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DIMENSION Holley Central School District

January 2013

District-wide fundraiser nets $1,300 for Hurricane Sandy relief W

hen Holley parent Darlene Pritchard was waiting for a recent flight, she began talking with another passenger who was on her way to deliver socks to a Third World country that were collected during a community sock drive. That got her thinking about how she could spearhead a fundraiser in Holley that would help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The American Red Cross indicated that money would help the victims the most because there were so many different needs. So Pritchard teamed up with Elementary Teacher Lisa Hendry and the two decided to have a “Dress Up Week” with each student and staff member paying $1 for every day they participated. K-12 students and staff had fun dressing up for Hat Day, Sports Day, Pajama Day, Formal Day, and Crazy Color Day. In all, over $1,300 was raised! “This was an effort by the whole district – students and staff,” said Hendry. “I recruited a group of students to sort and count the money, and the kids really pitched in.”

Volunteers (l-r) Emma Downey, Jazmin Mounts, Tyra Shepherd, Andrew Drechsel, Karl Biedlingmaier, Coleman Garnier, and Casey Onisk with the giant check representing the donation made to the American Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.

In this issue A message from the Superintendent........................................................................ p. 2 PTSA news..................................................................................................................... p. 3 Counseling news.......................................................................................................... p. 4 Teen topics presented by ninth-grade students...................................................... p. 5 Holley announces first quarter honor roll................................................................... p. 6 Elementary students of the month for the month for November........................... p. 7 Capital project update............................................................................................... p. 8


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January 2013

A message from the Superintendent

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appy New Year!  I hope that 2013 brings you and your family a year filled with good fortune and good health. It’s hard to believe that in a short while, half of this school year will be over. The second semester enables us to concentrate on all of the end-of-year assessments while planning for the next school year. With respect to the state assessments, we ask that you join us in emphasizing to your child the importance of performing well. That means getting plenty of rest, eating right, and studying hard. Doing these three things will translate to success on these state assessments. The Capital Project is going very well. It is on time and on budget. All of the site work (outside work) has been completed and now we turn our attention to the last phase of the project: the center portion of the Middle School/High School. At the Elementary School, both gyms have been renovated and they look great. The football/all-weather track stadium has been completed. Once spring arrives, feel free to use and enjoy the

all-weather track.  Our new transportation facility will open in late February/early March. This will be a modern, up-to-date facility that will serve our transportation needs for years to come. The entire project is due to be completed in late summer/early fall of 2013 and upon completion, the district will host a community open house. I hope that you will be able to attend and observe the outstanding facilities that we have created for our students and community. As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of service to you as it is imperative that home and school work together for the benefit of every child. Sincerely,

Robert C. D’Angelo Superintendent of Schools    

Soaring to New Heights The December Soaring to New Heights Awards honored three individuals for their dedication to Holley students. Paula Sanford (left) and Lynn Vendetti were recognized for their work implementing the Girls on the Run program at Holley Elementary. Sanford and Vendetti were the mentors for 15 girls in grades 3-5 who participated in the program, which culminated with a 5K run.

Alex Mounts, an eighth-grade student at the Middle/High School, helps his fellow students stay on task and work diligently to complete their coursework, earing the district-wide accolade. Mounts was nominated by Whitney Davis. Davis said that the student Mounts assists would be lost without his help and that she really appreciates the extra mile that he goes.  

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Postcard Auction

helps families in need

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rt students at the Middle School/ High School recently created small works of art for a good cause. More than 65 students sold 114 postcard size pieces of art in a clothesline silent auction event at the Holiday Concert. Art Teacher Jason Elsner and School Counselor Kristina Mack were brainstorming ideas on how to make the arts more visible in the Holley community before deciding on an art auction. Concert attendees put raffle tickets in bags next to the art they liked and then winning tickets were drawn. In all, the event raised $60 for Food for Families, a district initiative that helps families in need during the school recesses.


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Helper lessons include visit from a veterinarian

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PK students recently celebrated helpers in the community and had special visitors as well. Mrs. Cheryl Kipp’s class was visited by a dental hygienist, pizza maker, martial artist, fireman, dance teacher, police officer and, on Nov. 28, a veterinarian.

isa Wischerath’s Environmental Science class recently visited two classes at the Elementary School to share books and activity books that they created with an environmental science theme.

Carissa Klossner clutches her stuffed turtle as she reviews a radiograph from her veterinarian kit.

