District Code of Conduct

Under SAVE Regulations, the district is required to make the District's Code of Conduct available.  If you wish a hard copy of the document, please call your school building.


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In keeping with our security procedures we want to remind anyone who wishes to enter any SOCSD building that you will be required to present a photo ID to the security guard prior to entering.  Your cooperation and understanding is appreciated as the safety of our children is our number one priority.

SOCSD Increased Security Measures

Emergency Codes & Procedures - English

Emergency Codes & Procedures - Spanish


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Blauvelt, NY  10913   
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2014-2015 Adopted Budget

Board of Education Meeting
Thursday,  April 24 / Regular Meeting
BOCES Budget Vote & Board Election
Notice of Meeting     Agenda     Resolutions

Annual Budget Vote & Board of Education Election
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
7:00am - 9:00pm

As indicated on the district calendar and in accordance with New York State Education Law, please note that school will be in session for students and staff on May 23, and May 27 to make up for snow days.



Multicultural International Show and Dinner

Our annual Multicultural International Show and Dinner will be at 5 PM on Friday, April 25th in the TZHS cafeteria. The dinner features a full buffet of outstanding international foods cooked by both local caterers and the parents of our students. After the dinner there is a fashion show and various musical and cultural performances followed by desserts.

The event is open to the public and tickets can be bought at the door that day or in advance the week of the event in the TZHS cafeteria.

Tickets are just $6 ($5 for seniors)...... a very affordable dinner and show for the whole family!

Continuing Education ACT Exam Review
ACT Exam is Saturday, June 14
Students have the opportunity to attend for 8 weeks or 4 weeks.
Student is required to purchase locally or online The Real ACT Prep Book published by the ACT.
Location: TZHS Room 308

8 Week Session: 5:00 - 8:00pm
Dates: Wednesdays, April 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4, 11
Fee: $365

4 Week Session: 5:00 - 8:00pm
Dates: Wednesdays, May 21, 28; June 4, 11
Fee: $185
Registration Form

Beyond Bullying: What you Need to Know About the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA):
Travis W. Jackson, M.S. Ed, Anti Bullying Coordinator -
Central Hudson Region PTA, Presenter
All are welcome to join us Tuesday May 6th, 7:30pm, in the High School Library for a PTSA sponsored presentation.
Additional Details

SOCASA Meeting
Wednesday, May 8 at 7pm
Orangetown Town Hall
Overview:  Update from schools and community on substance abuse trends, resources and prevention education nights.


SOCSD is pleased to announce that breakfast is now available to students in all schools. View sample menus, payment plans, and nutritional information. 





Early Dismissal Times/Delayed Openings

Fixing the Common Core - Rhetoric vs. Reality
- posted 4/4/14


American Education Week Proclamation

District Upcoming Events/School Highlights

Student/Staff Achievements



South Orangetown Holds “A Common Core Conversation”
Held on Wednesday, January 22 with over 100 audience members and participants, the audio and presentation is now available for those that were unable to attend.

Click here for presentation and audio



Email Communication System
For Parents/Guardians with Students in District

Please be advised that any changes/updates to your children(s) contact information must go through the appropriate school building.  This includes updates to emergency phone numbers, email addresses, etc.  Please contact your school building accordingly.

Email Communication System
For Community/Without Students in District

Community members that would like to receive GENERAL district information, please sign up here:  Click here for community sign up - YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE BUILDING UPDATES.

Delays/School Closings
In addition to email notifications, announcements will be made on the web/email  in addition to radio and TV stations.