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

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Board of Education adopts 2016-2017 budget proposal
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On April 1, New York State Legislators approved a final state budget without the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), which would have originally taken nearly $2 million from the North Syracuse Central School District. The Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) was established by the state in 2010 to take back promised state aid from school districts to fill the state's own budget gap. Over the past... more info


Board of Education approves 2016-2017 academic calendar
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On Monday, April 4, 2016, the North Syracuse Central School District Board of Education approved a 2016-2017 academic calendar. Included with the calendar are provisions for school closings due to weather-related conditions or other emergency situations. The calendar and provisions are available for download using the link below. For more news from the North Syracuse Central School District,... more info


District to Host Special Olympics Track and Field Event – May 19, 2016
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The North Syracuse Central School District is proud to be hosting this year's Special Olympics on Thursday, May 19, 2016. The Special Olympics Track & Field Event will take place at the Cicero-North Syracuse High School Athletic Complex. A Parade of Athletes will kick off the day at approximately 10:30 a.m. with athletic competitions lasting until approximately 1:30 p.m. The rain date for the... more info


Registration now open for North Syracuse Early Education Program
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The North Syracuse Central School District is accepting registrations for its Early Education Pre-K Program at Main Street School for the 2016 summer program and for the 2016/17 school year. 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 2016/17 school year, he/she must be 3 years... more info


CNS Girls Who Code Club Holding Used Phone Drive
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The CNS Girls Who Code club is sponsoring a used cellphone drive to benefit the Vera House. The Vera House is a domestic violence service shelter in Dewitt. The GWC is working in conjunction with local businesses to support women in need. The club is accepting used (or new!) cellphones in the school's library and main office. The women use the phones in emergency situations. If the phones... more info


Three CNS Students Win German-American Society Scholarship
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On April 18th, 2016 the German-American Society of CNY awarded scholarships to several area German students. Among them, were three seniors from Cicero-North Syracuse (from left to right in picture below): Alyssa Sherry, Joshua Moore, and Alexandra Herter. The Awards ceremony took place at the Syracuse Turner’s Club in Syracuse, where an authentic night of German culture was enjoyed by all.... more info


NSJHS student participates in All-County Jazz Band
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Congratulations to North Syracuse Junior High School 9th grade student, Ryan Flaherty, who recently participated as a 1st chair trombonist in The All County Jazz Band at Westhill High School. Ryan's music teacher, Jennifer MacDerment says that, "Ryan is a talented student and exceptional musician. I am incredibly proud of his accomplishment and wanted to recognize him as an outstanding... more info


Gillette Road PTG Spring Fundraiser Discount Shopping Cards available
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For only $10, you can save $100+ during the next year at local businesses, sporting events, and restaurants offering discounts, BOGO and more! This is a credit-card sized plastic card that you can conveniently carry in your wallet and it can be used over and over and over again until March 2017! Sales of this card directly benefit Gillette Road Middle School's teachers, clubs and students!... more info


UPK registration for 2016-2017 begins May 10, 2016
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The North Syracuse Central School District will begin accepting registrations for its Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Registration on May 10 will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the North Syracuse Junior High School (5353 West Taft Road) in North Syracuse. Registration after May 10, 2016 will take place during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon... more info


Inclusive Classrooms
Lakeshore Road Elementary School
Please read the attached letter for more information about the District's decision to move to a inclusive model for the 2016 school year. ...more info


District offering 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


Budget advocacy materials
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The North Syracuse Central School District presented it's initial 2016-17 school budget at their February 22 Board of Education meeting. North Syracuse Central School District Associate Superintendent for Business Services Donald Keegan presented information about the governor's state aid proposal, estimated tax cap, preliminary revenue and expenses, fund balance and reserves and discussed the... more info