04/04/17 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO School Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik will be leaving the disrict in August. A March 29 forum at the school brought together parents and consultants to voice ideas about his replacement.

JULIE LANE PHOTO School Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik will be leaving the district in August. A March 29 forum at the school brought together parents and consultants to voice ideas about his replacement.

Vision. Consistency. Creativity. Presence in the community.

Those are some characteristics Shelter Island parents and other community residents want in their next school superintendent, which they voiced at a March 29 forum at the school. (more…)

03/30/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

“Curtains, a musical mystery comedy by Rupert Holmes, Fred Ebb and John Kander performed by the students of Shelter Island School. 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Shows also March 31 and April 1 at 8 p.m., April 2 at 3 p.m. For tickets, call (631) 749-0302. (more…)

03/16/17 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO  |  A collection of arrowheads.

COURTESY PHOTO | A collection of arrowheads.

NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS 

On Saturday, March 18 at 4 p.m., Shelter Island Historical Society offers a Native American artifacts presentation in Havens Barn. This presentation was rescheduled from March 11 due to snow. (more…)

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02/22/17 4:30pm

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Franz Stangl, the former commandant of the Treblinka and Sobibór extermination camps, was arrested in São Paulo, Brazil.

The United States performed a nuclear test at a site in Nevada.

The movie version of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” starring Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore was released.

Frank Sinatra and producer Jimmy Bowen won Grammy Awards for “Strangers in the Night.”

Actor George Eads of CSI fame was born in Fort Worth, Texas.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

02/17/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Christine Gallagher, former president of the Shelter Island Educational Foundation, with the organization’s new president, JoAnn Kirkland.

COURTESY PHOTO | Christine Gallagher, former president of the Shelter Island Educational Foundation, with the organization’s new president, JoAnn Kirkland.

Reprinted from ‘The Inlet’

BY LUCAS QUIGLEY-DUNNING (grade 9)

The schooner trip, “The Nutcracker,” the opera trip, Broadway shows, trips abroad and to the Grand Canyon, running camps and other individual student enrichment opportunities — Do you know what all of these incredible experiences have in common?

They were paid for in part or in full by generous support from the Shelter Island Educational Foundation (SIEF).  (more…)