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SCSD Libraries Receive Book Donation SCSD Libraries Receive Book Donation: (2/20/18) Paul Pflanz and the Syracuse Parks Conservancy recently presented a donation of 27 books to SCSD librarians for use in each school’s library.   The book, ‘Exploring Green in the ‘Cuse – A User’s Guide to Salt City Parks,’ was created by Mr. Pflanz with the ...
Corcoran Alumni Group Seeks Hall of Fame Nominations Corcoran Alumni Group Seeks Hall of Fame Nominations: (2/15/18) The Corcoran High School 'Cougars for Life' Alumni Organization is seeking nominations for the Corcoran Hall of Fame!  Run through the Corcoran High School PTSO, the group has created a website to allow online nominations to be submitted. Nominees must have graduated from Corcoran ...
Syracuse Latin Spanish Lunch Club Expands Students' Cultural Knowledge Syracuse Latin Spanish Lunch Club Expands Students' Cultural Knowledge: (2/12/18) Twice a week, a group of Syracuse Latin students chooses to gather in Spanish teacher Serena Castiglione’s classroom for a Spanish Lunch Club.   There, they reinforce vocabulary that they learn in their regular Spanish class, while taking a more cultural focus in learning about Spanish ...
Nottingham ENL Advisory Club Gives Students a Voice Nottingham ENL Advisory Club Gives Students a Voice: (2/5/18) “What programming do you want to see here?” Principal Maynard asked. “We would need to talk to all ENL students,” one student responded. “We couldn’t just decide on our own.”   “That’s good leadership,” Mr. Maynard responded. ...
E-Sports Club Brings Competitive Gaming to ITC E-Sports Club Brings Competitive Gaming to ITC: (1/29/18) The ITC E-Sports Club, now in its third year, meets weekly after school. There, students have the opportunity to take part in everything from competitive online gaming to a friendly board game. Together, students compete in Wii games on a smart board, play Dungeons & Dragons, take part in an online ...
You're Invited; Kindergarten Information Sessions You're Invited; Kindergarten Information Sessions: (1/22/18) The Syracuse City School District is pleased to host a series of Kindergarten Information Sessions! If you are a city resident with a child who will be five years old by 12/1/18 (born between 12/2/12 and 12/1/13), you are invited to attend. Information Sessions are an opportunity to meet the principal ...
SCSD Food Committee Seeks Student Input & Action SCSD Food Committee Seeks Student Input & Action: (1/9/18) Henninger junior Nolan Spears noticed that some of his classmates were skipping lunch at school. Some would roam the halls, causing disruptions, while others would leave school to go to a corner store or fast-food restaurant to purchase a meal.   “I saw this as incredibly dangerous, ...
HW Students Learn to Quilt for ‘School Block Challenge’ HW Students Learn to Quilt for ‘School Block Challenge’: (12/28/17) “Ooh, that looks so pretty!”   HW Smith students gather around a sewing machine as their classmate stitches two pieces of fabric together.   The four girls are each creating their own 16x16 inch square quilt block to enter into the 25 th annual School Block Challenge, ...
SCSD Staff Visit Kuwait as Part of Educational Partnership SCSD Staff Visit Kuwait as Part of Educational Partnership: (12/18/17) PSLA Arabic Teacher Abdulilah Al-Dubai and Assistant Director of Special Education Matt Williams recently traveled to Kuwait, where they observed and provided feedback in seven schools over the course of five days. Sponsored by a Kuwaiti education consulting firm, KOT Consulting and Training, the trip ...
SCSD to Hold Public Hearing on District Safety Plan, 12/18 SCSD to Hold Public Hearing on District Safety Plan, 12/18: (12/18/17) The Syracuse City School District Board of Education will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in the District Board Room, 725 Harrison Street, Syracuse, New York. The Work Session will follow immediately at the conclusion of the Hearing.   The Public Hearing is ...
Dr. King Reading Program Helps Improve Student Literacy Dr. King Reading Program Helps Improve Student Literacy: (12/8/17) For the 27 th year, Dr. King students have the opportunity to develop a love for reading thanks to some special volunteers.   Thanks to a reading program started by the Park Central Presbyterian Church, each week, about 35 community volunteers spend an hour in the school library working with ...
Public Review Forum To Be Held December 20th Public Review Forum To Be Held December 20th: (12/4/17) The Syracuse City School District Board of Education will hold a Public Review Forum for the Smart Schools Investment Plan on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in the District Board Room, 725 Harrison Street, Syracuse, New York. A Work Session will follow immediately at the conclusion of the ...
Basketball Invitational Coming Up: 12/8 - 12/9 Basketball Invitational Coming Up: 12/8 - 12/9: (12/5/17) Don't miss the opportunity to cheer on Corcoran, Henninger, ITC, Nottingham and PSLA at Fowler athletes in the Basketball Invitational! The event will take place on Friday, December 8th and Saturday, December 9th at Henninger High School (600 Robinson Street). Admission fee is $5. See below for ...
Seymour Tennis Club Helps Teach More Than Just a Sport Seymour Tennis Club Helps Teach More Than Just a Sport: (11/27/17) “Look how far I can stretch now… I’m becoming more flexible!”   Seymour students in third through fifth grades are proud of their physical fitness, thanks to the school’s Tennis Club. Now in its sixth year, the club is funded by the U.S. Tennis Association and ...
Salem Hyde Students Spread Kindness at Thanksgiving Salem Hyde Students Spread Kindness at Thanksgiving: (11/17/17) Salem Hyde third grade teacher Amy MacDonough has a theme for her class this year: kindness is the new cool.   “I wanted to show them that it doesn’t cost anything to help people in our community,” Ms. MacDonough explained. “So we thought: what can we do?”   ...
Tuberculosis Case Reported in the Public Service Leadership Academy at Fowler Tuberculosis Case Reported in the Public Service Leadership Academy at Fowler: (11/15/17) One individual at the Public Service Leadership Academy at Fowler (PSLA) has been diagnosed with tuberculosis. The Onondaga County Health Department has developed a list of PSLA students and staff who should be tested for Tuberculosis in the event that they were exposed. Testing will be conducted ...
OCC Partnership Expands Into Three SCSD Schools OCC Partnership Expands Into Three SCSD Schools: (11/6/17) In the 2016-17 school year, Onondaga Community College announced a partnership with McKinley-Brighton Elementary. OCC staff visited the school to help students make journals, create spin art to learn about centripetal force, create personal superheroes that are now on display in the new OCC Coulier ...
SCSD Food & Nutrition Director Honored by Cornell Cooperative Extension SCSD Food & Nutrition Director Honored by Cornell Cooperative Extension: (11/1/17) Rachel Murphy, Syracuse City School District Director of Food and Nutrition Services, was recently recognized by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County as the 2017 “Outstanding Cooperator for Nutrition!” Rachel has worked hard to develop strong community partnerships to help ...
HW Smith Students Represent Syracuse City Schools at National Event 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 ...
Muslim Student Association Helps Celebrate Diversity at Nottingham Muslim Student Association Helps Celebrate Diversity at Nottingham: (10/26/17) Stop by the Behavior Intervention Center at Nottingham High School on Friday afternoons and you’ll find a unique sight: students and staff taking part in Jumah prayer.   “Students and staff in most cases are not able to attend during the school year, so we are grateful to have ...



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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

Syracuse City School District
Jaime Alicea, Superintendent

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