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

 
 
Principal: William Brennen
 

 


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





 

Announcements

 

 

East Islip High School Start Time
7:10 a.m.-1:47 p.m.                  
Grades 9-12 

 


Breakfast/Lunch Program: Parents and guardians can apply for the free/reduced breakfast/lunch program at any time during the school year. For further information, please contact high school social worker Dr. DePasquale at 631-224-2122.

Day for Christian: Christian Koehler was a student in the East Islip School District who lost his battle to brain cancer on May 29, 2009. Since his passing, his family started the Christian Koehler Foundation and they are holding a fundraiser in Christian’s honor. May 15 will be “A Day for Christian,” where studentscan purchase shirts to show support in the fight against pediatric cancer. Anyone interested in supporting this cause can stop by the school store and pick up an order form. Order forms need to be in by March 27.
 
Library Hours: The high school library is open daily from 6:45 a.m–2:45 p.m.

Pride Days: Fridays are EI Pride Days! Show your pride by wearing your East Islip colors (red and black, or red and white), jersey or uniform. 

Rare Disease Day: Feb. 28 is Rare Disease Day, celebrated all over the world to raise awareness and show support for people living with rare diseases, like our own EI sophomore, Kyle Engblom. We will be observing Rare Disease Day in school this Friday, Feb. 27. If you would like to buy a T-shirt, please see Mrs. Pignataro in Guidance. Shirts are only $8 each, and a portion of each sale will be donated to charity. 

Report Cards: In an effort to reduce paper consumption and mailing costs, and to encourage ongoing open and regular communication with parents, 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.

School News Articles and Photos: News articles and photos specifically for East Islip High School can be viewed by clicking on "View News" under "Current News" on the left side of this page. Districtwide news can be viewed by clicking on "News" in the links at left, or by visiting the main district page. Older articles can be found in the News Archive.

Science: Students who have completed three years of high school science and have 20 hours of science-related community service, please stop by Mrs. Neri’s room for more 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).   
 
Teacher Websites: High school teacher websites are accessed via the Staff Directory link at left. Names of teachers with their own site are highlighted in red; simply click on the name to access their page.

 




 

Athletics Announcements

Boys Spring Track: For any boys interested in competing in spring track, there will be a mandatory meeting on Thursday, Feb. 26 in the lunchroom right after school. Please bring a pen or pencil. If for some reason you cannot attend, please see Coach Tubello or Coach Caraccia.

Girls Golf: For members of the girls varsity and those interested in trying out for the golf team, there will be a brief meeting on Friday, Feb. 27 at 2:15 p.m. in the main lobby. Information regarding try-outs will be distributed at this time. Please be certain you are cleared to try out by Feb, 27. You must have all paperwork to the nurse by this date.

Softball: There will be a mandatory meeting for all girls interested in playing JV or varsity softball this spring on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. in the cafeteria. If you cannot attend, please see coach Schwender.  Tryouts start Monday, March 9.

Spring Sports Screenings & Physicals: Click here for more info on spring screenings and physicals, to be held March 23 and 24.

Winter Sports Award Night: Click here for information on this event, which will be held on Wednesday, March 4. 

 




 



 

Guidance Announcements

AP Exams: Students taking AP exams in May should stop by Guidance to pick up the AP exam guide at their earliest convenience.

Arts Workshop
: Briarcliffe College is offering an informational workshop for creative students that wish to pursue education or a career in the arts. This workshop will cover applying to an art and design school and how to make your portfolio stand out. highlighting artistic selection, lighting, photographing and cropping artwork for the best presentation. The workshop will be held on March 24 at the Patchogue campus and on March 25 at the Bethpage campus, both from 5:15-6:30 p.m. Space is limited and an RSVP is required. Contact Patchogue at 631-730-2010 and Bethpage at 631-918-3657.

ASVAB Exam
: EIHS will be hosting an administration of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery on Wednesday, March 11.  This exam is useful for students considering military service, as well as those in need of further career exploration before graduation. This exam is given at no cost and does not commit the student to any career or military enlistment. If you are interested in signing up for this exam, please see Mr. Boehler in Guidance. The permission slip must be returned to guidance no later than Friday, March 6.
 
College Visits
: Click here for a new list of college visits for 2014-2015.

Future Physicians
: Are you a junior thinking of a career in medicine? The National Academy of Future Physicians offers a summer program for qualified and motivated students like you. See Mrs. Neri in Room 101 for more information.

Leadership Conferences
: Freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are interested in the fields of medicine, business, political science or law, and would like to enhance their college resumes while building leadership skills and making connections with professionals in their fields, can participate in one of the several leadership conferences available to students in their grade. See Mrs. Salvaggio in Guidance for more information.

Method Test Prep
: Method Test Prep will be offering an SAT prep course leading up to the June 6 SAT at the high school. This course is designed to give students an overview of the strategies and problem-solving techniques they will need to succeed on all sections of the SAT.  All classes will be held from 7-9 p.m. at EIHS on the following dates: April 30, May 5, May 7, May 12, May 14, May 19, May 27, May 28, June 2 and June 4. The cost is $250. Required text: "The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition" by College Board. Click here to register.

Presidential Scholarship
: Seniors interested in attending Fairleigh Dickinson University next year may qualify for a full-tuition Presidential Scholarship. See Mrs. Salvaggio in Guidance for more information.

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

SAT Changes
: The new SAT will be launched in spring 2016. Please click here for detailed information.

Thomas Cutinella Memorial Scholarship
: Click here for information on this new scholarship for 2015.
 


 
 



Sunday, March 01, 2015