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Kids Culture 10.17.19

As Halloween approaches, the Amagansett Library is inviting kids to help decorate the library on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. and on Sunday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. High school students can earn community service hours for helping out.

Oct 17, 2019
Students Take a Stand Against Vaping

Teen vaping addiction extends beyond the South Fork to school hallways, bathrooms, and buses across the nation, but a group of students and administrators here decided that East Hampton and Southampton would be good places to start tackling the issue.

Oct 10, 2019
Students Take a Stand Against Vaping

Teen vaping addiction extends beyond the South Fork to school hallways, bathrooms, and buses across the nation, but a group of students and administrators here decided that East Hampton and Southampton would be good places to start tackling the issue.

Oct 10, 2019
Longer Recess Pays Big Dividends

The research spoke so loudly that Beth Doyle and Russell Morgan heard it as a mandate: More recess time is better for students, even if it means sacrificing a bit of classroom time to make it happen.

Oct 10, 2019
Kids Put Forgotten Fruits and Veggies to Good Use

Last year while working for his parents’ pool company, Egan Barzilay noticed that there were vegetables and fruit hanging from branches in the gardens at the houses where he worked, seemingly abandoned or forgotten by homeowners who had left for the season.

Oct 10, 2019
Sag Harbor School District Will Seek Interim Supe

With the retirement of its superintendent about three months away, the Sag Harbor School Board agreed Monday, on the recommendation of the recruitment firm leading the search process, that it would seek an interim superintendent until a permanent successor can be found.

Oct 10, 2019
Kids Culture 10.10.19

On Sunday at 2:30 p.m., the library will host a story time with cookies for all ages. Spooky slime will be the project of the day for kids in sixth grade and up on Tuesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m., and pumpkin decorating is in store during a family activity on Friday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m.

Oct 10, 2019
Some History While You Wait

A cheerful, new seaside-theme mural in the front hallway of the school has added yet another educational element for the children, an Amagansett educator said this week.

Oct 3, 2019
Kids Culture 10.03.19

Apple pie will be on the menu for some families on Saturday evening after a family pie-making workshop at the Montauk Library with the Baking Coach that afternoon from 2 to 4. Participants need only a rolling pin; everything else will be provided. They will take prepared pies home to bake.

Oct 3, 2019
Less Homework Time, More Family Time

The Springs School has begun promoting family togetherness over homework for students.

Eric Casale, the longtime Springs principal, announced on Sept. 16 that teachers have agreed to refrain from assigning homework on the first Friday of each month so that students and their parents or guardians can enjoy a “family fun Friday” free of school obligations.

Sep 26, 2019
Two Schools Plan Anti-Vaping Town Halls

School administrators have announced two town hall-style meetings about the dangers of vaping. The first is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at East Hampton High School, followed by a Southampton High School session next Thursday, also at 7 p.m.

Sep 26, 2019
New Director for Eleanor Whitmore Center

Robyn Mott knows she has big shoes to fill — kind, caring shoes that were once worn by Maureen Wikane, the late longtime administrative director of the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton.

Sep 26, 2019