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Teaching Kids About ‘Tough Topics’ in Turbulent Times

On Sunday at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor, the award-winning film “Green Book” will be screened for teens and adults as part of the “Tough Topics” film series.

Dec 12, 2019
Late Principal Gets His Due

Almost three years after the death of Robert Schneider, who was principal at Pierson Middle and High School for seven years in the 1990s, a plaque commemorating a major building expansion in 2003 will be replaced with one that acknowledges his contributions to the project.

Dec 12, 2019
Kids Culture 12.12.19

Families will learn how to decorate a holiday cottage that doubles as a craft box in a holiday workshop on Friday, Dec. 20, at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill.

Dec 12, 2019
Talk of Tuition Hike Addles Springs

A possible increase in high school tuition the East Hampton School District will charge to feeder districts has become a source of contention in contract negotiations between the Springs and East Hampton districts, Debra Winter, the Springs superintendent, said on Tuesday.

Dec 5, 2019
Bristle at Cellphone Policy

The argument over cellphones as either distractions or useful educational tools for students has divided some at the Bridgehampton School.

Dec 5, 2019
Kids Culture 12.05.19

Sensory Friendly

Children with sensory processing disorders or who are on the autism spectrum will find an especially welcoming space at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton on Saturday morning. From 8 to 10, light and sound will be reduced in the exhibits, the space will be less crowded, and there will be quiet rooms for kids who fare better with less stimulation. Admission will be free.

Dec 5, 2019
When It Comes to Vaping, High School Principal Says, ‘We Misjudged the Level of Addiction’

Fresh off his appearance in New York City last week alongside New York State Attorney General Letitia James, Adam Fine, the principal at East Hampton High School, will accompany seven students and his counterpart from Southampton High School to bring their anti-vaping campaign to the floor of Congress.

Nov 27, 2019
Making Kids Comfy in Class

Teachers of generations past may have lamented “ants in the pants” as a cause of classroom distractions by fidgety kids. Today, schools like the Springs School are taking a more holistic approach to managing those “ants.”

Nov 27, 2019
Kids Culture 11.28.19

“The Nutcracker” Is Coming

You know it’s the holiday season when tickets go on sale for the Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” at Guild Hall. And so they have.

The school’s dancers have been hard at work all fall preparing for the production, which will be staged on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., Dec. 7 at 1 and 7 p.m., and Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $20 to $45 in advance, $25 to $50 the day of the show, but be warned: Seats for this popular production have been known to sell out in advance.

Nov 27, 2019
Mary McCaffrey, Longtime Wainscott School Clerk, Dies at 56

Mary McCaffrey, the Wainscott School's secretary and district clerk for 19 years, died on Monday. Services will be held on Friday and Saturday.

Nov 21, 2019
A Fabulous Take on ‘Aladdin’ Tale

In conversation together, Anita Boyer and Kasia Klimiuk have the sort of energy that sparks back-and-forth like a pinball machine fueled by lightning.

Nov 21, 2019
Sag Harbor School Superintendent Leaves for Surgery

Katy Graves, the Sag Harbor School District superintendent, stepped down over the weekend to have “immediate surgery” in New York City, the district announced Saturday.

Nov 21, 2019