10/23/19 4:30pm

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School Superintendent Brian Doelger

A mandate from the State Education Department for a social/emotional curriculum is being greeted with enthusiasm, Superintendent Brian Doelger said at last week’s Board of Education meeting. (more…)

05/02/18 2:00pm
JANINE MAHONEY PHOTO | The crew, from left, back row: Janine Mahoney (NHS adviser), Audrey Wood, Amelia Clark, Lucas Quigley-Dunning, Owen Gibbs, Dan Martin, Lindsey Gallagher, Luke Gilpin, Emily Strauss, Isabelle Topliff, Jess Nardi (teacher volunteer) Front row: Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, Sarah Lewis, Isabella Sherman, Colleen Finn, Christine Finn (volunteer superintendent).

JANINE MAHONEY PHOTO | The crew, from left, back row: Janine Mahoney (NHS adviser), Audrey Wood, Amelia Clark, Lucas Quigley-Dunning, Owen Gibbs, Dan Martin, Lindsey Gallagher, Luke Gilpin, Emily Strauss, Isabelle Topliff, Jess Nardi (teacher volunteer) Front row: Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Abby Kotula, Sarah Lewis, Isabella Sherman, Colleen Finn, Christine Finn (volunteer superintendent).

Last fall, more than a dozen Shelter Island High School students slept outside in cardboard boxes to raise money and awareness for the housing crisis of the working poor. Recently a crew of 15, including National Honor Society members and friends, traveled to Bay Shore in a neighborhood where Habitat for Humanity is building four new homes on land donated by the town, revitalizing the neighborhood. (more…)

11/16/17 4:30pm
JANINE MAHONEY PHOTO | Shelter Island students slept in cardboard boxes on the school lawn on Monday, November 6 to raise money for Habitat for Humanity.

JANINE MAHONEY PHOTO | Shelter Island students slept in cardboard boxes on the school lawn on Monday, November 6 to raise money for Habitat for Humanity.

Thinking about young people, it’s hard not to conclude that they’re materialistic, in love with luxury, have atrocious manners, no respect for others and are obsessed with chatter via texting. (more…)