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Teacher Appreciation Week: Nick Salibrici, PSLA at Fowler: (5/5/16) Walk around Nick Salibrici’s classroom and you’ll see student artwork covering nearly every inch of wall space. For a mid-year project, the PSLA at Fowler teacher’s 10 th grade English class drew pictures of themselves, surrounding the image with words describing obstacles that they ... more >>
Teacher Appreciation Week: Michelle Mariano, Lincoln: (5/4/16) As an eighth grade math teacher at Lincoln Middle School, Michelle Mariano is supposed to teach students about linear equations, transformations, exponents and congruents—among other things.   And as it turns out, eighth grade students aren’t particularly interested in these things. ... more >>
Teacher Appreciation Week: Jessica Wells, Syracuse Latin: (5/2/16) For first graders in Jessica Wells’ classroom, each day begins with a morning meeting where students discuss the good things—both little and big—that are happening in their lives. That’s the key to starting the day off on the right foot, she said, along with sharing with students ... more >>
Danforth Girls Learn STEM Hands-On at Junior League STEM Expo: (4/27/16) At the 4 th annual Junior League STEM Expo, sixth grade girls at Danforth learned more about science, technology, engineering and math, taking part in hands-on activities designed to help increase their interest in the STEM fields.   “We’re trying to keep the girls in school and ... more >>
English as a New Language Teachers Collaborate to Improve Student Learning: (4/22/16) English as a New Language (ENL) students across the SCSD have had a great new asset in their classrooms this year: a team of both content and ENL certified teachers working together to help them achieve more.   While ENL teachers previously worked in more of a standalone way to help ENL students ... more >>
Bellevue Students Create Puppets with Help of Open Hand Theater: (4/20/16) “I want to stay at Bellevue forever!” a third grader exclaimed as she excitedly played with her new puppet.   Thanks to a collaboration between Bellevue Music Teacher Christine DeLuca and Art Teacher Rhonda Holtzman, third grade students in Amanda Andrews’ class enjoyed a ... more >>
Elementary Students Get Fit to Help Hunger through UNICEF Kid Power Program: (4/18/16) Third, fourth and fifth graders at LeMoyne Elementary, as well as fourth graders at McKinley-Brighton, are taking part in a unique program to help them learn about the importance of getting active while unlocking therapeutic food packets for children in developing nations.   UNICEF Kid Power ... more >>
Roberts Students Explore Unanswered Questions at School Science Fair: (4/12/16) They made their own lava lamps and bouncy balls. They tracked plant measurements and mold growth. They observed ice melting and gummy bears expanding. At the Roberts Science Fair, students explored their own unanswered questions, creating hypotheses and discovering results.   “The students ... more >>
Grant Students Learn About Accommodations, Transition Services at College Forum: (4/11/16) Do you like rock walls? What about bubble soccer? Movie nights? Or going to Sky Zone at Destiny USA?   “There’s a lot of that,” one SUNY Cortland student explained of having fun at college, “But you have to find a balance that with your schoolwork.”   Eighth ... more >>
Webster Students Celebrate Diversity at Multicultural Celebration: (4/8/16) Students at Webster enjoyed a schoolwide Multicultural Celebration to honor the diversity within their school community. With students’ birth countries spanning three continents, the school kicked off their celebration with a parade through the hallways, with students dressed in clothing representative ... more >>
SRC, Inc. Donates $11,000 in Equipment to SCSD Schools: (4/6/16) Students at HW Smith, Ed Smith, Westside Academy at Blodgett and the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection now have many new science projects to execute, thanks to more than $11,000 in equipment donations from SRC, Inc.   In support of the Engineering Ambassadors Program at Syracuse University, ... more >>
Smart Schools Bond Act Public Forum Announced: (4/14/16) 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 >>
PSLA Students Enjoy Partnership, Mentoring through The Links, Inc.: (4/4/16) Once a month, professional women from throughout the Syracuse community come together at PSLA at Fowler to mentor a group of young women.   Initially brought together through a crew class their freshman year, these students—now sophomores—have learned about the importance of community ... more >>
Henninger Pep Band, Cheerleaders Bring School Spirit to Events: (4/1/16) It’s a dying art, Henninger Band Director Rory Edwards explained of pep bands, but at Henninger, theirs is an important puzzle piece in the school’s band performance cycle—and the school community as a whole.   “Henninger has a deep family tradition, and the pep band ... more >>
Salem Hyde Students Learn Math, Vocabulary with Osmo: (3/30/16) “Some of them don’t even realize they’re learning,” Library/Media Specialist Sharon Oliver said of students playing Osmo, an educational game system for iPads. “They think they’re just having fun!”   But through the program’s five fun apps, students ... more >>
Real Fathers, Real Men Program Helps Support Danforth Students: (3/28/16) “They’re honest with us,” General Davis said of the 7 th and 8 th grade boys he regularly works with at Danforth Middle School, noting that the students openly discuss gangs, drugs, violence and other heavy topics with him. “When you bond with them, they open up.”   ... more >>
WSA Students Learn About Extreme Weather by Becoming Meteorologists: (3/23/16) Sixth grade students in Heather Bermingham’s science classes became meteorologists in a fun experiment designed to help them learn about extreme weather.   Ms. Bermingham, also a SyraFuse Fellow, said she was prompted to try the project after she learned about a green screen app in the ... more >>
This Just In: Students Become Journalists, Share School News: (3/21/16) “I love to be on TV! I’m like a rock star,” one LeMoyne student exclaims after taking part in a Gator-TV production.   Monday through Thursday, LeMoyne Elementary students have the opportunity to take part in the school’s news program, where they help lead the school ... more >>
Interactive Timeline Project Brings History to Life at MSAP: (3/18/16) Social Studies Martin Pasternak had a clear goal when he applied for a SCSD Educational Foundation grant for his ‘Interactive Timeline’ project: he wanted students to learn to creatively embrace history through technology, within the scope of New York State and SCSD standards.   ... more >>
PSLA at Fowler Students Take Part in Hard of Hearing Day: (3/16/16) “I felt isolated,” one student noted in a class debrief following a “Hard of Hearing” day at PSLA at Fowler.   On this day, students in Brenda Buckley’s American Sign Language (ASL) course chose to wear earplugs at school (some even wore them into the evening ... more >>



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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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