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Montauk School's Holiday Fair Is Next Week

Starting Monday, Montauk School students will have a chance to shop for books and gifts during a weeklong holiday fair at the school. Browsing and shopping will take place during regularly scheduled library and computer classes, and parents, guardians, and families can take advantage of the sale after school from 3 to 6 p.m. from Monday to next Thursday.

Nov 24, 2021
Kids Culture 11.25.21

The coming week's activities for kids include a marionette show at the East Hampton Library, an open house at the South Fork Natural History Museum, and art and science activities.

Nov 24, 2021
East Hampton School District's Housing Forum Is Tuesday

To be moderated by Jackie Lowey, a school board member, the forum will explore topics such as residential zoning changes, mortgage assistance, and purchasing or building housing units. Experts in the housing industry are expected to take part, though community members will also be able to share opinions and ideas.

Nov 24, 2021
For Emergency Repairs in East Hampton Schools

The East Hampton School Board on Tuesday introduced the idea of setting up a new reserve account dedicated to paying for critical repairs of an emergency nature.

Nov 18, 2021
Trying Attention Instead of Detention at Springs School

"When a child doesn't know how to read, we teach them how to read," Christine Cleary, the Springs School principal, said during Tuesday's school board meeting. "When a child doesn't know how to multiply, we teach them how to multiply. When a child doesn't know how to behave, we punish them. We have to teach them how to behave."

Nov 18, 2021
Goat on a Boat Has Big Plans for Puppet Truck

Liz Joyce, the founder of the nonprofit Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre, is getting ready to launch new programs in the spring. With help from fellow puppeteers, she’ll be able to take the show on the road to bring the art of puppetry to a wider audience.

Nov 18, 2021
Kids Culture 11.18.21

Sewing, textile printing, and rope jumping are among the fun activities on tap this week with Project Most at the Neighborhood House in East Hampton.

Nov 18, 2021
Coaching Kids Through Traumatic Times

As a response to the growing concern about the lasting impact of the pandemic on children's well-being, I-Tri, the East Hampton organization whose goal is to empower middle school girls through fitness, and the Center for Healing and Justice Through Sport, a national organization, offered a free trauma-informed coaching session.

Nov 18, 2021
Student Enrollment Is Up in East Hampton

At a Nov. 3 school board meeting, Adam Fine, the district superintendent, announced that student enrollment numbers were up in all three of the schools.

Nov 11, 2021
Kids Culture 11.11.21

Children on the autism spectrum or who have sensory processing disorders will get a special welcome at the Children's Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton on Saturday morning.

Nov 11, 2021
Ramping Up Vaccinations for Younger Kids

Now that children 5 to 11 are eligible to receive Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine — the first that has been approved for pediatric administration in the United States — medical professionals and government officials here and across Long Island are quickly putting plans in place to meet families' needs.

Nov 11, 2021
Springs School Tracks the Money

Having previously raised questions over changes to a nearly $23 million renovation and expansion project, the Springs School Board heard some good news on Tuesday night.

Nov 3, 2021