05/22/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Young ‘architects’ in Michael Cox’s fifth grade class show off their projects that demonstrated not only creativity, but the mathematics they learned to successfully complete their models. They are (from left) Jerry Card, Riley Renault, Emmett Cummings and Olivia Overstreet. Parents will get to view the projects and hear from the students on Friday between 1:15 and 2:30.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Young ‘architects’ in Michael Cox’s fifth grade class show off their projects that demonstrated not only creativity, but mathematics. They are (from left) Jerry Card, Riley Renault, Emmett Cummings and Olivia Overstreet. Parents view the projects and hear from the today  between 1:15 and 2:30.

You can memorize times tables and various mathematical formulas, but fourth and fifth grade math and science teacher Michael Cox thought there must be a better way. (more…)

05/19/15 9:39pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Delighted Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik had a wine grin as he learned that his first budget in the district had garnered an 82 percent approval.

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Delighted Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik had a wide smile as he learned that his first budget in the district had garnered an 82 percent approval.

Shelter Island residents gave a solid endorsement to the school district’s $11 million budget today and elected Susan Binder and Kathleen Lynch to three-year terms on the Board of Education. (more…)

05/12/15 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Shelter Island School Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott was among six faculty members who received tenure from the Board of Education.

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Shelter Island School Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott was among six faculty members who received tenure from the Board of Education at its meeting Monday night. Also on the agenda was a busing issue.

It was a celebratory Board of Education meeting Monday night as six faculty members were granted tenure. (more…)