McCarthy at Beard School




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Principal
Hugh Hogle
Vice Principals
Melissa Tooley
DASA Coordinators
Amy Salisbury
Melissa Tooley 
Main Office 
(315) 435-5855
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4341
Fax: (315) 435-4564
Social Worker Office
(315) 435-4073
School Address
220 W. Kennedy St. | Syracuse, NY 13205
School Hours 
8:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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McCarthy at Beard Mission and Vision Statement 

Mission Statement

To build, support, and sustain a learning community for students to achieve emotional stability in a trauma informed environment that develops resiliency, teaches valuable life skills, and educates with high academic standards while using a personalized learning approach.
 

Vision Statement

Students will learn in a safe and supporting environment in order to develop the academic, social, and emotional skills necessary to then transfer those skills to a less restrictive learning environment.
 

Student and Family Supports are Available!  

The SCSD has many academic, social, emotional and mental health supports available to students. School social workers can help connect you and your child to in school and/or out of school supports that meet your needs. Please call us at (315) 435-5855 and ask to speak with a Social Worker for more information and assistance.
 

About Us 

The Syracuse City School District's McCarthy @ W.R. Beard program provides unique and specialized services for students with social/emotional, behavioral and academic concerns that require expertise and resources beyond those of regular schools.

McCarthy @ W.R. Beard serves the following functions:

  1. Alternative Special Education Program

  2. Diagnostic, Evaluation, Programming Center and on Site Behavioral Instruction Support

The McCarthy @ W.R. Beard Program provides specialized psycho educational programming for students K - 12 for a smooth transition to regular school settings.

School News
SCSD Board of Education to Hold Special Board Meeting on April 21st SCSD Board of Education to Hold Special Board Meeting on April 21st: The Board of Education of the Syracuse City School District will hold a Special Board Meeting on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 immediately following the conclusion of the Work Session which starts at 4:30 p.m. Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 202.101, no physical attendance by members of the public is permitted.  To view the livestream of the meeting and Work Session go to https://meet.lync.com/scsd/brskype1/TB117B71   Please note: While the Special Meeting will ... more >>
ELMS Students Stay Engaged through Growth & Equality Grant Project ELMS Students Stay Engaged through Growth & Equality Grant Project: ELMS Art teacher Lisa Lambert wanted to find a way to keep her art students inspired even during this year when art class has been exclusively remote. Her plan: use a Cricut to create durable designs to decorate building walls, and produce tshirts, jewelry and other items that contain student work!   Thanks to a grant from the SCSD Educational Foundation , Ms. Lambert’s first project was to print student artwork on tumblers that students could carry with them whether in school or ... more >>
SCSD Board of Education Business Meeting to Be Held April 14th SCSD Board of Education Business Meeting to Be Held April 14th: The Board of Education of the Syracuse City School District will hold its regular scheduled business meeting on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 4:30 p.m . ( please note this is a change in time from the previous Notice ) at 725 Harrison Street, Syracuse, New York. Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 202.98, no physical attendance by members of the public is permitted.  To view the livestreaming of the meeting, please go to: https://meet.lync.com/scsd/brskype1/PB23C87L   ... more >>
Frazer Students Share Native Culture through Bilingual Storybooks Frazer Students Share Native Culture through Bilingual Storybooks: Frazer English as a New Language (ENL) teachers Nicole Tabolt and Kendra Powell were on a mission to help provide their students who are learning English with extra tools to help them succeed.   Thanks to two grants funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation , they were able to do just that. The grant funding enabled them to order visual/picture bilingual dictionaries to meet the needs of almost all the students in the school: with some in Dinka, Somali, Spanish, Arabic, Swahili, Karen, ... more >>
High School Seniors: Join Us for a Virtual Career Connections Event High School Seniors: Join Us for a Virtual Career Connections Event: Attention, high school seniors (and families): join the Syracuse City School District, in partnership with local business partners, for a Career Connections event.   Local businesses and members from MACNY, CenterState CEO and Le Moyne College’s ERIE21 initiative will facilitate the event. Students and families will learn about local businesses in technology, healthcare and construction trades; current and upcoming full-time career opportunities; and how to connect with a Career Coach ... more >>


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Important Information

Office of Family Engagement
This is a link to register online to attend a virtual meeting for families about the return to school.
https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=-vq9RuB1NEaaa0O5V05vCuLVjaSiwXFEpX_RNR_QEgpUQ1REODdOUkgxSFQ2UldISFFRVkYzRUJVVy4u



COVID 19 TESTING



United State of America Celebrating Black Culture



Online Learning



WEB VOICEMAIL FAMILY AND STUDENT TECH SUPPORT
Tech Support Line (315) 435-4696



MICROSOFT BREACH
Students, families, and staff, please be aware of any suspicious inquiries regarding your personal information.  Attached is an article from CBSN explaining the Microsoft breach.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/microsoft-hack-victims-plug-security-holes/

Links

McCarthy School March Newsletter
Code of Conduct, Character & Support
Panorama Link
Parent Climate Control Survey
McCarthy at Beard Students' Welcome Back!