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Salem Hyde Students Spread Kindness at Thanksgiving: (11/17/17) Salem Hyde third grade teacher Amy MacDonough has a theme for her class this year: kindness is the new cool.   “I wanted to show them that it doesn’t cost anything to help people in our community,” Ms. MacDonough explained. “So we thought: what can we do?”   ... more >>
Tuberculosis Case Reported in the Public Service Leadership Academy at Fowler: (11/15/17) One individual at the Public Service Leadership Academy at Fowler (PSLA) has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The Onondaga County Health Department has developed a list of PSLA students and staff who should be tested for Tuberculosis in the event that they were exposed. Testing will be conducted ... more >>
OCC Partnership Expands Into Three SCSD Schools: (11/6/17) In the 2016-17 school year, Onondaga Community College announced a partnership with McKinley-Brighton Elementary. OCC staff visited the school to help students make journals, create spin art to learn about centripetal force, create personal superheroes that are now on display in the new OCC Coulier ... more >>
SCSD Food & Nutrition Director Honored by Cornell Cooperative Extension: (11/1/17) Rachel Murphy, Syracuse City School District Director of Food and Nutrition Services, was recently recognized by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County as the 2017 “Outstanding Cooperator for Nutrition!” Rachel has worked hard to develop strong community partnerships to help ... more >>
HW Smith Students Represent Syracuse City Schools at National Event: (10/30/17) Students and educators from HW Smith Pre-K-8 School were among an elite group selected to present to more than 2,000 attendees at the national Project Lead The Way (PLTW) conference – PLTW Summit 2017 – in Orlando this month. They were one of just 18 groups from across the United States ... more >>
Muslim Student Association Helps Celebrate Diversity at Nottingham: (10/26/17) Stop by the Behavior Intervention Center at Nottingham High School on Friday afternoons and you’ll find a unique sight: students and staff taking part in Jumah prayer.   “Students and staff in most cases are not able to attend during the school year, so we are grateful to have ... more >>
Boys Academy Helps McKinley-Brighton Students Develop Character: (10/19/17) Each morning, third through fifth grade boys at McKinley-Brighton break out by grade level to meet with Vice Principal Eric Patterson for a few minutes for a short lesson in character building. Students talk with Mr. Patterson and other adult male role models about discipline, dedication, self-motivation ... more >>
Smart Schools Bond Act Public Forum Announced: (10/16/17) The Smart Schools Bond Act was passed in the 2014-15 Enacted NYS Budget and approved by the voters in a statewide referendum held during the 2014 General Election November 4, 2014.  The Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved ... more >>
Blessings in a Backpack Program Expands to Four Schools: (10/13/17) 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 ... more >>
Join us this weekend for the CNY Family Conference!: (10/12/17) Don't miss the Parent University CNY Family Conference coming up on Saturday, October 14th at PSLA at Fowler High School. The event will run from 10 am - 2:30 pm. It's not too late to register and walk-ins are welcome!  See the image to the left for a detailed list of parent ... more >>
Special Education Community Advisory Council Location Change: (10/11/17) The Special Education Community Advisory Council meeting location has changed.  The meeting will now be held in the cafeteria at Lincoln MS from 5:30 – 6:30 PM on Thursday, October 11th.  This month's meeting is an open forum with Director Amy Evans.  We hope to see you there. ... more >>
Lincoln Gratitude Journals Help Students, Staff Embrace Each Other: (10/5/17) Each morning as Lincoln Middle School students arrive at school, they take out their journals and write down one thing they’re grateful for.   “We write what we’re grateful for so our attitude changes and stays positive throughout the day,” eighth grader Shase Lobdell ... more >>
Reminder: Families Encouraged to Check Homes for Bed Bugs: (10/13/17) All families are encouraged to be diligent about checking for bed bugs. Please see the information below to learn how to search for bed bugs in your home, how to get rid of them if they are discovered and more. Our SCSD Facilities Department and contracted pest control will continue working to ensure ... more >>
Ahmeed Turner Named Executive Director of Say Yes Syracuse: (9/29/17) Ahmeed Turner, the scholarship director of Say Yes Syracuse since 2012, has been named the chapter’s executive director, the Say Yes to Education national organization announced today.   Launched in 2008, the Say Yes Syracuse partnership has marshaled an array of public and private entities ... more >>
SCSD Schools Host Fundraisers for Paige’s Butterfly Run: (9/27/17) Students at Bellevue, Ed Smith and Dr. King enjoyed wearing their pajamas to school one day this fall, and they did it for a good cause. In support of Paige’s Butterfly Run, students raised money to earn the ability to wear pajamas in school, in solidarity with children in the hospital who have ... more >>
SCSD Adult Education Students Named NYACCE Students of the Year: (9/20/17) Two SCSD Adult Education students were selected among 20 statewide for recognition as New York Association for Continuing/Community Education (NYACCE) Students of the Year for 2017.    Esperanza Masorodze came to the U.S. from Cuba at age 12 and ultimately had to drop out of high school ... more >>
DONATIONS WELCOME: Help Grant MS Support Hurricane Relief!: (9/14/17) Grant Middle School AVID teacher Sandy Francis has partnered with Liberty Academy in Victoria, Texas to aid in hurricane relief. This is a school of about 200 students who are recovering from the impact of Hurricane Harvey. Please join Ms. Francis in contributing money, school supplies & ... more >>
Delaware Students Receive Book Donation: (9/13/17) 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 ... more >>
P-Tech Students Gain Work Experience through Summer Employment: (9/5/17) During the 2016-17 school year, ITC juniors attended several ‘job shadows,’ visiting local partner companies in small groups. The visits, intended to give students a look at the employment opportunities that their programs of study could offer them, were a success – but only allowed ... more >>
CNY STEM Camp Helps Girls Become #SCSDCareerReady: (8/30/17) For a week this summer, a group of young women gathered in the Science Center at LeMoyne College. From 9 am to 4 pm, they learned about particulates, tried their hand at soldering, learned about drones and aerodynamics, attempted coding and more.   Part of the objective of the CNY STEM Summer ... more >>



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Clary Middle School
CORE K-8 @ Elmwood
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
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
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
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High Schools
Corcoran
Henninger
Institute of Technology at Central
Nottingham
PSLA @ Fowler

Alternative Education Programs
CORE K-8 @ Elmwood
Elmcrest
Johnson Center/Adult Education
McCarthy @ Beard

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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