The Springs School District is projecting a $1.067 million increase in its budget for the 2019-20 school year over this year, its business administrator, Michael Henery, told the school board during its second budget workshop meeting on Monday.
When the curtain rises Friday night on the East Hampton High School production of “Les Misérables,” it will be the culmination of more than three months of intense work for the 80-plus students involved.
Company dancers from Dancehampton in East Hampton had their most successful competition yet in West Islip two weeks ago, winning dozens of top awards and earning Dancehampton a Studio of Excellence Award in the secondary level at the Kids Artistic Revue regional competition.
Members of the winter 2019 Teen Leadership Project, sponsored by the Retreat, will help lead a workshop Thursday night at the East Hampton Library that includes exercises like Choose Your Own Ending, which asks attendees to imagine different scenarios that can head off teen dating violence.
After operating their Blocks, Trucks + Art workshops and BMX programs out of a retooled 18-wheeler at the Hayground School for four summers, the husband-and-wife team of Jeff Mayer and Angela De Vincenzo have opened a brick-and-mortar gallery and workshop space in Sag Harbor where they can offer children’s programming all year long.
Sixth to eighth-grade student “ambassadors” in the Springs School’s Diversity Institute on Thursday will welcome a Holocaust survivor who was only 12 when Nazi soldiers came to her Budapest home and took away her parents and brother.