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District will host Special Olympics on Thursday, May 18

The North Syracuse Central School District is proud to be hosting this year's Special Olympics on Thursday, May 18, 2023. The Special Olympics Track & Field Event will take place at the Cicero-North Syracuse (CNS) High School Athletic Complex. Students will begin arriving at CNS at approximately 9:30 a.m. with a Parade of Athletes taking place to kick off the day's events at approximately 10:15 a.m. The parade will be followed by athletic competitions until approximately 12:30 p.m. The rain date for the event is Thursday, May 25.

More than 500 student athletes are expected from local school districts including Chittenango, Fabius Pompey, Fayetteville-Manlius, Jamesville-DeWitt, Lyncourt, Marcellus, North Syracuse, OCM BOCES, Solvay, Westhill and West Genesee. Approximately 130 Cicero-North Syracuse High School students are volunteering at the event and will help with all aspects of the games. 

Everyone is welcome to attend this fun-filled day! Special Olympics games promote fitness, coordination and cardiovascular improvement. Additional benefits include self-confidence, discipline and self-esteem. Please come and cheer on the athletes!