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Initial Plan for American Rescue Funding Initial Plan for American Rescue Funding: On September 13, the North Syracuse Central School District presented an initial spending plan for American Rescue (ARP) Funding to its Board of Education. The purpose of ARP funding is to address the urgent needs of children caused by the COVID pandemic. Details of the NSCSD Plan are outlined in the presentation, which is available by clicking here . 
NSCSD Now Hiring! NSCSD Now Hiring!: There are many job opportunities available in the North Syracuse Central School District. Click here to visit our Human Resources and learn more.
Gillette Road Middle School Teacher Teams-up With Former Student For Tandem Race Gillette Road Middle School Teacher Teams-up With Former Student For Tandem Race: Eileen Gleason, a 6 th grade English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher, has taught students at Gillette Road Middle School for almost three decades. During her time at the middle school, she has worked with hundreds of students both in her classroom and through her work with student council and other extra-curricular activities.   Every day, Gleason finds value in her work with young people but has a special appreciation when she makes a true connection with a student. Two years ago, Ms. Gleason worked with a special needs student, Enrique Gonzalez, who has been in a wheelchair for his entire life. After sharing a story about running, a special hobby of hers, Ms. Gleason and Enrique connected about the experience of being a runner. Gleason ...
C-NS Kicks-Off Suicide Prevention Month Activities C-NS Kicks-Off Suicide Prevention Month Activities: On Friday, September 10, in honor of “World Suicide Prevention Day,” students and staff at Cicero-North Syracuse High School kicked off a month-long campaign to raise awareness about the topic. The mental health team at C-NS used the day to bring attention to the issue by engaging students in activities to educate and promote suicide prevention as well as overall mental wellness. Kristen Stanton is the District-wide School-Based Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator for the North Syracuse Central School District. As such, she is instrumental in the District’s mental wellness promotion and she helped plan events at C-NS for their World Suicide Prevention Day. Throughout the school day, students had opportunities to learn about ...
September is Suicide Prevention Month September is Suicide Prevention Month: September is Suicide Prevention Month and the North Syracuse Central School District is committed to bringing attention to the issue and providing resources for those in need. Throughout the month, students at Cicero-North Syracuse High School are participating in prevention activities including the "Got 5 Challenge." The Got5 Challenge brings attention to a FREE Crisis Text Line – an anonymous, text-based support network that’s available 24/7. The Crisis Text Line is available for anyone who just needs someone to “listen” and understand. Simply text the message “Got5” to the number 741-741 to begin a text conversation with a trained Crisis Counselor. Learn more about the Got5 on YouTube at https://youtu.be/ZFOLiGhnnlE . The North Syracuse ...
Submit Names for Military Honor Roll Submit Names for Military Honor Roll: On Friday, November 5, 2021, in honor of Veteran’s Day, the North Syracuse Central School District will honor a group of inductees to its Military Honor Roll. The Honor Roll was established in 2012 to recognize former District students that have gone on to military service. In order for the honor roll to be as complete as possible when it is unveiled, we are asking for the community’s help. If you are a graduate of the District or have attended Cicero-North Syracuse High School and have gone on to military service for at least one year, please contact the District to be included. Click here to submit your information for consideration . In order to be recognized during the November 5th ceremony, names must be submitted to the District no later than Friday, September ...
School Calendar Available Online School Calendar Available Online: Due to delays receiving updated COVID guidance, this year's print calendar has been delayed. The calendar is now available online at  http://www.nscsd.org/tfiles/folder1084/Calendar%20Final%20web.pdf .  Please remember that this version of the District calendar is subject to change. While it serves as a reference for families in the North Syracuse Central School District, it is important to check the online calendar at  www.nscsd.org/calendar  to verify event dates and times and/or check with your child's school.  The online calendar provides more specific, up-to-date event information than this print version. Users can customize their online calendar to include multiple schools, District events and meetings ...
Back to School Newsletter Online Back to School Newsletter Online:   The August 2021 Back to School edition of the North Syracuse Central School District's newsletter,  The District Dispatch , is now available  online by clicking here . District residents will receive a printed version of the newsletter in the mail the week of August 23 but parents should refer to this electronic version for important back to school information.  CHROMEBOOK LENDING PROGRAM During the 2021-2022 school year, all students will be issued a District Chromebook for academic purposes. The North Syracuse Central School District is committed to providing technology resources for students, families and staff. Parents and guardians must sign a Chromebook loan agreement prior to students ...
