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SCSD Hosts Pre-K Summer Institute SCSD Hosts Pre-K Summer Institute: (7/27/17) In partnership with the New York State Education Department, this summer the SCSD hosted a ‘Three Year Old Public Preschool Summer Institute.’  The Institute welcomed early childhood educators from across New York State to take place in workshops, discussions, activities and networking. ...
Frazer Clothing Closet Provides Options for Students, Families in Need Frazer Clothing Closet Provides Options for Students, Families in Need: (7/20/17) Frazer students now have the opportunity to pick out new clothes at school, thanks to a Clothing Closet. Third grade teacher Jen Medina said that students’ comfort is a big contributor to learning, so providing clothing and other basic necessities can help improve students’ school performance. ...
Lincoln WEB Leaders Unveil Bench Project Lincoln WEB Leaders Unveil Bench Project: (7/6/17) “We wanted to do something so people would remember us as WEB leaders,” an eighth grader at Lincoln explained as she worked with a classmate to carry a wooden bench into the school’s gymnasium.   In June, eighth grade WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) leaders partnered with Random ...
Scientist in Residence Program Provides Unique STEM Learning Opportunities 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 ...
Smart Schools Bond Act Public Forum Announced Smart Schools Bond Act Public Forum Announced: (6/23/17) 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 ...
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 ...
Meet the ITC Valedictorian & Salutatorian! Meet the ITC Valedictorian & Salutatorian!: (6/20/17) Solomon Lawrence ITC Valedictorian   Solomon plans to attend Cornell University’s College of Arts and Science where he will major in Biology.   What activities have you been involved in outside of class/outside of school? I am an avid runner. I am the Captain of ...
Roberts & ITC Students Help Curate OHA Exhibition 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, ...
Meet the Henninger HS Valedictorian & Salutatorian! Meet the Henninger HS Valedictorian & Salutatorian!: (6/13/17) Deanna Pomeroy Henninger Valedictorian   Deanna plans to attend LeMoyne College, where she will be undeclared as she determines her path of study.   What activities have you been involved in outside of class/outside of school? National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, ...
HW Smith Girl Up Program Empowers Girls to Be Their Own Advocates 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.   ...
Meet the Corcoran HS Valedictorian & Salutatorian! 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 ...
Clary Garden Partnership Teaches Students Life Skills 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, ...
Meet the Fowler HS Valedictorian & Salutatorian! 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 ...
Nottingham Students Practice Language Skills, Learn to Be Cultural Ambassadors 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 ...
Smart Schools Bond Act Public Forum Announced 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 ...
Meet the Nottingham HS Valedictorian & Salutatorian! 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 ...
ALERT: Edmodo Security Incident 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 ...
Delaware Students Gain Spanish Literacy through Independent Learning 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 ...
Soapbox Derby Helps Students Learn Teamwork, Become Career Ready 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 ...
Teacher Feature: Karen Broughton, PSLA 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, ...



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Danforth Magnet School
Delaware Academy School
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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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