The High School Modern Fiction Book Club had their first meeting yesterday. Mrs. Danckwerth and students read the synopsis of six books and voted on which book to read. The club will meet monthly to discuss the book and pick another...and of course there are snacks and coffee!
This week the Counseling Center presented information to our students about the Career & Technical Education Programs available through Questar III BOCES. The counselors will be in touch about the next visit opportunity to hear more about the programs.
The National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony took place this morning in the auditorium. The ceremony was for new 8th grade members and conducted by current 9th grade members. Congratulations to the newest members of the National Junior Honor Society!
Congratulations to the following students who performed in the Rensselaer County School Music Association's All-County music festival this past weekend! These students were chosen to represent our school and performed with students from all schools in our county. Elementary Chorus Sopranos: Owen C., Emma E., Nora H., Emmeline H., and Charlotte H. Altos: Brooke G., Adeline H., Travis K., Finnigan M. and Mallory M. Junior Band - Kiersten S. (Flute) Marcus H. (Clarinet) Keegan B. & Halley W. (Trumpet) Owen H. (Trombone) Fletcher L. (Tuba) Senior Chorus - Sopranos: Hannah B. & Kaitlyn B. Altos: Scarlett G. & Kyla R. Tenors: Scott B. & Andrew K. Basses: Ro Yeon L. & Jacob P. Jazz Band - Tyler M. (Lead Alto Saxophone) and Sean W. (Lead Trombone)
A reminder that tomorrow, November 10 is an Emergency Drill/Early Release for all students. The secondary school will be dismissed at 2 p.m. with the elementary school being dismissed at 3 p.m.
Tomorrow's National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be live streamed on the BCSD Events YouTube channel at 8:30 a.m. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoZg9QpBnq4E4wK5mPyvQyg
Congratulations to Scarlett (grade 10) and Gabriel (grade 7) Gearwar who were named 2022 AAA Jingle Contest Winners! Check out their story and listen to their jingle here: https://tinyurl.com/5n8y6cm8
Today is the last day to sign up for sports on Family ID! Any secondary student who doesn't have a required physical for either grade level or sports will be having that physical by the school MD on Wednesday, November 9th. Last day to submit a physical done by a personal physician is tomorrow.
Winter Sports Sign-ups are nearing the finish line! Please register on FamilyID by Monday November 7. Varsity & JV Tryouts will begin on Monday, November 14. Modified Sports for Grades 7 & 8 will begin on Monday, November 21. The school district doctor will be on-site the morning of Nov. 9th to complete physicals. After Nov. 9th anyone needing a physical will need to schedule their own with a health care provider. Register on FamilyID: https://www.familyid.com/organizations/tamarac-athletics Any questions please contact the Athletics Department.
A reminder that Tuesday, November 8th is a half day for students.
HVCC Instant Admission Day was held in our Counseling Center yesterday. Our students learned about HVCC's diverse academic programs and an Admissions Counselor helped them through the enrollment steps.
Congratulations to Saruul-Oy Amgalanbaatar, Liam Ring and Mia Girolami for having their art featured at the New York State School Boards Association annual convention. Their art is on slide 77 & 78: https://nysata.memberclicks.net/nyssba
'Tis the season of everything pumpkin, right?! Our Kindergarten students combined classes to do some fun pumpkin STEM activities. They measured pumpkins, learned whether pumpkins would float or sink and guessed how many seeds were inside a pumpkin! 🎃
Author and television anchor, Julie Chapman visited the second grade. She shared her award winning children’s book 'Witches , Bats and Mystical Cats'. The book is available to borrow through the Upper Hudson Library System. 🔗: https://catalog.uhls.org/iii/encore/?lang=eng
Junior and Senior Spanish students attended a field trip to Russell Sage recently. The students receive their language college credits through Sage and were invited to attend a session with admissions and take a campus tour.
November Menus are out! https://www.brunswickcsd.org/documents/food-service/breakfast-%26-lunch-menus/159843
Ms. Farley's 3rd grade class is partnering up with Mrs. Kanellis' Kindergarten class to read every week! Kindergarten students are able to pick out books for their 3rd grade book buddies to read to them!
In an effort to ensure we have the most current contact information possible for our families and staff members, on Tuesday evening, November 1, 2022, the Brunswick Brittonkill Central School District will run a test of the School Messenger Emergency Notification System. Any parent or staff member that does not receive the test robocall, text and email should alert our communications specialist so we can update your contact information accordingly. This system is used for all District emergency communications, including school closures, delays, and more.
A little less than two weeks for Winter Sports Sign-Ups!
National Principals Month honors principals for their significant impact on the success and well-being of our nation’s students, including those here at Tamarac. Join us as we celebrate Mrs. Onorato and Mr. Rizzo. #ThankAPrincipal #NationalPrincipalMonth