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End of year schedule update
The last day of school for Susquehanna Valley students in UPK through Grade 8 will be Wednesday, June 22.  This will be an 11:00am dismissal for students in grades 6-8 and a 12:00pm dismissal for students in UPK through grade 5.  Additionally, Brookside Elementary students and staff will not need to attend on Friday, May 27 as previously communicated.  A provision of Education Law does not require that day to be made up after being canceled due to April's snow storm and subsequent power outages.  
Students present to class RTS Tech students study simple machines
In Mr. Rezucha's 7th grade Technology class, students got to be the teacher, gathering knowledge on simple machines and sharing it with their classmates. 
app challenge team RTS Students take the App Challenge
Two teams from Richard T. Stank Middle School were very "appy" to compete in the recent Broome-Tioga BOCES App Challenge, APPlying creativity and teamwork, APPropriately, to come up with solutions APP't to make school life just a bit easier.  
RTS students are published poets
Students from Richard T. Stank Middle School are among the select few students from all over America to have their poems published by Young Americans! Each year, Young Americans puts the call out for students to submit entries for the annual edition of Anthology of Poetry. And submit they did! Teachers Brittany Bush and Mackenzie Barker recently had the pleasure of notifying these 7th and 8th grade students that their submissions will be published: Christine Barnett, Tyler Blain, Marshall Clement, Gavin Connors, Madeline Miller, Bryce Singer, Ryleigh Stewart, Thomas Stocks, Zoey Williams, Derek Winseman, and Jack Desimone. GO HERE to learn more about the contest and publication. 
 
graphic of swimmer Learn to Swim AND Open Swimming Returns!
We will again be offering our Learn to Swim program in the Susquehanna Valley High School pool beginning in January. THIS FLYER has all the details on dates and times, and a sign up sheet!
 
AND, Open Swim returns to the SV Pool! The SV High School pool is available for open swimming Mondays, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Please note: when schools are closed for holidays and weather emergencies, there will be no open swim.
 
four students at engineering day SV well-represented at BOCES Engineering Day
When Broome-Tioga BOCES hosted its annual Engineering Day November 10, Susquehanna Valley was well-represented, sending teams from Brookside and Francis P. Donnelly Elementary School and from Richard T. Stank Middle School.
 
Afua Baidoo-Davis Visitor brings taste of Ghana to Miss Gresko's classroom
Since it's 5,000 miles from Conklin to Ghana, making a field trip impractical, RTS Middle School teacher Andrea Gresko did the next best thing: she invited Ghanian native Afua Baidoo-Davis to her classroom to share some of her native country's culture, art, music and food!  
ROCK ON CAFE LOGO Parents encouraged to fill out free/reduced meals application
The folks at Rock on Café have been fielding a lot of questions along the lines of: "If school meals are all free this year, why do I still need to fill out the free/reduced meals application?" Julie Raway from the Rock on Café has THREE GOOD REASONS!
 
clock graphic School Day hours for 2021-22
For the 2021-2022 school year, here are the starting/ending times for the school day:
The school day at Richard T. Stank Middle School and Susquehanna Valley High School: 7:40 a.m. - 2:22 p.m.
The school day at Brookside Elementary School and Francis P. Donnelly Elementary School: 9:05 a.m. - 3:20 p.m. 
 

Summer Reading Program
Susquehanna Valley CSD Librarians and Clerks invite all Richard T. Stank Middle School students to participate in our summer reading program. Join us to read great books and earn prizes. Entry information can be found HERE. 
 
RTS Stands Up to Bullying!
We want our schools to be free of bullying and harassment - a place where students, staff and visitors feel safe and respected - a place for learning and having fun. Let's all do our part!  To report bullying or harassment, use this INCIDENT REPORT FORM. 
We're Going Green! image We're Going Green!
At Richard T. Stank Middle School, we are going GREEN! We are once again collecting and redeeming ink cartridges, cell phones, iPods, video games and consoles, scientific and graphing calculators, DVDs and GPS devices, digital cameras and laptops. Money from our Go Green campaign is used to help our P.T.O. offset the cost of some of the programs they provide to our students.

Go Green runs all through the school year, so if you've got any of these items laying around, you can drop them off at the RTS Middle School Main Office (or send them in with your child) and help keep our planet clean and green and raise money for our student programs!

 
Susquehanna Valley Central School District - 1040 Conklin Rd. Conklin, New York 13748 - (607) 775-0170

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