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.
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau
: 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.
: 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.
: 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
: 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
: 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.
: 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).
: 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.
: Check out the September 2015 edition
of the guidance newsletter for upcoming guidance events, scholarship information and college information.
: 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.
: 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.
: 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
: 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:
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.
: 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.
: Please visit your Naviance
account and the current guidance newsletter
for additional scholarship information.