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Kids Culture 11.04.21

Middle schoolers interested in taking on some babysitting work can learn about the job and the skills needed to do it responsibly during a three-hour course at the East Hampton Library on Saturday.

Nov 3, 2021
Sag Harbor Gets Good Grades on Audit

Cullen and Danowski, an accounting firm that reviews finances for many school districts in New York State, has given the Sag Harbor School District the highest possible rating — called an "unmodified opinion" — on its audit of last year's operations.

Nov 3, 2021
Springs Kids Experience the Peconic Estuary Up Close

With pandemic restrictions easing up for schools, students have begun taking field trips once again. For Springs School kids, that meant trips to Louse Point and Landing Lane for A Day in the Life of the Peconic Estuary on Oct. 22 with the Peconic Estuary Partnership. The annual outing returned after a Covid-19 hiatus last year. Students took part in various water quality testing activities. They measured environmental data such as wind speed and categorized marine life they found in the shallows.

Nov 3, 2021
Glowing Reviews for New Library at John Marshall Elementary School

A project at least two years in the works, further delayed by Covid-19, the brand-new library media center has finally come to fruition.

Oct 28, 2021
New Night for Springs School Board

The Springs School Board has moved its monthly meetings and work sessions from Monday nights to Tuesday nights. The first meeting reflecting the change will be this week.

Oct 27, 2021
Kids Culture Halloween Edition

Halloween is two days away. From traditional trick-or-treating to library events and festivals, kids and teens have plenty of fun things to do.

Oct 27, 2021
A Tradition Returns in Sag Harbor

For more than 30 years, children at the Sag Harbor Elementary School have started their days with "morning program" — a spirited schoolwide assembly featuring music, birthday shout-outs, presentations, and news of their peers' achievements. The daily tradition fell by the wayside during the pandemic, but it has now returned in a modified format.

Oct 27, 2021
Sports Award for East Hampton

East Hampton High School's athletics program has been recognized by the Aspen Institute's Reimagining School Sports Initiative as the winner of the small suburban schools category. The award comes with a $20,000 grant, the district announced.

Oct 27, 2021
Quick Action Keeps a Ref in the Game

Russell Huber, who has refereed scholastic athletic contests in New York State since 1969, has always preferred that the players, not he, get the attention. But at the Springs School on Sept. 27, it was the other way around.

Oct 27, 2021
East Hampton Reaches Lease Agreement for Route 114 Bus Depot

In a move expected to save money and solve problems created by construction delays, the East Hampton School District this week reached a new lease agreement with the owners of the property at 41 Route 114, where the district has had its bus depot for more than a decade.

Oct 21, 2021
School Audits Come Back Clean

The Springs and Amagansett School Districts have earned good grades on their finances from the EFPR Group, an independent auditing firm that evaluated both over the summer.

Oct 21, 2021
Kids Culture 10.21.21

Fire trucks, payloaders, ambulances, dump trucks, tractors. These will be some of the stars of Big Truck Day at the Children's Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton on Saturday.

Oct 21, 2021