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Meredith Hasemann, a writer, musician, and artist who teaches eighth-grade English at the East Hampton Middle School, has a poem in the 2015 edition of “Best American Poetry.” Christine Sampson

Natural gas, solar panels, and district says it won’t cost taxpayers a dime
East Hampton High School Christine Sampson

‘We’re ready to rock and roll,’ East Hampton Middle School principal says
Charles Soriano, the principal of the East Hampton Middle School, greeted students on Tuesday as they arrived for the first day of the 2015-16 school year. Morgan McGivern

Teresita Winter has been hired by the East Hampton School District to act as a liaison between its schools and families who speak Spanish at home. Christine Sampson