Principal's Message

March 24, 2023

Greetings Munn Families,

Today during our Day of Play, I saw students engaged with classmates and staff in card and board games and problem solving and creative thinking activities. The smiles and laughter were infectious and it was a huge success thanks to the thoughtful planning and organization of our staff!! Next week on March 30, students will again be engaged in Enrichment Clusters pursuing a topic they are passionate about. Day of Play and Enrichment Clusters along with the academic experiences are great conversation starters in lieu of the traditional, “How was your day?” I am confident it will be a rich and informative discussion with you and your child!!

My message this week consists of just a few dates to mark on your calendar, and I am happy to share that our D.A.R.E 5th grade program is back in action across our district! Please be sure to read the message below from our D.A.R.E Officer Jeremy Lindauer Sr. 

I hope that you have a wonderful weekend. Thank you for the trust and partnership our families extend to the Munn staff each day

Mike Canny

Upcoming important dates:

•    March 30: Enrichment Clusters
•    April 3-7: Spring Recces  No School
•    April 10: Munn School Parent Association Meeting 7:00 pm Munn cafeteria  

A message from our new D.A.R.E. Officer:

In a collaborative effort between the Spencerport School District and the Town of Ogden Police Department, D.A.R.E. has been re-introduced to 5th grade students at Bernabi, Canal View, Munn, and Taylor elementary schools. These classes are taught by a member of the Town of Ogden Police Department, are about 45 minutes in length, and consist of 10 weekly lessons. As your child's D.A.R.E. Officer, I would like to take the opportunity to introduce you to what we have covered and, moving forward, provide a weekly update on current lessons being taught.

The first three weeks consisted of instruction in the following:

•    Lesson One: Introduction to D.A.R.E. "Keepin it REAL"
•    Lesson Two: Drug information for Responsible Decision Making 
•    Lesson Three: Risk and Consequences

This week we completed Lesson Four which introduced the students to Peer Pressure. Topics covered included, but were not limited to, defining and understanding peer pressure, recognizing the source of peer pressure, identifying ways to respond to peer pressure, and using certain decision-making models to effectively respond to peer pressure.  We also had discussions pertaining to lesson three's risks and consequences. Each lesson is accompanied by several videos which reiterate the week's lesson. These videos introduce the students to a group of 5th graders from New York State who discuss and provide examples of what each weekly lesson covers.  

We begin each lesson with a review of the previous week's lesson. We then move on to reading D.A.R.E. Box questions. The D.A.R.E. Box is a repository for weekly questions from the class. These questions can be about what we have discussed in class, or anything else a student would like to discuss. As you can imagine, some of the questions provide for some very interesting conversations. 

Thank you for your support.


Officer Jeremy Lindauer Sr
Town of Ogden Police Department
D.A.R.E./Office of Community Engagement  

Coming Up

Important Contact Info

Michael Canny

Mr. Michael Canny, Principal

Main Office: 585-349-5509
Main Office Fax: 585-349-5566

Health Office: 585-349-5551
Health Office Fax: 585-349-5586

Attendance: 585-349-5550