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SCSD Students Visit Cornell for ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference: (4/27/17) A group of middle school girls from Danforth, Lincoln and Westside Academy at Blodgett recently attended the Expanding Your Horizons conference at Cornell University, intended to help encourage an interest in math and science.   Each year, 500 girls are selected from nationwide entries, and ... more >>
Nottingham Partnership with SU Allows for Hands-On Science Learning: (4/25/17) Nottingham Living Environment students studied stages of development, cell division, the impacts of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and more, all thanks to a partnership with Syracuse University that provided them with hands-on experiments involving zebrafish embryos.   Teachers Rebecca Wilk and Naomi ... more >>
Important Info About Sports Physicals for 2017-18: (4/24/17) All students participating in interscholastic athletics must have a physical exam completed within a year of the beginning of the sports season in which they plan to play. A child’s physician is the best doctor to perform the physical as they are the most familiar with the child’s medical ... more >>
Get Ready to Register for High School Summer School: (4/21/17) Summer school registration for high school students is fast approaching!  Summer school will run from 8:30 - 11:55 am at Henninger (for Henninger, Nottingham and ITC students) and PSLA at Fowler (for PSLA, Fowler, Corcoran and ITC students). Summer school will run from July 5th through August 15th. ... more >>
Huntington Students Vote in ‘Battle of the Books’ Competition: (4/19/17) First graders at Huntington experienced a unique way to make their voices heard – as well as a deepened interest in reading—thanks to a project led by Library/Media Specialist Denice Buchanan.   Selecting sixteen children’s books that the students had read in kindergarten ... more >>
SU Students Help Develop Young Leaders through Empathy Matters Program: (4/13/17) Second graders at HW Smith are learning how to recognize emotions, display empathy, create support networks and work through stressful situations, thanks to SU mentors and a semester-long program called ‘Empathy Matters.’   Once a week, SU student volunteers visit with select HW ... more >>
Henninger Teacher Named Local Winner in ‘My Favorite Teacher’ Contest: (4/11/17) Henninger English teacher Lia Reistrom was named the local winner of the Barnes & Noble ‘My Favorite Teacher’ contest after being nominated by student Julia Nash. The contest provides middle and high school students with the opportunity to share why a particular teacher is special ... more >>
SCSD Summer School Registration Now Open: (4/10/17) Summer School registration is now open! The SCSD Summer Program will provide a safe, structured environment that will keep your child actively engaged in learning. The elementary, middle and Special Education programs will run July 5 through August 1, 2017.   Students will be provided ... more >>
#SCSDGivesThanks for Our Vice Principals: (4/11/17) In celebration of National Assistant Principal Week (April 10-14, 2017), principals and secretaries nominated vice principals that they think are exceptional to be recognized!   Frazer   Frazer Principal Wil Mecum wanted to celebrate his vice principals this week in celebration ... more >>
McKinley-Brighton Students Improve Literacy, Flexibility with Mindfulness Grant: (4/5/17) Last year, select fourth graders at McKinley-Brighton received a set of yoga mats and enjoyed six weeks of yoga lessons – thanks to a  SCSD Education Foundation grant. The program was so successful that Speech-Language Pathologist Megan Luton decided to apply for another grant this year, ... more >>
Westside Academy Softball Team Receives Donations from C-NS: (4/3/17) “Look at that helmet! It’s one we don’t have to duct tape!”   Westside Academy students on the school’s softball team were overjoyed as they looked at the new sporting equipment they would be using for the upcoming season.   Thanks to Stephanie Delaney, ... more >>
Cougar Café Helps Students Gain Job Readiness Skills: (3/30/17) Each Thursday, during all three lunches, Clary students have the opportunity to purchase a snack that gives back, thanks to the Cougar Café!   Funded by a SCSD Educational Foundation grant, the Cougar Café was created to empower students with the social, work-based and organizational ... more >>
Danforth & Ed Smith Students Become ‘Teen Book Fanatics’: (3/28/17) “Sometimes, reading makes me emotional,” a Danforth student shared.   “Oh, me too! I laugh… I cry,” an Ed Smith student responded.   “I cry all the time when I read,” another added.   Seventh and eighth graders at Danforth and Ed ... more >>
Frazer Students Conduct Planetary Exploration: (3/27/17) Frazer students worked together to build rovers that could capture video clips and rock and mineral specimens when they are dropped onto another planet.   Or rather, they will replicate landing rovers on another planet within their Frazer auditorium, thanks to funding from an SCSD Educational ... more >>
You're Invited: ESSA Meeting on March 28th: (3/21/17) All SCSD families are invited to attend the second ESSA Regional State Plan Development Meeting, previously scheduled for March 15th, which has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 28th . The meeting will take place at ITC High School (258 E. Adams Street) from 5:30-7:30 pm .   ... more >>
Nottingham Students Raise Trout in the Classroom: (3/20/17) “The pH might be high because the ammonia level is high,” Nottingham Natural Resources teacher Jaime Rodriguez explained to students as they tested the water of their classroom fish tank.   As part of a grant funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation , Natural Resources students ... more >>
Dr. King ‘Lending Library’ Helps ENL Students Improve Literacy: (3/13/17) With 91 Dr. King students – about 20 percent of the student body – receiving English as a New Language (ENL) services, ENL teacher Julia Schooler knew there was a need to make a home-school connection to help these students improve their English proficiency.   As the result of ... more >>
Social Worker Feature: Melissa Mendez, ITC: (3/10/17) ITC social worker Melissa Mendez didn’t like high school when she was a student at Corcoran. She had a negative experience with a school counselor, who she felt didn’t believe that she could succeed.   After working as a hairstylist for years, she noted the irony that she felt ... more >>
Grant Students Spread Messages of Hope: (3/9/17) Grant Middle School art teacher Lisa Teater learned of “We Rise Above the Streets” from a former coworker at Danforth. Now, she and her family regularly volunteer for the group that aims to assist the city’s homeless population by providing meals, toiletries, hats and gloves and more. ... more >>
Hearing Announced for SCSD Districtwide Safety Plan: (3/9/17) The SCSD is well aware of the concerns of safety, both physical and emotional, that exist within a public school system in an urban setting. SCSD strives to provide a safe learning and teaching environment for all of our students, staff and community members. That is why we have  updated our Safety ... more >>



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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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