Chromebook Lending Program Chromebook Lending Program: The North Syracuse Central School District is committed to providing technology resources for students, families and staff. During the 2021-2022 school year, all students will be issued a District Chromebook for academic purposes. Parents and guardians must sign a Chromebook loan agreement prior to students being issued the device. Chromebook agreements have been emailed to parents of all students and are also available with the links below:  Elementary and middle school agreement Junior high and high school agreement CLASS LINK INFORMATION Students will use ClassLink, a single sign-on platform allowing teachers and students to use one user name and password to access everything they need. ClassLink will serve as your child’s home base for education, ...
2021-2022 School Year Information 2021-2022 School Year Information: As the North Syracuse Central School District prepares for the 2021-2022 school year while awaiting official guidance regarding reopening, it will be providing weekly updates to staff and families. The New York State Education Department has recommended schools follow the recently released CDC guidance ...
Kindergarten Orientation Events Scheduled Kindergarten Orientation Events Scheduled: The North Syracuse Central School District has announced kindergarten orientation events at our elementary schools. Kindergarten orientation will take place at the following locations on the dates and times listed: Allen Road Elementary School (315) 218-2300: September 2 from 4 to 5 PM KWS Bear Road Elementary School (315) 218-2400: September 1 from 9 to 10 AM Cicero Elementary School (315) 218-2500: September 1 from 8 to 9 AM and 9:30 to 10:30 AM (families will be assigned a time frame which will be communicated in advance of orientation) Lakeshore Road Elementary School (315) 218-2600:  *August 31  from 9 to 10 AM and 10 to 11 AM (families will be assigned a time frame which will be communicated in advance of orientation) Roxboro Road ...
Annual Student Password Reset Annual Student Password Reset: Parents and students in the North Syracuse Central School District should be advised that student passwords for school/district accounts (schooltool, Google)  were reset   to their default password on August 23 . Passwords are routinely reset each year to ensure that students will be able to access their accounts at the beginning of the school year as many students forget their unused passwords over the summer.   For students that may be unsure of their default password, email messages have been sent to parents with information about default settings. Parents/students will also receive a pop-up message with instructions when logging into schooltool prior to August 23.    Students or parents that run into an issue can get tech help by completing ...
Summer Program Contact Information Summer Program Contact Information: The North Syracuse Central School District has several summer programs taking place at various schools. Please refer to the following contact telephone numbers for assistance: NSCSD Summer Program (Grades K-3) at Roxboro Road Elementary School: 315-218-2730 NSCSD Summer Program (Grades 4-6) at Roxboro Road Middle School: 315-218-3330 OCM BOCES Regional Summer School (Grades 9-12) at Cicero-North Syracuse High School - Main Office: 315-218-4135 or 315-218-4136 OCM BOCES Regional Summer School (Grades 9-12) at Cicero-North Syracuse High School - Attendance Office: 315-218-4137 OCM BOCES Regional Summer School (Grades 7-8) at Ray Middle School - Main Office: 315-638-6189 OCM BOCES Special Education Summer School (Grades K-12) at North Syracuse Junior High ...
C-NS Graduate Madison King Awarded CNY STEM Scholarship C-NS Graduate Madison King Awarded CNY STEM Scholarship: Cicero-North Syracuse High School Class of 2021 graduate Madison King has been named a CNY STEM Scholar in the Partners for Education & Business, Inc. (PEB) 2021 CNY STEM Scholarship Program. Madison is one of only three students in Central New York to receive this recognition and a $20,000 scholarship from SRC.    Madison, ranked 4 th in the C-NS Class of 2021, will attend the University of Rochester in the fall to major in the field of computer science. Madison and the other PEB scholarship winners were announced at organization’s Annual Awards virtual celebration which was held virtually on June 23.  That video is available on YouTube by clicking here or on MACNY’s website at www.macny.org . According to the event program, “Madison ...
