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90 Rocky Point-Yaphank Road | Rocky Point, NY 11778
Phone: (631) 744-1601 | Fax: (631) 744-1396
Principal: Dr. Virginia Kelly-Gibbons | Assistant Principal: Vivien Leary (Interim)
Hours: 9:30 AM - 3:50 PM

Principal's Message

Dear Parents,
Dear Families:

June is here and summer vacation is right around the corner. I hope you enjoyed our Memorial Day break and are ready for the busy month of June.

Mrs. Nicholson will be hosting her kindergarten students’ play on Friday, June 1st. We wish her well on her retirement.

FJC Field Day was a great success. Mrs. Famighetti and Mr. Gennari planned for fun-filled days. The weather was perfect and the DJ added a festive beat. Thank you to our wonderful PTA for hosting the DJ.

We have three assemblies scheduled for the second week in June:
• The PTA has generously sponsored Pete the Cat on Wednesday, June 6th
• The North Shore Library will be joining us on Wednesday, June 13th

The Second Grade Moving up ceremony will be held, June 15th at 10:00 a.m. on the FJC back field, weather permitting.

We have three half days, June 20th, 21st, and 22nd, our last day of school is June 22nd.

I would like to thank all of our FJC families for your support this year. It’s been a pleasure to be with your children each and every day.

On behalf of the entire staff at FJC, we hope you have a very enjoyable summer.

Dr. Virginia Gibbons, Principal FJC

Inclement Weather
When school is closed due to inclement weather, bad road conditions, or other emergencies, please listen to one of the following radio/TV stations for the announcements regarding Rocky Point Schools:
WALK Storm Center 97.5 FM WBLI /WBAB Storm Center 106.1 FM WRCN 103.9 FM NEWS 12 LI

The Rocky Point Union Free School District uses Connect-ED, a school-to-parent telephone notification system, as part of our efforts to communicate more effectively with parents or guardians. Connect-ED will enable the Rocky Point Union Free School District to notify families immediately in the event of a snow day or school-wide emergency. The system can deliver up to 3,000 messages within minutes—ensuring that you quickly know what's going on. To receive these messages, FJC must have your up-to-date contact information. If you move, change jobs, or obtain a new cell phone number, be sure to log onto the eSchool Parent Portal to update your information so you won't miss a single Connect-ED message.

Two-Hour Delayed Opening
When road conditions in the early morning are hazardous but are expected to improve rapidly as the morning progresses, the District may utilize a two-hour delayed opening for all schools. Students will report to their bus stops exactly two hours later than they normally would. Dismissal for all schools will be at their normal times. This delayed opening may also be used for other emergencies. Notice of the delayed opening will be made as early as possible and broadcast on the listed radio stations and TV-Cablevision News 12 and the District's Connect-ED Telephone Notification System will be activated. In the event that we cannot transport students to school as a result of a “two-hour delayed opening” based on forecast predictions for improved weather and conditions by 7 AM, school officials will announce that schools will be closed. It is important that you continue to listen carefully for just such announcements.

Inclement Bus Stops
Inclement weather bus stops are available on the eSchool Parent Portal. Due to the geographic nature of our area, “inclement” weather stops will be utilized when adverse road conditions exist. At various times during the winter season, inclement weather bus stops will be used to ensure the safety of our student population. The use of these stops may be necessary at any time during the school day, without prior announcement. Parents should listen to the radio stations or call First Student Transit at 744-2204 if they have any questions regarding whether or not the Inclement Weather Bus Stops will be used. The district's voice mail will also have the announcement. Please make arrangements for someone to meet children at these alternate stops.



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