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  • Ballots for June 9 Election and Budget Vote to be mailed on June 3

    Governor Cuomo has ordered that all New York State school district budget votes and the election of members to the Board of Education be conducted by absentee ballot only. Ballots must be returned to the district clerk by 5 PM on June 9, 2020. 

     

    The New Paltz Central School District and many other districts throughout the state have been working with a third-party company, NTS Data, to print and mail these absentee ballots to registered voters. On Friday, NTS Data informed the District that a mass supply-chain envelope shortage is delaying ballot mailing in dozens of districts, including New Paltz. They anticipate that ballots will not be mailed until Wednesday, June 3.

     

    Given this delay in mailing ballots to voters, along with possible pandemic-related postal system delays, there is concern that there is not sufficient time for mailed ballots to be returned by the 5 PM June 9th deadline. In response, the district is placing locked ballot boxes at each of our four school buildings. The boxes will be monitored by security cameras to safeguard ballots and ensure the integrity of the vote.

     

    The locked ballot boxes will be set up by 5 PM on Thursday, June 4, and will remain in place through Tuesday, June 9 at 5 PM. Per the Governor’s Executive Order, ballots received after 5 PM on June 9 are not valid. Therefore, voters are encouraged to return ballots to the provided lock boxes which are located at the Main Entrance of each of our schools (the entrance near the flagpoles) and will be labeled "School Vote Ballot Box".

     

    Voters may entrust others to return their sealed ballots into the lock box. 

     

    As a reminder, any qualified voter is entitled to vote via absentee ballot. Registered voters of the District will automatically receive Absentee Ballots by mail. Qualified unregistered voters may request an absentee ballot by completing the Request for Absentee Ballot Form and emailing it to sermo@newpaltz.k12.ny.us

     

    To look up whether you are a registered voter, click on this link: https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/

     

    Voters who do not receive their ballot by Monday's mail delivery should contact the District Clerk at sermo@newpaltz.k12.ny.us or 845-256-4020.


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  • Message from the NPCSD Legislative Action Committee

     
    We are asking for your help in our effort to preserve funding for the New Paltz Central School District, as well as public schools across the state of New York. New Paltz Central School District wants to be able to have a chance at maintaining the level of staffing and programming we have fought so hard to restore while also being able to absorb unknown additional costs around safety and mental health.
     
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  • Mission Statement

    The New Paltz Central School District exists for the children of the community. The focus of its programs and activities is the commitment to measured excellence and continuous growth and development for all.

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  • Our Guiding Principles
    Focus on learning and success for all
    Create a cohesive and inclusive culture K-12, across buildings and departments
    Empower and create success for disengaged and disenfranchised students

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  • Statement of Non-Discrimination

    The District condemns and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment based on actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex. If you believe that you have been discriminated against, you may make a claim that your rights have been denied. This claim or grievance may be filed with the Director of Student Support Services Title IX Officer: New Paltz Central School District, 196 Main Street, New Paltz, NY, 12561, (845) 256-4046

     

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  • As per Governor Cuomo's Executive Order No. 202.26, the 2020 Budget Vote and School Board Election has been rescheduled to Tuesday, June 9, 2020, and will be held remotely, by Absentee Ballot only. Qualified voters of the school district will receive absentee ballots by mail.

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