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East Hampton Names New School Board Member

Justine O'Mara Limonius, a graduate of East Hampton High School who now has two children attending the John M. Marshall Elementary School, has been appointed to fill the vacant seat on the East Hampton School Board.

Nov 12, 2020
College Essay Help From Library

The John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor has an online college essay workshop planned for tomorrow from 4 to 5 p.m., promising tricks and tips for writing college admissions essays.

Nov 12, 2020
Boosting School Bus Safety

The East Hampton and Springs School Districts have opted into a Suffolk County program meant to improve bus safety for students, administrators said on Tuesday.

Nov 12, 2020
January Regents Exams Canceled

The Board of Regents, which oversees public education in the state, will meet in December to plan out graduation requirements for those high school students who were counting on taking the January exams to graduate.

Nov 12, 2020
Kids Culture 11.12

Project Most activities, a makeup class for teens and adults, family art activities, and more.

Nov 12, 2020
Next Phase of School Year Will Hinge on Families' Guidance

School districts are using online surveys to gauge how their families are feeling about school attendance and whether they prefer in-person, remote, or hybrid learning. Their answers will help shape the coming months.

Nov 12, 2020
New Covid Quarantines, Closures in Schools

By Monday morning, South Fork school districts had reported three more cases of Covid-19 diagnosed since Friday. The affected districts are Montauk, Sag Harbor, and East Hampton.

Nov 9, 2020
More Covid Cases at Local Schools

Two entire classrooms of children at the John M. Marshall Elementary School are in quarantine through Nov. 19 after two cases of Covid-19 were confirmed among fifth-grade students this week. Additionally, two more cases have been diagnosed among East Hampton High School students, and one among the support staff at the Wainscott School.

Nov 6, 2020
Former Business Official Returns to Sag Harbor School District

Jennifer Buscemi, a previous full-time business administrator for the Sag Harbor School District who later became a consultant to the district, will return in a full-time capacity starting Dec. 1.

Nov 5, 2020
Saving and Spending at the Springs School

The Springs School Board on Monday approved two resolutions to address a $2.3 million budget surplus leftover from the 2019-20 school year.

Nov 5, 2020
Teen Arts Zine to Debut

Guild Hall's Teen Arts Council is partnering with The East Hampton Star on a new publication called TIC-TAC-TOE: A Teen Zine, that will be produced by and for teenagers and will be published three times next year.

Nov 5, 2020
Springs Adds Live-Streaming, More In-Person Learning

Springs School District officials on Monday announced that the school will soon start offering in-person instruction to larger groups of students four days per week instead of two, and in the interim will begin live-streaming classroom lessons.

Nov 4, 2020