1 Redmen St.
Islip Terrace, NY 11752-2898
631-224-2100

 


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





 

Announcements

 

 

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 studentscan 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. Order forms need to be in by March 27.

Health Awareness Day: On Thursday, March 26, the Medical Career Academy is sponsoring its third annual Health Awareness Day. Please come down to the auditorium orl ibrary to hear great presentations on various health issues, or stop by the gym and visit our informative exhibits and participate for a chance to win a Go-Pro.

KanJam: The Kan-Jam tournament is back by popular demand, and will be held April 15 at 2:20 p.m. in the cafeteria. $10 will get you and a teammate in to the tournament, full of food, music and fun. To sign up, please see Mrs. Lopiccolo in Room 230 during periods 4, 7 or 9.  Sign up today and support SADD. 

Key Club Talent Show: The annual Key Club Talent Show is scheduled for April 15. Mark your calendars, get the band back together, strap on those tap shoes and prepare to show off your talent. TheTalent Show has raised thousands of dollars for national charities and local students in need. Please sign up in front of Mr. Falkman’s Room 244.
 
Library Hours: The high school library is open daily from 6:45 a.m–2:45 p.m.

Mix & Match Volleyball Tournament: The tournament will be held April 21. We still have room for you to spike your way to the grand prize. See Coach Chacon for more information.

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.

Science Honor Society Blood Drive: The annual blood drive will be held on Thursday, March 26. Stop by the cafeteria March 19-25 during lunch periods to sign up and reserve your spot, or see Mrs. Dawson in Room 111 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).   
 
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

Wrestling: All wrestlers should please bring in money for the wrestling dinner to Mrs. Kelly in Room 222. Money is due March 31. Any questions, please contact Coach Longobardi.
 



 

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.

Arts Workshop
: Briarcliffe College is offering an informational workshop for creative students that wish to pursue education or a career in the arts. This workshop will cover applying to an art and design school and how to make your portfolio stand out. highlighting artistic selection, lighting, photographing and cropping artwork for the best presentation. The workshop will be held on March 24 at the Patchogue campus and on March 25 at the Bethpage campus, both from 5:15-6:30 p.m. Space is limited and an RSVP is required. Contact Patchogue at 631-730-2010 and Bethpage at 631-918-3657.

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.

Naviance
: 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.

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.

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.

Great South Bay YMCA Scholarship: The GSB YMCA's Dr. Gene Schmidt Scholarship is available to seniors who display an exemplary record of community service, leadership, financial need and a GPA of 3.0. Applications are available in the Guidance Office.

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.

Solon Society Scholarship: The Solon Society Scholarship is available to seniors of Hellenic descent who will be attending college in the fall. Please click here for scholarship requirements and application. Due by April 15, 2015.
Thomas Cutinella Memorial Scholarship: Click here for information on this new scholarship for 2015.


Saturday, March 28, 2015