2 Ossining Union Free School District All Children Can Learn Diversity is one of the Ossining Union Free School District s greatest strengths as well as one of its greatest challenges. The Superintendent, Board of Education, administration, staff, parents and community at large commit themselves to focus on the success of all students as their number one priority. During the past decade, a great deal of attention has been placed upon ensuring the success of all students. As a parent or guardian, you are the school s most important partner in your children s success. You are your children s fi rst teachers. By entrusting your children to the Ossining School District, you have recognized that education involves helping children to become lifelong learners. One of the District s main goals is to prepare students for success. While the Ossining School District is committed to the success of each of the children in the schools, it also recognizes that parents, guardians, families and the community at large are essential to ensure the success of every student. Regardless of the gender, race, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, abilities, talents and individual needs of each child, the school district is committed to high standards for all. Ossining Schools Mission Statement The Ossining Public School District: recognizes the value and importance of familyschool-community partnerships in educating all students; places emphasis on high standards, quality instruction and signifi cant pupil achievement, because all children can and will learn; holds high expectations for each individual student; educates each child to his/her potential recognizing individual student needs; provides equal educational opportunities expecting equitable outcomes for all; fosters respect for and appreciation of both individual differences and cultural diversity; and prepares students for informed and active participation as responsible citizens in our American democracy. The Mission Statement of the Ossining School District stands as a major force behind the philosophies, visions and action plans under way. A number of additional efforts have been initiated to involve staff and community members in the education of the Ossining School District students. Our Web site (www.ossiningufsd.org) continues to grow in scope and effectiveness. It has quickly become one of the District s top information sources, and a tool for those with children in our schools. In addition, the District encourages active participation by the community at all of our regular board meetings. We continue to hold community meetings, parent sessions and staff meetings to share ideas within the school and the community. We invite the public to become involved, knowing that the greater the number of individuals within the community who are involved in the school system, the greater the educational benefi t to our children. Why is there such an interest in school improvement? The Ossining School District wants to be sure that our students are prepared to meet the challenges they will face. Through the efforts of the District s faculty and staff, parents, community, administration, Superintendent and Board of Education, students in the Ossining School District will receive an excellent education, laying the groundwork for positive, productive, fulfi lling lives.
3 Board of Education Board Member Term of Offi ce Bill Kress, President Gates Ave. Ossining, NY Dr. Kimberly Case, Vice President Watson Avenue, Ossining, NY Graig Galef Overton Rd, Ossining Dana Levenberg Emwilton Place, Ossining, NY Lisa Murray Parker Drive, Ossining, NY Frank Schnecker Revolutionary Rd, Ossining Steve Wardwell Ramapo Rd, Ossining District Clerk Ileana Ortiz 400 Executive Blvd. Ossining, NY The Ossining Board of Education usually meets the fourth Wednesday of the month in the Ossining High School Library, 29 South Highland Ave. Ossining, NY Any change will be noted on our Web site (www.ossiningufsd.org) Ossining Union Free School District Administrative Staff Central Office Address: 400 Executive Blvd. Ossining, NY FAX (914) Unless otherwise indicated, administrators may be contacted at Superintendent