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Good Marks for East Hampton

The East Hampton School District has passed its annual audit with flying colors. During a school board meeting on Tuesday, its auditor, Jeffrey Jones of the EFPR Group, said the district had earned an "unmodified opinion," the best possible outcome.

Oct 7, 2021
Kids Culture 09.30.21

Dance and theater programming, jazz education day, card making and community service opportunities for teens, and more kid-friendly activities are coming up this week.

Sep 30, 2021
At East Hampton High, a New Place to Cook Up Something Great

East Hampton High School's newest classroom isn't the lecturing sort of learning environment. It's a hands-on home for a new culinary arts program: a commercial kitchen lab that will be used to teach and practice cooking, baking, and other aspects of the hospitality industry, readying students for real-world careers in a field high in demand here on the East End.

Sep 30, 2021
Kids Culture 09.23.21

Bay Street Theater's latest kids' classes are on Shakespeare and musical theater. Children ages 7 to 13 will take on a junior version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. in Sag Harbor starting this weekend and running through Nov. 13.

Sep 23, 2021
Springs School Starts the Year Shiny and New

The Springs School District has finished the bulk of its $23 million renovation and expansion project — meaning its 707 students have a lot more space to stretch their learning legs.

Sep 23, 2021
Housing Crisis Hits Home for Schools

The East Hampton School District has a homework assignment for local government leaders and community members: Brainstorm solutions to a teacher-and-staff shortage that's projected only to get worse because of the lack of affordable housing options here.

Sep 23, 2021
In Bridgehampton, a Fresh Start to the Year

Students started the academic year in sparkling spaces, many of which were not available to them last year when the nearly $30 million construction project was going on.

Sep 16, 2021
New Energy at Safe in Sag Harbor

The coordinator position for the nonprofit organization Safe in Sag Harbor had been open for a few months when Randy Hansen stepped in — and stepped up.

Sep 16, 2021
Surfing as Therapy With A Walk on Water

Children with special needs and their families got a chance to experience the healing power of the ocean on Saturday at A Walk on Water's surf therapy event at Ditch Plain in Montauk.

Sep 16, 2021
Kids Culture 09.16.21

From family art workshops to library events and nature activities, kids and teens have lots of fun things they can do.

Sep 16, 2021
New Energy at Safe in Sag Harbor

The coordinator position for the nonprofit organization Safe in Sag Harbor had been open for a few months when Randy Hansen stepped in — and stepped up.

Sep 16, 2021
What Kids Know and What Teachers Teach About 9/11

During and after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, people relied on newspapers, broadcast news, editorials, and documentary films to deepen their understanding of what was happening. Adults were living the reality of what is now a lesson learned by children in schools, where age-appropriate textbooks, worksheets, assignments, and classroom discussions are underscored by the teachers' own experiences and sensitivity.

Sep 9, 2021