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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 >>
Corcoran Blood Drive: (10/26/17) Corcoran Blood Drive The Participation in Government class hosted a Red Cross Blood Drive Thursday October 19, 2017. The event went off without a hitch and the agency was pleased with the amount we were able to collect. This annual  event  teaches our students the importance ... more >>
P-Tech Students Gain Work Experience through Summer Employment: (9/5/17) During the 2016-17 school year, ITC juniors attended several ‘job shadows,’ visiting local partner companies in small groups. The visits, intended to give students a look at the employment opportunities that their programs of study could offer them, were a success – but only allowed ... more >>
Character Day 2017: (9/4/17) Join us and millions around the globe for the fourth annual Character Day on September 13th ! There are already over 100,000 groups signed up to participate in this global conversation about the importance of developing and improving ... 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 >>
Scientist in Residence Program Provides Unique STEM Learning Opportunities: (6/27/17) Fifth grade students at Dr. Weeks, Westside Academy at Blodgett and Ed Smith experienced unique science experiments thanks to a Scientist in Residence program through the New York Academy of Sciences and instruction from SUNY-ESF students.   The program was launched this year in the SCSD as ... 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 >>
Roberts & ITC Students Help Curate OHA Exhibition: (6/15/17) Students from Roberts and ITC recently worked with the Onondaga Historical Association to help curate an exhibition, “We Make America: Stories of Sanctuary and Immigration.”   Focused on exploring the migration of Syracuse residents, including the immigrant and refugee experience, ... more >>
Meet the Corcoran HS Valedictorian & Salutatorian!: (6/6/17) Signe Golash Corcoran Valedictorian   Signe plans to attend Brown University where she will study math.   What activities have you been involved in outside of class/outside of school? Fencing, theater, band (trumpet), National Honor Society   What was your ... more >>
Clary Garden Partnership Teaches Students Life Skills: (6/1/17) In partnership with Cornell Master Gardeners, Clary sixth graders have been working on a special project: growing a garden, complete with orchard, beside the school.   There, they have planted lettuce, spinach, carrots, radishes… even several trees and bushes that will grow plums, apricots, ... more >>
Spelling Bee for Kindergaten: (5/30/17) Kindergarten students studied site words and alphabet sounds this year in ELA.  When the students started intervention classes each day, many students were able to begin to read.  While learning more and more words, those students began to see how the letters and sounds came together.  ... more >>
Nottingham Students Practice Language Skills, Learn to Be Cultural Ambassadors: (5/26/17) Once a week after school, Nottingham Spanish teacher Lisa Crowell’s classroom fills with the sound of French and Spanish. As the Orange and Blue Ambassadors Language Exchange group meets, students practice their conversational language skills by discussing a weekly topic such as travel, family ... more >>
Bellevue Artists Place at SCSD Bus Safety Contest!!: (5/23/17) Bellevue artists do it again! We are so pleased to announce the following students who were recognized for participating in the SCSD Bus Safety Contest:                Marcienne Emmanuel – 3 rd Place                 ... more >>
Teen Book Fiends at Teen Book Fest 2017: () more >>
Delaware Students Gain Spanish Literacy through Independent Learning: (5/18/17) Delaware students in kindergarten through second grade now have the opportunity to learn Spanish—independently – thanks to an SCSD Educational Foundation grant!   Teachers in the school’s Dual Language Program had encountered some difficulty getting native English speakers ... more >>
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 ... more >>
Roberts' End-Of-Year Moving Up and Other Ceremonies: () more >>
Teacher Feature: Karen Broughton, PSLA: (5/11/17) Karen Broughton has worked in urban education for two decades. Twelve years into her teaching career, however, she earned a law degree from Syracuse University College of Law, which ultimately led her to become a criminal defense attorney. Yet, in 2009, she felt compelled to return to the classroom, ... 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 >>
Teacher Feature: Dana Crockett, Van Duyn: (5/9/17) As a student in school, Dana Crockett did not like math.   “You know how there are people who are math people are people who aren’t?” she reflected. “I was one of those who didn’t get it.”   Imagine the irony, then, that now, years later, Ms. Crockett ... 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
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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