06/28/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Shelter Island High School class of 2016.

Before the traditional turning of the tassels and tossing of their mortar boards into the air, there were awards to graduates Saturday and to graduates and other secondary level students Friday morning. (more…)

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05/10/16 8:00am

Old, open book with a damaged cover.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

The United States Department of Education denied funding to 12 southern school districts it said violated the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Busch Memorial Stadium in St. Louis opened and the Cardinals won a 12-inning game, 4-3, beating the Atlanta Braves.

Tens of thousands of antiwar protesters picketed the White House prior to a rally at the Washington Monument.

Actor Stephen Baldwin was born.

The Rolling Stones released “Paint It Black.”

And on Shelter Island … (more…)

03/15/16 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Student interns, from left, Aidan Mysliborski, Adrian Sulahian and Zach Renault discuss their internship program Preserve with teacher Michelle Corbett.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Student interns, from left, Aidan Mysliborski, Adrian Sulahian and Zach Renault discuss their internship program Preserve with teacher Michelle Corbett.

There are no good jobs on Shelter Island.

That’s what many young people tell you, but a small contingent of high school students, involved in the first year of the school’s internship program, are ready to dispute that theory, expressing their delight in the wide number of opportunities they’ve experienced in both the private and public sectors. (more…)

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02/11/16 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann

Standing outside the high school gym near the display case that holds seven 1,000-point game basketballs and across from the Hall of Fame case, Coach Jay Card Jr. described what motivated him to excel as a coach and player during his own distinguished varsity basketball career.

“Children walk down this hallway everyday and they look into that case, and think to themselves, ‘I’d like to have my name on that wall,’” he said. “Those names are an inspiration.” (more…)