03/30/19 11:00am

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTOS
The school’s DECA students traveled to Rochester for a competition.

Three of Shelter Island School’s 25 DECA Club students competed in a state level competition in Rochester in early March.

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03/13/19 2:00pm

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Student Jade Samuelson inspired art teacher Stephanie Sareyani to work with her classes to create a large number of exhibits during this school year.

The Board of Education provided first readings of several policies at its March 11 meeting — admissions, child abuse and mistreatment and use of surveillance cameras in the district and on buses. (more…)

01/22/17 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Shelter Island DECA participants.

COURTESY PHOTO | Shelter Island DECA participants.

The Shelter Island DECA Club was successful again this year at the Suffolk County DECA Regional Competition. DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) is an international association of high school and college students and teachers of marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service. James Theinert and Martha Tuthill worked with the students to prepare them for this competition. Island students competed with over 1,800 students from other Suffolk County DECA Clubs. (more…)

01/22/16 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island School students formed a new business club, DECA, and competed against 1,800 students in Suffolk County Regional Competition earlier this month in Selden. Elizabeth Dunning, Henry Lang, Olivia Yeaman and Julia Labrozzi won awards while Nicolette Frasco received an honorable mention. From left front row, Zoey Bolton, Nicolette Frasco, Sophia Strauss, Elizabeth, Margaret Michalak and Serina Kaasik. Second row: Luke Gilpin, Julia Labrozzi, Melissa and Dominy Gil. Third row: Sydney Clark, Olivia and Henry Lang.

COURTESY PHOTO | Shelter Island School students formed a new business club, DECA, and competed against 1,800 students in Suffolk County Regional Competition earlier this month in Selden. Elizabeth Dunning, Henry Lang, Olivia Yeaman and Julia Labrozzi won awards while Nicolette Frasco received an honorable mention. From left front row, Zoey Bolton, Nicolette Frasco, Sophia Strauss, Elizabeth Dunning, Margaret Michalak and Serina Kaasik. Second row: Luke Gilpin, Julia Labrozzi, Melissa and Dominy Gil. Third row: Sydney Clark, Olivia and Henry Lang.

When the Shelter Island School District hired Martha Tuthill last year, the district gained not just an experienced guidance teacher but an innovator, according to district officials.

What Ms. Tuthill brought to the Island is an understanding that her job was not just to guide students’ curriculum choices toward college, but to open up opportunities for all students to experience the world of work. (more…)