of Schools: Mr. Raymond Sanchez, Ext Assistant Superintendent for Business: Ms. Alita McCoy Zuber, Ext Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services: Dr. Angela White, Ext Director of Technology: Mr. Jeremy Luft, Ext Assistant Director of Technology: Ms. Jennifer Forsberg, Ext Director of Cultural Arts: Mr. Bradley Morrison, , Ext Director of Pupil Personnel Services: Ms. Maureen Boozang-Hill, Ext Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics: Mr. James Dennett , Ext Director of English, ESL, and World Languages: Ms. Mirla Puello Ext Director of Operations and Maintenance: Mr. Kenneth Waldron, Ext Transportation Supervisor: Mr. James Minihan, Ext Director of Teaching and Learning: Dr. Elizabeth Smith, Ext Ossining Council of Parent-Teacher Associations Officers President: Beth Sniffen Vice President: Miriam Risko Treasurer: Michele Kantrowitz Secretary: Marisa Caruso Ossining Parent-Teacher Association Unit Presidents Early Childhood PTA Co-Presidents: Rene McCormack and Bela Magalhaes Upper Elementary PTA President: Kerri DiMiceli Anne M. Dorner Middle School PTA President: Rene McCormack Ossining High School PTSA OHS Co-Presidents - Beth Sniffen and Myrna Forney Ossining MATTERS Education Foundation P.O. Box 1012 Ossining, NY Contact: Margie DeAngelis Phone: (914)
4 SEPTEMBER 2014 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY Labor Day Superintendent s Conference Day B Grade 1 Open House, 11 a.m. B Grade 2 Open House, 11:30 a.m. C Open House, 12 p.m. R Open House, 2 p.m. P Meet the K Teacher/Open House, 1 p.m. -1:30 p.m. Schools Open OHS Freshmen OHS OHS No Classes Grades 10, 11, 12 P First Day of School for Kindergarten P Pre-K Meet the Teacher/ Orientation Group 1 Attends 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. P Pre-K Meet the Teacher/Orientation Group 2 Attends 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. OHS All Classes Begin PTA Council Meeting, Roosevelt School, 7 p.m. P Busing Begins for Pre-K B Bash, 6:00 p.m. Ossining MATTERS 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m OHS Spirit Week All Fall Modified Sports Begin OHS Spirit Week OHS Freshman Parent Evening, OHS Library 7 pm. OHS Spirit Week R Patriot Day (Wear Red, White and Blue) OHS Spirit Week OHS Spirit Week P Parky Picnic, 6:30 p.m. OHS Homecoming Game/Pep Rally OHS ACT B 1st Grade Class Parent Tea, 2 p.m. P Little School Begins B 2nd Grade Class Parent Tea, 2 p.m. B Grade 1 Back to School Night, 6:30 p.m. AMD Back to School Night, 7 p.m. C Grade 4 Picture Day OHS Back to School Night, 7 p.m. R School Picture Day C Spirit Day P First Steps Kick Off, 6:30 p.m. C Grade 3 Picture Day
5 P Kindergarten Back To School Night, 6:30 p.m. Board of Education Regular Meeting R Mini Field Day R Mini Field-Day Rain Date P Pre-K Parent Tea, A.M. Parents: 9:30-10 a..m. P.M. Parents: 2:30-3 p.m P Pre-K Back to School Night, 6:30 p.m. C Book Fair B Grade 2 Back to School Night, 6:30 p.m. C Book Fair AUGUST OCTOBER
6 OCTOBER 2014 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY C Book Fair C Back to School Night for 3rd & 4th Graders, 6:30 p.m. C Book Fair AMD Grade 6 Picture Day C Book Fair ESL Informational Night, Claremont, K -12, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. R Scholastic Book Fair R Scholastic Book Fair PK-2 Elementary Technology Evening, 6:30-7:30 p.m., OHS Library Board of Education Special Meeting B Grade 1 Picture Day OHS Underclassmen Fall Photo Day R Scholastic Book Fair OHS Underclassmen Fall Photo Day R Back to School Night, 6:30 p.m. R Scholastic Book Fair Half Day Teacher Institute Day, P/B/C/R Dismissal 11:20 a.m. AMD/OHS Dismissal 10:35 a.m. OHS SAT AMD/OHS Progress Reports Columbus Day AMD STAR Session 1 Begins B Grade 2 Picture Day Grades 3-5 Elementary Technology Evening, 6:30-7:30 p.m., OHS Library B Hispanic Heritage Museum OHS PSAT DAY for Grades 10 and 11 PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. P Pre-K and Little School Hispanic Heritage Parade 10:30-11 a.m. and 2:30-3 p.m. AMD Grade 7 Picture Day OHS Senior Parent Evening, 7p.m., OHS Library AMD Grade 8 Picture Day P Kindergarten Hispanic Heritage Parade, 2:15-3 p.m. SEPTO Meeting, 7 p.m.
