Education

Voters will go to the polls on May 17 to choose new school board members or return incumbents to their posts. Here are brief biographies of candidates in the East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton, Springs, and Amagansett School Districts.
East Hampton School District officials have acknowledged that an experiment done on a breaded chicken patty sandwich by an eighth-grade student was the catalyst for change.
An exhibition of student photographs from Cuba and artwork inspired by that trip, along with a musical performance of an Afro-Cuban piece by some of the students, will open on Saturday at the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum.
LongHouse’s Family Day
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 East Hampton School District will open up prekindergarten registration on Monday, with a deadline of May 20, to sign up children who will be 4 by Dec. 1.
Fifteen of the Ross Lower School’s littlest students raced around the school’s playground on Tuesday cradling potted seedlings in their small but capable hands. They were charged with an important task: Finding places to plant them among the gardens at the edges of the playground.
Contingencies eliminated and salaries sliced as school strives to meet tax cap.
The Bridgehampton School District will need a supermajority of voters to approve its 2016-17 budget or will have to go back to the drawing board after adopting a budget proposal last week that pierces the state-imposed cap on tax-levy increases.