Important Dates

January 15th - NO SCHOOL

January 22-25 - REGENTS

January 26 - NO SCHOOL

Scholastic Art Award

Congratulations to the following students who have had work accepted in the 75th Anniversary Scholastic Art Award Exhibit

Cooper Arsenault

Honorable Mention, Sculpture

Madeline Harris

Honorable Mention, Photography 

Benjamin Lamb

3- Honorable Mentions in Photography

1- Honorable Mention Sculpture

Teaghan Murphy

2- Silver Keys in Photography

Honorable Mention Photography  

Honorable Mention Photography Portfolio

Jennifer Nguyen

Silver Key, Sculpture

Rylee Sidle

Gold Key Photography

2- Honorable Mentions Photography

Laura Soroka

Class of 2017 Silver Key, Photography

David Chase

Honorable Mention Ceramics and Glass

Jakob Greenwood

Honorable Mention, Printmaking

Steven Morrow

Gold Key, Digital Art

Morgan Pursell

Silver Key, Drawing and Illustration

Eryn Woernley

Honorable Mention, Printmaking

Over 900 works of art were entered regionally and 150 pieces selected for this exhibit.

Dryden represents one of 22 schools participating with 27 works of art that will be on display for the month of February at The Arnot Art Museum.  

Math Students of the Month

January's Math Students of the Month:

 9th grade: Jackson Crocker

10th grade: Emily Miller

11th grade: Ally Scotti

12th grade: Grace DePaull



Yearbooks are now on sale online at

  or pick up an order form in room G26

  or click this link to print: Yearbook Order Form.pdf


Would you like to see your photos in the yearbook? Share your favorites with these free apps:

Yearbook Snap

Community Upload (access code drydenhs)

Safety Reminder: Lockdowns occur when there is an awareness of a situation requiring investigation in the building. Once the investigation is completed, the lockdown is lifted and classes resume. The purpose of any lockdown is to assure student and staff safety.


Graduation Orders:

Order your cap and gown online at


Only 120 copies left!

Senior photos, baby pictures and parent ads need to be turned in to the yearbook advisor, Ms. Gunn by December 1st.




Parent Portal


Parent Portal Guide for schooltool

First-time users need to provide the school with an email address before attempting to login. Please see the Parent Portal Guide for step-by-step instructions to login.

The schooltool mobile app is now available! Download the app for Android or Apple.

School Messenger

The Dryden Central School District uses SchoolMessenger as our emergency notification system. The contact information in SchoolMessenger is pulled from our student information system, schooltool. Therefore, if you would like changes made to your SchoolMessenger contact information please contact the following people:

Michele Wendel at the Elementary School

Deb Perine at Cassavant

Mara Mitchell at Freeville

Patty Helms at the Middle School

Gail Piger at the High School