East Hampton High School students have been using e-cigarettes in bathrooms, a group of parents told the school board at a recent meeting. Christine Sampson

Turned away by town, Gersh Academy founder vows to find another location

Diane Carino-Rivera, left, and Meghan Delaney Bambrick were awarded a Ladies Village Improvement Society $3,000 Madelon DeVoe Talley Scholarship in recognition of their efforts to pursue a bachelor’s degree after the age of 25. Durell Godfrey

From left, Annie Considine, Lori Evans, Grace Lazarz, and Ellie Bartz of Shakespeare and Company have been working with Hayground School students over the last three weeks to prepare for today’s staging of “The Tempest” at Guild Hall. Judy D’Mello

Options inadequate and too far away

The Hampton Ballet Theatre School will present "The Nutcracker" Friday through Sunday at Guild Hall. Durell Godfrey

Devices hit kids with heavy doses of nicotine
Vaping devices are a growing problem for schools, with students attracted to kid-friendly flavors and a sense of mystique. Lindsay Fox,

Springs School fourth graders seemed ready for show time during a rehearsal of the annual Springs opera, which opens on Wednesday in the East Hampton High School auditorium. Durell Godfrey
The 79 Watch Us Shine opera company rehearsed at East Hampton High School this week. Durell Godfrey
This year's opera, written by students, is "The Case of the Missing Pollock."Durell Godfey