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Springs School Board Seeks New Volunteers

Want to improve communications at the Springs School, or weigh in on topics like health and safety, school policy, or technology? The school is seeking parents and community members to volunteer for topic-based committees.

Sep 22, 2022
East Hampton Begins Drivers Ed Discussion

During a preliminary school board discussion on Sept. 6, East Hampton School District officials indicated they are looking into the idea of adding driver’s education — complete with on-the-road driving lessons — back into the school day.

Sep 15, 2022
Weigh In on Equity and Inclusion in Bridgehampton

The Bridgehampton School District is planning to reboot its social-emotional and equity task force, which it originally launched two years ago.

Sep 15, 2022
Math, Reading Progress Hobbled By Pandemic

America’s 9-year-olds “are performing at a level last seen two decades ago,” said Daniel McGrath, the acting associate commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, a branch of the United States Education Department. His announcement addressed a recent federal study that exposed the devastating effects of Covid-19 on the nation’s schoolchildren.

Sep 14, 2022
Kids Culture for September 15, 2022

Adults and children of all ages have been invited to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill for this year’s Welcome Day, set for Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., plus other activities for kids and teens.

Sep 14, 2022
Big Plans for Child Care Center Athletics

The basketball court at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center was redone Sunday — the first step in a much larger plan that’s to include a new gymnasium, an indoor swimming pool, a regulation-size tennis court, and soccer, baseball, and kickball fields on the five-acre Sag Harbor Turnpike property.

Sep 14, 2022
Springs School Septic System Is Running Well

Suffolk Health Department officials and environmentalists alike have been keeping an eye on the new, innovative and alternative septic system at the Springs School, hoping it will serve as a model for other large-scale septic systems in the county. Recent test results, as presented at the Sept. 6 Springs School Board meeting, showed that it was headed in a promising direction.

Sep 14, 2022
Teens Sought for Retreat Leadership Program

The Retreat, a local domestic violence shelter and awareness organization, is seeking high school students to join its Teen Leadership Council.

Sep 13, 2022
Kids Culture for September 8

Kids and teens can learn about salt marshes on Saturday at SoFo. Plus: pirates, creative writing, art projects, and more.

Sep 8, 2022
Riding Scholarship Apps Due

The Stony Hill Stables Foundation is once again offering scholarships to South Fork children interested in horseback riding. Applications are due Sunday, Sept. 25, in person at the stables, 268 Town Lane in Amagansett, and scholarships will be awarded "right away in September," the organization says on its website.

Sep 8, 2022
An About-Face on School's Plan for Mashashimuet Park

There's been a change of plans: The Sag Harbor School District announced Tuesday that it will put the Sept. 29 Mashashimuet Park bond referendum on hold in favor of pursuing a land deal that would allow it to build athletic facilities next to Pierson Middle and High School.

Sep 7, 2022
Back to School: Mark Your Calendars

Tuesday, Sept. 6

First day of school in

Sep 1, 2022