1 Redmen St.
Islip Terrace, NY 11752-2898
631-224-2100

 

 

Main Office: 631-224-2110/2111/2113
Health Office: 631-224-2135
Attendance Office: 631-224-2114/2134

School Hours: 7:10 a.m.-1:47 p.m.

Grades: 9-12

 
   

Principal: William Brennen




 

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” Henry David Thoreau





 

Announcements

Broadcaster: There will be a mandatory meeting of all Broadcaster staff on Monday, April 18 immediately after school in Room 274. Please be prompt.

Class of 2017
: Junior prom tickets will be on sale starting Wednesday, April 13 and will be sold through Friday, April 22. Tickets are $50 each. You MUST buy your tickets during this two-week period if you wish to attend. There will be no exceptions. You must bring a signed parental consent form with you to purchase your tickets. You should have received it in the mail. See Ms. Fleming or Ms. Takacs in Room 216 to purchase your tickets or with any questions.

Curriculum Guide:The high school's new 2016-2017 curriculum guide is now available here. Department videos that supplement the curriculum guide can be viewed at the following links:
    Art    
    Business   
    English   
    Family and Consumer Science   
    Health and Physical Education   
    Language Other than English   
    Math   
    Music   
    Science   
    Technology  


Math Honor Society: Anyone interested in applying to the Math Honor Society and/or Math Team, please see Ms. Burns in Room 208 for the necessary paperwork.

Newsletter
: Click here to read the current issue of the high school newsletter.

Report Cards: Progress reports and student schedules for all students are available to parents and guardians only in electronic format, via the Parent Portal. Click here for detailed information.

Standardized Testing ID: Acceptable forms of ID for standardized testing include: 1) Government-issued driver's license or non-driver ID card, 2) Official school-produced student identification card from the school the student currently attends, 3) Government- issued passport, 4) Government-issued military or national identification card, 5) SAT/ACT student ID form (provided by Guidance; this needs to be notarized).


 




 

 

Athletics Announcements

Spring Sports Scheduling Information: Click here for information.

 

 



 

Guidance Announcements

AP Exams: If you are signed up to take an AP Exam in May, please stop down to guidance for an AP booklet at your convenience.

Financial Aid 101: To view this presentation, click here.

LIU Post Summer Program: Are you a junior looking for a college summer program in the sciences? LIU Post is offering a FREE one-week program to exceptional juniors who plan on pursuing a degree in forensic science or in health care. See Mrs. Neri in Room 101 if you are interested in learning about this exciting opportunity.

Method Test Prep: Method Test Prep is offering a SAT prep course at East Islip High School in preparation for the June 4 SAT. Please click here for additional information and for the registration link.

Naviance
: The EIHS Guidance Department is pleased to introduce Family Connection from Naviance, a web-based service designed especially for students and parents. Please click here for a presentation regarding registration for new accounts for parents and students.

New SAT: The redesign of the SAT includes changes to the essay component. Students will have the option of taking the SAT with the essay or without. Colleges may require or recommend the SAT essay as part of their application process. Click here for a list of SAT policies of colleges and universities.

Nursing: The Future Nurse Committee invites all students interested in nursing to a “Segue to Nursing” Night at St. Francis Hospital DeMatteis Center on Tuesday, May 3. Professional nurses from various specialties are available to answer all of your questions. Click here to RSVP and for more information.

PSAT: PSAT scores are now available. Go to www.collegeboard.org and log in or create an account to see your scores.  Cllick the "Add Scores" button if you do not see your scores after logging in. Click here for a video explaining how to understand your PSAT score report.
 
Remind.com: The Guidance Department will be using Remind.com to send out quick reminders throughout the school year. If you would like to sign up for your child's class reminders, please click on the following links for additional instructions: Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores, Freshmen.  

Seniors: The Guidance Department is requesting a copy of seniors' acceptance and scholarship letters from all colleges and universities as they receive them.

SAT: Click here for a guide to the College Board new redesigned SAT examination.  
 
SAT/ACT Prep: Get free SAT/ACT prep through your Castle Learning Account. Click here for more info.

STEM Incentive Program
: Seniors ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class, who attend a SUNY or CUNY college next year in a program leading to a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, may be eligible for the New York State STEM Incentive Program, which provides a full tuition scholarship and includes a service requirement. Click here for more information.

Suffolk Spring 2016 College Fair: Sponsored by Western Suffolk Counselors’ Association, the Suffolk Spring 2016 College Fair will be held on Monday, April 18 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Huntington Hilton Hotel, 598 Broadhollow Road (Route 110), Melville, NY. Click here for a list of colleges attending the fair. Pre-register by completing the form on www.gotocollegefairs.com and selecting the Suffolk College Fair on April 18 at the Huntington Hilton Hotel. It is preferable that students print out the barcode on a piece of paper and bring it to the fair. The form can also be completed on a smartphone and the barcode on the phone scanned by the college reps at the fair. Workshops for students and parents will be presented on “The College Search Process” at 6 p.m., “Financial Aid” at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.,“Historically Black Colleges” at  7:15 p.m., and “NCAA Regulations and Athletic Scholarships” at 7:30 p.m.


 




 

Scholarship Announcements


Acceptances: Seniors, the Guidance Department requests copies of your acceptance and scholarship letters from all colleges and universities as you receive them.

American Institute of Architects Scholarship
: The American Institute of Architects Long Island Chapter is offering a scholarship to high school seniors who will be entering an accredited school of architecture in the fall of 2016. Deadline is April 20. Click here for more information.

Cohalan Scholarship: The Honorable Peter Fox Cohalan Scholarship is awarded to a graduating Islip Town high school student who will pursue an undergraduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit hours in American history and/or American government. The awardees must attend a four-year accredited college or university. The award is $10,000 yearly for four years of degree completion. Deadline is April 30. Please click here for application.

Local Scholarships: The local scholarship applications are now available on the high school website. Please be aware of deadlines and specific criteria.

Scholarship Information: Please visit your Naviance account and the guidance website for additional scholarship information. 

Sparkler Baton Twirling Scholarship: This is available to seniors who have been in the Sparkler program for at least one season. Click here for an application. Deadline is April 30.
 











Thursday, April 28, 2016