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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)