State Road Eagle Newsletter

June 2019

Important Dates to Remember!

6/7 - 5th Grade goes to Seabreeze

6/7 - Spirit Day - Wear your Tie Dye & Neon!

6/14 - Flag Day & School Picnic

6/19 - Dunk Tank Day

6/21 - 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony

6/21 - Last Day of School

News from Mrs. Abele & Ms. Kaempffe!

It has truly been a privilege and an honor to have worked with your children and interact with many of you as well. It has been an outstanding year of learning and growth! I am always amazed at how much growth happens from September to June. I have said this in the past but it bears repeating; I appreciate the support of PTSA and the State Road Community and continue to recognize the importance of a positive partnership. I would also like to take the time to congratulate our retiree - Beth Lee who has been aide at State Road. Beth has been with Webster for 15 years which 11.5 of those years were spent here at State Road!!

On Friday, June 14th, we will be celebrating Flag Day. As has happened in the past, parents are invited to attend our ceremonies, weather permitting. If the weather cooperates, we will hold our ceremony out in front of the school by the flag pole. A map is included for your convenience (page). There will be no parking in the loop that morning. The ceremony will begin at 9:30 am. If we have inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the cafetorium. Unfortunately, if this is the case, we will not be able to allow parents to attend since we do not have the space to safely accommodate the parents and the entire school.

The Family Picnic will also take place on Friday, June 14th. Students will be going to lunch during their regular time. In order to help the line go quickly and smoothly we ask that you preorder your lunch. An order form was sent home with your child but we also have included one that you may download in the newsletter.

End of Year

The last day of school for students will be Friday, June 21. School Supply lists will be available on our web page or in hard copy in the school lobby during the summer. A letter will be sent home later in the summer regarding teacher placement. Transportation for your student will be on the parent portal a few weeks before school starts.

Summer Office Hours

The Main Office is open from 7:30am - 3:00pm during the summer. Please call ahead if you are planning to visit the building during the summer to ensure it is accessible. Our custodial and buildings and grounds crews will be completing major cleaning projects and areas of the school will be inaccessible as a result.

19-20 School Year

The new hours for school will be 7:50am - 2:20pm.

We hope that you and your family enjoy the summer months. Remember to keep your children reading throughout the summer!


If your child chooses to bring a ball to recess, please have them bring it in a bag. Loose balls can roll under the buses when parked in the loop. Thank you.
There will be a brief Fairy Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony following Flag Day Ceremony on June 14.

First Grade is expecting their duck eggs to hatch around June 3rd. We can't wait to see them!

The Fourth graders are excited for the end of the school year!! They are looking forward to track & field day, their last Xerox lesson, and many other fun end of year activities. Remember to practice reading, writing and math (especially multiplication facts) each day over the summer!
Our 5th graders went to the Mount Morris Dam on May 20th! The trip supported learning about natural disasters. The amount of concrete it took to build the dam could fill trucks from here to Chicago! It stands at 245 feet tall and stretches 1,028 feet across the gorge on the Genesee River. Students learned how the $25 million project has prevented potential billion dollar costs from flood damage in the Rochester area and beyond.
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Congratulations to our May Golden Eagles!!

Eagle! Eagle! Hooray!

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And Congratulations to Emilio for receiving the Good Citizen Award!!

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Attention 4th graders!

The morning show is looking for a new production team! We have open positions for camera crew, script writers and anchors. If you are interested in being a part of the morning show next year, please fill out an application and we will be in touch to set up a time to interview with you.

I would also like to thank all of the 5th graders who anchored the show this year and I would like to thank our camera men - Nevan Tuttle and Owen Madison for their dedication in making sure our camera was always working properly and for their expertise at running the equipment each and every show.

Thank you to the 5th grade teachers and also to Mr. Miller and Mrs. Laycock and Mrs. Wiegand for overseeing the show. I can’t wait until next year!

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**Please remember to make sure your child has a positive balance in their lunch account. This will help make Picnic Day and Year End faster. Thank you!**

News from the Library

School is almost over! All library books are due to be returned by June 7. Please help your child remember. Below are ideas and links to help keep your child reading this summer and not experience the “summer slide!”

Webster Public Library Events and Classes

Fun activities and reading programs and free books!

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program

Read 8 books, complete a journal & earn a free book.

Recommended Summer Reading List for Kids
Click here for lists of great books!

State Road Library Website password = 1Webster

  • Databases and eBooks (Overdrive, Capstone Interactive, BookFlix, Trueflix)

  • The individual login information for each resource is listed on the page.

MyOn resource with FREE access to thousands of digital books.

