education

    The three-member board of the tiny Wainscott School voted unanimously last week to adopt a $3,458,857 budget for the 2013-14 school year. No members of the public were present.     The proposed budget includes a $...
   The Montauk School Board learned on Tuesday that Lee White and Honora Herlihy have filed the required petitions to run for five-year terms on the board. Each is a parent of two young children.     Ms. Herlihy is the...
    Young dancers from the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will take the stage tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday to present two new spring ballets at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.
After a year described by many parents and staff as alternately chaotic and mismanaged, the three openings on the East Hampton Board of Education are shaping up to be an unusually contested race.
Reptiles on Display     The South Fork Natural History Museum will open its doors Saturday for a day of free activities in honor of Earth Day. For kids, there will be a live reptile, amphibian, and insect show, Erik’s Reptile...
   After weeks of tears, tension, and tumult, Tuesday night’s meeting of the East Hampton School Board seemed tame.     Following months of line-item budget workshops, during which board members sparred over the cost...
    All this week, students in grades three through eight at the Montauk School will be taking part in the newly controversial state assessment tests. In his weekly newsletter, Jack Perna, the district superintendent, asked teachers...
    Next month, the Amagansett School will mark the 200th anniversary of the district’s founding. In her comments at the school board’s meeting on Tuesday, Eleanor Tritt, the district superintendent, said that the occasion...
From Egg to Chick     Families can learn about the life cycle of the chicken, starting with the egg, at the Amagansett Library on Saturday. The program, run by the Cornell Cooperative Extension, will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will...