Caleb Duncan, a junior at Henninger High School has been named the 2013-2014 Region 9 DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) President. In addition, he has been chosen to serve as Secretary of New York State DECA. Caleb is in his 3rd year of participation in DECA at Henninger.
Caleb is very involved in his school and community. He participates in numerous school clubs and student organizations including Henninger's STEM Club and the Superintendent's Student Cabinet.
The New York State Education Department assessments for mathematics begin Wednesday, April 24, 2013 for students in grades 3-8. These assessments are required by the NYSED and are used to evaluate school district performance as well as individual student performance.
Eight Syracuse City School District high school students traveled to Albany in March to attend the 2013 Hispanic Youth Summit.
The students attended workshops as part of the Somos El Futuro annual spring conference. The conference aims to bring together Hispanic youth so they can address issues that affect them and learn, share and network with others. The conference also demonstrates the importance of cohesiveness, affiliation and partnerships in the Hispanic communities. Students attended seminars on education, finances and much more.
Syracuse City School District employees are invited to participate in “On My Own Time 2013,” sponsored by CNY Arts and the Everson Museum. OMOT provides an opportunity for workplaces to celebrate the artistic creativity of their employees. Pieces are judged by a panel of art professionals for possible display at the Everson.
The Syracuse City School District has been awarded seven competitive grants, one for each application submitted, totaling $31.5M through the New York State Education Department's Office of School Turnaround. Each of the seven Title I: 1003(g) School Improvement Grants--valued at $4.5M apiece--will support whole-school redesign efforts in the SCSD's seven Innovation Zone (iZone) Schools: Bellevue Elementary, Danforth Middle, Frazer K-8, Porter Elementary, Seymour Dual Language Academy, Van Duyn Elementary and Westside Academy at Blodgett.