School Name: New York Reads Username: read Password: books

Capstone Interactive eBooks

Take advantage of FREE summer access to read-to-me eBooks.

Username: capstonesummer Password: interactive19

Have a wonderful summer and take time to enjoy great books together!

Mrs. Koch, State Road School Librarian

Check out the Library Facebook and Twitter accounts for great reading ideas throughout the summer!

FB: State Road Library
Twitter: Mrs. Koch @StateRdLibrary

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June Health Office News

Here are a few important End of School reminders:

PICK UP SCHOOL MEDICATIONS DATE: June 21st or 24th 8:00 am-1:00 pm.

If your child has medications you MUST pick them up on these dates or they will be discarded. The Health office is not able to keep medications over the summer.


All medical exemptions must be renewed annually. Restrictions that have been permanent for this school year will need to be renewed to be current. The Health office will be sending end of year reminders for those who may need to have these renewed for next year.


There is a change in New York State law which now requires a current physical examination for all students upon entering the school district for the first time AND upon entering grades K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11. The examination must be completed and signed by a New York State licensed healthcare provider. A Dental Certificate which states your child has been evaluated by a dentist or dental hygienist is also requested at the same time.

● Physical and dental exams for those grades required must be dated within 12 months of the to meet the school requirement.

● For the 19-20 school year all physicals must be dated from September 1, 2019 and beyond to be current.

● For NEW students -All physical exams must be submitted within 30 days of the student starting school.

If your child has a physical, dental visit or specialist (eye, internal or other) over the summer, you can drop the documents at the State Road main office or have the provider FAX them directly to the Health Office Confidential FAX @ 585-872-7781.

Visit the State Road school nurse web page for more information on student health, school forms, current news and other helpful links.

4th & 5th Grade Track and Field Meet 2019

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Your child will be participating in the 2019 State Road Track & Field meet. Feel free to bring a chair and cheer your child on! Please make sure your child dresses appropriately for participation- loose fitting clothes and sneakers!

What: Your child will be competing in two Track & Field Events

Where: State Road Backyard

When: Tuesday, June 4 (Rain Date: 6/5)

Times: 9:25- Pledge & National Anthem (at the track!)

9:35-11:30 5th Grade Track and Field Events

1:10-3:10 4th Grade Track and Field Events

*If the heat index is higher than 90 degrees field days will be cancelled for safety reasons.

We are in need of parent volunteers to help time events.

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!! We will train you on the job!

Please email us by May 30th if you can help!

See reverse side for 4th and 5th grade schedule.

Track and Field Meet Schedule of Events

Tuesday, June 4th 2019


Parents assemble

Pledge/National Anthem


Introduce Captains


5th Grade Games Begin!

800 Meter Run

400 Meter Run

100 Meter Run

50 Meter Run

200 Meter Run

Girls’ 4x100 Relay

Boys’ 4x100 Relay

Medley 4x100 Relay

Jump Rope

Long Jump

High Jump

Softball Throw


4th Grade Games Begin!

800 Meter Run

400 Meter Run

100 Meter Run

50 Meter Run

200 Meter Run

Girls’ 4x100 Relay

Boys’ 4x100 Relay

Medley 4x100 Relay

Jump Rope

Long Jump

High Jump

Softball Throw

Schedule is an estimated time as events can run ahead or behind. Please arrive early to ensure you see your child’s event.

F R O M B O A R D O F E D U C A T I O N J U N E 2 0 1 9

Best wishes to all of our students as we approach the end of another school year! We continue to be proud of your efforts both inside and outside of the classrooms. You are 8,400 reasons why we enjoy our jobs as board members. We wish the Class of 2019 well as they prepare to graduate at the end of this month. Congratulations on all that you have achieved as members of our One Webster community!


Special thanks to the Webster CSD community for making your voices heard on Tuesday, May 21, regarding the proposed 2019-20 district budget and board of education election. The budget was approved by a 68% margin. We also congratulate Tammy Gurowski, Linda Dioguardi, and Maria Rigillo who district voters elected to three-year terms on the board of education, beginning on July 1.

The board also thanks members of the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) for their participation in the 2019-20 budget process. If you would like to learn more about the development of school district budgets, we encourage you to serve on the 2020-21 BAC. Please email Lisa Borrino in the district’s business office,, if you are interested.


Webster CSD is partnering with area fire, emergency medical service, and police agencies to stage a large-scale emergency drill that will provide all agencies valuable feedback.

