JULIE LANE PHOTO School Superintendent Christine Finn with Board of Education President Graffagnino .
A year ago, parents of students attending Our Lady of the Hamptons School in Southampton lost their bid to get free busing for their children. The school was just beyond the 15-mile radius of the students’ residences requiring the Shelter Island School District to provide transportation. (more…)
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Sylvester Manor Educational Farm hosts “Mysteries of the Manor” on October 28.
MYSTERIES AT THE MANOR
On Saturday, October 28 from noon to 3 p.m., Sylvester Manor Educational Farm hosts “Mysteries of the Manor,” an afternoon of frightful family fun with ghoulish games, creepy crafts, a freaky photobooth, face painting and farm animals. Costumes are encouraged and fefreshments will be for sale. Admission is $5, free for ages 10 and under. Visit sylvestermanor.org for details. (more…)
With Dr. Stephen Gessner’s decision not to seek re-election to the Board of Education, he created a leadership void since he also functioned as board president. (more…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO
Delighted Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik had a wide smile as he learned that his first budget in the district had garnered an 82 percent approval.
Shelter Island residents gave a solid endorsement to the school district’s $11 million budget today and elected Susan Binder and Kathleen Lynch to three-year terms on the Board of Education. (more…)
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Side by side at last year’s Gift of Life fundraiser, Susan Binder (left) and Kathleen Lynch will likely be side by side on the Board of Education after the May 19 vote.
Barring a write-in candidate, Susan Binder and Kathleen Lynch will be elected to Shelter Island’s Board of Education on May 19. (more…)