Dignity for All Students Act

Click here to report an incident.


Croton-Harmon Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR)

Click here for more information on APPR as well as the plans for both teachers and principals.

School Calendar

Saturday, April 26
Girls Track Relays
Wed, Apr 30 - Fri, May 2
NYS Mathematics Assessment Grades 3-8
Mon, May 5 - Wed, May 7
NYS Mathematics Assessment Grades 3-8 (Make-Up Test)
Tuesday, May 6
CHEF Board Meeting
Thursday, May 8
Board of Education Meeting and Public Budget Hearing,
CHHS Community Room, 7:30 p.m.
CET, PVC, CHHS Building Planning Council Meeting, 3:15 p.m.
Join Experience Science and Innovation Fair 2014, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Today, 4/25/2014
High: 61 Low: 42
Mostly cloudy
19% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/26/2014
High: 65 Low: 41
Chance rain showers
32% chance of precipitation.

The Croton-Harmon Schoolhouse

 Click on the Croton-Harmon Schoolhouse and learn about all the connections between and among the District Mission and Vision and our students, teachers and community.

In the News...

Croton-Harmon HS Hosts Experience Science 2014

Croton-Harmon High School will host the fourth annual district-wide Experience Science and Innovation Fair on Thursday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m.

Reading Café
One week in March marked the annual Parents as Reading Partners celebration at Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School. The week of literary activities featured
C.E.T will REACH for Knowledge

Respect Effort Acceptance Cooperation Honesty


Please click on the picture above for the CET/PVC Summer Program Brochure and Class Descriptions. Registration is due June 6th.

If you are moving, either within Croton or out of the area, please be sure to contact the Principal's office and speak with Mrs. Kooney (271-5184 x 3212) as soon as you know your plans. 

Please label your child’s lunchbox and outer clothing including sweatshirts. Each year our Lost and Found is piled high with sweatshirts, sweaters, and coats that go unclaimed.

  Important Dates

April 24 - Poem in Your Pocket Day

April 30, May 1 & 2  - NYS Math Exams, Grades 3 - 8; make-ups on May 5, 6 & 7

May 8 - "Experience Science & Innovation" Fair, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m at CHHS

May 9 - Kindergarten  concert for parents, 8:45 a.m., CET Multipurpose Room

Save the Date - May 8, 2014

Croton-Harmon High School will once again host a district wide celebration of science research and experiments with the   Annual Experience Science & Innovation Fair.

Experience Science will be held at Croton-Harmon High School on Thursday, May 8 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and feature Croton-Harmon K-12 Scientists.

Coffee with the Principal

Are you wondering how placement is done at CET? Join us for our last Coffee with the Principal meeting for the year.  Mrs. Maloney will be speaking about the placement process. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 13 at 9:30 AM in the projects room at CET. The Coffee will be followed up by the PTA meeting. If you have any questions you may contact Connie DePinho at conniedepinho@msn.com. Refreshments will be available.

Croton Harmon Education Foundation



 The Croton-Harmon Education Foundation (CHEF) invites you to its biggest fundraiser of the year – Under the Stars!  Join CHEF for a fun evening of live music, a silent auction, raffle baskets, and delicious finger foods on Saturday May 17, 2014.



We are excited to announce that the CET PTA is now an Amazon Associate! By starting your amazon.com shopping at  www.cetpta.com we can earn substantial referral fees that will go a long way to help fund all our amazing enrichment activities.


The Croton-Harmon SEPTA general membership meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, April 11 has been rescheduled to Monday, April 28 at 9:30 a.m. in the Red Room at CET. Please join us!

New Spring Edition of The Advocate!

CH-SEPTA is also proud to announce the issuance of our third edition of The Advocate. The Advocate is issued four times a year to keep our members and friends informed of all the wonderful things our Croton-Harmon SEPTA contributes to our school community in addition to changes and updates in special education. Please visit our website by CLICKING HERE to view the spring edition of The Advocate, which is under Resources. Enjoy!

This year CET will continue to participate in the Labels for Education program. Through the program we can collect UPCs from participating products to earn points that can be redeemed for FREE educational merchandise.


Special Request from the CET Library:

Please, we are BEGGING you: if your child has water in his/her backpack, please put their return library books in a ziplock baggie or other recycled plastic bag. We are losing many treasured books, some out of print, from water damage.

Thank you,
Melissa Heckler & Theresa Rossini

Information on the Lunch/Recess Program

Milk Form (March 31 - June 23)

Some things to note:

The lunch/recess period is 45 minutes. Students have about 20-25 minutes to eat and 20-25 minutes to play. Students go to recess before lunch.


 Registration for 2014 - 2015

To request a registration packet, please call Mrs. Kooney in the CET Principal’s Office (271-5184 ext. 3212). 

Click here for the new Form for New Students for the K12 Alerts Notification System

Updating your and your child’s information in the K12 Alerts system:

To be sure we have the most up-to-date information for you and your child, you may access K12 Alerts by either logging on to the CET Homepage where you will find “Parent Portal/K12Alerts” or by accessing the Croton-Harmon School District’s Homepage and clicking on “Parent and Resident Portal/K12Alerts”. Once you log in to the K-12 Alert System, you will be able to make any necessary changes to your or your child’s information.

