Education

    For the most part, the topics at Tuesday night’s East Hampton School Board meeting were positive ones, ranging from a proposal for a garden at the John M. Marshall School to fund-raising on school grounds. But Mary Laspia...
    The Springs School Board is considering eliminating a special education teacher in the 2012-13 school year as part of its efforts to bring the district budget in line with the state’s new 2-percent cap on property tax levy...

 Puppet Programs     The Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor is offering up a tulip-y tale on Saturday: “The Adventures of Princess Spring Blossom.” Michelle Beshaw, a Brooklyn puppeteer, brings the story,...
    The East Hampton School Board slogged through over three hours of a budget workshop on Tuesday night in anticipation of coming up with a hard tax levy number that the state is expecting from all schools in New York by today....

    The anecdotal story is this: Cole Porter was sitting in Sardi’s when — quite separately — the famous evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson walked in, followed by Texas Guinan, the celebrated saloonkeeper and...
    A group of approximately 20 East Hampton High School students departed last Thursday for the Harvard Model Congress in Cambridge, Mass., where they took on different roles in government for four days. About 1,500 students from...

The Doctor (Seuss) Is In     Lorax lovers and others are invited to the Amagansett Library on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, who was born on March 2, 1904.     Those...
    The ongoing lawsuit between the East Hampton School District and Sandpebble Builders, the contractor originally hired to manage the recent multimillion-dollar renovation of the district’s three buildings, turned ugly this...
    It’s a pretty good week for Cameron Yusko. Not only has the East Hampton High School senior been chosen as News 12 Long Island’s scholar athlete of the week (to be shown after 5 p.m. on Tuesday), but also, just prior...

For Teen Writers     The first in the series of a writing workshop for teens will begin tonight at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor and continue each Thursday through March 29 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.   ...
    An idea to turn a 40-acre field off Old Stone Highway into parking for 100 cars met with concern at Monday night’s Springs School Board meeting.     Michael Hartner, the district’s superintendent,...
    Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it. Mark Twain’s famous quote could have applied to the first budget workshop session for the East Hampton Union Free School District. Although district...

New Edible Garden     The Child Development Center of the Hamptons Charter School in Wainscott is establishing an edible school garden and is looking for help. The plan of five raised vegetable beds, an herb garden, a berry row,...