District Announcements (please scroll through)

  • District e-Newsletter

    Click here for the District's current e-newsletter.

    Katonah - Lewisboro School District
  • KLSD Internet/Email is working again!

    We are pleased to report that our email/internet service is restored. 

    Thank you for your patience.

    Katonah - Lewisboro School District
  • School Budget Results

    The official results of yesterday's school budget vote are as follows:

    Yes - 1165 - 73%

    No - 434 - 27%

    In addition, Proposition 2 - Bus Purchase, also passed with 1204 yes votes. 

    For the Board of Education, Bill Rifkin and Scott Posner were re-elected to serve. We thank Ruth White for her candidacy and her willingness to serve our schools.

    We thank the community for your continuing support. 

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  • K-L Empowered Resources

    K-L Empowered--Understanding the Path to Substance Misuse and Addiction

    Resource List Here

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  • Email Deliverability

    KLSD sends emails to families from two different addresses: alerts@klschools.org and email@blackboard.com. Please check your junk or spam folders and add these sending domains to your list of accepted email senders.

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  • District Pleased to Announce Cooperative Venture with the Town of Lewisboro

    We are pleased to announce that after almost two years of looking for a tenant for Lewisboro Elementary School, the KLSD Board of Education has reached a tentative agreement with the Town of Lewisboro to rent approximately 20% of the vacant school's space for use as town offices and police headquarters. MORE.

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  • District Offices Have Moved

    Please note that the Katonah-Lewisboro School District offices have moved to the John Jay High School campus, 60 North Salem Road, Cross River.

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  • Driver's Ed Information

    Please see the Athletics site for Driver's Ed information.

    http://www.klschools.org/groups/4486/athletics/drivers_ed

    Katonah - Lewisboro School District

District adds visitor ID system to increase school security

 Beginning in early February, the Katonah-Lewisboro School District will implement a new layer of school security. Trained greeters will meet visitors at the front door of each school, adding both face-to-face contact and a process for reviewing identification. This upgrade was supported in the budget the Board approved last spring. 

The district has contracted with Raptor Technologies, a leader in integrated school safety technologies, for this system. Raptor is used by 17,000 schools nation-wide, including Chappaqua Central School District, Byram Hills Central School District, Yorktown Central School District, Somers Central School District, and Peekskill City Schools.

Frank Ruiz is the greeter assigned to Increase Miller Elementary School. His uniform—a purple polo shirt and casual pants—is friendly and approachable, a priority for the district.  “My background as a detective with the New York City Police Department has trained me to read people and notice suspicious activity before it becomes a problem,” said Ruiz.

All visitors wishing to travel beyond the front entrance will be asked to present a valid state- issued ID, which will be scanned by the Raptor System.“The system’s primary function is to help us know when visitors enter and leave, said Superintendent Selesnick. 

Raptor also compare the visitor's name, date of birth and photo against a national database of registered sex offenders. No additional data is scanned by the system. The greeter will issue a badge which identifies the visitor, the date, and the purpose of his/her visit.

The greeters will work closely with Frank Secret, School Resource Officer and former Lewisboro Police Chief, who serves both as a resource for students and teachers as well as a liaison to the Lewisboro Police Department.

The security greeters are also trained to help schools manage a range of situations from fire drills to emergencies, as well provide r
outine monitoring of existing security cameras on school campuses.

This initiative is part of KLSD’s compliance with New York State Education Department’s Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Act (Project SAVE), which requires the board of education of every school district to develop a comprehensive safety plan including a district-wide school safety plan, building-level emergency response plans, and codes of conduct.