Before Dr. Wiley came into the classroom, the students made their own veterinarian kits that included paper thermometers, crepe paper gauze and faux radiographs. Mrs. Kipp also provided each student with a stuffed pet to take home.

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HS science class helps teach younger students about the environment

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Dr. Krista Wiley from Wiley’s Ark interacted with the students and discussed her job as a veterinarian. She also brought Bella, her dog, and many examples of the tools she works with into the classroom. Students were able to see radiographs from different animals and hear about how Dr. Wiley helped them to get better.

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“We wrote children’s books as the first environmental project of the year since children’s books contained some of our first childhood exposures to environmental science themes and issues,” said Wischerath. Before the students wrote their stories, they read and reviewed children’s books to get ideas.

Environmental Science student and junior Kayla Gannon reads the book she wrote about the environment to classes at the Elementary School.

Students in Loretta Giarrizzo’s second grade and Jolynda Sevenski’s third grade classes listened to the stories and then received activity books that they could take home and share with their families.

Thank you to everyone who supported the Secret Santa Shop

The Holley PTSA is participating in a membership competition and still needs your help! The National PTA is sponsoring a contest called “Building Today’s PTA” and the winning school receives a check for $6,000. The PTSA only needs a few more memberships to be in the running to win this prize. The cost of a PTSA membership is just $9. Membership forms can be printed from the school website (holleycsd.org), and are also available in the lobby of the Elementary School and Middle School/High School. Completed forms and checks can be dropped off at school or mailed to: Holley PTSA 3800 N. Main Street Holley, NY 14470

Save the date!

Friday, Jan. 11 6-8 p.m. “Winter Social” for grades 4-6.

Please help us reach our goal and win this prize! Holley Central School District 3


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January 2013

Counseling

by Kristina Mack, School Counselor

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Save the date!

The College Admission Information Night (C.A.I.N.) will be Tuesday, March 5 at 6:45 p.m. at Brockport High School. This event is the perfect opportunity to learn about financial aid opportunities and how to complete the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). Seniors should be in the process of filing for the FAFSA. Please see your counselor if you have questions. The event also discusses college prep and examines what college admission counselors look for in determining acceptance to their colleges. Area representatives from various colleges will be available, including Genesee Community College, St. John Fisher College, SUNY Fredonia, The College at Brockport, Rochester Institute of Technology and University at Buffalo. After the presentation, college representatives and school counselors will be available to answer any questions that you have.

Scholarships

Scholarships are posted on our website on a rolling basis at www.holleycsd.org/scholarships. PLEASE continue to check the website (counseling, scholarships) and to see me to obtain applications. Pay particular attention to the deadlines! The scholarships are also posted in the Counseling Office and copies have been provided by the attendance desk.

Attention, Seniors!

Senior students should be applying to colleges by now. They also should be taking the SAT and/or ACT again, if they haven’t already. Watch for college application and scholarship deadlines. Make sure application information is sent on time. In addition, seniors should provide their counselors with a list of colleges to which they have applied and been accepted.

Congratulations, seniors! Congratulations to the following seniors on receiving college acceptance letters. Seniors are encouraged to provide copies of their letters to their school counselor and their names will be published in Dimension. William Barniak Monroe Community College and Rochester Institute of Technology 2+2 Program Antonio Escobar Monroe Community College Shannon Kelly Cazenovia College with a Trustees Scholarship for $25,500 per year Kristina Kuellertz Monroe Community College

Jessica Nenni Genesee Community College Brandi Rusin Monroe Community College Allyson Shoap Genesee Community College Hannah Sulkowski Monroe Community College

Michael Silvis received the Pat Tillman Warrior Award for this year’s football season. Pat Tillman was a football player who left his professional career and enlisted in the United States Army in June 2002 in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. He joined the Army Rangers and served several tours in combat before he died in the mountains of Afghanistan. He was awarded the Silver Star, Purple Heart, and a posthumous promotion to the rank of Specialist. Silvis was honored with this award and plaque on Nov. 15.

Get ready, Juniors!

Now is the time that juniors should start thinking about plans after graduation. Before the holiday break, counselors met with juniors to discuss their PSAT results, and created accounts on collegeboard.com and actstudent.org for SAT and ACT registrations. In addition, career exploration and completing of college applications is ongoing. The FAFSA is now available at: www.fafsa.ed.gov! The FAFSA is the source of all federal and state aid, loans and work study programs. This form must be filled out online and submitted to the colleges by, or preferably, before their due dates in order to be eligible for these programs.

