Syracuse STEM at Blodgett Middle School



 

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Principal
Harry Valentin, Ph.D.
Vice Principals
Mary Lowe
Marimar Nunez
Administrative Intern
James Dow
DASA Coordinators
TBD
Main Office
(315) 435-4386
Nurse's Office
(315) 435-6525
 
Guidance Office
(315) 435-4881
School-Based Health Center 
(315) 435-6431
School Hours 
7:50 AM - 3:10 PM
School Address 
312 Oswego Street |
Syracuse, New York 13204

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Attention, Families!

Modified Fall Sports Registration begins on August 28th. See below for details, including a modified schedule and information about online registration. 

SYRACUSE STEM AT BLODGETT'S NEW ACADEMIC SCHOOL MODEL

Syracuse STEM at Blodgett will be partnering with Le Moyne College to implement STEM programming. Students who successfully complete eighth grade at Syracuse STEM at Blodgett will be prepared to enter any high school or CTE program and begin studies as a freshman.



 

 

STEM

Rigorous academic program that offers students STEM-based technical learning and the opportunity to participate in project based learning experiences. Starting in sixth grade, students will be enrolled in various introductory STEM classes, such as:
• Introduction to Coding
• Math and Careers
• Introduction to Forensic Science

Inquiry-Based

Teaching methods will be inquiry based and student-centered as students engage in solving engineering challenges using an engineering design process. Students have the freedom to think critically, creatively, and innovatively, as well as have opportunities to fail and try again in safe environments.

Leadership

There will also be a character education component delivery through a Leadership Development course, and numerous opportunities to work in collaborative groups will help develop cooperative learning skills.

School News
Modified Fall Sports Registration to Begin August 28th Modified Fall Sports Registration to Begin August 28th: Attention, Syracuse STEM at Blodgett Families! Fall sports will be starting up in the next few weeks for all 7 th  and 8 th  grade students.  All sports registrations will be done online through FamilyID.   Directions for creating a FamilyID account are available by visiting the Health, PE and Athletics homepage .  Football will begin August 28 th  at 9:00am at STEM at Blodgett; all other modified sports will begin September 5 th  after school.  ... more >>
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Students Participate in Third Annual SCSD Debate Competition Students Participate in Third Annual SCSD Debate Competition: Middle and high school students from Ed Smith, ELMS, Grant, HW Smith, PSLA at Fowler and Westside Academy at Blodgett recently gathered at Grant Middle School for the third annual SCSD Debate Competition.   The theme of this year’s competition: Next Generation Science Standards. Debate topics ranged from human cloning to vegetarianism to space exploration, government biofuel subsidies and more.   Students were given a topic in advance and prepared to defend both sides of ... more >>
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