07/08/19 2:00pm

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Thomas Graffagnino recently offered thoughts about his service and the work ahead for the newly constituted Board of Education.

On the morning of July 1, former Board of Education President Thomas Graffagnino sat in the audience of the school’s conference room, watching his successors announce the official hiring of Brian Doelger as superintendent of schools. (more…)

07/01/19 4:30pm

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
The Shelter Island Class of 2019. Front row, from left, Camryn Page, Nichole Hand, Kimberly Chica, Ella Mysliborski and Jaime Lenzer. Row two, from left, Kyle Burns, Joseph Lupo, Mason Marcello and Nicholas Young. Row three, from left, Ethan Renault, Erik Thilberg, David Neese, Taylor Tybaert and Devon Bolton. Back row, from left, Stephen Cummings, Nico Seddio, Owen Gibbs and Michael Payano. Not pictured is Mia Clark.

The futures of the 19 members of Shelter Island’s Class of 2019 are bright, but the weather forecast was iffy for the Saturday afternoon graduation ceremonies. (more…)

01/10/19 8:00am

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

The public got a first look Tuesday evening at the direction the administration and the Shelter Island Board of Education hopes to take in structuring a budget for the 2019-20 school year. The goal is to stay within the state-imposed cap of 2 percent above the current tax rate. (more…)

06/25/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The 2018 Class of Shelter Island High School celebrating their graduation on a damp but joyous Saturday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The 2018 Class of Shelter Island High School celebrating their graduation on a damp but joyous Saturday.

Rain and dampness pushed the Shelter Island graduation inside the gymnasium Saturday.

Keeping with a watery motif of the day, the tears of several graduates moved families, friends and school staff members to standing ovations for both the class valedictorian and salutatorian. (more…)