06/25/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The 2018 Class of Shelter Island High School celebrating their graduation on a damp but joyous Saturday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The 2018 Class of Shelter Island High School celebrating their graduation on a damp but joyous Saturday.

Rain and dampness pushed the Shelter Island graduation inside the gymnasium Saturday.

Keeping with a watery motif of the day, the tears of several graduates moved families, friends and school staff members to standing ovations for both the class valedictorian and salutatorian. (more…)

06/19/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE | Todd Gulluscio becomes Shelter Island School dean of students, director of physical education and district operation, assuming a newly created position as of July 1.

REPORTER FILE |
Todd Gulluscio, Shelter Island School dean of students, director of physical education and district operation, is a member of the New York State Athletic Administrators Association Representative Board.

The Board of Education granted tenure at its June meeting to three teachers — Bryan Knipfing, Brittney Russo and Michele Yirce.

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05/29/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO East End Tick & Mosquito Control workers led by owner Brian Kelly volunteered time and materials to spray Fiske Field for the second successive year.

COURTESY PHOTO East End Tick & Mosquito Control workers  volunteered time and materials to spray Fiske Field for the second successive year.

With the ongoing tick problem on the Island, a crew from East End Tick & Mosquito Control supplied materials and volunteered time to spray Fiske Field recently to make it safer for student use and for the Bucks who will be arriving here to prepare for their summer season that starts on Friday, June 1. (more…)

05/15/18 9:59pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Triumphant team Superintendent Christine Finn, Board of Education President Thomas Graffagnino and Business Official Idowu Ogundipe celebrate passing Shelter Island’s $11.7 million budget for the 2018-19 school year.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Christine Finn, Board of Education President Thomas Graffagnino and Business Official Idowu Ogundipe after voters passed Shelter Island’s $11.7 million budget for the 2018-19 school year.

As expected,  the Shelter Island School District $11.7 million budget passed comfortably Tuesday night. The vote was 192 in favor and 93 opposed.

Incumbent Board of Education member Kathleen Lynch, running unopposed,  was re-elected to a second three-year term, garnering 231 votes. (more…)