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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



Blood Drive: It is a beautiful day to save lives! The Medical Awareness Day blood drive will be held on April 21 in the auxiliary gym. Signups will be held during lunch periods starting April 17 through April 20. Be a hero and donate!

Caps and Gowns: Seniors who did not order their caps and gowns last week must see Ms. Fleming or Mrs. Vannatta in Room 216 ASAP with a check for $38. Ordering a cap and gown is mandatory. If you have any questions, see Ms. Fleming or Mrs. Vannatta in Room 216. 

Career Academies
: All juniors who have been accepted into an academy for their senior year are expected to attend our first academy meeting on Wednesday, April 26 in the high school library. Medical Academy students must have their completed contract in to Mrs. Neri on or before the meeting. Come and meet your academy teachers and your fellow students at this informative meeting. 

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   

Food Drive: SADD is doing a food drive until May 21. Please bring your can food donation to Room 230 by Friday.

Health Awareness Day
: The Medical Academy and Science Honor Society's fifth annual Health Awareness Day and blood drive has been rescheduled for Friday, April 21. Join us in the gym for hands-on exhibits, or in the library for lectures on science-related topics. Any students age 16 and over can donate blood if they sign up during lunch periods. Raffle prizes, fun exhibits and informative lectures will make this a great day.

Medical Academy
: Are you thinking of a career in health care and want to prepare yourself for success in a competitive college selection process? There are still a few openings in next year's medical academy, but you must complete an application within the next two weeks!  See Mrs. Neri in Room 101 for more information, or stop by any day during period 7 to meet our Medical Academy Class of 2017 and learn more about how CAM will prepare you for college and career.

Newsletter: Click here to read the current 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.

Spirit Week: Spirit Week is April 24-28, as follows:
Monday, April 24: Pajama Day
Tuesday, April 25: Super Hero Day
Wednesday, April 26: Red, White & Blue - USA Day
Thursday, April 27: College Day
Friday, April 28: EI Pride Day

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 next meeting of the Student Council is Monday, April 24 after school in Room 219. All students are welcome. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Pignataro in Guidance. 




Athletics Announcements





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.

: 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.

Job Fairs: The Town of Islip is hosting local job fairs! For teens/young adults looking for part-time work or summer employment, this is the place to connect with prospective local employers. Job seekers can complete applications, submit resumes and receive information about employment opportunities. Admission is free. Click here for more information.

PSAT: Scores are available to students; click here for more info.

SAT Prep Class at EIHS: Click here for info.

SAT/ACT Prep Online: Get free SAT/ACT prep through your Castle Learning Account. Click here for more info.

Suffolk County Community College Summer 2017 Early College Program
: This program is now open to current sophomores (Class of 2019) and juniors (Class of 2018). Students must have a minimum 85 GPA with one NYS Regents grade above 85. Click here for application and additional information.

Technical Schools
: If you are a junior who is interested in applying to a technical school for math or science upon graduation, please see Mrs. Salvaggio in the guidance office for scholarship information.

Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program: Click here for more information on this 2017 program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Visit for a registration form.



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.

RPI: Any junior who may be interested in attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute upon graduation, please see Mrs. Salvaggio in the Guidance office for scholarship information.
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
Monday, April 24, 2017