Education

    Eric Casale, the Springs School principal, gave a presentation on Monday night on the new common-core learning standards being adopted in 48 of the 50 states, which will hold schools “to the same bar of accountability...

    The Hayground School in Bridgehampton has announced the receipt of a $208,000 educational grant from the Leon Levy Foundation, a philanthropic foundation created by the estate of Leon Levy, co-founder of Oppenheimer and Company...

Tristan Vaughan and Morgan Duke Vaughan will begin a six-week course in Shakespeare at Guild Hall on Monday. The class is open to ages 16 and up, and will concentrate on sonnets, monologues, mask work, and scene work, culminating with a...
    Kids having their lunch money taken is a well-worn cliché since time immemorial. But it’s not so often that it happens to a school.     Whitsons Culinary Group, the food provider for East Hampton,...

Harvest Festival at Ross, Find Your Inner Buccaneer
    At the East Hampton School Board meeting on Sept. 20, Kevin Seaman, the new attorney for the district, gave a quick surmise as to where the district stands in the long-running and money-consuming legal battle with Sandpebble...

Family Nature Movies     On Saturday at 7 p.m., the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton will present the first in a series of family nature movies.     “Winged Migration,” a film that...

    Classical-music students from South Fork high schools, under the guidance of Stephanie Beroes, will join together on Sunday in a performance to raise money for and increase awareness of the Katy’s Courage fund for...
Differences of opinion were predominant about having 94 kindergartners in the gym at one time when the Springs School Board met on Monday
An East Hampton School Board work session on Tuesday evening focused on goals and objectives for the coming year

Thespian Alert     Stages, A Children’s Theatre Workshop, will hold a fall performance workshop for actors ages 8 to 18 starting on Monday.     The program, which costs $450, will run for six weeks on Mondays...
    Mariah Bruehl, the owner of Playful Learning behind Main Street in Sag Harbor, was at odds with herself a few years ago. She had two young daughters and was also the associate director of the Ross Lower School, and felt that...

Snapper Derby Sunday     Kids of all ages have been invited to dip their lines in a snapper derby on Sunday at Harbor Marina, which is just off Gann Road on Three Mile Harbor. Registration is at 10 a.m. with a free lure for the...