Scheduling is upon us

Counselors will begin to meet with students very soon to discuss and select courses for next year. Parents, keep your eyes open for your invitation to attend your child’s scheduling meeting. You are encouraged to attend these pre-scheduled meetings and be actively involved in the selection process.

Final tip:

Students planning to apply to four-year colleges will need to complete their applications ASAP. Those students planning to attend two-year colleges should be making appointments to take placement tests and meet with advisors if they have already applied and been accepted. 4

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Paralympics videos provide lessons to PE classes

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tudents in Jill Mann’s physical education class recently viewed a video of a sitting volleyball match from the 2012 Paralympics. After watching the video, the students tried the sport themselves. The middle school girls’ classes were asked to take the lesson beyond the classroom, watching and reflecting on a couple videos from the Paralympics. Seventh grader Angela Weaver wrote, “After watching the video of a sitting volleyball match, I feel comforted. I feel comforted because the players that were disabled are equalized by everyone sitting. I also feel happy because I know that if I were ever paralyzed or handicapped in some way I can still play sports. Sports are important to me.”


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Teen topics presented by ninth-grade students

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s part of a class project, the students in Mrs. Suzanne Lepkowski’s ninth-grade English class presented to fifth- and sixthgrade students on teen topics.

January 2013

Holiday Days of Shopping a success!

“Previously, we have done an ad campaign to try and help relay the messages to the younger students,” said Lepkowski. “This year, we wanted to take it a step further.” “These messages are very important and the message comes across even stronger when the younger students hear directly from the older students,” added Lepkowski.

PJ Duffy presents to the fifth-graders of Brenda Schurr’s class about bullying and body image.

The ninth-grade students read books related to their topics and then researched the topics and created a PowerPoint presentation. Lepkowski’s students also created skits based on scenes in the books they read. As a culmination to all of their hard work, the students traveled over to the elementary school, performed their skits and presented to the younger students. Lepkowski asked each presenter to share something they learned with the younger students. “Don’t change yourself. People will love you the way you are if they’re your friends,” said PJ Duffy, a student who read “Maximum Ride” by James Patterson.

The annual Holley Holiday Days of Shopping was on Nov. 29 and 30 for parents of HCSD students. New and gently used toys and gifts were available to the parents, free of charge. Students are seen here categorizing and setting up the gifts in the Middle/High School auditorium.

Thank you to those who donated gifts at the schools and throughout the village.

Elementary Students of the Month for

October

The October Students of the Month were recognized for demonstrating the character traits of respect, responsibility and safety: (first row, l-r) Mason Merriam, Hayli Kuellertz, Ryleigh Weader, Adrian Gamble, Allison Merle, Vincent Golisano, Alleenea Blosenhauer, Jesse Patterson, and Christopher Lyndaker; (second row) Jordan Mekus, Kristina Bevins, Jocelyn Cervone, and Abigail Williams; (third row) Marina Woodward, Harleigh Andrews, Kaylie Towne, Britney Donovan, Kamryn Berner, Morgan Cary, Haleigh Falls, Allyson Skehan, and Kasey DeFrank. Not shown: Colin Liese, Zachary Sonera, Emmanuel Floyd, Joshua Calus, and Devon Malone.

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January 2013

Holley announces first quarter honor roll

he Middle School/High School has announced the honor roll and high honor roll for the first marking period. High honors are for all students who maintain a grade average of 89.5 percent or higher. Honors are for students who maintain a grade average of 84.5 to 89.4 percent. The following students received these honors:

HIGH HONOR ROLL Seventh Grade: Liam Anderson, Ryan Andrews, Emma Appleton, Hannah Bailey, Jesse Beach, Patrick Bower, Crystall Cabic, Douglas Carroll, Briana Colucci, Matthew DeSimone, Nina DiLella, Brandon Dillenbeck, Jacob Downey, Luca Fahmer, Alexis Fulmer, Alexis Gamble, Alassia Giancursio, Allison Howard, Kelsie Johnstone, Emma Kennedy, Ava Kohut, Sonya Kordovich, Sierra Kuhn, Samuel Lammes, Alexander Lane, Dalton Major, Hunter McMillion, Alexis Milazzo, Andrew Moseman, Trisha Nenni, Madison Papaj, Michael Passarell, Andrea Payne, Alexis Penna, Kamryn Penna, Melody Purtell, Kendra Quill, Jessica Sedore, Noah Shipe, Ashley Symons, Dakota Thompson, Dalton Thurley, Nathan Towne, Hanna Waterman, Angela Weaver, and Alexis Younes.

