Delaware Academy
School-Based Health Center

Margaret Wilson
Acting Principal

Administration:

Lakisha Jones
Interim Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Lakisha Jones
Mayra Arocho-Bague

Contact Information:

Main Office: (315) 435-4540
Nurse's Office: (315) 435-4540

School Address:

900 S. Geddes Street
Syracuse, NY 13204

School Hours:

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM


 
School News
Blessings in a Backpack Program Expands to Four Schools: More SCSD students who may struggle to find nutritious meals outside of school now have an extra source of support thanks to the Blessings in a Backpack program.   First started at Delaware Primary and Delaware Academy in the 2016-17 school year, the program has expanded this year to reach Seymour, Franklin and Dr. King. Each school has partnered with a community agency – Bellevue Methodist Church, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Bishop Grimes and Centro – that provides a ... more >>
Delaware Students Receive Book Donation: For the second year in a row, Syracuse writer Fran Paige organized a fundraiser at Barnes and Noble to collect books for students at Delaware Primary. In memory of her daughter, Meg, who previously worked with kindergarten classes at Delaware, Ms. Page has donated more than 400 books to the students – many new; some gently used. Each kindergarten teacher receives a bag of books – enough for one per child – each with a sticker for students to complete that says ‘This book ... more >>
Receivership Information Sessions Scheduled: The Syracuse City School District will be hosting Receivership Public Hearings for the eight schools in receivership.  At the meeting parents will be guided through a brief presentation regarding the receivership process and provided information regarding the performance of their child’s school and the plan to be implemented to show demonstrable improvement during the upcoming school year. In addition, parents will learn how the school can achieve demonstrable improvement and the ... more >>
SCSD Students Become Avid Readers Thanks to Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge: As part of the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, SCSD students were tasked with reading as much as they could this summer. Their minutes spent reading were tallied, and Mayor Miner visited classrooms with the most minutes read at each school building to present students with a bookmark, sunglasses and a cake.   “I like reading big chapter books,” LeMoyne summer school student Debora Yangwa, now a 6 th grader at Grant Middle School, said. “Reading helps my fluency ... more >>
Delaware Students Gain Spanish Literacy through Independent Learning: Delaware students in kindergarten through second grade now have the opportunity to learn Spanish—independently – thanks to an SCSD Educational Foundation grant!   Teachers in the school’s Dual Language Program had encountered some difficulty getting native English speakers excited about learning Spanish.   “We felt we needed better and more engaging materials in our classrooms,” second grade teacher Emma Hofman explained. “We also envisioned ... more >>


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Links

NYS School Review Report
Delaware Support Staff

Downloads

Delaware Academy STATE OF NY DTSDE 2016-2017
Delaware Final CET Recommendations
Receivership Quarterly Report (2) 2016-2017
Receivership Quarterly Report (1) 2016-2017
Receivership Quarterly Report (3) 2016-2017