05/16/17 10:20pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO A nervous Tracy McCarthy awaits the vote with board member Mark Kanarvogel that saw Ms. McCarthy gain a seat on the Board of Education.

JULIE LANE PHOTO  Tracy McCarthy awaits the vote with Board of Education member Mark Kanarvogel in the polling place at the school gymnasium.  Ms. McCarthy won a seat to the board.

Residents gave a resounding vote of confidence to the Shelter Island School District’s $11.3 million budget Tuesday, approving it with a vote of 345 in favor to 176 opposed. The proposition that would have increased mileage for off-Island students to attend Our Lady of the Hamptons School lost with 367 voting against the change and 156 voting in favor.

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05/19/15 9:39pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Delighted Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik had a wine grin as he learned that his first budget in the district had garnered an 82 percent approval.

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Delighted Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik had a wide smile as he learned that his first budget in the district had garnered an 82 percent approval.

Shelter Island residents gave a solid endorsement to the school district’s $11 million budget today and elected Susan Binder and Kathleen Lynch to three-year terms on the Board of Education. (more…)

03/20/15 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik at last week’s hearing at which he outlined proposed spending on the educational component of the 2015-16 budget. He’ll be back at the podium Monday night with the final proposed piece of spending for 2015-16.

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Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik at last week’s hearing at which he outlined proposed spending on the educational component of the 2015-16 budget. He’ll be back at the podium Monday night with the final proposed piece of spending for 2015-16.

The final piece of the puzzle that makes up the Shelter Island School District budget proposal gets put in place Monday night when Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik outlines proposed spending to cover capital expenditures and athletics. (more…)