Education

Judy D’Mello
Adam Osterweil, an eighth-grade English language arts teacher at the Springs School and a Springs resident, has published “The Creepy Dungeon,” his sixth book, which reads more like a game. Young readers can embark on an interactive adventure full of puzzles and challenges that can be completed on the book’s website.
Judy D’Mello
Montauk School’s proposed budget for 2018-19, approved by the school board last Wednesday, is almost $19.8 million, up from this year’s $18.8 million.
Star Staff
The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter is hosting a healthy kids day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can climb the rock wall, do science, technology, engineering, and math activities, as well as sports and arts and crafts. There will be a bounce castle and family swim time, among other activities, all offered at no charge.
Judy D’Mello
For one East Hampton High School senior, responses from his desired schools came in: Yale, yes. Brown, yes. Cornell, yes. University of Pennsylvania, yes. Columbia, yes. Dartmouth, yes. Princeton . . . not yet.
Judy D’Mello
The Amagansett School budget, adopted by the school board last week, is about $10.7 million and reflects a $73,421 increase over this year’s.
Star Staff
The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton will hold an open house on Monday at 6 p.m. to discuss its prekindergarten programs for 3 and 4-year-olds and its toddler programs.
Carissa Katz
Administrators at the Ross School announced on Friday that the school will move its pre-nursery-through-sixth-grade program to its East Hampton campus on Goodfriend Drive for the 2018-19 school year, closing its lower school campus in Bridgehampton.
Judy D’Mello
Amy Van Scoyoc, the daughter of Peter Van Scoyoc, the East Hampton Town supervisor, and Marilyn Van Scoyoc, a retired band director at East Hampton High School, was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to further her research into the effects of land use and development on Lyme disease.
Star Staff

Star Staff
Local Education Notes
Carissa Katz
The Ross School announced on Friday that the school will move its pre-nursery-through-sixth-grade program to its East Hampton campus for the 2018-19 school year, closing its lower school campus in Bridgehampton.
Judy D’Mello
In less than six weeks, on May 15, voters in school districts across the state will head to the polls to cast their ballots on next year’s budgets and board member elections.
Star Staff
A book talk for future biologists ages 6 and up will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. More ...
Judy D’Mello
I-Tri, which promotes leadership and life skills for girls, is looking for women who have achieved success in their adult lives to volunteer as speakers and mentors.
Judy D’Mello
Tenzin Yignyen, or Lama Tenzin, a teacher of Tibetan Buddhism who has been visiting the Ross School for the last 14 years, says the American education system places far too much importance on producing smarter human beings. "But what about good human beings?"
Judy D’Mello
At the John M. Marshall Elementary School a new optional enrichment series introduces kids to guest speakers from the community who share their expertise -- and maybe even a pony -- during lunch and recess periods.