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

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Spring Recess - No school April 18 through 25
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Friday, April 18, 2014 is a holiday in the North Syracuse Central School District and Spring Recess is from Monday, April 21 through Friday, April 25, 2014. There is no school for students/staff on these days. For more news from the North Syracuse Central School District, visit us on Facebook at www.nscsd.org/facebook. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/@NSyracuseCSD


NSJHS Evening of Excellence - Thursday, May 8, 2014
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North Syracuse Junior High School proudly presents the first annual Evening of Excellence. The evening will start with a spaghetti dinner (open to the public - $4/child, $5/adult, $25/family) from 5 to 7 p.m. and student presentations from 6 to 8 p.m. There is no charge for the student presentations. The evening will include: • Literary Performances ~ Poetry Slams and Shakespeare... more info


Spring Mixer for North Syracuse Education Foundation - May 2
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The North Syracuse Education Foundation (NSEF) is holding their Spring Mixer on May 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Borio's Restaurant (8891 McDonnell's Parkway) in Cicero. Tickets will also be available at the door for $25/each. At the event, which if for adults age 21 and over, there will be a silent auction and Chinese auction, 50/50 drawings, food, tastings, music and more! The mixer is a... more info


Registration for 2014-15 UPK program begins May 12
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The North Syracuse Central School District will begin accepting registrations for its Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program on Monday, May 12, 2014. Registration on May 12 will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the cafeteria of the North Syracuse Junior High School (5353 West Taft Road) in North Syracuse. Registration after May 12, 2014 will take place during normal business hours (8:00... more info


Registration for Pre-K at Early Education Program at Main Street School
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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 2014/15 school year and for 2014 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 2014/15 school year, he/she must be 3... more info


129 Scholar Athletes recognized at Board of Education meeting
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Boys' Wrestling
At its April 7 meeting, the North Syracuse Central School District Board of Education and Administration proudly recognized its 129 student athletes who have achieved Scholar/Athlete status for Winter 2013 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


Students enjoys an authentic German breakfast at school
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Authentic German breakfast meats
On the afternoon of April 4, 2014, the German Club members from Herr Solan’s and Herr Gerardi’s North Syracuse Junior High German classes got to enjoy a “German Breakfast” at school. Several members of the German Club as well as non-members, teachers and some parents of the district enjoyed a delicious German-style breakfast consisting of traditional meats, cheeses, and breads offered in Germany. ... more info


Roxboro Road Elementary Students get visit from Syracuse University basketball players and mascot
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Students at Roxboro Road Elementary School had some very special visitors to their Friday Morning Program on April 11, 2014. Syracuse University Basketball players, Rakeem Christmas and Mike Gbinije, came to the school accompanied by their school’s Mascot, Otto the Orange. The students were very excited to meet the players and mascot and had the opportunity to ask questions. One student asked... more info


NSJHS Builder's Club students travel to Washington, DC
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On Saturday, April 5, North Syracuse Junior High School Builders Club students had the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC to greet World War II and Korean War Veterans at the World War II Memorial. The veterans were flown to Washington DC as part of the Syracuse Honor Flight Program. In addition to meeting these local heroes, students were also able to tour the mall, visit the Holocaust... more info


Lakeshore students selected for an art exhibit at Beaver Lake
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Artwork by Gabriella Diorio
Five students from Ms. Kuryla's art classes at Lakeshore Road Elementary School were recently selected to represent their school at an exhibit at Beaver Lake Nature Center. Art works by: Madison Baldwin, Gabriella Diorio, Madeline Howell, Austin Mazzoliand Elizabeth Murray were selected for the special exhibit, “Student Art – Naturally!” celebrating the artistic achievements of elementary... more info


Two district students recognized in National Art Awards Program
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Samantha (left) and Laurel (right) with C-NS Principal Julian
Congratulations to Cicero-North Syracuse High School (C-NS) students; sophomore Samantha Blume, and senior Laurel Conley, for recently having achieved national recognition for their artwork. The students, who also placed in the CNY Scholastic Art Awards Competition, entered The National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a program that identifies and develops creative teenagers, and were both... more info


C-NS Teacher Publishes First Book
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Cicero-North Syracuse High School German teacher Dr. Mary Ann Niemczura recently published her first book, "A Past Worth Telling". It is a poetical memoir and recalls carefree childhood days and her journey to the present, from rural Western Massachusetts to Colorado to Germany and to Upstate New York. The poems encompass her education, her children and family, her professional life teaching both... more info


C-NS students medal at State FCCLA Conference
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Congratulations to Cicero-North Syracuse High School juniors Emily Dolan and Kristin Inthirakot who recently were awarded a silver medal at the New York State FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Conference. The 2014 NYS State Leadership Conference, with a theme of "What's your game plan?" was held at the Sheraton SU Hotel & Conference Center in Syracuse from March 26-29. ... more info


C-NS graduate selected to play in 2014 World Championship Lacrosse Games
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Photo submitted by Eguren family
This summer, Jon Eguren, a 2009 Cicero-North Syracuse High School graduate, will have the honor of playing lacrosse as a member of one of 40 international teams competing in the World Lacrosse Championships in Denver, Colorado. Jon Eguren, the son of Dan and Suzie Carman of Liverpool, is currently the captain of his college lacrosse team at the State University of New York, Institute of Technology... more info


CNS Math Teacher Amy Furletti Wins District Teacher of the Year
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Amy Furletti, a Math teacher at Cicero North Syracuse High School, was named the District Teacher of the Year for the upcoming school year.


K.W.S. Bear Road Elementary holds 17th annual Literature Night
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Winner of the Bake-A-Book contest
On Thursday, March 20 nearly 300 people attended KWS Bear Road’s 17th annual Literature Night, called “Recipe for Reading!” It was a fun evening full of activities designed to strengthen the home-school connection. We sang jingles, shopped at the Book Fair, made crafts, and even followed a recipe to make a delicious snack. (We got the idea for the snack from Robert Munsch’s book Something Good!)... more info


92 students awarded in CNY Scholastic Art Awards program
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Congratulations to the 92 students from the North Syracuse Central School District, who were among the hundreds of Central New York junior and senior high school artists recognized in the 2014 CNY Scholastic Art Awards. The annual awards’ program draws thousands of entries from talented students representing more than 400 schools, throughout 13 Central New York counties. Entries are judged by... more info


Deadline for change in transportation forms
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The North Syracuse Central School District would like to remind families of the upcoming deadline for change in transportation forms (B-1 and C-1) which include busing to/from a residential daycare or a babysitter outside of the student’s homeschool area. Please send your forms in as soon as possible. The deadline for Superintendent approval is by June 1, 2014. Forms are available online... more info