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    Back-to-School Task Force Re-entry Plan Overview

    The Back-to-School Task Force will meet for the first time on Monday, June 8, 2020 to begin to plan for the 2020-2021 school year. Click here to review a guideline of what the Task Force will be considering as they  move forward. If you are interested in serving on one of these groups/subgroups, then please respond to this interest survey (https://forms.gle/yJNDcSKRshZX7vPj9) with the requested information.

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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    Remember to vote!

    This is an important reminder to exercise your right to vote and complete and submit your ballot for the budget and board member election on June 9. Ballots must be received in the Board Offices at 113 Bowman Ave. by 5 pm, June 9 so allow enough time for mail delivery or drop your ballot off at the Board Offices from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or until 5 p.m. on June 9.

    Este es un mensaje importante de las Escuelas Públicas de Port Chester.  Recuerde ejercer su derecho de votar, completar y enviar su boleta para la elección del presupuesto y miembros de la junta de educación el 9 de junio. Las boletas deben recibirse en las oficinas de la Junta de Educación en 113 Bowman Ave. antes de las 5 pm, el 9 de junio. Por favor reserve suficiente tiempo para la entrega del correo o déjelo en las Oficinas de la Junta de 8:30 a.m. a 3:30 p.m. de lunes a viernes, o hasta las 5 p.m. el 9 de junio.

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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    Budget Post Card, May 2020

    Please review this important material regarding the 2020-2021 budget vote scheduled to take place on June 9, 2020. The information provides important details on how the vote will be conducted and who is eligible to participate.

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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    A reminder about the 2020 Census

    The school district, on behalf of Port Chester Complete Count Committee, would like to remind residents to fill out their Census 2020 form if they have not done so already!

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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    Revised Voting and Election Information

    Following an Executive Order No. 202.6 by Governor Cuomo, modifications the the rules under which school districts are to conduct the 2020 Annual Meeting for the election of school board members and budget votes have been revised. Among them a budget hearing of the qualified voters of the Port Chester Rye School District, Westchester County, Port Chester, New York, will be held remotely on Thursday May 28, 2020.A recording of the hearing will be available on the district website. See the following attachment for more information.

    Click here to learn more about registering to vote

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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    2020-2021 Preliminary School Budget

    Please click here for information on the 2020-2021 school budget.

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    New York State Assessment Update for May 1, 2020

    NYSED announced the cancellation of all Regents Examinations through August for the 2020 school year. Regents credit will be awarded to students based upon successful completion of high school courses. Exemptions will be granted for students requiring Regents exam credit for graduation. For details about the cancellation, see April 7th memo here. Additional information can also be found on the NYSED website, here.

    NYSED has suspended all of the following exams: 

    • New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Test;
    • New York State Grades 3-8 Mathematics Test;
    • New York State Grade 4 Elementary-Level Science Test;
    • New York State Grade 8 Intermediate-Level Science Test;
    • New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT) in Grades K-12; and
    • New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) for students with severe cognitive disabilities in Grades 3-8 and high school.
    • New York State Regents exams

    Click here for the April 30th memo.

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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    Schools to remain closed through the end of the school year

    On May 1, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order that all schools throughout the state are to remain closed through the remainder of the school year. Please check the website regularly for updates.

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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    Mental Health Resource Guide

    Please access this important collection of resources and information for a variety of supports your family may need during these challenging times. You can find this and other important guides on our Parent Resource Page

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    Activity fun for students in Grades K-5

    New for families in K-5! If you are looking for some educational supplemental activities for your child to do, try some of the projects and activities listed on our Activity Choice Boards for Extended School Closure, listed on our Student Resource Page.

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    Child care availability for healthcare workers and first responders

    In an effort to help assist those on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Weschester County is creating opportunities to supply child care for the children of healthcare workers and first responders in Westchester. Click here for more information.

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    Distance Learning Guides for Families

    Please see our Distance Learning Guide for Families under the Parent Resource Page. This guide will be updated weekly, so we ask that you check back regularly as new information is shared. 

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    New times for food distribution

    This is an important update from the Port Chester Public Schools for Monday, March 23. Food distribution will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Edison School and JFK and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at King St. and Park Ave schools. Please note the time change for Edison School and JFK. We encourage all of our families to take advantage of this important program.

    Este es un mensaje importante de las Escuelas Públicas de Port Chester. El servicio de comida estará disponible de 10 a.m. a 2 p.m. en las escuelas Edison y JFK; y de 11 a.m. a 1 p.m. en las escuelas King St. y Park Ave. Por favor tome en cuenta el cambio de horario en las escuelas Edison y JFK. Animamos a todas nuestras familias que se aprovechen de este programa importante.  

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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    Instructions for Google Classroom

    Parents and students can find instructions on using Google Classroom on each school webpage or on the following links: Instructions for Google Classroom or at Instrucciones para Google Classroom.

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  • Musical Inspiration

    Enjoy some wonderful virtual performances by our very talented music department!

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Technical suppport available for students

    The Lower Hudson Regional Information Center has partnered with the Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District to provide technical support to students on district owned devices while remote learning is occurring. Support is available from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please have a parent fill out the form  at https://lhric.service-now.com/student to request assistance and provide us with the information needed for our technician to work with you on the issue. The technician will use the Parent/Guardian's email to communicate and in some cases may need to call to schedule a support session. 

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  • Community Update - April 30, 2020

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    KING STREET SCHOOL
  • Community Update - April 30

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    KING STREET SCHOOL
  • Be counted!

    The deadline for the 2020 Census has been extended until August 14, 2020. Click here for more information on how you can be counted!

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • Community Update from Mr. Ortiz - March 30, 2020

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    KING STREET SCHOOL
  • Draft: District-wide Safety and Emergency Management Plan

    The Port Chester Union Free School District has published a draft of its safety plan. Click here to learn more about the details.

    PORT CHESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • S.T.E.M. Fair rescheduled to Monday March 26th!

    Please be advised that the S.T.E.M. Fair has been rescheduled due to expected inclement weather. 

    KING STREET SCHOOL
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