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Model Boats for Model Sailors

Fourth graders at the Springs School are sailing into the summer with their own mini-sailboats, thanks to the East End Classic Boat Society. On Monday, members of the society held an educational workshop at the school to help kids build sailboat models and get them excited about boating. The program, now in its second year, began at the Amagansett School and expanded to Springs.

Jun 27, 2019
Bridgehampton Grads Leave ‘the Hive’

The 17 members of Bridgehampton High School’s class of 2019 left “the Hive” in style on Sunday, with tears and cheers from family members, awards for all, words of encouragement and gratitude aplenty, and even, for one student, family members celebrating with posters of his face.

Jun 27, 2019
Summer Rec Programs for Kids

The East Hampton Town Recreation Department’s multitude of summer programs for kids, from swimming to sailing to basketball and tennis, begin this week at locations across the town.

Jun 27, 2019
John Marshall and Amagansett Schools Honored

The John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton and the Amagansett School are the only two South Fork schools to make the New York State Education Department’s list of 562 “high achieving and high progress” schools throughout the state, the department announced last week.

Jun 27, 2019
Bernasek Wins a Full Term on Amagansett School Board

Anna Bernasek, who had previously been appointed to fill a vacant seat on the Amagansett School Board, was formally elected to a full three-year term in Tuesday’s run-off vote.

Ms. Bernasek edged out William (Hank) Muchnic by one vote, 17 to 16.

Jun 27, 2019
Kids Culture 06.27.19

Kids’ Nights Out

Teens and preteens entering 6th through 10th grades can once again enjoy fun on the beach three nights a week starting tomorrow at Long Beach in Noyac. Sponsored by the Youth Resource Center of Sag Harbor, the free program is open to young people no matter where they live and takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. through Aug. 14.

Jun 27, 2019
Primary Voting Won't Unseat Primary Graduation

East Hampton School District officials have reached a compromise with the Suffolk County Board of Elections that will allow the school's fifth-grade moving-up ceremony to proceed as planned on Tuesday, by moving primary voting out of the John M. Marshall Elementary School's all-purpose room for this election only.

Jun 21, 2019
When Classes End, Schools Will Be Busy

East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, and Springs have all hired construction crews for capital projects meant to improve the school facilities.

Jun 20, 2019
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