Students in Susan Maher’s and Michelle Murray’s health classes at Tappan Zee High School have been researching the health effects of vaping to develop campaign posters that challenge the fantasy portrayed by advertisers. “We’re looking at the: Read More: Students Challenge Vaping Ads With Science
In his latest Superintendent Blog post, Dr. Pritchard writes, “A very simple answer to the question ‘Who owns the learning?’ can be viewed in those classrooms where the students…contribute to the creation of content, seek meaning of relevant: Read More: Dr. Pritchard’s Blog: Who Owns the Learning?
As many of us are aware, making a resolution for the new year can be problematic because resolutions don’t really “stick.” These resolutions are an annual ritual that many of us go through in an attempt to affect change in our lives. As a school district, we effect: Read More: Dr. Pritchard’s Blog: Happy New Year 2019!
“The true currency of life is time, not money, and we’ve all got a limited stock of that.” – Robert Harris Over the past several months, we have made the community aware that we are reviewing how we schedule students for the purposes of instruction. More generally: Read More: Dr. Pritchard’s Blog | Time as Currency
Every year, we are faced with situations that require students and staff to evacuate the facilities. Sometimes this is the result of a crisis (for example, a threat to student safety) or a non-crisis (for example, bad weather or a water main break). In either: Read More: Dr. Pritchard’s Blog: Crisis Communications
All South Orangetown Central School District buildings will operate on a two-hour delay on Thursday, January 20, to provide crews with time to clear lots, driveways and sidewalks based on snow forecasted for early morning.
Start times are 10:15AM for SOMS and TZHS and 11:30AM for WOS and CLE. Staff should report to work two hours later than their regular start time. Lunch, but no breakfast, will be served.
UPDATED: Buses for SOCSD students will arrive approximately two hours later than normal pick up time. Transportation for all out-of-district students is canceled.