MARY LYDON PHOTO There’s a proposal to buy locally sourced food for school lunches.
What’s for lunch? The answer could change for Shelter Island students.
The school district’s Wellness Committee is suggesting the Board of Education consider turning down state aid that comes with restrictions about what can be served and where it can be purchased. (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…)
For those who have suffered through three years of anxiety about whether the Shelter Island School could sustain its broken heating and cooling system, the 2016-17 school year represented success. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO Student Olivia Yeaman at the Board of Education meeting Monday night, speaking about the advantages of a mindfulness program she hopes will become part of every student’s day at Shelter Island School.
Concerned about students who, with their parents, have opted for education off-Island, the Shelter Island School’s administration and Board of Education are trying to get a handle on their motivations and what can be done to entice them to attend Shelter Island School. (more…)
To save the Shelter Island School District money in its 2016-17 budget, the Board of Education had to hustle last week to sign a changed agreement it negotiated with unions representing its teachers and staff. (more…)