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Kindness as a Domino Effect in Sag Harbor

Children at the Sag Harbor Elementary School recently collected 520 boxes of cereal to be donated to food pantries in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton.

Mar 18, 2021
LTV Launches Scholarship Program

LTV, East Hampton Town's public access station, has announced a new scholarship program "to support community media and free speech." The scholarship is intended for students with a dedication to community, love of media, and belief that all people should have access to accurate and unfiltered information.

Mar 18, 2021
Congressional Art Competition Seeks Entrants

Representative Lee Zeldin this week announced that the annual Congressional Art Competition is seeking entries from high school students. Entries are due on April 7.

Mar 18, 2021
School Board Petitioning Opens

Nomination petitions will be available starting tomorrow for school district residents who are interested in running for open board of education seats. Petitions can be picked up in person from most district clerks' offices, and some schools may even make them available for download on their respective websites.

Mar 18, 2021
Montauk to Buy Its Own Fleet of School Buses

The McCoy Bus Company, which has taken Montauk School students back and forth from home to school for at least 25 years, will sell most of its fleet to the district at the end of this school year.

During a board of education budget workshop on Tuesday, Jack Perna, district superintendent and school principal, confirmed that the company will stop busing children in June.

Mar 18, 2021
Bridgehampton School Looking to Exceed the Cap

The Bridgehampton School District is considered unique among South Fork schools for reasons such as its robust agricultural and robotics programs, its vaunted basketball traditions, free breakfasts and lunches for all children, and the personal attention its students get from teachers thanks to a favorable student-teacher ratio. This year it is also unique in that it is the only local district that will attempt to override the New York State-imposed cap on tax-levy increases.

Mar 18, 2021
To Mark Indigenous People's Day

The Sag Harbor School District has established a new holiday, Indigenous People's Day, on its 2021-22 academic calendar to provide an opportunity for students to learn about and celebrate the original inhabitants of the North American continent, who were here before explorers from Europe colonized America. The holiday will be marked on the calendar as the day before Thanksgiving, when schools are already closed.

Mar 18, 2021
Full-Day Pre-K Is Coming

Educators view prekindergarten programs as important in boosting children's social and emotional skills and laying the foundations for academic success. For the 2021-22 school year, at least four local districts are planning to return or ramp up their pre-K offerings into full-day programs.

Mar 18, 2021
Kids Culture 3.18.21

Local cultural centers and libraries, along with Project Most, have upcoming activities for kids and teens.

Mar 18, 2021
Kids Culture: Spring Break Edition

Most students on the South Fork have spring break coming up, so here are a few ideas for how they can pass the time with fun and educational activities.

Mar 18, 2021
Kids Can Spend Spring Break With Project Most

Another round of workshops and academic assistance courses via Project Most’s School Vacation Learning Lab is open to kids as young as 4 years old through fifth graders over spring break, March 29 to April 2. 

Mar 11, 2021
Springs School Weighs Budget Options

The Springs School is weighing many moving parts as it develops its 2021-22 spending plan, with anticipated increases in areas such as school busing, custodial services, and bathroom and classroom updates.

Mar 11, 2021