• Wappingers News and Notes: January 2022

    Posted by Deborah See on 1/11/2022

    January 24, 2022: Why Some School Closures Persist Despite More Lenient Staff COVID Requirements:SchoolClosings.PoughkeepsieJournal

    January 20, 2022: Congratulations to RCK's Suzanne Cachon, K104 Teacher of the Month: SuzanneCachon.K014

    January 20, 2022: WCSD Hold-in-Place Response Praised by Parents: HoldInPlace.TheWolf97.7

    January 19, 2022: Concerning Threat Leads to Hold-in-Place, Early Dismissal of Wappingers High School: ThreatInvestigation.PDH

    January 18, 2022: NCAA Champ and RCK Alumnus Dylan Sullivan Comes Home to Celebrate: RCKAlum.SpectrumNews1

    January 14, 2022: Dutchess Test-to-Stay Program Aims to Keep Schools Running in Person: TestToStay.SpectrumNews1

    January 12, 2022: Schools try to cope with Covid-19 Surges: Covid.Surges.SouthernDutchessNews

    January 11, 2022: Dutchess recommends schools relax staff quarantine policy: QuarantinePolicy.PoughkeepsieJournal

     

     

     

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  • Wappingers News and Notes: December 2021

    Posted by Deborah See on 12/28/2021

    December 27, 2021: NY Governor Insists Schools to Stay Open for In-Person Learning: Governor.Comments.News12

    December 27, 2021: School leaders prepare for the worst, hope for the  best: SchoolLeadersPrepare.PoughkeepsieJournal

    December 22, 2021: ABC7NY visits WCSD to see the Test to Stay Program in Action: ABC7NY

    December 16, 2021: TikTok and School Violence Concerns: TikTokConcerns.WPDH

    December 6, 2021: Dr. Bonk speaks about "extremely effective" Test to Stay Program: News12.TestToStay

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  • TIK TOK Posting

    Posted by Deborah See on 12/16/2021

    We have been receiving a number of notifications throughout the day from our Community regarding a new viral posting on Tik Tok that indicates that school violence will occur at schools throughout the country, tomorrow December 17th. Based on extensive discussion with and investigation by the East Fishkill Police Department, we are being informed that these statements are generic in nature and are non-specific.  However, as a precaution, we will have an increased law enforcement presence at our schools throughout the District tomorrow.  We greatly appreciate the diligence in reporting issues of mutual concern to the District that exists within our community.   Please know that the safety and security of our students and staff remains our top priority, and that we will provide any additional information if needed regarding this matter.

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  • Wappingers News and Notes: November 2021

    Posted by Deborah See on 11/30/2021

    November 8, 2021: Dutchess Schools Mulling Changes to Keep Kids in school (Poughkeepsie Journal)  PossibleChanges.PokipJournal

    November 3, 2021: JJHS students sent home after Snapchat threat (News 12) SnapchatThreat.News12

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  • Wappingers News and Notes: October 2021

    Posted by Deborah See on 10/25/2021

    October 14, 2021: Universal Pre-K lays foundation for students, aids parents: 
    Pre-KPoughkeepsieJournal

    October 14, 2021: Parents' Experience with Pre-K at Myers Corners Elementary: 
    Pre-K.Myers.PoughkeepsieJournal

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  • Wappingers News and Notes: September 2021

    Posted by Deborah See on 9/28/2021

    September 13, 20221: WCSD Offers Free Training for Bus Drivers: 
    BusDriverTraining.PoughkeepsieJournal

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