A small but determined group of parents implored the Shelter Island Board of Education Monday night to support an effort to delay implementation of a new state mandate requiring children to be immunized against a number of communicable diseases. (more…)
The Morehead family at the Museum of Natural History last week. From left, Nicholas, Larkin, Cayman and Paige.
On Monday morning, Victoria Weslek was preparing for a trip to a couple of big box stores in Riverhead to get her three children — Harrison, 11, Evan 9, and Elizabeth 7 — school supplies and clothes for the first day of school. (more…)
A group of four-year-olds at the Shelter Island Preschool delighted in a science experiment demonstrating how volcanos erupt. The program that leases space at Shelter Island Presbyterian Church is undergoing changes, including the addition of a second teacher.
If you’re the parent of a youngster between the ages of two and four, you likely have considered preschool education for your child. But with only six slots available in the public school’s program, you may be unaware there’s an alternative. (more…)