Public budget hearing May 3

There will be a public hearing on the proposed 2018-19 school budget Thursday, May 3, at 6pm in the High School Multi-Media Center. The Budget Vote/Board Election is Tuesday, May 15, 7am-9pm, in the High School South Gym.

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Unified Raiders

Unified Raiders Basketball begins in May, and we're looking for fans in the stands! It's a program of Special Olympics where athletes come together for training, competition, and fun. Click the link below for the schedule.

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Schools will be closed April 23-27 for Spring Recess. If you need to visit a school or district office, please call ahead to confirm someone will be there. Schools will reopen April 30.

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Using critical skills to unlock locks

Students on the Game Changers Team at the Intermediate School worked to solve puzzles and crack codes to unlock a box with five locks, using the skills they'll need for the ELA state assessment this week.

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Required physicals

Beginning July 1, New York State requires that all public school students have a physical when they enter grades pre-k, kindergarten, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. If you have questions, please contact your school nurse.

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Chef Club

Students at Elmira College brought the Chef Club to our Intermediate students Mondays after school. The last session was March 26. Teams of tudents participated in a friendly "Chopped"-like competition.

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2018 Everyday Heroes

Congratulations to our 2018 Everyday Heroes: Riley Burns, Jeremy Dale, Brewster Marshall, Lydia Pierce, and Halie Saunders. The program is sponsored by WENY and First Heritage Federal Credit Union.

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Student shine at spelling bee

Horseheads students dominated this year's regional Scripps Spelling Bee March 17. Congratulations to 6th-grader Kris Patel, 1st place; Nathan Zhou, 2nd; Nathan Kim, 3rd (tie); Bhavi Patel, 5th; Dominick Marino, 11th (tie); and all who participated.

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Senior wins national art awards

Senior Sydney Gaul has won a National Gold Medal and American Vision Medal for her drawing 'Grit' and a National Silver Medal Award for her painting 'Red Woman.' Congratulations!

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Interested in running for the school board?

Residents interested in running for the Board of Education may pick up petitions from the Business Office (south wing of the High School). The election is May 15. Questions? Click 'Visit website' below or call (607) 739-5601, x4260.

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A letter from the superintendent

Please click the "Read More" link below to read a letter from our superintendent, Dr. Thomas J. Douglas, about our district's efforts to help stop the spread of the flu.

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Thank you, Williams Auto

Williams Auto Group donated $300 to our High School Varsity H Club as a result of a staff fundraiser. Dalton Williams and Emily Osborne visited us January 17 to deliver the donation. Thank you!

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High School Raider Remix

High School students can take, swap, or donate at Raider Remix, open periodically throughout the school year. Dress clothes for proms and dances, casual clothes, coats, and more are available. Questions? Email us.

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Capital Project passes

Voters in the Horseheads Central School District approved a district-wide capital improvement project October 17: 1350 yes, 589 no. The project now moves from concept to design phase, with submissions to the State Education Department.

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Thank you, Senator O'Mara

New York State Senator Thomas O'Mara has secured $230,000 in state funds for improvements on Sing Sing Road. The project will improve safety for students and motorists near the Middle/ Intermediate School complex.

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Parent Portal URL

Use the "Visit website" link below to get the Parent Portal on your smartphone or tablet.

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Public budget hearing May 3

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There will be a public hearing on the proposed 2018-19 school budget Thursday, May 3, at 6pm in the High School Multi-Media Center. The Budget Vote/Board Election is Tuesday, May 15, 7am-9pm, in the High School South Gym.

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Unified Raiders

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Unified Raiders Basketball begins in May, and we're looking for fans in the stands! It's a program of Special Olympics where athletes come together for training, competition, and fun. Click the link below for the schedule.

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Required physicals

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Beginning July 1, New York State requires that all public school students have a physical when they enter grades pre-k, kindergarten, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. If you have questions, please contact your school nurse.

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Interested in running for the school board?

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Residents interested in running for the Board of Education may pick up petitions from the Business Office (south wing of the High School). The election is May 15. Questions? Click 'Visit website' below or call (607) 739-5601, x4260.

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A letter from the superintendent

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Please click the "Read More" link below to read a letter from our superintendent, Dr. Thomas J. Douglas, about our district's efforts to help stop the spread of the flu.

