06/28/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.

Before the traditional turning of the tassels and tossing of their mortar boards into the air, there were awards to graduates Saturday and to graduates and other secondary level students Friday morning. (more…)

06/25/16 11:30am
PETER KROPF

PETER KROPF

For this year’s valedictorian, Peter Kropf, achieving success has been a convergence of lessons learned at home, in the classroom and on the basketball court.

Hard work and a bit of grit are at the foundation, but he humbly noted that keeping a sense of humor and just enjoying the ride are equally important as striving to make the grade. (more…)

06/24/16 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

Shelter Island is losing four of its faculty members to retirement this month — a significant loss for any small school district to absorb.

Math teacher Virginia Gibbs, Athletic Director Richard Osmer, special education and reading specialist Roberta Garris and industrial arts teacher Jack Reardon all retire at the end of this month. (more…)