The following Syracuse City School District students have been chosen by Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner to participate in the Tree Lighting Ceremony in Clinton Square on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.
The 13th Annual Children's Book Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 6, 2012, at Franklin Elementary School, 428 South Alvord St. This year's theme is Reading is Nutritious! Come join us for stories, fun reading games and activities, live entertainment, snacks, zoo animals and more. The entire event is free and all children, ages 2-10, are welcome to attend with their families.
On September 26, 2012 students and teachers all across the Syracuse City School District will be opening their blinds and letting the sunshine in to celebrate Daylight Day. Please join the Green SCSD team in their efforts to boost student achievement and reduce their carbon footprint. Teachers and staff are pledging to turn off the lights on Daylight Day.
Students in elementary schools in the Syracuse City School district had the opportunity to spend some time learning about healthy eating, the importance of exercise and being a good teammate when members of the Syracuse Chiefs and representatives of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum came to visit classrooms.
Huntington Family Center will be the site of second annual Kids Get Fit Fest on Wednesday, April 11.
Open to children ages 2-10, the Fit Fest will run from 1 to 4 p.m. at the center, 405 Gifford St. There will be raffles for bikes, a number of activities including Zumbatomic, and free snacks. Each child who attends will receive a backpack containing a water bottle, a book to read and a sheet of suggestions on how to stay active.
The event, which is free, is sponsored by Success by 6.
Jeffrey Merola, a 4th grade teacher at Webster Elementary School has written a book. “The Busy Family’s Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, 2012, was published by Amazon. It is available in paperback or on Kindle.