7 P Pre-K Pumpkin Patch B CCSS Gallery and Math Night, 6 p.m. Board of Education Regular Meeting P Pre-K Picture Day AMD Unity Day P Kindergarten Picture Day OHS Fall Drama, 7 p.m. C Family Dance Party, 6:30 p.m. AMD Field Day OHS Fall Drama, 7 p.m. P Harvest Day 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. OHS ACT OHS Fall Drama, 7 p.m AMD Spirit Week AMD Spirit Week Half Day Teacher Institute Day P/B/C/R Dismissal 11:20 a.m. AMD/OHS Dismissal 10:35 a.m. AMD Spirit Week OHS College Fair for Students 7:45-10:35 a.m. P Pre-K Halloween Parade 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. AMD Spirit Week P Kindergarten Halloween Parade 2 p.m. B Harvest Festival C Spirit Day R Black and Orange Day AMD Spirit Week AMD Field Day Raindate SEPTEMBER NOVEMBER
8 NOVEMBER 2014 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY P Curriculum Night with Mrs. Sipos, Spanish 6-7 p.m. English 7-8 p.m. B Book Fair B Harvest Festival Raindate OHS Family Engagement Night, 7 p.m. Superintendent s Conference Day Parent Teacher Conferences B Book Fair Board of Education Special Meeting B Book Fair B Book Fair OHS International Day B Book Fair AMD Photo Retake OHS SAT OHS Varsity Ice Hockey Starts Veterans Day OHS Senior Portraits All Winter Varsity/JV Sports Begin C Picture Retakes R Picture Retakes OHS Senior Portraits OHS Senior Portraits B/C/R/AMD/OHS First Marking Period Ends PTA Meeting, 7 p.m.
9 P Starry Night 6:30 p.m. Board of Education Regular Meeting B Picture Retakes OHS Senior Photo B Stone Soup OHS Senior Picture Day OHS Underclassmen Retake Picture Day OHS National Honor Society & Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 7 p.m. SEPTO Meeting, 7 p.m. P Kindergarten Thanksgiving Enrichment Day OHS Senior Photo Day OHS Underclassmen Retake Photo Day B/C/R Report Cards Distributed P Little School Thanksgiving Feast B Thanksgiving Feast, 12 p.m. P Pre-K Thanksgiving Feast 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Half Day Teacher Institute Day P/B/C/R Dismissal 11:20 a.m. AMD/OHS Dismissal 10:35 a.m. C Enrichment Day R Fall Colors Day Thanksgiving Recess Thanksgiving Recess 30 OCTOBER DECEMBER
10 DECEMBER 2014 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY All Winter Modified Sports Begin PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. P Book Fair Set-Up P Book Fair OHS SAT P Book Fair P Book Fair OHS Senior Photo Retake Day P Book Fair C Grade 4 Science Fair, 6:30 p.m. P Book Fair AMD STAR Session 1 Ends Half Day Teacher Institute Day P/B/C/R Dismissal 11:20 a.m. OHS ACT PTA Council Meeting, Roosevelt School, 7 p.m. OHS Senior Photo Retake Day AMD Theater Arts 4 p.m. OHS Senior Photo Retake Day AMD/OHS Dismissal 10:35 a.m. AMD Theater Arts 7 p.m OHS Winter Concert #1, 7 p.m. OHS Winter Concert #2, 7 p.m. Board of Education Regular Meeting P Pre-K Many Holidays Celebration 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. P Kindergarten Holiday Enrichment Day AMD/OHS Progress Reports SEPTO Holiday Party, 7 p.m.
