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Building Bonds, and a School, in Nepal

They took gifts for the villagers — soccer balls, Frisbees, Slinky toys, Uno — symbols of friendship and appreciation for their host families. But they got something so much greater in return.

A group of East Hampton High School students who traveled to Nepal several weeks ago to work with the organization buildOn, laying the foundation for a new school in a rural village, told the East Hampton School Board recently how the trip had changed their lives.

Jun 20, 2019
Springs School Needs Many Repairs

Michael Henery, the Springs School’s business administrator, began a presentation Monday by citing studies showing that “well-maintained facilities posit­ively impact student achievement” and “every dollar spent on maintenance will save $4 on capital spending later on.”

Jun 20, 2019
Two Ballots in Amagansett: School Board and Primary

On Tuesday, the same day residents head to the polls to vote in the local primary contests, the Amagansett School District will hold a run-off election between two school board members who emerged in a tie in May.

Jun 20, 2019
Kids Culture 06.20.19

Strawberries will be the sweet inspiration for a story time with crafts and snacks for kids 4 to 7 on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the Amagansett Library.

Jun 20, 2019
Second State Audit Critical of Wainscott School

For the second time this year, the New York State comptroller's office has come down hard on the Wainscott Common School District in an audit that school officials questioned as flawed.

Jun 14, 2019
Young Thespians Celebrated

Three members of Guild Hall’s Teen Arts Council emerged as winners on Sunday at the Teeny Awards, the annual celebration of high school theater sponsored by East End Arts, based in Riverhead.

Jun 13, 2019
Kids Culture 06.13.19

This weeks happenings for kids.

Jun 13, 2019
Balloon Release Banned

In what may be a first for a school district in New York State, the Amagansett School Board voted on Tuesday to ban the intentional release of helium balloons on school property.

Jun 13, 2019
Oh, The Places They’ve Gone!

Early education gave daycare center alums a leg up.

Jun 6, 2019
Kids Culture 06.06.19

This weeks happenings for kids.

Jun 6, 2019
No to School as Polling Site

With student safety in mind — and an eye on a conflict with an annual milestone event — the East Hampton School Board on Tuesday rejected a contract with the Suffolk County Board of Elections that would have allowed the John M. Marshall Elementary School to be used as a polling site for the June 25 local primaries.

Jun 6, 2019
Amagansett Runoff June 25

Two candidates running for the Amagansett School Board this year finished in a tie, and a runoff vote to decide which one will serve the longer term will be held on Tuesday, June 25. The date coincides with the state primary vote for local elections.

Jun 6, 2019