Education

From about 500 works by Long Island students chosen for the Student Annual show at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, more than 20 from this area earned ribbons awarded by a judge from the world of professional art last month.
ailing, swimming, games and crafts, tennis, basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, and roller hockey are all offered by the East Hampton Town Recreation Department this summer.
News that the Springs School superintendent will step down at the end of 2016 made for a surprising Springs School Board meeting on Tuesday.
Ping Edmunds and Aveen Hallissey spent much of their freshman year at East Hampton High School researching something they say many people take for granted: soap.
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. 
Jazz at Jennings, a fund-raiser for the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center, raised more than $150,000 on Sunday, about half of what the center needs to maintain its current programs and services.
As a new law requiring schools to test for lead in their water supplies awaits a signature by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a review of water testing procedures in local school districts shows wide variations in the frequency of testing.
Abby Roden, an East Hampton High School graduate who was her class’s president three years in a row, had high praise for her peers as she addressed them during on Friday during commencement ceremonies.
Girl Scout Troop 596, led by Marit Molin, have given some Bratz dolls a makeover in the style of Mighty Dolls, a 2015 project by Wendy Tsao, an artist.
School boards on the South Fork will begin holding their annual reorganizational meetings next week to start the new school year’s business.
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. 
Two hundred and six East Hampton High School seniors received diplomas on Friday; 86 percent have committed to higher education, whether at a two-year, four-year, or vocational school, 14 are headed directly into the work force and 3 are enlisting in the armed services.
In what may become a new tradition at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor and East Hampton High School, members of the senior classes made nostalgic journeys this week through the halls of their former elementary schools.