06/21/16 2:29pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Christine Tylee from the Group for the East End brought native pollinator plants and harvestable produce to Shelter Island School’s edible garden Monday where she helped elementary students in grades two, three and five to plant them. The Group for the East End donated the plants to encourage the involvement of the students in maintaining the garden.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Christine Tylee from the Group for the East End brought native pollinator plants and harvestable produce to Shelter Island School’s sustainable garden Monday where she helped elementary students in grades two, three and five to plant them.
The Group for the East End donated the plants to encourage the involvement of the students in maintaining the garden.

 

06/15/16 1:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO The Shelter Island Sportsmanship award went to Jack Kimmelmann and Kenna McCarthy, here flanked by Coach Rick Osmer, left, and Director of Physical Education Todd Gulluscio.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO The Shelter Island Sportsmanship award went to Jack Kimmelmann and Kenna McCarthy, here flanked by Coach Rick Osmer, left, and Director of Physical Education Todd Gulluscio.

BY TODD GULLUSCIO, DIRECTOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION

The Shelter Island School Athletic Department had the pleasure of honoring the teams and individuals that participated in the high school athletic programs during this school year. (more…)

06/07/16 8:00am
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO Julia Labrozzi and award winner Rodrigo Barros on the red carpet at the Teeny Awards on June 5.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO Julia Labrozzi and award winner Rodrigo Barros on the red carpet at the Teeny Awards on June 5.

When Shelter Island exchange student Rodrigo Barros heads home to Brazil at the end of this school year, he’ll not only take with him lots of great memories, but one pretty impressive award as well. (more…)

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05/20/16 12:00pm
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Cole Colby with one of two pairs of skis that he made from scratch.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Cole Colby with one of two pairs of skis that he made from scratch.

Cole Colby, 17, has been coming to Shelter Island all his life. I’ve known Cole since he was a baby and have enjoyed watching him grow into a remarkable young man.

Last week, while having dinner at the Tavern with my family, we happened to meet Cole, his mom and dad, Betsy and John, and his younger sister, Marnie. One of the losses I’ve had since retiring from Gardiner’s Bay Country Club (GBCC) is not spending enough time with fine families like the Colbys. (more…)