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1/09/2023 Superintendent's Message

Dear Iroquois Family,

Good afternoon and here is important information for you for the week of January 9th:

Primary Parents

The primary school counselors are presenting an informational night for parents on Tuesday, January 10 at 6 PM in the High School cafeteria. The presentation will focus on New York State’s Erin’s law, which mandates sexual abuse prevention training for all students, kindergarten through eighth grade. A representative from the Child Advocacy Center will be available to answer any questions parents may have.  For additional information please follow the link below:


High School Regents and Mid-Term Exams in January

For High School students, the Regents/Mid-term week is quickly approaching.  For information and schedule please use the following link:


Music Department

Our Music Department is hard at work preparing our young musicians for All County auditions that take place in January.  Our district has always enjoyed strong participation in these honors ensembles, and our students are once again working hard to represent Iroquois in the best and proudest way possible! 


Latest Cyber Trend for Parents to Know

Safety of your children is top priority. The Iroquois SROs attended an FBI training on what law enforcement refers to as “sextortion.” Sextortion is the request for money or other favors in return for not exposing inappropriate pictures.  The FBI, along with the Department of Justice (DOJ), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) and our Iroquois SROs, want to make sure you are aware of the exponential increase in reports of sextortion. For more information please use the following links:  


 NYS Education Department Annual Request

The NYS Department of Education created an annual Digital Equity Survey for each student in grades K-12. This survey will provide information on student access to devices and internet access in their places of residence. Collecting accurate data will help NYS help school districts better serve their students and families. The survey is always accessible by way of the eSchool Parent Portal. Once you have logged in to the portal click on each student’s ID number to access the survey for that student. The link to the NYS survey questions will be located under the student’s profile information. Please answer the survey questions once annually for each K-12 child in the household. Only one parent or guardian in the household needs to complete the survey. Click on the link below for direct access to the:


Upcoming events on the calendar:

January 11th—Elma Primary PTO 6:15PM; Marilla Primary PTO 6PM.

January 16th—Martin Luther King Day NO SCHOOL

January 18th—Board of Education meeting 7PM Middle School

Athletic team schedules:


I hope everyone has a great week.


Douglas Scofield

Superintendent of Schools