10/18/18 4:15pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Superintendent Christine Finn signs a pledge to avoid use of plastic straws at a special assembly last week organized by The Group for the East End.

Shelter Island students and staff will no longer be sipping through plastic straws in the cafeteria after representatives of classes in grades six through 12 joined Superintendent Christine Finn in taking a pledge to protect the environment.

The students watched a film last week on the dangers plastic poses as it so often ends up in waterways, threatening the lives of fish, turtles and other species. (more…)