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

Catch-a-Career Breakfast: Are you a junior or senior thinking about what career you may want to pursue? Interested in learning more about a variety of career paths before making your decision? If so, then the Catch-a-Career Breakfast on Oct. 27 is the event for you. Come join us at the Irish Coffee Pub and participate in a career networking breakfast where you will meet with business professionals in your future career field to discuss your college and career plans. Any junior or senior interested in attending can pick up a packet with all the details in the main office or see Mr. McHugh or Mrs. Lopiccolo. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first served basis. This is an opportunity that you don’t want to miss.

Curriculum Guide:The high school's 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  


French Club: Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28. This is an important meeting because we will be voting for our 2016-2017 officers. Please make every effort to attend. If you cannot attend and you would like to vote by absentee ballot, please see Mrs. Pinka during the day on Wednesday.

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

PTA Reflections: Are you looking to express your creativity in dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography or visual arts? This year’s PTA Reflections theme is "What Is Your Story?" See Mrs. Toomey for details. Deadline for entries is Nov. 18.

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.

Senior Pictures: If you have not yet had your senior picture taken there is one last chance. You must sign up for an appointment in the main office. Make-up day is Friday, Oct. 14. If you do not get your picture taken by this date, you will not be in the yearbook!  Note: Make-up day is not for retakes. Contact Prestige Portraits in Farmingdale for retakes.

Seniors: Nominations for homecoming king and queen have begun. We will be using yearbookvote.com for both nominations and final voting. Instructions on how to place your nomination/vote can be found in the main office, on flyers throughout the school, or you can see Ms. Fleming or Mrs. Vannatta in Room 216. Also, anyone who voted before Monday, Sept. 26 needs to revote.

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).

 




 

 

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Guidance Announcements

Guidance Reminders: To sign up for important reminders from Guidance, text the message @eiguidance to the number 81010 or click here.

NACAC Long Island College Fair: This fair will be held on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m -3 p.m. at the Health, Sports & Education Center at Suffolk Community College's Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood. Click here for a list of colleges attending and to register for this event. 

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.
 
SAT/ACT Prep Online: Get free SAT/ACT prep through your Castle Learning Account. Click here for more info.

Suffolk Community College: Suffolk Community College will be offering on-site admissions on Thursday, Oct. 13. Seniors can come down to guidance to set up an appointment. The Suffolk counselor will be here from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will be able to answer any questions you may have regarding the enrollment process and/or Suffolk degree programs.

WCSA Suffolk Fall College Fair: This fair will be held on Monday, Oct. 17 from 5:30 -8:30 p.m. at the UpSky Long Island Hotel at 110 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway in Hauppauge. Click here to register for this event.

 




 

Scholarship Announcements


Doctors of Tomorrow: The 2017 Doctors of Tomorrow Scholarship Program is available for seniors. It is a countywide student educational program sponsored by the Suffolk Academy of Medicine, to provide personal, firsthand, encouraging information on what it takes to become a doctor. The program consists of an Introductory Symposium, an Essay Contest, and A Day with a Doctor. To be eligible for ANY of these awards you must participate in ALL the listed events! Click here for DOT brochure with important dates and application information. If you are interested, please see Ms. Vincenti in Guidance by Thursday, Nov. 17 to sign up to attend the Informational Symposium.

Scholarship Announcements: To sign up for scholarship announcements from the East Islip Guidance Department, text the message @eischolars to the number 81010 or clicking here
Scholarship Information: Please visit your Naviance account and the guidance website for additional scholarship information. 

STEM Incentive Program: Seniors ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class, who attend a SUNY or CUNY college 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.
















Wednesday, September 28, 2016