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Superintendent's Message - 11/9/18 Superintendent's Message - 11/9/18: (11/13/18) November is a time when #SCSDGivesThanks! On Monday, our Franklin scholars visited St. Joseph’s Hospital to show their appreciation for the doctors, nurses and staff there. They handed out heart-shaped thank you notes to the staff, and check out this video of students performing a ‘flash ...
Superintendent's Message - 11/2/18 Superintendent's Message - 11/2/18: (11/5/18) As we have struggled with ongoing violence here in Syracuse, we have also seen senseless acts of violence occur on a national scale. Please join me in keeping Pittsburgh residents – especially the Jewish community – in your thoughts and prayers. The recent synagogue attack there reiterates ...
Superintendent's Message - 10/26/18 Superintendent's Message - 10/26/18: (10/29/18) In case you haven’t heard, one of our talented #SCSDArts students at Ed Smith School, Amiah Crisler, has been selected to create a mural in downtown Syracuse! Her mural will be titled ‘Lemp Park Pet Forest’ and will be a colorful addition to the downtown landscape. If you’d like ...
Superintendent's Message - 10/19/18 Superintendent's Message - 10/19/18: (10/22/18) October is Bullying Awareness Month, and many of our schools are hosting special activities to help show students the importance of inclusion. This week, Van Duyn scholars enjoyed the first of two visits from McMahon/Ryan staff as part of the No Bully Zone program. Students are learning about what bullying ...
Superintendent's Message - 10/12/18 Superintendent's Message - 10/12/18: (10/16/18) I am heartbroken to have to report the news of yet another student death due to gun violence in the community. While we are lucky that this violence in the community has not entered our school buildings, these acts of violence still have an impact on our students, families and staff. While we are prepared ...
Superintendent's Message - 10/5/18 Superintendent's Message - 10/5/18: (10/9/18) I am proud to announce that three SCSD teachers have been named NYS Master Teachers ! These teachers receive an annual stipend for four years to engage in peer mentoring and teacher training. They are recognized not just for their innovative teaching but also for their involvement in their school community ...
Superintendent's Message - 9/28/18 Superintendent's Message - 9/28/18: (10/1/18) Frazer scholars started the week with an exciting opportunity: thanks to Life on the Edge Barber Lounge, they were able to get free haircuts before picture day ! Community support like this means so much to our district, and is such a great way to give our students a boost.   On Tuesday, Assistant ...
Superintendent's Message - 9/20/18 Superintendent's Message - 9/20/18: (9/24/18) I want to start this message with a quick shout out to the staff at PSLA at Fowler, who have done a great job engaging families and the community, one of the priorities of our new strategic plan, Building Our Future! Danforth also hosted a successful curriculum night which engaged families and Roberts ...
Superintendent's Message - 9/14/18 Superintendent's Message - 9/14/18: (9/17/18) This week, we remembered the events of September 11, 2001. I was encouraged to see many of you incorporating 9/11 into your curriculum as a way to help our students become #SCSDCivicReady. The anniversary of that tragic day should continue to serve as a reminder of the importance of us coming together, ...
Superintendent's Message - 9/7/18 Superintendent's Message - 9/7/18: (9/10/18) Welcome back! It was a short but successful first week of school here in the SCSD. Thank you to each of you for the role you played this week in helping our scholars start the year off on a positive note.   In case you missed it, there were many #SCSDFirstDay celebrations across the district ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 8/31/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 8/31/18: (9/4/18) The new school year is upon us – welcome back! I am excited to see all of you at the inaugural staff convocation on Tuesday, where I will be sharing our new strategic plan, Building Our Future. The convocation will be a great way for us to learn how we can work together to ensure that we are ...
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 ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/22/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/22/18: (6/25/18) Summer vacation is officially here! Thank you for doing your part to help contribute to the success of our students, our schools and our district this past school year.   It was great to see the end-of-year celebrations and special events taking place at many of our schools this week. At ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/15/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/15/18: (6/18/18) This week, we celebrated our SCSD Class of 2018! Students from Corcoran, Henninger, ITC, Nottingham and PSLA at Fowler shared their top goal in life after SCSD graduation, and I encourage you to take a few minutes to watch this inspiring video of their responses .   Our younger students also ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/8/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/8/18: (6/11/18) Graduation is approaching… in just two weeks, we will welcome our newest group of #SCSDAlumni! This week, I enjoyed heading to Arrowhead Lodge with members of this year’s Superintendent’s Student Cabinet for a year-end celebration and to thank the students who shared their insights ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/1/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 6/1/18: (6/4/18) It may have been a short work week, but it was action-packed in the SCSD! The week started off with Leadership Academies for our principals, vice principals and administrative interns. The school year may be coming to a close, but our school leaders are still hard at work trying to improve their school ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/25/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/25/18: (5/29/18) Throughout the district, this was a week of #SCSDSuccess! On Tuesday, our middle school students from 11 SCSD schools visited the Carrier Dome for the annual SUNY-ESF Science Fair . There were more than 300 projects on display this year, and it was great to see how hard these students worked on their ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/18/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/18/18: (5/21/18) We started the week with a great opportunity for all of our high school track and field athletes to come together and show their #SCSDAthletics talents at the 2018 All-City Track Championship ! It was a perfect way to show off the new Henninger track and football field, and more importantly, to let ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/11/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/11/18: (5/14/18) Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Our teachers are shaping the minds – and lives – of our students each and every day. It was wonderful to see so many special school celebrations and recognitions this week , and I hope that you all took the time to commend a special teacher in our district ...
Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/4/18 Superintendent's Message to Staff - 5/4/18: (5/7/18) Over Spring Recess, a group of SCSD high school students traveled the East Coast for the annual HBCU Tour , organized by Chief Wright-Williams. They visited Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA, Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC, Howard University in Washington, DC and several other ...

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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
Expeditionary Learning School
Franklin Elementary School
Frazer K-8 School
Grant Middle School
Henninger High School
Huntington K-8 School
HW Smith K-8 School
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
Syracuse Latin
Van Duyn Elementary School
Westside Academy at Blodgett
Community Service
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Jaime Alicea, Superintendent
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Syracuse, NY 13210