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Girls Track Team First League Title for Girls Cross Country Team
The Commack Girls Cross Country Team won their first league title in school history! The girls finished their regular season 6-0 and are currently preparing for divisions and counties. More on the Athletic page! 
Appeal for Gymnast Continues
The Commack School District and our Athletic Director, Patrick Friel, along with a male tenth grade Commack High School student and his parents, have been involved in an appeals process with Section XI, the governing body for athletics in Suffolk County, in an attempt to allow the student to participate on the Girls Gymnastics team. This is necessary given the fact that there are no boys high school gymnastics teams in New York State.

After being denied twice by Section XI and again today (October 10, 2017) by the Suffolk County Athletic Council, we are proceeding with the appeal process at the State level. We will continue to advocate to provide an opportunity for this young man to compete alongside the girls, as we feel it would be in the best interests of our student to participate on the Commack team, the only gymnastics team available.
Interim Executive Director Appointed
Nicholas J. AmatoThe Commack School District welcomes Nicholas Amato, Jr., as the Interim Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction. As you may recall, the Board of Education approved the reconfiguration of the central office administration and instructional support team during the budget-development more 
Parent Workshop Access & Opportunity in the Commack Schools
There is so much to discover in the Commack School District! On October 3, our teachers and administrators presented an overview of our academic program choices and parents got the chance to talk to these professionals and further explore the possibilities!  Click on the title for photos and the presentation. 
Parent Update Regarding Homework & Reinforcement
You may have heard rumors that there will no longer be homework in Commack elementary schools or that there will no longer be math homework in Grades K to 3 or some variation of these rumors.  Know that these are just rumors.  The facts are: our schools have been involved in reviewing homework practices for some time as we extricate ourselves from the developmentally inappropriate portions of the Common Core curriculum, including its reinforcement assignments... 
NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival- New Date and Location!

The date / location of the NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival was initially scheduled for Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19, 2018 at Half Hollow Hills HS East. The new date / location is Friday & Saturday, April 27 & 28, 2018 at Half Hollow Hills HS West. Click here for all the info

Did You Know? $2.3 Million Earmarked for Facilities
Did You Know the Commack School District plans to spend more than $2.3 million of funds set aside in the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 budgets to repair and upgrade school facilities and fields this year? Read more 
Dr. James on Instagram!

Instagram logoWelcome to a new school year and a new way to keep informed about what's happening in our Commack Schools! You can now follow Dr. James by searching for commack_supt on Instagram.

If you don’t have an Instagram account, it’s easy to sign up – just go to, or if you want to quickly view Dr. James’ posts, just go to on your computer or mobile device. 

Twitter logoYou can also follow @CommackSchools on Twitter for athletic, classroom, and district updates. If you don’t have a Twitter account, just click the blue bird on the top of the home page of our website: to view the Twitter feed, no account necessary!  As always, news from our schools will also be posted on our website.
Hope your children are as happy to be back as we are to have them!

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By Mail:  P.O. Box 150, Commack, NY 11725
By Phone:  (631) 912-2000
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The Commack School District Mission Statement
Within the context of a caring community of learners, our primary mission is to provide an exemplary
learning experience that will allow each child to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, attitudes, and
values to become a successful, contributing member within our school community and greater society.
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