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Pandemic-Induced Enrollment Spikes? Not Yet, Local School Officials Say

School superintendents interviewed this week said that while they have fielded some inquiries from newly arriving families, they were largely informal in nature — and nowhere near as numerous as repeated on the social media grapevine.

Mike Semkus Memorial Workout Area Now Open To The Public

Nestled behind Pierson High School now sits “The Mike Semkus Memorial Workout Area,” which has officially been opened to the public after temporary postponement of construction.

New East Hampton Principal Ready To Take The Reins

Mr. Crenshaw will replace Adam Fine when Mr. Fine moves up to the position of assistant superintendent on July 1.

Jeff Nichols to Be Named Next School Superintendent in Sag Harbor

The Sag Harbor School District Board of Education will vote on Monday, May 11, on the appointment of Jeff Nichols as the district's next Superintendent of Schools, the district announced in an email on Thursday.

Schools Get Creative To Stay Connected With Students, Community

local district administrators, teachers and staff are going above and beyond to stay connected to their students

Schools Scramble To Prepare For Graduation And Upcoming Budget, Board Votes

East Hampton and other school districts are scrambling to finalize plans for graduations, find a way to equitably grade the work of students who have been studying from home since mid-March, and figure out how to hold mail-in-ballot-only budget and school board votes after Governor Andrew Cuomo last week ordered schools to remain closed through the academic year.

East Hampton Names New High School Principal

The East Hampton School Board was expected to appoint James Crenshaw as a replacement for high school principal Adam Fine on Tuesday.

Virtual i-tri Program Keeps Girls Empowered During Crisis

As schools and businesses closed and families across the country were told to socially isolate to protect themselves and healthcare systems from the COVID-19 virus outbreak, the East End nonprofit’s mission never felt more relevant, said founder Theresa Roden, with team leaders working quickly in mid-March to develop an online program for 144 adolescent girls across 11 East End school districts, from Mastic to Montauk.

School Administrators Prepare For Likelihood That Schools Won’t Reopen

Superintendents, principals, counselors and teachers across the East End are preparing for the likelihood that students will finish out the current school year at home.

Sag Harbor Historical Society, Library Document The Age Of COVID-19

Sag Harbor Historical Society, Library Document The Age Of COVID-19

School Districts See A Narrow Window For Budget Votes

Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered districts to refrain from holding budget and school board votes until at least June 1.

North Haven Woman’s Camper Will Be Home For St. James Healthcare Worker

North Haven Woman's Camper Will Be Home For St. James Healthcare Worker

Principal Makes Special Delivery To Bridgehampton Elementary School Students

Bridgehampton School Principal Michael Miller climbed on a school bus that brought him to the homes of every student in the district’s elementary school, where he delivered a new Chromebook computer for each student.

Distance Learning More Of A Challenge For Kids With Special Needs

Across the country, parents and teachers are grappling with maintaining a sense of normalcy as education has moved entirely online and in-home, leaving students to navigate an endless portal of Zoom video calls, YouTube lessons and Google Doc assignments that have become status quo — except for the nearly 7 million students nationwide who have a disability.

Unsung Heroes Continue to Staff East End Disability In the Face of COVID-19

Having emerged on the South and North Forks as a significant and deadly presence, the novel coronavirus has forced the region’s disability agencies to shutter day programming, cancel all special events and, worse, impose a mandatory lockdown for residences — a difficult concept for many of the residents to grasp.

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