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In Bridgehampton, a Fresh Start to the Year

Students started the academic year in sparkling spaces, many of which were not available to them last year when the nearly $30 million construction project was going on.

Sep 16, 2021
Kids Culture 09.16.21

From family art workshops to library events and nature activities, kids and teens have lots of fun things they can do.

Sep 16, 2021
New Energy at Safe in Sag Harbor

The coordinator position for the nonprofit organization Safe in Sag Harbor had been open for a few months when Randy Hansen stepped in — and stepped up.

Sep 16, 2021
Surfing as Therapy With A Walk on Water

Children with special needs and their families got a chance to experience the healing power of the ocean on Saturday at A Walk on Water's surf therapy event at Ditch Plain in Montauk.

Sep 16, 2021
What Kids Know and What Teachers Teach About 9/11

During and after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, people relied on newspapers, broadcast news, editorials, and documentary films to deepen their understanding of what was happening. Adults were living the reality of what is now a lesson learned by children in schools, where age-appropriate textbooks, worksheets, assignments, and classroom discussions are underscored by the teachers' own experiences and sensitivity.

Sep 9, 2021
Ready for the School Year, Masks and All

Kids agreed that wearing masks is a small price to pay for what they hope is a normal school year filled with meaningful classroom activities, academics, field trips, and friendships.

Sep 2, 2021
Kids Culture 09.02.21

Our Fabulous Variety Show is partnering with Project Most to offer theater and dance programs for children, teens, and adults at the Neighborhood House in East Hampton, with a couple of three-week series beginning on Sept. 13. An open house on Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. will offer an introduction to the teachers and overview of the programming.

Sep 2, 2021
Former Superintendent Takes Interim Post

Richard Burns, the longtime superintendent of the East Hampton School District who retired in June, is back in action in a different capacity.

Aug 26, 2021
Code-of-Conduct Comments Sought in Springs

The Springs School District is seeking comments from parents, students, staff, and community members on its updated code of conduct and safety plan, both of which have been posted on the district's website, springsschool.org. The deadline for comments is Monday, Sept. 20, when the school board is expected to vote on adopting the two policies.

Aug 25, 2021
Poetry for Middle Schoolers' Self-Confidence

East Hampton Middle School educators want their students to believe in themselves.

Aug 25, 2021
Kids Culture 08.26.21

Jason Hudy will round out Guild Hall's summer-long KidFest series with his "Mesmerizing Magic" show on Wednesday at 3 and 5 p.m. Mr. Hudy promises "cutting-edge magical entertainment that will draw you into the intricate world of illusion."

Aug 25, 2021
Masks Mandatory in Schools, Vaccines Maybe, New Governor Says

On her first day in office on Tuesday, New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul directed the state Health Department to institute a universal mask requirement for all children and adults in schools and an expanded testing protocol for all, and said she is also looking into the possibility of mandating vaccines for all school employees with an option to test out weekly.

Aug 25, 2021