1 Redmen St.
Islip Terrace, NY 11752-2898











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



Curriculum Guide:The high school's 2017-2018 curriculum guide is available here. Department videos that supplement the curriculum guide can be viewed at the following links:
    Family and Consumer Science   
    Health and Physical Education   
    Language Other than English   

Job Shadowing: Students shadowing on Thursday, Jan. 19 should pick up a permission slip from Mrs. Lopiccolo in Room 230.  Please see Mrs. Lopiccolo during period 4 or 5 if you have any questions.

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

Parking Permits: The new parking permit lottery will be on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. in the HS cafeteria. 

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.

Scheduling: The student portal is now open for all students to make their ELECTIVE course selections. We ask that all students select one “first choice” elective and two “alternative” electives. All elective requests must be entered into the system by the extended deadline of Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Core recommendations (English, social studies, mathematics, science and LOTE) will be made by the teachers during the month of January. Between Feb. 6 and March 17, 2017, parents are invited to join their child for a meeting with his or her counselor to review and lock-in their core recommendations and elective requests. Students who are not satisfied with core recommendation may begin the Challenge-Up process at this time. Please click here for a detailed letter from the high school principal, Mr. Brennen, and click here for the 2017-2018 elective sheet. If you are having trouble logging in to your student portal account, please email parentportal@eischools.org. For a registration tutorial, click here.

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 Screenings and Physicals: Click here for more information on spring sports screenings (Feb. 13) and physicals (Feb. 14).




Guidance Announcements

Animal Experience at Suffolk County Farm: Get experience with farm animals during spring break (April 11-14). Click here for more information.

College Visits
: Seniors should check the bulletin board outside the guidance office for a list of colleges which will be visiting the high school. This list includes specific dates and times and can also be found in Naviance.

: Starting with the Class of 2017, seniors and parents may start their FAFSA application by clicking here for access to resources available to guide them through the FAFSA process.

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

Job Fairs: The Town of Islip is hosting local job fairs! For teens/young adults looking for part-time work or summer employment, this is the place to connect with prospective local employers. Job seekers can complete applications, submit resumes and receive information about employment opportunities. Admission is free. Click here for more information.

PSAT: Scores are available to students; click here for more info.

SAT Prep Class at EIHS: Click here for info.

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

Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program: Click here for more information on this 2017 program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Visit www.ccesuffolk.org for a registration form.



Scholarship Announcements

Bambino Scholarship: The Bambino Scholarship is available to a special education student who is college bound. The goal of this scholarship is to reward a student who has worked through his or her special challenges to complete high school and gain acceptance into a college or university. The scholarship is in memory of Cristin Ann Bambino, daughter of NYSIR’s director of risk management, Robert Bambino. Cristin was a special education student who persevered through many obstacles and earned a bachelor’s degree and a paralegal certificate before her untimely passing. Applicants for this scholarship must complete an essay, not to exceed 650 words, that addresses the following topics: The student’s accomplishments (clubs, athletics, volunteer activities, and academic achievements); examples of how the student overcame his or her challenges; how the student can serve as a role model for other young people with special challenges; and what the student will study in college. Click here for Bambino Scholarship application. Applications must be returned to Ms. Vincenti in Guidance by Monday, March 27. 

Goncalves Scholarship: The Goncalves Scholarship is available to a student who demonstrates an involvement and work for a cause or organization that promotes social justice, equal opportunity, relief of human suffering or other aspiration generally understood to be within the meaning of humanitarian activity throughout their high school career. Diversity is encouraged. This scholarship is in honor of NYSIR’s former executive director, Joseph Goncalves.
Applicants for this scholarship must complete an essay, not to exceed 650 words, that explains: His or her experience serving others during their high school careers; how that service has benefited others; what that experience has personally meant to the applicant. The essay also may include mention of inspirational role models. Click here for Goncalves Scholarship application. Applications must be returned to Ms. Vincenti in Guidance by Monday, March 27.
Jensen Scholarship
: The Jensen Scholarship is available to a student who has excelled in design in his or her high school career. The goal of this scholarship is to reward a student who has shown interest and promise in design and who wishes to pursue this path in college. The scholarship is in memory of Paul Jensen, a marketing representative for NYSIR. Paul was a great craftsman, able to evaluate the best functional attributes of multiple designs and then conceptualize his own creative version. For example, he created canoe designs then converted them to sailing canoes, and then adapted a commercial roof rack to transport the canoes. Applicants for this scholarship must complete an essay, not to exceed 650 words, that explains: A way they would design, or adapt an existing design, for a specific purpose; how this design or adaptation could be accomplished; why this design, or adaptation, would be unique. Schematics or drawings are not required but may be attached to the essay to help explain the design or adaptation.
Click here for Jensen Scholarship application. Applications must be returned to Ms. Vincenti in Guidance by Monday, March 27.  
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.
Friday, January 20, 2017