education

A search has begun for a part-time superintendent for the Wainscott School District after the resignation, effective yesterday, of Stuart Rachlin, who has been in the position for six years.
Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
The predecessor to “Hamilton,” the 2008 Broadway hit “In the Heights,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first musical, was nominated for 13 Tony Awards.
This wasn’t just any old Facebook jibber-jabber. It had to do with feminism, with Sag Harbor School District residents divided about President Trump, with so-called pussy hats being renamed cat hats, and with First Amendment rights and social media zeal.
Plans for the Bridgehampton School’s expansion were presented at a meeting of the school board last week. The project, which was approved by district voters in December, involves a $24.7 million bond for the expansion and renovation of the 87-year-old school building.
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Kids will follow research voyage among belugas, seals.
An initial analysis of the Amagansett School District’s 2017-18 budget shows a projected increase of $461,000, and voters may be asked to approve another spending plan that is over the state-imposed tax cap, Eleanor Tritt, the district superintendent, told the board of education on Tuesday.
The East Hampton School Board looked at preliminary 2017-18 budgets for the district’s middle and elementary schools at a brief workshop on Tuesday at the high school.
The dancers of the Dancehampton studio in East Hampton had a successful first competition of the season last week, Kelly Hren, the studio’s director and a choreographer, reported.
Kevin Chabla, a 13-year-old eighth grader at the Springs School, was a runner-up at a Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee at Hofstra University on Sunday.
A Whole Week of Fun First a quick rundown of February break options for kids. Most have been mentioned in some detail in this column in the past, but if you missed them, take note.
Sag Harbor School District voters officially ended the village's long-running “turf wars” Wednesday night by approving a revised proposal for an all-natural grass field at Pierson Middle-High School. The final tally was 458 to 73.