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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.
Education notes
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.

Icy roads on Friday cause school officials to keep students home for a second consecutive snow day.
On the first day of a new quarter at East Hampton High School last week, the students in Andy Rigby’s woodworking and manufacturing classes wasted no time getting to work on the project at hand.
In Sag Harbor, grass roots grow from turf battle.
Joseph Vasile-Cozzo, the athletic director at East Hampton High School, announced at Tuesday’s school board meeting that because of increased enrollment the athletic teams would move from League VI to League V.