11 B Holiday Festival B Holiday Festival Snow Date C Spirit Day R Pajama Day Holiday Recess Holiday Recess Holiday Recess Holiday Recess Holiday Recess Holiday Recess NOVEMBER JANUARY
12 JANUARY 2015 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY Holiday Recess Holiday Recess PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. AMD Band Concert, 7 p.m. C Grade 3 Music Showcase A, 9:30 a.m. C Grade 3 Music Showcase B, 2 p.m OHS Dual Languge Parent Meeting, Pre-K-10, 7 p.m. AMD Chorus and Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m. Board of Education Special Meeting P Picture Retakes R Grade 5 School Winter Concert, 7 p.m. SEPTO Meeting C Spirit Day R Crazy Hat Day
13 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day AMD STAR Session 2 Begins OHS Junior Parent Night, 7pm, OHS Library C Grade 4 Winter Concert, 7 p.m. OHS SAT OHS Mid-Term Examinations B Grade 2 Winter Concert, 7 p.m. OHS Mid-Term Examinations Board of Education Regular Meeting OHS Mid-Term Examinations P Curriculum Night Part II with Mrs. Sipos, Spanish 6 p.m. English 7 p.m. OHS Mid-Term Examinations OHS Mid-Term Examinations AMD/OHS Second Marking Period Ends DECEMBER FEBRUARY
14 FEBRUARY 2015 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY B CCSS/ELA/Math Night, 6:30 p.m. P Sharing and Caring Night, 6:30 p.m. PTA Council Meeting, Roosevelt School, 7 p.m. P Sweetheart Dance, 6:30 p.m. P Report Cards Distributed OHS ACT AMD Spirit Week AMD Spirit Week Winter Concert Snow Date PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. Board of Education Special Meeting AMD Spirit Week C Grades 3-5 Curriculum Night, Claremont School, 6:30 p.m. AMD Spirit Week Senior Citizens Valentine s Day Breakfast C Spirit Day R Red and Pink Day AMD Spirit Week SEPTO Meeting Winter Recess Winter Recess Winter Recess Winter Recess Winter Recess
15 P Kindergarten Parent Information Night, 6:30 p.m. Board of Education Regular Meeting B Black History Night Dinner, 6:30 p.m. OHS Sophomore Parent Night, OHS Library, 7 p.m. B/C/R Second Marking Period Ends JANUARY MARCH
16 MARCH 2015 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY P Dr. Seuss Launch P Jump for Heart OHS Grade 8 Parent Evening, OHS Library, 7 p.m. P Jump for Heart Board of Education Special Meeting P Jump for Heart OHS Grade 8 Visits OHS P Pre-K Information Night, 6:30 p.m. P Jump for Heart OHS Grade 8 Visits OHS P Jump for Heart AMD/OHS Progress Reports B/C/R Report Cards Distributed Board of Education All Day Budget Meeting All Spring Varsity/JV Sports Begin PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. P Kindergarten Building Tour 10-10:45a.m. and1:30-2:15 p.m. Superintendent s Conference Day Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences C Reading Showcase, 3rd Grade, 6:30 p.m. AMD World Language Expo P Pre-K Building Tours 10-10:45 a.m. and 1:30-2:15 p.m. OHS SAT C Spirit Day R Green Day P Book Fair 2 Set Up SEPTO Meeting, 7 p.m. P Book Fair AMD Amateur Hour at AMD OHS Spring Musical, 7 p.m. Superintendent s Conference Day OHS Spring Musical, 7 p.m. OHS Spring Musical, 7 p.m.
17 All Spring Modifi ed Sports Begin B Reading Week P Book Fair P Book Fair B Reading Week OHS Safe Driving Evening, 7 p.m., OHS Cafeteria Board of Education Regular Meeting P Book Fair B Reading Week P Book Fair B Reading Week AMD STAR Session 2 Ends P Book Fair B Reading Week AMD Career Day Spring Recess Spring Recess FEBRUARY APRIL
18 APRIL 2015 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY Spring Recess Spring Recess Spring Recess PTA Council Meeting, Roosevelt School, 7 p.m. Board of Education Special Meeting P Hop Into Reading, 6:30 p.m. P Reading Week SEPTO Meeting P Reading Week P Reading Week Grade 3-8 English Language Arts Assessment AMD STAR Session 3 Begins P Reading Week Grade 3-8 English Language Arts Assessment NYSESLAT Speaking P Reading Week P Kindergarten Art Show 5-6:30 p.m. Grade 3-8 English Language Arts Assessment P Reading Week AMD/OHS Third Marking Period Ends Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Assessment Make-ups OHS ACT NYSESLAT Speaking NYSESLAT Speaking NYSESLAT Speaking PTA Meeting, 7 p.m.