Eighth Grade: Lisa Alemu, Christopher Balys, Bryce Baxter, Hannah Biedlingmaier, Anna Brasted, Andie Carpenter, Andrew Cary, Claudia Drechsel, Hannah Ellsmore, Makenzie Ferranti, Megan Fribance, William Harrington, Megan Hatfield, Emily Herzog, Derrick Hildreth II, Dylan Hillabush, Ashlyn Hotchkiss, Corinne Johnson, Vadim Kagel, Taylor Kimmerly, Rebecca Kinsey, Jessica Mandigo, Alice McAllister, Derek McArthur, Dylan McKay, Veronica Mendoza, Katie Morgan, Collin Papaj, Gaje Papponetti, Madeline Rowley, Bailey Schubmehl, Tyler Singer, James Skehan, Melea Towsley, Spencer Tupis, Jeffrey VanOrden II, and Diana Yaroshchuk. Ninth Grade: Helen Alemu, Xander Apicella, Joshua Baker, Brianna Barber, Amber Becker, Cameron Bennage, Danielle Bevins, Meghan Clark, Flint DiLella, Trevor Farrow, Micalina Farruggia, Zachary Farruggia, Dana Frisbee, Gillian Gallets, Rebecca Gay, Randi Gergely, Mikayla Hargreaves, John Heinlein, Anne Jewell, Lillian Klafehn, Melanie Klossner, Brittany Kunker, Colton Major, Cassandra Mohney, Kristen Nenni, Inna Odeychuk, Riley Sanger, jared Scherer, Brittney Shattuck, Ricci Shenck, Nikki Siplo, Brady Smith, 6

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Mikala Smith, Sienna Steier, Shayna Swisher, Zachary Trask, Austen Vroman, Kailey Waterman, Courtney Winkley, Heather Winkley, Melanie Wolf, and Anna Yaroshchuk.

