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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

AP Test: Reminder to all students who will be taking the AP test in May, if you have not made your payment, please do so as soon as possible.

Autism Awareness
: April is Autism Awareness Month, which aims to increase awareness about autism spectrum disorders and how it impacts a growing number of people each day. The district will be recognizing World Autism Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 18 and ask that you show your support. We are asking each grade level to wear a different color to honor this important day: seniors wear red, juniors wear yellow, sophomores wear blue and freshmen wear white. The CORE program will also be selling paper puzzle pieces and handmade autism bracelets during lunch periods. All proceeds will be donated to the EJ Autism Foundation, which has supported students with special needs in our community for many years.

Career Education Survey
: Click here to fill out the survey. 

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:
    Art    
    Business   
    English   
    Family and Consumer Science   
    Health and Physical Education   
    Language Other than English   
    Math   
    Music   
    Science   
    Technology  


French Club: There will be a meeting on Thursday, April 19, right after school, to discuss our upcoming brownie bake sale. Please make every effort to attend. 

Key Club
: A mandatory meeting will be held Friday, April 20 to discuss our next big fundraiser. All members must attend.

Math Honor Society: If you would like to be a peer tutor at the East Islip Library for elementary students, you must talk to Mrs. Seibert. Have specific dates and times that you are available. If you would like to be a peer tutor for the middle school homework club, see Mrs. Seibert. Join the Remind app to stay informed. See Mrs. Seibert in Room 217 or Room 212.

National Honor Society Hat Drive: The NHS is collecting any soup and canned goods for a pantry in our community. Please bring any canned  goods you may have and leave them in the box in the main lobby or bring to Room 201.

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. 

Science Honor Society: The Science Honor Society will be hosting a spring blood drive on Thursday, April 19 in the auxiliary gym. You may participate and donate blood during the school day if you are 16 years or older. Come sign up during lunch periods today through Wednesday, April 18. Every donation saves three people's lives.

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).

STEM Club
: A meeting will be held on Thursday, April 19, immediately after school, to discuss STEM Night. The STEM Club is hosting the first annual STEM Night on April 23 from 7-9 p.m. in the high school cafeteria to view award-winning research projects, view our robotics team in action and interact with hands-on exhibits provided by the Science Honor Society. It is going to be a great night and we hope to see you there!

Yearbooks: Yearbooks are now on sale at yearbookordercenter.com or through the yearbook link on the high school home page.

 




 

 

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Guidance Announcements

Acceptance Letters: Seniors, bring a copy of all acceptance and scholarship letters to the guidance department as soon as possible. This information is needed for your graduation commencement program.

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
: On Wednesday, April 18, the high school will be hosting and administering the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, also known as the ASVAB. 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, please see Mr. Boehler in Guidance. The permission slip must be returned to guidance no later than Friday, April 13.

College Fair
: For juniors, there is a College Fair on Monday, April 16 at the Huntington Hilton in Melville. Many schools will be attending. Please stop by guidance for a list of participating schools.


College Visits: For juniors and seniors, there is a detailed listing of scheduled college visits posted outside the guidance department for your information. This list includes specific dates and times and can also be found in Naviance.

FAFSA: 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.

Naviance: Click here to view the Naviance/College Application Process tutorial for seniors.

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

Suffolk Police Youth Academy
: Juniors interested in a career in law enforcement have an opportunity to apply for the Suffolk Police Youth Academy. This is a free, one-week program in July that is designed to show you what the Police Academy (and life as a police officer) will be like. Applications are available now in the guidance office, and must be submitted no later than May 15. Seating is limited, so apply today.

 




 

Scholarship Announcements


Island Drafting and Technical Institute: Any senior who is applying to the Island Drafting and Technical Institute and planning on studying computer-aided drafting and design, or electronic and computer service technology, please see Mrs. Salvaggio in the guidance office. You may be eligible for a scholarship.

Local Scholarships
: For seniors, just a reminder that the local scholarship applications are available on the high school website. Please bring all completed applications to the guidance office on or before March 27.

NYS Excelsior Scholarship
: The first-in-the-nation plan will be phased in over three years, beginning for New Yorkers making up to $100,000 annually in the fall of 2017, increasing to $110,000 in 2018, and reaching $125,000 in 2019. Click here for information.
 
NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence Selection Criteria: The nominees for the NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence are chosen based on Regents grades in English, science, math and social studies. A formula set forth by the state is used in calculating students’ Regents averages and nominees are picked based on the highest scores. Each school is given a set amount of students who can be nominated based on graduating class size.

RPI: Any juniors interested in attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute upon graduation, please see Mrs. Salvaggio in the Guidance office for scholarship information. 

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.
Thursday, April 19, 2018