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School Confronts Racist Statements on Social Media

Social media posts by East Hampton High School students and others containing racist content and offensive language are under investigation by school officials.

Jun 5, 2020
Elite Avenues School Plans East Hampton 'Studio Campus'

Avenues: the World School, a for-profit independent school, is enrolling 5th through 11th-grade students for the school year beginning in fall 2020 for a new location in the East Hampton area.

Jun 4, 2020
Ross School Opens College Guidance Videos to All Students

Common applications. Art school portfolios. The Naviance college-match system. The Ross School administration knows there are so many nuances and questions about the college application process that it decided to open up its counseling program to the students from outside Ross as well.

“We have never done that before,” said Andi O’Hearn, director of advancement and operations at the Ross School, who suggested that the rising juniors and seniors in general may not have easy access to their guidance counselors, who are probably extremely busy, right now.

Jun 4, 2020
College Student's Bright Idea: 'Summer Camp' at Home

Before her summer plans were upended by Covid-19, Becca Kuperschmid was going to do a marketing internship, but now, those are few and far between because businesses are struggling. So she decided to launch her own business.

Jun 4, 2020
School Years Shorter for Some

To avoid student fatigue, as well as to avoid pushing teachers' obligations past their original teaching contracts, many local school districts are ending school earlier than planned.

Jun 4, 2020
Didn't Get an Absentee Ballot Yet? Contact Your School District Today

Voters who did not receive an absentee ballot for the school budget vote and board member elections, but believe they were supposed to receive one, should contact their respective school districts by phone or email as soon as possible. Completed ballots are due with all districts by Tuesday.

Jun 4, 2020
John M. Marshall Elementary School Earns Distinction

Deemed "high achieving" under the New York State Every Student Succeeds Act Plan, the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton has been named a Recognition School for the 2018-19 school year.

Jun 3, 2020
Guide to the 2020-21 School Budget Votes and Board Elections

Voting for school budgets and board members will be by absentee ballot this year, and ballots must be returned by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9. Here's what you need to know.

Jun 1, 2020
Wainscott School Seeks Tax Cap Override, Sagaponack Staying in Line

The Wainscott and Sagaponack school budgets are two of the tiniest spending plans across Long Island’s 124 school districts, with proposals of $3.7 million and $1.7 million, respectively, for the school year to come.

May 28, 2020
East End Schools Expect Influx as Virus Puts Families on Edge

District officials in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton, Montauk, Springs, and Sagaponack have all fielded inquiries from new families who are considering placing their children in schools here due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

May 28, 2020
Voters to Weigh In on $72 Mil School Budget in East Hampton

Residents will cast votes by absentee ballot this year to weigh in on the East Hampton School District’s proposed $71.98 million budget, plus a separate measure to move forward with building a culinary arts education facility at the high school.

May 28, 2020
Five Vying for Three Seats on Sag Harbor School Board

There are five candidates running for the Sag Harbor School Board in the June 9 election — two incumbents, Alex Kriegsman and Brian DeSesa; a former school board member, Sandi Kruel, and two newcomers, Helen Roussel and Ronald Reed.

May 28, 2020