Supply Lists for the 2013-14 School Year:


First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade


Bottle caps for Aveda:  Bring in bottle caps and help save the environment! There is a bin near the Multi-Purpose Room to put your caps in.  Together with 1700 schools, Aveda has been able to recycle over 700,000 pounds of caps - preventing approximately 81 million caps from entering our waterways and landfills. Click here for more information.


What's happening at CET??  Read all about it in the April 11th, 2014 Principal's   Newsletter!

CLICK HERE to view the CET Special Area WINTER 2014 NEWSLETTER. For more specific information, click at the top of the CET Website, where it says "Grade Level/Dept."

PTA Coffee Presentation on
the 2014 New York State Assessments for Grades 3 and 4

Please click on the image below for Mrs. Maloney's Power Point Presentation

  PTA Coffee Presentation on
Differentiation is an instructional approach that recognizes that students differ as learners in terms of background experience, culture, interests, models of learning, independence as well as other ways. Looking for more specific information? Click the image below for Mrs. Maloney's Power Point Presentation


News from the Assistant Principal,

Mrs. Kerri Bianchi

I hope that you have found the background and details on the development of the Common Core helpful.  Having an understanding the Common Core shifts help us to have a better understanding of the changes that have taken place in the classroom. 



A message from Asst. Principal,
Kerri Bianchi

Schools are responsible for teaching your child. But schools can't do their job if your child is absent. Learning builds day by day. A child who misses a day of school misses a day of learning."

Click here for some helpful tips on how you can improve your child's school attendance

Want to know more about the Common Core Learning Standards

Click on the logo above for
Channel 77- Tiger TV 
March Schedule

News Articles about CET:

Croton-Harmon Math/ELA Scores Higher Than State Average
"Croton-Harmon Schools scored higher than the state average in a majority of categories."

Tompkins School PTA Kickball Fundraiser Benefits School in Hurricane-ravaged Oklahoma
"The Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School PTA kickball game raised $2,170 during the fundraiser that included the game on June 5."

Letter: Thanks to Intergenerational Program from a Croton-Harmon Parent
"I would like to commend Linda on her fabulous Intergenerational Program at Sky View Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Her creative and unique program allows some of our third grade students the opportunity to work with seniors at the Center on a weekly basis."

Croton Students Collect Donations for Sandy Victims
"CHUFSD students are "Kids helping Kids" in an intiative to collect supplies for families in need after Hurricane Sandy"

Croton-Harmon's Master Teachers
"The Croton-Harmon School District stands out when it comes to the number of National Board Certified teachers it has. Right now, the district has seven so called master teachers."

Croton Tween is Winner of 3M young Scientist Award
‘Referring to Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary and Pierre Van Cortlandt Middle schools, Caron Shapiro said, “Ben is fortunate to have had terrific teachers throughout his school career both at CET and PVC. We appreciate their efforts, and Ben looks forward to using the new state-of-the-art labs recently built at the high school.”’ 

School Song & School Spirit

Do you know the C.E.T. School Song?
Click here for a printable song sheet
Click here to listen to the melody.

Does your little tiger cub need some Spiritwear?
If you would like to order or have any questions, please contact Sarah Forth at 862-0467 or saustink@gmail.com 

(Click on the picture above to view available Spiritwear)

Health & Wellness

We are fortunate that the CET PTA sponsored the Professional Lice Screening event in September. However, lice are constantly around us, especially within the elementary school age population. Parents have continued to phone us about new cases, and the Health Office has also diagnosed students in many classes. For this reason, I am asking all parents to keep checking their children each week.

Parent Library in the Health Office

by Judy Cohen
Renee Tanner

A library has been set up in the Health Office with books on various topics for parents to read and discuss with their children. The books cover a wide range of medical and social/emotional topics.


Please find below articles regarding social emotional wellness for students and their families.

Spending Quality Time with Your Children

Lauren Fischer, School Psychologist

Planning activities outside of school for your kids is very important whether it be for social reasons, cultural reasons, or giving your child Read more...

Play Equals Learning

Renee Tanner, District Social Worker

With social changes and new demands on children’s spare time, there is less time for free play. Free play is important because


Helping Children Overcome Test Anxiety

 Lauren Fischer, School Psychologist 

Children take tests all through the academic year, but this is the time of the year when it becomes particularly overwhelming


Relaxation Techniques

 Renee Tanner, District Social Worker

Everyday events can result in some children and adults to experience anxiety. There are many things we can teach our children to do when


Promoting a Friendly Environment at CET

Lauren Fischer,
School Psychologist

The CET staff has been working with our students to create a friendly and bully-free school environment. Read more...

Counseling Groups Offered at CET

Lauren Fischer,
School Psychologist

  Renee Tanner,
Social Worker

Every year CET offers a variety of counseling groups to provide extra support for children and families who may be in need.