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Congratulate Your Senior in The Star’s Special Graduation Salute

The East Hampton Star’s annual print supplement dedicated to high school graduation, always a keepsake for years to come, will be published on June 25. In these strange -- and historic -- times, what better way to send your senior off than with a custom congratulatory message in The Star?

Now is the time to reserve space in print for a special message of your design. The deadline for placing graduation advertisements is June 12. Those wishing to inquire about this service can call 631-324-0002 or email [email protected].

May 19, 2020
Less State Money, More Covid Costs in Springs School Budget

The Springs School Board voted Monday to put a budget of just over $30 million before taxpayers for the annual school vote, along with two ballot propositions.

May 14, 2020
Update: Sag Harbor School Budget, Tax Rate Would Increase

The Sag Harbor School District on Tuesday released a corrected version of its budget impact statement. If the school budget is approved on June 9 there would be an increase in school taxes, not a decrease

May 14, 2020
Bridgehampton School Welcomes Chicks, Sells Plants

Covid-19 can't stop the Bridgehampton School from growing its agricultural program.

May 11, 2020
Sag Harbor Principal Is Now the Superintendent

After serving for 20 years as principal at Pierson Middle and High School, and as interim superintendent since mid-March, Jeff Nichols, who led a controversial initiative to bring the International Baccalaureate program to the high school in 2012, will assume the role of Sag Harbor District superintendent.

May 7, 2020
Schools Carry on as Closures Continue

With school closures extended through the end of the academic year, educators are beginning to consider what the opening of next year might look like.

May 7, 2020
New Principal Chosen for East Hampton High School

James Crenshaw, the principal at Eastern Suffolk Board of Cooperative Education's Westhampton Beach Learning Center, is set to be appointed the new principal of East Hampton High School on Tuesday.

May 4, 2020
Closures Extended Through End of School Year

State officials do not think it’s possible to reopen schools this year "in a way that would keep our students and educators safe.”

May 1, 2020
Schools Closed, Money Saved

While schools statewide are closed because of Covid-19, their employees are still being paid, but many are saving money in other areas.

Apr 30, 2020
Montauk School Will Replace Old Classrooms

The Montauk School is the next on the South Fork to explore a construction project. According to Jack Perna, the superintendent, the district has reached an agreement with an architect, John Tanzi, to replace the school’s three portable classrooms and storage room (which has doubled as a classroom), which date from September 1973. The plans are to install modular rooms that would be more permanent than their predecessors.

Apr 30, 2020
Bridgehampton School Construction Resumes

The extensive renovation and expansion at the Bridgehampton School, which was halted for a time because of the pandemic, has been deemed an essential construction project.

Apr 30, 2020
Rites of Passage Upended for High School Seniors

Almost universally, high school seniors are lamenting the loss of a special year. "The world changed right when we were born,” said Heidi Bucking, a Pierson High School senior, “and now it’s going to change again right when we’re going to be adults.”

Apr 30, 2020