05/07/19 10:16am

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Christine Finn.

Two years after coming to Shelter Island as school superintendent and principal, Christine Finn will be leaving the district on July 1 to become superintendent of the Carle Place School District. (more…)

06/19/18 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE | Todd Gulluscio becomes Shelter Island School dean of students, director of physical education and district operation, assuming a newly created position as of July 1.

REPORTER FILE |
Todd Gulluscio, Shelter Island School dean of students, director of physical education and district operation, is a member of the New York State Athletic Administrators Association Representative Board.

The Board of Education granted tenure at its June meeting to three teachers — Bryan Knipfing, Brittney Russo and Michele Yirce.

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05/30/18 2:00pm
A healthy — in more than one way— crowd of all ages participated in a group walk May 25.

A healthy — in every way— crowd of all ages participated in a group walk May 25.

On May 25, the Shelter Island School completed its second annual “A Walk Across America” challenge. Students, teachers, parents, grandparents and school board members were welcome to participate in a five-day event to promote fitness and school spirit, walking laps around the school track and combining the miles covered to attain a goal. (more…)

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05/15/18 10:00am

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The use of the unregulated e-cigarettes — vaping — has a trend line among young people going straight up.

In a report issued by the U.S. Surgeon General two years ago, data showed a 900 percent increase in e-cigarette use by high school students from the previous four years. Research gathered by the National Youth Tobacco Survey among young people found that 1.7 million students said they’d indulged in an e-cigarette in the past 30 days of the date of the survey. For middle school kids, the number was 500,000. (more…)