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HS Honors 19 Seniors Earning AP Diplomas

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Highlighting the high school’s rigorous AP Capstone program, five Islip High School seniors – Anjalee Appalsammy, Jessica Chan, Victoria Pearsall, Vasu Persaud and Sally Voska – were awarded an AP Capstone Diploma this year. Another 14 of their fellow seniors – Talisa Altman, Lucy Arrillaga, Lauren Callaway, Michele Capra, Tracy Chen, Elizabeth DeSimone, Jessica Dutta, Mackenzie Howell, Fatimah Ishtiaq, Adon Johnson, Jaelyn McCracken, Jack McDonald, Eric Pepe and Sophia Sabatino – earned AP Seminar and Research Certificates.

A College Board diploma program, AP Capstone centers on the AP Seminar and AP Research courses, each a year long. Students with scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research earn the AP Seminar and Research Certificate, while those with scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research as well as four additional AP exams earn the AP Capstone Diploma.

  

 


 

Middle Schoolers Make Canine Contribution for Earth Day

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In honor of Earth Day, students in Natalie DeSena’s family and consumer science classes at the middle school collaborated to upcycle T-shirts donated by faculty into dog rope toys for the Islip Animal Shelter. Students worked in teams to create over 60 canine toys, enjoying learning a new skill while simultaneously giving back to the community.





Votacion Anual Del Presupuesto & Eleccion De La Junta

La votación anual del presupuesto y la elección de la Junta de Educación volverán a votar en persona este año. La votación sobre el proyecto de presupuesto para el año escolar 2021-2022 y la elección de tres síndicos de la Junta de Educación está programada para el martes 18 de mayo. Las urnas estarán abiertas entre las 6:00 a.m. y las 9:00 p.m. en el Gimnasio de la Escuela Secundaria Islip. Se implementarán protocolos de salud y seguridad, incluyendo el distanciamiento social y las coberturas faciales requeridas, para proteger a todos los votantes y trabajadores electorales.

La Junta de Educación celebrará una breve reunión después del cierre de las urnas, aproximadamente a las 9:30 p.m., en el auditorio de la Escuela Secundaria Islip. No habrá ningún requisito de inscripción en persona para esta reunión, pero los asistentes todavía tendrán que completar un formulario de salud y someterse a un control de temperatura para entrar. Una cubierta facial debe usarse en todo momento mientras está en el edificio.

La reunión también se transmitirá a través de Zoom. Por favor, visite la página de registro de Zoom para asistir virtualmente. La función de preguntas y respuestas estará disponible para permitir la participación de quienes asistan de esta manera. Tenga en cuenta que debe utilizar su nombre completo al enviar preguntas a través de la función de preguntas y respuestas. De acuerdo con la política de reuniones de la Junta, las preguntas presentadas de forma anónima no serán respondidas.

El orden del día de la reunión estará disponible para el público a través de BoardDocs en el sitio web del Distrito. Los asistentes virtualmente también pueden enviar preguntas por correo electrónico a BofEducation@islipufsd.org antes del inicio de la reunión. Por favor, indique en su correo electrónico que la pregunta es para la reunión e incluya su nombre y dirección.

Annual Budget Vote & Board Election

The Annual Budget Vote and Board of Education Election will return to in-person voting this year. The vote on the proposed budget for the 2021-2022 school year and election for three Board of Education trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, May 18th. Polls will be open between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. in the Islip High School Gymnasium. Health and safety protocols, including social distancing and required facial coverings, will be implemented to protect all voters and election workers.

The Board of Education will hold a brief meeting after the polls close, at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the Islip High School auditorium. There will be no in-person registration requirement for this meeting, but attendees will still need to complete a health form and undergo a temperature check to enter. A facial covering must be worn at all times while in the building.

The meeting will also be broadcast via Zoom. Please visit the Zoom registration page to attend virtually. The Q&A feature will be available to allow participation from those attending this way. Please note that you must use your full name when submitting questions through the Q&A feature. In keeping with Board meeting policy, questions submitted anonymously will not be answered.

The agenda for the meeting will be available to the public through BoardDocs on the District website. Those attending virtually may also submit questions via email to BofEducation@islipufsd.org prior to the start of the meeting. Please indicate in your email that the question is for the meeting and include your name and address.

HS Class of 2022 Sponsors Successful Adventureland Fundraiser

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The high school’s junior class sponsored “Islip Takes Adventureland!” on April 23, an exclusive event for all Islip residents to come and enjoy three hours at the park without the general public. The event served as a fundraiser for the Class of 2022.