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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

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 20 - DAY 5
Tuesday, October 21 - DAY1
Wednesday, October 22 - DAY 2
Thursday, October 23 - DAY 3
Friday, October 24 - DAY 4

‘Mission Addition’ ends with pies in the face for Vice Principal

Vice Principal Doug Murphy promised the fourth grade classes that he’d take a pie to the face if they could solve 100 math problems in five minutes or less. Click here to see the pictures!

"Reverse Order" band shares anti-bullying message

Along with upbeat music, the members of the band shared their personal experiences with bullying.  read more

First graders receive new classroom carpet

Ms. Kozachuk's first graders are enjoying a donated carpet, thanks to help from an online charity.  read more

Cooke-Rutherford PTO welcomes students back! 

We are very excited to start a new school year! See what else 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.

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]

Video: How to use the EngageNY and learnzillion.com websites to help with your child's homework

Jan. 2014 - This resource will help parents use their child's homework sheets from the New York State curriculum modules in order to find tips and tricks that they need to better maneuver the EngageNY website (www.engageny.org).


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.

Educational Activities for Parents and Students

Visit the engageny.org website for FUN ways to strengthen your child’s skills.

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