News & Announcements

May Board Meeting: Important Update

To continue with social distancing compiance, we are moving our May 21st Board Meeting to be online at 5:15pm. If you would like to attend, please email W_Vasquez@wnymcs.com and you will be sent an email with a secure invitation to the meeting. You will need to install Zoom on your phone if you are not using a laptop. We are setting all of our meetings on Zoom to use all the security features to prevent unauthorized entrance.
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Coronavirus update 5/1/2020

Hello Maritime Families,
With the Governor's latest update closing New York schools for the rest of the year we want to let you know that we are working hard to develop plans on finishing up the school year and will release details early next week.

While this year ended in a way none of us could have ever imagined, now is the time to take full advantage of the opportunity to finish and graduate or move up to the next grade. Our teachers are working diligently to ensure all students can complete the assignments given the current situations and are being very generous in their grading. If students are not passing their online assignments, there is a chance they will not move on to the next grade or graduate. Students are fully expected to continue their online classwork and participate, log in to Google Classroom or Schoology on a daily basis, stay in touch with their teachers, and reach out for help as soon as they need it.

Thank you, stay home, stay safe, and stay healthy.
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Coronavirus update 4-27-2020

Hello Maritime Families,
This is a reminder that while Regents exams are no longer required, candidates and cadets are required to complete all assignments during this time in order to pass their classes. Your child should be logging in daily, maintaining teacher contact, and submitting their assignments as directed. If a student is receiving packets, they need to submit pictures to their teachers.
Parents, please continue logging in to Parent Portal to monitor your child's grades and help them stay up to date and connected. If you have any issues, please contact the school immediately.
Thank you, stay safe and healthy, and we hope we can see you soon.
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We miss you Cadets!

Our teachers and administrators did department Zoom meetings to send messages to our kids. That video is being edited so a quick “We miss you!” video. We hope to see you again very soon but for now, keep working hard and staying safe and healthy.
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Corona Virus Update 4/16/2020

Hello Maritime families,
We hope you are all doing well, staying home, and staying healthy. We all miss our Candidates and Cadets very much and cannot wait to see them.  However, with the Governors extention today of the New York Pause, we are now required to stay closed until May 15th.  With this change, students should plan on coming back to the school building on Monday May 18th, 2020.  Until then, please be sure you are checking in with all of your teachers and getting your assignments done every day so you can still graduate or move to the next grade. We know this uncertainty is hard to deal with, we feel it too, but keep going forward with your studies so you are ready to come back just as soon as we can.
Thank you and stay safe and healthy.
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4th Marking Period Expectations and Guidelines 2020

* Report Cards for the 3rd Marking Period have been issued and can be reviewed on Parent Portal at this time. Please contact Ms. Fleming at h_fleming@wnymcs.com if you are having Student or Parent Portal issues.
* Our remote learning plans will continue for all students starting Monday, April 20th.
* All students are urged to complete their daily assignments as the 4th Marking Period will count towards the final passing or failing of a course.
* Regents classes will be without a Regents Exam and will strictly now depend on a student’s successful completion of the course to earn course credit.  Failure to pass any course will result in having to retake the course in the 2020-2021 school year.
(Click on the headline to read the full list of expectations.)
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Corona Virus Update 4/8/2020

Good Evening Maritime families,
As of today, April 8th, 2020, and in compliance with the current State Education directive to keep schools closed until April 29, teachers will be returning to school after April 29th and students will return May 4th. The cancellation of Regents exams does not mean school is cancelled for the year. The guidelines for obtaining a Regents diploma require a student to be enrolled in the Regents course and needs to be passing the course at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Cadets, it is imperative that you maintain constant contact with your teachers to complete all assignments and continue to keep your grades high. We are not conducting new material for the week of what would have been our Spring Break but students are expected to check email and student portal to ensure all their assignments are complete. Teachers will be available from 9am to 2pm as they have been with the exception of Good Friday and Easter Monday. For more detailed information and a link to the New York State Education website, please visit our school website.
Thank you and stay safe and healthy.

http://www.nysed.gov/news/2020/state-education-department-issues-guidance-graduation-and-course-requirement-changes-due
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