04/17/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Physical education teacher Brian Becker leads a group of Shelter Island School elementary students in a recent session of 'Drums Alive' in the school gym.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Physical education teacher Brian Becker leads a group of Shelter Island School elementary students in a recent session of ‘Drums Alive’ in the school gym.

Like music? It turns out a spackle bucket, a big blue ball and a set of sticks is all you need. (more…)

12/27/17 11:00am

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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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12/19/17 4:30pm
MARK ANDERSON PHOTO It’s nice to win. The Shelter Island junior high volleyball team celebrating a home victory against East Moriches.

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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…)

05/12/16 12:00pm
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.

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…)