Education

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Judy D’Mello
The Hetrick-Martin Institute, the oldest and largest nonprofit agency to provide social services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its annual School’s Out gala next Saturday, June 16, at the East Hampton home of Lisa and James Cohen.
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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
Approximately 19 billion pounds of plastic waste ends up in the world’s oceans every year. Several ocean conservancy groups have cautioned that if we keep polluting at the current rate there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050.
Judy D’Mello
A swim-a-thon on Saturday at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, in which 95 middle school-age girls will participate, will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. as a benefit for I-Tri, a nonprofit program that promotes leadership and life skills for girls through encouragement and athletics.
Judy D’Mello
Jerel D. Cokley has been appointed the new assistant superintendent for business for the East Hampton School District. Mr. Cokley will start on July 2, replacing Isabel Madison, who will retire in August following 14 years as the chief financial manager of the district.
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Judy D’Mello
Spending plans totaling almost $193 million for the 2018-19 academic year were approved on Tuesday by voters in school districts from Montauk to Bridgehampton. Budgets in all of those school districts came in below the state-mandated tax cap.
Judy D’Mello
Beach day, a beloved end-of-year outing many South Fork students look forward to for months, will not be on the calendar this year for sixth through eighth graders at the Springs School.
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Judy D’Mello
Voters from Montauk to Bridgehampton approved their respective school district budgets for the 2018-19 year on Tuesday.
Judy D’Mello
Every district from Montauk to Bridgehampton stays the under tax cap
Judy D’Mello
School Districts will find 15 official candidates vying for 12 open seats. The only contested races on the ballots are in East Hampton, Amagansett, and Sagaponack.
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On Monday, sixth through eighth graders at the Springs School will be introduced to #NotForMe, a sexual harassment prevention program developed in conjunction with the Retreat, a nonprofit group in East Hampton offering services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Judy D’Mello
Six short plays written and performed by East End middle school students will be presented at Stony Brook Southampton’s Avram Theater on Saturday at 7 p.m. It is the culminating event of the 2018 Young Artists and Writers Project, or YAWP, for middle schoolers.
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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.