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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.

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

Curriculum Fair: On Thursday, Jan. 11, the high school is having a Curriculum Fair from 7-8 p.m. Come down and see some of the electives and clubs being offered next year!

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  


Drama Club: The first meeting of the Drama Club will be held on Thursday, Jan. 11 (rescheduled from Jan. 4, due to snow) at 2:15 p.m. in the Forum. Please come down for the first afternoon of theater games, improv and more. The meeting will last until 4:30 p.m. Please see Mr. Thorley if you have any questions.

Foreign Language Honor Society: The next meeting for all members will be Jan. 17 in the auditorium at 2 p.m. Anyone helping during Curriculum Night for community service hours, meet Mrs. Bratta in the cafeteria at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11h.

Interact Club: The club is sponsoring a coat drive until Jan. 26. Donation boxes are located in the main lobby and Room 160. All coats and jackets will be donated to Long Island Cares to help those in need.

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.

NHS Hat Drive: This has been a cold winter. Please help those in need stay warm by donating your hats, gloves, and scarves to the NHS Hat Drive. There is a box in the main lobby which you can drop off your items.

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).


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Guidance Announcements

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.

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

 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018