Education


The graduating members of the class of 2017 at Bridgehampton High School received their diplomas in a ceremony on Sunday. Bastienne Schmidt photos
Max Cheng, the class valedictorian, spoke of the stark financial inequalities in Bridgehampton and of how proud he is of his school.
Elijah Jackson danced down the aisle after receiving his diploma.


The graduating students were all smiles at the commencement ceremony on Friday evening. Durell Godfrey photos
John Ryan Sr., a longtime member of the school board, hugged his granddaughter Marikate Ryan after presenting her with her diploma.
Members of the graduating class anxiously awaited their diplomas.
Diego Avila and his family mark the moment with a photo.
Cameron Kavanaugh with his father, John Kavanaugh
The class valedictorian, Philipe Zablotsky

Don Lemon, the CNN news anchor and a Sag Harbor homeowner, spoke to the class of 2017 at Pierson about expressing themselves respectfully. Jackie Pape photos

District’s deal with town for Springs-Fireplace land buy is now in doubt
The East Hampton School District’s five-year lease on the bus depot property on Route 114, above, is considered a “stopgap measure” while the district plans for a long-term solution. David E. Rattray



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Adam and Gail Baranello worked with Springs School students to decorate the school's Dumpsters.