Education

    Congratulations to graduates and gratitude to teachers and the PTA were offered by Eleanor Tritt, the district superintendent of the Amagansett School, at the school board’s meeting on Tuesday morning.
The View From Year Round     Us vs. them, locals vs. visitors, year-rounders vs. summer people. These points of contrast and conflict are constant on the South Fork and ones that students from Pierson Middle and High School have...
    Adam Fine, East Hampton High School’s principal, began Tuesday night’s meeting of the East Hampton School Board with a summary of the findings of a recent school-wide survey examining issues such as security, diversity...
    Graduation and commencement ceremonies continue today, tomorrow, and Saturday as the school year comes to a close.     Eighth graders from the Springs and Montauk Schools will have graduation ceremonies tonight....
Puppets’ “Big Stink”     Three native species band together to track down the source of a “malodorous substance” in “The Big Stink,” a children’s puppet show coming to Marders nursery...
    Helene Fallon of Montauk, the project coordinator of the Long Island Parent Center, which is funded by the New York State Education Department to provide parents of children with disabilities with the information and resources...
    “A love fest” was how Eric Casale, the principal of the Springs School, described Monday night’s school board meeting, during which two of its members bid a final farewell. But quickly talk turned to questions...
    Nearly all school districts on the South Fork performed well above average on the New York State Education Department’s annual school report cards for 2011-12, released last month.
    It was a tearful exit, full of accolades, for Therese Watson on Tuesday at her last Montauk School Board meeting. She announced in March that after 29 years she was stepping down from her seat on the board. But it wasn’t Ms...
    As the school year draws to a close, concern about standardized tests and the companies developing them was the hot topic at Tuesday’s meeting of the Amagansett School Board.     Eleanor Tritt, the school...
Fab Dads     At the East Hampton and Amagansett Libraries this week, kids can enjoy a little art along with their books. A Surrealist-inspired program at the East Hampton Library tomorrow from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. will have kids 4 and...
    The East Hampton Day Care Learning Center’s board of directors has two new chairwomen, Cornelia Randolph and Linda Calder. They are replacing Fred Doss and Diane Saatchi, who led the board for more than five years.
Faces in Printmaking     A printmaking workshop at the East Hampton Library tomorrow will introduce kids 4 and older to this creative technique. Participants will look at faces in prints by famous artists and then print their own...