Mission & BOE

Mission Statement

Fishers Island School provides each student with an enriching and personalized learning environment embedded in our caring community. Our highly effective staff cultivate a sense of integrity and self-discipline, through an appreciation of the rights and responsibilities of well-informed citizens.

Adoption date: Jan 17, 2018

The Vision

Fishers Island School inspires each and every student to become innovative problem solvers who are simultaneously teachers and learners. Caring and committed to their peers, family, school, and community, our students love learning. They are confident and thrive academically, socially, and emotionally, making a lasting contribution in their communities. Our island, values, respects, and supports our students and school.

Adoption date: Dec 20, 2017

BOE Meeting Public Participation Guidelines

Members of the community are invited to speak on topics of interest and / or topics to be addressed in the agenda. The Board of Education may choose to interact with participants, but will not act upon topics that require further study before action is taken. The participation time will be limited to three (3) minutes per person and fifteen (15) minutes overall to guarantee efficient operation of the entire meeting.


Fishers Island School
Board of Education

Jamie Doucette, President
William Bloethe, Vice President
Linda Mrowka, Member

Thomas Shillo, Member
Robin Toldo, Member


Voter Requirements

  • Citizen of the United States
  • Legal resident* on or before 30 days prior to vote
  • 18 years old or older by date of vote

*Proof of residency requires one of the following:

  • Voter’s name appears on the Fishers Island Election Roll from the Suffolk County Board of Election.
  • A driver’s license with Fishers Island address.
  • A non-driver New York State identification card with a Fishers Island address. Having voted in a previous FIUFSD election does not in and of itself qualify a person in the current election.

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