Chichester Central School News

September 18, 2020

Dates to Remember



10/2 CCS Newsletter Published

10/21 School Board Meeting, 6pm @ CCS

Updates and Reminders

Thank you for working with us, as we now complete our second week of the 2020-2021 school year! Your participation and support continues to be appreciated by all of us here at CCS. I am including a few updates and reminders within this email, so please read through this entire email.


Remote Mondays:

  • All students check in with their teacher by 8am, attendance will be finalized in the main office shortly after this, and phone calls will be made to homes of students not in attendance.

  • Your student’s teacher will send out a schedule that needs to be followed for the day. Screen time varies between K-8, and this information will be sent out by each teacher/grade level.

  • All A students will be receiving PE instruction on Mondays. They will have information sent to them about how to access this. Follow-up in-person lessons will be performed by other staff members throughout the week.

  • All teachers will have office hours on these days, and they will notify students and parents.

  • Our Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Carrier, and our School Nurse, Mrs. Strazzeri, will be available to be contacted on these days, so please continue reaching out for support and concerns.

  • Mrs. Burke, our Secretary, and myself (Ms. Snider) will also be available on these days as well.

  • Mr. Libby, our Technology Guru, will be available through our Technology Help Desk at ccs-tech@sau53.org

  • Interventions and special services will be provided, and each individual student and parent will be contacted to arrange the delivery of these services, groups, etc.


Student Expectations for Remote Days:

  • Check-In with Teacher by 8am

  • Be to class on time

  • Video and voice used

  • Dressed and ready

  • Chromebook charged and ready to go

  • Check Google Classroom or Seesaw for assignments

  • Contact teacher with questions or concerns


Hybrid Remote Days

  • All students complete a check in by 8am, attendance will be finalized in the main office shortly after this, and phone calls will be made to homes of students not in attendance.

  • Complete work assigned by teacher- Google Classroom/Seesaw/Paperwork

  • Contact teacher with questions/concerns

  • Chromebook charged and ready to go

From The CCS Health Office, 9/14/2020

September 14, 2020

CCS HEALTH OFFICE UPDATE from Nurse Strazzeri:


Thank you students, parents/guardians and staff for helping make the transition into this school year successful! The students and staff members did an amazing job wearing their masks and following the guidelines.


Please remember to call the school office if your child will be late or absent from school (EVEN ON REMOTE DAYS).


Cross Country/Sports Update: following NHIAA Guidelines, phase 3.


ALL Staff, volunteers, officials, and athletes must have their temperature checked and complete a Covid-10 Checklist prior to each competitive sporting event, training sessions, or practice. Checklists/Thermometers will be made available.


Please wait for the temperature check/screening checklist to be completed before dropping your child off and leaving.


Social distancing, mask and cleaning/disinfecting requirements/guidelines will be followed.


As soccer takes shape over this week, Ms. Snider will be sending out further updates.


You can plan to look for a weekly Health Office update on Mondays. Please feel free to call or email me if you have any questions.


Sincerely,


Mrs. Strazzeri

School Nurse

Technology Update

Click here for a brief tutorial on Clever, the secure portal our students use to access all of their school based accounts.

Re-Opening Update



At the 9/16 school board meeting, the Chichester School Board voted to continue operating in a hybrid model until October 30th. I will continue to keep you apprised of any information regarding further details, as well as upcoming school board meetings. As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any further questions or concerns. jsnider@sau53.org

Staff Spotlight

Chichester School Board, Help Wanted

Help Wanted


The Chichester Central School School Board is looking to fill 2 to 3

vacancies on the Voluntary School Budget Advisory Group. The objective

of the group is to review and analyze the upcoming school budget and to

present their observations, suggestions and recommendations to the

School Board. This group is made up of registered voters from the town of

Chichester. Members will attend School Board meetings from October -

March in order to hear all pertinent details as the budget develops.

To apply to serve on the Voluntary School Budget Advisory Group, please

submit in writing a letter of intent describing why you would like to serve

and any budgeting experience you have by October 12th, 2020

to Heather Chiavaras at hchiavaras@sau53.org.

Chichester Central School is looking for substitutes as well as one full time, evening custodian.  Please call the office for more information.

Chichester Central School

The mission of Chichester Central School is to educate our students to become independent thinkers, problem-solvers and self-directed learners. We are committed to fostering the social, emotional, developmental, intellectual, and physical needs of every child. We strive to work with the broader community to ensure that students develop lifelong skills enabling them to be contributing and productive members of society.