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  •  The collaborative mural K-5 students at South Davis put together.

    South Davis Students Create A Collaborative Mural

    South Davis Elementary Art teacher, Miss Bleem helped South Davis students visually represent how they will make their mark on South Davis Elementary and their community. In Art class students learned about collaborative art and what it means to work together and to plan and design their artwork to be part of a larger piece. They discussed organic lines and patterns and used the philosophy of the book The Dot with the idea “just to make a mark and see where it takes you”. Students followed a bingo chip around their paper with a marker to create unpredictable organic lines. The students filled in all the sections that they created with different colors and patterns using 4 different art supplies: colored pencils, markers, oil pastel, and watercolor paint. Fifth-grade students then worked together to arrange all of the individual dots, made by each K-5 student at South Davis, into a large collaborative mural in a rainbow design.

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    Family Solutions Center

    The Orchard Park Central School District and the Town of Orchard Park have come together to assist the families of the community by opening the Orchard Park Central School District Family Solutions Center, located within the Orchard Park Community Center at 4520 California Road. The Family Solutions Center will support district and community families with school-age children by providing direct counseling services to families, hosting parenting classes, and providing resources. The mental health professionals at the Family Solution Center will work with families to promote problem-solving strategies to develop healthy relationships using solution-focused communication. By recognizing the family as the most significant influence in the development of a child, mental health professionals will optimize student success by empowering families. The Family Solutions Center is not a mental health clinic but provides counseling to families to address parenting, school, social/emotional and behavioral issues that interfere with a family's well-being. The Family Solutions Center will support district and community families with school-age children by providing direct counseling services to families, hosting parenting classes, and providing resources. The mental health professionals at the Family Solution Center will work with families to promote problem-solving strategies to develop healthy relationships using solution-focused communication. By recognizing the family as the most significant influence in the development of a child, mental health professionals will optimize student success by empowering families. The Family Solutions Center is not a mental health clinic but provides counseling to families to address parenting, school, social/emotional and behavioral issues that interfere with a family's well-being.

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    Come Drive For Us

    The Orchard Park Central School District is hiring bus drivers.  There are great benefits including: competitive pay, annual wage increase, health insurance coverage, paid training, flexible schedule and NYS retirement.  If you are interested, please contact the Orchard Park Central School District Transportation Department at 716-209-6237.

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  •  Young girl using a screw driver to assemble a STEM project.

    K-5 STEM Program To Launch This Fall

    This fall the district will launch its K-5 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program at all four district elementary schools. Over the course of the summer, the spaces that once housed the elementary computer labs have been renovated to create elementary STEM classrooms. The renovation includes flexible and collaborative seating options, open floor space for robotics lessons, Lego walls and dry erase surfaces and upgraded classroom technology. Students in grades K-5 will have STEM once every 6 days which is approximately thirty STEM classes per school year. Click here to learn more about the K-5 STEM program.

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    OPCSD Receives School Safety Funding

    On August 9th, Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblyman Patrick Burke announced $1 million in school safety funding for Orchard Park and West Seneca schools at a press conference held at West Seneca West High School. Orchard Park will receive $500k from the NYS Assembly and these funds will be used to enhance the safety and security of our school buildings. This generous funding will help Orchard Park continue to build upon our strong foundation of safety measures that are currently in place.

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    Download the OP Schools App Today!

    Stay connected on your mobile device. Download the FREE district mobile app today! Get the latest district and school news. Click to learn more!

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    Kindergarten Registration

    Please click here to learn more about registering your student for kindergarten for the 22-23 school year.

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    Sync Your Mobile Device to OPCSD Calendars

    Stay informed on the latest calendar updates by syncing your mobile device to Orchard Park Central School District's iCal calendar. You have the option of subscribing to just one or any number of school calendars within the district. Click for detailed instructions for both iOS and Android devices.

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