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Shinnecock Youth to Perform at Children’s Museum

In the heart of the Shinnecock Indian Nation reservation, a newly renovated clubhouse for kids and teens has been bustling with activity since it opened its doors in April.

Nov 17, 2022
Sag Harbor Voters Approve School Land Buy

The Sag Harbor School District’s bid to buy five wooded lots on Marsden Street for the purpose of creating new athletic fields passed on Thursday by a vote of 638 to 521. 

Nov 10, 2022
East Hampton’s Dual-Language Elementary Program Will Expand

Parents who flocked to a meeting about an innovative dual-language program at East Hampton’s John M. Marshall Elementary School, in which children of all language backgrounds spend half their time learning subjects in English and half in Spanish, feared the district was preparing to stop the program after third grade. Instead, the superintendent recommended continuing it.

Nov 10, 2022
Kids Culture for November 10, 2022

Kids' movie matinees at the Sag Harbor Cinema, school break programs with Project Most, craft projects for kids of all ages, and more in this week's Kids Culture lineup.

Nov 10, 2022
School Safety in Sharp Focus

Two serious safety incidents involving students continued this week to concern the community as officials in the Springs and East Hampton School Districts addressed the issues with parents.

Nov 3, 2022
Marsden Street Vote Is Nov. 3

Registered voters in the Sag Harbor School District can cast their ballots Thursday on a proposal allowing the district to spend $3.325 million from its reserve on a land deal that would also involve a separate contribution from Southampton Town’s community preservation fund.

Nov 3, 2022
Young Performers Bring ‘Chicago’ to Town

The nonprofit South Fork Performing Arts theater company is putting an emphasis on its performers’ triple-threat talents for the first time, with a production of the musical “Chicago: Teen Edition” that opens Friday at LTV Studios in Wainscott.

Nov 3, 2022
Kids Become Oyster Farmers

The Hayground School’s senior learners spent the last two months as oyster-farming apprentices at the Shinnecock Tribal Hatchery, learning all facets of growing and caring for the bivalves that play a critical role in cleaning South Fork waters and feeding the local economy.

Nov 3, 2022
Jack Perna to Retire From Montauk School

Jack Perna, the longtime district superintendent and principal of the Montauk School, has announced that he will retire in June after more than 40 years of service to the district.

Nov 2, 2022
Concussion Testing for Students on Agenda

John King, the Springs School District’s athletic director, pitched a plan on Tuesday to have all of the district’s seventh and eighth graders undergo baseline cognitive testing for the management of potential concussions during school sports, gym class, or other school activities.

Nov 2, 2022
Kids Culture for November 3, 2022

With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, local libraries are encouraging teens to express gratitude.

Nov 2, 2022
Kids Culture 10.27.2022

A teen rendition of "Chicago" plus Project Most activities for preschoolers, arts and crafts, movies, and more.

Oct 27, 2022