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SCSD Board of Education to Hold Code of Conduct Public Hearing: (7/29/16) The Board of Education of the Syracuse City School District will hold a public hearing on  Monday, August 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m . at 725 Harrison Street, Syracuse, New York.  The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public comments on proposed changes to the Code of Conduct. Speakers ... more >>
SCSD Students Attend Soap Box Derby World Championships: (7/28/16) Two SCSD students represented Syracuse at the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championships in Akron, Ohio! Henninger student Grace Eberst and Danforth student Saleem Febus were among 165 racers who competed in the Local Stock Division. Congratulations to Grace, who finished second place in her first ... more >>
Frazer Students Explore Rockets Through Cross-Curricular Study: (7/26/16) 3, 2, 1, Blastoff!   In math class, Frazer sixth graders learned about how to measure the height a rocket reaches after launch. In social studies, they learned about the history of rockets. In technology, they got to build their own rockets, complete with engines, and prepare them for launch. ... more >>
Contract for Excellence Public Hearing Announced: (7/19/16) The Syracuse City School District will hold a public hearing on the 2016-17 Contract for Excellence on August 16 th from 4:30-5:30 PM in the Board Room at 725 Harrison St.    The Contract for Excellence narratives, school standings and budgetary information can be found below.  The ... more >>
ITC Students Become 'Inspectors of the Future' through Drone Project: (7/15/16) Freshmen and sophomores in the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-Tech) program at ITC learned about drone technology and operation through a special unit highlighting the growing career field. Thanks to a grant provided by the SCSD Educational Foundation, this project allowed students ... more >>
Superintendent Contreras' Resignation Letter: (7/14/16) At a Board of Education meeting on July 13, 2016, Superintendent Sharon L. Contreras read her resignation letter, formally declaring her intent to resign as Superintendent effective August 5, 2016. Dr. Contreras has accepted a position as Superintendent of Guilford County Schools in Greensboro, ... more >>
SCSD Board of Education Names Interim Superintendent: (7/13/16) The Syracuse City School District Board of Education has named Jaime Alicea Interim Superintendent of Schools for the Syracuse City School District. Alicea was most recently the Chief Operations Officer for the district, overseeing the facilities, food service, safety and security, and transportation ... more >>
Smart Scholars Program Provides College Head Start for SCSD High Schoolers: (7/13/16) SCSD students at Nottingham and ITC are provided with early exposure to college, thanks to the Smart Scholars Early College High School program. Grant funded through the New York State Education Department, the program partners the high schools with institutions of higher education to create opportunities ... more >>
Peer Assistance and Review Program Celebrates 10th Year in SCSD: (7/8/16) Ten years ago, teachers new to the SCSD were left largely to figure out their new position on their own. Thanks to the Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) program, governed by the PAR Panel (five appointed union representatives named by the Syracuse Teachers Association and four appointed management representatives ... more >>
Middle School Students Become Leaders at WCNY Enterprise America: (7/5/16) “It’s not easy to run a business!”   “It’s hard to pay back loans.”   “Ugh, I just got a ticket for walking on the grass!”   At WCNY’s Enterprise America city, SCSD middle school students apply their STEM, financial and ... more >>
Advanced Courses Provide SCSD Students with Head Start at College: (6/28/16) Thanks to the advanced courses offered at all five SCSD high schools, students have the opportunity to take college-level courses through AP, SUNY ESF, Onondaga Community College and Syracuse University. Courses vary by high school and range from English, Physics and World History to Forensics, Media ... more >>
SCSD Students Were On a Roll in Syracuse Soap Box Derby: (6/24/16) SCSD students from Danforth, Lincoln, Henninger, Roberts, ITC and Ed Smith took part in the annual Syracuse Soap Box Derby. Congratulations to Danforth student Saleem Febus, sponsored by Carrier, who took first place in the Stock Division, as well as Henninger student Tyler Bonferraro, sponsored ... more >>
SCSD Staff Participate in J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge: (6/23/16) More than 130 SCSD staff took part in the 2016 J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, making it one of the best years for participation in the District! Due to the increased percentage of participants this year, the SCSD was awarded a $1,500 Scholarship (Scholastic Challenge Large Schools) for the general ... more >>
ELMS 8th Graders Honor Veterans with Year-Long Exhibition: (6/22/16) ELMS 8 th graders gained a unique perspective on conflict and a new respect for veterans, thanks to their yearlong exhibition “Through the Eyes of Our Veterans.”   Over the course of the year, students studied these guiding questions: What causes conflict? What are the consequences ... more >>
SCSD Schools Begin Transition to Opportunity Culture Model: (6/20/16) As part of a Districtwide strategy to provide more time for teacher collaboration, a focus on excellent teaching and an overall positive change in school culture, SCSD schools are transitioning to an Opportunity Culture staffing solution.   In its second year at Bellevue, Clary, Grant and ... more >>
SCSD Board of Education to Host Public Forum: (6/17/16) The Board of Education of the Syracuse City School District will hold a Public Forum on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, an opportunity for parents and community members to discuss the successes and challenges in school buildings. The Forum will be held in the cafeteria at the Institute of Technology ... more >>
Students Gain Perspective through Interfaith Works Dialogue Exchange Program: (6/15/16) Students at SCSD high schools spend five days each school year sharing ideas and engaging in discussions with students from suburban schools, thanks to the Interfaith Works of CNY Dialogue Exchange program.   Each school selects 5 student facilitators and 15 students to take part in the Dialogue ... more >>
LeMoyne Elementary Students Enjoy Visit from Author Tim Green: (6/13/16) Fifth graders at LeMoyne Elementary got a special treat recently when author, CNY native and former Atlanta Falcons football player Tim Green surprised them at school.   “My mission is to encourage these guys to read,” Mr. Green said. “You never have to buy a book to read. ... more >>
SCSD Summer Reading Lists Now Available: (6/13/16) Summer is a great time for reading!  Help your child beat the Summer Slide by encouraging them to read all summer long.  Research shows that reading just six books over the summer can keep a struggling reader from regressing .  Check your local library for any possible summer programming ... more >>
SCSD Students Celebrate Navy Week with Concerts, Dive Tank and More: (6/10/16) In celebration of Navy Week, SCSD students at Danforth, HW Smith, Grant, Salem Hyde, Bellevue, PSLA at Fowler, Frazer and Corcoran enjoyed special festivities, intended to help them learn about the Navy and the many ways in which its members protect America.   From demonstrations in a Navy ... more >>



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High Schools
Corcoran
Fowler
Henninger
Institute of Technology at Central
Nottingham
PSLA @ Fowler

Alternative Education Programs
Elmcrest
Johnson Center/Adult Education
McCarthy @ Beard
MS Program @ Shea

Middle & K-8 Schools
Clary Middle School
Danforth Middle School
Ed Smith Pre-K-8 School
Expeditionary Learning Middle School
Frazer 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
Sharon Contreras, Ph.D., Superintendent

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Phone: 315.435.4499
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