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Nov. 10 -      No School. Veteran's Day
Nov. 13-17   Spirit Week (see below)
Nov. 13 -      Disney/Superhero Day
Nov. 14 -      Sports Day
Nov. 15 -      Dress Like a Teacher Day
Nov. 16 -      Camouflage Day

Nov. 17 -      Blue and White Day
                    Report Cards go home

Nov. 20, 21  11:00 Release
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Nov. 22-24 - No School. Thanksgiving

Parent/Teacher Conferences
November 20, 21
see below for more information

Katie Volpicelli
Elementary Principal

What Day Is It?

Spirit Week Nov. 13-17

Upcoming Events
Having trouble remembering which day in the
6-Day Cycle it is? Just check this calendar!
Band Days    2,4,6
Chorus Days 1,3,5

We will be having a Spirit Week again this year on Nov. 13-17.  The days will be as follows:

Mon. Disney/Superhero Day
Tues. - Sports Day (any favorite team, Candor included!)
Wed.-   Dress Like a Teacher Day
Thurs.- Camouflage Day
Fri. -     Blue & White Day (show off your Candor Pride!)

We hope that it will be another fun and exciting week!  Thank you in advance for your participation!

Dec. 1   - Picture Make-Up Day
Dec. 6   - Early Release 1:30
Dec. 8   - Food Pantry Parade 2:15
Dec. 15 - Holiday Programs
                    K-2nd at 9:30
                    3rd-4th at 10:30
               In case of snow day, program will be Dec. 18
Dec. 19 - 5th/6th Grade Band&Chorus 
                Concert at 7:00 PM
Dec. 22 - Pajama Day
Read for 2018: K-2 at 10:00; 3-6 at 2:00
Report Cards go home
Dec. 25 - Jan. 1 - Winter Break; No School

Parent/Teacher Conference Information

CES Parent/Teacher Conferences
 will be held
November 20 & 21, 2017

We're using again this year to organize our upcoming Parent/Teacher Conferences  November 20 and 21, 2017.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1)  Please click on the link for your child's grade level (K-4th; 5th; or 6th - see information to the right) or enter it in your address bar to get to our CES sign-up website.

2) Once on the SignUp page, please click on your child(ren)'s teacher's name and choose the conference time you would like to meet with his/her teacher.

3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on

**Please remember to put your email address**

Note: does not share your email address with anyone.

Thank you for signing up for a conference.  We look forward to meeting with you!

Mrs. Volpicelli, Elementary Principal

Special Information for
5th and 6th Grade Parent/Guardians and Parents/Guardians of
Mrs. Hodges's 3rd Grade Students

5th and 6th Grade Parents/Guardians:

We have decided to restructure 5th and 6th grade parent/teacher conferences to allow parents/guardians the opportunity to meet with all grade level teachers at the same time and review progress in all content areas.  If you have already scheduled a time for your child’s parent/teacher conference, you will need to reschedule by using the following links:  (Conferences that are currently scheduled have been canceled.)

Parents/Guardians of Room 16
Mrs. Hodges's Students

Mrs. Hodges will be attending a conference Monday, November 20. Therefore, her Parent/Teacher Conferences have been scheduled for the entire day of Tuesday, November 21. If you are unable to make any of these times, please contact Mrs. Hodges directly. She is happy to schedule another time. Please click on the link to the right to sign up for her times.
Please sign up by clicking on
the correct link below:

K- 4th Grade Conferences:

Mrs. Hodges's link:

5th Grade Conferences:

6th Grade Conferences:

*If you do not have internet access, please call Amy Shepardson in the office and she will help schedule a time that works for you*

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we improve this process.

Other Important Information

Teacher Websites

Computer Fun

                                School Visitors

If you are visiting the school while it is in session, you will need to stop at the attendance desk upon entry to sign in, and receive a visitor badge. The badge must be prominently displayed while visiting, and returned upon exit. Please help us follow these procedures to help keep our school a safe place.

School Lunch   

We are pleased to announce that ALL students enrolled at Candor Elementary School are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at NO CHARGE to your household each day of the 2017-2018 school year. Your child(ren) will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee.

Further information will be sent home with the students in September. If you have any further questions, please contact us at (607)659-5010.

Candor Elementary Favorite Links 
(formerly Mrs. Riggs's 3rd Grade)
1st Grade
       Mrs. Harris
       Mrs. Joyce
       CommonCore Math Grade1
3rd Grade
Miss Applegarth
       Mrs. Cantone
       Mrs. Hodges
4th Grade
Mrs. Flanagan
5th Grade
       Mrs. Kelsey
       Mr. Pierce
       Ms. Kovalovsky
6th Grade
Homework / Announcements
       6th Grade Teachers
Special Teachers
      Miss Dziekan - Chorus
      Mrs. Marilley - Band

Kids love computer games. Here is a page of educational games for every age in all kinds of subjects. Click here or on the computer above to be taken to the page of links for all kinds of skills!

For more great computer games, click here

Interactive Sites

Meet Our Front Office Administration and Staff

Mrs. Amy Shepardson
Administrative Secretary

Mrs. Holly Carling
Special Ed. Coordinator

Ms. Cyndi Forbes
CSE Secretary

Esther Woods

Mrs. Jan Thomas

Miss Denise Ahart
Literacy, Guidance

Mrs. Alison Wright
School Psychologist

Candor Elementary School
Academy St.
PO Box 145
Candor, NY 13743