Education


Young activists organize bus to capital, rally in Sag Harbor
Several hundred people took part in a March for Our Lives in Sag Harbor on Saturday as hundreds of similar gun-control rallies took place across the country. Lisa Tamburini
Lisa Tamburini
At the March for Our Lives in Sag Harbor on Saturday, Sinead Murray, a Pierson High School student who helped organize the event, urged parents and students to make their voices heard.

‘What about being good human beings?’ Tibetan asks fifth and sixth graders
Lama Tenzin, a Tibetan Buddhist monk, constructed a sand mandala of compassion during a weeklong visit to the Ross School. Judy D’Mello
Lama Tenzin with students at a mandala-dismantling ceremony at Long Beach in Noyac on Friday Judy D’Mello

Joanne Jiminez of Hamptons Pony Parties and Jiminez Jumpers brought Annie the pony
Joanne Jiminez of Hamptons Pony Parties and Jiminez Jumpers brought Annie the pony to meet first graders at the John M. Marshall Elementary School during a lunchtime Brown Bag enrichment event on Friday. Durell Godfrey



Marketa Grant from East Hampton High School joined the Sag Harbor March for Our Lives on Saturday. Lisa Tamburini
The Sag Harbor rally was several hundred strong.Lisa Tamburini
In Sag Harbor, the Rev. Karen Ann Campbell of Christ Episcopal Church stood in the midst of 17 cardboard coffins bearing the names of the students and teachers killed last month in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting. The coffins were later moved to the church lawn.Durell Godfrey
Among the East Hampton students who traveled to the March for Our Lives in Washington were several who will be old enough to vote in the next election.Sutton Lynch
The shooting in Florida moved many young people to action and activism.Durell Godfrey Photos
Parents marched with young children and babies.Durell Godfrey
Sinead Murray, a student, helped organize the Sag Harbor march and also spoke to the crowd.Lisa Tamburini
Marchers in Sag HarborChristopher Walsh
Christopher Walsh

Local growers and producers bring food politics to life
Ian Calder-Piedmonte of Balsam Farms spoke about the farming industry to eighth graders at the East Hampton Middle School as part of their study of “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” by Michael Pollan. Judy D’Mello

Vocational courses will prepare students to fill unmet demands of local service industries
Andrew Rigby, right, the technology and manufacturing teacher at East Hampton High School, gave a lesson on shingling the exterior of a building, as part of a building trades class. Judy D'Mello