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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2014-2015 Adopted Budget

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

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 April 21, May 23, and May 27 to make up for snow days.



School Closed for Spring Recess
Monday, April 14 - Friday, 18
School Resumes, Monday, April 21

Memorial Farewell to Melissa Dimataris

The Sky Lantern Memorial farewell to Melissa Dimataris, TZ grad. ’09 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (Earth Day) at the Piermont Pier from 7:30-8:30pm. We are so fortunate that three High School Chorus Ensembles, led by Mr. Russell Wagoner will be singing, a recording of Melissa singing will be played, The NY Blood Center has a very nice announcement to make, and the Sky Lanterns will be lit and will soar up and over the Hudson.

We have 300 Sky Lanterns that we can light so we hope that you and your families can attend. Melissa’s family as well as her alumni friends will be there. Please come. With the number of people expected and the beautiful music that will be performed we expect this to be a very loving and beautiful event.

Continuing Education American Red Cross Babysitting Training
Ages 11 - 15
Two (2) sessions: Wednesday, April 23 & Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time: 3 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fee: $100 per student
Location: SOMS Cafeteria
Registration Deadline is April 7, 2014
Registration Form


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

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.