Education

    For high school students who love to create, the Ross School is offering a writing and visual arts competition which will give artistic students a chance at receiving financial assistance to attend Ross.     The...

High School Art and Music     The second half of the Student Art Festival spotlighting the work of high schoolers opens at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Saturday with a reception featuring music by students from participating...
    Peter Friscia, a social studies teacher at the East Hampton Middle School, is exceptionally proud of his students this week. Fourteen eighth graders accompanied him to Hofstra University on Sunday to participate in the Long...
    Project MOST is known for its after-school programs that serve approximately 280 students at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton and the Springs School. But that’s not enough for Tim Bryden, the...
    For the most part, the topics at Tuesday night’s East Hampton School Board meeting were positive ones, ranging from a proposal for a garden at the John M. Marshall School to fund-raising on school grounds. But Mary Laspia...
    The Springs School Board is considering eliminating a special education teacher in the 2012-13 school year as part of its efforts to bring the district budget in line with the state’s new 2-percent cap on property tax levy...

 Puppet Programs     The Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor is offering up a tulip-y tale on Saturday: “The Adventures of Princess Spring Blossom.” Michelle Beshaw, a Brooklyn puppeteer, brings the story,...
    The East Hampton School Board slogged through over three hours of a budget workshop on Tuesday night in anticipation of coming up with a hard tax levy number that the state is expecting from all schools in New York by today....

    The anecdotal story is this: Cole Porter was sitting in Sardi’s when — quite separately — the famous evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson walked in, followed by Texas Guinan, the celebrated saloonkeeper and...
    A group of approximately 20 East Hampton High School students departed last Thursday for the Harvard Model Congress in Cambridge, Mass., where they took on different roles in government for four days. About 1,500 students from...

The Doctor (Seuss) Is In     Lorax lovers and others are invited to the Amagansett Library on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, who was born on March 2, 1904.     Those...
    The ongoing lawsuit between the East Hampton School District and Sandpebble Builders, the contractor originally hired to manage the recent multimillion-dollar renovation of the district’s three buildings, turned ugly this...
    It’s a pretty good week for Cameron Yusko. Not only has the East Hampton High School senior been chosen as News 12 Long Island’s scholar athlete of the week (to be shown after 5 p.m. on Tuesday), but also, just prior...