09/30/14 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Kindergartner Sadie Clark, 5, got her vision checked by Dr. Miki D’Angelo of Sound Vision Care on Monday at Shelter Island School.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Kindergartner Sadie Clark, 5, got her vision checked by Dr. Miki D’Angelo of Sound Vision Care on Monday at Shelter Island School.

Most took the experience in stride.

But a few second and third graders at Shelter Island School balked at taking eye exams Monday morning in the school conference room. (more…)

09/23/14 9:49pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Teamwork is what it has been all about for members of the maintenance staff who posed with Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik after the results were announced. They are (from left) Tyler Clark, Andy Steinmuller, Mike Dunning, Greg Sulahian, Jose Montalvo and Mr. Skuggevik

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Teamwork is what it has been all about for members of the maintenance staff who posed with Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik after the results were announced. They are (from left) Tyler Clark, Andy Steinmuller, Mike Dunning, Greg Sulahian, Jose Montalvo and Mr. Skuggevik

Voters gave the Shelter Island School bond vote a resounding endorsement Tuesday, voting 159 to 21 to allow the district to float a bond of up to $1.63 million to pay for a new heating and ventilation system. (more…)

09/19/14 12:00pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Shelter Island School

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Shelter Island School

It has been almost a year since Shelter Island School’s antiquated heating and air conditioning system broke down, forcing emergency measures by maintenance workers to keep the building functioning.

New controls have been added to the system, enabling employees to make adjustments via computer instead of having to spell one another around the clock.

But that is merely a finger-in-the-dike measure for now. (more…)

09/18/14 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO REPORTER FILE PHOTO Keeping a broken heating system functioning, maintenance worker Greg Sulahian was one of those who worked around the clock with his colleagues last fall and winter to ensure Shelter Island School had heat. Voters will have their say in balloting Tuesday about how to finance replacement of the aged system.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Keeping a broken heating system functioning, maintenance employee Greg Sulahian was one of those who worked around the clock with his colleagues last fall and winter to ensure Shelter Island School had heat. Voters will have their say in balloting Tuesday about how to finance replacement of the aged system.

McClave Engineering workers have been working on the design for Shelter Island School’s new heating and ventilation system since June, but it will fall to voters Tuesday, September 23 to decide how the project gets financed.

If they approve a bond not to exceed $1.6295 million as the Board of Education recommends, the project will be paid for in installments over several years. (more…)