October is Board of Education Recognition Month! The CPC (Central Parent Council) Board and President, Wendi DeSchutter, were pleased to recognize our Board of Education members with gifts and kind words for their volunteerism and tireless dedication and commitment to the students of Cold Spring Harbor.
How can we help? This is a question West Side students involved in the H.E.R.O. service-learning project are asking. H.E.R.O. stands for Helping Everyone Reach Out, where students form various volunteer leadership groups, one of which this year focuses on sustainability.
Starting two years ago, the roll-out of “flexible furniture” began to change the template of standard "row" seating into collaborative face-to-face work environments. Just as corporate America workspaces have changed with the removal of cubicles and corner offices, and coffee shops are packed with couches and communal tables, school classrooms have also changed.
If you told recent CSH alumni that SMARTBoards were outdated, and now there is a new world of Promethean Boards, they would not only be surprised, but would ask “What’s a Promethean Board?” One thing is for sure, technology changes very fast! SMARTBoards were amazing new technology with projectors hanging from the ceiling that powered oversized installed computer white boards that could magically draw and erase. Today
Dear Resident: The opening of school is always marked with great anticipation and much excitement about the new year. From our very youngest at Goosehill to our incoming seniors at the Jr./Sr. High School, students returned to the classroom, enthusiastic and eager to begin anew. As the summer came to an end, September began with a flurry of activity; new grade levels and courses of study, the start of co-curricular clubs and athletic teams, and a time to reacquaint with all those we had not seen.
Science Friday might be new to West Side, but it’s actually been a radio program on NPR for 25 years! Hosted by scientist, Ira Flatow, the show aims to bring science topics to the dinner tables across America. Mr. Flatow teaches that science changes because our knowledge changes.
Thank you to the community for coming out on Tuesday night, Sept. 10th, for the BOND Referendum Presentation. Administration shared very important information about the future Bond Vote on November 19th which focuses on Safety and Security, Academic Expansion and Preserving our Facilities.
A warm welcome to our newest staff! Each year orientation is held to acclimate new staff to the district, and the culture of the community. In August, teachers new to the CSH District engaged in a two-day training preparation, which included a trip to the CSH Public Library where all new teachers and administrators received a library card
4:00 PM WS Fall Festival
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Board of Education Work Session District Office 7:30 PM
2:00 AM - 9:00 AM Daylight Saving Time Ends 2 AM
9:30 AM WSSPTG Meeting
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM Arts Booster Club Meeting 7:30 (Public Library)