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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 >>
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 >>
HW Smith Girl Up Program Empowers Girls to Be Their Own Advocates: (6/8/17) A new program in partnership with the United Nations Foundation is empowering girls at HW Smith to become advocates for themselves and others. “Girl Up,” the first of its kind in the SCSD, brings eighth grade girls together to talk about issues impacting them and their future.   ... more >>
SU Students Help Develop Young Leaders through Empathy Matters Program: (4/13/17) Second graders at HW Smith are learning how to recognize emotions, display empathy, create support networks and work through stressful situations, thanks to SU mentors and a semester-long program called ‘Empathy Matters.’   Once a week, SU student volunteers visit with select HW ... more >>
#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 ... more >>
Third Annual SCSD CTE Expo Highlights Unique High School Program Offerings: (2/2/17) Eighth graders throughout the SCSD had the opportunity to see firsthand all 24 Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that will be open to them as high school students, thanks to the third annual SCSD CTE Expo.   Hosted by current CTE students, the Expo allowed eighth graders to experience ... more >>
Literacy Corps Helps SCSD Students Improve Reading, Writing Skills: (1/5/17) “Don’t be shy… just sound it out!”   Elizabeth Salter is a freshman English major at Syracuse University. Three days a week, she works at Franklin Elementary to help third and fourth grade students develop their reading and writing skills.   At Franklin, Elizabeth ... more >>
SCSD Students Learn Strategy through Chess Clubs: (8/11/16) For many students, the end of the school day means a chance to let loose—to be loud, to get outside and to run around. But at Ed Smith, HW Smith, ITC and Nottingham, students from kindergarten through high school spend the first of their after school hours sitting quietly in classrooms or libraries, ... more >>
SCSD Schools Begin Transition to Opportunity Culture Model: (6/20/16) As part of a Districtwide strategy to provide more time for teacher collaboration, a focus on excellent teaching and an overall positive change in school culture, SCSD schools are transitioning to an Opportunity Culture staffing solution.   In its second year at Bellevue, Clary, Grant and ... more >>
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 ... more >>
SCSD Students Celebrate Navy Week with Concerts, Dive Tank and More: (6/10/16) In celebration of Navy Week, SCSD students at Danforth, HW Smith, Grant, Salem Hyde, Bellevue, PSLA at Fowler, Frazer and Corcoran enjoyed special festivities, intended to help them learn about the Navy and the many ways in which its members protect America.   From demonstrations in a Navy ... more >>
SCSD Students Benefit from College Mentor Visits: (5/17/16) Across the SCSD, students in elementary and middle school are benefitting from visits with college students. At HW Smith, Ed Smith and Grant, about 40 Syracuse University students rotate through seventh and eighth grade classrooms, talking with students about peer pressure, drugs, alcohol and making ... more >>
SRC, Inc. Donates $11,000 in Equipment to SCSD Schools: (4/6/16) Students at HW Smith, Ed Smith, Westside Academy at Blodgett and the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection now have many new science projects to execute, thanks to more than $11,000 in equipment donations from SRC, Inc.   In support of the Engineering Ambassadors Program at Syracuse University, ... more >>
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, ... more >>
Building Men Students Help the Homeless: (2/22/16) Young men throughout the SCSD spent their school break helping the homeless, thanks to the Building Men program, now in action in 11 schools.   As part of their mid-winter community service project, students from McKinley-Brighton, Clary and H.W. Smith, as well as program alumni who now attend ... more >>
HW Smith Peace Leaders Enjoy 'Puppy Time' in Visit from Guiding Eyes for the Blind: (12/22/15) Fifth through eighth graders in the HW Smith Peace Leaders class enjoyed time with some furry friends, thanks to the enrichment program with Peaceful Schools and a visit from a volunteer with Guiding Eyes for the Blind.   Linda DePuy has been raising puppies for more than 20 years through ... more >>
H.W. Smith Students Host Peace Rally: (9/23/15) H.W. Smith Principal Teri Haley served as the Master of Ceremony at the school’s first-ever Peace Rally. Intended to create a sense of teamwork and inclusion with a focus on a school centered on the characteristics of peace, dozens of students, families and staff attended the event.   ... 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
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
Academics
Athletics
Community Service
Extra-Curricular
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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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