Please click on this link for a monthly parent newsletter. You will read different ideas and suggestions on how to help your middle school child with organization, friendship challenges and many other issues they can face in middle school.
Building character is an essential part to a child's growth. At Chester Middle School, we spend time in advisory each week discussing character traits and incorporate activities to support these lessons.
Every 7th grade student will complete a career inventory with me. We will discuss interests, strengths, weaknesses and how they relate to various careers. Please expect to see your child's career interest inventory in December.
Every 8th grader will complete a learning styles inventory with me. Finding out your individual learning style can help you to be more successful in all areas of your life. Please expect to see your child's learning style inventory in November.
REGULATIONS REQUIRING POSTING OF THE CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER AND DIRECTIONS TO ACCESSING THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES WEBSITE. School districts and charter schools are now required to post in English and Spanish the toll-free telephone number (1-800-342-3720) operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to receive reports of child abuse or neglect, and directions for accessing the OCFS website http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/. Questions may be directed to the Office of Student Support Services at StudentSupportServices@nysed.gov or by calling (518) 486-6090. Notice: If anyone is unable to access pages or content on a webpage, please email Joanne Valastro (Webmaster) at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call her at 845-469-5052 ext. 3401 for alternative means to access the information the requester seeks.