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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

Catch-A-Career Breakfast: This breakfast for juniors and seniors will be held on Nov. 1. Come join us at the Irish Coffee Pub and participate in a career networking breakfast where you will meet with business professionals in your future career field to discuss your college and career plans. Any junior or senior interested in attending can pick up a packet with all the details in the Main Office or see Mr. McHugh or Mrs. Lopiccolo. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Concerts: Would you like to assist backstage during our school concerts? Learn how to run sound and lighting for a concert? If so, please meet with Dr. Wottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 1:50 p.m. in the auditorium to get all the details.  

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  


HOBY: We are currently seeking a sophomore 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. See Mrs. Salvaggio in the Guidance Office for more information.

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.

Parking Permits
: For seniors, applications for a parking permit for the second marking period can be found on the district website. If you already filled out an application for the first marking period, you do not have to fill out another one. Completed applications should be brought to the main office of the high school no later than Friday, Nov. 3. The lottery drawing for the new parking permits will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. in the HS cafeteria.

Photography Club
: The club's first meeting will be Monday, Oct. 23 in Room 110. All interested students are encouraged to attend.
 
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). 
 

 




 

 

Athletics Announcements

Girls Swimming: For varsity girls swimmers, the practice and swim meet buses leaving the HS will be at 2 p.m. The mini bus will pick you up on the east side ( where science classes are located) of the HS every day that school is in session.

Tennis: For any boys or girls looking to play JV or varsity tennis, there will be a free tennis clinic on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the middle school tennis courts. New players are welcome. See Coach Stewart in Room 206.

Winter Sports: Screenings and physicals are Nov. 1 and 2. Click here for info.

 

 



 

Guidance Announcements

College Visits: Seniors should check the bulletin board outside the guidance office for a list of colleges which will be visiting the high school. 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.

SUNY Upstate Web Presentations: For students interested in nursing as a career, information about upcoming web presentations at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse is available here. Future web presentations will be posted on our the university's Special Events page.

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Scholarship Announcements


Doctors of Tomorrow Scholarship: Please click here for brochure on the 2018 Doctors of Tomorrow Scholarship Program. If you are interested in attending the mandatory symposium on Nov. 8, from 1-3 p.m., please see Ms. Vincenti in Guidance by Thursday, Oct. 26 to sign up.

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sland 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.

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.

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

 

Sunday, October 22, 2017