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New Wainscott Clerk Is Familiar Smiling Face

Many people know Norma Bushman, the new district clerk for the Wainscott School, from her 15 years at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, where she was most recently as the aquatics director.

Aug 20, 2020
This Year, a Puppeteer Is 'KidFest'

Liz Joyce, founder of the award-winning Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre, is having a busy summer.

Aug 20, 2020
Project for All Says 'Shopping Is Donating'

A new local nonprofit is bringing together graphic designers, artists, and student activists to raise money for communities and groups affected by Covid-19.

Aug 20, 2020
Schools Holding State-Mandated Q&A Sessions for Parents

As directed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Aug. 7, local school districts are holding information sessions to give parents and guardians a chance to ask questions about their reopening plans.

Aug 17, 2020
All Schools Can Reopen, But Formats Differ

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact all aspects of life, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Aug. 7 gave schools in New York State the green light to reopen, pending approval of their individual education plans and the scheduling of open comment sessions with parents and teachers.

Aug 13, 2020
Education Briefs 08.13.20

Bus Agreement Extended

The Sag Harbor School Board last week signed an intermunicipal agreement with the Sagaponack School District to serve as the school bus provider taking Sagaponack students to their respective schools. An extension of a previous agreement, this means the 2020-21 school year will be the third that Sag Harbor is responsible for transporting all of Sagaponack's students.

Aug 12, 2020
Kids Culture 08.13

Liz Joyce of Goat on a Boat Puppet Theater returns to Guild Hall on Wednesday for a performance of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale — with a twist.

Aug 12, 2020
Best-in-Country Infection Rate Means Schools Can Reopen, Governor Says

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday gave schools in New York State the green light to reopen, pending approval of their individual education plans and the scheduling of open comment sessions with parents and teachers.

Aug 7, 2020
Waiting List for Language Classes in East Hampton

Forty-three student applications were received for the dual-language kindergarten program at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton. Only 24 seats were available.

Aug 6, 2020
Kids Culture 08.06

For kids this week: a sci-fi movie screening, puppet shows, a Harry Potter trivia contest, and a really big paper dragon.

Aug 6, 2020
Many Unknowns as Schools Unveil Reopening Plans

South Fork school district officials have been working nonstop over the last several weeks to determine reopening plans, which were due in to the state by July 31, but regardless of the details, all of the plans may as well have a big asterisk on the first page, because Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is expected to make a big school-related announcement Friday.

Aug 5, 2020
Sagaponack School May Need More Space for Student Influx

The Sagaponack School has received so many new student inquiries over the last several weeks that the chief school administrator is searching for extra space to supplement the Little Red Schoolhouse's own classrooms.

Aug 4, 2020