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Local Organizations Offer SCSD Students Free Dairy Snacks Over Winter Recess: (2/17/17) Byrne Dairy and the Food Recovery Network at SU and ESF have generously offered FREE dairy snacks for students (including milk and yogurt) over winter break! Visit the Beauchamp Branch Library (2111 S. Salina St.) or Mundy Branch Library (1204 S. Geddes St.) at 9:30 am on Tuesday-Friday, February ... more >>
Meachem Students Explore Use of Glass & Clay in Art: (2/15/17) Meachem students oohed and aahed as they looked over the brightly colored glass pieces separated on a shelf in the back of their art classroom.   As part of a grant funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation , Stacy Griffin’s fourth and fifth graders enjoyed a special art project where ... more >>
SCSD Students Learn to Value Each Other through Positivity Project: (2/14/17) “What does perseverance mean?” Roberts fifth grade teacher Cheryl Coir asked her students. One by one, students called on each other to respond.   “Pushing yourself toward your goal!”   “That you keep doing what you’re doing, even if it’s ... more >>
Middle School Counselor Feature: Andy Leonardo, Huntington: (2/9/17) How many years have you served as a school counselor at Huntington? I have had the privilege of serving Huntington students, parents and faculty for the last 10 years.  What path did you take to become a school counselor? What made you decide that school counseling was the path for ... more >>
High School Counselor Feature: Natasha Santiago, ITC: (2/7/17) “Sometimes I wonder what it would be like if I had a cubicle job where I crunched numbers all day,” ITC School Counselor Natasha Santiago said. “But I just can’t imagine doing that! This is so rewarding, and I feel like I can make a real difference here.”   Ms. ... more >>
SCSD Counselors Attend College Readiness Workshop: (2/6/17) About 40 SCSD counselors recently attended a National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) workshop, where they learned about the college admission process so they can better guide the students they work with.   The counselors participated in general group sessions that provided ... more >>
Third Annual SCSD CTE Expo Highlights Unique High School Program Offerings: (2/2/17) Eighth graders throughout the SCSD had the opportunity to see firsthand all 24 Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that will be open to them as high school students, thanks to the third annual SCSD CTE Expo.   Hosted by current CTE students, the Expo allowed eighth graders to experience ... more >>
SCSD Students Named ‘Youth Unsung Heroes’: (1/31/17) “He refuses to give up, and constantly challenges himself to be better.”   “Her love of learning is magnetic.”   “He has a positive attitude that is infectious.”   “She is an extremely positive role model for her peers.”   ... more >>
SCSD to Host Community Engagement Forum on February 2: (1/27/17) The SCSD Board of Education will hold a Community Engagement Forum on  Thursday, February 2 , 2017 from  5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  in the  Nottingham  High School Cafeteria (3100 East Genesee Street).     There will be a brief presentation, followed ... more >>
Students Learn Emergency Preparedness through Red Cross Pillowcase Project: (1/26/17) Fifth grade students across the SCSD learned about disaster preparedness in a fun way, thanks to the American Red Cross Pillowcase Project!   Students at Bellevue, Dr. King, Dr. Weeks, Delaware, Ed Smith, Franklin, Huntington and Van Duyn heard about what the American Red Cross does to help ... more >>
Frazer Students Create Mural, Leave Legacy at School: (1/24/17) Eighth graders at Frazer had a unique opportunity this year to leave a lasting legacy at their school. Thanks to a grant submitted by art teacher Melissa Dougher and funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation, students worked together to create a four foot by eight foot clay mural that will be permanently ... more >>
Syracuse University Enrichment Combines Art, Science to Make Learning Fun at Dr. Weeks: (1/19/17) Thanks to daily enrichment arranged by Syracuse University, Dr. Weeks students experience fun and unique ways to learn about art and science—for an hour each day.   Eleven SCSD schools – including Dr. Weeks—currently take part in Extended Learning Time (ELT) enrichment. Through ... more >>
Ed Smith Mini Academy Helps Students Become Filmmakers: (1/17/17) “Quiet on set!”   “I need a set decorator over here!”   As part of a four-week mini academy, third through fifth grade students at Ed Smith learned the basics of filmmaking, from script writing and camera work to production roles, editing and even using a green ... more >>
ITC Diversity Chat Connects Students: (1/11/17) In a computer lab at ITC, students from Bosnia, Guatemala, Burma, Kenya and other countries – including the United States – gather for Diversity Chat.   “There has been a long-running civil war in Burma,” one student explained. “But it’s very pretty. I miss ... more >>
Literacy Corps Helps SCSD Students Improve Reading, Writing Skills: (1/5/17) “Don’t be shy… just sound it out!”   Elizabeth Salter is a freshman English major at Syracuse University. Three days a week, she works at Franklin Elementary to help third and fourth grade students develop their reading and writing skills.   At Franklin, Elizabeth ... more >>
Opportunity Culture Expands, Bringing More Excellent Teaching to SCSD Schools: (12/20/16) This year, five new SCSD schools have implemented Opportunity Culture, a staffing model designed to provide more students with access to excellent teaching while also providing teachers with added support and room for career advancement.   To make this happen, schools designate Multi-Classroom ... more >>
Clary Students Visit Zen Center, Find Inner Calm: (12/14/16) Seventh graders at Clary started the year off with an English Language Arts unit on short stories that taught life skills, with a focus on the theme of developing inner strength. One story in particular, ELA teacher JoAnn Cooke explained, detailed a Samurai who had extraordinary inner strength and ... more >>
On Point for College Makes Higher Education a Reality for SCSD Students: (12/12/16) Dakir Thompson’s junior year at Nottingham wasn’t easy. He was facing some issues at home and was living with his aunt at the time. He heard talk of college while he was at school, but nowhere else. In fact, he wasn’t sure that people like him went to college.   “I ... more >>
Delaware Students Become ‘Snowflake Scientists’ with Baltimore Woods: (12/6/16) “Water! Juice! Coffee! Soda! Milk!”   First graders at Delaware Primary shouted out items that are considered liquids, part of a lesson on solids and liquids presented by Baltimore Woods Nature Center.   In theme with winter weather, Baltimore Woods Environmental Educator ... more >>
‘Balancing the Books’ Helps SCSD Students Become #SCSDCareerReady: (12/2/16) Huntington eighth grader Sky Edwards has a dream of owning her own bakery one day. Each Friday afternoon, she attends a Balancing the Books program in her school library to help her learn the business knowledge she thinks will help her make that dream a reality.   “We’ve learned ... more >>



