Center. Christine Sampson

Four schools score above state averages, one below
Testing seats in the East Hampton School District Christine Sampson

At a press conference on Monday to announce a $250,000 state grant for the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. was joined by the center’s supporters, board members, its executive director, Maureen Wikane, and its namesake, Eleanor Whitmore. Christine Sampson

Following an analysis of its facilities, including several portable buildings like the ones shown here, the Bridgehampton School administration has asked its architect to draw up a proposal for a potential school expansion. Christine Sampson

The Schaefers have owned the property leased by the East Hampton School District for its bus depot. Hal Zwick, director of commercial real estate at Town and Country, said there is no particular reason why they have decided to sell. Morgan McGivern