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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 >>
Meet the Fowler HS Valedictorian & Salutatorian!: (6/13/17) Kyaw Kyaw Fowler Valedictorian   Kyaw plans to attend Onondaga Community College, where she plans to study nursing.   What activities have you been involved in outside of class/outside of school? Tennis, Math Club, Environmental Club, math tutoring   What was your ... 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 >>
Smart Schools Bond Act Public Forum Announced: (5/24/17) The Smart Schools Bond Act was passed in the 2014-15 Enacted NYS Budget and approved by the voters in a statewide referendum held during the 2014 General Election November 4, 2014.  The Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved ... more >>
Meet the Nottingham HS Valedictorian & Salutatorian!: (5/23/17) Lauren Ashby Nottingham Valedictorian   Lauren plans to attend Sarah Lawrence College where she would like to focus on Public Policy.   What activities have you been involved in outside of class/outside of school? Varsity soccer, theater, Seeds of Peace, Key Club, National ... more >>
ALERT: Edmodo Security Incident: (5/19/17) The SCSD IT Department has learned that Edmodo, Inc ., a learning platform used by many schools and teachers in the SCSD, has suffered a security incident that potentially affects the accounts of Edmodo users. Many SCSD staff use this platform in their classrooms.   If your child’s teacher ... 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 >>
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 >>
Share Your Feedback with NYS: ESSA Public Comment Period Now Open: (5/9/17) New York State's Draft Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan Summary has been posted at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/accountability/documents/draft-ny-essa-plan-summary-may-2017.pdf .   In addition, New York State's Draft Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan has been posted at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/accountability/documents/draft-ny-essa-plan-may-2017.pdf ... more >>
Salem Hyde Students Create Interdisciplinary Ceramic Tile Mural: (5/4/17) For the third year running, Salem Hyde fifth graders have the opportunity to become a lasting part of their school by creating a tile mural, thanks to a grant funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation.   “The tile relief process is the same each year, but the theme is different,” ... more >>
Career Exploration Series Brings Future to Life for Middle School Girls: (5/2/17) Frazer and Westside Academy at Blodgett girls in grades six to eight had a unique opportunity to speak with a female farmer, judge, nurse, journalist and more, thanks to the Career Exploration Series.   Cosponsored by Mayor Miner and the Women’s Commission, the series is offered at two ... more >>
SCSD Students Visit Cornell for ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference: (4/27/17) A group of middle school girls from Danforth, Lincoln and Westside Academy at Blodgett recently attended the Expanding Your Horizons conference at Cornell University, intended to help encourage an interest in math and science.   Each year, 500 girls are selected from nationwide entries, and ... more >>
Nottingham Partnership with SU Allows for Hands-On Science Learning: (4/25/17) Nottingham Living Environment students studied stages of development, cell division, the impacts of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and more, all thanks to a partnership with Syracuse University that provided them with hands-on experiments involving zebrafish embryos.   Teachers Rebecca Wilk and Naomi ... more >>
Important Info About Sports Physicals for 2017-18: (4/24/17) All students participating in interscholastic athletics must have a physical exam completed within a year of the beginning of the sports season in which they plan to play. A child’s physician is the best doctor to perform the physical as they are the most familiar with the child’s medical ... more >>
Get Ready to Register for High School Summer School: (4/21/17) Summer school registration for high school students is fast approaching!  Summer school will run from 8:30 - 11:55 am at Henninger (for Henninger, Nottingham and ITC students) and PSLA at Fowler (for PSLA, Fowler, Corcoran and ITC students). Summer school will run from July 5th through August 15th. ... more >>
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 ... more >>



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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
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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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