Education

New high school students and all students who are planning on playing sports in the East Hampton School District are required to have physical exams, which the district is offering for free next week.
The Wainscott School District has hired a new teacher, Mark Carlson of Hampton Bays, who was chosen from a pool of about 1,700 applicants for one job.
A handful of Bridgehampton School maintenance and renovation projects are on track to be completed before school starts, ranging from the first major renovation of the art room in more than 20 years to electrical upkeep in the portable buildings to the painting of the school’s signature cupola.
Administrators at the Bridgehampton School are planning to launch an alternative high school program in September to bring at-risk students back home and, at the same time, save money.
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. 
Chess in the Schools was established in 1986, and since then has involved more than half a million children in its various instructional programs and tournaments.
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. 
In a move that has drawn criticism from the community, the Springs School Board has appointed a new district clerk, choosing a different staff member over an employee who had served for 13 years in that capacity.
The Wellness Foundation of East Hampton, a nonprofit, is marking its 10th anniversary this year, and expanding its focus on engaging children and families in learning about and improving their health through optimal nutrition and lifestyle choices.