Education



Fourth-grade production stays close to home with ‘Beyond the Duck Pond’
“A lot of these kids have never been onstage before,” said Ashley Dellapolla, a third-grade teacher who is directing the Springs School’s fourth-grade opera with Amanda Waleko, a second-grade teacher. Durell Godfrey
The story of "Beyond the Duck Pond" centers on two students who "go through a portal to future Springs," said Lily Griffin, a student stagehand.Durell Godfrey
Janpol Munzon, left, a performer in the Springs School’s fourth-grade opera, “Beyond the Duck Pond,” sang a solo during rehearsals at Guild Hall on Tuesday.Durell Godfrey


Board could ask voters to approve a geothermal heating and cooling system
John A. Grillo, a Port Jefferson architect hired to design a $24.7 million expansion of the Bridgehampton School, told the school board on Tuesday that he expected construction could begin in March of next year. David E. Rattray
Kathleen McCleland and Jeffrey Mansfield of the Bridgehampton School Board at a meeting Tuesday. Mr. Mansfield expressed interest in whether a geothermal heating and cooling system could be added to the project and what the cost would be. David E. Rattray




The first part of Guild Hall's Student Arts Festival opens Saturday. Durell Godfrey

Guild Hall is taking applications from teens who want to serve as members of a paid youth council. David E. Rattray