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Graduates Make the Best of 'Perfectly Imperfect' Day

The theme of last weekend's high school graduation celebrations was pomp and strange circumstances, as the senior class of 2020 again did what it has had to do for the last four months — adapt.

Because of Covid-19 they all had to cover their faces, and many had to cover their heads from pouring rain. Traditions felt a little bit different, but then there were things that didn't change, like the decoration of graduation caps and the receipt of diplomas.

Jul 2, 2020
Teens Make Abstract Videos for Guild Hall

The latest project by Guild Hall’s Teen Arts Council interprets the world of quarantine and the process of reopening amid the Covid-19 pandemic through the eyes — and camera lenses — of local youth.

Jul 2, 2020
Kids Culture 7.02.20

This week's offerings for kids and teens include Bingo, trivia, a drive-in movie, comedy classes, and story time.

Jul 2, 2020
Photos: Pomp and Strange Circumstances for East Hampton Graduation

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the East Hampton High School Class of 2020 traded graduation walks for rides at their drive-up commencement ceremony on Friday. The ceremony went off without a hitch, and 225 graduates received diplomas.

Jun 26, 2020
Ross Senior Wins Billie Jean King Youth Award

Ally Friedman, who for the past three years at the Ross School in East Hampton has been using tennis as a vehicle through which to boost her 7 through 12-year-old female students' self-esteem, health, and resilience, is one of seven young people from across the country to have won a Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award, which includes a $10,000 scholarship.

Jun 25, 2020
Kids Culture 6.25.20

From art lessons and acting to fitness and farming, here's a rundown of activities both online and in-person for kids and teens.

Jun 25, 2020
I-Tri Launching First-Ever Summer Program

I-Tri, a fitness and empowerment program for sixth-grade girls usually held during the school year, announced Monday it would for the first time hold a summer program this year, dubbed I-Tri Girls Nights.

Jun 23, 2020
Summer Camps Forge Ahead

As school ends, it's uncertain whether many camps here will open at all and what they will look like even if they do. Camp directors are looking to remake the experience while retaining what makes it special.

Jun 18, 2020
Avenues School Secures East Hampton Location

Avenues: the World School, a for-profit independent school, has secured a location in East Hampton to expand its New York City curriculum here for the new school year beginning in September.

Jun 17, 2020
School Budgets Pass in Districts Across South Fork

School budgets for the 2020-21 school year passed with overwhelming support in East Hampton, Springs, Montauk, Amagansett, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, Sagaponack, and Wainscott on Tuesday.

Jun 16, 2020
Southampton Youth Launch Online Petition Supporting Racial Equality

A group of alumni and current students of Southampton High School has launched a petition on the website Change.org urging the Southampton School District administration, school board, faculty, and staff to make changes to the curriculum and policies in light of what they believe are "overt and covert forms of racism" in the district.

The petition, which garnered more than 700 signatures as of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, says that "it is simply not enough to decry racism."

Jun 16, 2020
Project Most Teams Up With LTV for New Show

"Did You Know?" is Project Most's first-ever television show, with lessons, activities, entertainment, and children sharing their knowledge. 

Jun 15, 2020