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03/14/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island students marching this morning from the school down Route 114.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island students marching this morning from the school on Route 114.

“Adults love us when we have high test scores but hate us when we have strong opinions.”

That was among the signs carried by Shelter Island students Wednesday morning who walked out of school at 10 a.m. as a sign of solidarity, remembering those who were murdered in Parkland, Florida a month ago.

They also held signs bearing the names of those killed at Sandy Hook and Columbine. The short march was orderly and silent in the cold, bright day. The students joined thousands who walked out of school today across the country on Wednesday morning. (more…)

04/24/17 12:00pm
MARY LYDON PHOTO There's a proposal to buy locally sourced food for school lunches.

MARY LYDON PHOTO There’s a proposal to buy locally sourced food for school lunches.

What’s for lunch? The answer could change for Shelter Island students.

The school district’s Wellness Committee is suggesting the Board of Education consider turning down state aid that comes with restrictions about what can be served and where it can be purchased. (more…)

02/06/17 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Shelter Island School Teacher Lynne Colligan said bout 40 percent of students take at least one advanced placement course and generally take more than one.

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Shelter Island School Teacher Lynne Colligan said about 40 percent of students take at least one advanced placement course and generally take more than one.

Shelter Island has been selected to join an exclusive club — only 25 school districts in New York State are members. (more…)

11/22/16 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Formal high school yearbooks, popular since the 1840s, represent students’ views of their schools and communities, and serve as cherished time capsules. The Shelter Island School’s current student yearbook club is seeking advertisers to help them fund the 78th edition of ‘Pogatticut.’

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Formal high school yearbooks, popular since the 1840s, represent students’ views of their schools and communities, and serve as cherished time capsules. The Shelter Island School’s current student yearbook club is seeking advertisers to help them fund the 78th edition of ‘Pogatticut.’

“Pogatticut,” the Shelter Island School yearbook, has been published without fail since 1940 and with Thanksgiving upon us and folks returning home from distant places, what better time to flip through its pages with family and friends?

“We know in future years, when we review these pages, we will once again relive all joyous times and cherished experiences that were part of our school days,” states the forward of the 1949 edition. (more…)