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Putting the Fizz in Phys Ed

During the pandemic, physical education teachers here have jumped through some hoops in order to keep students safe while at the same time active.

Feb 11, 2021
Students Test Negative, but Travel Is a Worry

A round of Covid-19 testing for East Hampton High School athletes and a more general testing session at the Springs School have turned up good results for both schools, officials announced this week.

Feb 11, 2021
Pierson High School Surveying Students

"Over the past few weeks, there has been a significant decrease in the number of high school students attending in-person," Brittany Carriero, the school principal, said in an email to families.

Feb 10, 2021
Amagansett Budget a 'Moving Target'

The Amagansett School Board last week reviewed a second draft of next year's school budget, which is proposed at $11.9 million, up from this year's $11.37 million. If the district moves forward with the version presented, the year-over-year spending increase would be 4.7 percent.

Feb 10, 2021
Calendar Decision Postponed by Springs Board

Expressing concerns over the timeline of the district's major renovation and expansion project, the Springs School Board and administration on Monday postponed approving the official 2021-22 school calendar.

Feb 10, 2021
New Springs School Principal Appointed

"The district did not have to search far for an individual who is intelligent, hard-working, curriculum focused, dedicated, and always puts students first," Debra Winter, the district superintendent, said during Monday's school board meeting.

Feb 10, 2021
Kids Culture 02.11.21

More activities for kids and teens from the folks at the East Hampton, John Jermain, and Montauk libraries.

Feb 10, 2021
Kids Culture: Winter Break Edition

Here's what's coming up for kids during the February school vacation.

Feb 10, 2021
Pierson Athletes' Petition Falls Short

Sag Harbor's Board of Education, faced with a student petition to overturn a recent decision by the district superintendent, Jeff Nichols, not to let Pierson High student-athletes compete this winter in "high-risk" sports, once again seconded the superintendent at a meeting Monday night.

Feb 10, 2021
Springs School Covid Testing Shows Zero Positives

In the first of two rounds of Covid-19 testing at the Springs School, there were no positive results in the 55 people tested, the school district announced Monday.

Feb 8, 2021
Winter Sports Season Is Warming Up

Following the county's okay of certain "high-risk" school sports, East Hampton High's boys and girls basketball teams and Bridgehampton's boys team are set to play games, but East Hampton's wrestling team will work out only intramurally this year and will not compete with against other teams.

Feb 5, 2021
Lessons for Aspiring Gymnasts

Nissa Larsen, a local gymnastics pro, is offering private one-hour lessons at home for $125 per child and $25 for each additional child. Perfect for getting out any pent-up quarantine energy, said Ms. Larsen, who wants kids to "get creative with exercise."

Feb 4, 2021