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Sag Harbor Receives Donation for Diverse and Inclusive Books

In collaboration with the John Jermain Memorial Library, the donation allowed the school to buy more than 125 books promoting "a better understanding of people, how others live, and cultures other than our own," said Betty Reynoso, the assistant principal, who co-chairs the school district's diversity and inclusion committee.

Jan 28, 2021
Kids Culture 1.28.21

The New York Hysterical Society will host another round of comedy classes for children ages 10 to 16 in February through the Southampton Cultural Center.

Jan 28, 2021
As Suffolk Okays High-Risk Sports, Some Schools Remain Cautious

Following the big new this week that "high-risk" sports, namely boys and girls basketball, wrestling, and competitive cheerleading, could begin a foreshortened season on Monday, South Fork school districts grappled with whether that was in their students' best interests.

Jan 27, 2021
Registration for Springs Prekindergarten Is Open

For children residing in the Springs School District who will be 4 years old on or before Dec. 1 this year, registration for the district’s prekindergarten program in the 2021-22 school year is officially open.

Jan 26, 2021
'High-Risk' High School Sports in Play Again in Suffolk

High-risk high school sports including wrestling, basketball, and competitive cheerleading can resume again in Suffolk, County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday. The season will run from Feb. 1 through Feb. 27.

Jan 25, 2021
Springs School to Conduct Covid Testing

On two Wednesdays in Feburary, the school will offer tests to students and staff who have indicated their willingness. Like many schools, Springs has been plagued by Covid-related disruptions and staff and student quarantines.

Jan 25, 2021
John Marshall Elementary to Be All Remote for Another Week

East Hampton High School and Middle School will return to their usual hybrid learning plan starting Monday, but the John M. Marshall Elementary School will continue with remote learning through at least Friday, Jan. 29.

Jan 22, 2021
East Hampton's Winter Sports Season Delayed Again

East Hampton High's winter sports seasons were still on hold as of this week, the second week in a row that the school's students were learning remotely. "It hurts — they were just getting into a routine, and then were cut off."

Jan 22, 2021
Education Foundation Taking Proposals for Mini-Grants

The Greater East Hampton Education Foundation has extended the deadline for schools to submit applications for its mini grant program, which provides students with educational opportunities that fall outside school budgets.

Jan 21, 2021
Kids Culture 01.21.21

Art workshops, nature walks, a reading challenge, and more coming up for babies, kids, and teens.

Jan 21, 2021
It's Official — East Hampton Has a New Superintendent

The East Hampton School Board on Tuesday formally promoted Adam Fine, the high school's former principal who became assistant superintendent this year, to the role of superintendent for the 2021-22 school year.

Jan 21, 2021
Schools Face Tax Cap Challenges

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli last week announced that the state-imposed cap on tax levy increases for schools will be 1.23 percent this year, which heralds the start of public schools' budget discussions for the 2021-22 school year.

Jan 21, 2021