South Orangetown Central School District

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District Notices

A regular meeting of the Board of Education will convene on Thursday, June 20, 6:30PM, at which time it is anticipated the Board of Education will move immediately into Executive Session to discuss matters pertaining to Collective Negotiations under the Taylor Law and the employment history of a particular individual. The public meeting will reconvene at approximately 7:30PM in the SOMS Library, 160 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt. 

  • Livestream: Board of Education meetings are broadcasted via view-only livestream at SOCSD BOE YouTube channel. Members of the public must attend meetings in person to participate in public commentary. Only regular meetings, in which business is conducted, are live streamed; Board workshops will not be live streamed. Board workshops are open to the public, but there is no public commentary. Community members may also email questions or comments to the Board at any time at feedback@socsd.org.
  • Policy Review: The Board of Education reviews school district policies on an ongoing basis. View the Policies Under Review webpage for more information.

Other Required Notices

Parents – Fight Flu at Home and At School: Each year, to comply with New York State Public Health Law (PHL) § 613, licensed and registered day care programs, nursery schools, pre-K, kindergarten, school-age childcare programs, and public and non-public schools are required to post information about influenza (flu) and the benefits of flu vaccination at the start of flu season in early fall. View the 2023 Fight Flu at Home and At School flyers for parents here: English | Spanish.

The Rockland County Department of Health is hosting flu vaccine clinics on most Fridays at 50 Sanatorium Road, Bldg. A in Pomona. Please bring proof of age; those with Medicare, Medicaid, or private health insurance must also bring their health insurance card. The vaccine is free of charge for uninsured/underinsured individuals. Vaccine is available for ages 6 months and above. High-dose flu vaccine for ages 65+. Pre-registration preferred. Walk-ins welcome. For more information call (845) 364-2534.

District & Community Events

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EVENTS

Town of Orangetown Highway Department Open House
Saturday, May 18, 10AM-2PM

119 Route 303, Orangeburg
Bring the kids and join us for equipment demonstrations and more! “Highway Helper” t-shirts will be available for the first 50 children in attendance.


ONGOING PROGRAMS


Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays, 11:00AM
Ages 3-5: Shake your sillies out with stories, songs, parachute play, and more. Attend in person or via Zoom. Register at tappanlibrary.org.

Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursdays, 11:00AM 
Infants to 2 yrs: Have fun with your little one with music, puppets, scarves, and a short book. Attend in person or via Zoom. Register at tappanlibrary.org.

Story Time with Miss Kimberly 
Thursdays, 10:30-11:00AM or 1:00-1:30PM
Ages 3-6: Join Miss Kimberly every week for a story and a craft. Register at orangeburglibrary.org.

The Rockland YMCA is registering South Orangetown students in grades K-5 for its 2024-25 before and after school childcare programs. For more information or to register, visit the Rockland YMCA website.