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Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik
“I can’t wait for everybody to be back.”
With that, Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik summed up his excitement about the year ahead at Shelter Island School.
Mr. Skuggevik expects to greet 221 students tomorrow, Wednesday, September 7, with the possibility that numbers could change right up to the last moment. If it stays the same, that number will be equal to the students who started school last September. (more…)
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Vicki Weslek with her children, from left, Elizabeth, Evan and Harrison.
Elizabeth Weslek is ready. But she has moments when she’s not completely sold on the whole idea.
Scheduled to start kindergarten on tomorrow, September 7 at “the big school,” Elizabeth, 5, has told her mother, Vicki, a couple of times,
“I want to go back to my old school,” referring to the Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center. (more…)
Glowing with pride at advancements Shelter Island students have achieved on New York State Education Department tests, Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik told the Board of Education Monday night the district is “moving from good to great.” (more…)
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School Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik
“I’m looking forward to being warm this winter.”
The speaker was Shelter Island Faculty Association President Brian Becker, who told the Board of Education Monday night he’s pleased that new boilers are in place. (more…)
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The Battlers — Madeleine McNally, Henry Lowell-Liszanckie, Jasper Yang and Emmett Cummings — convene outside the library gearing up for the competition.
Picture this: Six pre-teens and teens huddle around a table, enthusiastically debate the particulars of a book, and finally arrive at consensus.
A parent’s fantasy? (more…)