01/12/16 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO The Shelter Island Board of Education granted tenure to Nurse Mary Kanarvogel Monday night.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Board of Education granted tenure to Nurse Mary Kanarvogel Monday night.

Tears ran down Mary Kanarvogel’s cheeks Monday night as a member of the Board of Education spoke about her contribution to the Shelter Island School and the wider community.

The occasion was the granting of tenure to the school nurse who board member Kathleen Lynch called a “mother” to everyone. (more…)

11/23/15 10:06am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik speaking at the November 18 meeting of the Shelter Island Board of Education meeting.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Superintendent Leonard Skuggevik speaking at the November 18 meeting of the Shelter Island Board of Education meeting.

Are students being awarded more credit than they deserve for their performances in honors courses?

That’s the concern of at least one parent father who questioned the Board of Education about so-called “weighted grades” that are given to honors students at Shelter Island School. (more…)