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05/17/18 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Anu and John Kaasik in the home they built.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Anu and John Kaasik in the home they built.

Over 50 years ago, when John Kaasik first set eyes on Shelter Island, he was 11 years old, riding in his family’s Chevy Suburban on their way to visit a friend. After the visit, his Estonian immigrant parents, Evi and Joannes, were heading back to their West Islip home with six children in the car when the axle broke coming down the Ram Island hill. It turned out the repair would take a while, so the Kaasiks stayed.

Forever. (more…)

05/16/18 4:39pm
CHRISTINE FINN PHOTO | The Shelter Island School recently held a “Dress as Your Favorite Book Character Day” as part of its PARP ( Pick a Reading Partner) festivities. Teachers from the elementary team went all out and dressed up as characters from “The Day the Day the Crayons Quit” ( crayons and boxes, adorable!) From left, Bryan Knipfing, Maryellen Olsen, Lynn Green, Jessica Nardi, Kerri Knipfing, Michelle Weir, Michele Yirce, Elizabeth Eklund, Jennifer Gulluscio, Natalie Regan and Michael Cox.

CHRISTINE FINN PHOTO |  From left, Bryan Knipfing, Maryellen Olsen, Lynn Green, Jessica Nardi, Kerri Knipfing, Michelle Weir, Michele Yirce, Elizabeth Eklund, Jennifer Gulluscio, Natalie Regan and Michael Cox.

The Shelter Island School held a “Dress as Your Favorite Book Character Day” as part of its PARP ( Pick a Reading Partner) festivities. Teachers from the elementary team dressed up as characters from “The Day the Crayons Quit” ( crayons and boxes, adorable!)

05/03/18 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Harrison Weslek throws a ball at his opponent, Bazzy Quigley-Dunning.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Harrison Weslek throws a ball at his opponent, Bazzy Quigley-Dunning.

It was dodgeball for a good cause on April 28 when the Shelter Island Early Childhood Education Center sponsored a fundraising tournament for the school. The event raised $4,000 for the center and the good news is, nobody got hurt!   (more…)

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05/01/18 5:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Beating the ball to the base, senior Luke Gilpin sliding into third with a triple against Bishop McGann-Mercy during the Indian’s home field victory Monday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Beating the ball to the base, senior Luke Gilpin sliding into third with a triple against Bishop McGann-Mercy during the Indian’s home field victory Monday.

Monday the Shelter Island School junior varsity baseball team took the field at home against Bishop McGann-Mercy and came away with an 8-3 victory on one of the coldest days the team has played. (more…)

04/24/18 2:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Phoebe Starzee, Bianca Evangelista, Nichole Hand, Lydia Shepherd and Lyndsey Gallagher, with fellow third quarter honor roll students celebrating their academic achievement with a bagel breakfast at the school.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Phoebe Starzee, Bianca Evangelista, Nichole Hand, Lydia Shepherd and Lyndsey Gallagher, with fellow third quarter honor roll students on April 24 celebrating their academic achievements with a bagel breakfast at school.

Shelter Island School 

Honor Roll Recipients

Third Quarter, 2017-2018 School Year (more…)