Education

Theatrical Garden Party Next up in the Neo-Political Cowgirls’ offerings for kids is a Young Cowgirls Garden Party workshop for girls 8 to 12, which begins on March 21 at Guild Hall in East Hampton. Participants will “create their own...
Aspiramos, a recently formed nonprofit entity, will host its first Latino film festival on Friday, March 16, at Southampton High School, with screenings of “Mi Gran Noche,” a comedy about Latino traditions of New Year’s Eve, at 6:30 p.m. and “Neruda...
As students across the country stage walkouts on Wednesday, the one-month anniversary of the shooting in Parkland, Fla., the Springs School is planning its own organized event and other schools are considering how to handle students’ participation.
Residents in the Springs School District voted 484 to 323 Tuesday to approve a $16.9 million bond necessary for the school's fiercely debated expansion.
Due to a more than 20-percent decline in student enrollment at the John M. Marshall Elementary School over the past four years, the East Hampton School Board is considering moving the district’s prekindergarten program to the elementary school...
In its Feb. 15 edition, The Star erroneously reported that Alexander Pintado was East Hampton High School’s first Latino valedictorian. Nick, as he is known, actually is the school’s second valedictorian of Latino heritage. The first was J....
According to Niche, an online education review and ranking system, the East Hampton School District ranked 30 out of 55 schools in Suffolk County for safety, while Southampton was ranked as the number-one safest school on the list. Sag Harbor and...
On Tuesday, Springs taxpayers will decide whether to approve the $16.9 million bonds necessary for the Springs School District’s expansion plan to go forward.
The Children’s Museum of the East End’s Engineer’s Club will gather for science, technology, engineering and math activities on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. The drop-off program is for children 5 to 9. The cost is $12, but members can take part today.

The East Hampton School District is once again looking for teachers to lead various adult education classes, which will begin the week of March 12 and run through May 24. Past classes have included bridge, Pilates, and defensive driving. The school...
On March 6, taxpayers in the Springs School District will head to the polls to approve or reject the funds needed for a major expansion of the school, which was built for 350 students but currently serves 734.
There are 59 diagnosed cases of ADNP in the U.S. and 146 worldwide. This extremely rare neurodevelopmental disorder is caused by a mutation in the activity-dependent neuroprotective protein gene that regulates brain formation, development, and...

A year ago, The Star reported that when East Hampton High School chose Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop spectacular “In the Heights” as its musical, it had pretty much won the lottery. To follow it this year with an Elton John musical was “very, very...