Dear Parents, Students and Staff:
This is a brief update regarding the aftermath of the recent snow storm:
My office executed the plan to ensure all buildings are safe and functional in anticipation of students returning to school. In order to ensure the safety of students and school personnel, the following were evaluated:
Roofs—the District Architect and their structural engineer inspected all school district roofs and determined their condition is satisfactory.
Building Systems—heating and plumbing systems as well as overall building inspections were completed and confirmation was made that systems are working and all buildings are in proper condition to resume school.
Snow Removal—the District contracted with an outside firm and all snow has been removed from the school parking lots and bus loops.
Returning to School—school will resume for students on Monday, December 1. Faculty and Staff reported on Tuesday, November 25 and Wednesday, November 26 for Staff Development.
Communication—the District website as well as Global Connect calls will continue to keep parents, students, and staff informed.
You should be aware that there may be an impact to the current school calendar due to the November snow days. The District Administrators and Board of Education will meet to discuss the possibilities for make-up days in the event of this problem. The Commissioner of Education will only grant a variance to the minimum number of days required for schools to be in session AFTER ALL vacation days have been used up.
On behalf of the Board of Education, Administrators, Faculty and Staff, we wish you a happy and bountiful Thanksgiving.
Anne G. Spadone