District Code of Conduct

Under SAVE Regulations, the district is required to make the District's Code of Conduct available.  If you wish a hard copy of the document, please call your school building.


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In keeping with our security procedures we want to remind anyone who wishes to enter any SOCSD building that you will be required to present a photo ID to the security guard prior to entering.  Your cooperation and understanding is appreciated as the safety of our children is our number one priority.

SOCSD Increased Security Measures

Emergency Codes & Procedures - English

Emergency Codes & Procedures - Spanish


Central Administration   
160 Van Wyck Road
Blauvelt, NY  10913   
845. 680.1000

Site updated 09/01/2014
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The district has been informed that inaccurate information regarding BUS TRANSPORTATION TIMES has been distributed to some families.

The following schedule with approximate pick-up times will be used until new bus cards can be distributed:
School Approximate
WOS 7:50 - 8:10 3:00 - 3:25
Tappan Zee 8:20 - 8:40 3:50 - 4:20
Cottage Lane 8:20 - 8:40 3:50 - 4:20
SOMS 6:45 - 7:05 2:50 - 3:15
TZHS* 7:30 - 7:50 3:15 - 3:45

*Attention TZHS Students:
Tuesday, September 2nd Busing Information & Schedule

Freshman & New Student Orientation:
8:15 am to 10:15 am.
No busing is provided in the a.m.

Grades 10, 11 & 12:
Two Hour Delay Schedule for morning busing. Approximate pick-up time 9:30 to 9:50 am.

Afternoon busing stands as approximate drop off - 3:15 - 3:45pm.

This information is also posted on the Pupil Transportation Department webpage.

The 2014/2015 School Year Resumes
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Board of Education Meetings
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Notice of Meeting

William O. Schaefer
Tappan Zee Elementary
Cottage Lane
South Orangetown Middle School
Tappan Zee High School
TZHS Printable Reading List
TZHS Honors Reading Assignments Grades 9 - 12

Early Dismissal Times/Delayed Openings

Resources for Making Common Sense Out of the Common Core Debate  - posted August 1, 2014

Welcome Letter from Superintendent


American Education Week Proclamation

District Upcoming Events/School Highlights

Student/Staff Achievements



Email Communication System
For Parents/Guardians with Students in District

Please be advised that any changes/updates to your children(s) contact information must go through the appropriate school building.  This includes updates to emergency phone numbers, email addresses, etc.  Please contact your school building accordingly.

Email Communication System
For Community/Without Students in District

Community members that would like to receive GENERAL district information, please sign up here:  Click here for community sign up - YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE BUILDING UPDATES.

Delays/School Closings
In addition to email notifications, announcements will be made on the web/email  in addition to radio and TV stations.