HONOR ROLL

Seventh Grade: Lindsey Allen, Aaron Brown, Delilah Grathouse, Khiva Huxhold, Kennedy Jones, Nicholas Kuhls, Arlenis Lopez-Cuza, Jacob Lutz, Kassandra 10th Grade: Leah Baker, Lorene Norman, Melanie Norman, Hope Perry, Biedlingmaier, Jonathan Bower, Nicole Jamie Scheiber, Corrine Spychalski, Glenn Boyle, Joseph DeFelice, Taylor DeSimone, Thrower, Jacob Vania, Sierra Verhagen, Hayley Diep, Naomi Garnham, Kayla Guck, Riley White, Elinor Williams, Mary Matthew Harder, Gunter Hotchkiss, Tessa Williams, and Kayla Wilson. McArthur, Bailey Papaj, Zachary Peashey, Eighth Grade: Colin Bissanti, Jaiya Ian Penders, Cole Quiter, Emily Radford, Blackwell, Jayla Blackwell, Sean Callahan, Cassandra Rivera, Andrew Rowley, Kelly Coopenberg, McKenzie Hendrickson, Jonathan Rusin, Tara Ryan, Lucas Silvis, Tyler Hill, Lukas Hogle, Jason Kimmel, Jessica Skehan, Andrew Spychalski, Dallas Dillon Kuyal, Helana McLean, Alexander Starkweather, Jade Underwood, Brianna Mounts, Garrett Moy, Ryley O’Mara, VanAmeron, and Thad Whittier. Antonio Puente, Heather Ramsey, Hayley 11th Grade: Nicole Blackburn, Mikeylah Rowley, and Maya Thorne. Burgos, Daniel Flanagan, Bailey Flint, Justin Ninth Grade: Christopher Barrett, Gaines, Taylor Greean, Macy Gurzynski, Cassandra Bazan, Eva Beadle, Jake Jennifer Hendel, Dustin Hendrickson, DeSimone, Brandon Donovan, Levi Fahmer, Heather Jones, Zachary Kimmel, Emily Melissa Gates, Emma Grathouse, Skyler Kordovich, Shelby Kunker, Sarah Lusk, Keiffer, Thomas Kelly, Tiffany McMillion, Nicole Mauro, Monica Merlau, Savanna Salina Merriam, Ryan Moseman, Natalie Merriam, Kayla Michael-Lane, Isaac Miller, Mrzywka, Ashley Nenni, Chelsea Norman, James Nati, Teresa Nicoletti, Claudia Angela Pinson, Patrick Purtell, Sabrina Passarell, Emily Pearson, Lexi Reyngoudt, Shea, Nicholas Shenck, Richard Tamblin, Emily Skehan, Darlene Sommerfeldt, and Camron Thorn. John Tanis IV, Damien VanDerVen, David 10th Grade: Samantha Barniak, Kayla Weaver, Paige Whittier, Alyssa Young, and Brooks, Justin Dake, Ariel Frazer, Jeffery Morgan Zona. Hale, Ethan Jutrowski, Brandon Kamm, 12th Grade: David Alemu, William Barniak, Emily Klimack, Alicia Lutes, Anna Allister Bartlett, Tyler Battaglia, Kyle Odeychuk, Joshua Porter, Glenn Robb, Bell, Jacob Bower, Ashley Bradoc, Grace Benjamin Ross, Adrianna Shepherd, Callaghan, Marissa Callahan, Zachary Rachael Spamer, Tabitha Swift, Brian Wass, Clark, Nicolas Conklin, Brenna DeFelice, and Eladio Wattles. Samuel DeFilipps, Seth DeLuca, Steven 11th Grade: Johnathen Affronti, Kayla Dill, Jade Fayko, Andrew Flanagan, Gregory Foster II, Michael Frisbee, Heather Gannon, Katrina Grathouse, Lauren Hennekey, Lauren Jewell, Justin Jones, Fumia, Megan Gentile, Joshua Hatfield, Jacob Kurzawski, Melissa Larnder, Jacob Kevin Hishman, Tyler Hoag, Zachary McAllister, Toni Meyers, Felycia Myers, Hogle, Alaura Jacobs, Steven Johnson Jr., Shannon Kelly, Hunter Keys, Starlyt Knight, Brianna Price, Benjamin Rowley, David Sutton, Joshua Welch, Sarah Wharram, and Samantha Korber, Kristina Kuellertz, MeiCorey Winter. Chi Liu, Dylan Lotzow, Zachery Lysyczyn, Justin McMillion, Dominique Mendes, 12th Grade: Steven Barney, Samuel Beadle, Sonia Mendoza, John Morrill, Cassandra Varit Bho-Ob, Dustin Buzard, Dakota Napoleon, Jessica Nenni, Cadizsh Norford, Chilson, Caleb Diep, Joshua Drewry, Robert Rachel Oliver, Emily Owens, Nathan Payne, Dunn III, Antonio Escobar, Justin Fribance, Logan Peashey, Rachel Penders, Jacob Karlissa Harper, Mason Maloney, Brenna Pickard, Melissa Qualey, David Rigerman, Manard, Jeremy Penna, Brionnah Raglan, Danielle Russ, Alyssa Scherer, Jadyn Morgan Smith, Deanna Sommerfeldt, Seewagen, Allyson Shoap, Michael Silvis, Justin Webster, Haley Wheeler, and Tiffany Tiffany Singer, Alicia Smith, David Smith, Winkelman. Rachael Spychalski, Courtney Strickland, Hannah Sulkowski, Kassandra Sutton, Jacob Thurley, Jennifer Weber, Chelsea White, Brianna Williams, Nicholas Winkley, Kaitlyn Wolfe, and Jamie Zunft.


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Sixth grade High Honor Roll announced The following students have been named to the sixth grade High Honor Roll for the first quarter: (front, l-r) Garrett Farrow, Shawna Lusk, Jordan Mekus, and Adrianna Kruger; (middle) Matthew Skehan, Lexianne Seewagen, Abigail Williams, Kristina Bevins, and Jocelyn Cervone; (back) Gregory Morrill, Megan Donohue, Ericka Mendoza, Emily Bibby, Ethan Bibby, Timothy Frisbee, William Lavender, Jeremy Crandall, Riesen Kimmerly, Anastasiya Yaroshchuk, Madison Marsh, and Grace Carey.

Sixth grade Honor Roll announced The following students have been named to the sixth grade Honor Roll for the first quarter: (front, l-r) Hannah Fichter, Braden Ferranti, David Wilson, Bradley Reome, Peyton Sargent, and Emily Legan; (middle) Deziree Teerlinck, Alicia Osborne, Noah Kowalski, Zachery Vanameron, Kory Puente, and Brett Baxter; (back) Cheyan Palmer, Olivia Schultz, Nicole Mrzywka, Hunter McLean, Erik Balys, Sarah Klatt, Michaela Williams, Nicole Ramsey, Joel Moore, and Hunter Cleveland. Not shown: Elijah Bibby.

