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In Bridgehampton, a 'Conservative' School Budget Is Proposed

An online public hearing on the budget, followed by a virtual meet-and-greet session with candidates for the school board, is planned for Wednesday at 6 p.m. on Google Meet.

May 26, 2020
Choral Collaboration in East Hampton, LongHouse Awards Scholarship

Students in Melanie Freyre’s East Hampton Middle School chorus took part in an online songwriting workshop last week with Jim Papoulis, an acclaimed composer.

May 21, 2020
Amagansett School Budgets for an Enrollment Influx

With an eye on school enrollment, which is likely to increase, the Amagansett School District has proposed a budget of $11.37 million for the 2020-21 school year.

May 21, 2020
Tuition, Special Education Drive Up Montauk School Budget

The Montauk School District’s $20.87 million proposed budget for the 2020-21 academic year takes into account increases in tuition for high school students, expanded special education programs, and improvements to the facilities.

May 21, 2020
New Tuition Agreement Reached in East Hampton

The East Hampton School District has reached a tuition agreement with at least three of the five schools that send their seventh-through-twelfth-grade students to East Hampton Middle and High Schools.

May 21, 2020
Student Activist Is Honored

Priscila Ortega of Amagansett, who graduated in December from the State University at Old Westbury, has received the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence from SUNY.

May 21, 2020
Community Adopts East Hampton High's Class of 2020

There are approximately 230 seniors in East Hampton High School's class of 2020, and community members are lining up by the dozen — virtually, of course — to make sure every one of them feels special during these challenging times.

May 20, 2020
Congratulate Your Senior in The Star’s Special Graduation Salute

The East Hampton Star’s annual print supplement dedicated to high school graduation, always a keepsake for years to come, will be published on June 25. In these strange -- and historic -- times, what better way to send your senior off than with a custom congratulatory message in The Star?

Now is the time to reserve space in print for a special message of your design. The deadline for placing graduation advertisements is June 12. Those wishing to inquire about this service can call 631-324-0002 or email [email protected].

May 19, 2020
Less State Money, More Covid Costs in Springs School Budget

The Springs School Board voted Monday to put a budget of just over $30 million before taxpayers for the annual school vote, along with two ballot propositions.

May 14, 2020
Update: Sag Harbor School Budget, Tax Rate Would Increase

The Sag Harbor School District on Tuesday released a corrected version of its budget impact statement. If the school budget is approved on June 9 there would be an increase in school taxes, not a decrease

May 14, 2020
Bridgehampton School Welcomes Chicks, Sells Plants

Covid-19 can't stop the Bridgehampton School from growing its agricultural program.

May 11, 2020
Sag Harbor Principal Is Now the Superintendent

After serving for 20 years as principal at Pierson Middle and High School, and as interim superintendent since mid-March, Jeff Nichols, who led a controversial initiative to bring the International Baccalaureate program to the high school in 2012, will assume the role of Sag Harbor District superintendent.

May 7, 2020