Links for Learning

General Resources:surf
 
paw East Islip High School Parent Portal
Access attendance records and grades.

paw East Islip High School's Virtual Reference Collection
Use ProQuest, Literature Resource Center, and other databases.

paw Suffolk Web
Access the card catalogs of other Suffolk County libraries.

paw East Islip Public Library
Includes their own VRC and the Card Catalog.


Resources for Classwork:

paw Miriam-Webster Dictionary
Words, Words, Words (and a thesaurus, too!)

paw No Fear Shakespeare Spark Notes
Use these "parallel texts" as a supplement but never as a substitute for completing your own reading and analysis

paw Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab
A well maintained site with writing tips and rules for documentation for MLA, APA, and other styles.


College Resources:

paw College Board
It's SAT time!  Get test dates, register, test prep resources, and information about colleges and financial aid.

paw The ACT
You want some more tests?  They've got some tests.  The site includes test dates, registration, test prep resources as well as college and financial aid information.

paw Common Application
The count is now up to 610 colleges and universities that use the Common Application, so chances are you'll be using it.  (Interesting fact: 33 school are outside the US.)

paw Free Application for Federal Student Aid
You must fill out the FAFSA form to be considered for any finiaial aid package.  As the title says, it's free.

paw The CSS Profile
Almost 400 schools require this additional form for financial aid considerations. There is a cost per number of schools but a fee waiver for low income applicants.

paw Fastweb
Register for free to gain access to a ton of scholarship opportunities.  They also have resources on college and career planning, internships, and financial aid.