Education

According to Steve Levy, a former county executive for Suffolk who is now the director of the Center for Cost Effective Government in Bayport, state legislation is needed to mandate that any increases in property taxes, whether due to capital improvements or standard operational costs, must be presented to the voter at one time in May, during the...
P.J. Brabant, a fourth grader at the Springs School, has started a program called One Makes a Smile whereby presents received over the holidays that were unwanted or age-inappropriate, for example, can be dropped off at the school. They will then be...
Selfies, Xbox, and Crafts At the East Hampton Library on Wednesday between 4 and 5 p.m., kids 4 and up can learn how to create a selfie with paint, or their own self-portrait. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. The library has its...
Local School Notes
Residents of the Springs School District will vote on March 6 on whether to approve the bonds necessary for the district’s $16.9-million expansion plan to go forward.
Latin and American Sign Language will be added to the Amagansett School curriculum this winter.
Holiday Puppet Show The Goat on a Boat puppet theater will bring the puppeteer Joshua Holden and “The Joyfully Jolly Jamboree” to the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 11 a.m. The show, which is best for kids 3 and older,...
Security measures are a topic at the forefront of debate at many South Fork schools today. The issue was also raised during Monday’s work session of the Springs School Board.
East Hampton has denied reassigning the lease of the now defunct Child Development Center of the Hamptons building on Stephen Hand’s Path to Gersh Academy, based on the fact that the company is not nonprofit, as the previous school there had been.
In recognition of women over the age of 25 who are full-time South Fork residents and currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree, or intending to return to higher education, the Ladies Village Improvement Society of East Hampton has awarded two Madelon DeVoe Talley Scholarships for $3,000 each.
Shakespeare wanted his work to be performed. And for 20 years, students at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton have kept the Bard’s intentions alive.
The East Hampton Housing Authority, which is creating an affordable housing complex with 38 apartments on 4.6 acres at 531 Montauk Highway in Amagansett, has offered to make a $25,000 annual payment to the Amagansett School District and library district in lieu of taxes to help offset the costs of educating any additional students who might move...
“Nutcracker” With a Twist Studio 3, a dance company in Bridgehampton, will present “Mixed Nuts,” an original twist on “The Nutcracker” at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor tomorrow and Saturday at 7 p.m. and...