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Syracuse University Enrichment Combines Art, Science to Make Learning Fun at Dr. Weeks: (1/19/17) Thanks to daily enrichment arranged by Syracuse University, Dr. Weeks students experience fun and unique ways to learn about art and science—for an hour each day.   Eleven SCSD schools – including Dr. Weeks—currently take part in Extended Learning Time (ELT) enrichment. Through ... more >>
Ed Smith Mini Academy Helps Students Become Filmmakers: (1/17/17) “Quiet on set!”   “I need a set decorator over here!”   As part of a four-week mini academy, third through fifth grade students at Ed Smith learned the basics of filmmaking, from script writing and camera work to production roles, editing and even using a green ... more >>
ITC Diversity Chat Connects Students: (1/11/17) In a computer lab at ITC, students from Bosnia, Guatemala, Burma, Kenya and other countries – including the United States – gather for Diversity Chat.   “There has been a long-running civil war in Burma,” one student explained. “But it’s very pretty. I miss ... more >>
Literacy Corps Helps SCSD Students Improve Reading, Writing Skills: (1/5/17) “Don’t be shy… just sound it out!”   Elizabeth Salter is a freshman English major at Syracuse University. Three days a week, she works at Franklin Elementary to help third and fourth grade students develop their reading and writing skills.   At Franklin, Elizabeth ... more >>
Opportunity Culture Expands, Bringing More Excellent Teaching to SCSD Schools: (12/20/16) This year, five new SCSD schools have implemented Opportunity Culture, a staffing model designed to provide more students with access to excellent teaching while also providing teachers with added support and room for career advancement.   To make this happen, schools designate Multi-Classroom ... more >>
Clary Students Visit Zen Center, Find Inner Calm: (12/14/16) Seventh graders at Clary started the year off with an English Language Arts unit on short stories that taught life skills, with a focus on the theme of developing inner strength. One story in particular, ELA teacher JoAnn Cooke explained, detailed a Samurai who had extraordinary inner strength and ... more >>
On Point for College Makes Higher Education a Reality for SCSD Students: (12/12/16) Dakir Thompson’s junior year at Nottingham wasn’t easy. He was facing some issues at home and was living with his aunt at the time. He heard talk of college while he was at school, but nowhere else. In fact, he wasn’t sure that people like him went to college.   “I ... more >>
Delaware Students Become ‘Snowflake Scientists’ with Baltimore Woods: (12/6/16) “Water! Juice! Coffee! Soda! Milk!”   First graders at Delaware Primary shouted out items that are considered liquids, part of a lesson on solids and liquids presented by Baltimore Woods Nature Center.   In theme with winter weather, Baltimore Woods Environmental Educator ... more >>
‘Balancing the Books’ Helps SCSD Students Become #SCSDCareerReady: (12/2/16) Huntington eighth grader Sky Edwards has a dream of owning her own bakery one day. Each Friday afternoon, she attends a Balancing the Books program in her school library to help her learn the business knowledge she thinks will help her make that dream a reality.   “We’ve learned ... more >>
PSLA at Fowler Students Celebrate ‘National GIS Day’: (11/30/16) The mapping of suggested routes for bicycle lanes… the analysis of Centro bus routes… the coordination of public safety resources to save lives…   What do these things have in common? They all require geographic information systems (GIS) technology. Geospatial Technology ... more >>
SCSD Educational Foundation Announces 2016-17 Grant Recipients: (11/29/16) The Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation has announced the recipients of more than $53,000 in grant funding for the 2016-17 school year. Thanks to the funding, 20 projects in 14 SCSD schools will now be possible, exposing students to unique activities in science, business, the arts ... more >>
Improvement in SCSD Schools Recognized by NYS: (11/28/16) The State Education Department recently released performance data for SCSD schools in receivership. The data, from the 2015-16 school year, showed all 9 of our receivership schools making Demonstrable Improvement. Notable highlights vary by school but include things like an increase in standardized ... more >>
SCSD Student Named Adult Education ‘Student of the Year’: (11/17/16) The New York Association for Continuing/Community Education has named SCSD Adult Education student Junior Alphanso Powell as an Outstanding Adult Student Award Recipient for 2016! Junior came to the U.S. from Jamaica in 2011 and has since obtained his High School Equivalency as well as a NYS licensed ... more >>
Roberts Students Learn Importance of Anti-Bullying from SU Athletes: (11/16/16) Sixth through eighth grade students at Roberts learned about the importance of anti-bullying from Syracuse University athletes. Members of the men’s and women’s basketball teams spoke with students about their experiences being bullied as youngsters and their advice for dealing with bullies. ... more >>
Webster Elementary Dismissing at 1 pm 11/16: (11/16/16) Due to a water main break in the surrounding neighborhood, Webster Elementary School will be dismissing at 1 pm today, Wednesday, November 16 th .  more >>
Smart Schools Bond Act Public Forum Announced: (11/14/16) The Smart Schools Bond Act was passed in the 2014-15 Enacted NYS Budget and approved by the voters in a statewide referendum held during the 2014 General Election November 4, 2014.  The Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA) authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved ... more >>
Bellevue Students Learn Coding through Dot and Dash Programs: (11/9/16) “Another 90 degrees really fast and we’ll reach the end of the course!”   Bellevue fourth and fifth graders are enjoying the school’s Robotics Club as part of an eight-week enrichment rotation. Using ‘Wonder Workshop’ robots Dash and Dot, the students are ... more >>
Danforth Students Launch High Altitude Weather Balloon: (11/8/16) Danforth students received an exciting science lesson as they launched a high altitude weather balloon at the school’s football field.   While attending a Fall Technology Conference at SUNY Oswego, Technology teacher Joe Dottolo heard of the weather balloon project and thought it would ... more >>
SCSD College Fair Brings 60+ Schools to Syracuse: (11/3/16) At the SCSD College Fair, students worked their way through a ballroom at the OnCenter, stopping at various booths to speak with representatives from more than 60 institutions of higher education.   “I want to go to school for sports journalism,” Nottingham junior Shakim Muhafiz ... more >>
Corcoran Cougars Success Academy Helps Motivate Freshmen: (11/2/16) “Every single person in here is amazing. You matter!”   ‘Hard as Nails’ Executive Director Justin Fatica gave a rousing motivational speech to Corcoran students to kick off the school’s Corcoran Cougars Success Academy. Intended to help students find a focus as ... more >>



