Education

East Hampton School District officials have turned their attention back to the idea of building a maintenance depot and bus parking lot on the high school campus after learning that the property where the district leases a bus barn is in contract to be sold.
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. 
To an outsider, what looked like a pile of trash filling the commons room at the Springs School on Monday was, on closer inspection, a collection of materials intended to be taken apart and reassembled to create new contraptions by the kids at Camp Invention.
East End Arts, a nonprofit organization in Riverhead founded in 1972 to promote music, theater, and other forms of art on the East End, has announced that it is launching a satellite location of its East End Arts School this fall at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center.
More than 60 Sag Harbor parents turned out on Monday night for a school board meeting that gave many a forum to show their support for the Sag Harbor School District’s superintendent, Katy Graves, whose employment contract has been the subject of recent community discussion.
The reflective rooftop surface at East Hampton High School already helps control the building’s interior temperature by deflecting sunlight, and the school district has plans to install solar panels up there and it may soon be home to a high-tech weather detection station.
The Montauk Observatory and the Ross School have come together to build a permanent astronomy observation space on the Upper School campus in East Hampton, the two entities have announced.
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. 
Students in four South Fork school districts came out ahead of statewide averages in the last standardized English and math tests for grades three through eight.