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



Academic Team: Do you have a wealth of useless knowledge? Do you love to play trivia games? Are you smarter than a fifth-grader? If you answer yes to any of these questions, the EIHS Academic Team wants you. If you are interested in joining the team, please see Mrs. Dinota in Room 133 as soon as possible.

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.  

Foreign Language Honor Society
: All raffle tickets and money are due Friday, Nov. 20 to Senora Rivera in Room 156.

: We are currently seeking a 10th-grade student to represent East Islip High School at the annual HOBY Leadership Seminar. This is an excellent opportunity for a student with strong leadership and communication skills to enhance their college and career resume. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Salvaggio in Guidance for more information.

: All students interested in auditioning for the spring musical should attend the informational meeting on Monday, Nov. 23. Audition material and dates will be discussed. Any questions, see Mrs. Affelt in the music wing.

National Honor Society: Any member who signed up to work the craft fair must sign up for a time in Mrs. Neri’s room.
Newsletter: Click here to read the new September/October 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).

Student Council: Do you want to be more involved in schoolwide events, or share your ideas about how to make our high school even better? Come to Student Council! The Student Council will meet on Monday, Nov. 23 after school in Room 219. All students are welcome to join at any time. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Pignataro in Guidance.

Troops Donation
: The Class of 2016 is helping to sponsor a donation drive to support our troops stationed overseas. Please help by bringing in any hygiene products, nonperishable food items or sources of entertainment. Letters are especially appreciated. All donations can be brought to Room 212.



Athletics Announcements




Guidance Announcements

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.

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

SCCC Nursing Program
: Suffolk County Community College has announced the redesign of its nursing program to now accept qualified high school students directly into the full-time day RN programs offered on the Ammerman and Michael J. Grant campuses. The application deadline is Jan. 1, 2016, to start in the nursing program for fall 2016. Students can complete four semesters in Suffolk’s nursing program to become a RN with the ability to transfer to a RN-BSN completion one- or two-year nursing program. Information sessions for high school juniors and seniors and their parents will be held as follows:
     Ammerman Campus
     Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. - Babylon Student Center, Mildred Green Room
     Michael J. Grant Campus
     Monday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. - Health, Sports & Education Center,  MD105 Lecture Hall
For additional information about the SCCC's nursing program, click here.  

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.



Scholarship Announcements

Medical Scholarship: For seniors interested in becoming a doctor or in the field of medicine, there is a scholarship program available in Guidance. Please see Mrs. Sachs in the Guidance Office for details.

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

Wednesday, November 25, 2015