Education

    If you put Ben Faraone and Chandra Elmendorf out in the woods, alone and perhaps without even a knife, chances are good that they would survive and even thrive.
    The East Hampton School District will take comments and answer questions about its $62.8 million budget for the 2012-13 school year at a hearing on Tuesday in the high school auditorium. The hearing will be held as part of the...
    May 4 will bring the Sunset Over the Harbor party to benefit the Greater East Hampton Education Foundation, which helps to support programs — including minigrants and scholarships — for public school students from...

A Mermaid Ballet     Mermaids, seahorses, and other undersea denizens will rule the stage tomorrow night when the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presents “The Littlest Mermaid” at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in...
    The school board elections this year, as seats in local districts become available, are not expected to be the game of musical chairs that they have been in years past. Several board seats will be uncontested, including one on...
    Classically trained student musicians from three South Fork schools will play in a concert on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor to benefit Katy’s Courage. The not-for-profit was created to honor Katy...
    A group of parents of next year’s preschoolers attended the Montauk School Board meeting on Tuesday to question board members about the program, which is expected to be reduced to half-day sessions.     ...

National Puppet Day     Puppets get a hand, so to speak, on Saturday, the National Day of Puppetry, and nowhere on the South Fork will they party harder than at the Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor.     ...
    The Ross School has named a new head of school to replace the departing Michele Claeys, who leaves at the end of the school year for a new job as associate head of the Norwood School in Bethesda, Md.     Dr....