19 B Nature Festival Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Assessments Make-ups NYSESLAT Speaking Board of Education Regular Meeting B Nature Festival P Kindergarten Final Registration and Screening Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Assessments Make-ups NYSESLAT Speaking P Kindergarten Final Registration and Screening P Earth Day Enrichment Day B Nature Festival Grades 3-8 Mathematics Assessment NYSESLAT Speaking P Kindergarten Final Registration and Screening B Nature Festival Grades 3-8 Mathematics Assessment NYSESLAT Speaking B Nature Festival Grades 3-8 Mathematics Assessment NYSESLAT Speaking Grades 3-8 Mathematics Assessment Make-ups NYSESLAT Speaking P Kindergarten Final Registration and Screening OHS Spring Concert #1, 7 p.m. Grades 3-8 Mathematics Assessment Make-ups NYSESLAT Speaking P Kindergarten Final Registration and Screening P Pre-K Planting Day OHS Spring Concert #2, 7 p.m. Grades 3-8 Mathematics Assessment Make-ups NYSESLAT Speaking C Spirit Day P Pre-K Final Registration and Screening P Kindergarten Planting Day NYSESLAT Speaking MARCH MAY
20 MAY 2015 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY 1 2 P Pre-K Final Registration and Screening R Crazy Colors Day NYSESLAT Speaking OHS SAT P Pre-K Final Registration and Screening B Screen Free Week OHS AP Environmental Science Exam NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing PTA Candidates Debate, 7 p.m P Dual Language Information Night for Incoming Prekindergarteners Spanish, 6 p.m. English, 7 p.m. OHS AP Biology and Music Theory Exams NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing P Pre-K Final Registration & Screening P Game Night at Park School, 6:30 p.m. B Screen Free Week OHS AP Calculus Exam OHS Piano Night, 7 p.m. NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing Board of Education Mandatory Budget Hearing and Work Session NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing Board of Education Special Meeting P Pre-K Final Registration and Screening B Screen Free Week OHS AP English Literature Exam NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake AMD Chorus and Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m. OHS AP English Language Exam NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing District-Wide Art Show B Screen Free Week OHS AP Spanish Language Exam NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake R Roosevelt School Spring Concert OHS AP World History Exam NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing B Screen Free Week B Sports Night at Brookside School, 6:30 p.m. OHS AP US History Exam and Studio Art NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake SEPTO Meeting NYSESLAT Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing
21 P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake B First Grade Orientation, 6:30 p.m. OHS Gimme the Mic Concert #1, 7 p.m. Budget Vote and Board Election, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Board of Education Regular Meeting P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake C 3rd Grade Spring Concert, 7 p.m. P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake C Gr 4 Science Performance Test AMD Gr 8 Science Performance Test OHS Gimme the Mic Concert #2, 7 p.m. P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake P Interactive Curriculum Night, 6:30 p.m. C Gr 4 Science Performance Test AMD Gr 8 Science Performance Test AMD Spring Band Concert, 7 p.m. OHS Junior College Book Awards Celebration, 2 p.m. P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake C Gr 4 Science Performance Test C Spirit Day R Yellow Day AMD Gr 8 Science Performance Test OHS Academic Pep Rally and OHS Day AMD/OHS Progress Reports Memorial Day C Gr 4 Science Performance Test P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake AMD Grade 8 Science Performance Test OHS Science Symposium P Seeing Stories Celebration with Jacob Burns P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake C Gr 4 Science Performance Test AMD Grade 8 Science Performance Test P Kindergarten Triathlon C Gr 4 Science Performance Test P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake AMD Grade 8 Science Performance Test P Kindergarten Triathlon P Little School Accepted Student Family Intake P Little School / A Book A Day Celebration C Gr 4 Science Performance Test AMD Grade 8 Science Performance Test Ossining LIVE! 31 APRIL JUNE
22 JUNE 2015 SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY C Gr 4 Science Written Test AMD Grade 8 Science Written OABC Senior Sports Banquet, 6:30 p.m. C Gr 4 Science Written Make-Ups C 4th Grade Spring Concert, 7 p.m. AMD Grade 8 Science Written Make-ups OHS Common Core English and Geometry Exams PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. C Gr 4 Science Written Make-Ups AMD Grade 8 Science Written Make-ups OHS Cultural Arts Awards Night, 7 p.m. OHS Senior Awards Celebration, 7 p.m. OHS SAT Dual Language Picnic 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Claremont School B 2nd Grade Spring Concert, 7 p.m. Board of Education Regular Meeting B Field Day R Grade 4 Parent Orientation, 7 p.m. AMD STAR Session 3 Ends P Music Showcase / Kindergarten Moving Up Day B Field Day Rain Date Dual Language Picnic Raindate, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Claremont School OHS SAT C Grade 2 Parent Orientation, 6:30 p.m. OHS Regents and Final Exams PTA Officer Vote, Roosevelt School, 7 p.m. AMD Common Core Algebra I Regents OHS Regents & Final Exams P Park School Field Day for Kindergarten P Parky Picnic 6:30 p.m. AMD Earth Science Regents OHS Regents & Final Exams P Park School Field Day for Kindergarten C Field Day OHS Regents & Final Exams AMD Moving Up Ceremony, 10 a.m. OHS Graduation, 2 p.m.
