Important Dates

December 15th - The HIGH SCHOOL DANCE has been CANCELED

December 25 -January 1st - HOLIDAY RECESS

January 8th - 1/2 Day

January 15th - NO SCHOOL

January 22-25 - REGENTS

Published Authors

 Ten Dryden students were selected as winners of

The American Library of Poetry National Poetry Contest

Brad Jarvis, Kevin Harding, Katlyn Whyte, Chris Guenther, Rachel Silfee, 
Jenna Harmer, Mike Passalugo, Britt Scammell, Christian Barrows,
Bryce Marsh
They are published in a book titled: Treasured


Help make wishes come true

by writing a letter to Santa from you.

Letters are due by December 20th.

For each Santa letter from Dryden...

$1 will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Math Students of the Month

December's Math Students of the Month:

 9th grade: Sierra Swansbrough

10th grade: Adrian Finney

11th grade: Kennedy Humphrey

12th grade: Carl Varvayanis


Honor Roll

Click the links below to see who made Honor Roll

1st MP High Honor Roll.pdf

1st MP Honor Roll.pdf




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:

Seniors who have not yet ordered their cap and gown may order online at, or mail the order to the address listed on the back of the order form.



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