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Important Notice Regarding School Calendar

changes in school calendar

At the September 11th Board of Education meeting the school calendar was changed, moving our Superintendent's Conference Day from November 7th to November 17th.

This change will allow for K – 5 parent conferences at Nassau and Hagan Elementary Schools. Nassau and Hagan will also host after school parent conferences on November 16th. This change is in response to the NYS Education Department’s interpretation of half days as not meeting attendance requirements. The June half days listed as 19th – 21 for K – 8 are dependent upon weather closings and meeting the minimum attendance requirements as prescribed by education law.

Todd Middle and Spackenkill High School will host staff development activities therefore no students will be in attendance on November 17th.

November 7th is Election Day and Spackenkill High School will serve as a voting location.

Teen Driving Program is Tuesday, September 12

                                                                                

On the evening of Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Spackenkill High School and The Council of Addiction Prevention and Education (CAPE) of Dutchess County will hold an Assembly for all Seniors. They must take the class to park on school grounds as seniors. Registration is at 6:30 pm. Assembly starts at 7:00 pm sharp. No admittance after 7:00 pm.

Class of 2018 Yard Sale!

Class of 2018 Yard Sale Saturday September 9th 9-4 at the high school

Please support the class of 2018 on Saturday, September 9th for the first ever Spackenkill Yard Sale. We will be at the main entrance of the High School  from 9am to 4pm. Come and see what we got and support the senior class! 

If you have anything you would like to donate, drop it off at the high school front entrance on Friday, September 8th from 3pm till 7pm or on Saturday morning. If you have any questions please call Janet Stong at the High School  463-7810.

Interactive Library Mural

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Graduating senior Isabel Long has created and donated an interactive mural to the Spackenkill High School Library.  She assembled a set of small doors mounted on a large door, that open to painted scenes inspired by some of her favorite books.  Each door contains a unique piece of artwork along with book excerpts and the title of the book that the painting is based on.  The door will be installed permanently in the library.  Thank you Isabel for this beautiful addition to the high school library!

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