The Amagansett School Board, which took a water fountain in the gymnasium and six sinks out of service two weeks ago after lead was found in the water, took another step on Tuesday toward solving the problem.
The East Hampton School District’s plan to build a bus maintenance barn and refueling facility on the Cedar Street side of its high school campus has begun to take shape around options that the district says would reduce its impact on the surrounding residential neighborhood.
High school students from the East End and New York City have been invited to apply for a five-day script-writing retreat, the Young Artists and Writers Project, which is based at Stony Brook Southampton.
The Bridgehampton School has removed a drinking fountain in the boys locker room and replaced faucets in four science laboratory sinks after water tests over the summer came back with lead content results higher than state-allowed limits, according to a report released last week.
The Bridgehampton School administration has planned a second com munity forum to discuss its proposed expansion plans with residents. Scheduled for Saturday at 9 a.m. at the school, the forum will include a tour of the building and a discussion of the district’s safety and educational needs.
Voters in the Sag Harbor School District will return to the polls on Dec. 14 to decide the fate of the district’s plan to build an artificial turf athletic field behind Pierson Middle and High School in 2017.
The water fountain in the Amagansett School’s gymnasium tested above New York State’s action level for lead last month, as did the faucets of six sinks, according to a letter from the district addressed to parents, guardians, community members, and staff.
East Hampton High School students aced some new Regents exams and made gains on others taken at the end of the 2015-16 school year, according to data released this month by the school district. Students did fall behind or stay level in a few Regents subjects, however, while separate Advanced Placement test results were lower than national averages.