Eastport-South Manor Central School District

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  •  Eastport-South Manor Schools will be closed to students

    Monday, March 16th through Tuesday, April 14th


     

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  • March 31, 2020     Distance Learning for our Special Education Students


    Dear Parents/Guardians,


    I hope this letter finds you and your family safe and well.


    The Special Education Department has been working diligently to explore ways to meet the needs of our students through our distance learning platforms and by reaching out to the student's families. The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of what is currently taking place and layout expectations moving forward. The district’s website will continue to be the best method of communication with the community. All of our staff will be monitoring their email, and families are encouraged to reach out to the special education department with any questions. Staff email addresses are available in Schooltool.


    Before schools closed, teachers and related service providers created work packets that are available online or as a hard copy. These packets will cover the two weeks spanning from 3/30/2020 -4/10/2020. During this time, our staff will be setting up their digital learning platforms as a means to deliver quality online instruction. Online distance learning will begin on 4/13/2020.


    State and Federal guidelines have been issued to school districts explicitly outlining the district’s responsibility regarding providing a Free and Appropriate Education (FAPE) during an extended school closure due to the COVID-19 virus. The link to the question and answer document from the U.S. Department of Education is listed below. I wish you all health and safety as we work together through this new challenge.

    Department of Education link:  USDOE Q&A ON PROVIDING SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK


    Respectfully,
    Benjamin Franquiz

     

    Distance Learning for our Special Education Students, click here.

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  • The Eastport South Manor School District is working with SCOPE Educational Services to provide emergency child care services. Please click on the link below for more information.

    Child Care for children Birth - 4:

    Child Care Council of Suffolk (CCCS) is a resource should you have this need.  The CCCS is fully capable of assisting families find appropriate child care and are happy to do so.  Any essential worker needing child care will be referred to the CCCS hotline at 646-926-3784 to be connected with a referral specialist who will identify available programs that meet each parent's needs.

     

    CLICK BELOW for SCOPE Emergency Child Care 

    https://www.scopeonline.us/

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  • Continuous Learning Update - 3/25/2020

     

    Dear ESM Community Members, 

    We know this letter finds you navigating the many challenges that are now part of our lives.  As previously shared, students will be returning to school on April 1, 2020.  Please know the return-to–school date is subject to change based on the evolving COVID-19 outbreak and decisions made by our elected officials. 

    As a district, we are taking the necessary steps to develop continuous learning experiences for students.  Below is an overview of our plan. 

    March 16 – March 20, 2020 

    On Monday and Tuesday, teachers worked diligently to create lessons and gather materials to provide students with opportunities for learning.  For our K-6 students, the activities focused on review and reinforcement of concepts presented earlier in the year.  Teachers in the JSHS developed lessons that blended both review and introduced new concepts to ensure pacing for Regents and AP exams.  The district used Emergency Closing Days Wednesday thru Friday. 

    March 23 – March 27, 2020 

    As previously notified, the district modified the calendar and we are on Spring Break.   

    March 30 – April 10, 2020 Students will begin Continuous Learning at home.   

    Students K- 6 

    • Detailed information about Continuous Learning will be communicated through the building principals.   
    • The district will post materials for the next two weeks on our website: www.esmonline.org 
    • To download the packet, click the Families and Community tab on the District WebsiteLinks for the student work will be listed here. 
    • Included in the resource packet is a calendar to assist children in pacing their daily work. 

    Students 7-12  

    • Students at the JSHS can see assignments posted on Google Classroom or Schoology. 
    • Students can submit work on Schoology. 
    • These online platforms are currently used by our teachers and students  
    • If you or your child need any assistance logging into these platforms, our Technology Department is available.   
    • For Technology support, click on the Families and Community tab on the District Website and scroll down to Technical Assistance. 

    During this time period, (3/30 - 4/10), our teachers and administrators will be developing our Continuous Learning Plan; preparing for the potential of an extended school closure.  This will include a remote learning platform for all of our students.  Working together with our teachers, the goal is to ensure a positive learning experience for our children.  Please be patient!  To do this well requires a coordinated effort to ensure support is available for teachers, students and parents.   

     

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  • Free Grab and Go Meals- Update for week of March 30, click here for update

     

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  • “Stay tuned, the climate survey is postponed until further notice”

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    UPK LOTTERY 2020

     

    UPK Program

     

     Click here for more information and the application for the UPK Lottery for September 2020.

     The date for the Lottery has been postponed to Tuesday, April 28th


     

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