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Please use the links below to access forms that are necessary to comply with New York State Education Department Home Instruction regulations. In order to access the regulations, please click here.
Watertown City School District strives to communicate to parents and guardians how our students have grown over time. We feel this is important in identifying your child’s strengths and his/her areas in need of growth.
On your child’s K-4 report card, you will see:
Individual Skills - these reflect the most critical skills that students are working on in a given subject area/grade level. Your child is learning so much more than this in the classroom, but these were selected as priority standards about which to share information with you.
Effort - this is separate from how a student performs on the skills in a subject area.
Learner Behaviors - these identify citizenship skills and habits of mind important to success as a member of a learning community.
Reading Levels - these show where your child is currently reading independently. These are intended to help you in selecting books for your child at the library, bookstore, etc. that are appropriate for him/her to read without assistance. Attached is a sheet that explains these further.
Instead of score ranging from 0-100, you will see scales from 1-3 or 1-4 and word descriptors for the effort and learner behaviors. The language for these scales is listed below:
Effort/Learner Behaviors (Grades K-4)
4 = Exceeds current grade-level expectations
O = Outstanding
|3 = Meets current grade-level expectations||
S = Satisfactory
|2 = Approaching current grade-level expectations||
I = Inconsistent
|1 = Well below current grade-level expectations||
N = Needs Improvement
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P-EBT benefits will continue to be issued through the month of November.
Information regarding your household’s P-EBT food benefits will only be made available to the OTDA helpline staff once the
P-EBT food benefits have been issued. Please wait to receive a letter before calling the P-EBT helpline and make sure to have the letter available at the time of your call. Please click here for answers to many commonly asked questions about the P-EBT food benefits for New York State residents.
In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCRP-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider
Jeff joined the school district in the fall of 2020 after previously working at Samaritan Medical Center as their technical services manager. A graduate of South Jefferson, He has worked in the IT field for over 36 years since graduating from JCC in 1984 with a degree in data processing. He is also a graduate of SUNY Empire State and Walden University. Jeff is excited to be joining the WCSD Information Technology team and will be working to help the district achieve their technology goals as well as looking for and implementing new technologies to help our students and staff. His office is at the Watertown Learning Center on Massey Street.
Dave has been with the district for over 15 years and prior to that worked over 22 years for the NY Airbrake in their IT Department. Dave is a graduate of SUNY Canton and SUNY Empire State with a B.S. in Management Information Systems. Dave is a North Country Native coming from Massena NY. Dave oversees the systems and servers that provide the foundation of our Information Services and works closely with the team at MORIC that supports all of our servers, network and critical systems at the District.
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The Information Technology department at WCSD is located at the Watertown Learning Center on Massey Street. We provide support for your desktops, laptops, Chromebooks, printers, and other peripheral devices as well as providing support for desktop applications and other information systems in general. We are here to support the mission of the organization in regards to technology.
Coming soon we will have links to educational resources, help desk resources and how-to's on the various technology deployed within the district.
For general questions or help you can email us at email@example.com.
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Pre-register for the FirstView Parent App! In partnership with First Student, the Watertown City School District is launching FirstView, a bus tracking and parent communications app for your smartphone or desktop. FirstView will allow parents or guardians to live track your student’s bus with predictive stop arrival times and much more.
FirstView Parent App Frequently Asked Questions