Syosset students and faculties will get back to normal this week as schools resume classes.
Syosset School District, Our Lady of Mercy Academy, and St. Edward the Confessor School all announced plans for the week after being closed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
OLMA announced on their website that students will return to the classroom on a normal schedule on Monday.
In a letter, OLMA President Margaret Myhan said:
I am happy to report that Our Lady of Mercy Academy was spared any significant damage from the storm. As far as we know, our students and the extended Mercy family are fine. However, we remain keenly aware that many communities and neighborhoods have experienced catastrophic damages and many of our students and their families will be facing trying times ahead. Check out the attached PDF for the full letter.
St. Edward the Confessor announced that school would be closed Monday. The school has an open house Tuesday and is anticipating being open.
On Monday, Syosset School District will bring faculty and staff to school only. The district anticipates that students will return to classes on Tuesday.
In a letter to the community, Superintendent Carole Hankin reported that crews had worked throughout the week to complete essential repairs and clear debris from the storm.Read the full letter to the community here.
Hankin sent out the following reminders in her letter:
- Superintendent's Conference Day is moved to Monday.
- If buses conclude their routes are safe on Monday, students will return to classes Tuesday.
- Whitman Elementary students will be bused to Baylis Elementary.
- South Woods Middle School students will be bused to Thompson Middle School.
- Stay with Patch or check the district website for updates.
"During this trying time of hardship and distress, our thoughts remain with all of those affected by the storm," Hankin concluded. "We hope that you and your loved ones are safe, and wish everyone well in the wake of this difficult event."