Education

    The Montauk School Board on Tuesday learned of the biggest expenses that will hike up the 2012-13 budget proposal, which is expected to be released in full by March. Jack Perna, the district superintendent, said he was releasing...
    The term “action painting” may have been coined to describe Jackson Pollock’s style of working, but it could be just as apt a description of a 4-year-old’s natural exuberance when faced with a blank white...

Two Student Art Shows     Guild Hall will once again host part one of the Student Art Festival, with art by students in kindergarten through eighth grade from Bridgehampton to Montauk. The exhibit will open on Saturday with a...
Joyce McFadden, an author and psychoanalyst who lives in East Hampton and will give a book talk at East Hampton High School.
With an acceptance to Cornell University in the fall, Sam Miller, a Pierson student who will be his graduating class’s valedictorian, is planning to study computer science as a possible major.

Historical Scholarships     The Bridgehampton Historical Society has introduced a scholarship program for high school seniors who live in the greater Bridgehampton area, including Sagaponack and Hayground. The historical society...
    What, exactly, is a sea womp?     It’s a sea monster that has blown into Accabonac Creek with plenty of attitude, wreaking havoc with the local flora and fauna, and it is the brainchild of the Springs...
Many who gathered at a community forum at East Hampton High School on Tuesday night to paint a picture of the ideal district superintendent were there to say their piece about the interim superintendent, Richard Burns, who has garnered high marks from parents and staff.
Lisa Seff, a Springs School science teacher, will soon be literally on top of the world, or close to it. Ms. Seff has been selected to be part of an elite team of six teachers and six researchers who will explore and collaborate in the frozen north