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…)
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…)
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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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…)
JULIE LANE PHOTO | Student interns, from left, Aidan Mysliborski, Adrian Sulahian and Zach Renault discuss their internship program Preserve with teacher Michelle Corbett.
There are no good jobs on Shelter Island.
That’s what many young people tell you, but a small contingent of high school students, involved in the first year of the school’s internship program, are ready to dispute that theory, expressing their delight in the wide number of opportunities they’ve experienced in both the private and public sectors. (more…)