Important Announcement

SNOW DAYS UPDATE

Students will be in school the following days due to snow-related closures:

Monday, April 21
Friday, May 16
Thursday, June 26
Friday, June 27


SCHOOL NEWS FROM DR. DOUGLAS

Dear Families:

April is here and it has brought Spring to us!  This time of year also brings us testing. This week students began the testing season, taking the state ELA exams in third through eighth grades.  All things considered, it went very well for our students.  Our teachers and students have worked very hard, and together they changed what teaching and learning look like.  Words and phrases such as “evidence-based,” "close reading" and "annotate" have all become part of our "Habits of Mind" for how we teach and how we learn. These changes have been very demanding for everyone, including our parents, but they are also very exciting. For example, whether I visit classrooms at the primary level or in the eighth grade, and regardless of subject, all students are learning using close reading and annotation, and they understand the importance of evidence-based assertions.

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Bulletin Board

** BOARD AGENDA **

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
8:00 P.M.
DISCUSSION MEETING

http://www.boarddocs.com/ny/pocantico/Board.nsf/vpublic?open



Facilities Review Committee Report
Presented to the Board of Education on
January 21, 2014

2013-2014 Facilities Committee Report 1.21.14.pdf

Approved 2014-2015
District Calendar

PDF 2014-2015 School Calendar - Approved 02.25.14.pdf
2013-2014 School District Calendar
Pocantico Calendar 2013-2014 NEW WEB .pdf

Upcoming Events

Monday, April 21
School Board Petitions Due
by 5:00 p.m.
District Clerk's Office
Tuesday, April 22
Board Meeting
Budget Work Session / Board Adopts Proposed School Budget & Property Tax Report Card
8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 23
Pocantico Hills Foundation presents Sundae Serenade
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6
Board Meeting
Public Hearing on Proposed School Budget
8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 20
Board Meeting
8:00 p.m.
School Budget Vote and School Board Election
School Library
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.