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Field Trips to Return in Springs

The LongHouse Reserve, Amber Waves Farm, the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, and Duck Creek Farm are among the places that Springs School students will likely visit in the coming months, as field trips appear to be on the horizon once again.

Apr 8, 2021
Wellness Week at the Montauk School

Over the next several weeks, the Montauk School has activities promoting well-being lined up for each grade, starting this week with the eighth grade all the way down through prekindergarten during the first week of June.

Normally, Wellness Week was to happen all at once, Montauk teachers explained in an announcement, but Covid-19 forced them to make some changes to the program.

Apr 8, 2021
Orientation for Prekindergarten in Sag Harbor

For the first time in its 12-year history of offering prekindergarten, the Sag Harbor School District will offer a full-day program next year. Parents of incoming prekindergarten students in Sag Harbor will have the opportunity next Thursday to learn all about it.

Apr 8, 2021
Preparing Kids for the Real World

East Hampton High School students have been busy networking with and learning job-oriented skills from professionals through the school's partnership with Career and Employment Options, a company focused on boosting opportunities for students of all learning levels, including those with disabilities.

Apr 8, 2021
In East Hampton Schools, a Temporary Principal and a Permanent One

The East Hampton Middle School has a new face, sort of, in the principal's office. Adam Fine, who was East Hampton High School principal for 10 years and is now the assistant district superintendent, is filling in for Charles Soriano, who is out on medical leave through the end of the school year.

Apr 8, 2021
Kids Culture 04.08.21

The Children's Museum of the East End is opening up more hours for more fun, and other activities coming up for kids and teens.

Apr 8, 2021
Visions of a League Title for Boys Soccer

A 3-0 win over Miller Place Monday night put East Hampton at 8-1-1, with a good chance at winning or sharing a league title.

Apr 6, 2021
A Contest for Teens During National Poetry Month

High school students are invited to enter the East Hampton Library's poetry contest in celebration of National Poetry Month in April.

Poetry submissions can be emailed to [email protected] with the subject line "YA Poetry Contest" and the student's name, school, grade, and phone number.

The competition will culminate on April 25 with a reading session led by Shay Siegel, a local poet and author who writes for young adult audiences.

Apr 6, 2021
John Marshall Fourth Graders Recreate Historical Figures

Fourth graders at John M. Marshall Elementary School celebrated both Black History Month and Women’s History Month by studying nonfiction writing and recreating in person some of the most famous characters from world history, from Amelia Earhart to Muhammed Ali and Galileo to Anne Frank.

"As teachers we encourage students to research individuals who they have not heard of before, or individuals who lived during a time period of interest," the fourth grade teachers wrote in an email. "We also tried to steer the students towards individuals who impacted the world in some way."

Apr 2, 2021
Girls Teams Are Persisting

East Hampton's girls cross country team could well win another county title later this month. Results were mixed for the girls field hockey, volleyball, and tennis teams.

Apr 2, 2021
Students Take on Anti-Asian Rhetoric

Around the same time the news broke that eight people, including six women of Asian descent, had been killed on March 16 at two spas and a massage parlor near Atlanta, Chihana Kashiwabara was learning in her 11th grade history class at the Ross School about racism toward Asian and Asian-American people -- starting with xenophobic propaganda toward immigrants in the late 19th century, the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, and onward.

Apr 1, 2021
For Now, State Tests Are Still On

As New York State officials press the federal government for a waiver that would allow schools to skip standardized tests for the second year in a row, administrators here are busy preparing to give the tests, just in case the waiver doesn’t come through.

Apr 1, 2021