Elementary Students of the Month for

November

The November Students of the Month were recognized for demonstrating the character traits of respect, responsibility and safety: (front, l-r) Caitlin Dobri, Destiny Blosenhauer, Zachary Mrzywka, McKayla Malone, Isabella Emery, Christopher Mosier, Ernest LaPlante, Emma Brady, and Leigha Walker; (middle) Dillon Penders, Rachel Kinsey, Jordan Gates, Ella Mohney, Megan Harrington, Autumn Bieber, Nicolas Wright, Sara Kingdollar, and Ava Hayes; (back) Cora Bennage, David Wilson, Jeremy Crandall, Riesen Kimmerly, Anastasiya Yaroshchuk, and David Farruggia. Not shown: Alizae Malone, Riley Weaver, Tyra Shepherd, and Halle Shepherd.

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January 2013

Superintendent of Schools Robert C. D'Angelo Board of Education John Heise, President Brenda Swanger, Vice President Salvatore De Luca, Jr. Norman Knight Dorothy Morgan Robin Silvis Kellie Spychalski John C. Welch, Jr. Anne Winkley Holley Dimension is produced with the assistance of the Communication and Technology Services (CaTS) Department at Monroe 2–Orleans BOCES. Editor: Grace Griffee, 585-349-9072 ggriffee@monroe2boces.org

Jen Gillan, 585-349-9071 jgillan@monroe2boces.org

Photography: Grace Griffee, Jen Gillan Layout & Design: Lisa Mott

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NO SCHOOL – Holiday Recess

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School Reopens Story Hour, “Snow” – Community Free Library, 10:30 a.m.

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Story Hour, “Polar Bears” – Community Free Library, 10:30 a.m. PTSA Meeting, ES Room 49, 4:30 p.m.

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HALF DAY FOR STUDENTS – Staff Development Registration Deadline for Feb. 9 ACT PTSA Winter Social for Grades 4-6, ES Cafeteria, 6 - 8 p.m.

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Board of Education Meeting, Board Room, 6 p.m.

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Story Hour, “Sledding” – Community Free Library, 10:30 a.m.

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NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed

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Computer Class, Learn How to Use Your Kindle, Nook or iPad – Community Free Library, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Registration Required

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Story Hour, “Mercer Mayer” – Community Free Library, 10:30 a.m.

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Second Marking Period Ends

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SAT College Entrance Exam

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Story Hour, “Ground Hog Day” – Community Free Library, 10:30 a.m.

Our Dis trict’s M ission

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e, the st udents, parents, staff, an d comm the Holle unity of y Centra l Sc trict, will hool Diswork tog e th vide the er to pro opportu nity and for all stu means dents to a cquire th skills, kno e wledge , and att to beco itudes me resp onsible a productiv n d e citizen s in a div and cha erse nging so ciety. Th is to instill e ideal a passio n for life learning long .

Capital Project update Students prepare Food are a few updates on the Capital Project. Thanks for Families bags Below to the hard work and diligence of those involved, the project is on time and on budget with completion coming in late summer/early fall of 2013. • Renovations have been completed at both gyms at the Elementary School.

• During the week of Dec. 17, the Middle/High School library started to be moved to accommodate pending work. The library will temporarily be housed in the sky-lit courtyard, which was recently completed. Three new classrooms adjacent to the courtyard will also be available to the Middle/High School when classes resume after holiday recess.

• The bus maintenance facility continues to take shape and will open in late February/early March. Radiant heat flooring and lighting were recently installed in the work and lift bays, along with continued work in other areas of the facility. A perk of the new facility is its location separate from the traffic of students and visitors. However, individuals have been disregarding the speed limit of the road connecting the bus garage to the two buildings. Please be mindful of the speed limits posted. 8

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Emily Radford, Melissa Qualey, Teresa Nicoletti, Hayley Diep and Heather Winkley helped prepare bags of non-perishable items for Holley families in need of a little extra help over the holiday break. These bags are the beginning of HCSD’s Food for Families program, which looks to provide students with non-perishable items over school breaks. Items will also be available for the recesses in February and April. If you are interested in participating in the program or have any questions, please contact Ms. Lauer at 585-638-6318 ext. 2558.


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