PHOTO BY CHRISTINE GALLAGHER | Left to right: Melissa, Frasco, Nicolette Frasco, Will Garrison, Jack Lang, Olivia Garrison, Janine Mahoney (adviser), Lindsey Gallagher, Francesca Frasco, Emily Strauss, Luke Gilpin, Issie Sherman, Madi Hallman, Liz Larsen, Bianca Evangelista, Sydney Clark, Julia Labrozzi, Sarah Lewis, Lily Garrison, Ms. Weir (chaperone), and in front: Sophia Strauss. Missing from photo: Owen Gibbs and Leah Weir.
Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 27 countries, Relay is a team event where members take turns walking around a track or on a designated path throughout a single night. (more…)
Making a world of difference
To the Editor:
I am writing to share the following: April 16 to 22 is National Student Leadership Week (NSLW). I would like to take a moment to acknowledge the efforts of our local leaders in the Shelter Island High School National Honor Society.
Since September, this group has spread positive attitudes with a “locker sticky note” campaign; stuffed 500 bags for the 5K breast cancer run; raised over $1,500 for Habitat for Humanity by sleeping in boxes outside overnight; collected 446 items for our food pantry; made $466 in Shamrock sales for the Muscular Dystrophy Association; and most recently, collected $1,528 for the American Cancer Society from the sale of a T-shirt in support of Mrs. Sharon Gibbs, with additional donations of over $800 thanks to the extremely generous theater patrons for “Curtains.” (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO School Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik said the school district has received a federal grant of $54,000.
Board of Education members and attendees at Monday night’s meeting got a look at the new technology department program under the direction of Christopher Conrady.
Through a series of slides, he showed students building what will be a recording studio within the school; rebuilding small engines; working at the Coecles Harbor Marina & Boatyard; learning about large machinery at Marcello Masonry; and helping to repair fences, build benches and keep town parks maintained with the Highway Department. (more…)
Not surprisingly, great teachers have generally had great teachers of their own — those who inspired them to pursue a career in education. That’s the case for the Reporter’s Person of the Year, Janine Mahoney. (more…)