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Nationally Recognized Hispanic Immigrants Recount Their Stories

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In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage month (Sept. 15-Oct. 16), Bellport High School students received an opportunity to attend virtual presentations by leading Hispanic advocates about their struggles and triumphs in acclimating to the United States.

Hagedorn Foundation Community Outreach Coordinator Joselo Lucero encouraged South Country Central School District students who have immigrated to tell their story so that others can acquire hope. Lucero poignantly recounted the night that his 37-year-old brother Marcelo Lucero was beaten and murdered by seven teenagers in downtown Patchogue bringing national attention to the issue of hate crimes on Long Island. Lucero and his brother had immigrated to the country from Ecuador 16 years prior to the incident, which has had lasting implications for his family and the families of the imprisoned teens.

“I want to see change, especially at a time when we as a country are so divided,” Lucero said. “No one is ‘illegal;” Everyone has a right to live.”

During a second presentation, nationally recognized English as a Second Language teacher Emily Astrid Francis, originally from Guatemala, spoke about her life as an unaccompanied teen and her plight in becoming educated in the United States. She shared her background as her family’s oldest child, who worked and attended school when possible, later whisked away by a coyote on a two-month trip to Mexico City and eventually the United States. Ms. Francis spoke about failing the Regents American History exam, which made her unqualified for a diploma. She later moved to North Carolina, where she received her GED and has advocated for thousands of students learning English in this country. She also recounted her experiences on being featured on the Ellen Show.

Ms. Francis’ message to students who have immigrated was “not to abandon your culture.” She said, “Your experience and background are core to who you are and what you do in the future.”

COMPASS Unity Red Ribbon Week 5K Run

As we do each year, COMPASS Unity Coalition will be participating in Red Ribbon Week... an alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign observed annually each October. Red Ribbon Week began as a tribute to fallen DEA special agent Enrique Camerena in 1985.

This year, COMPASS Unity Coalition is pleased to announce its 1st annual 5K run/walk event for all ages and abilities. Please join us as we participate in Red Ribbon Week!! Click here for more information.

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Reopening Parent Letter

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Important Information

Welcome Letter AM 2020-2021 English
Welcome Letter AM 2020-2021 Spanish
Welcome Letter Full Day 2020-2021 English
Welcome Letter Full Day 2020-21 Spanish
Welcome Letter PM 2020-2021 English
Welcome Letter PM 2020-2021 Spanish

 

Student Opening Packet 2020-21

 

Teacher's Introduction Letter English

Teacher's Introduction Letter Spanish

 

Pre-K Info English

Pre-K Info Spanish

 

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Student Supplies List/ Lista de útiles para estudiantes
(English) Inglés (Spanish) Español

 

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Student Drop Off - Pick Up / Dejar / Recoger Estudiantes
As you know, there is no busing for our PreK program. During our student drop off / pick up, we ask that you enter the one way semicircle driveway at the front of our building from the west side. We will provide additional directions once you have arrived. / Como saben, no hay transporte en autobús para nuestro programa de PreK. Durante la entrega / recogida de estudiantes, le pedimos que ingrese al camino de entrada semicírculo de un solo sentido en el frente de nuestro edificio desde el lado oeste. Le proporcionaremos instrucciones adicionales una vez que haya llegado.

 

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Teacher Assignments & Student Name Tags/ Asignaciones de maestros y etiquetas de nombres de estudiantes
This information will be mailed to your household. / Esta información se enviará por correo a su hogar.

 

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PreK Orientation Meeting/ Reunión de Orientación de PreK
The Virtual PreK Orientation has been rescheduled FROM Thursday August 27th TO Thursday, September 3rd. at 10:00am. A link will be added before our meeting. / La Orientación Virtual PreK ha sido reprogramada DESDE el jueves 27 de agosto AL jueves 3 de septiembre. a las 10:00 am. Se agregará un enlace antes de nuestra reunión.

Meet the Teacher Night - English
Meet the Teacher Night - Spanish

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