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Bellevue Elementary School
Clary Middle School
Corcoran High School
Danforth Magnet School
Delaware Academy School
Delaware Primary
Dr King Elementary School
Dr Weeks Elementary School
Ed Smith
Elmcrest
Expeditionary Learning School
Fowler High School
Franklin Elementary School
Frazer K-8 School
Grant Middle School
Henninger High School
Hughes Middle School
Huntington K-8 School
HW Smith K-8 School
ITC
Johnson Center / Adult Education
LeMoyne Elementary School
Lincoln Middle School
McCarthy at Beard
McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
Meachem Elementary School
MSAP @ Shea
Nottingham High School
Porter Elementary School
Professional Development
PSLA @ Fowler
Roberts preK-8 School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Superintendent
Syracuse Latin
Van Duyn Elementary School
Webster
Westside Academy at Blodgett
Academics
Athletics
Community Service
Extra-Curricular
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High Schools
Corcoran
Fowler
Henninger
Institute of Technology at Central
Nottingham
PSLA @ Fowler

Alternative Education Programs
Elmcrest
Johnson Center/Adult Education
McCarthy @ Beard
MS Program @ Shea

Middle & K-8 Schools
Clary Middle School
Danforth Middle School
Ed Smith Pre-K-8 School
Expeditionary Learning Middle School
Frazer Pre-K-8 School
Grant Middle School
Huntington Pre-K-8 School
HW Smith Pre-K-8 School
Lincoln Middle School
Roberts Pre-K-8 School
Westside Academy at Blodgett

Elementary Schools
Bellevue Elementary School
Delaware Elementary School
Delaware Primary
Dr. King Elementary School
Dr. Weeks Elementary School
Franklin Elementary School
Hughes Elementary School
LeMoyne Elementary School
McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
Meachem Elementary School
Montessori at Lemoyne
Porter Elementary School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Syracuse Latin
Van Duyn Elementary School
Webster Elementary School

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