Wednesday, April 16, 2014


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Arkport Central School 

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reparing today's youth for tomorrow's challenges



Our VISION

At Arkport Central School we teach to motivate and equip learners to achieve their maximum potential and prepare them for tomorrow’s challenges.



2013-14 Yearbook Dedication

On Thursday, April 9th, the Arkport Yearbook staff dedicated this year's yearbook to  Mrs. Hughes at a K-12 assembly.  Congratulations to Mrs. Hughes!  And congratulations to the entire yearbook staff on creating and publishing another wonderful yearbook.


Academic Society Induction and Recognition Ceremony

Induction and recognition of students into the Arkport Academic Society was recently held in the William S. Locke Performing Arts Center.  Guest speaker James E. Goodspeed, former Superintendent from 1964-1979 at ACS, gave a delightful speech to the honorees and their parents/guests.  Academic Society Advisor Mrs. Christina Brokaw and 7-12 Principal Mr. Jesse Harper presented students with certificates and awards for their hard work and dedication in maintaining a 91.5 average and above for the 2013-2014 school year.  Congratulations to all new and continuing members!

Click on the photos to down load them.

     

     


2013-14 School Calendar

Click on the document below for the 2013-14 school calendar.





SPELLING BEE WINNERS!

Congratulations to the spelling bee winners:  First Place: Caleb, Second Place: Eric and Third Place: Olivia. And congratulations to all participants for their sportsmanship during a fierce competition!


Merger Study Begins with a Public Informational Presentation

On Thursday, January 30th, the Alfred-Almond, Arkport and Canaseraga School Districts began its merger study with a public presentation in the Alfred-Almond school auditorium at 6:00 PM.
 
The presentation was be done by Alan Pole and William Silky, where they delineated, in detail, the how's, what's and when's of the study. Additionally, the presentation provided a detailed description of the major components and a projected time line of the key phases of the study.

The powerpoint used during the presentation is provided below.  If you have any questions please contact Glenn Niles, Superintendent at gniles@arkportcsd.org .




Seven Leading Statewide Education Organizations call for "Common Ground on Common Core"


On Monday, the NYS Council of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS) and six other statewide organizations comprising the Educational Conference Board issued a joint statement calling for a five-point action plan to fulfill the promise of the Common Core Learning Standards.

The Click HERE to read the statement.

The Click HERE to read the news release.





Helpful Links for Parents

PTA & NYSUT publication about the Common Core

EngageNY ELA Videos
EngageNY Math Videos

Common Core Math Video Gallery

EngageNY Student Activities
www.Learnzillion.com 

Additional links are available by clicking on the "Parents" link above, then clicking on "common Core" links on the left side of the page.




Annual Professional Performance Review Information

In accordance with Education Law 3012-c(10)(c) the Arkport Central School District will make available to parents or legal guardians your child’s current teacher’s final rating and composite effectiveness score beginning October 18, 2013. You must make this request to the grade level principal (K-6:  Mrs. Dewey; 7-12: Mr. Harper) and will be required to come to the school for a brief meeting to receive the scores.

To view the District's APPR plan click on the "documents" link on the left of the page.





2013-14 Blue Calendar is Here!

To download the new 2013-14 Blue Calendar click on the document below.