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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



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.

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

Course Requests: The portal is now open for you and your child to review course requests for the 2018-2019 school  year.If you have any questions regarding your child’s schedule, please contact your child’s counselor. The portal will close on March 29 and there will be no changes made after that date.

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   

Foreign Language Honor Society: The next meeting will be Wednesday, April 11 in the auditorium. Applications for the 2018-2019 Foreign Language Honor Society were extended to Monday, March 26. For more information please check the website, talk to your foreign language teachers or stop by Mrs. Bratta's Room 113.
Jeans Drive: It's that time of year again.Spring cleaning give you a great reason to get rid of the old and make room for the new!  Do you have any old jeans? The National Honor Society is hosting its annual Jeans Drive from March 12-28. There will be collection boxes in the main lobby, the sports lobby and the bus entrance. Drop off your jeans and support NHS in their charitable efforts. . 

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.

Parking Permits
: Applications for a parking permit for the fourth marking period can be found in the main office or on the district website. If you already filled out an application, you do not have to fill out another one now. Completed applications should be brought to the main office no later than Wednesday, March 21. The lottery drawing for the new parking permits will be held on Monday, March 26 at 2 p.m. in the high school 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. 

Science Honor Society: The Science Honor Society will be sponsoring a building block drive for a makers station at our elementary schools. All donations are welcome including LEGOs and Lincoln Logs. For any students interested in donating, there will be collection bins in Mrs. Dawson's room.

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).

Talent Show: The annual East Islip High School Key Club Talent Show is April 11. We need your talent! Please sign up in front of Mr. Falkman's Room 262. Please be part of the tradition and support the Key Club's fundraising efforts, that have in the past raised thousands for charities such as St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Wounded Warriors, the Red Cross and numerous community members in need. 

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




Athletics Announcements

Winter Sports Award Night: The high school's Winter Sports Award Night will be held on March 27 in the high school auditorium. If you participated in a varsity sport this past winter, then you need to attend. If you have any questions, please speak to your coach.


Guidance Announcements

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 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.



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.
Saturday, March 24, 2018