June 25, 2021
Pricey Chappaqua Central College District Community,
“As the 2020-21 college 12 months arrives to a near, I would like to consider a second to once again convey my heartfelt gratitude for your partnership during the very last 18 months. Your guidance, patience and overall flexibility as we navigated this demanding faculty year have been priceless.
As vaccine premiums proceed to rise and infection costs recede, there is in truth gentle at the close of this very long tunnel and I am optimistic that next calendar year will be brighter for our full school neighborhood.
On behalf of the Chappaqua Central Faculty District, I desire you and your family members a secure and enjoyable summer season. We are all hunting ahead to a superb 2021-22 school calendar year!”
Christine Ackerman, PhD
Superintendent of Schools
Strategic Coherence Prepare Update
In November 2017, the District embarked on a Strategic Coherence System course of action aimed at pinpointing key target spots that will consequence in a focused and aligned group eyesight of college student achievement outside of college. All through this procedure, we identified priorities for our work as a district that concentration on curriculum alignment, social emotional mastering, differentiation, evaluation, our learning spaces and equity.
On June 17th, administrators offered a Strategic Priorities Update to the Board of Instruction. You may perhaps view highlights of CCSD’s development by clicking on the graphic beneath to see our presentation slides.
The Return of Live, In-Individual Situations
As New York State commenced to ease mask and attendance necessities for outdoor situations on public school grounds, we were being grateful for the option to be capable to supply learners, in particular our seniors, with some perception of normalcy by keeping various conclude-of-yr events in man or woman and with family current.
To complete this safely and securely, the District was very well well prepared by coordinating the required logistics, together with applying a established of protocols, methods, and health and fitness screenings centered on present advice outlined by the NYS Department of Well being and the NYS Instruction Office.
The Senior Promenade took position on June 4th underneath a tent on the Greeley Campus. The promenade tent then became a live performance location on June 6th with our high university band, orchestra, refrain, and a cappella teams carrying out throughout the afternoon and into the night.
On June 9th, Greeley thespians took the display on the road to phase an outside effectiveness of Doing the job at the Caramoor Centre for Audio and the Arts. Working is an distinctive musical featuring the authentic-life words of working People and celebrates the voices of lecturers, waiters, truck motorists and the crucial staff who usually go unnoticed, but whose get the job done impacts our life day in and day out.
On June 16th, our elementary and middle colleges hosted a whole of 23 Transferring Up Ceremonies (4th-quality by class and 8th-quality by double pods) in the span of 8 hrs.
And previous, but surely not minimum, the 90th Once-a-year Graduation of Horace Greeley High Faculty was held on June 18th on the Opposition Industry, with 305 graduates going for walks throughout the phase to receive their diploma.
Congratulations Course of 2021
“I’ve listened to persons say that we have been robbed of our senior 12 months. I believe just the opposite. We were presented a unusual option to appear together as a class and generate recollections and shared activities that no other course will at any time be equipped to relate to. The hardships faced more than the earlier calendar year make the joyous periods even happier and the instances we had been in a position to come together as a course even additional special.” – Justin Miller, Senior Management Council Member
Full STEAM Forward
Development of the new STEAM Heart at Horace Greeley Significant School is now complete.
Representing the previous District component of the 2016 Funds Initiatives Bond, when higher university students return this fall they will have entry to innovative machinery and digital equipment to sketch models, fabricate prototypes and beta-exam items.
The exploratory areas inside the heart differ by sort and function, permitting for individual study, modest-team collaborations and whole-course instruction. In addition, there is a gallery house for learners to current and showcase their get the job done.
In preparation, curriculum do the job designed around multi-disciplinary discovering will continue throughout the summer season. There will be an emphasis on inspiring college students to turn out to be innovators in the places of science, technologies, engineering, the arts and mathematics. Pupils across grade concentrations will participate in undertaking-based mostly understanding and deliver suggestions together from conception to structure to creation, all major to a further being familiar with of educational written content.
Congratulations Chappaqua PTA!!!
Shaped in Could 2020, the Chappaqua PTA’s Committee on Diversity, Race and Broadening Participation is committed to supporting, uplifting and celebrating all users of our group. They seek to embrace, educate and assistance students, dad and mom and group members of all backgrounds by furnishing programming, advocacy and a welcoming area for sharing suggestions and activities.
The District is thrilled to share that the Countrywide PTA and the Nationwide PTA Variety, Inclusion & Outreach Committee chosen our pretty personal Chappaqua PTA to acquire the District/County/Council stage Jan Harp Domene Diversity and Inclusion Award for 2021.
“We are lucky to have the Chappaqua PTA as a partner in advancing the District’s strategic goal of cultivating equitable, affirming and culturally responsive learning environments,” reported Dr. Christine Ackerman, Superintendent of Universities. “This award just confirms what we understood all together. . .that our PTA is committed to supporting every single baby, with one voice.”
Summer months Workplace Several hours
District offices will have new summer time hrs in outcome from Monday, June 28th by Friday, August 27th.
In the course of this time, our administrative and university making offices will be open Monday by means of Thursday, from 7:30am to 3:30pm and shut on Fridays.
This transform will allow us to have a reliable summer season operations timetable across the District and at the same time allow our custodians to get ready our properties in a extra successful fashion for when college students return in September.
Remember to note that these new summer business several hours will not affect any summer time camps and City recreational plans that use District amenities.
This push launch was developed by the Chappaqua Central Faculty District. The sights expressed are the author’s own.