JULIE LANE PHOTO School District Business Leader Idowu Ogundipe outlined the direct educational budget projection for the 2018-19 school year at Monday night’s meeting. He has one more area, facilities spending, to present in February before the Board of Education begins its line-by-line review of the draft.
Plan for the worst, hope for the best is the approach the Shelter Island Board of Education is taking toward budgeting for the 2018-19 school year, according to district Business Leader Idowu Ogundipe.
At the same time, Superintendent Christine Finn said at Monday night’s meeting she expects the district will end up “definitely holding the line” on spending next year. (more…)
MARTHA TUTHILL PHOTO Student leaders engaged younger classmates in discussions about tolerance and respect for others during and Anti-Defamation League character building program at Shelter Island School.
Reading, writing, arithmetic. They’re all still essential to a well-rounded education. But at Shelter Island School, there’s also an emphasis on what’s being termed “social and emotional learning” that’s part of classroom subjects. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tristan Wissemann, center, flanked by Shelter Island School Athletic Hall of Famers Walter Richards, left, and Cori Cass, at Monday’s halftime ceremony that retired Wissemann’s jersey number. The three Shelter Island School players broke the 1,000-point mark in their varsity careers.
On Monday evening, Tristan Wissemann received one of the highest honors a Shelter Island basketball player can achieve. (more…)
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Superintendent Christine Finn with Board of Education President Graffagnino .
The Shelter Island Board of Education is continuing to interview candidates to replace business leader Tim Laube who resigned last month to take a job as business manager in the Eastport-South Manor School District, much nearer to his home. (more…)
Shelter Island Coach Cindy Belt huddles with her team. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)
Title IX, subsequently renamed the Patsy Mink Equal Opportunity Education Act, was signed into law by President Richard Nixon 45 years ago on June 23, 1972.
Among the areas of discrimination in the United States that it changed was the downplaying of women’s sports at educational institutions. (more…)