Aspiramos, a recently formed nonprofit entity, will host its first Latino film festival on Friday, March 16, at Southampton High School, with screenings of “Mi Gran Noche,” a comedy about Latino traditions of New Year’s Eve, at 6:30 p.m. and “Neruda,” a biographical drama about the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, at 8:30. Tickets are available at the door for $10.
As students across the country stage walkouts on Wednesday, the one-month anniversary of the shooting in Parkland, Fla., the Springs School is planning its own organized event and other schools are considering how to handle students’ participation.
Due to a more than 20-percent decline in student enrollment at the John M. Marshall Elementary School over the past four years, the East Hampton School Board is considering moving the district’s prekindergarten program to the elementary school building for the first time.
In its Feb. 15 edition, The Star erroneously reported that Alexander Pintado was East Hampton High School’s first Latino valedictorian. Nick, as he is known, actually is the school’s second valedictorian of Latino heritage. The first was J. Sebastian Pineda, in 2006
According to Niche, an online education review and ranking system, the East Hampton School District ranked 30 out of 55 schools in Suffolk County for safety, while Southampton was ranked as the number-one safest school on the list. Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton placed 41st and 42nd, respectively.
The Children’s Museum of the East End’s Engineer’s Club will gather for science, technology, engineering and math activities on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. The drop-off program is for children 5 to 9. The cost is $12, but members can take part today.
On March 6, taxpayers in the Springs School District will head to the polls to approve or reject the funds needed for a major expansion of the school, which was built for 350 students but currently serves 734.
There are 59 diagnosed cases of ADNP in the U.S. and 146 worldwide. This extremely rare neurodevelopmental disorder is caused by a mutation in the activity-dependent neuroprotective protein gene that regulates brain formation, development, and function.