Salem Hyde Elementary School


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Becky Groat
Vice Principal
Charina Johnson-Turner
DASA Coordinators
Charina Johnson-Turner
Eileen O'Hara
Main Office
(315) 435-4570
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-4951
School Address 
450 Durston Ave. |
Syracuse, NY 13203
School Hours 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM





Lost and Found

If your child has lost a jacket, sweatshirt, one shoe, etc. please check out this Facebook page and see if you recognize any items. 


Kindergarten Information Sessions (Virtual)

February 15th at 12:30pm

March 16th at 6:00pm

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January 2022

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In-School Covid Pool Testing Registration Here:

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Afterschool Program Information

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Salem Hyde Family Scoop

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September 2021
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
February 2022


School News
Now Parents can Track their child's SCSD Transportation. Now Parents can Track their child's SCSD Transportation.: *New information for Parents* Now you can Track your child's SCSD Transportation. Dear Huntington Families, The Syracuse City School District [SCSD] has launched a new transportation App called "FirstView" for families to be able to view their child’s transportation information and receive text notifications.  Below are instructions for you to follow to download the App to your mobile device, laptop, tablet, or I-Pad. * Important * Before downloading ... more >>
SCSD Teachers Create Engaging Lessons through Virtual Instruction SCSD Teachers Create Engaging Lessons through Virtual Instruction: At McKinley-Brighton, students may be learning virtually, but third grade teacher Melanie Amodio made it a priority to help students feel as if they were right there with her in the classroom.   “During our collaborative Teams meetings, we have created an environment that is welcoming and interactive,” Mrs. Amodio explained. “I treat my virtual class as if they are right here with me. We continue to take ‘brain breaks,’ incorporate Granny’s Wacky Prizes, ... more >>
Salem Hyde to Switch to Remote Learning for All Students Salem Hyde to Switch to Remote Learning for All Students: All students attending Salem Hyde Elementary School will be utilizing remote learning for the next two weeks beginning on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.  On Friday we were notified that there was a staff member at Salem Hyde Elementary School that has tested positive for COVID-19 and we have now learned from the Onondaga County Health Department that there are other staff members who are now also positive.    As a result of this, we will be implementing virtual learning ... more >>
Salem Hyde Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID Salem Hyde Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID: October 9, 2020 Dear Syracuse City School District Families and Staff,  Today, an employee at Salem Hyde Elementary School reported that they have tested positive for COVID-19. The school building was disinfected and sanitized last night, as it is every night, and the employee did not report to work today after testing positive.   We notified the Onondaga County Health Department immediately upon learning of this positive diagnosis and they have begun ... more >>
Salem Hyde Students Host Fundraiser to Benefit Australia Salem Hyde Students Host Fundraiser to Benefit Australia: Salem Hyde kindergarteners in Beth Craver’s class were studying plants as part of a CKLA unit, discussing their importance to people and animals. Ms. Craver discovered some age-appropriate videos about the brush fires in Australia, using those to explain the importance of eucalyptus trees to koalas, who eat the leaves and make homes in the trees.   “The kids were immediately hooked,” Ms. Craver said. “I poked around and found that the World Wildlife Fund was actually ... more >>

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