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Superintendent Search Update Superintendent Search Update:      For the past several months your Board of Education has been working with Dr. Jody Manning, District Superintendent of OCM BOCES on the superintendent search for DeRuyter Central School.  Twelve candidates applied for the position.  After thorough analysis and evaluation of all applicants, six applicants were interviewed.  The interview process included three levels of interviews that concluded with sessions by stakeholder groups.  The final three candidates met with the Board following the stakeholder interviews.  The final selection was very difficult as each of the finalists possess strengths that would help DeRuyter Central satisfy strategic goals.      The Board would like to thank Dr. Manning, for his direction, leadership ...
National Honor Society Inductions Scheduled National Honor Society Inductions Scheduled: National Honor Society Inductions will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 8:00 am in the Elementary Gym.
Tentative Elementary End of Year Schedule Tentative Elementary End of Year Schedule: Tentative K-5 End of Year Schedule: Monday 6/18 and Tuesday 6/19 Full Days Wednesday 6/20*- Last Day 11:30 Dismisal * Please note :  In the event that we have to use another emergency day between now and 6/20, students' last day will move to 6/21 with an 11:30 Dismissal on both Wednesday and Thursday. 
5/21/18 Special Board Meeting 5/21/18 Special Board Meeting: The DeRuyter Central School Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Library/Media Center.
2017-2018 CALENDAR CHANGE 2017-2018 CALENDAR CHANGE: IMPORTANT NOTICE: Although the winter seemed so long, DCS still has unused snow days. Therefore, IF we do not have to use another emergency day before Friday, May 25, 2018, there will be no school for students ("snow day") on Friday, May 25, 2018. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.  This is subject to change. Please plan accordingly. Thank you. 
2018-2019 Budget Results 2018-2019 Budget Results: Thank you DCS Community!!! Proposition 1 - Budget -        219  Yes         95     No Proposition 2 - School -          215  Yes           98  No Proposition 3 - DeRuyter Free Library -           262  Yes           51    No Proposition 4 - District Wide Recreation -        251   Yes          60    No Board of Education Member:  1 seat available Richard Metcalf - 160 Write Ins - 95
Finalists Are Named In DCS Superintendent Search Finalists Are Named In DCS Superintendent Search: Finalists Announced for DeRuyter Superintendent of Schools   The DeRuyter Central School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that three finalists have been selected to move forward in the search for a new superintendent and will interview on May 16, 2018 with district stakeholder groups consisting of teachers, students, administrators, community members/parents, support staff and district office staff. Twelve candidates applied.  The Board hopes to make a final decision soon so the new superintendent can begin on or about July 1, 2018.   The finalists are: David M. Brown David M. Brown  has worked in education nearly 30 years and currently works as chief administration officer and director of fine and performing arts for ...
Safety Reminder Safety Reminder: Attention Parents/Guardians: This is a friendly reminder that students should not be dropped off at school prior to 7:30 am.   There is no supervision available  until  7:30 am, therefore for the safety of your children, we are requesting that children do not  arrive at school prior to 7:30 am.  Beginning April 30, 2018, none of the doors on campus will be unlocked until 7:30 am when there is supervision available.
PROM DRESS CODE INFORMATION PROM DRESS CODE INFORMATION: Please click on the link below for important information regarding Prom Dress Code.   If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Feinberg at 315-852-3400 x 7105.
PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN INFORMATION: DCS Pre-Kindergarten Program Update      Last year when we had to cut our Pre-Kindergarten program due to budgetary constraints, we also made it clear that we are committed to seeking funding through NYS in order to reinstate the program as soon as we are eligible to do so (which we believe will be for the 2018-2019 school year).  However, we have to wait to see if NYS includes funding for the Universal Prekindergarten grant program in their budget, and wait for the applications to come out in order to apply.  Over the past few years, this grant was not released until late June or later.  As a result we will not know with certainty if we will be able to offer a program until sometime this summer at the earliest.        In ...
Romano Safe Prom Program Romano Safe Prom Program: Romano Ford has teamed up with iHeartMedia again this year for the Safe Prom Night Program.  The want to help protect our most precious assets:  our children Thirty (30) area high schools can win $500 each for their safe after-prom parties.  Tell your family and friends to vote at  !! Voting begins on Monday, 3/26/18.  
"Back To The 80's" DVD Order Form: Get your own copy of DCS Drama Club's smashing performance of "Back To The 80's" !!!  Complete the order form in the file below and return to Mrs. Lisa Stearsn, DeRuyter Central School, 711 Railroad Street, DeRuyter, NY 13052.  The cost of the DVD is $10.  Make Checks payable to  DCS Drama Club  and return with your order form.  Ordering deadline is Friday, May 11, 2018  
WELCOME WALKERS!!! WELCOME WALKERS!!!: Now that the weather is turning cooler, we invite you to come to the school and walk the halls!  Beginning on December 12, 2017 through March 29, 2018 two days have been designated - Tuesday and Thursday each week.  Hours are 4 pm to 7 pm.       Please enter through the Cafeteria Door and sign in.  When finished and are leaving, please make sure to sign out.   

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Charles W. Walters, Superintendent

711 Railroad Street
DeRuyter, New York 13052
Phone: (315) 852-3400

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