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Local Schools Beating State Averages

Students in the East Hampton, Springs, Montauk, Sag Harbor, and Amagansett School Districts scored higher on state standardized tests, on average, than their peers throughout New York, data released by the state show.

Nov 14, 2019
Dreams Come to Life in Springs Opera

What started out as a time-traveling biography concept has morphed into “A Dream for the Future,” in which three children dream that their heroes visit them and give them practical advice.

Nov 14, 2019
Ross Administrator Departs

Jason Warnick, who serves as the Ross School’s director of advancement and enrollment, has been appointed head of school at the Wayland Academy, an international boarding school in Beaver Dam, Wis.

Nov 14, 2019
Kids Culture 11.14.19

Wally the dog will be at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor on Saturday morning to listen patiently to kids who are just getting comfortable reading out loud.

Nov 14, 2019
Hackers Target Sag Harbor School District

An issue affecting many school districts and municipalities across the country hit home on Monday when hackers hijacked the Sag Harbor School District’s computer system.

Nov 7, 2019
State Okays Springs School Construction

The New York State Education Department has signed off on the Springs School’s construction plans earlier than anticipated, putting the project about a month ahead of schedule, the district announced Monday.

Nov 7, 2019
Kids Culture 11.07.19

A new round of coed inline skating and girls volleyball clinics will begin on Tuesday at the Sportime Arena in Amagansett. The skating clinic, for ages 4 to 9, will happen from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Nov 7, 2019
One Front, Progress; Another, Apology

The equipment, including pull-up bars and parallel bars, was donated by a local nonprofit in honor of Mike Semkus, a Sag Harbor native, coach, and teacher who died of an overdose in 2016, but its installation has been mired in controversy for several weeks.

Oct 31, 2019
Schools Close for Voting

Public schools in East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, Montauk, Sagaponack, Springs, and Wainscott will be closed for students on Tuesday. Classes will be in session at the Amagansett School. Some districts will hold superintendent conferences for faculty and staff that day, and the East Hampton School Board will still hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the district office conference room.

Oct 31, 2019
Kids Culture 10.31.19

The Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton promises a “smashing good time” on Saturday at its first-ever pumpkin fling, in which gourds will go flying from a working catapult.

Oct 31, 2019
New Sag Harbor School Costs Balloon

A former Sag Harbor school business official told the school board on Monday that the district superintendent, business staff, and the board itself all knew the former Stella Maris Regional School construction project was going to be millions over budget even before residents voted to approve the project.

Oct 24, 2019
‘Frankenstein Follies’: 25 Ghoulish Years

What started as Helene Leonard’s tribute to her late father, and her family’s legacy of love of the arts, has grown into a tradition on the East End.

Oct 24, 2019