North Syracuse Central School District
5355 West Taft Road
North Syracuse, NY 13212

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Register now for North Syracuse Early Education Program
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The North Syracuse Central School District has begun accepting registrations for its Early Education Program at Main Street School, both for the 2015/16 school year and for 2015 summer sessions. Preschool Education Programs at Main Street School are offered for children ages 3 and 4 years old. In order to enroll your child in a FULL-day program for the 2015/16 school year, he/she must be 3... more info


Dollars For Scholars Phone-a-Thon DATE CHANGE
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For students in grades 8 - 12 planning to work at the Dollars for Scholars Phone-A-Thon on March 8, please note the date has been changed to March 15! The March 15 Phone-A-Thon will take place at the North Syracuse District Offices on Taft Road from 4:30 – 8:00 pm. All students in grades 8-12 are welcomed to volunteer at the event. Refreshments will be served. Any student in grades 8-12 can... more info


District calendar revised due to snow days - March 20 will be a school day for all students
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On Monday, February 23, 2015, the North Syracuse Central School District Board of Education approved a revised 2014-2015 district calendar which now includes Friday, March 20, 2015 as a day of instruction for all students in the district. Previously, March 20 was designated as a Superintendent’s Conference Day, a non-school day for students. Because of the number of emergency closing days used... more info


Dates set for 2015-16 kindergarten registration sessions
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The North Syracuse Central School District has announced its registration dates for 2015-2016 kindergarten students. Home schools are in the process of mailing appointment letters to families that will be registering known new students. In order for your child to enter school next fall, he or she must be five (5) years old on or before December 1, 2015. Elementary schools are holding... more info


College Fair at SRC Arena - March 12
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Attention Cicero-North Syracuse High School and North Syracuse Junior High School students! Our annual College Fair will take place on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College. The hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. More than 200 colleges will have Admission Representatives on hand to answer questions about their college/university. Please... more info


Gillette Road Middle School will perform “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”
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Gillette Road Middle School will perform “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” on March 12th, 13th and 14th at 7pm in the school auditorium located at 6150 South Bay Road, Cicero. This stage musical is based on the 1968 movie of the same name starring the beloved actor, Dick VanDyke. Tickets are $6, and will be available to the public on March 2nd. They can be reserved by calling Linda Hurn at 744-6716 or... more info


Early Literacy Volunteers Needed!
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The North Syracuse Central School District Early Literacy Volunteer (ELV) Program is looking for volunteers to work with our Kindergarten students. Our instructional focus is based on letter names, sounds, sight words, blending, decoding and reading. A little time makes a big difference! Volunteers provide one-on-one tutoring services for just 15 minutes at a time. Early Literacy... more info


Two CNS Students Win Tech Awards
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Two CNS students won Aspirations in Computing awards from the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT). State award winners Melissa Mey (grade 12) and Gianna Mule (grade 10) were announced as winners during early February. The award honors young women who excel in technology and dream of pursuing technology-immersed careers. Both Melissa and Gianna are currently taking AP Computer... more info


Confirmed case of pertussis at C-NS
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There has been a confirmed incidence of pertussis (whooping cough) at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. FACTS ABOUT PERTUSSIS: Pertussis is a severe coughing illness that can last for three months. The disease is spread by respiratory droplets or contact with respiratory secretions in the first three weeks of illness. People of all ages can get pertussis but it is especially dangerous to... more info


Winter District Dispatch online
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Click the link below to view/download a PDF version of the Winter 2015 "District Dispatch" newsletter. This issue contains important kindergarten registration dates, non-public school transportation information parent notices, good news and more! For more news from the North Syracuse Central School District, visit us on Facebook at www.nscsd.org/facebook. Follow us on Twitter at... more info


C-NS student raises more than $3,400 for cancer fund
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Cicero-North Syracuse High School senior and Northstar Varsity Girls’ Basketball power forward, Emilee Norris, has taken on a cause that she says is close to her heart. Norris recently raised more than $3,000 for the “Kay Yow Cancer Fund,” far exceeded the fundraising goal she set for herself. Emilee, who was hoping to raise $2,000 for the cause, was able to obtain nearly $3,500 in donations.... more info


Family Census Reminder
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ALERT TO RESIDENTS OF THE NORTH SYRACUSE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT: January through March are School Census months. Your help is requested in counting all children in your household (especially birth through middle school age). We, therefore, ask for your cooperation in providing us with the most current information. Census data is confidential and is used only for planning purposes for... more info


Notice regarding non-public school transportation in the district
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To parents and guardians of students residing in the North Syracuse Central School District: As required by New York State Law, applications for bus transportation to and from private and parochial schools and to and from day care (within homeschool attendance zone) must be filed prior to April 1, 2015. Applications may be picked up and returned to the North Syracuse Central School District... more info


Register to VOTE in your school budget vote and member election!
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The North Syracuse Central School District annual budget vote and member election is Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Please mark this important date on your calendar now and if you aren't already, please register to vote. When you vote you help pass on the gift of democracy to your children and your community! If you are not yet registered, you can register in person during regular business hours at... more info


Parents should opt-in to receive text alerts
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On Monday, November 3, North Syracuse Central School District parents/guardians with cell phones designated in the district’s Student Information System received a text message asking them to opt-in to receive text alerts through SchoolMessenger. The district has been using the SchoolMessenger notification service to send important information to parents through phone calls and email messages.... more info


NSCSD appreciates our sponsors!
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The North Syracuse Central School District has many generous donors who have made gifts to the district to support student programs, provide required equipment or enhance facilities. Historically, donors have been recognized at Board of Education meetings when their gift is accepted. In accordance with Board of Education Policy 1800, the Board of Education is empowered under New York State... more info


District Calendar
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Each year, the district publishes a wall calendar for families in our schools. That calendar is online and can be downloaded using the link below. Please note, this calendar is published in August prior to the start of the school year so information is subject to change. Please confirm events with schools and/or the district. For more news from the North Syracuse Central School District,... more info