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Thank you, Senator O'Mara

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New York State Senator Thomas O'Mara has secured $230,000 in state funds for improvements on Sing Sing Road. The project will improve safety for students and motorists near the Middle/ Intermediate School complex.

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Parent Portal URL

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Use the "Visit website" link below to get the Parent Portal on your smartphone or tablet.

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Using skills to unlock locks and prepare for state tests

4/10/2018

Students on the Game Changers Team at the Intermediate School worked to solve puzzles and crack codes to unlock a box with five locks, using the skills they'll need for the ELA state assessment this week.

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High School Greenroom Players seek patrons

10/26/2017

The Horseheads High School drama club, the Greenroom Players, seek patrons for the 2017-18 season. Click the link to find out how to become a patron. Thank you!

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Senator O'Mara secures state funds for Sing Sing Road project

10/2/2017

We thank New York State Senator Thomas O'Mara for securing $230,000 in this year's state budget for a construction project on Sing Sing Road. The project will improve safety for motorists driving into our Middle/Intermediate School complex and to those driving on Sing Sing Road during morning arrival and afternoon dismissal. Construction is expected to get underway in Spring 2018 and be completed during the summer of 2018.

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Our New Mission: Explore Empower Excel

9/20/2017

Last year, our Education Committee - parents, students, teachers, support staff, administrators, businesspeople, senior citizens - worked some 50+ hours to look at our district's mission and vision and update it to reflect our current work and what we want for our students, district, and entire school community. Our new mission is simple: Explore -- Empower -- Excel.

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New accounts needed for Payschools

9/6/2017

The Horseheads district uses the PaySchools online meal payment program. The company has now created PaySchools Central and no longer supports the old platform. As a result, parents using PaySchools must now set up a brand new account in PaySchools Central. We apologize for this inconvenience, but we believe the new site has upgrades and improvements that will be useful to you. Any funds currently on your account will transfer to the new account. Please click the link below for information on how to create a new account. If you have questions, please call (607) 739-5601, x3671 or email sblunt@gstboces.org.

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New Drop-off/Pick-Up Procedures at Middle/Intermediate Schools

8/22/2017

We are working to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion in the Middle/Intermediate School parking lot and on Sing Sing Road. As a result, we have instituted changes to morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up procedures at the two schools. Parents, please click the links for a letter and maps outlining the changes at each school. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and patience. If you have questions, please email us at hcsdinfo@horseheadsdistrict.com.

Intermediate School Drop-off/Pick-Up Procedures
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2017-18 School Calendar

4/17/2017

Please click the link below to view the 2017-18 School Calendar, approved by the Board of Education in March. The schedule for making up snow days is listed at the bottom right. Conference Days are listed at the bottom center. If you have questions, please email hcsdinfo@horseheadsdistrict.com.

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Seeking school bus drivers

2/3/2017

The district is seeking school bus drivers. We offer paid training, benefits package, no weekends/ holidays or summers. Applicants must be 21 years old. Fingerprint/ background check and drug testing are required. Apply at the Transportation Department, 601 Sayre Street (off Thorne St.), Horseheads; call 607-739-5601, x4505; or email hcsdinfo@horseheadsdistrict.com.

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Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

1/26/2017

Get up-to-date information about our district on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. On Facebook, the district and each of our seven schools have pages. Please “like” them to get the information on your news feed. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @HhdsSchools. Thank you!

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Students entering grades 7 and 12 must have meningococcal vaccine

3/2/2016

Parents...beginning in September, all students entering 7th and 12th grade) must have the meningococcal vaccine in order to attend school. Please click the link below for more information from the state regarding this new requirement.

 

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The Horseheads Central School District offers educational programs without regard to gender, race, color, national origin, or disability. Inquiries regarding this policy may be made to Megan Collins, Title IX/DASA Coordinator, and Co-Civil Rights Compliance Officer; Anthony Gill, Co-Civil Rights Compliance Officer; or Kim Williams, Section 504 Coordinator, Horseheads Central School District, One Raider Lane, Horseheads, NY 14845, (607) 739-5601. Learn more ...

 


Horseheads Central School District

One Raider Lane
Horseheads, NY 14845

Dr. Thomas J. Douglas
Superintendent of Schools

hcsdinfo@horseheadsdistrict.com

(607)739-5601


• Explore           • Empower           • Excel