01/19/18 2:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Idowu Ogundipe, the business leader of the Shelter Island School.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Idowu Ogundipe, the business leader of the Shelter Island School.

In the second of a series of school budget meetings, district business official Idowu Ogundipe told the Board of Education Tuesday night administrative costs could be $1.3 million, up $52,680 from the current year’s spending. (more…)

01/17/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Director of Guidance Martha Tuthill was granted tenure effective in February.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Director of Guidance Martha Tuthill was granted tenure effective in February.

It was mostly a night for celebration at Tuesday’s Shelter Island Board of Education meeting where guidance counselor Martha Tuthill was granted tenure that becomes effective on February 23. (more…)

01/11/18 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO The school’s new business official, Idowu Ogundipe, opened the first budget meeting of 2018 at the Board of Education Monday.

JULIE LANE PHOTO
The school’s new business official, Idowu Ogundipe, opened the first budget meeting of 2018 at the Board of Education Monday.

Early numbers do not a budget make.

That’s the message Shelter Island Board of Education members and new business official, Idowu Ogundipe, delivered Monday night at the initial budget meeting, in which the first draft of costs for salaries and benefits for the 2018-19 school year were revealed. (more…)

01/09/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Eight Shelter Island students scored trophies at the January 3 DECA regional competition at Suffolk County Community College in Selden, while the team as a whole got some excellent experience that guidance teacher Martha Tuthill expects will serve them well in future competitions.

COURTESY PHOTO Surrounded by their teammates are eight Shelter Island students who scored trophies at the January 3 DECA regional competition at Suffolk County Community College in Selden. They are, front row from left, Francesca Frasco, Abby Kotula and Lindsey Gallagher and second row from left, Lyng Coyne, Isabella Sherman, Emma Teodoru, Tyler Gulluscio and Brandon Valasquez.

When school guidance counselor Martha Tuthill arrived on Shelter Island from the Greenport School District, she brought with her some ideas that had not yet taken root here. Among them was involving Island students in the annual DECA contest — previously known as Distributive Education. (more…)