There are a couple of old sayings that sum up our feelings when important people in our lives pass away.
The ranks are thinning, you will hear, as well as that the cemeteries are filled with irreplaceable people. Both statements are true and untrue, since every day people pick up a fallen standard. (more…)
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It’s nice to win. The Shelter Island junior high volleyball team celebrating a home victory against East Moriches.
If the Shelter Island junior high girls volleyball team was featured in a Staples ad, there would be a button for it — as in “easy.” (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik reported all went according to plan during a lockdown drill at Shelter Island School on Thursday.
It was only a drill. But it was also an important exercise in the event of a threat to peace in school classrooms. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Board of Education members Elizabeth Melichar (left) and Linda Eklund listened to concerns a parent has about nepotism in hiring and the purported reasons some parents opt to send their children to off-Island schools.
Mary Ellen Adipietro, whose son Liam attends Shelter Island School, addressed Monday night’s Board of Education (BOE) budget meeting, claiming nepotism in hiring and gossip by staff members. (more…)