Education

    “I’m disappointed in this budget,” Stuyvesant Wainwright IV, a parent, said during the public hearing portion of Monday night’s Springs School budget meeting. “I feel like you sold out the school....
    At the end of a Montauk School Board meeting on Tuesday that was attended by the school attorney, Bill Cullen, who is rarely at board meetings, a group of teachers remained in their seats after it was adjourned into an executive...
Scholarship for Girls     The East End Women’s Network has announced its annual scholarship competition. Open to senior girls on the East End, it offers a $1,000 top prize and $500 to the runner-up. Judging is based on grade-...
    Christin Aucapina of the Ross School is one of 1,000 talented students from across the country who have received good-through-graduation full scholarships to use at any college or university of their choice, courtesy of Bill and...
    Following a reported case of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, at the East Hampton Middle School and another at the Springs School, the East Hampton High School administration yesterday sent out an e-mail to warn parents...
    It’s the tuition increase to the East Hampton schools of over $266,600 that is largely responsible for the Amagansett School District having to pierce the 2-percent cap on tax levy increases by over $323,000, Eleanor Tritt...
Family Festival     The Parrish Art Museum will host a Spring Family Festival on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., featuring a stage show by Slapdash Comedy.     The performance, which stars Ray and Erin Grins, who have...
    If you put Ben Faraone and Chandra Elmendorf out in the woods, alone and perhaps without even a knife, chances are good that they would survive and even thrive.
    The East Hampton School District will take comments and answer questions about its $62.8 million budget for the 2012-13 school year at a hearing on Tuesday in the high school auditorium. The hearing will be held as part of the...
    May 4 will bring the Sunset Over the Harbor party to benefit the Greater East Hampton Education Foundation, which helps to support programs — including minigrants and scholarships — for public school students from...
    Classically trained student musicians from three South Fork schools will play in a concert on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor to benefit Katy’s Courage. The not-for-profit was created to honor Katy...
    A group of parents of next year’s preschoolers attended the Montauk School Board meeting on Tuesday to question board members about the program, which is expected to be reduced to half-day sessions.     ...
    The school board elections this year, as seats in local districts become available, are not expected to be the game of musical chairs that they have been in years past. Several board seats will be uncontested, including one on...