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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



Boys Leaders Club: Any boys interested in joining the Boys Leaders Club should come to the meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26 immediately after school in the cafeteria.

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.

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   

Environmental Club: The first meeting will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 after school in Room 113. Anyone interested in making a positive impact on the environment and having fun is welcome!

Interact Club
: Any student interested in joining a community service club is invited to join the Interact Club. We will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 19 immediately after school in Room 160, and hold officer elections.

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.
Mock Trial: The new date for Mock Trial auditions is Monday, Sept. 25. See Mrs. Lester in Room 258 with any questions.

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).

Student Council: The first meeting of the Student Council will be Monday, Sept. 25 after school in Room 219. We will be collecting feedback about homecoming, and making plans for future school events. All students and staff are welcome. See Mrs. Pignataro in Guidance with any questions. 




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.




Guidance Announcements

College Visits: The 2017 College Fair will be on Sept. 26. Click here for details, and here for list of attending colleges.

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.

: 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.

PSAT Application: Click here for application. Deadline is extended to Sept. 27.

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


Saturday, September 23, 2017