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Bellevue Elementary School
Clary Middle School
Corcoran High School
Danforth Magnet School
Delaware Academy School
Delaware Primary
Dr King Elementary School
Dr Weeks Elementary School
Ed Smith
Elmcrest
Expeditionary Learning School
Fowler High School
Franklin Elementary School
Frazer K-8 School
Grant Middle School
Henninger High School
Hughes Middle School
Huntington K-8 School
HW Smith K-8 School
ITC
Johnson Center / Adult Education
LeMoyne Elementary School
Lincoln Middle School
McCarthy at Beard
McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
Meachem Elementary School
MSAP @ Shea
Nottingham High School
Porter Elementary School
Professional Development
PSLA @ Fowler
Roberts preK-8 School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Superintendent
Syracuse Latin
Van Duyn Elementary School
Webster
Westside Academy at Blodgett
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High Schools
Corcoran
Fowler
Henninger
Institute of Technology at Central
Nottingham
PSLA @ Fowler

Alternative Education Programs
Elmcrest
Johnson Center/Adult Education
McCarthy @ Beard
MS Program @ Shea

Middle & K-8 Schools
Clary Middle School
Danforth Middle School
Ed Smith Pre-K-8 School
Expeditionary Learning Middle School
Frazer Pre-K-8 School
Grant Middle School
Huntington Pre-K-8 School
HW Smith Pre-K-8 School
Lincoln Middle School
Roberts Pre-K-8 School
Westside Academy at Blodgett

Elementary Schools
Bellevue Elementary School
Delaware Elementary School
Delaware Primary
Dr. King Elementary School
Dr. Weeks Elementary School
Franklin Elementary School
Hughes Elementary School
LeMoyne Elementary School
McKinley-Brighton Elementary School
Meachem Elementary School
Montessori at Lemoyne
Porter Elementary School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Syracuse Latin
Van Duyn Elementary School
Webster Elementary School

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