Education

A pair of drug-sniffing dogs from the Suffolk County Police Department’s K-9 Unit paid a surprise visit to East Hampton Middle School last Thursday. During the unexpected sweep, students remained in their classrooms as the dogs roamed the...
Family Fun Day Games, arts and crafts, live animals, seed planting, tastings, music, and more will be offered on Saturday morning at a free Peconic Family Fun Day at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. The fun, which is...
Before adjourning into the rain-soaked night, Tuesday night’s East Hampton School Board meeting took on a deeply personal tone, with recently terminated employees vociferously airing their grievances. All told, the district sliced more than...
On Monday, following months of debate, the Springs School Board convened for precisely eight minutes, during which time board members unanimously voted to adopt the $26,657,873 budget for the 2014-15 school year.
Two Montauk parents will run for one five-year term on the Montauk School Board, seeking the seat that will be vacated by Lisa Ward. Jason Biondo and Cynthia Ibrahim both have children at the school. Mr. Biondo was an outspoken critic of the...
The Amagansett School District will present a $10.47 million 2014-15 budget to district voters on May 20. The school board unanimously approved the proposed budget at a meeting on April 8.
Healthy Kids Day Saturday is Healthy Kids Day at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, and there will be free activities for the whole family starting at 9 a.m., when mothers with babies have been invited to join in an outdoor workshop. Family...
After weeks of review, the Springs School Board presented a final 2014-15 budget of $26.6 million last Thursday. Since last month’s meeting, the proposed budget has gone up more than $300,000, mainly due to an increase in enrollment and the...
To the Zoo! All aboard, you animal fans in the seventh grade and above, it’s a bus trip to the fabled Bronx Zoo, courtesy of the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. Leaving from the library on April 26, a Saturday, at 7:30 in the morning, the...
On Tuesday night, following months of intense debate, the East Hampton School Board convened its last line-by-line budget workshop of the 2014-15  school year. Isabel Madison, the district’s assistant superintendent for business, led...
In a given month, Liz Dobbs oversees 20,000 meals — a combination of breakfast, lunch, and dinner — for the 530 students enrolled at the Ross School. Recently, the Daily Meal, a culinary website, named Ross’s among the top 10...
“Cinderella” at Guild Hall
Following months of debate and a line-by-line dissection of next years budget, the East Hampton School Board has decided to go above the state-mandated 2 percent cap on tax levy increases