JULIA BRENNAN PHOTO The school district’s new business leader, Idowu K. Ogundipe, was officially hired at Monday’s Board of Education meeting. Mr. Ogundipe, who begins work here on October 4, is an account for the Uniondale Public Schools.
Christine Finn had just been sworn in as the Island’s new superintendent at the Board of Education meeting Monday night when she accepted an award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association naming Shelter Island as a “School of Distinction,” prompting her to joke “this is the only ahtletic award I will ever have.” (more…)
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High school science teacher Brittney Russo has been readying her classroom for the start of school on Wednesday.
Having summers off may be a perk many teachers enjoy, but for Brittney Russo, the Shelter Island High School science teacher admits she’s “actually looking forward to the routine” of getting back into the classroom. (more…)
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO The Shelter Island School
While teachers return to their classrooms today, 212 students get one more day of their summer break before they’re expected Wednesday morning. (more…)
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Superintendent Christine Finn with Board of Education President Graffagnino .
The Shelter Island Board of Education is continuing to interview candidates to replace business leader Tim Laube who resigned last month to take a job as business manager in the Eastport-South Manor School District, much nearer to his home. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Superintendent Christine Finn
She won’t be officially working for the district until September 1, but new Shelter Island School Superintendent Christine Finn will be here to meet the community on Thursday, August 24, at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. (more…)