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

Principal: William Brennen


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





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


Blood Drive: The East Islip PTA Council is sponsoring a blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 4 from 2-8 p.m. in the Early Childhood Center. In order to donate blood, you must be between the ages of 16 and 75, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds, be in good health and have no tattoos in the past 12 months. Parental permission is required for underage donors. Please visit nybloodcenter.org to make an appointment.  Don’t forget to bring photo ID. 

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.

College Visits: Click here for a new list of college visits for 2014-2015.

French Club: The next meeting is Nov. 5. We will meet in the kitchen on that day to bake our tie-dye cupcakes. If you volunteered to bring in cake batter, frosting or eggs, please do so by Wednesday, Nov. 5. We will be wearing our tie-dye shirts on Thursday, Nov. 6.

French Club Bake Sale: The club is hosting its second tie-dye bake sale on Nov. 6 and 7, part of a national campaign sponsored by She’s the First, an organization that provides girls from many impoverished nations with a chance at a secondary education. This year, the French Club is once again sponsoring Isatou, a 16-year-old girl from Gambia. The club's pledge is $250 dollars. Look for the tie-dye bake sale next week in the main and sports lobbies.

: The Class of 2016 will have a brief but important meeting in Room 245 right after school on Wednesday, Nov. 5. We will be distributing the materials for our fall fundraiser. All members of the Class of 2016 are welcome to attend.

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. 

PTA Reflections: Are you talented in photography? Visual arts? Music composition? Dance choreography? Writing or film production? Enter the PTA Reflections contest. Entry forms are available at left or in Room 106, and are due back in Room 106 by Nov. 21.

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

Bowling: For any students interested in trying out for the hirls or boys varsity bowling teams, there will be a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. in the cafeteria. Be sure to see the school nurse about your physical this week.

Girls Basketball
: The first practice will be on Nov. 19. Any questions, please see Coach Caraccia in the boys PE office.

Girls Winter Track: For female athletes interested in joining girls varsity winter track, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 5 in Room 117 at 1:55 p.m. Interested girls will have the chance to meet with Coach Drozd, receive important winter track team information and schedules, learn the dates and times of the team practices, and meet the team members.

Winter Sports Information: Click here for info.

Winter Sports Physicals
: Screenings and physicals for winter sports will take place Nov. 3-5, immediately after school in the nurse’s office. Athletes must attend both days in order to be cleared to participate in sports. If you wish to go to your own doctor, please see the nurse for required forms. Click here for info.



Guidance Announcements

Doctors of Tomorrow: Are you a Doctor of Tomorrow? Seniors are invited to the 2015 Doctors of Tomorrow Scholarship Program. This program consists of an introductory symposium, an essay contest and a "Day with a Doctor." For more information and to register, please see Mrs. Sachs in Guidance. The deadline is Nov.  5 and seating is limited.

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.

: 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 a chart, courtesy of Kaplan, to help explain the differences.  

Suffolk Community College: On-site admissions will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Please see your guidance counselor or a guidance secretary to make an appointment.

Saturday, November 01, 2014