HW Smith Pre-K-8 School



 

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Principal
Theresa Haley
Vice Principal
Nickolas Scholz
Amanda Shepherd
Victor Ciciarelli
DASA Coordinator
Victor Ciciarelli
Main Office
(315) 435-4490
Attendance Office
(315) 435-4490
Guidance Office
(315) 435-6413
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4494
School Hours 
Elementary School
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Middle School
8:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Remote Learning Hours
Elementary School
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Middle School
9:45 AM - 3:45 PM
School Address 
1130 Salt Springs Road |
Syracuse, NY 13224

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Mission
To cultivate all students’ academic, social and emotional skills in preparation for success in high school and beyond.

Vision
To be highly regarded for academic excellence where every student is achieving at his or her maximum potential in an engaging, inspiring and challenging learning environment.

Highly Regarded: A school where the district and state recognize the progress towards the highest attendance rate, the lowest incidents in discipline, and the highest scores on NYS assessments.

Student Friendly Vision
To become the best K-8 school in Syracuse.

 


 
School News
Complete the SCSD Return to School Survey by Friday! Complete the SCSD Return to School Survey by Friday!: As we look forward to the spring, we may be able to offer more days of in-person instruction in the Syracuse City School District. As infection rates decline, public health officials are considering the relaxation of social distancing guidelines. If this happens, it would enable us to offer two days of in-person instruction for high school students, or four to five days of in-person instruction for elementary and middle school students. We will continue to offer a fully remote option as well.   ... more >>
All SCSD Schools to be Remote from January 4th-15th All SCSD Schools to be Remote from January 4th-15th: Due to the continued increase in positive COVID-19 cases both in our community at-large and in our school community the Syracuse City School District will be going to full remote instruction for the next two weeks.  All students and staff will be remote January 4 th -15 th . We will continue to monitor the situation in our community and with our staff and students over the next two weeks.  It is our intention to resume our hybrid instruction on Tuesday, January 19 th .  In ... more >>
SCSD Schools to Go Remote Beginning on December 21st SCSD Schools to Go Remote Beginning on December 21st: Due to the increased number of staff and students currently in isolation and/or quarantine due to COVID-19, the Syracuse City School District will be switching to 100% remote instruction for all students and staff beginning on Monday, December 21st.    We plan on returning to our hybrid model of instruction after Holiday Recess, on Monday, January 4th. All students should plan to take part in remote instruction Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. We appreciate your understanding ... more >>
8th Grade Families: High School Choice Survey Now Open! 8th Grade Families: High School Choice Survey Now Open!: Attention, 8 th  grade families! Students who will be transitioning into 9th grade in the fall have options when it comes to high school choice.  We are asking that you assist us in gaining a better understanding of your child’s high school choice interests by completing the new High School Choice and Transfer survey: click here to view the survey.  It will be open for completion through January 31, 2021.   This survey will help inform our middle school counselors ... more >>
Want to Change Your Child's Learning Model? Details here. Want to Change Your Child's Learning Model? Details here.: In August, you were asked to make a selection between hybrid in-person learning and 100% remote and to commit to this choice for the first semester of the school year, ending January 29, 2021. With the second semester starting February 1st we are now offering you the opportunity to make a change to your child’s instructional model if you'd like.   If you are interested in changing your child’s instructional model (from 100% remote to hybrid in-person, or from hybrid in-person ... more >>


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Important Information

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) 435-4490 and ask to speak with a Social Worker for more information and assistance.

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