07/07/19 3:00pm

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Interim Superintendent Allan Gerstenlauer will replace Christine Finn for a single month in July before newly appointed Superintendent Brian Doelger returns to the district as Ms. Finn’s successor on August 1.

Allan Gerstenlauer will serve as interim superintendent of the Shelter Island School District for July, overseeing the summer school program and beginning work preparing for the fall term. (more…)

07/05/19 10:00am

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Brian Doelger, who left the district in 2014 for Patchogue-Medford, returns as superintendent, replacing Christine Finn.

From the moment Brian Doelger learned there was an opening for a superintendent on Shelter Island to replace Christine Finn, he knew he had to apply for the job.
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07/01/19 4:30pm

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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…)

08/06/14 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Brian Doelger has resigned from the Shelter Island School District to take a position with in the Patchogue-Medford District where his mentor, Dr. Michael Hynes, has just become superintendent.

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Brian Doelger has resigned from the Shelter Island School District to take a position in the Patchogue-Medford District where his mentor, Dr. Michael Hynes, has just become superintendent.

One of Shelter Island’s most popular teachers, Brian Doelger, resigned from the district today to accept a job as assistant principal of the Sexton Middle School in the Patchogue-Medford District. That’s the same district the Island’s former superintendent, Dr. Michael Hynes, is now superintendent (more…)

03/07/14 2:46pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Supervisor Jim Dougherty met with a Shelter Island high school government class Friday for a wide ranging discussion of the issues

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Supervisor Jim Dougherty met with a Shelter Island high school government class Friday for a wide ranging discussion of the issues.

Yes, Supervisor Jim Dougherty will swim in Fresh Pond this summer as he has done in past years. (more…)