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

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192 Scholar Athletes recognized at December 15 meeting
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Girls' Varsity Field Hockey
At its December 15 meeting, the North Syracuse Central School District Board of Education and Administration proudly recognized its 192 student athletes who achieved Scholar/Athlete status for Fall 2014 sports teams. Only varsity teams are eligible for NYSPHSAA (New York State Public High School Athletic Association) Scholar/Athlete recognition. In order to be eligible for recognition,... 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


Spelling Bee Competition Winners Advance to Post Standard/WCNY Competition
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LtoR: Jake Nardozza, Josh Wilk and Sara Frey
On Tuesday, December 2, thirty-eight students from North Syracuse Junior High School, Roxboro Road Middle School and Gillette Road Middle School gathered at the North Syracuse Central School District Administrative Office building to compete in a district-wide spelling bee. The talented students, from grades five through eight, were challenged with a variety of words ranging from simple... 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


Pink the Rink Night - Friday, December 26
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The North Syracuse Central School District would like to invite the community to join the Fayetteville Manlius, and Cicero-North Syracuse High School Hockey teams for the Pink the Rink night on Friday, December 26, 2014 in honor of Nancy Chase. The FM vs. C-NS game will take place at the Syracuse War Memorial at OnCenter (515 Montgomery St) in Syracuse at 3:30 p.m. All proceeds will go to... more info


Family Fit N Fun Night - January 14
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On Wednesday, January 14, 2015 the North Syracuse Central School District Physical Education Department will host their 5th Annual Family Fit N Fun Night at North Syracuse Junior High School (5353 West Taft Road) in North Syracuse. The free, family friendly event will take place from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. All district elementary students are invited to participate in a variety of fun, physical events... more info


Gillette Road PTG hosting district night at Silver Knights
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On Friday, January 16, 2015 the Gillette Road Middle School Parent Teacher Group (PTG) is sponsoring North Syracuse Central School District night at the Syracuse Silver Knights 7:30 p.m. soccer game against the Rochester Lancers. The game is taking place at the OnCenter War Memorial Arena (515 Montgomery Street) in Syracuse. $13 discounted tickets are available by calling or emailing Anthony Meola... more info


Gillette Road students cook authentic German dishes
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Students learn the traditional method of making the Spaetzle noodle.
In October, around 50 German students at Gillette Road Middle School had the opportunity to do some authentic German cooking and eating as part of their school day! Mr. Gerardi and Mrs. Hobbs collaborated to set the stage for students to cook authentic German Käsespätzle (homemade egg noodles with cheese), Petersilienkartoffeln (boiled potatoes with fresh parsley and butter) and Knackwurst (a... more info


Free afterschool tutoring for eligible Native American students
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The North Syracuse Central School District, through its Native American Grant program, is making available free tutoring services to Native American students attending school within the district, who have filed the appropriate 506 forms. Tutoring, provided by certified teachers, will be provided at district schools, local libraries or students’ homes, for up to two (2) hours per week. For more... 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


C-NS Yearbook presales online through December 31
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The presale price ($55) for Cicero-North Syracuse High School yearbooks is available through December 31, 2014 by purchasing online at www.balfour.com and selecting your school. The presale price is also available to students purchasing in school through December 18. Students wishing to RSVP their yearbook at the presale price can do so before school on Tuesday or Thursday in the entryway where... more info


Student recipe featured on December 10 Gillette Road lunch menu
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Congratulations to Cicero sisters Kayla (6th grade) and Haley (7th grade) Smith, both students at Gillette Road Middle School, for winning their school’s recent “Great Spaghetti & Meatball” recipe contest. Last year, food service program staff at Gillette Road Middle School decided to hold a recipe contest after having many students request specific items be included on the lunch menu. Sharon... more info


Come Cheer on CNS Basketball on Tuesday against Henninger
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The CNS Northstar Boys basketball team opened their season by defeating Nottingham 65-61 on Saturday. The Northstars were led by Brendan Gacek (19 points), Steve Theetge (15 points including 4 3-pointers), and AJ Nesci(10 points and 11 assists). Come on out Tuesday night to cheer on the CNS Boys Varsity Basketball team as they take on Henninger in the Season HOME opener at 7:00pm! Let's pack... more info


Substitute teacher arrested
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The North Syracuse Central School District was informed on Monday evening, December 1, 2014, that a substitute teacher assigned to the high school has been charged by Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office with use of a child in a sexual performance, disseminating indecent material to a minor and endangering the welfare of a child. The teacher was immediately suspended from employment with the... more info


SchoolMessenger system replacing NS Connect for all messages
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The North Syracuse Central School District is transitioning from the North Syracuse Connect (opt-in) alert system to the SchoolMessenger notification system, which uses parent/guardian information from the district’s Student Information System (SIS) database. The North Syracuse Connect system will not be used after December 31, 2014. Because the SchoolMessenger system utilizes parent/guardian... 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