From Mr. Mahoney
Dear Ruben A. Cirillo High Student(s) and Parent/Guardian(s):
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year. I hope you are having a relaxing summer with time to enjoy your families and friends. Summer is not over but we are well into planning for your successful return to the high school in September. Included in this communication is important information. Please read through it carefully and contact us if you have any questions.
Communication of information will continue to be done electronically through Schoology, Infinite Campus and the high school website at www.gananda.org. Schoology will be the main source for communications from the high school. It is critical that you keep email addresses and other personal information up to date in Infinite Campus as well as having an active Schoology account to receive up to date information. Please be checking your email for more information regarding Infinite Campus, Schoology and other digital communication systems. This will have more specific information on accessing your accounts. If you are not receiving emails or getting emergency phone calls from the district, please contact the PR Department directly at GanandaPR@gananda.org.
Schoology, the Learning Management System we adopted last year, will be the main source for you as a student to manage your learning, access course resources, check due dates, monitor academic progress, communicate with teachers and peers as well as a variety of other related task. Parents: Schoology is a great tool to use to support your child’s learning. You can access and utilize it the same as your student, making it easier for you to be active participants in their education.
There are several important documents for parents:
- Emergency Information Form to be returned to your student’s Advisement teacher by September 14th (mailed to each home)
- Publishing Rights Release and Electronic Access Form for families with difficulty accessing email and online information, to be returned to your student’s Advisement teacher by September 14th
- What You Need to Know document
- Wayne Behavioral Health Early Recognition and Screening Program document
- Lifetouch Picture Day Order form
We are proud to welcome the following new staff members to the high school for the 2018-2019 school year: Marilyn VanGraafeiland (science teacher) and Deb Lush (Guidance secretary). Our Guidance department has also undergone some changes. Mrs. Kelleher will provide counseling services to all students in grades 9-12. Mrs. Crelley will remain a counselor supporting our students in a variety of other ways and will serve as assistant to the principal.
Please contact myself or Mrs. Kelleher at 315-986-3521, extension 3172, or through email if you have any questions.
Don’t forget you can find all this information on the high school website located at www.gananda.org
Enjoy the remainder of the summer!
Mr. Matt Mahoney
Principal, Ruben A. Cirillo High School