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

Principal: William Brennen


“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” Henry David Thoreau





East Islip High School Start Time
7:10 a.m.-1:47 p.m.                  
Grades 9-12 


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: Juniors and seniors are welcome to join us at the Irish Coffee Pub on Oct. 29 to participate in a career networking breakfast where they will meet with business professionals in their field of interest to discuss future college and career plans. 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.

College Visits: Click here for a new list of college visits for 2014-2015.

Library Hours: The high school library is open daily from 6:45 a.m–2:45 p.m.

National Honor Society: For students applying for the National Honor Society, applications are due to Mr. Seifert no later than Monday, Oct. 20.

Pride Days: Fridays are EI Pride Days! Show your pride by wearing your East Islip colors (red and black, or red and white), jersey or uniform. 

PSAT: All sophomores and juniors taking the PSAT on Saturday, Oct. 18 must arrive by 7:45 a.m. to the HS lobby. School IDs are required for test taking.

PTA Reflections
: Are you talented in photography? Visual arts? Music composition? Dance choreography? Writing or film production? Enter the PTA Reflections contest. Entry forms are available at left or in Room 106, and are due back in Room 106 by Nov. 21.

Report Cards: In an effort to reduce paper consumption and mailing costs, and to encourage ongoing open and regular communication with parents, 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.

: The club's meeting has been moved to Oct. 21 in Room 219 immediately after school.
SADD Kan Jam: A Kan Jam tournament will be held on the rescheduled date of Wednesday, Oct. 22 after school in the parking lot. The change in date will provide time for students to create teams and sign up. The winner will not have rights, but will win a prize. To sign up, see Mrs. Lopiccolo in Room 230 during periods 4. 7 and 9. Cost: $10 per team.  

School News Articles and Photos
: News articles and photos specifically for East Islip High School can be viewed by clicking on "View News" under "Current News" on the left side of this page. Districtwide news can be viewed by clicking on "News" in the links at left, or by visiting the main district page. Older articles can be found in the News Archive.

Science: Students who have completed three years of high school science and have 20 hours of science-related community service, please stop by Mrs. Neri’s room for more information.

Spirit Week
: Next week is Spirit Week! Get your outfits ready and show your EI pride. Monday is Concert/Band T-shirt Day, Tuesday is Superhero Day, Wednesday is “Dress to Impress” Day and Thursday is Twin Day. Friday, wear your EI gear and get ready for the fall pep rally. Staff and students are encouraged to participate. Connect with your classmates and post your photos online using #EISpiritWeek.

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).

Teacher Websites: High school teacher websites are accessed via the Staff Directory link at left. Names of teachers with their own site are highlighted in red; simply click on the name to access their page.



Athletics Announcements

Girls Basketball: For any girls in grades 9-12 interested in playing JV or varsity basketball, there will be a meeting on Monday, Oct. 20 at 1:55 p.m. in the cafeteria. The first open gym will be held on Monday, Oct. 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the HS gym. The first practice will be on Nov. 19. Any questions, please see Coach Caraccia in the boys PE office.

Winter Sports Information
: Click here for info.

Winter Sports Physicals
: Click here for info.



Guidance Announcements

Doctors of Tomorrow: Are you a Doctor of Tomorrow? Seniors are invited to the 2015 Doctors of Tomorrow Scholarship Program. This program consists of an introductory symposium, an essay contest and a "Day with a Doctor." For more information and to register, please see Mrs. Sachs in Guidance. The deadline is Nov.  5 and seating is limited.

Leadership in Service Scholarship
: For any seniors interested in attending the University of Dayton, there is a leadership in service scholarship available.  Please see Mrs. Salvaggio in Guidance by Oct. 24 for more information.

Presidential Scholarship
: Seniors interested in attending Fairleigh Dickinson University next year may qualify for a full-tuition Presidential Scholarship. See Mrs. Salvaggio in Guidance for more information.

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

SAT Changes
: The new SAT will be launched in spring 2016. Please click here for a chart, courtesy of Kaplan, to help explain the differences.  

Suffolk College Fair: Sponsored by Western Suffolk Counselors’ Association, the Suffolk Fall 2014 College Fair will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23 at Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus – Brookhaven Gym, Nicolls Road (County Road 97), in Selden. Please preregister by completing the form at www.gotocollegefairs.com, and selecting Suffolk College Fair on Oct. 23 at Suffolk Community College. It is preferable that students print out the barcode on a piece of paper and bring it to the fair. The form can also be completed on a smartphone and the barcode on the phone read by the college reps at the fair. Click here for a list of colleges attending the fair.

Suffolk Community College: On-site admissions will take place on Thursday Oct. 23 and Wednesday, Nov. 19. Please see your guidance counselor or a guidance secretary to make an appointment.

Monday, October 20, 2014