“Numbers, Numbers, Everywhere!’’ a show for students in grades K-5 and their parents is coming to Dr. Weeks Elementary School.
David Schwartz, a storyteller and innovator will share information about math in engaging ways, using humor and visuals. He will show how numbers rule our lives, talk about the connection between stories and numbers and treat parents and students to some delightful storytelling.
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.
The Environmental Enterprise Class at Huntington's summer enrichment program visited Clear Channel radio on a mission to promote the importance of recycling. The class toured Clear Channel and worked side by side with the production engineers and on air talent to record a Public Service Announcement. The PSA promotes a strategy, that if used correctly, will help reduce pollution called Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
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.
Nearly 500 students, parents, health care practitioners, educators, and advocates gathered at the State Capital Building in Albany to raise awareness of the impact School Based Health Centers (SBHC’s) have on communities across New York State. Five students from the Syracuse City School District’s Westside Academy at Blodgett participated in the “Student Speakout” and listened to speeches from legislators and others who have been instrumental in bringing comprehensive health services to students on-site at schools.
Phase 1 of the Joint School Construction Board (JSCB) project is well underway in the Syracuse City School District. There are currently construction projects taking place at Fowler High School, Institute of Technology at Central and Dr. Weeks Elementary with work at HW Smith to begin in April 2012. Below is some general information about each of the three projects: