Meachem Elementary

Kathryne Moulton
Principal

Administration:

Katelynn Killmore
Vice Principal

DASA Coordinators:

Katelyn Killmore
Shannon Geer

Contact Information:

Main Office: (315) 435-4610
Nurse's Office: (315) 435-4612

School Address:

171 Spaulding Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13205

School Hours:

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Meachem's Vision:
The vision of Meachem Elementary is to provide an environment that develops life-long learners who are peaceful, productive, healthy, and happy.

Meachem's Mission:
In collaboration with students, families, and the community, Meachem will provide a safe and supportive learning environment that is committed to growing the whole student. With strong relationships at its core, Meachem will provide personalized learning experiences to propel each student to meet their full potential.


Greeting Meachem Families,

Last month Meachem was recognized two different times on News Channel 9.  Once for our 1st Annual Community Musicians Day where 22 local musicians came in to perform and speak to our students about their passion for music as well as their careers.  The second time, we were featured on ‘Cool Schools’ for our Read Across America Activities and our mentoring program that is set up with 5th and 1st grade students.  Way to go Meachem!!!

In the upcoming month students will continue to learn and grow while they are here.  Baltimore Woods will be working with our 2nd grade students on Tuesdays.  Baltimore Woods provides our students educational lessons designed to promote connections to the natural world.  Our 1st grade classrooms received laptops for personalized learning with digital content.  These students will be diving into station rotations to enhance their learning experiences. 

Help us keep up the great work by sending your child to school on time each day, every day! 

Sincerely,

Mrs. Moulton, Principal

School News
Social Worker Feature: Shannon Geer, Meachem: “What makes you awesome? I want to know what is awesome about you!”   Meachem Social Worker Shannon Geer asks this question of her students each day, in a genuine effort to help give them a confidence boost.   “Kids have a hard time recognizing that about themselves,” Ms. Geer explained. “My intention is to provide evidence to the children of their strengths and teach them the skills that they need to realize their own incredible greatness so they ... more >>
Meachem Students Explore Use of Glass & Clay in Art: Meachem students oohed and aahed as they looked over the brightly colored glass pieces separated on a shelf in the back of their art classroom.   As part of a grant funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation , Stacy Griffin’s fourth and fifth graders enjoyed a special art project where they learned how to fuse glass and clay to create their own artistic masterpiece!   Ms. Griffin explained that she had success with glass and clay projects a decade ago at her previous school, ... more >>
SCSD Students Named ‘Youth Unsung Heroes’: “He refuses to give up, and constantly challenges himself to be better.”   “Her love of learning is magnetic.”   “He has a positive attitude that is infectious.”   “She is an extremely positive role model for her peers.”   “He is a peacemaker who has a big heart.”   “She is genuine and takes pride in herself.”   “He is always willing to jump in and help his classmates.” ... more >>
Opportunity Culture Expands, Bringing More Excellent Teaching to SCSD Schools: This year, five new SCSD schools have implemented Opportunity Culture, a staffing model designed to provide more students with access to excellent teaching while also providing teachers with added support and room for career advancement.   To make this happen, schools designate Multi-Classroom Leaders (MCLs) to collaborate with content area teachers on strategies and best practices. MCLs serve as mentors and team leaders, allowing them to assist other teachers and gain leadership experience ... more >>
Syracuse City School District Receives Two School Improvement Grants: The Syracuse City School District has received two School Improvement Grant (SIG)s from the New York State Education Department. McKinley-Brighton Elementary and Meachem Elementary have each received $2.5 million in funding through the seventh round of state SIG grant distributions.   As designated ‘priority’ schools, Meachem and McKinley-Brighton were required to submit school redesign models showing how they would optimize leadership, teacher effectiveness, additional instructional ... more >>


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Upcoming Events

April 27th
PreK- 2 PBIS Assembly
2:10 pm
 
April 28th
3-5 PBIS Assembly
2:10 pm
 
May 9th
PTO
6:30 pm
 

Links

Meachem Support Staff

Downloads

District Led- School Review Report