Education

       Last Thursday night, the Springs School Board convened a special meeting during which its five members unanimously approved the hiring of three new employees. The board appointed Marion Flaherty as head bus...
Turkeys and Other Birds        Tomorrow, after the excitement of Thanksgiving, the family fun begins at the South Fork Museum of Natural History in Bridgehampton.
A holiday market, sponsored by the Pierson Parent Teacher Student Association, is planned for Saturday from 9 to 3 p.m. in the gymnasium of Pierson High School. Vendors will include the Southampton Soap Company, Rooster Fin toys, Origami Owl jewelry...
       At Tuesday night’s meeting of the East Hampton School Board, Richard Burns, the district superintendent, updated the few audience members in attendance concerning the district’s ongoing lawsuit with...

    The Paper Bag Players will present their new show, “Hiccup Help,” on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The show, which is geared toward children 3 to 8, is a mix of funny stories, music, and props and...
      Voters in the Sag Harbor School District on Nov. 13 approved two bonds, totaling $9 million, for renovations to Pierson High School, its athletic fields, and the Sag Harbor Elementary School.     ...
Parents and teachers interested in the new Common Core curriculum, assessments, teacher evaluations, and student privacy may want to pull up State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle’s website Tuesday, when a forum with the New York State commissioner...
EAST HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL  Parent-teacher conferences are now underway at East Hampton High School. On Wednesday, Adam Fine, the principal, will host his monthly parent breakfast. It begins at 8 a.m. in the high school's library. Parents...
       “Over-testing” in general, and including what are called field tests — trial questions that may be used on future exams but on which students are nopt graded — continue to concern...