Announcements

  • Zone Change Requests for 2022-23

    If your child is zoned to one of our elementary schools and you would like them to be considered for a rezone to another elementary school in our district for the 2022-23 school year, you may submit a Zone Request Form. Zone changes are primarily considered for childcare arrangements and only requests submitted through the Zone Change Request Form will be considered.

    Please submit your request for the 2022-2023 school year using our Zone Change Request Form. Requests will be accepted until June 1, 2022. 

    For any questions regarding zone change requests, contact Ines Petterson at ipetters@carmelschools.org or (845) 878-2094 x215.

    Carmel Central School District
  • Board of Education Candidate Nominations

    This year, three Board of Education seats will be up for election. Those seats are currently held by Eric Mittelstadt, Matt Vanacoro and Jason Paraskeva. Nominating petitions for prospective Board of Education candidates are currently available.

    Board of Education term of office is three years, from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2025. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age, and have been a resident of the Carmel Central School District for at least one year prior to the election.

    Due to the withdrawal of Robert Palazzo, one of the candidates for member of the Board of Education of the Carmel Central School District on the ballot at this year’s Annual Meeting and Election to be held on May 17, 2022, the deadline for filing nominating petitions is being re-opened immediately in accordance with the New York Education Law.

    Any qualified voter who wishes to submit a nominating petition must do so by filing the petition with the District Clerk at the District’s Administrative Offices located at 81 South Street, Patterson, New York 12563, on or before May 10, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.  A nominating petition must contain at least fifty (50) signatures of qualified voters residing in the District, stating their name and residence.

    Copies of petition forms are available at District’s Administrative Offices located at 81 South Street, Patterson, New York 12563.

    Carmel Central School District
  • Annual Budget Vote & Board Elections: May 17

    The Annual Budget Vote and Board Elections will take place on May 17.

    Presentations regarding different areas of the budget have been presented at Board of Education meetings during the last several month. See video recordings of budget presentations at meetings.

    Detailed information regarding the budget development process and presentation documents are available in our Budgets & Audits web section and will continue to be updated over the coming weeks.

    Information on voter registration, absentee ballots and polling locations is also available in our Budgets & Audits web section.

    Carmel Central School District
  • Public Budget Hearing and Board of Education Meeting: May 3

    There will be a public hearing of the proposed 2022-23 budget on May 3, at 6:30 p.m., in the George Fischer Middle School Auditorium. The hearing will provide the community with the information regarding the proposed 2022-23 budget that will be up for vote on May 17. The public budget hearing will be live-streamed on the District website for those unable to attend in-person. Detailed information regarding the budget development process and presentation documents are available in our Budgets & Audits web section.

    The Board of Education will meet immediately following the public budget hearing in the George Fischer Middle School Auditorium. Prior to the public budget hearing and BOE meeting, the Curriculum, Instruction & Technology Committee will meet from 4:30 - 5:20 p.m., and the Governance Committee will meet from 5:30 - 6:20 p.m. in the George Fischer Middle School Library.

    The in-person Board of Education meeting is open to the public and will also be live-streamed on the District website for those unable to attend in person.
     
    Community members who wish to speak during the public comment portion of a Board of Education meeting are asked to sign-up in advance using our Public Comment Sign-up Form or by contacting the District Clerk four (4) hours prior to the meeting at jstevens@carmelschools.org. The sign-up form will also be available at the meeting for anyone who wishes to speak and did not sign up in advance.
    Carmel Central School District
  • 2022-23 Calendar at a Glance

    At the March 22 Board of Education meeting, the Board adopted the 2022-23 school calendar. See the Board-approved calendar at a glance for the upcoming 2022-23 school year.
    Carmel Central School District
  • Kindergarten Registration 2022-2023

    We are pleased to offer online registration for students entering kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year. Online registration is now open for incoming kindergarten students. 

    Please visit our New Student Registration page for additional information and the 2022-23 New Kindergarten Student Registration Form.  

     

    Carmel Central School District
  • Revised 2021-2022 School Calendar

    At the Board of Education meeting on January 18, 2022, a revised 2021-2022 school calendar was adopted. The changes to the calendar include:

    - Added half days for Grades K-4: June 21, 22, 23 & 24

    - Added half days for Grades 5-8: June 24

    See an updated calendar at a glance for the 2021-22 school year.

    Carmel Central School District
  • Free & Reduced Price Meals Application

    Although all student’s school meals are provided at no charge at this time, it is still important to send in a free or reduced application if you qualify.

    Applications for free and reduced priced school meals for the 2021-2022 school year are available on the Food Service Department webpage, on page 22 of the printed school calendar, by email at carmelfoodservices@carmelschools.org, or by calling the Food Service Department at 845-878-2094, ext. 255. Only one application per family is needed.

    Carmel Central School District
  • Sign-up for Weekly E-Newsletters

    Sign up for our weekly e-newsletters, Carmel Connections & Schoolhouse News, to stay up-to-date on all that is happening in our district!

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Upcoming Events

  • Annual School Budget Vote

    Annual School Budget Vote

    Board of Education
  • CHS Library/Lab

    BOE Policy Committee Meeting, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

    BOE Policy Committee Meeting, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

    Board of Education
  • NYSESLAT Listening, Reading & Writing Assessment (Makeups)

    Carmel Central School District
  • Kent Primary School

    KPS PTO Open PTO Meeting

    Kent Primary School
  • 2022-23 Kindergarten Parent Orientation

    Carmel Central School District
  • Library, Carmel High School

    CHS Science Symposium

    Carmel High School
  • MPES Grade 3 Passport Day

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School
  • MPES Grade Rain Date Passport Day

    Matthew Paterson Elementary School
  • George Fischer Middle School

    CHS Concert - Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble

    CCSD Music
  • NYS Science Performance Test (Gr. 8) Begins

    Carmel Central School District
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