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Compass Learning

Dear Parents:

The Spackenkill School District has chosen to use CompassLearning Odyssey®, a Web-based curriculum, to enhance your child’s educational experience. Compass Learning automatically generates a database of activities specifically aligned to your child’s individualized MAPS testing results. In addition, your child’s teacher can assign lessons and activities to reinforce specific classroom objectives. Odyssey login address:

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Nassau Student's Art Selected for Exhibition

First grade Nassau student Kara Aagaard’s artwork "Teddy Bear" (above) has been selected as a winner in the 2015 Yo Soy…Je Suis…I Am…The Future VSA International Art Program and Children’s Art Competition. The art will be part of an exhibition at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, DC, during the month of November. Government representatives from New York have been invited to attend the exhibition’s opening reception to view Kara’s artwork. To learn more about the VSA program, CLICK HERE.


Schools Open Drive Safely

Parents and staff please show extra caution when driving through our neighborhoods, many of our children will be boarding buses, walking to and from school and playing.  Be especially aware of school speed zones, school bus traffic, and children walking. Thank you

Nassau Elementary School Safety Team

Nassau Elementary School is looking for one parent volunteer to be on the School Safety Team.  Meetings typically take place one Friday of each month from 7:50-8:20 AM.  If you are interested in the position please contact Jean Nemes at or 845-463-7843. 

Support SHS Fundraiser

Surprise friends or family members with a flock of pink flamingos on their lawns! The birds will only be here from September 9 through November 19 and will not return until spring of 2016. Order your flock today!  Download order forms and information below or speak to a member of the Flocking Team by calling 463-7822:

CLICK HERE for the flyer.

CLICK HERE for the order form.


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