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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 >>
SCSD Students Learn Fire Safety in Junior Fire Marshal Program: (11/1/16) Thanks to a Junior Fire Marshal program through The Hartford Financial Services Group, SCSD students in kindergarten through third grade will receive a special Junior Fire Marshal kit to help them learn about fire safety. The kit includes red fire helmets, an educator and parent guide and coloring ... more >>
ITC Students Tackle Community Concerns through ‘Problem Busters’: (10/27/16) See a problem in Syracuse? Who are you going to call? P-Tech students at ITC are hoping you’ll call them – the Problem Busters!   Throughout the school year, tenth grade engineering students will be presented with a series of projects, in which they will take a real life problem ... more >>
Urban Fellowship Program Increases Diversity Among SCSD Staff: (10/25/16) When she heard about the Urban Fellowship Program, Sheleia Horton was a Teaching Assistant in the SCSD, having only recently completed a Master’s in Education from SUNY Oswego.   “I wish the program had been around before I spent all that money on my degree at Oswego!” she ... more >>
Public Hearing on Renewal Application for the Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School: (10/24/16)   The Syracuse City School District will hold a public hearing to solicit comments from the community in connection with the foregoing renewal application for the Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School. The hearing will be held at 725 Harrison St. in the Board of Education’s main ... more >>
Public Hearing on Renewal Application for Southside Academy Charter School: (10/24/16) The Syracuse City School District will hold a public hearing to solicit comments from the community in connection with the foregoing renewal application for the Southside Academy Charter School. The hearing will be held at 725 Harrison St. in the Board of Education’s main board room on Monday, ... more >>
OCC Professor Helps McKinley-Brighton Students Create Journals: (10/20/16) “Repeat after me,” Meredith Cantor-Feller instructed. “If I write it down, I’m one step closer to getting it done!”   The Coordinator of the Onondaga Community College Photography Program and Interim Dean of Visual, Performing & Applied Arts met with third ... more >>
SU 'Talent Agency' Helps Students Prepare for College: (10/18/16) Close to 20 SCSD students head to the Nancy Cantor Warehouse three days a week to visit the Talent Agency studio. For students who are passionate about art, the Talent Agency program is invaluable – an experience to learn new techniques, develop a portfolio and work with college art students ... more >>

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Frazer K-8 School
Grant Middle School
Henninger High School
Hughes Middle School
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HW Smith K-8 School
Johnson Center / Adult Education
LeMoyne Elementary School
Lincoln Middle School
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Meachem Elementary School
MSAP @ Shea
Nottingham High School
Porter Elementary School
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Roberts preK-8 School
Salem Hyde Elementary School
Seymour Dual Language Academy
Syracuse Latin
Van Duyn Elementary School
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High Schools
Institute of Technology at Central
PSLA @ Fowler

Alternative Education Programs
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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Jaime Alicea, Interim Superintendent

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Phone: 315.435.4499
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