Education

Johnette Howard
School officials and consultants explained the confluence of events that is sending the district back to residents on Thursday for a vote to approve an additional $4.7 million in funding for renovation and expansion of the school, on top of the $24.7 million that voters greenlighted two years ago.
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Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
Carissa Katz
Nearly two years after winning approval for a $24.7 million expansion and renovation project, the Bridgehampton School District will ask voters next Thursday for permission to borrow an additional $4.7 million to bring the project to fruition.
Carissa Katz
The newly waxed floors glistened in the empty hallways of the Springs School on Friday as a handful of teachers readied classrooms for the start of the school year on Tuesday, when 681 kindergarten through eighth-grade students are expected back on campus, with another 39 set to attend the district’s prekindergarten program at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton.
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In the final puppet show of the Goat on a Boat summer series at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, the Puppet Art Theater Company of California will present “Three Billy Goats Gruff” on Saturday.
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In the waning days of summer vacation, the East Hampton Library’s programs for kids are not slowing down a bit, with movies, yoga, magic, music, and arts and crafts filling the calendar this week.
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The Perfect Earth Project, MM Fine Art in Southampton will open “17,” an exhibition of photographs by Joey Farrell, Camp SoulGrow in Montauk has a day trip to Block Island planned for kids 7 and older on Monday. The Children’s Museum of the East End and Hamptons Chess will host the museum’s fourth annual Chessfest. Summer may be winding down, but the activities for kids at East Hampton Library are not.
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The biggest of East Hampton Library’s offerings for kids this week is its annual children’s fair. Goat on a Boat’s puppet theater series continues at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. Bay Street is also offering a series of teen master classes this month. At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, a drawing course for children 10 and older.
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The Hudson Vagabond Puppets promise kids “a musical trip through the wonders of prehistory.” Soap, goats, and creatures of the night are on tap this week at the East Hampton Library. There’s plenty for kids to do at the smaller libraries this week, too.
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Acrobatics, physical comedy, out-of-the-box choreography, and “experiments in human architecture” have been promised for Wednesday when Galumpha performs at Guild Hall at 5 p.m.
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A yellow character from the sun, llamas, butterflies, and yoga. There's a lot going on to keep the younger set busy.
Carissa Katz
The Springs School will receive $1.33 million in New York State grant money to install a new nitrogen-reducing wastewater treatment system, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's office announced on Monday.
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The Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack will play host to a variety of children’s happenings this summer.
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Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
Judy D’Mello
The deaths of the fashion designer Kate Spade and the celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, both of whom committed suicide earlier this month, are the latest markers of what is being called a national public health crisis.
Judy D’Mello
Seventy-six years to the day — June 13 — when a Nazi submarine ran aground on a sandbar off Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett, third graders at the John M. Marshall Elementary School got a history lesson, as well as a few drama tips, when their teacher, David Cataletto, took them to the place where all the action had unfolded, the Amagansett Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station museum on Atlantic Avenue.