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Danforth Afterschool Program Danforth Afterschool Program: (5/1/18) At Danforth Middle School students have the opportunity to enrich their lives through our afterschool program. Young scholars learn valuable life skills through our cooking, childcare, and sewing classes. They also have the opportunity to participating in enrichment activities such as dance or robotics. ...
Trauma Training at Danfroth Middle School Trauma Training at Danfroth Middle School: (4/13/18) A training for proving a trauma informed education is being hosted at Danforth Middle School on Saturday April, 14, 2018. All families and staff members of the Danforth community are welcome to attend. The training will be held from 10:00 - 2:00 pm. Please call the main office at 315-453-4535 if you ...
Board of Education to Host Community Engagement Forum (4/9) Board of Education to Host Community Engagement Forum (4/9): (3/29/18) The Board of Education of the Syracuse City School District will hold a Community Engagement Forum on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Corcoran High School, 919 Glenwood Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13207 . The public is invited to attend.   There will be a brief presentation, ...
SCSD to Host School Safety Forum March 27th SCSD to Host School Safety Forum March 27th: (3/22/18) The Syracuse City School District and Syracuse Police Department invite you to join a forum on the topic of safety and security in all of our schools. The forum will be facilitated by District staff and Syracuse Police. We hope you will join us for a discussion on this important topic. The forum ...
SCSD to Host JSCB Phase 2 Meetings (Updated) SCSD to Host JSCB Phase 2 Meetings (Updated): (9/15/17) Parents and guardians, as well as the general public, are invited to provide comments on Joint Schools Construction Board (JSCB) Phase 2 Tranche 2 projects. A meeting will be scheduled at each school that is being renovated. Meetings will consist of a brief presentation by the architect and Turner ...
Soapbox Derby Helps Students Learn Teamwork, Become Career Ready Soapbox Derby Helps Students Learn Teamwork, Become Career Ready: (5/16/17) Last July, a team of Soapbox Derby students from Danforth spent a week in Ohio competing in the World Championship Soapbox Derby.   “The hill there was steeper than the one in Syracuse, and it was actually a real track,” seventh grader Saleem Febus explained. “It was different ...
SCSD Students Visit Cornell for ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference SCSD Students Visit Cornell for ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference: (4/27/17) A group of middle school girls from Danforth, Lincoln and Westside Academy at Blodgett recently attended the Expanding Your Horizons conference at Cornell University, intended to help encourage an interest in math and science.   Each year, 500 girls are selected from nationwide entries, and ...
Teen Book Fiends visit OCPL Central Library to make videos Teen Book Fiends visit OCPL Central Library to make videos: (5/3/17) Scholars from Ed Smith and Danforth Teen Book Fiends met at OCPL Central Library. Dragana Drobnjak and Rene Battelle taught everyone about stop-motion video. The scholars then created video based on books we have read and how they feel about choosing books they like. Visit here to see their videos. ...
#SCSDGivesThanks for Our Vice Principals #SCSDGivesThanks for Our Vice Principals: (4/11/17) In celebration of National Assistant Principal Week (April 10-14, 2017), principals and secretaries nominated vice principals that they think are exceptional to be recognized!   Frazer   Frazer Principal Wil Mecum wanted to celebrate his vice principals this week in celebration ...
Danforth & Ed Smith Students Become ‘Teen Book Fanatics’ Danforth & Ed Smith Students Become ‘Teen Book Fanatics’: (3/28/17) “Sometimes, reading makes me emotional,” a Danforth student shared.   “Oh, me too! I laugh… I cry,” an Ed Smith student responded.   “I cry all the time when I read,” another added.   Seventh and eighth graders at Danforth and Ed ...
Teen Book Fiends visit WCNY studios Teen Book Fiends visit WCNY studios: (3/22/17) Teen Book Fiends from Danforth and Ed Smith visited WCNY Monday and did book interviews with the CTE students from OCM-BOCES. Thanks to Debbie Stack and Kathy Labulis. "Information comes in all forms and is shared across many different platforms today. We have books in print, on tablets and ...
Data Coaches Help SCSD Schools Improve Student Outcomes 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. ...
Danforth Students Launch High Altitude Weather Balloon Danforth Students Launch High Altitude Weather Balloon: (11/8/16) Danforth students received an exciting science lesson as they launched a high altitude weather balloon at the school’s football field.   While attending a Fall Technology Conference at SUNY Oswego, Technology teacher Joe Dottolo heard of the weather balloon project and thought it would ...
Urban Fellowship Program Increases Diversity Among SCSD Staff Urban Fellowship Program Increases Diversity Among SCSD Staff: (10/25/16) When she heard about the Urban Fellowship Program, Sheleia Horton was a Teaching Assistant in the SCSD, having only recently completed a Master’s in Education from SUNY Oswego.   “I wish the program had been around before I spent all that money on my degree at Oswego!” she ...
SCSD Students Attend Soap Box Derby World Championships SCSD Students Attend Soap Box Derby World Championships: (7/28/16) Two SCSD students represented Syracuse at the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championships in Akron, Ohio! Henninger student Grace Eberst and Danforth student Saleem Febus were among 165 racers who competed in the Local Stock Division. Congratulations to Grace, who finished second place in her first ...
SCSD Students Were On a Roll in Syracuse Soap Box Derby SCSD Students Were On a Roll in Syracuse Soap Box Derby: (6/24/16) SCSD students from Danforth, Lincoln, Henninger, Roberts, ITC and Ed Smith took part in the annual Syracuse Soap Box Derby. Congratulations to Danforth student Saleem Febus, sponsored by Carrier, who took first place in the Stock Division, as well as Henninger student Tyler Bonferraro, sponsored ...
Students Gain Perspective through Interfaith Works Dialogue Exchange Program Students Gain Perspective through Interfaith Works Dialogue Exchange Program: (6/15/16) Students at SCSD high schools spend five days each school year sharing ideas and engaging in discussions with students from suburban schools, thanks to the Interfaith Works of CNY Dialogue Exchange program.   Each school selects 5 student facilitators and 15 students to take part in the Dialogue ...
School Nurse Feature: Celine Beers, Danforth School Nurse Feature: Celine Beers, Danforth: (5/9/16) After losing her mother at age nine, Celine Beers recalls a teacher sewing a missing button back onto her coat. Another knitted her a hat. These early experiences, she says, are part of the reasons she takes such pleasure in her role as Nurse at Danforth Middle School—and part of the reason she ...
Real Fathers, Real Men Program Helps Support Danforth Students Real Fathers, Real Men Program Helps Support Danforth Students: (3/28/16) “They’re honest with us,” General Davis said of the 7 th and 8 th grade boys he regularly works with at Danforth Middle School, noting that the students openly discuss gangs, drugs, violence and other heavy topics with him. “When you bond with them, they open up.”   ...
SCSD Vex Robotics Teams Heading to World Championships SCSD Vex Robotics Teams Heading to World Championships: (3/9/16) Students from Danforth, Grant, HW Smith, Corcoran and Nottingham took part in the State Vex Robotics Competition at SRC Arena, where they showed off their STEM skills and competed against robotics teams from across the state. Corcoran team “Cougar Robotics” (students Kelsey Lent-Moore, ...



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CORE K-8 @ Elmwood
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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
Montessori at Lemoyne
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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Jaime Alicea, Superintendent

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