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06/26/17 8:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO

Shelter Island High School held its annual commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon as the Class of 2017 received its diplomas.

Olivia Yeaman, who will attend Providence College in the fall, was valedictorian, and Will Garrison, who will attend SUNY Buffalo, was salutatorian.

 See more photos below by Eleanor P. Labrozzi. (more…)
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06/23/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO William Theinert with Nancy and Cooper at home in Connecticut.

COURTESY PHOTO William Theinert with Nancy and Cooper at home in Connecticut.

Whether the next President of the United States is red, blue or purple, one of the helicopters in POTUS’s fleet will be made by the aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky, with electrical systems designed by Shelter Island High School Class of 2002 graduate William Theinert. (more…)

06/18/17 11:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO

If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] (more…)

06/16/17 12:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Water stations were just one part of a community effort at last Satruday’s 10K Run.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Water stations were just one part of a community effort at last year’s 10K Run.

Friday, June 16
•    5:30 to 8 p.m. — Pre-Race Pasta Buffet presented by Shelter Island students at the American Legion Hall opposite the Shelter Island High School. Price: $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $5 children under 12, $30 maximum for one family, $15 anytime for Shelter Island residents.

•    5:30 to 8 p.m. — Registration and package pickup at Shelter Island High School Gym. (more…)

06/13/17 10:42am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Celebrating their academic achievements with proud mothers on hand are the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2017. From left, mom Katurah Yeaman daughter and valedictorian Olivia Yeaman and salutatorian Will Garrison receiving a kiss on the cheek from his mom, Katherine Garrison.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Celebrating their academic achievements with proud mothers on hand are the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2017. From left, mom Keturah Green and daughter valedictorian Olivia Yeaman, and salutatorian Will Garrison receiving a kiss  from his mom, Katherine Garrison.

How do students become the valedictorian and salutatorian of their graduating class?

“I stayed up all night,” Shelter Island High School valedictorian Olivia Yeaman said at an unveiling ceremony Monday of her picture on the Academic Wall of Fame at school.

“If you want something, it’s not going to be handed to you,” salutatorian Will Garrison said, agreeing that it took many late nights. “You just have to power through it.” (more…)