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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 ...
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 ...
WSA ‘Real Talk’ Program Brings College to the Classroom WSA ‘Real Talk’ Program Brings College to the Classroom: (6/11/18) At Westside Academy at Blodgett, Syracuse University students from the Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program (J.U.M.P. Nation) visit every Friday for what they call ‘Real Talk.’   The SU mentors talk with the middle school students about issues like bullying, leadership, effective ...
SCSD Partnership with NYU Helps Promote Excellent Teaching SCSD Partnership with NYU Helps Promote Excellent Teaching: (5/7/18) With the goal of creating a pipeline of committed urban educators, 15 future SCSD teachers are currently earning their Master’s degree while working in our schools. The embedded Master of Arts Teacher Residency Program (EMAT) program, in partnership with New York University, is currently in year ...
Scientist in Residence Program Provides Unique STEM Learning Opportunities Scientist in Residence Program Provides Unique STEM Learning Opportunities: (6/27/17) Fifth grade students at Dr. Weeks, Westside Academy at Blodgett and Ed Smith experienced unique science experiments thanks to a Scientist in Residence program through the New York Academy of Sciences and instruction from SUNY-ESF students.   The program was launched this year in the SCSD as ...
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 ...
SCSD Students Visit Cornell for ‘Expanding Your Horizons’ Conference 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 ...
Westside Academy Softball Team Receives Donations from C-NS 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, ...
Social Worker Feature: Amy Phinney, Westside Academy at Blodgett Social Worker Feature: Amy Phinney, Westside Academy at Blodgett: (3/8/17) After serving as a teaching assistant in Pre-K for 10 years, Amy Phinney is now in her second year as a social worker at Westside Academy at Blodgett.   “It dawned on me one day as a Pre-K TA that the whole family needs support, not just the students,” Ms. Phinney recalled of the ...
Peer Assistance and Review Program Celebrates 10th Year in SCSD Peer Assistance and Review Program Celebrates 10th Year in SCSD: (7/8/16) Ten years ago, teachers new to the SCSD were left largely to figure out their new position on their own. Thanks to the Peer Assistance and Review (PAR) program, governed by the PAR Panel (five appointed union representatives named by the Syracuse Teachers Association and four appointed management representatives ...
WSA Students Volunteer at Rescue Mission WSA Students Volunteer at Rescue Mission: (6/6/16) Eighth grade students in Amanda Behm’s ELA class at Westside Academy at Blodgett recently visited the Rescue Mission on Gifford Street to served lunch and help in the clothing store.   This is the third time Ms. Behm has brought students to volunteer at the Rescue Mission, and she ...
SRC, Inc. Donates $11,000 in Equipment to SCSD Schools 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, ...
WSA Students Learn About Extreme Weather by Becoming Meteorologists 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 ...



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