Education

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.
An idea originating with the East Hampton School District’s athletics committee made its way into open discussion during Tuesday’s school board meeting: a pilot program that would allow student-athletes to opt out of gym class and instead take a study hall, giving them more time for schoolwork.
The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and that means local schools will hold their graduation ceremonies in the coming week.
Kids looking to fill their summer calendars with swimming, sailing, basketball, and more might want to check out the many classes and clinics offered through the East Hampton Town Department of Parks and Recreation starting on June 29.
East Hampton High School has invited community organizations needing student volunteers this summer to let the school know what kind of work is available.
Visitors to the Montauk School grounds may soon be able to buy peanuts, Crackerjacks, and more at Montauk Mustang baseball games, but it might be wise to stay off the playground, the Montauk School Board learned on Tuesday.
In the East Hampton School District, the 2015-16 school year will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 8, with a two-hour delay for students.
Local school notes
A pair of identical eight-bedroom houses being built by the same builder in two different Springs neighborhoods have alarmed residents, who say they have been told that the structures will house boarding students attending the Ross School.