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One Front, Progress; Another, Apology

The equipment, including pull-up bars and parallel bars, was donated by a local nonprofit in honor of Mike Semkus, a Sag Harbor native, coach, and teacher who died of an overdose in 2016, but its installation has been mired in controversy for several weeks.

Oct 31, 2019
Schools Close for Voting

Public schools in East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, Montauk, Sagaponack, Springs, and Wainscott will be closed for students on Tuesday. Classes will be in session at the Amagansett School. Some districts will hold superintendent conferences for faculty and staff that day, and the East Hampton School Board will still hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the district office conference room.

Oct 31, 2019
Kids Culture 10.31.19

The Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton promises a “smashing good time” on Saturday at its first-ever pumpkin fling, in which gourds will go flying from a working catapult.

Oct 31, 2019
New Sag Harbor School Costs Balloon

A former Sag Harbor school business official told the school board on Monday that the district superintendent, business staff, and the board itself all knew the former Stella Maris Regional School construction project was going to be millions over budget even before residents voted to approve the project.

Oct 24, 2019
‘Frankenstein Follies’: 25 Ghoulish Years

What started as Helene Leonard’s tribute to her late father, and her family’s legacy of love of the arts, has grown into a tradition on the East End.

Oct 24, 2019
Two Tiny Schools Work Together

Students at the Sagaponack and Wainscott Schools learned last week that when two small schoolhouses go on one field trip together, it adds up to tons of fun.

Oct 24, 2019
Beware of This Website

Springs School officials put families on guard this week about a website called Omegle, which connects internet users to strangers for the purpose of anonymous chatting.

Oct 24, 2019
Kids Culture 10.24.19

Instead of buying more plastic Halloween decorations, how about making them from recycled materials? Families can do just that at a workshop on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton. Advance registration is required.

Oct 24, 2019
College Application Season, Yikes!

October often means pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween costumes, and baseball playoffs, but for high school seniors navigating the college admissions process, this month isn’t all fun and games.

Between filling out applications, answering multiple essay questions, building their résumés, taking tests, and just being normal kids, college application season is tough for many.

Oct 17, 2019
Five Tips for College-Bound Students

"Be as vocal as possible in asking for help,” said Anabel Graff, a college essay coach.

Oct 17, 2019
East Hampton High School: Big Projects Ahead

The East Hampton School Board on Tuesday began prioritizing capital projects the district will likely take on in the near future, identifying the high school’s artificial turf athletic field, auditorium, and commercial kitchen as possibilities.

Oct 17, 2019
A Visit From the Sag Harbor Village Mayor

It’s a toss-up who got more out of Kathleen Mulcahy’s visit to the Sag Harbor Elementary School fifth-grade science classes last week — the kids, or the Sag Harbor mayor herself.

Oct 17, 2019