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Upcoming Events

Friday, August 29
District Offices Closed
Monday, September 1
Labor Day
Schools Closed
Tuesday, September 2
Superintendent's Conference Day
Staff Report for full day
No Students

Wednesday, September 3
First Day of School
2 Hour Delayed Opening for students  
Staff report on time

Thu, Sep 25 - Fri, Sep 26
Rosh Hashanah
Schools Closed


Today, 8/23/2014
High: 76 Low: 61
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/24/2014
High: 80 Low: 59
Partly cloudy
7% chance of precipitation.

Message from the Superintendent

Mark K. Silverstein
Superintendent of Schools

Welcome to the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Union Free School District. Our staff works diligently to provide a strong academic focus within a caring, supportive environment. We are continuing a long tradition of providing quality services to our children. 

Our vision is to help our students become productive, successful, contributing citizens of the 21st Century.

Please use this site to find additional information about our campus and educational programs.

Daily Announcements

Information on Data Privacy and Security can be found under the Parent and Student Information Tab, or by clicking here.


The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has released two important resources for district leaders as they implement a critical component of the new teacher evaluation system
. These documents explain how New York State will assess the learning growth of students in classrooms where there is no State assessment that can be used for a State-provided growth or value-added measure (sometimes called non-tested subjects).

Click here to view these documents: