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Summer Reading: Free Digital Books! Summer Reading: Free Digital Books!: Summer Reading is Important! As part of  Summer Reading at New York Libraries , the State Education Department and myON ® , by Renaissance ® , are partnering to bring thousands of authentic, enhanced digital books to children from birth through 12th grade and their families all around the state. Unlimited, 24/7 access to the myON digital library will be available through a single shared account login from May 1 through September 30. Children and families can read online using any web-enabled device and offline using free mobile apps. Click HERE to log in. Username: read Password: books  
Parent Banquet Videos Parent Banquet Videos: Click HERE to view the Class of 2019 "Senior Slideshow" and HERE to view the "Thank You Parents 2019" video.
Fall Athletic Player Meeting Presentation Fall Athletic Player Meeting Presentation: Please click  here  to view our fall athletic meeting that was held on 5/29.
Class of 2019 Graduation Information Class of 2019 Graduation Information: Graduation Ceremony:  Saturday, June 22, 11:00 a.m. on the Front Lawn of the High School Seniors should be in the High School Cafeteria by 10:00 a.m. to line up and be ready for the ceremony to begin at 11:00 a.m. If you have any questions regarding graduation rehearsal or the ceremony, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Murphy ( bmurphy@naplescsd.org ) or Mrs. Ashton ( eashton@naplescsd.org ).  
NCS Proud to Offer Safe School Helpline NCS Proud to Offer Safe School Helpline: Dear Parents and Guardians: At NCS, we are committed to doing all we can to ensure that our school remains a safe and welcoming space for students. Because safety is ultimately our collective responsibiilty as a school family, we talk with our students about the need to say something if they notice anything that appears to be troubling.  However, we all know that there can be times when a student or a parent may want to provide information to someone at school, but hesitate because they do not want to make their identity known. To encourage open and confidential communication with our District, NCS recently made the decision to partner with Safe School Helpline ® . The organization offers a unique, automated telephone service that allows callers the ability to report ...
Message from NCS Regarding Student Gender Identity Message from NCS Regarding Student Gender Identity: Dear NCS Parents and Guardians:   Over the past few days, I have had a handful of parents reach out to me with questions about transgender or gender nonconforming students at NCS using restrooms as well as locker rooms that match their gender identities. I wanted to take a minute to pass along guidance from the State Education Department regarding the topic as well as our local policy here in Naples.   Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students Guidance Document   Reminder to Schools   NCS Policy on Student Gender Identity (#7554)   Because our school community is committed to ensuring that all students have a safe and supportive environment in which to learn, transgender or gender nonconforming students ...
NCS 2019 Prom NCS 2019 Prom: The Naples Jr./Sr. Prom is quickly approaching!  The Prom will be on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 8-11 PM at the Parrish Hill Barn and Event Center on Rt. 245 in Naples.  The Prom committee has selected the theme of “Floral Fantasy” for this year’s prom.   Students in grades 10-12 are invited to the prom. 9th graders may attend, ONLY if they are a guest of an upperclassman. The maximum age to attend the prom is twenty years old.   All students must be academically eligible to attend the prom.   Tickets cost $40.00 in advance and $50.00 at the door.  Tickets will be available for purchase during lunches, starting the week of April 22nd, and at the HS main office.  If you wish to write a check for your son/ daughter’s ...
Bus Garage Images from Luke Didion Bus Garage Images from Luke Didion: Interested in viewing progress being made on the new NCS bus garage? Click HERE to see images taken by Luke Didion—NCS senior and owner of Finger Lakes Drone Services.  
NCS Student Sustainability Summit on Thursday, April 11th (7th grade PBL event) NCS Student Sustainability Summit on Thursday, April 11th (7th grade PBL event): Please join us for our 7th grade Project Based Learning (PBL) event, the NCS Student Sustainability Summit, on Thursday, April 11th in the High School. This event will look very similar to a student led conference day. Students will be presenting their sustainability projects in 5-10 minute long sessions. The event runs from 12:15-1:45 pm on the 11th. Join us for all or PART of the time.  See the attached flyer for more details. We would LOVE to have community members as well as family members attend this event. Come see the hard work done by this group of students! If you are interested in attending, please email Colleen Betrus at cbetrus@naplescsd.org. If you have questions, also contact Colleen Betrus.  We look forward to seeing you on the 11th. 
NCS Named a Top Workplace! NCS Named a Top Workplace!:
Information from the NCS Physician Regarding Measles Information from the NCS Physician Regarding Measles: Measles Parent Instructions   NY State is currently experiencing a measles outbreak.  Measles spreads very easily and can be dangerous to anyone who is not vaccinated. What is measles? Measles is a serious respiratory disease that causes a rash and fever. It is very contagious. You can catch it just by being in a room where someone with measles coughed or sneezed. What are the symptoms? Symptoms usually appear about 10 to 12 days after a person is exposed to measles. The first symptoms are usually: High fever Cough Runny nose Red watery eyes Rash Small red spots, some of which are slightly raised. Spots and bumps in tight clusters give the skin a splotchy red appearance. ...
NEW Capital Project Images from Luke Didion NEW Capital Project Images from Luke Didion: Interested in viewing aerial Phase 1 and 2 photographs of the ongoing Capital Project? Check out the following images taken by NCS student (and owner of Finger Lakes Drone Services) Luke Didion. Click HERE to view images taken on August 31, 2018.  Click HERE to view images taken on January 18, 2019. 
NCS Welcomes Interim PPS Director NCS Welcomes Interim PPS Director:
“Graduates of Distinction” Applications Now Being Accepted “Graduates of Distinction” Applications Now Being Accepted: Now in its fifth year of existence, the “Graduates of Distinction” program honors the outstanding accomplishments of NCS graduates, and seeks to inspire current and future students. If you are interested in nominating someone to be honored as a “Graduate of Distinction,” please click HERE for a Microsoft Word copy of the form, or HERE for a PDF copy of the form. Completed applications are due by March 8, 2019, and they should be sent to the following address: NCS Chairperson Graduates of Distinction C/O Superintendent of Schools Naples Central School District 136 North Main Street Naples, NY 14512 If you have any questions, please contact Superintendent Matt Frahm by phone (585-374-7901) or email ( mfrahm@naplescsd.org ).  
Happy New Year from NCS Happy New Year from NCS: Dear NCS Parents and Guardians: As we age, most of us experience the feeling that time seems to move by faster and faster each year. When asked to explain this phenomenon, psychologists have pointed out that when we are young, we regularly experience first-time events that tend to leave lasting impressions. With the passage of time, however, familiar happenings require less mental energy to process, and the years often appear to pass by more quickly the older we get. While this sensation might be slightly disconcerting for many of us, it is also an important reminder that the coming year will be filled with many “firsts” for our students here at NCS. First days of school, and first athletic competitions. First school dances, and first experiences playing musical instruments. ...
Message Regarding Social Media Safety Message Regarding Social Media Safety: Dear NCS Parents and Guardians: We recently learned that several students in surrounding school districts had been victimized by an online predator. This person(s) created numerous social media accounts, friended students, and proceeded to obtain very personal and private images and information about the individuals. The predator is now using this information to “blackmail” the students to provide additional pictures and information with the threat of sharing what has already been provided on social media sites and other public entities. After speaking with the school superintendents of these local districts, it is my understanding that law enforcement has been involved and is investigating all leads. Because we want our students to be safe and to thrive in a world filled ...
NCS Educators Featured in Education Week NCS Educators Featured in Education Week: Click HERE to read an article from  Education Week titled, “What It Takes to Make Co-Teaching Work.” The piece examines the successful elements in a co-teaching relationship, and it features NCS educators Ms. Eisinger, Ms. Houppert, and Mrs. Ritz.  
Weather Related School Cancellations and Closings Weather Related School Cancellations and Closings: Closing school is one of the most difficult decisions districts have to make. While we want our students in school and ready to learn each day, the reality is that we live in upstate New York and the weather can change very quickly. With the winter months comes an increased focus on student safety, and there are days when we must cancel after school activities or even close school because of unsafe road conditions. Please know that these decisions are made very carefully, and only after consulting weather resources, local highway superintendents, our transportation supervisor, and area school administrators. In the event of a closing or a cancellation, the District will send out a Connect-Ed Parent Notification on our phone system, and we will post information on the school homepage. ...
Operation Santa Accepting Donations Operation Santa Accepting Donations: Over 70 years ago, Pauline McKenna, a school nurse, and Pauline Moscato, an elementary school teacher, decided to provide for children in the community who were not able to have bright and happy holiday seasons. Their selfless actions began a Naples tradition that has continued ever since. Last year, through the generous contributions of area businesses and residents, more than 60 families received clothing, books, toys and food coupons, and over 50 senior citizens were remembered with fruit baskets. I am honored to once again be this year’s chairperson of Operation Santa.  A student committee of 10 th – 12 th grade students has already begun working.   We would like to ask you to consider donating to Operation Santa this year.   Every dollar ...
NCS Recruiting Substitute Teachers NCS Recruiting Substitute Teachers:



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