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PSLA at Fowler Student Donates Hats to American Heart Association: (2/12/16) Paw Pree is a freshman in the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program at PSLA at Fowler. After moving to the U.S. from Thailand in 2010, she developed a love for crochet as a way to clear her mind of life’s stresses.   “When you focus on crocheting, you can go fast. I forget ... more >>
Frazer Students Show Personality with 3D Letter Project: (2/10/16) Frazer art teacher Melissa Dougher submitted a grant proposal for a project that would allow students to create their own 3D letters.   Students drew a letter representing their initials on chipboard, cut them out and then traced them to create a mirror image. Next, students placed small paper ... more >>
SCSD Director of Food Services Featured in 'Cafeteria Chronicles': (2/9/16) Syracuse City School District Director of Food Services Ken Warner was featured in “Cafeteria Chronicles!” Mr. Warner has helped lead the implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, the Community Eligibility Provision and more. In his tenure, the SCSD has increased participation ... more >>
SCSD Educational Foundation to Present Annual Recognition Awards: (2/8/16) The Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation is pleased to announce that on Saturday, March 19, 2016, from 8:00-10:00 AM the Foundation will be hosting its 13th Annual Recognition Breakfast at the Holiday Inn Liverpool.   Each year, the SCSD Educational Foundation recognizes individuals, ... more >>
Fowler/PSLA Students Tour Rural Metro Facilities: (2/8/16) Students in Fowler/PSLA’s First Responder Academy visited Rural Metro’s facilities recently, touring the building and meeting with a paramedic and EMT.   The students learned about the training required to become a paramedic or Emergency Medical Technician, procedures they perform, ... more >>
SCSD Students Receive Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Unsung Hero Awards: (2/5/16) A group of 20 SCSD students were named 2016 recipients of the 2016 Youth Unsung Hero Awards, presented to young people who have made a positive difference in the lives of others in their schools and who exemplify the teachings of Dr. King. This year’s winning students, nominated by teachers, ... more >>
School Counselor Spotlight: Marilyn Kerwin, Corcoran: (2/4/16) As part of National School Counseling Week, the Syracuse City School District is recognizing select school counselors who go above and beyond to guide the students at their schools. ----- At Corcoran High School, there’s a saying that reminds everybody what it’s all about: CTF. ... more >>
School Counselor Spotlight: Brian Griffith, ELMS: (2/3/16) As part of National School Counseling Week, the Syracuse City School District is recognizing select school counselors who go above and beyond to guide the students at their schools.  ---- In Brian Gibbs-Griffith’s mind, he didn’t choose the field of school counseling. “Fortunately, ... more >>
Pre-K and K Registration Now Open: (2/3/16) Registration has begun for Pre-K and K students across the district including at the new Montessori School at LeMoyne and Syracuse Latin.  Please go to www.enrollinsyracuseschools.com to register today! The Montessori School at LeMoyne will be welcoming its first class of Pre-K students ... more >>
Dr. King Students Prepare Food to Enhance Their Learning: (2/1/16) Through his 14 years teaching in the SCSD, Dr. King Special Education teacher Rashaan Listenbee has learned that the best way to enhance student learning is by letting the students take part a memorable—and self-guided—experience.   To help make this happen, Mr. Listenbee applied ... more >>
Superintendent's Councils Provide Valuable Feedback: (1/29/16) More than 50 students gather at the Syracuse Professional Development Center, eating breakfast pizza and preparing for a full day of discussion.   As part of the Superintendent’s Student Cabinet, these students will provide valuable insight into issues facing the students at their schools—and ... more >>
Community Partners Praise SCSD Career and Technical Education Programs: (1/27/16) Middle School counselors recently gathered at the SCSD Professional Development Center as part of a training session to introduce them to the District’s many Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs available to students beginning in 9 th grade.   The counselors learned more about ... more >>
PAL Project Helps Students Use Photography, Writing Skills to Create Art: (1/26/16) “I don’t want to be ignorant/ I want to be a scholar/ I am from education.”   Thanks to a partnership with Syracuse University, SCSD students at Ed Smith, ITC and Fowler are learning about poetry, photography and art through the Photography and Literacy (PAL) Project.   ... more >>
SCSD Awarded Youth Transition Award for OCC Partnership: (1/22/16) The New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities has recognized the Syracuse City School District with its "Works For Me" award for our partnership with Onondaga Community College. Our campus-based partnership with OCC helps successfully transition youth ... more >>
Fowler Graduates Return to Discuss Life After High School: (1/21/16) Close to 20 recent Fowler graduates returned to their alma mater to speak with current students about life after high school.   Former students who now attend SUNY Oswego, Bryant & Stratton, Monroe Community College, Onondaga Community College, SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Brockport, ... more >>
SCSD Adds Additional Pre-Kindergarten Classrooms, Thanks to NYSED Grant: (1/20/16) Thanks to a $3.2 million grant from the New York State Education Department and partnerships with 10 community agencies, close to 350 additional three- and four-year-olds in the Syracuse City School District now have the opportunity to attend pre-kindergarten.   The newest Expanded Pre-Kindergarten ... more >>
Nottingham Key Club Collects Socks for a Cause: (1/14/16) The Nottingham Key Club members have been working hard to do their part in helping the community.   This winter, they decided to set up a collection drive in their school to help the Syracuse community. Nottingham student Sophie May contacted In My Father’s Kitchen, an organization that ... more >>
Graduation Rates in the Syracuse City School District Continue to Climb: (1/12/16) The New York State Education Department has released the high school completion data for the 2011 student cohort.  The Syracuse City School District’s overall four-year June graduation rate of 55% is the highest it has been since the 2004 cohort.  The August graduation rate was up to ... more >>
Students Begin to Direct Their Own Education with Blended Learning: (1/11/16) In Jenniffer Benedetto’s Cultural Voices class at the Johnson Center, one day begins with an interactive Kahoot lesson quiz. Students then watch a series of short videos, interspersed with discussion, and then break out to alternate between group work and independent assignments. This is blended ... more >>
Twilight Academy Helps Put Students Back on Track to Graduate: (1/7/16) “I don’t care what college it is… I’m gonna go!” Henninger senior Ahshanique Brown declared.   As an alumna of the Twilight Academy program, the path to developing college aspirations has not been without its challenges.   As a freshman, she said, she ... more >>



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Expeditionary Learning School
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Franklin Elementary School
Frazer K-8 School
Grant Middle School
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Huntington K-8 School
HW Smith K-8 School
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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
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High Schools
Corcoran
Fowler
Henninger
Institute of Technology at Central
Nottingham
PSLA @ Fowler

Innovation Zone Schools
Bellevue Elementary School
Danforth Middle School
Frazer K-8 School
Porter Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Van Duyn Elementary School
Westside Academy at Blodgett

Middle & K-8 Schools
Clary Middle School
Ed Smith Pre-K-8 School
Expeditionary Learning Middle School
Grant Middle School
Huntington Pre-K-8 School
HW Smith Pre-K-8 School
Lincoln Middle School
Roberts Pre-K-8 School

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

Elementary Schools
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
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Syracuse Latin
Webster Elementary School

Syracuse City School District
Sharon Contreras, Ph.D., Superintendent

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Phone: 315.435.4499
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