Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus Information
CoronavirusSCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 15TH AT THE ORDER OF NEW YORK STATE GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO.

COVID-19 Testing Information

There is a testing site for Coronavirus at SUNY Stony Brook University in South P Lot. Only those experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus will be tested. Call 1-888-364-2065 if you feel you have contracted the virus. No doctor's referrals are necessary.

Comsewogue Family Check-In Form

To complete the Comsewogue Family Check-In form, please go to this link.

Response Crisis Center

As we all adapt to this new COVID 19 reality, please know that Response Crisis Center is here to offer emotional support and crisis counseling through our hotline and online services.

There are a number of ways you can connect with a counselor:

  • Our 24/7 local hotline-631-751-7500

  • The 24/7 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline-we are the area provider-1-800-273-TALK

  • Our online chat is available 7 days/week 7pm-3:30AM through the Lifeline Crisis Chat

Smart911

We highly recommend registering your cell phone for Smart911. With Smart911, you can provide 9-1-1 call takers and first responders critical information you want them to know in any kind of emergency. When you dial 9-1-1 from a mobile phone, the 9-1-1 call takers have very little information to help you. Visit the Smart911 website today.

Childcare

SCOPE is offering emergency child care. Please visit this website for more details. Additionally, you may call them at 631-360-0800.

Helpful & Important Links

CDC Coronavirus Official Page

Travel Questions about the Coronavirus

Preventing Coronavirus

What to Know About Coronavirus: A Comic for Kids

5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus

How to Explain Coronavirus COVID-19 to a Child with Anxiety

How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus

Talking to Children About Social Distancing

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

Making the Most of COVID-19 School Closures

What is the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? A Simple Story for Kids

Coronavirus Presentation / Response Plan - March 9, 2020

Phone Calls & Transcripts

To listen to Dr. Quinn's phone calls / updates, please visit this page of our website. You can also read transcripts of the phone calls.

Food & Meals

To view a list of Nationwide Food Delivery Programs, please go to this link.

Mobile Food Outreach Locations

Food

Distance Learning

All elementary school students are currently working on assignments in packets that were sent home. Links to the packets can be found here. Students in grades 6-12 are accessing coursework through Google Classroom. We have also created a Distance Learning Resources page for parents.

If you need to contact your teacher, we have provided a teacher directory on this page.

Special Education Meetings

Annual Reviews, CPSE, CSE and 504 meetings that were scheduled for the next two weeks have been postponed. Some of these sessions are being held via phone conference, as outlined in this letter. If you have questions regarding your Annual Review, please email Rob Pearl, District Administrator for Pupil Personnel Services.

Standardized Tests

As per New York State, the following tests scheduled to be administered in the 2019-2020 school year have been suspended:

  • NYS Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Exam

  • NYS Grades 3-8 Mathematics Exam

  • NYS Grade 4 Elementary Level Science Exam

  • NYS Grade 8 Intermediate Level Science Exam

  • NYS Grades K-12 NYSESLAT (English as a Second Language Achievement) Test

  • NYS Grades 3-12 Alternate Assessment for students with severe cognitive disabilities

We are still awaiting word regarding Regents Exams. As of March 20, 2020, they are still scheduled as normal.

Community Resources

We have created a list of community resources that you may be interested in during this difficult time. You can view the list of resources here.

Athletics

Section XI has cancelled all games, contests and combined practices at the High school level until April 3rd. The start of Middle School Spring Athletics has been delayed due to the closure. 

Postponed Events

Here is a combined list of all events that have been postponed due to the current school closure:

List last updated: March 15, 2020

  • CHS Senior Prom Fashion Show

  • CHS Europe Trip

  • CHS Career Breakfast

  • CHS Spring Concert

  • CHS Mini College Day

  • CHS Meet the Spring Coaches Night

  • Boyle Author Visit

  • Boyle Drama Production

  • Boyle PTA Family Science Night

  • Terryville Art Show

  • Terryville Book Fair

  • Terryville Star Search

  • Clinton RIF

  • JFK PTSA Meeting

  • Norwood Spring Photos

  • Norwood School Store

  • SEPTA Family Fun Night

  • 15-Minute Emergency Evacuation Drill