08/06/19 10:00am

LAUREN GURNEY PHOTO
The 2018-2019 Shelter Island High School volleyball team. From left, Abby Kotula, Jen Lupo, Ella Mysliborski, Isabelle Topliff, Jane Richards, Amelia Clark, Amelia Reiter (with ball), Audrey Wood, Nichole Hand, Lauren Gurney, Maria Carbajal and Lyng Coyne.

Shelter Island School has an outstanding record of producing students who excel both on the court and in the classroom.

This spring the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced that Shelter Island had won its fourth consecutive School of Distinction award. (more…)

01/23/19 12:00pm

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A new vaping prevention program is being piloted in Suffolk County schools, County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday.

Citing an “alarming  rise” in teenagers who use e-cigarettes, the program, “Vape Out,” will launch in four Suffolk County school districts January 30. (more…)

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04/25/18 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Lupo signs up for a possible job at Shelter Island Hardware bringing smiles to the faces of Camryn (center) and Meredith Page.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO James Lupo signs up for a possible job at Shelter Island Hardware bringing smiles to the faces of Camryn (center) and Meredith Page.

Shelter Island students mobbed the school gymnasium Monday afternoon — some in search of summer jobs that would put money in their pockets.

Others were looking for opportunities to volunteer to rack up community service hours that could win them accolades when they graduate and help them stand out from the crowd of college applications. (more…)

01/17/18 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Director of Guidance Martha Tuthill was granted tenure effective in February.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island Director of Guidance Martha Tuthill was granted tenure effective in February.

It was mostly a night for celebration at Tuesday’s Shelter Island Board of Education meeting where guidance counselor Martha Tuthill was granted tenure that becomes effective on February 23. (more…)

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07/26/16 8:00am
 CINDY BELT PHOTO The Shelter Island School varsity volleyball team, recipients of the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Team Academic Award, celebrated its 12th straight County Championship in November 2015.

CINDY BELT PHOTO
The Shelter Island School varsity volleyball team, recipients of the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Team Academic Award, celebrated its 12th straight County Championship in November 2015.

The 2015-2016 Shelter Island School girls varsity volleyball team has earned national recognition for academic success for the second straight year. (more…)