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Mediation May Replace Suspension at Springs School

A new approach to disciplinary action is on the horizon in the Springs School District, where administrators are looking to adopt "restorative practices" in which students themselves play a role in determining the outcome of incidents.

Aug 12, 2021
Construction on Schedule in Springs

The Springs School District's construction management firm, Park East, reported Monday that there are still quite a few items left on its to-do list in the ongoing expansion and renovation project, but that it is on schedule and slated to be done before students return on Sept. 9.

Aug 12, 2021
Masks for All in School After Suffolk Steps Up With Guidance

The county's guidelines closely mirror those of the federal Centers for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics. They include universal mask wearing indoors for all, even those students and staff members who have already received vaccines; masks will not be required outdoors.

Aug 12, 2021
A Dual Language Program in Montauk?

The Montauk School is in the early stages of exploring a dual language program that would level up students' fluency in Spanish.

Aug 12, 2021
Kids Culture 08.12.21

Guild Hall's next KidFest offering, Cirquetacular, will take place at the Children's Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton on Wednesday. Artistic acrobatic and aerial feats are sure to delight children and adults alike. Showtime is 6 p.m., and tickets are $20 for kids and $30 for adults.

Aug 12, 2021
Kids Culture 08.05.21

KidFest at Guild Hall, Shakespeare goes to camp in Amagansett, and more fun activities coming up for kids and teens.

Aug 5, 2021
Two Covid Cases Close Camp for a Week

After a child and a counselor tested positive for Covid-19, the Hayground Camp in Bridgehampton closed this week out of an abundance of caution, Doug Weitz, the camp's director, confirmed Tuesday.

Aug 5, 2021
Teen Tour Guide Brings History to Life

When Juliana Lester, a rising East Hampton High School senior, noticed that "a lot of the locals have been moving away and . . . our story is kind of slipping through our fingers," the 16-year-old decided to do her part to teach people about the village's history.

Aug 5, 2021
Masks in East Hampton Schools Again

Students and staff in the East Hampton School District — even those who are vaccinated — will begin the new school year with masks on, the school board decided on Tuesday.

Aug 5, 2021
Mashashimuet Park Talks Continue

The Sag Harbor School Board and the Mashashimuet Park board continue to hash out their differences with ongoing negotiations about the district's use of park facilities for school sports.

Jul 29, 2021
Kids Culture 07.29.21

Guild Hall will host Pirate School, "a madcap, swashbuckling comedy variety show," in person on Wednesday at 3 and 5 p.m. There will also be pirate-theme workshops before both shows, at 2 and 4 p.m., in partnership with the Golden Eagle art supply store. Tickets to the shows are $15 for children and $30 for adults, and the workshops cost $35 per child (free for member families).

Jul 29, 2021
College Essay Help at East Hampton Library

Rising high school seniors can get help on their college essays at the East Hampton Library on Saturday between 10 a.m. and noon. Those who sign up for the writing sessions, facilitated by experienced writing tutors, will receive raffle tickets for weekly prizes at the library.

Jul 22, 2021