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eNews Weekly Update from Mr. Rizzo - Week Ending June 11, 2021
eNews Weekly Update from Mr. Rizzo - Week Ending June 11, 2021
Mr. Kenneth Rizzo
Friday, June 11, 2021

Dear Secondary School Families: 

Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a great week! Congratulations to the twenty-two newest National Honor Society inductees from the class of 2022! We are very proud of their many accomplishments through their first three years of high school. These students have persevered and overcome tremendous challenges. We look forward to seeing all that this group will do as seniors and beyond. Best of luck to our graduating members of NHS from the class of 2021! 

Torin Bishop

Aidan McDonough

Abigail Buckley

Riley Meres

Elizabeth Campanella

Andrew Minbiole

Sophie Champagne

Colby Minbiole

Rocco DiCarlo

Gabriella Renna

Kendra Fox-Shaddock

Hope Rheeman

Alexander Gliosco

Eloise Ring

Jenna Hunt

Lily Rodda

Shay Kerwin

Shannon Ryan

Antoinette LoPorto

Ethan Skaarup

Regents Letter:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dQwaVkJSEV2ZM09Bf68blvP47nAJdHjoMSnKcIfKXxY/edit?usp=sharing

High School Graduation Letter:  A reminder to families that in the event of inclement weather the ceremony will be moved indoors. Due to current Department of Health restrictions, students would only be able to invite two guests to an indoor ceremony. If there are any changes to our outdoor plans, we will communicate them to parents/guardians as soon as possible during the week of the event. 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Vw6NzSE22N9tcS6A6Mr2nIqgO1iPjwJS/view?usp=sharing

8th Grade Moving Up Day Letter: A reminder to parents/guardians that any 8th grade student that does not pass their 8th grade coursework will not be eligible to participate in the moving up date ceremony on June 24. 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PfpBwnquyLCNKmdbtgojLPSdBbV85gErE8qMIO-VHrE/edit?usp=sharing

Middle School Dismissal Times: June 17-24: Please reach out to team leaders with specific questions regarding final exam and daily events. These may vary by grade level. 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nXwdmBWvdLPb-DZJaJDPcfjkvSirjgVpkEO4rOmPnQI/edit?usp=sharing

Chromebook Returns: A reminder that students will need to drop off their district issued Chromebook and charger before leaving for the summer. Parents do not need to be present if a student is already in the building. The schedule for drop-off in the main lobby of the Secondary School is as follows: 

High School Students                                                     Middle School Students

June 22nd - 9 am to 3:00 pm                                       June 23 - 9am- 3:00pm

June 23rd -  9 am to 3:00 pm                                      June 24 - 10am - 3:00pm

June 24th - 10 am to 3:00 pm                                      June 25 - 12pm - 3:00 pm

June 25th - 12 to 3:00 pm

 

Please email Mr. Anthony Denovellis adenovellis@brunswickcsd.org if you have any questions or concerns. 

Art Show: Despite this crazy one-of-a-kind school year, our students produced some amazing artwork! Thank you to Ms. Sheffer,Ms. Labshere, and Ms. Findlay for finding creative ways to showcase our students' talents! 

https://www.brunswickcsd.org/article/474500?org=bcsd&fbclid=IwAR2ZlkqHK02_IYIGru3dSOGpwRCJIVF56BmexORSs8n7tZP_s-DNj1KiTzw

8th Grade Field Day: After completing their NY State science exam, students got outside for a little fun in the sun on Monday. It was a hot one! 

Health/Wellness: **IMPORTANT** Please be sure to complete the daily screening survey before sending your child to school each morning. Your child should be kept home if they are experiencing any symptoms consistent with COVID. If your child’s symptoms are improving AND they are fever-free for at least 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medicine, they may return to school with a note from their doctor with an alternate diagnosis clearing them to return to school OR a copy of their negative COVID test result. We appreciate your help in keeping our school safe for everyone! 

Calendar:

Monday 6/14 WHITE COHORT  Tuesday 6/15 BLUE COHORT (last full day of instruction)  

A reminder to families that Tuesday, June 15 is the last full day of instruction for students. Middle school students come in for half days beginning on Wednesday. High school students come in if they are taking a Regents exam on June 17, 22, 23, or 24. There will be regular bus runs each morning.  Attendance will be taken at 7:30am on virtual ½ days for the high school- June 16, 18, and June 21. Here are our dismissal times for students riding the bus home: 


Enjoy your weekend! #TamaracStrong 

Sincerely,

Ken Rizzo

Principal, Tamarac Secondary School