The drill takes place on Thursday, June 27 at Schlegel Road Elementary School, 1548 Schlegel Road, from 8:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Safety during the drill is paramount for all involved, thus necessitating the need for Schlegel Road to be temporarily closed to traffic from Phillips Road to Salt Road. Webster Special Police will direct traffic at these intersections to provide local resident access. (Please note that Webster schools are closed for the summer at the time of this event.)

During the drill, Webster CSD, Webster Police Department, Webster Volunteer Fire Department, West Webster Volunteer Fire Department, Webster Emergency Medical Service, and Northeast Quadrant Advanced Life will simulate and respond to a large-scale school incident to test these agencies’ coordinated response. On-site evaluators will be present throughout to provide feedback that will help develop an after action plan (AAP) that will be provided to all participating agencies to assist with future trainings and any additional needs.


If you can’t attend scheduled board of education meetings in person, please remember that regular board of education meetings are broadcast LIVE on WETV- Spectrum Cable Channel 1301 and live-streamed on > District > Board Home > Live/Recorded Meetings. Board meetings also run taped on our website (same location as above) and WETV-Channel 1301.

Please plan to join us for the following June/July meetings:

Thursday, June 6 – BOE Regular Meeting - LAC Rebranding, Webster Schroeder High School library, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 20 - BOE Workshop – Start Time Check-In/Strategic Planning, Metrics, Goal Setting, Webster Schroeder High School library, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 2 - BOE Reorganization Meeting, 2019-20 School Year/Regular Meeting, Webster Schroeder High School library, 6:30 p.m.

FAQ About WonderCare!

What happens if I need a drop in day?

Drop- in days are available for $25.00 per day for the afternoon and $10.00 per day for the morning. Forms are available on our website in June 2019. Please fill the form out to completion and email it to We will get back to you within 24 hours to confirm enrollment.

Is the vacation day program an additional fee? Where will it be held?

We offer vacation day programs for $40 per day. It will be held at Klem North for Webster Thomas catchment schools including Klem South and Plank North for Webster Schroeder catchment schools. Lunch is included in the cost, however, children can bring lunch if they would like. We will also be offering field trips and special events on those days and weeks off.

How do I register for a vacation day?

Just like you registered for before and after school care, there will be an option at Current families will get one-week priority over non WonderCare families (we will give a five week notice). Current families will not have to re-enter information. In September, all of those days will available for registration.

What happens when there is a half day of school?

We will offer care in every elementary school for no additional cost. Lunch is included.

What is the inclement weather policy?

We will offer care on "cold" days or when there is not an imminent threat for families and staff to travel. If the school cancels after school activities WonderCare will remain open. However, if there is a severe weather advisory, we will encourage families to pick up their children as soon as possible. Please check Facebook and Twitter for the most up to date information on these days.

What do I need to do to change my registration?

Changes in enrollment must be made in writing and emailed to with a two week notice.

What time is breakfast served in the morning?

Breakfast will be served between 7:00 a.m. and 7:15 a.m.

What if my child is absent from WonderCare?

If your child will not be in attendance at WonderCare, please call your site's phone number. If you call your child in absent to school, a phone call or email must also be made to WonderCare.

What is the refund policy?

If you are canceling enrollment, WonderCare staff need a two-week notice. We will not refund for the month already paid and payments are due on the 15th of each month. If you are canceling enrollment and selected to pay annually, your refund will be prorated.

What is the late pickup policy?


WonderCare closes at 6 pm daily. A $10.00 late charge/per child will be assessed after 6:10 pm and every 10 minutes following. (i.e. 6:10 pm: $10.00/ 6:20 pm $20.00/ 6:30 pm $30.00.) Parent/ guardians are instructed to call the on-site WOnderCare phone number if they expect to be late. Chronic offenders of the 10 minute leeway may be charged to the $10.00 fee prior to 6:10 pm or asked to leave the program.

If WonderCare staff cannot successfully contact a parent/legal guardian or an authorized/emergency contact by 6:30 p.m., 911 will be called.

The Monroe County Girls Sports Festival is back again in 2019!

The Festival is a one-day athletic event for young women ages 6-12, and will provide them with the chance to experience different types of traditional and non-traditional sports. It will be held on Saturday, July 20th, 2019 at Frontier Field.

Additional information can be found at or in the flyer included with this email.

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Webster Youth Boys Basketball Camp

This camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game of basketball (ball handling, shooting, passing, rebounding, defense, and team building). There will be opportunities for developmentally appropriate game play such as 3 on 3, 4 on 4, and 5 on 5. Each participant will receive a basketball. This camp will be run at a fast pace. Expect to work very hard and have fun!

Please see the form below and download if you're interested!

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