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  •        During Tuesday night’s three-hour budget workshop, the East Hampton School Board announced the appointment of a new assistant principal at the John M. Marshall Elementary School.

  • The projects are an annual tradition at Ross, where students often start brainstorming potential topics shortly after arriving on campus.
  •        As local school districts begin weighing annual budgets, the Springs School announced on Monday night that it will stay under the 1.46-percent tax-levy cap for the 2014-15 academic year.

  • The Amagansett School now enrolls 110 students from pre-K to sixth grade. The small class sizes, the dedication and experience of its teaching staff, and the full-day early childhood programs are among advantages commonly cited by families with children at the school.
  • Hours before freezing rain resulted in yet another day of school cancellations across the South Fork, members of the East Hampton School Board heard that the weather was likely to impact this year’s spring break.
  •     If legislation jointly introduced in Albany this week by Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Senator Kenneth P. LaValle passes and becomes part of the state budget on April 1, several local school districts stand to benefit substantially.

        The legislation would put an end to the so-called “gap elimination adjustment,” which was enacted a few years ago at the height of the recession to counteract cuts in state aid to schools, as part of a $10 billion budget deficit.

  • During the off-season, it’s a quandary faced by many local shopkeepers — namely, the economic gamble of whether to stay open.
  • A group of students at the East Hampton Middle School were involved after school ended on Jan. 13 in fighting at Herrick Park, which is expected to lead to “appropriate disciplinary measures.”
  •     On Sunday nights, our entire street goes dark. We used to be among the weekend families, the ones who packed up their lives and returned to the city midday Sunday afternoon.

        Having children changes everything.

  •       At the monthly meeting of the Springs School Board Monday night, its members unanimously gave their support to using $65,000 from the district’s repair reserve fund to replace an aging boiler and a defunct bridge on the school playground.