12/08/18 11:00am

COURTESY PHOTOS
Students learned about the female spies of World War II at Havens Barn in late November.

      On Wednesday, November 28, Shelter Island School’s 11th grade English and social studies classes visited the Shelter Island Historical Society to hear an intriguing lecture by Pat DelGiorno, called “Female British Spies of WWII.”  They were accompanied by their teachers, Ms. Colligan, Mr. Miedema, Ms. Treharne and Mr. Brennan. 

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12/02/18 11:00am

COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island School’s kindergarten students won a Donut Party as a thank you from the PTSA for being the class with the biggest PTSA memberships recorded in a recent drive. Front row, Eduardo Perez, Jose Rodriguez, Anthony Rando, Jackson Surerus, Larkin Morehead and Marco Shields. Back are Fernando Carvajal, Tennessee James and Mia Davlianidze.


11/14/18 4:30pm

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island School

Shelter Island School District officials are exploring a joint effort with East Hampton aimed at enhancing educational opportunities for students in both districts.

The  collaborative effort was  briefly discussed at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting, with the hope of  helping students meet new standards and produce improved scores on standardized tests, according to Academic Administrator Jennifer Rylott.

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11/07/18 12:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Officer Anthony Rando (left), Police Chief Jim Read and Shelter Island School Superintendent Christine Finn discussed materials and curriculum at Police Headquarters Monday related to the expanded D.A.R.E. program, which has added sessions for educating students about opioid abuse. The Island’s pilot program is the first in the state to add the special sessions using a curriculum developed by D.A.R.E. America.

When D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) America looked for a Long Island program to launch its student curriculum dealing with opioid abuse, Shelter Island was one of four active units ready to take on the challenge. (more…)