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Message from Superintendent Evangelist March 23, 2020 2:54 PM

Message from Mr. Evangelist Mar 23, 2020, 2:54 PM

Good Afternoon Golden Knights.  On Friday afternoon, The New York State Education Department has released the information that all state assessments, including the grades 3-8 English-Language Arts and Mathematics assessments, have been suspended.

If you have not yet taken the internet and device access survey, please visit our website to complete the survey.  If you do not have internet access, please call and leave a message at our child’s school with the following information:  your name; your child’s name and teacher; if you have internet access at your home and if your child has access to an electronic device at home. 

Please keep in mind while schools are closed, it is essential that everyone follow the precautionary steps targeted to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 established by the Department of Health, Governor Cuomo's Office and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  Some of the steps are included below, but not limited to:

  • If you are sick, or have been in contact with someone who has been sick, stay home and contact your doctor and the Oneida County Health Department at (315) 798-6400 and follow their protocols and procedures
  • No mass gatherings of 10 or more people
  • Do not visit homes with multiple people
  • Practice good hygiene
  • Wash your hands
  • Maintain social distance (6 feet) from others

Please visit the website for the New York State Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out.  Thank you for your understanding and support and please be safe.