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New Legislation - Joint Statement Regarding Exemption from Vaccinations
 
Shared Sports Survey

Dear Roscoe, Downsville and Livingston Manor Parents:

 

The shared services steering committee is currently seeking input and feedback from parents on our shared sports programs. It would be greatly appreciated if you could please take a few minutes to complete this very brief survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RCS-DCS-LMCS-sharedsports 

Your feedback and suggestions will assist the steering committee, administration and Boards of Education in determining the current level of satisfaction surrounding our shared sports programs.

 

If you would like to complete the survey on paper, please contact the Superintendent's office and paper copy of the survey will be provided to you.

Educationally yours,

 

John Evans

John Evans

Superintendent 

 
REMINDER - PARKING FOR SCHOOL EVENTS
 
Reminder:  Parking on St. Highway 30 is prohibited.  For school events, please park in the parking lots in front of and behind the building.   
 
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Special Notice 

Downsville Central School is pleased to announce that for the 2018-2019 school year, the district will provide school meals (breakfast and lunch) to all students at no cost.  This is made possible through the Federal Community Eligibility Provision.

DCS believes that a child who eats healthy meals will learn better than a child who is hungry.  It is our goal to make sure that none of our students go hungry.  We urge all families to participate in this program by filling out and returning the free/reduced meal application that you will receive with the district calendar prior to the beginning of the school year as this will aide in benefiting other school programs as well.  

Please note the following:

            There will be a cost for snack milk, extra meals, snacks, ice cream etc.

            There will be no charging this year.

We ask that any family who has outstanding charges for the 2017-2018 school year, to please contact the business office to make the necessary payment arrangements so that everyone starts the new school year with a $0 balance.

 

 
Football News

The announcement was made that our football team (Downsville/Roscoe/Livingston Manor) will be moving to 8 man football this fall for grade 10-12 Varsity and grade 7-9 Modified.

Varsity practice will not start until Monday, August 20 and modified practice will start when school starts. 

With the new format the game schedule will include Sullivan County schools - Eldred, Fallsburg, Tri-Valley and Sullivan West making for local competition as well as Pawling, Dover and Pine Plains.  

 
Smart School Investment Plan
 At the regular meeting of the Board of Education held on Monday, November 27, 2017, the board approved the preliminary plan for the camera system technology updates for the use of $112,000 of the $115,816 allocated to Downsville Central School for the Smart School Bonds Funds.
 
For more detailed information, please click on the Building and Grounds Page of this website.  
 
Shared Services Committee Information
The Downsville-Livingston Manor-Roscoe School Districts have joined together for a shared services study.  For information and updates from the commitee, please check the Community section of this website.   
 
DCS Fitness Center - Community Use
 The DCS Fitness Center (weight room) is now open for adults in the community.  The hours will be 6:00 - 8:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  These hours are for adults only - no students.    
2017-2018 Free and Reduced Meal Application
Attention Parents:  The 2017-2018 Free and Reduced Meal Application is now available.  If you would like to apply, please fill out and return the attached application.  For the 2017-2018 school year the regular breakfast price will be $1.00 and the lunch price will be $2.05.

Please click "2017-2018 Free and Reduced Meal Application" for the application.
 
Home Work Help - Common Core Math

Attention Parents

Is the Common Core Making you CRAZY!! Help is on the way!!

The authors of the common core modules, Eureka Math, have a website you can visit for help.

Go to www.greatminds.net click on support, then parent support, and finally homework help.  Not all the modules are there, this is new so they are adding more as the year progresses.  Check it out and see if it makes homework time easier!

 - Karen Alers Title I Coordinator

 
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