North Rockland Central School District
North Rockland Families:
This has been the perfect pre-break week, celebrating the 100th day of school, Black History Month, taking trips and bringing home another round of section wins.
As the Mid-Winter Recess begins today, I wanted to just take a moment to reflect upon the successes of the first portion of the school year.
Our students have really demonstrated the North Rockland tradition of excellence in the classrooms, on stage and across the various athletic arenas. So many programs have expanded or kicked off, the addition of SRO’s and new clubs like corn hole or gaming - which have even advanced now to the level of competing with other schools - just to name a few, show we truly have not missed a beat since September. Thanks to strong instruction, best practices teachers share and engaging lessons that motivate students to achieve, academically, NR students and faculty shine. We have the greatest teachers and staff for making all of this happen each day.
Reaching the 100th day signifies both the halfway point of the year and an important time for setting new goals and realigning a fresh outlook.
During the break I hope everyone - students, staff, parents and caregivers - use this time to relax and reset, as when we return we will be hitting the ground running towards the finish line of the 2022-23 school year.
Some helpful tips for taking on the next 80 days include:
Working smarter, not harder. The best way to combat feeling overwhelmed is to prepare in advance. Use downtime to plan.
Taking care of yourself mentally, emotionally and physically will set you up to tackle the rest of the year.
Make the endpoint your motivation. Laser focus on achieving your goal(s) by June and positive things will happen.
Look how far you’ve come. Revisit all your accomplishments (great and small) over the past six months and challenge yourself to achieve even more during the next six months.
Believe in yourself. It all starts with YOU. You can do it, don’t let anyone tell you differently.
The district continues to thrive. A direct result of the amazing work of our collaborative efforts as a school community. Collectively and NR Together our dedication, commitment to students and contributions ensure that NRCSD continues to be one of the best primary and secondary institutions for education.
See everyone back on Monday February 27!
A community that reads together grows together!
It was a full house at Stony Point and Thiells Elementary today for the District and countywide Rockland Read-In, where students across Rockland dedicate time to reading books of their choice. The annual event promoting literacy is sponsored by our partners, Rockland BOCES.
Dozens of parents and very special guests including Rockland County Government Executive Ed Day, North Rockland Board of Education members Richard Fernandez and James Kraus, Superintendent Dr. Kris Felicello, Administrators, North Rockland Rotary members and even service dogs stopped by to visit, distribute new books and to read some amazing titles to our students! More photos.
Join Our Team!
The North Rockland Central School District is seeking candidates for several Teaching Assistant positions for the 2022-2023 school year. These are full-time positions which include a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Valid NYS teaching or teaching assistant certification is required.
Apply now on https://www.olasjobs.org/
Scholarship Bulletin #4 is now available!
After completing the google form application, students will receive an email confirmation. Please keep this for your records.Scholarship recommendation letters from teachers are submitted electronically or dropped at the Campus Life office. NR staff members have access to that information.
It is recommended that you keep a personal record of all the scholarships you have applied to with the confirmation that they were submitted.
Any additional questions, please contact:
Mrs. O’Sullivan @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Herrmann @ email@example.com
NR Dual Language Program Sign-Up - LAST DAY
NRCSD's 23-24 Universal Pre-K (UPK) Program and the Full Day Pre-K program is now open for registration!
**Applications will be accepted now - March 1
The program begins in September for children who will be four years old by December 1, 2022, and live in district. Children in UPK attend five (5) half days for 2½ hours each day; Children in Statewide Full-Day Prekindergarten attend five (5) days a week for 5 hours each day for 180 days per school year, at no cost to you. Parents have a choice of several center locations throughout the county. Please note that transportation is not provided and there are limited slots. Application Link
FREE School Breakfast and Lunch Sign UP
***Each child is entitled to receive one free breakfast and one free lunch meal per day in NR.
For the past two years, every student has been eligible for free school meals, regardless of how much their parents made in Rockland County. That program expired at the end of the summer and has created confusion. In North Rockland we are proud to share that all our schools qualify for free breakfast and lunch. Our dedicated Food Service Department has worked to get all our schools eligible for the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the next four years.
- For additional meals students are encouraged to use My School Bucks.
School Meal Sign Up! 🍽️
NRHS Seniors who enroll in the free/reduced breakfast & lunch program qualify for college application fee waivers, free ACT and SAT exams and reduced AP exam registration fees! To qualify please complete the Free or Reduced Price Meal Application Form linked here as soon as possible.
More Red Raider Headlines
The RedRaiders keep on rolling! It was a HUGE week for the red and white.
- Girls and Boys Indoor Track Were both League, County and Sectional Champions.
- Our Girls Bowling Team were League and Sectional Champion
- North Rockland grad & current NC State runner Katelyn Tuohy smashed her second collegiate record in two weeks
Red and White News
Athletics Update - Spring Sports
- NRHS Spring sports will start March 13, 2023
- Fieldstone Spring Sports will start March 20, 2023
NR Athletic Online Registration for Spring sports will open on February 13, 2023.
Our unique online store offers athletic apparel totally dedicated to NR athletics with a share of the sale proceeds going to our dept.
Thank you all again for support of NR Athletics!
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT NEWS
Please check the NR Athletics website for schedules, information and updates.
Follow us on Twitter @NRockathletics
Be sure to check NR Athletics Website for Schedules and information.
Click here for starting dates for: Winter Sports 2022-23, and Spring Sports 2023.
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