08/18/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO New Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik (right) promises Board of Education Vice President Thomas Graffagnino he’ll follow the lead of previous superintendent Dr. Michael Hynes.

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New Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik (right) promises Board of Education Vice President Thomas Graffagnino he’ll follow the lead of previous superintendent Dr. Michael Hynes.

With just released scores from New York State tests for grades three through eight, a initial glance would conclude that too many district students are failing to meet proficiency levels demanded by the newly implemented Common Core standards. (more…)

08/06/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Brian Doelger has resigned from the Shelter Island School District to take a position with in the Patchogue-Medford District where his mentor, Dr. Michael Hynes, has just become superintendent.

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Brian Doelger has resigned from the Shelter Island School District to take a position in the Patchogue-Medford District where his mentor, Dr. Michael Hynes, has just become superintendent.

One of Shelter Island’s most popular teachers, Brian Doelger, resigned from the district today to accept a job as assistant principal of the Sexton Middle School in the Patchogue-Medford District. That’s the same district the Island’s former superintendent, Dr. Michael Hynes, is now superintendent (more…)

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08/01/14 4:30pm
TIMESREVIEW FILE PHOTO You’re invited when Leonard Skuggevik officially takes the job as Shelter Island School District superintendent Monday night at 6 p.m.

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You’re invited when Leonard Skuggevik  takes the job as Shelter Island School District superintendent Monday  at 6 p.m.

Leonard Skuggevik will officially become Shelter Island School District Superintendent Monday night when the Board of Education confirms his appointment at a 6 p.m. meeting in the conference room. (more…)

07/28/14 2:00pm
SUFFOLK TIMES PHOTO Leonard Skuggevik will be named superintendent of the Shelter Island School District, replacing Dr. Michael Hynes, who is now the superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford School District.

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Leonard Skuggevik will be named superintendent of the Shelter Island School District, replacing Dr. Michael Hynes, who is now the superintendent of the Patchogue-Medford School District.

When Shelter Island students return to school in September, they will be greeted by a new superintendent, Leonard Skuggevik.

Mr.Skuggevik  has been secondary school principal in the neighboring Greenport Union Free School District for the past five years. (more…)

04/02/14 12:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Michael Hynes delivered good news Tuesday night, saying the budget proposal will stay within the state-imposed 2 percent tax cap.

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Superintendent Michael Hynes delivered good news Tuesday night, saying the budget proposal will stay within the state-imposed 2 percent tax cap.

Thanks to careful spending in the current year and more state aid than expected, Shelter Island will stay within the state-imposed 2 percent tax cap for the 2014-15 school year while adding staff and programs and expanding some student services. (more…)