McKinley-Brighton Elementary School

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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
McKinley-Brighton Sisterhood Program Creates Sense of Community McKinley-Brighton Sisterhood Program Creates Sense of Community: Each Friday, a group of 35 fourth and fifth grade girls gathers in the McKinley-Brighton library. They open their journals and write about the ups and downs of their week. Then, they discuss their entries as a group.   As part of the Sisterhood Program, the students also partner with members of Syracuse University’s Lambda Theta Alpha sorority, as well as other SU volunteers.   New this school year, the program came about when Ms. Pichardo-Kemp saw a need for a group that ... more >>
Soccer for Success Brings Intramural Athletics to Elementary Students Soccer for Success Brings Intramural Athletics to Elementary Students: “Where are you going to be scoring?” Franklin Physical Education teacher Amanda Ferriter asked a group of students lined up in the school’s gym.   “Over there!” they shouted in unison, pointing to a taped off space on the opposite side of the room.   Three days a week for twelve weeks, about 40 students gather in the Franklin Elementary gym for Soccer for Success. Organized by the YWCA of Syracuse and sponsored by the U.S. Soccer Foundation and Trinity ... more >>
McKinley-Brighton Students Enjoy #SCSDArts Workshop with Illustrator McKinley-Brighton Students Enjoy #SCSDArts Workshop with Illustrator: “I messed up,” a student sighed as she looked up from her new sketchbook.   “You did not mess up! There is no messing up here,” illustrator London Ladd insisted.   Thanks to a visit arranged by Onondaga Community College, a small group of McKinley-Brighton scholars enjoyed a special workshop with the acclaimed illustrator. They were provided with their own sketchbooks to keep, and even received tips and encouragement from the illustrator himself.   ... more >>

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