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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 >>
SCSD Students Become Avid Readers Thanks to Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge: (8/9/17) 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 ... more >>
8th Grade AVID Students Create Carnival for Teachers: (8/4/17) June 23, 2017, which was the last day of school for staff, GMS 8th grade AVID students created a midway of carnival games for the GMS staff.  The games included a basket toss,  basketball toss, wiffle ball throw, dart game, and a ping pong toss.  The Students designed, built and supervised ... more >>
GMS Celebrates its Third Annual Multi-Cultural Festival: (6/22/17) GMS celebrated our cultural diversity with our Third Annual Multi-Cultural Festival, Cultural Fusion .  Our Students shared music and dance from Nepal, Thailand,  Somalia, West Africa, Cuba, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and the United States.   more >>
GMS WEB Leaders Meet New WEB leaders: (6/22/17) In June, our 2016-17 WEB Leaders met with our 2017-18 WEB leaders for our annual "Spring Play Day."  This is the only opportunity that our veteran WEB leaders have to train our incoming WEB leaders.  Our WEB leaders share insights about the program as well as show the new WEB leaders ... more >>
GMS 8th Grade Students go to Baltimore and Washington, DC: (6/22/17) GMS 8th grade students just returned from 3 days in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.  In Baltimore, GMS scholars enjoyed the Inner Harbor, the Science Center and the National Aquarium.  GMS scholars were very grateful that the Megladon Shark is extinct!  We finished our evening in Maryland ... more >>
GMS Gators at the SCSD Art Show: (6/22/17) GMS Students' art work was on display at the SCSD Art Show.  Great Work by our students!  Thank you, Ms. Smith and Mrs. Teater! more >>
Motown Visits GMS: (6/22/17) In May, Several cast members of Motown, The Musical, visited GMS.  After performing some of Motown's greatest hits, the cast answered questions about life on the road as performers.  The cast also taught some GMS students some of the dance moves of the Miracles, the Supremes and Michael ... more >>
Teacher Feature: Jon Hawa, Grant Middle School: (5/10/17) This is Jon Hawa’s fourth year at Grant Middle School, where he teaches English Language Arts. But his passion for helping his students improve– and his school— runs deep. In addition to teaching 7 th and 8 th graders about fiction, theme, character and the like, he also serves ... more >>
GMS 7th Grade AVID Raising Money for an Orphanage in Uganda: (4/28/17) Meg Himes' 7th grade AVID class has been following the travels and experiences of a Syracuse University student abroad in Uganda. Shaylah Nichols is currently volunteering at an orphanage called Raising Up Hope for Uganda or RUHU. The children within the orphanage are able to attend school ... more >>
Students with Disabilities Share Experiences at College Forum: (4/28/17) SUNY Cortland sophomore Skye Malik knows firsthand that dyslexia doesn’t have to stop people from reaching their goals. As a high school student, Malik founded The Paco Project , named for her grandfather, Leo “Paco” Corey, who is dyslexic. Corey didn’t finish high school ... more >>
GMS DRAMA CLUB: (3/16/17) GMS Drama Club Presents Willy Wonka, Jr., Thursday, march 16, 2017 at 6:00 PM.  Please Join Us! 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
ASMITA BHATTARAI in the Spotlight: (1/9/17) more >>
Grant Students Become Composers, Create Their Own Music: (1/11/17) Students in Sara Morey’s music classroom at Grant Middle School rotate through a keyboard station, a lyric station, a score set-up station and a teacher-led station… all part of a project in which they are composing their own songs.   “When I was little, I wrote songs, but ... 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 >>
8th Grade Living Environment Students Visit Tupper Lake Wild Center: (11/30/16) Eighth Grade Students in Mr. Woolery's Living Environment class enjoyed a field trip to The Wild Center at Tupper Lake in the Adirondacks.  The students participated in some exciting lessons about water quality, climate change and biodiversity.  They finished up their visit with a walk ... more >>
Curriculum Night 2016: (11/2/16) On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, GMS hosted a curriculum night.  Parents and students joined ELA and Math teachers in the library for strategies to use with homework.  Since ELA and Math are taught very differently than we, as adults, learned, GMS offered a wide variety of tools to help families ... more >>



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Bellevue Elementary School
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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