South Orangetown Central School District


District Notices

A Regular Meeting of the Board of Education will convene on Tuesday, March 28, at 6:00PM, at which time it is anticipated the Board of Education will move into Executive Session to discuss the employment history of particular individuals and matters pertaining to a contract with a particular corporation. The public meeting will reconvene at approximately 7:30PM in the South Orangetown Middle School Library, 16 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt, followed by a Budget Workshop at approximately 8:15PM.

Special Meetings of the Board of Education of the South Orangetown Central School District will convene on each of the following dates and times in South Orangetown Middle School, Room 309, 160 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt, NY, at which time the Board will adjourn to Executive Session to discuss matters leading to the appointment of a particular person.

  • Wednesday, March 29 at 6:15PM
  • Thursday, March 30 at 5:45PM

Please note: The Board of Education will not be taking action following the Executive Session other than to adjourn the public meetings.

POLICY REVIEW: The Board of Education is currently reviewing school district policies. Click here to go to the Policies Under Review webpage.

Other Notices

From the New York State Department of Health: Be prepared for flu season! View this flyer (English | Spanish) to learn about flu, signs and symptoms of the disease and information regarding vaccination.

District & Community Events

Scroll down to view Events (one-time activities) and Programs. Click here for e-Backpack submission guidelines. Click here to go to the PTA webpage for PTA and TZ Red & White events, activities and updates.


Desert Animals with Eyes of the Wild
Monday, April 3, 2PM
Ages 5+: Meet remarkable animals that not only survive but thrive in one of nature’s harshest environments. Register at

Beaded Mobiles
Tuesday, April 4, 2PM
Grades K-5: Spend the afternoon off from school crafting a whimsical mobile using beads and paper shapes. Register at

Mad Science! Mineral Mania
Tuesday, April 4, 1:00-2:00 PM
Explore how minerals form and pan for gems in this fun and interactive program with Mad Science. This event is for Grades 3-5 only. Register at

Family Movie: “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish”
Saturday, April 8, 1PM
All ages: Enjoy popcorn, juice, and this fun family film on our big screen! Rated PG, 102 min. Register at

Tuesday, April 11, 11:30AM
Infants to age 4: Dance along with certified instructor Miss Lauren at this special Zumba program designed just for young children. Sign up per session. Register at

Teen Art Class
Thursday, April 13, 6PM
Grades 6-12: Create different art projects using a variety of techniques and mediums. All levels welcome. Sign up per session. Register at

Teen Take and Make T-shirt Bracelets
Thursday, April 13,  10:00AM-8:00PM
Take the kit home and enjoying making your project whenever you have time! Register at

Kids Art Class
Saturday, April 15, 11:30AM
Grades 1-5: Be inspired by famous artists of the past and present through drawing, painting and collage. All levels welcome. Sign up per session. Register at

Seed Bombs and Launchers 
Monday, April 17, 4:30PM-5:30PM
Grades 3-5: Let’s celebrate Earth Day by making seed bombs and launchers. Register at

Mandala Suncatchers
Monday, April 17, 4:30PM
Grades 6-12: We’ll cut tissue paper into geometric patterns to create vibrant, intricate shapes. Register at

Little Artists: Spring Watercolors
Tuesday, April 18, 1PM
Ages 2-5: An open-ended, no-rules approach to PreK art. Dress for mess! Attend in person or via Zoom. Register at

Paper Bag Books 
Monday, April 24, 4:30PM-5:30PM
Grades K-2: Celebrate National Library Week by creating your own mini books out of paper bags. Register at

PAWS to Read
Monday, April 24, 4:30PM
Grades 1-5: Sign up for a 10-minute session and “pause” to read with Ollie, an adorable miniature Schnauzer and certified therapy dog. Register at

Tuesday, April 25, 4:30PM
Grades K-5: You bring your imagination, we’ll supply the LEGOs!  Creations will be displayed in the Children’s Room.  Register at

Felt Cat Bookmarks 
Wednesday, April 26, 4:30PM-5:30PM
Grades 3-5: Celebrate National Library Week by creating cat shaped bookmarks out of felt. Register at

Springtime Storytime
Friday, April 28, 11:30AM
Ages 2-5: Welcome back flowers, robins, and warm weather with a special storytime and craft celebrating all things spring. Register at


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

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

Thursdays, 10:30AM or 1:00PM
Ages 2-5: Join Miss Kimberly for a story and a craft at the library! Register at

Venturing Crew 97 is looking to welcome new members!
Germonds Community Center, 39 Germonds Road, West Nyack
What is a Venturing Crew? Venturing is a coed youth led group for ages 14 (or finished 8th grade) up to 21. It gives teenagers the opportunity to plan fun events and activities that the whole crew can do together. Whether you’re into the outdoors, serving your community, or trying new things there is something for everyone in a Venturing Crew. Learn more at Contact:

Join Boy Scouts
Boy Scout Troop 37 meets every Tuesday at 7:30PM at the United Methodist Church in Pearl River. Come and join us any Tuesday night! Ages 11 (Grade 6) through 18. The church is on the corner of Franklin Ave and John Street. Please enter through the John Street entrance. Contact for more information.

The Rockland YMCA has resumed before and after school childcare programs for South Orangetown students. For information or to register, visit the YMCA’s School Age Child Care webpage or call (845) 727-1037.