Education

    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,...

    On Saturday morning at 9 a.m., the Springs School Board will hold a community conversation, offering parents, students, staff, and district residents an opportunity to participate in small-group brainstorming sessions. The topic...
    Monday night’s Springs School budget workshop was dominated by the word “daunting,” as the board reviewed the potential gap between revenue and expenses in the proposed 2012-13 budget and discussed how the...

The Concerned Citizens of Montauk announced this week a new paid internship open to six East Hampton High School students interested in learning how to lead bilingual outdoor education walks.

Winter Theater Camp     Over the winter and spring breaks, the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor will play host to thespians in training with a school vacation theater camp. Incorporating acting, singing, dance, and theater games,...
    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...
    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...

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...