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  • Friday, April 19th, Cycle Day 1 - Pep Rally Bell Schedule

    Posted by Jaison Mathew on 4/19/2024

    Important Information.

    • Good morning, Students and Staff: As we celebrate the Month of the Military Child, let’s dive into some fascinating facts about our resilient military-connected children. Despite the challenges, military children are incredibly resilient. They grow up to be strong, adaptable adults who carry the spirit of service with them throughout their lives. Thank you for joining us in celebrating our military children.

    • Just a Reminder: This week is Spirit Week! Today is Brown and Gold day. Show your Viking pride and dress up in school colors or viking merch for the pep rally.

    • Attention BOCES PM Students: There will be an additional bus today at BOCES at 1:00pm for those students that wish to return to South in time to attend the Pep Rally.

    • Attention Juniors and Seniors: Officer Caivano and Officer Rolston will be offering a chance to test out your driving skills on the Driving Simulator over the next two weeks. Please sign up for a designated slot on the website. Students may only sign up for a slot during their Physical Education or lunch period. Sign ups are limited to juniors and seniors with a valid driver’s license or permit only, and will be offered on a first come first served basis.

    • Join the Cultural Club for Cultural Night tonight, at 7:00 pm! If you are interested in performing or volunteering, please fill out the forms online. Tickets will be $5 at the door, cash only. Anyone performing must attend the dress rehearsal on Thursday April 18th, right after school in the auditorium.

    • Attention Seniors: Any senior who wishes to invite a former teacher to graduation must complete the online form by April 26th.

    • Have you ever wanted your favorite book turned into a movie? Now is your chance! Create a movie poster for your favorite book. All posters will be displayed in the library throughout April and May. Please come to the library to pick up the rules and see all of our amazing submissions.

    • The Stars and Stripes Club is excited to announce the "April Blessings" Collection Drive for our local veterans. We're calling on our generous community to donate toiletries, non-perishable food items, and clothes to the Main Office or to Room 302. This is a fantastic opportunity for us to give back to those who have served. The drive will end on April 29th. Let's show our veterans the best of Clarkstown South's community spirit. We count on your support to make this fundraiser a success. Let's look forward to making a significant impact together. Contact Mrs. Ryan, or River Traitz with any questions.

    • Attention All Students and Staff: We have an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact in our community - a local book drive. Here's how you can help: Please consider donating gently used or new children's or young adult books. Drop them off in the library in the designated box during the collection period ending on May 1st.

    Athletic News.

    • There will be a Girls Basketball interest meeting today, at 4pm in the Cafeteria. Anyone interested in playing next season should attend. If you are unable to make the meeting please email Ms. Zekus ( and Coach Mager ( Please join the SportsYou page: UWXP5VNC.

    • The school doctor will be on campus on June 6th, at 3pm for physicals. If you are an athlete and would like to be seen by the school doctor to complete your required yearly physical, please email Ms. Zekus (

    • The Girls Golf Team won their sixth straight match to start the season, beating Pearl River at Blue Hill Country Club. Maura Forde led all scorers with a 43. The team has won nineteen consecutive dual matches over three years.

    Remember to Always Work Hard and Be Kind!

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    Clarkstown Connection - March 2024 Newsletter

    It is hard to believe that we are approaching the final few months of the school year. So much has been learned, explored and achieved, yet there is still more to be done!

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    Clarkstown Connection - February 2024 Newsletter

    Welcome back from break! I hope that you were able to find time to relax and unwind last week. In February, we celebrated Black History Month — an important time to honor the remarkable achievements and contributions of people in our communities and around the world. As a District that is committed to creating a just, fair and empathetic environment for all, students last month learned about notable individuals who helped to push our nation forward and established important legacies.

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    Clarkstown Connection - January 2024 Newsletter

    It's hard to believe that we’re halfway through the 2023-24 academic year. Our classrooms, auditoriums and learning spaces are alive with meaningful lessons, accolades and exciting opportunities for our students.

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    Clarkstown Connection - December 2023 Newsletter

    It is hard to believe that the final week of school in 2023 is over! I could not be more grateful for another year of serving this thriving, vibrant and generous District. These past few months have been filled with exciting lessons and experiences for students as well as philanthropic efforts that continue to benefit our community.

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    Clarkstown Connection - November 2023 Newsletter

    I would like to take this moment to send each of you my warmest wishes for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. As we prepare to celebrate with family and friends, I want to express how grateful I am to be a part of such a special community that goes above and beyond to make our District a success.

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