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Leonard Skuggevik will be named superintendent of the Shelter Island School District, replacing Dr. Michael Hynes, who is now the superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford School District.
When Shelter Island students return to school in September, they will be greeted by a new superintendent, Leonard Skuggevik.
Mr.Skuggevik has been secondary school principal in the neighboring Greenport Union Free School District for the past five years. (more…)
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The Board of Education met Tuesday evening, appointing Jennifer Rylott as interim superintendent through August of this year.
Shelter Island School Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott was appointed interim superintendent of schools at Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting.
Ms. Rylott will hold the post effective July 28 through August 31, 2014.
She said she was “honored” to have the position and was looking forward to helping with “the transfer to a new superintendent.”
Last month School Superintendent Dr. Michael Hynes notified the BOE he was leaving the Island to take the job as superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford School District.
The BOE has been conducting a search to replace Dr. Hynes.
The board also announced Tuesday the hiring of Tyler Clark to a 26-week probationary appointment as a night custodial worker effective July 23. The job comes with a salary of $37,416.
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Aerial view of Shelter Island students aboard the Alabama participating in the “pin chase,”an activity where the crew calls out different parts of the boat and lines and the students have to locate them.
The coast of Massachusetts is home to some of the most exclusive vacation spots in the country, including Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod and Nantucket. But for the 19 seventh-graders from Shelter Island who recently visited the region, the trip was anything but a vacation. (more…)
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Superintendent Michael Hynes’ last day will be July 28.
The survey Shelter Island’s Board of Education launched two weeks ago to elicit responses from the public about the qualities they would like in their next superintendent is one of many steps taken to replace Dr. Michael Hynes. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island High School graduating class of 2014.
It was a double farewell Saturday as Shelter Islanders bid adieu to 27 graduates and Superintendent Michael Hynes, who leaves the district on July 25. (more…)