Education


Christine Sampson

Terry Kemper brought his telescopes to the East Hampton High School campus on Monday to give students from Christopher Merkert's earth science class a look at the transit of Mercury, which can't be seen again until 2019. Durell Godfrey

The Child Development Center of the Hamptons in Wainscott, the South Fork's only charter school, will close next month. Christine Sampson

Brief biographies of those running in May 17 election; part one of a series
In the East Hampton School District, four candidates are running for three seats on the school board. From left to right, James Foster, Wendy Geehreng, Alison Anderson, Rich Wilson.

The East Hampton School District's cafeterias began serving a new version of chicken fingers and chicken sandwiches on Monday. Jackie Lowey

Photographs from Pierson High School students’ recent trip to Cuba will be on display at the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum from Saturday through May 17. Max Micallef


William Field, center, won first place in the small motors category at the New York State Skills USA competition last week. He is a career and technical education student from East Hampton High School. Michelle Field
Mitchell Lester, left, and Eric Schoenster, right, are career and technical education students from East Hampton High School who placed third in their respective contest categories at the New York State Skills USA competition last week.