23 C Field Day Raindate AMD 6th Grade Whale Watch OHS Regents & Final Exams B Grade 2 Ice Cream Celebration, 2 p.m. R Field Day AMD 6th Grade Whale Watch OHS Regents & Final Exams P End of Year Pre-K Celebration-Last Day of Pre-K R Field Day (Raindate) OHS Regents & Final Exams Last Day for Students Half Day Teacher Institute P/B/C/R Dismissal 11:20 a.m. AMD Dismissal 10:35 am OHS Rating Day AMD/OHS Fourth Marking Period Ends B/C/R Third Marking Periods Ends P/B/C/R Report Cards Distributed MAY JULY
24 Emergency School Closings Inclement weather may cause school closings, delayed openings or early dismissals during the winter months. If schools are closed, the fi re whistle will sound three blasts at 6:45, 7:15 and 7:45 a.m. Radio stations will be contacted by 6:15 a.m. and announcements will be made regularly. One- or two-hour delayed openings will also be announced on the radio. Schools will begin classes either one or two hours later but dismiss at the scheduled times. In the event of a two-hour delay, there will be no a.m. PreKindergarten classes. Please also visit our Web site, for school closing details. Radio and television stations broadcasting information about Ossining School closings include: WHUD Peekskill FM WLNA Peekskill 1420 AM WFAS White Plains 1230 AM FM CHANNEL 12 Westchester Ossining Education Channel 77 WABC TV Cierre de escuelas por emergencia Las inclemencias del tiempo pueden llevar a que las escuelas cierren, a que abran más tarde o a que se disponga la salida anticipada de los estudiantes en los meses de invierno. Si las escuelas cierran, la sirena de incendio sonará tres veces: a las: 6:45, a las 7:15 y a las 7:45 a.m. Se avisará a las estaciones de radio antes de las 6:15 a.m. y se trasmitirán avisos radiales regularmente. También se comunicará por la radio cuando las escuelas abran una o dos horas más tarde. Cuando las escuelas comiencen las clases con una o dos horas de retraso, la salida tendrá lugar en el horario regular. En aquellos casos que se haya dispuesto la entrada dos horas más tarde, no se dictarán clases de PreKindergarten en el horario de la mañana. Para más detalles relativos al cierre de las escuelas, por favor visite nuestro sitio Web: Entre las radioemisoras que difundirán información relativa a cierres, demoras en el horario de entrada o salida anticipada en las Escuelas de Ossining se incluyen: WHUD Peekskill FM WLNA Peekskill 1420 AM WFAS White Plains 1230 AM FM Canal 12 Westchester Ossining Education Channel 77 WABC TV Student Absence Call-In System The Ossining School District has a program for all schools to enable us to better monitor pupil absenteeism and the safety of the children. If your child is going to be absent, please call and notify us. During school hours, the attendance offi ce will take calls. At all other times, an answering machine will record your message. Park Ext Brookside Ext Claremont Ext Roosevelt AMD Ext OHS Ext Please give your child s full name, grade and class, reason for absence and expected duration. Sistema de llamadas para comunicar ausencias El sistema escolar de Ossining dispone de un programa para todas las escuelas, que nos permite llevar un mejor control de las ausencias de los alumnos y, mediante ello, brindar mayor seguridad a los niños. Si su hijo va a estar ausente, por favor, llame y notifi que la falta. Durante el horario de clases, la ofi cina de asistencias atenderá sus llamadas. Fuera de este horario, un contestador automático registrará su mensaje. Park Ext Brookside Ext Claremont Ext Roosevelt AMD Ext OHS Ext Al dejar el mensaje, diga el nombre de su hijo, el año y la clase que cursa, el motivo de la falta y el tiempo estimado que durará la ausencia.
