South Orangetown Central School District

COVID-19 Closure Updates

Governor Cuomo has announced that New York on PAUSE, including school closures, has been extended through April 29.

The New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa announced that June Regents exams will be canceled.View the April 7 NYSED announcement and guidance on graduation requirements. View the NYSED FAQ.

District device distribution will be suspended on April 14. Read more.

The College Board released update information regarding AP exams and dates on its website April 3.

SOCSD launched Distance Learning on March 31. View the Distance Learning Plan and parent guide (English | Español).

The deadline for nonpublic school transportation requests for 2020-21 has been extended to April 15. Visit the Transportation page for the request form.

Free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch is available via pickup on Tuesdays and Thursdays or via weekly home delivery on Tuesdays. View details on the Food Service webpage.

All Continuing Education courses, with the exception of Driver’s Education, are canceled. Details regarding refunds are posted on the Continuing Education webpage.

The Annual Board of Education Election and Budget Vote has been postponed to at least June 1.

View the revised 2019-2020 school calendar.

Find a list of school events that have been canceled or postponed here.

Read the updated COVID-19 School Closure FAQ.

View the District’s COVID-19 related communications archive.

District Hotline

Questions or concerns? Please email [email protected] or call (845) 680-1090, Monday through Friday, between 9:00AM-2:00PM.  Our Hotline call menu is as follows:

  • Press 1 for Academic Support
  • Press 2 for Food Services
  • Press 3 for Counseling, Special Education, and Meal Delivery
  • Press 4 for Technology Support
  • Press 5 for all other matters related to the mandated closure

All emails and calls will receive a response within 24 hours. In the event of an emergency, please call 911.

The New York State Office of Mental Health’s new Emotional Support Helpline provides free and confidential help to those feeling anxious due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Helpline is open 8AM-10PM, 7 days a week. Call 1+ (844) 863-9314.