06/21/16 2:29pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Christine Tylee from the Group for the East End brought native pollinator plants and harvestable produce to Shelter Island School’s edible garden Monday where she helped elementary students in grades two, three and five to plant them. The Group for the East End donated the plants to encourage the involvement of the students in maintaining the garden.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Christine Tylee from the Group for the East End brought native pollinator plants and harvestable produce to Shelter Island School’s sustainable garden Monday where she helped elementary students in grades two, three and five to plant them.
The Group for the East End donated the plants to encourage the involvement of the students in maintaining the garden.

 

06/15/16 1:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO The Shelter Island Sportsmanship award went to Jack Kimmelmann and Kenna McCarthy, here flanked by Coach Rick Osmer, left, and Director of Physical Education Todd Gulluscio.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO The Shelter Island Sportsmanship award went to Jack Kimmelmann and Kenna McCarthy, here flanked by Coach Rick Osmer, left, and Director of Physical Education Todd Gulluscio.

BY TODD GULLUSCIO, DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION

The Shelter Island School Athletic Department had the pleasure of honoring the teams and individuals that participated in the high school athletic programs during this school year. (more…)

06/14/16 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Todd Gulluscio was granted tenure by the Board of Education Monday night.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Todd Gulluscio was granted tenure by the Board of Education Monday night.

There will be changes to Shelter Island’s summer school program that previously offered separate sessions for literacy and math.

Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott told members of the Board of Education Monday night that the combined sessions would add hours of instruction to the program that runs from July 5 to July 28.

Classes are scheduled from 8 to 10 a.m. weekdays, except Friday. An hour and 10 minutes will be devoted to English language arts and 45 minutes to math. (more…)

06/07/16 8:00am
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO Julia Labrozzi and award winner Rodrigo Barros on the red carpet at the Teeny Awards on June 5.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO Julia Labrozzi and award winner Rodrigo Barros on the red carpet at the Teeny Awards on June 5.

When Shelter Island exchange student Rodrigo Barros heads home to Brazil at the end of this school year, he’ll not only take with him lots of great memories, but one pretty impressive award as well. (more…)

05/25/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Students in the Adelphi University/Farmingdale Leadership Summit at Camp Quinipet this week are learning how to use their science and technology skills working with one another in teams.

COURTESY PHOTO Students in the Adelphi University/Farmingdale Leadership Summit at Camp Quinipet this week are learning how to use their science and technology skills working with one another in teams.

Seventeen college students are at Camp Quinipet this week to participate in a three-day Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program Leadership Summit. It’s designed to prepare them to apply their skills working within teams. (more…)