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.  

Day for Christian: Christian Koehler was a student in the East Islip School District who lost his battle to brain cancer on May 29, 2009. Since his passing, his family started the Christian Koehler Foundation and they are holding a fundraiser in Christian’s honor. May 15 will be “A Day for Christian,” where students can purchase shirts to show support in the fight against pediatric cancer. Anyone interested in supporting this cause can stop by the school store and pick up an order form.

Junior Prom: Tickets for this year’s junior prom, “Meet Me at Midnight,” will be available until April 30 in Room 245. Tickets cost $50 each. You will not be sold a ticket without a signed permission slip. No tickets will be sold after Thursday, April 30. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Hirsch in Room 245.
Library Hours: The high school library is open daily from 6:45 a.m–2:45 p.m.

Marines Donation: Through May 1, you can bring in donation items for care packages for Marines in Afghanistan and Iraq. The simple snack items these Marines request make their dangerous and lonely deployments a little brighter. Donations can be brought in to Mrs. Behrhof, Ms. Hirsch, Ms. Lopez, Mr. Petre and Ms. Sachs. Please see Ms. Hirsch in Room 245 with any questions.

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. 

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.

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.

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 Student Council will meet on Monday, April 27 at 2 p.m. in Room 120.
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.

Yearbook: If you have not yet purchased a 2015 yearbook, this is your last chance to do so. There are very limited quantities left and the sale ends on May 1. To purchase your yearbook today, click here



Athletics Announcements

Sports Screenings and Physicals: Click here for information on screenings and physicals for fall 2015 sports, which will take place on June 1 and 3 for girls, and June 9 and 10 for boys.


Guidance Announcements

AP Exams: Students taking AP exams in May should stop by Guidance to pick up the AP exam guide at their earliest convenience.

Boston University: BU will host a reception for high school sophomores and juniors and their families on Sunday, May 17. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about BU and what makes an application competitive for admission. The event will take place at the Melville Marriott Long Island, 1350 Walt Whitman Road, Melville. Registration and refreshments at 12:30 p.m., presentation at1 p.m. All students who plan to attend should register here.

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

Dowling SAT Prep
: The Dowling Institute is offering SAT prep courses at Dowling College in Oakdale, NY. Please click here for dates, cost and registration information.

Future Physicians
: Are you a junior thinking of a career in medicine? The National Academy of Future Physicians offers a summer program for qualified and motivated students like you. See Mrs. Neri in Room 101 for more information.

Leadership Conferences
: Freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are interested in the fields of medicine, business, political science or law, and would like to enhance their college resumes while building leadership skills and making connections with professionals in their fields, can participate in one of the several leadership conferences available to students in their grade. See Mrs. Salvaggio in Guidance for more information.

Method Test Prep: Method Test Prep will be offering an SAT prep course leading up to the June 6 SAT at the high school. This course is designed to give students an overview of the strategies and problem-solving techniques they will need to succeed on all sections of the SAT.  All classes will be held from 7-9 p.m. at EIHS on the following dates: April 30, May 5, May 7, May 12, May 14, May 19, May 27, May 28, June 2 and June 4. The cost is $250. Required text: "The Official SAT Study Guide Second Edition" by College Board. Click here to register.

: 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.

Regents Review
: Suffolk Community College is offering Regents review classes. Registration is available through May 14. Information can be found on the front table in the guidance office.

SAT/ACT Prep: 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 detailed information.

SAT Registration: If you are planning to take the SAT or SAT Subject Tests in May, you must register online no later than April 21. April 21 is the LATE registration deadline, so a late fee will be added to the cost of your registration. Please see your guidance counselor with any questions.

WSCA College Fair:
The WSCA College Fair will be held on Monday, April 20 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Huntington Hilton Hotel, 598 Broadhollow Road, Melville, NY 11747. Register online here and print out a barcoded pass that captures your student data for college representatives to scan. Go here for a list of the more than 200 colleges attending and workshop information.
Youth Police Academy: Current juniors who are interested in a career in law enforcement are invited to apply for the Suffolk County Youth Police Academy. This is a one-week program in July that gives students a chance to experience the SCPD's training program and learn more about law enforcement careers. Space is limited, and applications must be received by the Youth Academy no later than May 18. Application packets are available in the Guidance Office.



Scholarship Announcements

ASSET Scholarship: The Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technology offers $2,000 scholarships each year to 10-12 deserving students who will be entering into higher education and studying fields that integrate technology. Please click here for scholarship requirements and applications.

BP Community Scholarship: The BP Community Scholarship program is for high school graduates demonstrating financial need. Please click here for scholarship requirements and applications.

Huntington Arts Council Scholarships: The HAC will offer two scholarships this year in dance and visual arts. All scholarship entries must be received by May 4, 2015. Please click here for scholarship requirements and applications.

Island Federal Credit Union Scholarship: IFCU offers scholarships for seniors who are holders of checking/debit accounts. Please click here for scholarship requirements and applications.

Long Island Center for Business & Professional Women Scholarships: The LIBPW offers scholarships for seniors in the areas of academic excellence, community service and self-improvement. Please click here for scholarship requirements and applications.

New York Conference of Italian American Legislators Scholarship: The NYCIASL is now accepting applications for four $2,500 scholarships to be awarded in June at its annual conference weekend. Area students may request an application by contacting Assemblyman Garbarino’s office at 518-455-4611 or by sending an email to GarbarinoA@assembly.state.ny.us. Applications are due by April 27, 2015.

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.
Thomas Cutinella Memorial Scholarship: Click here for information on this new scholarship for 2015.

Monday, April 27, 2015