10/09/18 6:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Supplies to be

COURTESY PHOTO
Supplies Islanders gave to National Honor Society members to be contributed to Operational International that will transport them to those in need on the Ivory Coast.

This past month National Honor Society (NHS) President Mia Clark and Vice President Michael Payano travelled to a State Summit in Stamford, Connecticut to take part in a day-long training with leaders from the tri-state area. (more…)

05/02/18 2:00pm
JANINE MAHONEY PHOTO | The crew, from left, back row: Janine Mahoney (NHS adviser), Audrey Wood, Amelia Clark, Lucas Quigley-Dunning, Owen Gibbs, Dan Martin, Lindsey Gallagher, Luke Gilpin, Emily Strauss, Isabelle Topliff, Jess Nardi (teacher volunteer) Front row: Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, Sarah Lewis, Isabella Sherman, Colleen Finn, Christine Finn (volunteer superintendent).

JANINE MAHONEY PHOTO | The crew, from left, back row: Janine Mahoney (NHS adviser), Audrey Wood, Amelia Clark, Lucas Quigley-Dunning, Owen Gibbs, Dan Martin, Lindsey Gallagher, Luke Gilpin, Emily Strauss, Isabelle Topliff, Jess Nardi (teacher volunteer) Front row: Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, Sarah Lewis, Isabella Sherman, Colleen Finn, Christine Finn (volunteer superintendent).

Last fall, more than a dozen Shelter Island High School students slept outside in cardboard boxes to raise money and awareness for the housing crisis of the working poor. Recently a crew of 15, including National Honor Society members and friends, traveled to Bay Shore in a neighborhood where Habitat for Humanity is building four new homes on land donated by the town, revitalizing the neighborhood. (more…)

06/16/17 2:00pm
PHOTO BY CHRISTINE GALLAGHER | Christine Gallagher. Left to right: Melissa, Frasco, Nicolette Frasco, Will Garrison, Jack Lang, Olivia Garrison, Janine Mahoney (adviser), Lindsey Gallagher, Francesca Frasco, Emily Strauss, Luke Gilpin, Issie Sherman, Madi Hallman, Liz Larsen, Bianca Evangelista, Sydney Clark, Julia Labrozzi, Sarah Lewis, Lily Garrison, Ms. Weir (chaperone), and in front: Sophia Strauss. Missing from photo: Owen Gibbs and Leah Weir.

PHOTO BY CHRISTINE GALLAGHER | Left to right: Melissa, Frasco, Nicolette Frasco, Will Garrison, Jack Lang, Olivia Garrison, Janine Mahoney (adviser), Lindsey Gallagher, Francesca Frasco, Emily Strauss, Luke Gilpin, Issie Sherman, Madi Hallman, Liz Larsen, Bianca Evangelista, Sydney Clark, Julia Labrozzi, Sarah Lewis, Lily Garrison, Ms. Weir (chaperone), and in front: Sophia Strauss. Missing from photo: Owen Gibbs and Leah Weir.

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 27 countries, Relay is a team event where members take turns walking around a track or on a designated path throughout a single night. (more…)

11/02/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO National Honor Society students participating in a "Cardboard Campout" in 2014.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO National Honor Society students participating in a “Cardboard Campout” on Shelter Island School grounds in November 2014.

The Shelter Island National Honor Society and friends will be raising money and awareness for Habitat for Humanity by hosting a Cardboard Campout on Monday, November 7 on the front lawn of the school from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Eighteen students from grades 10 to 12 must each raise $100 for the privilege of sleeping in a wardrobe box, lent to the group by Jernick Moving and Storage. (more…)