Estevan Morales, a 5th grade student at Delaware Academy, is the Northeast regional champion in this year’s 2013 Wrestlemania Reading Challenge.
Estevan, who entered the contest through the Mundy Branch Library, had to write a letter to his favorite World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler and convince him to read a book. He wrote to wrestler John Cena, who agreed to read one of the books from the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
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.
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.
The gym at Delaware Academy was filled with parents, grandparents and family members Friday morning as smiling elementary students proudly showed off their Expeditionary Learning Projects.
Principal Milagros Escalera said the students have been working on the projects for several weeks.
Second grade students displayed salt paintings and projects about the weather. Several fifth-graders donned period clothing and read aloud from biographies of different people involved in the slave trade and the Underground Railroad.