THURSDAY, MAY 11
Ceremonial ribbon cutting, to celebrate the start up of Sylvester Manor Educational Farm’s innovative wastewater treatment system. Elected officials will be on hand. 11 a.m., Sylvester Manor. Follow the signs to the site. (631) 749-0626. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School
It’s Family Fun Day Wednesday, April 26, for students and parents interested in exploring activities that would be part of a YMCA program in East Hampton that would be tacked on to Shelter Island School’s half-day summer educational program. (more…)
THURSDAY, MARCH 9
Shelter Island Library Book Club, “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman. 5 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)
Still image from Dr. Delaney Ruston’s film ‘Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age.’ Above: Young girls check out a cell phone during class.
It’s a dilemma that parents face at some point — generally when kids reach adolescence.
For Dr. Delaney Ruston, that point came when her 12-year-old daughter Tessa needed a new cell phone. Dr. Ruston wanted to replace her daughter’s basic flip phone with a similar model, but Tessa wanted a smart phone that would allow her to text with her friends, go online and use social media. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The general PTSA meeting is tonight at the library with a special guest to take questions.
The PTSA General Meeting will take place tonight, Tuesday, February 5, at 7 p.m. in the school library.
The guest will be Superintendent Michael Hynes. Dr. Hynes will be speaking about the next set of new and exciting things to expect at the Shelter Island School. There will be a Q & A to follow.
The PTSA BOARD, in a release said, “We know it’s cold, we know it’s dark… we know it’s snowing. This is sure to be a very informative meeting where you can find out what to expect straight from the source. We will also be covering upcoming PTSA events and business.”
All Shelter Island residents are encouraged to attend.