10/14/19 10:00am

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The Shelter Island Education Foundation is now accepting grant applications.

The Shelter Island Education Foundation accepts grant requests twice a year from students, teachers and programs that inspire participants and enrich their futures.

Projects must provide, or make possible, educational experiences beyond those available in the normal school curriculum and budget.

Applications for grants became available Oct. 8 at shelterislandfoundation.org and at the Shelter Island School. It is preferable to fill out the application online and download for signatures.

Applications must be received by Nov. 4, 2019.

10/10/19 10:00am

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The ESPN Drug Free All Stars visited Shelter Island School on Friday, Oct. 4.

Stars engage students in fun assembly

When Shelter Island School hosted a special assembly on Friday, Oct. 4, featuring the ESPN Drug Free All Stars, the word from students was “Best Assembly EVER!” according to teacher Janine Mahoney.

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05/19/19 3:00pm

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTOS
From left, Luca Martinez, Jalill Carter, Hayden Rylott, Ben Waife, Mrs. Taylor, Bella Springer, Elijah Davidson, Noah Topliff, Bazzy Quigley-Dunning, Angelina Rice, Madigan Teodoru, Andrea Napoles, Cassandra Espinoza, Kathy Ramos Nieves, Ariana Carter and Lily Page.

Under the direction of the Nature Conservancy’s Cindy Belt and Shelter Island teacher Carolyn Taylor, Shelter Island School’s earth science class had a fantastic day completing a field lab at Mashomack last month. Skills included map and chart reading, orienting with compasses to find a “pregnant tree,” a glacial erratic, a glacier re-enactment, observing soil horizons and reviewing types of rocks.

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04/11/19 4:30pm

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Gomez Addams (Owen Gibbs) and daughter Wednesday (Francis Regan) contemplate love.

Electrical chairs, crossbow hunting in Central Park and falling in love with the moon were just some of the antics that were front and center in “The Addams Family,” the Shelter Island School Drama Club’s spring musical presented at the school April 4 to 7.

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03/08/19 8:00am

JANINE MAHONEY PHOTOS
From left, back row, Dan Martin, Lucas Quigley-Dunning, Amelia Clark, Walter Richards, Brandon Velasquez and Jonas Kinsey. Front: Lauren Gurney, Nick Labrozzi and Lyng Coyne.

The Shelter Island National Honor Society (NHS) collected over 500 items and $40 during their Souper Bowl of Caring food drive competition. In a competition with Odd Grades pitted against Even Grades, the Odd team was victorious.

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