by SOCSD Communications | Dec 3, 2020 | District HighlightsChallenging math puzzles have Cottage Lane Elementary School students debating and jumping out of their seats with excitement. These eagerly anticipated push-in lessons–known as Tangy Tuesdays–strengthen computational fluency and number sense. “Students: Read More: At CLE, Math Games Build Skills + Love of Learning
by SOCSD Communications | Oct 3, 2019 | District HighlightsThis evening, the Board of Education and district administrators celebrated 11 South Orangetown Central School District educators who were recommended and approved for tenure. Celebrating tenure recipients in the fall is a new tradition, noted Superintendent Robert: Read More: Congratulations, Newly-Tenured Staff!
by SOCSD Communications | Oct 3, 2019 | District HighlightsCongratulations to Tappan Zee High School science teacher Steve Cohn and computer science/maker space teacher Karen Connell, who were selected for the highly-competitive New York State Master Teacher Program (NYSMTP)! “The Master Teacher Program offers teachers an: Read More: Cohn, Connell Named NYS Master Teachers
by SOCSD Communications | Sep 19, 2019 | District HighlightsA new phonics curriculum is being introduced in all kindergarten and first grade classes, following last year’s successful pilot program in four kindergarten classes. The new approach to phonics comes from Columbia University’s Teachers College Reading & Writing: Read More: New Program Boosts Excitement, Engagement for Phonics