At an Amagansett School Board meeting on Tuesday, School Superintendent Eleanor Tritt announced that the kindergarten-through-sixth-grade school had placed second on a list of the best elementary schools in Suffolk County.
Schoolchildren diagnosed with dyslexia will now receive a specific classification when schools develop individualized education plans for them, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law dyslexia legislation co-sponsored by Mr. Thiele.
Lisa Seff, a veteran science teacher at the Springs School, was on top of the world on Monday. While many here may have felt on top of the world in Labor Day’s perfect weather, Ms. Seff was actually there.
The contract for the sale of the Springs-Fireplace Road property where the East Hampton School District plans to build a much-discussed bus depot has not yet been signed by East Hampton Town, as it awaits the results of a required State Environmental Quality Review Act study.
Since the notion of reincarnation looms large in India, it might be safe to say that Debra McCall, the director of teacher certification and professional development at the Ross School in East Hampton, could have been Indian in another life.
At a special meeting Tuesday evening, the East Hampton School Board solicited applause from those in attendance when it unanimously agreed to buy a site for a bus depot on Springs-Fireplace Road from East Hampton Town for $2.3 million, pending voter approval.