05/02/18 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Dodging for dollars at Saturday’s Dodegeball Tournament fundraiser for the Early Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Dodging for dollars at Saturday’s Dodegeball Tournament fundraiser for the Early Shelter Island Early Childhood Learning Center.

It’s been a couple of years ago since Shelter Island’s private preschool program at the Presbyterian Church was fighting for its life. Today it’s thriving. (more…)

04/30/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Margaret Colligan s running for a seat on the Board of Eduction.

COURTESY PHOTO Margaret Colligan s running for a seat on the Board of Eduction.

When Margaret Colligan heard that only one candidate had filed a petition for election to the Board of Education and a second seat could be filled by anyone who got the most write-in votes on the May 15 ballot, she threw her hat in the ring. (more…)

04/16/18 1:54pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

If your child is entering Shelter Island School as either a pre-kindergarten or kindergarten student in September, registration will take place at the school’s health office Tuesday and Thursday, April 24 and 26,  from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

School officials rescheduled registration from this week.

Parents of children who will be 4 years old on or before December 1  for pre-kindergarten, or 5 years old before December 1 for kindergarten, need to register their children.

Bring a birth certificate and proof of Shelter Island residency along with the child’s immunization record.

For additional information, call Mary Kanarvogel at 631 749 0302 ext. 129 or email her at [email protected]

04/13/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Among today’s crop of leading student scientists who conduct experiments in both the Shelter Island School laboratory and at Brookhaven National Lab are (front to back) Emma Gallagher, partially hidden Francesca Frasco and Lauren Gurney.

COURTESY PHOTO
Among today’s crop of leading student scientists who conduct experiments in both the Shelter Island School laboratory and at Brookhaven National Lab are (front to back) Emma Gallagher, partially hidden Francesca Frasco and Lauren Gurney.

Will Garrison, Emily Hyatt, Francesca Frasco, Lauren Gurney and Emma Gallagher.

You might be familiar with the names.

Structural biology, protein crystallography, and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase.

We bet you’re not familiar with those at all. (more…)