09/03/19 10:00am

SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL PHOTO
A new mural painted by former teacher Erica Mailand now adorns the math, science and technology wing at Shelter Island School.

The Reporter caught up with Shelter Island School’s district clerk, Jacki Dunning, to talk about life on campus.

Who painted the new mural and what was the inspiration/theme behind it? 

The new mural in the MST Wing (Math Science Technology) was painted by Erica Mailand, who was an elementary teacher and teacher assistant in our school last year. The mural design of three female scientists was suggested by three of our very own female scientists — Lauren Gurney, Emma Gallagher and Abigail Kotula.

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11/26/18 12:00pm

COURTESY PHOTOS
A Shelter Island School student “fishing” out proteins to freeze in liquid nitrogen.

Last week Shelter Island School students “fished” for crystals of Methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR), an enzyme in normal human metabolism that has been implicated in many human diseases.

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