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Edition #16 of The Superintendent's Scoop
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Here is Edition #16 of the Superintendent's Scoop, March 2017!


2nd Graders Celebrate National Agriculture Day
Mount Kisco Elementary School
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In celebration of National Agricultural Day, volunteers from the Cornell Cooperative visited with our 2nd grade students, sharing information about crops that are grown in New York State.  The program included the reading of the book, The Grapes Grow Sweet, written by Tessa DeCarlo and illustrated by Lynne Tuft.  The culminating activity was a taste test of purple and white grape ... more info


SAVE THE DATE - 5th Grade Parents
Mount Kisco Elementary School
FOX LANE MIDDLE SCHOOL Save the Dates 2017 Fifth Grade Open House:  Saturday, May 6th  from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon  Fifth grade students and families will meet middle school teachers, guidance counselors, administrators, and members of the parent association.  Fifth Grade Parent Orientation Meeting Wednesday, May 10th  – 7:00 p.m. Middle School... more info
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The MKES Food Drive was a huge success!
Mount Kisco Elementary School
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The MKES Food Drive was a huge success!  Our school community worked together over the past few weeks and collected so many donations to help support the Mount Kisco Food Pantry.  All of these donations will go a long way in helping hundreds of families within our community that are in desperate need of food every week.   We would like to thank our students,... more info


MKES Library Makerspace
Mount Kisco Elementary School
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The MKES library makerspace, is a place where students of varying ages can work together or alone on creative projects. This space gives students access to tools, technology, and social connections that may not be easily accessible otherwise. The goal of our makerspace is to allow students to learn through direct experimentation and from each other. ...more info


We Celebrate Our Student Writers
Mount Kisco Elementary School
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Third grade students celebrate their writing in a unique fashion. Our young writers just finished publishing two pieces. Informational pieces were published in English and Narrative pieces in Spanish. Peers and invited guests were encouraged to read these engaging pieces and offer feedback and comments. Our students were the stars of this celebration and thoroughly enjoyed reading the ... more info


Third Graders On a Mission to Read More!
Mount Kisco Elementary School
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Third grade students share their written persuasive pieces to parents and other MKES guests. Their mission...to supplement their classroom library with high-interest magazines and new children's literature. After participating in their round table presentations, it is highly likely that they will enjoy the fruits of their labor. ...more info


BCSD Advocacy
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The NYS Comptroller's Fiscal Monitoring System has increased BCSD's Fiscal Stress Level to Moderate, placing BCSD third in the State of NY in terms of Fiscal Stress. Due to unfunded mandates and an increasing high need population, costs are rising significantly faster than revenues, despite the fact that programs have been cut, class sizes are increasing, and total employment is down. The BCSD... more info


2017-18 Proposed Superintendent's Budget and Budget Information
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Dear BCSD Families and Community Members:We are proud to present to the Board of Education and Community the Bedford Central School District 2017-18 proposed “Superintendent’s Budget.” This website provides comprehensive information and links regarding the 2017-18 proposed BCSD Superintendent's Budget.In the coming months, the Board of Education will deliberate and hear public input on the... more info


Family Fun Night at MKES
Mount Kisco Elementary School
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Family Fun Night 2017 was a huge success. A big thank you to everyone who helped make the evening so special for students, families and staff. Photography courtesy of John Morgan.     ...more info


Newbery Groups are Making Great Progress!
Mount Kisco Elementary School
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The grade 4 and 5 Newbery groups are ripping through quality children's literature at an impressive pace. Here is the second installment of book titles that our students are enjoying! We would love to know what books you are enjoying right now. Happy reading everyone! ...more info


Kindergarten Gymnastics Night
Mount Kisco Elementary School
On Thursday, January 12th Kindergarten students and their families participated in gymnastics night at MKES!  Our students had an opportunity to show their families all the gymnastics skills that they have been practicing during physical education classes such as vaulting, tumbling, rock wall climbing, balancing, and the cargo net.   The Physical Education staff thanks our ... more info
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The Wild Robot
Mount Kisco Elementary School
The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year. A number of years ago MKES began to replicate the Newbery selection process by having students reading great works of children’s literature and awarding it with our own medal called the “Roary.” Take a sneak peek at one of the books our... more info
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Check out our District's Progress on our BIG TEN Goals
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Administrators, staff, our Advisory Committees, and Board Subcommittees have been working hard to achieve progress on our BIG Ten District Goals. Click here to view progress. Click here to view our Mid-Year Goals Report to the Board of Education, January 25, 2017.  ...more info


7th Annual Elementary BikeRun
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Elementary Bike Run
7th Annual Elementary BikeRun   Save the date:        SUNDAY | May 21, 2017 Fox Lane Campus 8am-noon   Online Registration: • Begins MONDAY, March 13, 2017 • Participation is limited to 400 registrants first come, first served • Limited paper manual registrations in        English and... more info


THE FOX FACTOR
Fox Lane Middle School
The Fox FactorAn ALL STUDENT Talent Show. Your chance to drop the Mic. Which House will have the best act!?!?Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7 pm. Mary Lou Meese Theatre, Fox Lane High School. For more information contact Ms. Gerber or Coach Racanelli


5th Grade Save the Dates
Bedford Village Elementary School
              FOX LANE MIDDLE SCHOOL Save the Dates 2017   Fifth Grade Open House:  Saturday, May 6th  from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon   Fifth grade students and families will meet middle school teachers, guidance counselors, administrators, and... more info


West Patent Elementary School has been recognized
West Patent Elementary School
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Sharing good news is always an easy task, so I relish in relaying to you that West Patent Elementary School has been recognized as the New York State School of Character for 2017!  In the upper right hand corner, please note the seal that denotes our designation.  As such we have been informed that our application has been forwarded to Character.org in Washington, D.C., for ... more info


FLHS Science Research Symposium
Fox Lane High School, Home Page News Only
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Science Research Symposium
The 19th Annual Fox Lane High School Science Research Symposium will be held 6:30pm - 9:00PM on Friday April 21, 2017. The evening will begin in the FLHS Mary Lou Meese Theater at 6:30pm.Highlights include:Guest Scientist Speaker, TBASenior PowerPoint Speaker SessionsPoster Session with light refreshmentsVisit the Science Research website to learn more.RSVP by completing this form.