Busing for Summer Programs Busing for Summer Programs: North Syracuse Central School District 2021 Summer School Bus Routes for Regional Summer School Program at Cicero-North Syracuse High School and Ray Middle School in Baldwinsville. For 1st Session at Cicero-North Syracuse High School Bus #564  - Pick up Bridgeport-Rinaldo Blvd East and Astor Drive at 7:35 a.m. Bus #567  - Pick up at Windsor Apt cross walk/sidewalk at 7:35 a.m. Bus #568  - Pick up at District Office/NS Junior High at 7:35 Bus #569  - Pick up at Roxboro Road Middle School at 7:35 a.m. Bus #570  - Pick up at Meltzer Park-Stearns Rd./Rt 31 at 7:40 a.m. All buses will drop off students at Cicero-North Syracuse High School by 7:50 a.m. For 2nd ...
Congratulations C-NS Class of 2021! Congratulations C-NS Class of 2021!: Congratulations to the Cicero-North Syracuse Cicero-North Syracuse High School Class of 2021. A graduation ceremony will take place on Friday, June 25 at the Michael Bragman Stadium at C-NS (6002 Rt. 31, Cicero) at 5:00 p.m. The event will also be livestreamed on YouTube. Click here for the link to the livestream.  Additional information for seniors and family members is available by clicking here. Congratulations C-NS Class of 2021: Ayah Nasri Abdel-Aziz, Camryn Michael Aguglia, Anna James Aiello, Austin Angelo Alberici, Cameron Alexander Aldrich, Wael Imad Aldwas, Madelyn Sophia Alibrandi, Victoria G. Allah, Moriah Faith Allen, Drew Jared Alvarez, Eion David Amyot, Emily Marie Andersen, Lily Linden Anderson, Zachary James Anderson, Jadyn Bree Antzak, Jakob LeThaniel ...
Summer Meal Program Summer Meal Program: Children in our community do not need to go hungry this summer. For many kids, summertime means food, friends and fun. For families who count on school breakfast and lunch, however, the summer months can be stressful and family food budgets have to be stretched even further. The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program helps fill the hunger gap.   Free Summer Meal Program Details: Meals are FREE to children and teens ages 18 and younger . Free summer meals will help families save money and stretch their already tight food budgets. Food served is healthy and follows USDA nutrition guidelines . No application or proof of income needed. You can just pick up meals at a summer meals site in your community. Free meal site: ...
Marching Band Performs at Malta House Marching Band Performs at Malta House: The Cicero-North Syracuse High School marching band, under the Direction of Karen Seamans, recently performed at the Malta House Senior Living Apartment Building in North Syracuse. Students wanted to give back to the community, especially the high school seniors who have not had many opportunities to get out in the past year. The band performed songs such as Apache , Don’t Stop Belivin’ , Happy and Sweet Caroline . Karen Calkins, President of the Northstars Band Parents group, attended the event and shared photos. She said that the students had a great time performing and the residents were so pleased! The performance was also featured on NewsChannel 9's "Tell Me Something Good" segment. Click here to watch the segment online .    ...
Smith Road Elementary School Celebrates Giving Smith Road Elementary School Celebrates Giving: The Character Education Team at Smith Road Elementary School (J. Bennett, K. DeSpirito, L. Marzullo, J. McCurdy, S. Garrett, K. Norton, M. Harrington) helped knock down hunger through their school’s "Domino Day" collection event. Students and staff collected an astounding two THOUSAND boxes of cereal and raised nearly $300 in donations for the North Syracuse Christian Church Food Pantry. Before the boxes were donated to the pantry, the school celebrated their accomplishment by lining them up like dominoes through the school’s hallway. Smith Road Elementary School Principal, Lyndsey Maloney then led the students in a countdown and their mascot, Smitty the Shark, started a domino demolition with cheers from the students. Smith Road Elementary School Music ...
C-NS Musical Club Makes a Splash C-NS Musical Club Makes a Splash: Two films created by Cicero-North Syracuse High School students and advisors were among the hundreds submitted from across the globe selected to be shown at the first International Global Water Dance Online Film Festival from June 9 -11, 2021. Filmed at the beautiful Oneida Lake with original music by local artist Shane Patterson, the video includes 17students from the C-NS Musical Club and Tri M Music Honor Society. Global Water Dances is a world wide initiate using art for activism! As part of the movement, the C-NS Musical Club produced two small films to bring awareness to water issues.  Why dance? As described on the Global Water Dance site, “Communities evolve and are defined by the water nearby. Dance is an embodied practice of community ...



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