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Back to School Parent Engagement Tips Back to School Parent Engagement Tips: (9/12/18) Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! As we work together in Building Our Future and helping to prepare our students for #SCSDSuccess, our families play a critical role. Here are some helpful tips from our school teachers and administrators on how parents and guardians can best become active partners ...
2018-19 School Supply Lists By Grade 2018-19 School Supply Lists By Grade: (8/28/18) Mrs. Carter’s Class Hello!  I am so excited to have your child in my class next school year.  I greatly appreciate all of the classroom donations and you providing your scholar with materials to be successful. Thank you for your commitment as we start the new school year!   ...
Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares Do You Have Back to School Questions? #SCSDCares: (9/10/18) WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME OUR STUDENTS & STAFF BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE 2018 - 19 SCHOOL YEAR! As with any new beginning, a new school year comes with questions and unknowns. To serve as a resource for families, several Syracuse City School District departments ...
KiloWatch Program Helps SCSD Students Learn About Energy Savings KiloWatch Program Helps SCSD Students Learn About Energy Savings: (4/30/18) This year, students at Ed Smith, ELMS, Frazer, HW Smith, McKinley-Brighton and Roberts have had the opportunity to help their teachers, classmates and custodians save energy and money in their respective buildings, thanks to the KiloWatch program.   “To me, KiloWatch is a chance to do ...
You're Invited; Kindergarten Information Sessions You're Invited; Kindergarten Information Sessions: (1/22/18) The Syracuse City School District is pleased to host a series of Kindergarten Information Sessions! If you are a city resident with a child who will be five years old by 12/1/18 (born between 12/2/12 and 12/1/13), you are invited to attend. Information Sessions are an opportunity to meet the principal ...
SCSD Students Become Avid Readers Thanks to Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge SCSD Students Become Avid Readers Thanks to Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge: (8/9/17) As part of the Mayor’s Summer Reading Challenge, SCSD students were tasked with reading as much as they could this summer. Their minutes spent reading were tallied, and Mayor Miner visited classrooms with the most minutes read at each school building to present students with a bookmark, sunglasses ...
Frazer Clothing Closet Provides Options for Students, Families in Need Frazer Clothing Closet Provides Options for Students, Families in Need: (7/20/17) Frazer students now have the opportunity to pick out new clothes at school, thanks to a Clothing Closet. Third grade teacher Jen Medina said that students’ comfort is a big contributor to learning, so providing clothing and other basic necessities can help improve students’ school performance. ...
Wegmans Partnership Brings Farmer’s Markets to SCSD Schools Wegmans Partnership Brings Farmer’s Markets to SCSD Schools: (6/23/17) Students in SCSD elementary schools recently had the opportunity to shop for their own produce, thanks to Farmer’s Market stands provided by Wegmans and the SCSD Department of Food & Nutrition Services.   The stands allowed students to pick fruits and vegetables to try for themselves ...
Career Exploration Series Brings Future to Life for Middle School Girls Career Exploration Series Brings Future to Life for Middle School Girls: (5/2/17) Frazer and Westside Academy at Blodgett girls in grades six to eight had a unique opportunity to speak with a female farmer, judge, nurse, journalist and more, thanks to the Career Exploration Series.   Cosponsored by Mayor Miner and the Women’s Commission, the series is offered at two ...
#SCSDGivesThanks for Our Vice Principals #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 ...
Frazer Students Conduct Planetary Exploration 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 ...
SCSD Students Named ‘Youth Unsung Heroes’ SCSD Students Named ‘Youth Unsung Heroes’: (1/31/17) “He refuses to give up, and constantly challenges himself to be better.”   “Her love of learning is magnetic.”   “He has a positive attitude that is infectious.”   “She is an extremely positive role model for her peers.”   ...
Frazer Students Create Mural, Leave Legacy at School Frazer Students Create Mural, Leave Legacy at School: (1/24/17) Eighth graders at Frazer had a unique opportunity this year to leave a lasting legacy at their school. Thanks to a grant submitted by art teacher Melissa Dougher and funded by the SCSD Educational Foundation, students worked together to create a four foot by eight foot clay mural that will be permanently ...
SCSD Students Learn Fire Safety in Junior Fire Marshal Program 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 ...
Urban Fellowship Program Increases Diversity Among SCSD Staff 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 ...
SCSD Students Learn Strategy through Chess Clubs SCSD Students Learn Strategy through Chess Clubs: (8/11/16) For many students, the end of the school day means a chance to let loose—to be loud, to get outside and to run around. But at Ed Smith, HW Smith, ITC and Nottingham, students from kindergarten through high school spend the first of their after school hours sitting quietly in classrooms or libraries, ...
Frazer Students Explore Rockets Through Cross-Curricular Study Frazer Students Explore Rockets Through Cross-Curricular Study: (7/26/16) 3, 2, 1, Blastoff!   In math class, Frazer sixth graders learned about how to measure the height a rocket reaches after launch. In social studies, they learned about the history of rockets. In technology, they got to build their own rockets, complete with engines, and prepare them for launch. ...
Frazer Students Learn Etiquette, Communication Skills through Oratory Team Frazer Students Learn Etiquette, Communication Skills through Oratory Team: (3/9/16) Sixth grade students at Frazer have mastered the importance of maintaining eye contact. They have honed their communication skills and have practiced writing and performing persuasive speeches. Soon, they will be preparing to learn how to debate.   As part of Frazer’s Oratory Team, the ...
Frazer Students Show Personality with 3D Letter Project 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 ...



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