Education

Judy D’Mello
The State Assembly has again passedd bill to secure financial aid for the roughly 4,500 undocumented students who graduate from New York high schools each year and hope to attend colleges in the state.
Star Staff
Animals from the Quogue Wildlife Refuge will be in the Amagansett Library’s community room on Saturday at 2 p.m. An array of critters, including a snake, a turtle, a bird of prey, and various creepy crawlies, will be available to meet.
Judy D’Mello
Alexander Sigua Pintado has been named valedictorian of East Hampton’s class of 2018, and Jonathan Gomez Barrientos has been chosen as the salutatorian.
Carissa Katz
The school break may be a week and a half away, but now is the time to plan for it. There are a number of options for kids who are not heading out of town for the week.
Star Staff

Judy D’Mello
Eamon Spencer from East Hampton High School offered a hard-to-get chance to study as an undergraduate in Annapolis.
Judy D’Mello
A new Adolescent Mental Health and Substance Use Task Force will consist of school officials from East Hampton, Montauk, Amagansett, Springs, and Sag Harbor, as well as clergy and representatives of police departments.
Star Staff

Judy D’Mello
Eleanor Tritt, the superintendent of the Amagansett School District, informed the school board and the community that she will not seek to extend her contract, which expires in June.
Judy D’Mello
For three South Fork high school graduates featured in this paper in June, the path to college was not the gilded walkway it is for so many young Americans. Life for this trio was defined by setbacks, and after a semester at college it seems that success can be determined by the ability to rebound.
Judy D’Mello
School officials believed they were in good standing to receive a state grant for a wastewater upgrade. By leaving an archaic "K" off the name of Accabonac Harbor in paperwork, the request was doomed, however.
Judy D’Mello
The local nonprofit youth organization I-Tri has teamed up with Long Island Against Domestic Violence, New York State Assemblywoman Christine Pellegrino, and Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn to bring Tarana Burke, the #MeToo founder, to Stony Brook University.
Star Staff
Kids ages 9 to 12 can design and build a kaleidoscope during a program at the Amagansett Library on Saturday that encourages the use of science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills.
Judy D’Mello
The former Southampton College, now run by the State University at Stony Brook, has an arts program, undergraduate and graduate courses in marine sciences and graduate and postgraduate degrees in health care technology and management on a 82-acre campus.