07/17/19 8:00am

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When Shelter Island School received a New York State grant of $250,000 in 2016, it planned to use much of the money to link into an upgraded septic system planned for the Legion Hall.

But with that project reconsidered, the Board of Education agreed at a special meeting Tuesday morning to dedicate money to deal with what Building and Grounds Director Mike Dunning described as remediating “a pretty nasty” situation affecting two of the school’s bathrooms. (more…)

06/19/19 4:30pm

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The Shelter Island Board of Education has hired an interim superintendent to take the helm when Christine Finn leaves the district at the end of the month. But Allan Gerstenlauer may never take the post. (more…)

06/05/19 8:00am

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The Shelter Island School District is about to undergo a major transformation with the loss of two of its long-term Board of Education members — Thomas Graffagnino and Mark Kanarvogel — who both chose not to seek re-election last month. (more…)

05/21/19 9:44pm

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Outgoing Superintendent Christine Finn looks on as John Klupka Sr. took the oath of office Tuesday night. He immediately takes the seat that belonged to Elizabeth Melichar and will have to run again next May if he chooses to remain on the Board of Education. The other two Board of Education members — Jason Lones and Katharine Rossi-Snook won full three-year terms and will be sworn in at the reorganization meeting in July.

Shelter Island voters approved the 2019-20 School District budget of $11.9 million by a comfortable margin. (more…)