Inspired by a tradition of excellence and a spirit of continuous improvement, the Spackenkill School District will provide all of our students with the academic and social skills necessary to pursue their goals and become responsible citizens in an interdependent global community.
Congratulations to Hagan teacher Kim Burlingame on being selected for the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Mid-Hudson School Study Council & SUNY New Paltz. The Awards for Excellence presentation and dinner will take place beginning at 6 pm on October 16, 2014, at Anthony's Pier 9 in New Windsor. The cost is $45 per person. CLICK HERE for more information. District colleagues who wish to attend the dinner should contact Nancy Melilli at the District Office by October 6: firstname.lastname@example.org or 845-463-7800.
CLICK HERE to read a letter from the Spackenkill Parent Teacher Association regarding the 2014-2015 school year. Mark your calendars for the meeting September 9 at Nassau Elementary at 7 pm to finalize the PTA structure for all schools.
Transportation information is being mailed to homes beginning on Monday, August 25. School will open on Wednesday, September 3. Enjoy the rest of your summer!
The New York State Department of Health has adjusted the requirements for immunization effective July 1, 2014. CLICK HERE to read about the new requirements.
After spending the year learning about New York State’s rich history, Hagan Elementary School’s 4th grade students had the opportunity to visit the Capitol in Albany on May 28. The classes of Mrs. Burlingame, Ms. Gabel, Mrs. Wishrad, Mrs. Darcy, Mr. Alnwick, and Mr. Weisner took a tour of the Capitol, and to their surprise Governor Andrew Cuomo himself greeted the children and took time to speak to the students about their visit!
On Friday, May 30th, Adam Macklin & Mrs. Talleur's Third Grade Class will be selling lemonade by hosting an Alex's Lemonade Stand to fight childhood cancer. The money raised will go to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a registered nonprofit charity, to fund childhood cancer research projects. Please help support our efforts and this important cause by visiting our lemonade stand on May 30th during the 3-5 lunch periods (11:10-12:35).
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This year's Jump Rope For Heart donations at Hagan Elementary School exceeded the original goal of $3,000, totaling more than $6,000! Congratulations to everyone who played a role in making this a successful fundraiser. This event funds research and life-saving programs across the nation and provides professional development opportunities for physical educators who work to promote healthy lifestyle habits in today's youth.
The Honey Bee Extended Day Program is available at Hagan and Nassau Elementary Schools in the morning and afternoon. Please call (845) 214-0402 for more information.
Week of September 29th
October Dates to Remember
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Hagan Elementary School
42 Hagan DrivePoughkeepsie, NY 12603
Phone: 845.463.7840Fax: 845.463.7881
Principal: John Farrell
Hagan Elementary School is committed to providing a school environment that emphasizes civility and citizenship, one that is free of discrimination, bullying, and harassment; our mission is to provide students with an exemplary education, as well as the critical thinking skills, character education, and self-confidence to meet the ever-changing demands of an evolving future, thus building a solid foundation that ensures all students will become college and career ready.