25 Conduct and Discipline The Ossining Board of Education is dedicated to providing a safe educational environment that encourages and guides all children to reach their potential. The District also seeks to help students grow into intelligent, self-directed members of society willing to accept responsibility for their actions and become positive contributors to their community. In order to be most effective in dealing with inappropriate behavior, a variety of preventive behavioral interventions to accomplish a positive change in student behavior, as well as disciplinary consequences as necessary and appropriate, will be implemented. All actions will be governed by the boundaries of State Education Law and in accordance with the SAVE Legislation and Dignity Act requirements. Open communication with the child, parent/guardian, teachers, guidance counselors, administrators, and other school district professionals is viewed as imperative. Support by the home is essential both in avoiding inappropriate behaviors and in helping to resolve them when they do occur. The school and the home must work together in communicating and supporting this philosophy in order to build self-disciplined members of our community and society as a whole. To assure that the Code of Conduct and Philosophy Statement, as well as all related policies are carried out consistently, the Superintendent directed all building principals to prepare building disciplinary regulations, to serve as administrative regulations. Such regulations now include defi ned consequences for students demonstrating infractions of the rules and regulations. Further, the Code of Conduct and Philosophy Statement, as well as the building regulations, are reviewed periodically and updated accordingly. Parents and guardians will receive additional information regarding student discipline at each of the schools Back-To- School Nights. Attendance is strongly encouraged at all of the District s Back-to-School Nights, as well as at all activities. Prohibition of Smoking on School Property In accordance with state and federal laws, smoking is prohibited in all school buildings and on school property during school hours, including all school-sponsored events. The law bans smoking, not only during regular school hours and in all school buildings, but also during times when school-sponsored events take place anywhere on school property. This includes outdoor as well as indoor sporting events, PTA functions, school concerts, etc. The law pertains to everyone, not just students. Individuals found smoking in a non-smoking area are in violation of Article 13 of the Public Health Law and/or the federal Pro-Children Act of Admission of Non-Resident Students If you are anticipating moving from the Ossining School District and you would like your child to continue attending Ossining High School, you should become familiar with Board of Education policy #5152 entitled Admission of Non- Resident Students. Following is an outline of this policy as it pertains to families who may be moving out of the Ossining School District: Regularly enrolled children of families who have moved out of the school district after May 1 of the school year may complete that school year. Children of families who have moved out of the school district after the fi rst semester of their junior year and are in good standing may be eligible to complete grades 11 and 12 without payment of tuition under certain circumstances. Parents/guardians requesting such consideration must petition, in writing, the high school principal. Such petition should be received while the parents/guardians are still residents of the Ossining Union Free School District. The principal will review the student s academic and disciplinary record and thereafter provide a recommendation to the Superintendent as to whether or not the student should be allowed to remain at Ossining High School. The Superintendent will thereby make a determination as to the continued enrollment of the student. Parents/guardians may appeal the decision of the Superintendent to the Board of Education. Such appeal must be in writing and received by the Clerk of the Board within ten (10) business days of the date of the Superintendent s decision. The student s status as a special education student will not be considered by the high school principal or Superintendent of Schools in determining the parent s/guardian s request for the continued enrollment of their child. For more complete details on the policy, please contact the high school guidance offi ce at , ext 2301.
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