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June 24, 2019 

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Next BOE Meeting is July 2

The next Board of Education meetings will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2019.  The Reorganization Meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.  An Executive Session will follow at approximately 7:30 p.m.  The public session of the Regular Meeting is anticipated to begin at 8:30 p.m. at the District Offices, 25 Corporate Park Drive, Hopewell Junction.

Please note the times.


Transportation Information

WCSD reminds parents/guardians and students that the end of the school year schedules vary between elementary and secondary buildings.  Regents testing continues through tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25.

Please note the Transportation Department uses Blackboard to communicate any changes to pick-up/drop off times to keep parents informed.


2019 WCSD High School Graduation Dates

Graduation dates for the WCSD high schools is as follows:

Orchard View Alternative High School, 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26 at Wappingers Junior High School

John Jay High School, 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie

Roy C. Ketcham High School, 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie

Please check with your child's school if you have any questions about the ceremony.

Summer School Registration is Open Until June 27

Registration is now open for Summer School. Please contact your child's school counselor if you feel your child needs Summer School.  The program will run from July 1 to August 12, Monday through Thursday.  It will be held at Van Wyck Junior High School.

The last day to register is June 27.  Schedules will be available on Parent Portal after 1 p.m. on Friday, June 28.

Click here to register through FamilyID.



New Law Limits Reasons for Vaccination Opt-Outs

Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a new regulation regarding exemptions for vaccines for school children.  There is no longer an option to opt out of vaccinations due to religious beliefs.

Click here to view a list of frequently asked questions and the recommended immunization schedule.


Last Day for Classes

Please note Tuesday, June 25, will be a half day for K-8 students. Enjoy a safe summer!

Eastern Contractors Association Scholarship for Employees' Children

ECA is offering a scholarship to the children of employees.  Some local companies may belong to ECA.  The scholarship deadline is July 1, 2019. Details about member companies and eligibility are listed on the website.

Click here to learn more.

WCSD Continuing Education Offering Exciting Summer Camp Opportunities

Registration is now open for Wappingers Continuing Education's Summer Camp offerings. There is something for everyone from science to sports to math and more! Register through FamilyID.  Click here for more information and to view the offerings.

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