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A Public-Private Schools Blowback

The New York State Education Department has postponed making a final call on new rules that would give public schools more oversight into the educational offerings of private and parochial schools after thousands of people across the state criticized the proposal.     

Feb 20, 2020
Say Hello to ‘Dolly,’ East Hampton

The show opens on Friday, Feb. 28, with other performances on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m., and on Sunday, March 1, at 2 p.m.

Feb 20, 2020
Amagansett Grad Off to Oxford

Lily Mongan, a graduate of the Amagansett School, has spent most of her high school career abroad, learning languages and dreaming of one day being accepted at Oxford University in England. Her dream has come true.       

Feb 20, 2020
Show Winners Announced

Guild Hall has named the high school competition winners of its annual student art show, which this year had a theme — “made by water” — for the first time.

Feb 20, 2020
Kids Culture 02.20.20

Tomorrow at 4 p.m. for Black History Month, the library will show “A Ballerina’s Tale,” a documentary about Misty Copeland, the first African-American to be named principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre.

Feb 20, 2020
Schools Reel as Flu Soars

The pediatric flu season this year is shaping up to be an intense one, with local schools reporting dozens of confirmed cases of sick children being kept at home.

Feb 13, 2020
Renovations to Be Part of East Hampton School Budget

East Hampton School Board members agreed this week that a number of badly needed renovations should be included in the 2020-21 school budget, which the board officially began discussing on Tuesday night.     

Feb 13, 2020
Keeping Busy Over the Break

Schools may be closed next week, but that doesn’t mean parents get the week off. With that in mind, East Hampton Town, the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, Project Most, and Bay Street Theater each have school break offerings to keep kids busy for at least part of the workday.     

Feb 13, 2020
Dual Language Program Gets an A+

In East Hampton, educators are getting ready to expand a pilot kindergarten program in which half the school day is taught in English and half in Spanish, citing success better than they could have projected.

Feb 6, 2020
East Hampton High Names Valedictorian, Salutatorian

Samantha Prince has been named the East Hampton High School class of 2020 valedictorian, and Wells Woolcott has been named the class salutatorian.

Feb 6, 2020
Seeking Whitmore Center History

The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton is about to celebrate a milestone, and to help tell its story the center is searching for people who were involved in its very early days.

Feb 6, 2020
Springs Budget Outlook Challenging

Too many financial factors were up in the air for the Springs School District to be able to present a draft during a 2020-21 budget workshop on Monday, school officials said.

Feb 6, 2020