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Back to School Parent Engagement Tips Back to School Parent Engagement Tips: (9/12/18) Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! As we work together in Building Our Future and helping to prepare our students for #SCSDSuccess, our families play a critical role. Here are some helpful tips from our school teachers and administrators on how parents and guardians can best become active partners ...
Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares: (9/10/18) WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME OUR STUDENTS & STAFF BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE 2018 - 19 SCHOOL YEAR! As with any new beginning, a new school year comes with questions and unknowns. To serve as a resource for families, several Syracuse City School District departments ...
2018-19 School Supply Lists By Grade 2018-19 School Supply Lists By Grade: (8/6/18) Kindergarten 1 lg. backpack [no wheels], 12 Elmer’s glue sticks, 2 boxes of 24 color Crayola crayons, 1 big pink eraser, 2 boxes of tissues, 1 composition notebook any color, 1 package of dry erase markers with the eraser attached, 1 folder, 1 roll of paper towels.  Bathing Suit and ...
SCSD Partnership with NYU Helps Promote Excellent Teaching SCSD Partnership with NYU Helps Promote Excellent Teaching: (5/7/18) With the goal of creating a pipeline of committed urban educators, 15 future SCSD teachers are currently earning their Master’s degree while working in our schools. The embedded Master of Arts Teacher Residency Program (EMAT) program, in partnership with New York University, is currently in year ...
SCSD Students Attend NSBE National Convention SCSD Students Attend NSBE National Convention: (4/5/18) Students from Clary, Corcoran, Ed Smith, ELMS, Grant, Henninger, Huntington, HW Smith, ITC, Nottingham, PSLA and Roberts recently attended the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) National Convention in Pittsburgh, PA. There, they had the opportunity to compete in hands-on engineering and science ...
Upstate Oasis Program Brings Mentors to SCSD Schools Upstate Oasis Program Brings Mentors to SCSD Schools: (4/10/18) “Which do you like better… reading or coloring?” Oasis tutor Rosalind NaPier asked a first grader at McKinley-Brighton as the youngster colored in an ‘About Me’ book. “Hmm…” the student pondered as she completed a crayon drawing of a monkey, her ...
You're Invited; Kindergarten Information Sessions You're Invited; Kindergarten Information Sessions: (1/22/18) The Syracuse City School District is pleased to host a series of Kindergarten Information Sessions! If you are a city resident with a child who will be five years old by 12/1/18 (born between 12/2/12 and 12/1/13), you are invited to attend. Information Sessions are an opportunity to meet the principal ...
SCSD Students Become Avid Readers Thanks to Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge 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 ...
Wegmans Partnership Brings Farmer’s Markets to SCSD Schools Wegmans Partnership Brings Farmer’s Markets to SCSD Schools: (6/23/17) Students in SCSD elementary schools recently had the opportunity to shop for their own produce, thanks to Farmer’s Market stands provided by Wegmans and the SCSD Department of Food & Nutrition Services.   The stands allowed students to pick fruits and vegetables to try for themselves ...
Huntington Students Vote in ‘Battle of the Books’ Competition Huntington Students Vote in ‘Battle of the Books’ Competition: (4/19/17) First graders at Huntington experienced a unique way to make their voices heard – as well as a deepened interest in reading—thanks to a project led by Library/Media Specialist Denice Buchanan.   Selecting sixteen children’s books that the students had read in kindergarten ...
Student Test Scores Show Increase in Achievement 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 ...
SCSD Students Learn to Value Each Other through Positivity Project 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 ...
Middle School Counselor Feature: Andy Leonardo, Huntington 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 ...
‘Balancing the Books’ Helps SCSD Students Become #SCSDCareerReady ‘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 ...
School Nurse Feature: Tammy Lowe, Huntington School Nurse Feature: Tammy Lowe, Huntington: (5/13/16) With two young children at home, then-family practice Nurse Practitioner Tammy Lowe took some time off to care for them. When the children entered school, she anticipated taking a part time job at a hospital. Instead, a full-time School Nurse position opened up at Huntington.   Coming from ...
Teacher Appreciation Week: Dagmar Poll, Huntington Teacher Appreciation Week: Dagmar Poll, Huntington: (5/6/16) Dagmara Poll, the Spanish teacher at Huntington, has quite the tale to tell when it comes to how she ended up in the field of education.   Born in Cuba, she had the opportunity to study in Moscow, living there for six years. Upon moving to the United States, she worked in computer engineering ...
SCSD Schools Celebrate Black History Month in Exciting, Unique Ways SCSD Schools Celebrate Black History Month in Exciting, Unique Ways: (3/1/16) Each day for a week, Roberts students got a unique look at notable African Americans from the past through a Living History activity. After selecting an individual to research at home, teachers selected a few students to get in character and visit other classrooms throughout the school to talk about ...
SCSD Schools Earn Improved Accountability Status from New York State Education Department SCSD Schools Earn Improved Accountability Status from New York State Education Department: (2/29/16) The New York State Education Department has just released the school acountability designations for the 2016-2017 school year.  This process identifies schools and districts across the state based on student progress on the NYS Assessments and high school graduation rates. This identification process ...



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