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01/03/18 5:11pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

Update: Shelter Island Library Director announced that the library will be closed today due to the anticipated heavy  snow forecasted for the East End.

Original story:The Shelter Island School District announced at 5 p.m. today that all classes and activities have been canceled for tomorrow, Thursday, January 4 due to the impending snowstorm. (more…)

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05/22/17 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ | PHOTO Runners at Fiske Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ  PHOTO Runners at Fiske Field. The district will spray against ticks next week.

The Shelter Island School District will spray an organic compound on Fiske Field, weather permitting, on Wednesday, May 31, in an effort to reduce the number of ticks. (more…)

05/15/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

It has been a relatively quiet budgeting season for the Shelter Island School District, settling on a $11.3 million spending plan for the next school year and maintaining all programs while avoiding going above the state-mandated tax levy cap.

Given the reality that cost increases are inevitable, we are confident that administrators and Board of Education members demonstrated a responsible approach to this budget.

We encourage a “yes” vote on the budget tomorrow. (more…)

03/02/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Shelter Island Preschool Board President Victoria Weslek.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | Shelter Island Preschool Board President Victoria Weslek.

They’re still meeting, still talking.

The Shelter Island School District and  representatives of the private Shelter Island Preschool are continuing the search for ways to maintain the best of both worlds for young children, Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik told the Board of Education at the February 25 meeting.

But it remains unclear what that might be. (more…)