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New Desks Equal a New Way of Learning in East Islip

In the East Islip High School classroom of teacher Gregory Kguloian, brand new desks are proving symbolic of a new way of learning. The recently acquired furniture is allowing students to take ownership of their own educational environment by rearranging the classroom into any configuration they want. The shape of the new desks allows the […]
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RCK Selects Superb Science Fair Winners

Young scientists at East Islip’s Ruth C. Kinney Elementary School put on their thinking caps to concoct an exciting array of projects for the school’s annual fourth-grade science fair.   Charlotte Galli was the winner for her project “My Dog Ate My Homework.” Jacob Crowell was the runner-up for his work on “Fortnite Brain Rot,” […]
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East Islip Middle School Honors 47 Champions of Character

East Islip Middle School held its 12th annual Breakfast of Champions on March 14, recognizing 47 sixth- and seventh-graders who best demonstrated the school’s “six pillars of character” – citizenship, dedication, integrity, positive attitude, respect and responsibility – during the 2018-2019 school year. Each honoree was selected by a team or department at the middle […]
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Top Achievers

Five exceptional Islip High School students were recently honored with Town of Islip Student Achievement Awards in four different categories. The students were nominated for the annual award by teachers Victoria Arthus was nominated by Linda Festa in the language arts category, Amanda Burke was nominated by Elizabeth Nolan for language arts, John DelGenio was […]
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In the Mix

Fifth-graders at East Islip’s John F. Kennedy and Ruth C. Kinney schools celebrated the end of their elementary education at a PTA-sponsored fifth-grade mixer in June.  “It was wonderful to see the community united, and to see how much fun everyone had together,” said JFK Principal Deborah Smith. “The entertaining DJ even encouraged the future […]