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Reopening Planning Is Underway at Local Schools

A return to in-person attendance at school in September is a real possibility and school officials here are hard at work putting plans into place for such a reopening, but whether it will happen remains to be seen as Covid-19 numbers continue to fluctuate.

Jul 16, 2020
Test Prep and College Essay Help for High Schoolers

High school students, particularly rising seniors, can get help preparing college essays and studying for the SAT.

Jul 16, 2020
One More Hurdle in Sag Harbor

The Sag Harbor School Board voted during a special meeting on July 2 to spend $341,000 to construct a new retaining wall behind the Sag Harbor Learning Center.

Jul 16, 2020
Children's Museum of the East End to Reopen in Early August

CMEE will officially reopen to the public on Aug. 3, a Monday. Families will be able to make online reservations for two-hour blocks of time. The museum has enriched its outdoor offerings with games like Giant Jenga and made its miniature golf course free with the price of admission. 

Jul 16, 2020
Kids Culture 07.16

Did you know there's a flying trapeze school during the summer in Bridgehampton? Also: creative prompts for kids and virtual art studio tours.

Jul 16, 2020
Teen Summer Art Show Seeks Entrants

The East Hampton Library is planning a virtual art exhibit to showcase the work of local teens, and has put out a call for entrants.

Jul 13, 2020
Two Administrators Retire, With Thanks and Fresh Plans

Robert Tymann and Tim Frazier have arrived at retirement on different career paths, but what they have in common is a commitment to education — and a commitment to staying local.

Jul 9, 2020
Graduates Make the Best of 'Perfectly Imperfect' Day

The theme of last weekend's high school graduation celebrations was pomp and strange circumstances, as the senior class of 2020 again did what it has had to do for the last four months — adapt.

Because of Covid-19 they all had to cover their faces, and many had to cover their heads from pouring rain. Traditions felt a little bit different, but then there were things that didn't change, like the decoration of graduation caps and the receipt of diplomas.

Jul 2, 2020
Teens Make Abstract Videos for Guild Hall

The latest project by Guild Hall’s Teen Arts Council interprets the world of quarantine and the process of reopening amid the Covid-19 pandemic through the eyes — and camera lenses — of local youth.

Jul 2, 2020
Kids Culture 7.02.20

This week's offerings for kids and teens include Bingo, trivia, a drive-in movie, comedy classes, and story time.

Jul 2, 2020
Photos: Pomp and Strange Circumstances for East Hampton Graduation

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the East Hampton High School Class of 2020 traded graduation walks for rides at their drive-up commencement ceremony on Friday. The ceremony went off without a hitch, and 225 graduates received diplomas.

Jun 26, 2020
Ross Senior Wins Billie Jean King Youth Award

Ally Friedman, who for the past three years at the Ross School in East Hampton has been using tennis as a vehicle through which to boost her 7 through 12-year-old female students' self-esteem, health, and resilience, is one of seven young people from across the country to have won a Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award, which includes a $10,000 scholarship.

Jun 25, 2020