Education

   The Montauk School Board learned on Tuesday that Lee White and Honora Herlihy have filed the required petitions to run for five-year terms on the board. Each is a parent of two young children.     Ms. Herlihy is the...
    The Amagansett School has a new principal. At its meeting on Tuesday night, members of the school’s board voted unanimously to appoint Robert M. Brisbane to the position.     The appointment of Dr. Brisbane,...
    It’s budget season, and the Springs School Board has voted unanimously to adopt a $25.4 million budget for the 2013-14 school year.     Next year’s proposed budget includes a tax levy increase of 1.3...
After a year described by many parents and staff as alternately chaotic and mismanaged, the three openings on the East Hampton Board of Education are shaping up to be an unusually contested race.
   After weeks of tears, tension, and tumult, Tuesday night’s meeting of the East Hampton School Board seemed tame.     Following months of line-item budget workshops, during which board members sparred over the cost...
Reptiles on Display     The South Fork Natural History Museum will open its doors Saturday for a day of free activities in honor of Earth Day. For kids, there will be a live reptile, amphibian, and insect show, Erik’s Reptile...
    All this week, students in grades three through eight at the Montauk School will be taking part in the newly controversial state assessment tests. In his weekly newsletter, Jack Perna, the district superintendent, asked teachers...
From Egg to Chick     Families can learn about the life cycle of the chicken, starting with the egg, at the Amagansett Library on Saturday. The program, run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension, will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will...
The East Hampton School Board is looking to slice nearly $1 million from the 2013-14 district budget