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Junior Lifeguard Testing Begins

East Hampton Town’s junior lifeguard training, evaluation, and testing in advance of the summer junior lifeguard program for kids 9 to 15 is underway at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter on Sundays. All new and returning participants are required to attend.

Mar 7, 2024
Sag Harbor School Budget May Top $50 Million

If the numbers shake out the way they were presented during Monday’s meeting of the Sag Harbor School Board, the district could see its 2024-25 budget top $50 million for the first time — but still stay under the state-mandated cap on tax-levy increases.

Mar 7, 2024
Foundation Levels the College Playing Field

The Level Playing Field Foundation, which first began granting scholarships to East Hampton High School students two years ago to defray the costs of college counseling, college visits, and test-prep tutoring, awarded another round of scholarships on Saturday, valued at roughly $3,800 per student.

Mar 7, 2024
Wainscott School District Is in Better Fiscal Shape

Things are looking up for the Wainscott School District, which at this time last year was confronting a budget deficit of close to $1 million and floating an over-the-tax-cap spending plan for the 2023-24 school year. Board members and administrators said this week they may not need to pierce the cap this year.

Feb 29, 2024
Kids Culture for February 29, 2024

Whisker and Brush, an art school in Amagansett, has a new session of classes for kids starting on Monday. Plus: movies in two languages, origami lessons, science and technology activities, pottery for children, and more.

Feb 29, 2024
At East Hampton High School, a New Trip Into Broadway’s Past

The curtain rises Friday on East Hampton’s production of the classic musical comedy “Anything Goes,” starring some veteran East Hampton theater performers as well as some fresh, new faces.

Feb 29, 2024
A School Program to Draw Volunteer Ambulance Recruits

Separate from all the strife that has surrounded the East Hampton Village Ambulance Association the last year and a half has been a discussion about how best to recruit new members to bolster an aging volunteer pool. One method of recruitment that could prove most successful is an emergency medical services club for students at East Hampton High School.

Feb 29, 2024
Springs Notebook: How Alice Does Her Homework

Have you ever juggled many different activities at one time? At Springs School the cast of the musical “Alice in Wonderland Jr.” has been feeling the pressure of managing play rehearsals, schoolwork, and attending school clubs they like to take part in.

Feb 29, 2024
Springs School Gets Some Help From the Neighbors

For the remainder of the 2023-24 school year, the Springs School District will have help in its business office from two neighboring districts, coming at a critical time — budget development season.

Feb 29, 2024
LTV Studios, C.C.O.M. Seek Scholarship Candidates

Two local community organizations, LTV Studios and Concerned Citizens of Montauk, have announced that they are once again offering college scholarships to deserving high school seniors.

Feb 22, 2024
Top Two Bonackers Named

Many years of diligent academic efforts have paid off for Nicholas Cooper and Leah Fromm, who have just been named East Hampton High School’s 2024 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.

Feb 22, 2024
Kids Culture for Feb. 22, 2024

Plenty of fun activities for kids and teens are planned for the coming week. From movies to crafts to science and even a teen "time capsule," here's the rundown.

Feb 22, 2024