McKinley-Brighton Elementary School




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Principal
Mayra Ortiz
Vice Principal
Eric Patterson
Administrative Intern
Janel Milana
DASA Coordinators
Eric Patterson
Suzie Creekmore
Main Office
(315) 435-4605
School Address 
141 W. Newell Street |
Syracuse, NY 13205
School Hours 
8:00am- 2:00pm
School News
Back to School Parent Engagement Tips Back to School Parent Engagement Tips: Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! As we work together in Building Our Future and helping to prepare our students for #SCSDSuccess, our families play a critical role. Here are some helpful tips from our school teachers and administrators on how parents and guardians can best become active partners in their children’s education.   TIP 1: Email is key when communicating with teachers Since many teachers don’t have telephones in their classrooms, the best way for parents  ... more >>
McKinley-Brighton Students Learn Engineering with Summer School Programming McKinley-Brighton Students Learn Engineering with Summer School Programming: Fourth and fifth grade students at McKinley-Brighton became expert engineers this summer, thanks to visitors from the Rocket Club of Syracuse and an engaging STEM-based curriculum.   AIS teacher Kelly Carey-Raymond developed the curriculum, with the goal of exposing students to the many possible career choices in engineering. “Many of the students did not know anything about engineering coming in, so this was a way to introduce that while continuing the subject matter that students ... more >>
Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares: WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME OUR STUDENTS & STAFF BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE 2018 - 19 SCHOOL YEAR! As with any new beginning, a new school year comes with questions and unknowns. To serve as a resource for families, several Syracuse City School District departments and offices have compiled their most frequently asked questions - with answers - relating to the back-to-school season. Please see below for these questions, separated by department. If you have ... more >>
Syracuse Aspiring Leaders Academy Celebrates Five Years of Success Syracuse Aspiring Leaders Academy Celebrates Five Years of Success: The Syracuse Aspiring Leaders Academy (SALA) started in 2013-14 with the goal of building internal leadership capacity within the SCSD. Rather than hiring external applicants for administrative and leadership roles, SALA was intended to help train leaders who are already engaged with – and passionate about – Syracuse City Schools.   This past school year, the 2017-18 cohort continued the program’s record of success.   “The most unique aspect of SALA is ... more >>
KiloWatch Program Helps SCSD Students Learn About Energy Savings KiloWatch Program Helps SCSD Students Learn About Energy Savings: This year, students at Ed Smith, ELMS, Frazer, HW Smith, McKinley-Brighton and Roberts have had the opportunity to help their teachers, classmates and custodians save energy and money in their respective buildings, thanks to the KiloWatch program.   “To me, KiloWatch is a chance to do some good,” Ed Smith sixth grader Arlo Milstein said.   At Ed Smith, one class continually pushes the limits of middle school innovation. Marc Hamernik’s class went beyond the program’s ... more >>


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