JULIA BRENNAN PHOTO The school district’s new business leader, Idowu K. Ogundipe, was officially hired at Monday’s Board of Education meeting. Mr. Ogundipe, who begins work here on October 4, is an account for the Uniondale Public Schools.
Christine Finn had just been sworn in as the Island’s new superintendent at the Board of Education meeting Monday night when she accepted an award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association naming Shelter Island as a “School of Distinction,” prompting her to joke “this is the only ahtletic award I will ever have.” (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island School boys and girls cross county teams. Back row, from left, Coach Bryan Gallagher, Chanin Inturam, Joshua Green, Will Garrison, Kal Lewis, Jack Kimmelmann, Michael Payano, Liam Adipietro, Jonas Kinsey, Darien Hunter, Coach Bryan Knipfing, Jason Green and Coach Toby Green. Front row, Olivia Yeaman, Lily Garrison, Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, team mascot Chase, Lindsay Gallagher, Caitlin Binder, Lauren Gurney, Justine Karen and Elizabeth Cummings. Not pictured, Tyler Gulluscio, Jack Lang and Walter Richards.
Shelter Island’s boys cross country team placed seventh and the girls placed ninth in the 2015 New York State Public High School Athletic Association State Championships.
The boys and girls teams made it to the state competition by winning the Class D county championships — sporting a perfect record in league races this year. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO| The crowd at the 50th annual Science Fair
Top honors at the Shelter Island School’s 50th annual Science Fair on Friday, December 5 went to ninth grader Lindsey Gallagher in the senior division and seventh grader Liam Adipietro in the junior division. They walked off with Best of Fair awards. (more…)