04/24/17 12:00pm
MARY LYDON PHOTO There's a proposal to buy locally sourced food for school lunches.

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…)

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03/03/17 12:30pm

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…)

01/03/17 10:37am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

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…)

12/13/16 4:30pm
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.

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…)