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Elementary report cards have new look

The elementary report cards parents and guardians will receive at parent/teacher conferences will have a new format and content.  read more

Cooke to offer free breakfast and lunch beginning Nov. 1

Beginning Nov. 1., Cooke will offer all students breakfast and lunch completely free of charge. Students will still need to enter their ID numbers when choosing a meal, however, no charges will be made to his/her account. Snacks will continue to be available for purchase. Families with negative balances as of Nov. 1 will still continue to receive debt notices.

Morning Music reminders for November

 Morning Music will not take place on Monday, Nov. 10, or Tuesday, Nov. 11.

Save the date!

The fourth, five and sixth grade choruses will present a winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the MHS auditorium. This is incorrectly listed on the calendar as a MS/HS Prism concert.

What "cycle day" is it?

Monday, October 27 - DAY 5
Tuesday, October 28 - DAY 1
Wednesday, October 29 - DAY 2
Thursday, October 30 - DAY 3
Friday, October 31 - DAY 4 (early dismissal at 12:15 p.m.)

Health screenings will take place during October

New York state mandated health screenings will be taking place in each school. see schedule

Cooke-Rutherford PTO welcomes students back! 

We are very excited to start a new school year! See what we've got planned here.

October menus now posted

The food service program provides students with tasty, healthy meals every school day. Click here to see what students can purchase for breakfast and lunch this month, to find out how to pay for school meals online or to see if your child qualifies for free or reduced meal prices.

Classes announced at Nesin Cultural Arts

Enrollment is open for classes beginning Oct. 4 and concluding in the spring of 2015. Classes include Visual Arts, Dance, and Music; click here to see the full list of classes. To register, please contact the appropriate class instructor.

Parent Today offers parents tips to help children succeed

Have you signed up for the free, opt-in resource Parent Today? Be sure to check out the Parent Today e-newsletter and website, which offer tips and resources to aid parents in their partnership with educators to support students throughout the educational process, from pre-k through high school. MORE

View the student calendar for 2014-15 school year

View important dates for the 2014-15 school year. view the student calendar [PDF]

New immunization requirements as of July 1, 2014

CLICK HERE to view information about new immunization requirements.

VIDEO: EngageNY curriculum Homework Help for parents


In this video: A guided tour of a mathematics homework assignment for a third grade student based on the engageNY curriculum modules is explained by Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Tammy Mangus. She explains how parents can use the information on the modules to navigate the EngageNY website, find useful information on all modules and use the LearnZillion.com website to further help understand the lessons of the modules.

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