Education

    The coming of Labor Day also means the coming of a new school year, and in East Hampton Town, classes at most schools begin next week.
    With school about to start on Sept. 5, and just days to go before a fund-raising deadline, seventh and eighth grade student-athletes at the Springs School and their parents are breathing easier. The Springs Athletic Booster Club...
Stories and Song     Jack’s Waterfall will offer a mix of songs and storytelling during a family concert on Saturday at Miss Amelia’s Cottage in Amagansett.     The group was founded by the singer-...
    The Sagaponack School Board appointed Lynn Schwartz of Miller Place as the district’s part-time superintendent on Aug. 14.     Mr. Schwartz began his job the following day, at an annual salary of $43,000.
    Slow Food East End, thanks to the Joshua Levine Memorial Foundation, has been able to fund three interns who currently work as school garden coordinators in the area.
    On Monday night, at the second Springs School Board meeting of the fiscal year, tensions quickly erupted as a packed house argued against the elimination of the sports program that seventh and eighth graders have enjoyed at East...
At the Library     The East Hampton Library will hold its annual Children’s Fair at the Gardiner Farm on James Lane on Sunday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. This year’s pirate-themed spree will inspire literacy and the love of...
The Princess and the Racer     Princess Katie and Racer Steve, who play “fun, witty music that parents can enjoy with their kids,” according to their Web site, will get kids moving at the Children’s Museum of...
“Peter” Times Two     The young dancers of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will stage two shows of “Peter and the Wolf” this week, with musical accompaniment by the Hampton Chamber Orchestra. The ballet...