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Frazer Students Conduct Planetary Exploration: (3/22/17) Frazer students worked together to build rovers that could capture video clips and rock and mineral specimens when they are dropped onto another planet.   Or rather, they will replicate landing rovers on another planet within their Frazer auditorium, thanks to funding from an SCSD Educational ... more >>
You're Invited: ESSA Meeting on March 28th: (3/21/17) All SCSD families are invited to attend the second ESSA Regional State Plan Development Meeting, previously scheduled for March 15th, which has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 28th . The meeting will take place at ITC High School (258 E. Adams Street) from 5:30-7:30 pm .   ... more >>
Nottingham Students Raise Trout in the Classroom: (3/20/17) “The pH might be high because the ammonia level is high,” Nottingham Natural Resources teacher Jaime Rodriguez explained to students as they tested the water of their classroom fish tank.   As part of a grant funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation , Natural Resources students ... more >>
Dr. King ‘Lending Library’ Helps ENL Students Improve Literacy: (3/13/17) With 91 Dr. King students – about 20 percent of the student body – receiving English as a New Language (ENL) services, ENL teacher Julia Schooler knew there was a need to make a home-school connection to help these students improve their English proficiency.   As the result of ... more >>
Social Worker Feature: Melissa Mendez, ITC: (3/10/17) ITC social worker Melissa Mendez didn’t like high school when she was a student at Corcoran. She had a negative experience with a school counselor, who she felt didn’t believe that she could succeed.   After working as a hairstylist for years, she noted the irony that she felt ... more >>
Grant Students Spread Messages of Hope: (3/9/17) Grant Middle School art teacher Lisa Teater learned of “We Rise Above the Streets” from a former coworker at Danforth. Now, she and her family regularly volunteer for the group that aims to assist the city’s homeless population by providing meals, toiletries, hats and gloves and more. ... more >>
Hearing Announced for SCSD Districtwide Safety Plan: (3/9/17) The SCSD is well aware of the concerns of safety, both physical and emotional, that exist within a public school system in an urban setting. SCSD strives to provide a safe learning and teaching environment for all of our students, staff and community members. That is why we have  updated our Safety ... more >>
SCSD Board of Education Names Jaime Alicea SCSD Superintendent: (3/8/17) The Syracuse City School District Board of Education has voted to formally name Jaime Alicea Superintendent of the SCSD. Mr. Alicea has served the District for more than 30 years and has been acting as Interim Superintendent since August 2016. He is a life-long educator who has worked on behalf ... more >>
Social Worker Feature: Amy Phinney, Westside Academy at Blodgett: (3/8/17) After serving as a teaching assistant in Pre-K for 10 years, Amy Phinney is now in her second year as a social worker at Westside Academy at Blodgett.   “It dawned on me one day as a Pre-K TA that the whole family needs support, not just the students,” Ms. Phinney recalled of the ... more >>
You're Invited: ESSA Meeting on March 15th: (3/9/17) All SCSD families are invited to attend the second ESSA Regional State Plan Development Meeting on March 15 at ITC High School, 258 E. Adams Street, from 5:30-7:30 pm.   At this meeting, families will be asked to share their thoughts and ideas on what the NYS Education Department (NYSED) intends ... more >>
Social Worker Feature: Shannon Geer, Meachem: (3/6/17) “What makes you awesome? I want to know what is awesome about you!”   Meachem Social Worker Shannon Geer asks this question of her students each day, in a genuine effort to help give them a confidence boost.   “Kids have a hard time recognizing that about themselves,” ... more >>
Data Coaches Help SCSD Schools Improve Student Outcomes: (3/1/17) Among the entire SCSD, Danforth Middle School saw the most reductions in chronic absences and office referrals in the first half of the 2016-17 school year. Principal Gene Jones attributes these improvements largely to the school’s use of data to target at-risk students and implement early interventions. ... more >>
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LeMoyne Students Gain English Literacy through PENPal Program: (2/28/17) In Michaela Clark’s English as a New Language (ENL) classroom at LeMoyne Elementary, one group of students read books in Nepali. A second group, native Spanish speakers, practiced a phonics activity; while a third group used flash cards to learn early English words and phonics.   Ms. ... more >>
ITC Students Partner with OHA, Everson to Organize Exhibition: (2/24/17) Thanks to guidance from a historical curator, the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA) and the Everson Museum, ITC Participation in Government students had a unique opportunity to help curate an exhibition at the OHA Museum.   Former SCSD teacher Qiana Kiane, now at the Everson Museum of ... more >>
Student Test Scores Show Increase in Achievement: (2/23/17) SCSD students made strong gains in the first half of the school year, according to new data highlighting student growth on the STAR ELA and Math Assessments.   The STAR assessments are administered to students in kindergarten through 11 th grade each year in September, December and ... more >>
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 >>



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Franklin Elementary School
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Grant Middle School
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Lincoln Middle School
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Meachem Elementary School
MSAP @ Shea
Nottingham High School
Porter Elementary School
Professional Development
PSLA @ Fowler
Roberts preK-8 School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
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Van Duyn Elementary School
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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

Syracuse City School District
Jaime Alicea, Superintendent

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