District News

  • RCSD Optional Remote Learning Information Sessions - Week 2

    Our optional online Parent University sessions around remote learning have been well-received and will continue this week.

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  • New York State School Closure Update

    During today's press conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that all New York State schools will remain closed until April 15, at which point there will be a reassessment of the situation.

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  • RCSD Community Update

    As we wrap up our second week of remote learning, I have been hearing wonderful feedback about the work our faculty, staff, and students are doing and anticipate that we will continue to evolve our practice and build on the success of the first weeks.

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  • RCSD Special Education Update

    We will be resuming CSE and 504 meetings starting next week. The Special Education office staff will be sending out a Google Calendar invitation for the date and time of your child’s scheduled meeting.

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  • Advanced Placement Testing Update

    We know many students and parents have questions regarding the upcoming Advanced Placement exams. The College Board has issued a statement beginning to clarify what we can expect in the upcoming months.

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  • RCSD Optional Remote Learning Information Sessions

    As we live and work through these unprecedented times, we know that there are many questions about how we can best help our children navigate through their learning at home. In an effort to support you in that process, our staff developers have developed a variety of optional online information sessions around remote learning.

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  • RCSD Remote Learning Parent Guidelines

    We thought parents might find it useful to be aware of the remote learning guidelines and parameters we have established with the District's teachers. The attached document is a parent-friendly version of a document we created for our teachers and covers expectations around instruction, assignments, grading, technology use, and attendance.

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  • Update on NYS Grades 3-8 Testing

    Please be advised that the New York State Education Department has cancelled the following exams for this spring:

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  • Midland Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

    A few minutes ago, the District was informed by the Westchester County Department of Health that a student at Midland School has tested positive for COVID-19. As you know, based on privacy laws, we cannot release the name of the individual affected.

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  • RCSD Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

    Last evening, the District was informed by the NYS Department of Health that a staff member at Rye Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. As you know, based on privacy laws, we cannot release the name of the individual affected.

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  • RCSD Community Update, March 17, 2020

    Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo and County Executive George Latimer announced that all New York state schools are to be closed for two weeks - until April 1.

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  • RCSD Parent Technology Help Desk

    As you know, remote learning will begin on Tuesday, March 17th. All District teachers have a Google Classroom and this platform will allow students to engage in discussions, ask questions about assignments, and submit work for feedback.

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  • RCSD Remote Learning For Special Education Students

    As we embark upon remote learning, I want to assure you that the District is prepared to meet the needs of all students. This includes students with disabilities and students that have 504 accommodation plans.

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  • RCSD Closing All District Schools for Two Weeks Beginning Monday, March 16

    All schools in the Rye City School District will be closed for two weeks from Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 27.

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  • Rye City School District Remote Learning Update

    Over the course of the past few weeks, the Rye City School District has been working hard to build the capacity for remote learning for all of our students grades K-12. Our staff has worked tirelessly to build the structure necessary to deliver remote instruction through Google Classroom and to organize materials and resources for instructional delivery and student assignments.

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  • COVID-19 Health Update, March 10, 2020

    Last night, the District received new information about school closing procedures from the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Education Department.

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  • Midland School Health Update

    The District has been in ongoing communication with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regarding the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

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  • COVID-19 Health Update, March 5, 2020

    I am writing to provide you with some additional information about the Rye City School District’s efforts to help keep our students, faculty, and staff safe and healthy. The District is in regular, direct communication with the Westchester Department of Health, the New York State Department of Health and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). We are prepared to respond quickly should a student or District employee be diagnosed with COVID-19.

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  • RCSD February Superintendent's Bulletin

    Read the RCSD February Superintendent's Bulletin here.

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  • COVID-19 Health Update, February 27, 2020

    The Rye City School District has been closely following the information coming out of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) related to both this year’s flu season and COVID-19 (the strain of novel coronavirus emanating from Wuhan, China).

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