South Orangetown Central School District

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District Notices

The Board of Education will convene for a regular workshop/meeting on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7:30PM in the South Orangetown Middle School Library, 160 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt.

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

Resolution for Time Reporting for Appointed Officials

 

School Health

  • Families Fight Flu: Flu season has begun and the New York State Department of Health has produced a new flyer, Parents: Fight Flu at Home & School English | Español, to help families keep their children healthy.
  • Vaccination Clinics: New York State school vaccination requirements changed for the 2019-20 school year. The Rockland County Department of Health offers immunization and medical clinics for children ages 5-18 and adults, including those who are uninsured, underinsured or on Medicaid. For information or to make an appointment, call (845) 364-2497. Click here for details on the NYS Department of Health website.

District & Community Events

Scroll down to view Events (one-time activities) and Ongoing Programs during the school year. 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.

EVENTS

LEGO Lab (grades K-5)
Friday, November 8 | 4:30PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Bring your imagination and we’ll supply the LEGOs! Click here to register or learn more.

Musicare (infants to 5yrs. with a caregiver)
Saturday, November 9 | 1:00PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Fun with music and instruments. Click here to register or learn more.

Veterans Day Ceremony
Sunday, November 10 | 10:00AM

Orangetown Town Hall, 26 Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962
Sponsored by the Raymond W. DeMeola VFW Memorial Post 1615 of Blauvelt. All are invited and encouraged to attend!

BridgeMusik Fall Festival Young Artist Concert #1
Monday, November 11 | 7 – 9PM
Union Arts Center, Sparkill, NY
Program will feature solo and chamber works by a group of talented flutists, violinists and cellists from neighboring schools in NY and NJ. The program will also include the Young Artist Festival Orchestra, assisted by festival faculty, performing works by Vivaldi and Gershwin. Concert is free (suggested donation $10/adult and $5/student). Reserve your seat here.

PAWS for Reading (grades K-5)
Wednesday, November 13 | 4:30PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Read with a furry friend from Therapy Dogs of Rockland. Click here to register or learn more.

Little Artists (ages 2-5 with a caregiver)
Thursday, November 14 | 1:00PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
A fun, no-rules approach to Pre-K art. Click here to register or learn more.

Baby Story Time (ages 3-18 mos. with adult caregiver)
Friday, November 15 | 11:30AM

Palisades Free Library, 19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY 10964
Spend time with your baby and meet other new parents while enjoying nursery rhymes, songs and puppets. Click here to learn more.

Teen Art with Alexis Starke (grades 6-12)
Friday, November 15 | 5:00PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Create different projects using a variety of techniques and mediums. Click here to register or learn more.

Outragehiss Pets Animal Show
Saturday, November 16 | 11:30AM

Palisades Free Library, 19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY 10964
Meet exotic animals from all over the world in this interactive program! All ages are welcome. Click here to register or learn more, or call (845) 359-0136.

Building Boom!
Sunday, November 17 | 2:00PM

Palisades Free Library, 19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY 10964
LEGOs, Brain Flakes, Magna-Tiles and more! Click here to learn more.

Kids Art with Alexis Starke (grades 1-5)
Monday, November 18 | 5:00PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Get inspired by famous artists with drawing, painting and collage. Click here to register or learn more.

BridgeMusik Fall Festival Young Artist Concert #2
Monday, November 18 | 7 – 9PM
Union Arts Center, Sparkill, NY
Program will feature solo and chamber works by a group of talented flutists, violinists and cellists from neighboring schools in NY and NJ. The program will also include the Young Artist Festival Orchestra, assisted by festival faculty, performing works by Vivaldi and Gershwin. Concert is free (suggested donation $10/adult and $5/student). Reserve your seat here.

Coding Club (grades 5-8)
Tuesday, November 19 | 4:00PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Learn how to animate videos, create fonts and build custom photo filters using VIDCODE. Click here to register or learn more.

Thanksgiving Stories and Crafts (ages 5 and up)
Tuesday, November 19 | 4:30PM

Palisades Free Library, 19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY 10964
Join Ms. Carolyn for Thanksgiving stories, bingo and crafts! Click here to register or learn more, or call (845) 359-0136.

Kids Yoga (grades K-5)
Friday, November 22 | 4:30PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Learn how to move and stretch into fun, healthy poses with a certified instructor. Click here to register or learn more.

Cupcake Decorating
Monday, November 25 | 4:30PM

Palisades Free Library, 19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY 10964
Decorate a festive turkey cupcake! Click here to learn more.

Family Movie: Toy Story 4
Friday, November 29 | 1:00PM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Enjoy the holiday weekend with this hit sequel. Rated G; 100 mins. Click here to register or learn more.

Kid’s Races and Santa Claus 5K Run
Sunday, December 8 | 10:00AM

Veteran’s Memorial Park, Orangeburg, NY 
Join the Orangetown Parks and Recreation Office for the 28th Annual Kid’s Races and Santa Claus 5K Run. Prizes are awarded to the top four finishers in each age group and every participant receives a winter wool hat. Kid’s Races start at 10:00AM, are free and pre-registration is not required. The 5K starts at 10:30AM and registration is ongoing. The registration fee is $25 (November 1-December 6) and $30 the day of the 5K. Registration on the day of the race begins at 8:00AM. Click here to register or learn more, or contact the Recreation Office at (845) 359-6503/ [email protected].

ONGOING PROGRAMS

Baby Storytime (infants to 18 mos. with a caregiver)
Tuesdays in November | 10:30AM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Music, movement, bubbles and parachute play for little ones. Click here to register or learn more.

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5 with a caregiver)
Tuesdays and Wednesdays in November | T 11:15AM; W 10:30AM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Make new friends and have fun while getting ready for school. Click here to register or learn more.

Toddler Storytime (ages 19 mos. to 2 yrs. with a caregiver)
Wednesdays in November | 11:15AM

Tappan Free Library, 93 Main Street, Tappan, NY 10983
Songs, scarves and silliness for toddlers. Click here to register or learn more.

Register for the South Orangetown Little League Spring 2020 Season (ages 4-12)
Registration for both baseball and softball is open now through December 31, 2019. Please provide proof of residency if you live in the District, but your child goes to an outside school. Click here to register or learn more, or email Tom Cameron with questions.