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. 

Catch-a-Career Breakfast: For juniors and seniors, the Catch-a-Career Breakfast is Nov. 5. 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 future 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 in Room 215. Seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Class of 2016
: The Class of 2016 will be meeting every day after school until homecoming in Room 212 to work on the float. Refreshments will be available.

Class of 2018: We are in need of helping hands for our homecoming float. We will be working in Room 241, immediately after school, every day up until homecoming.

Dig Pink: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Thursday, Oct. 15, the girls volleyball teams will be partnering with the Side-Out Foundation for the annual Dig Pink rally to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Join us by wearing pink on the 15th, and after school, stop by the gym for delicious treats and an exhilarating game vs. Walt Whitman. Let’s all help to make strides to spike out cancer.

Environmental Club
: A meeting will be held in Room 103 on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 1:50 p.m. New members are welcome. See Mr. Reilly for more information.

Homecoming King and Queen: Seniors, cast your vote for the homecoming king and queen at yearbookvote.com. The school number is 11752, username is first name initial last name (no spaces), password is your student ID number. Voting closes on Thursday, Oct. 8.

: 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.

PTA Reflections Contest: Are you talented in dance, film, literature, music, photography or visual arts? Enter the PTA Reflections contest. This year’s theme is “Let Your Imagination Fly.” See Mrs. Toomey or any art teacher for details. Entries due by Nov. 20.

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



Guidance Announcements

College Fair: The Guidance Department will host a College Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 7-9 p.m. at the school cafeteria. There will be over 100 college representatives here to meet with you. There will also be two workshops available for students and parents: College-Bound Athlete/NCAA (8-8:45 p.m.) and NCAA/Financial Aid (7-7:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m.). Click here for a list of colleges attending.

EECA Fall College Fair: The East End Counselors Association will present the EECA Fall College Fair at East Hampton High School on Friday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Teachers have been invited to bring their classes to the event, or students may attend during their lunch periods. Parents are welcome.

Guidance Newsletter: Check out the September 2015 edition of the guidance newsletter for upcoming guidance events, scholarship information and college information.
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.

: For sophomores and juniors, PSAT prep books are now available in the Guidance office. These booklets contain a full practice test as well as information about the PSAT and related scholarships. Please stop by Guidance to pick up a book.

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.

St. Joseph's College Workshop: St. Joseph's College is offering a free workshop for students. “Unravel the Mystery of Financial Aid” will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. at McGann Conference Center, O'Connor Hall. This workshop will help simplify the steps needed to navigate the process of filing for federal and state aid. Please call 631-687-4500 to reserve your spot.

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
     Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. - Babylon Student Center, Mildred Green Room
     Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. - Babylon Student Center, Mildred Green Room
     Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. - Babylon Student Center, Mildred Green Room
     Michael J. Grant Campus
     Monday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m. - Health, Sports & Education Center,  MD105 Lecture Hall
     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.  

Suffolk Fall College Fair: The Suffolk Fall College Fair, sponsored by Western Suffolk Counselors’ Association,  is on Monday, Oct. 19 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.at the UpSky Long Island Hotel (formerly the Sheraton Long Island Hotel) at 110 Vanderbilt Motor Highway in Hauppauge. Register here and select the Suffolk College Fair on Oct. 19 at the UpSky Hotel. Complete the information and print out your barcode and bring it to the Fair. You can even complete the form on a smartphone and have the college rep read the barcode on your phone. When you register, you will receive a barcode that can be scanned by representatives at the fair. You will not have to stand in line to fill out inquiry cards. Colleges will receive your data in a clear and concise format. Your information is safe and secure. If you completed a barcode registration form when you attended a college fair last fall, update your profile. Log into your account at www.collegefairs.com and update the information.

Suffolk On-Site Admissions: This will take place on Oct. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please see your guidance counselor to set up an appointment.



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, October 07, 2015