05/16/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO

Shelter Island voters are going  to the polls today at the school gymnasium to weigh in on a proposed $11.3 million school district budget; a proposition on extending the distance for district-paid busing from 15 to 16.5 miles to reach Our Lady of the Hamptons School; and selection of three Board of Education members. (more…)

05/15/17 2:00pm
TAYLOR KELLY PHOTO Walkers completing a lap on the track covered enough miles in the five-day event last week to have walked rom Shelter Island to Disney World.

TAYLOR KELLY PHOTO Walkers completing a lap on the Shelter Island School’s track. Participants covered enough miles in the five-day event last week to have walked from Shelter Island to Disney World.

What started as an exercise for Shelter Island Scho0l’s pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade students became a community event last week as students in all grades, teachers, family members and friends showed up to take a walk on the school’s track. (more…)

05/08/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Junior and senior boys at Shelter Island School took self defense training seriously after watching Sensei Michelle Del Giorno of Sag Harbor’s Epic Martial Arts (left) reverse the situation when her student, Emily Nill, seemingly had the upper hand.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Junior and senior boys at Shelter Island School took self defense training seriously after watching Sensei Michelle Del Giorno of Sag Harbor’s Epic Martial Arts (left) reverse the situation when her student, Emily Nill, seemingly had the upper hand.

“We’re not training them to fight. We’re training them to not be victims.”

That’s how Board of Education member Kathleen Lynch explained to her colleagues the purpose of martial arts training that has been offered to juniors and seniors at Shelter Island School this spring. (more…)

05/01/17 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Shelter Island School Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott has been reaching out to parents whose children study off-Island.

JULIE LANE PHOTO  Shelter Island School Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott has been reaching out to parents whose children study off-Island.

Shelter Island School administrators and teachers are working to close the gap between the number of Island children eligible for classes here and those whose parents opt to send them off-Island to school. (more…)