Education

After 32 years of teaching at the Montauk School, Judith Pfister is looking forward to not having to wear a watch every day.
The East Hampton School Board, meeting on Tuesday, officially adopted a budget of $68.3 million for the 2017-2018 school year.
Forty-five professional women will serve as mentors Saturday for approximately 100 middle school girls enrolled in I-Tri, an East Hampton program that promotes leadership and life skills through encouragement and athletics.
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 Retreat, which runs an East Hampton shelter and numerous programs for the victims of domestic violence, could have half its annual funding disappear if proposals in the White House’s recently submitted budget are approved by Congress.
Together with parents and faculty, Dr. Charles Soriano, the principal of the East Hampton Middle School, is planning a “Friends and Family First” initiative at the school, to be held on a Saturday in May, inviting students and parents to unplug and go device-free during waking hours.
A legal clinic organized by the Organización Latino-Americana will take place at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton today from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Debra Winter will be the new Springs School District superintendent beginning July 1.
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. 
East Hampton, Bridgehampton, and Sag Harbor schools named their valedictorians and salutatorians this week.
In preparation for district-wide school board elections, candidates’ nominating petitions are due at the various district clerks’ offices no later than 5 p.m. on April 17.
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.