Students learned about the female spies of World War II at Havens Barn in late November.
On Wednesday, November 28, Shelter Island School’s 11th grade English and social studies classes visited the Shelter Island Historical Society to hear an intriguing lecture by Pat DelGiorno, called “Female British Spies of WWII.” They were accompanied by their teachers, Ms. Colligan, Mr. Miedema, Ms. Treharne and Mr. Brennan.
Shelter Island senior Mia Clark has been nominated by Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) as one of three area students to the Presidential Scholars Program established by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
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Shelter Island School District officials are exploring a joint effort with East Hampton aimed at enhancing educational opportunities for students in both districts.
The collaborative effort was briefly discussed at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting, with the hope of helping students meet new standards and produce improved scores on standardized tests, according to Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott.
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Officer Anthony Rando (left), Police Chief Jim Read and Shelter Island School Superintendent Christine Finn discussed materials and curriculum at Police Headquarters Monday related to the expanded D.A.R.E. program, which has added sessions for educating students about opioid abuse. The Island’s pilot program is the first in the state to add the special sessions using a curriculum developed by D.A.R.E. America.
When D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) America looked for a Long Island program to launch its student curriculum dealing with opioid abuse, Shelter Island was one of four active units ready to take on the challenge. (more…)