Regents exams will be given, beginning Jan. 22, 2013, at all Syracuse City School District high schools. Students who are not scheduled to take an exam do not need to report to school. Please click here to see the exam schedule
The Say Yes Collegiate Preparatory Academy (SYCPA) has partnered with 100 Black Men of Syracuse and Syracuse University to deliver a comprehensive college access course called Collegiate Saturdays to area high school students six times per year. This four-hour course offers three tracks; SAT prep, Regents exam prep and AP exam prep. Students enrolled in either track will be offered, test-taking strategies, proctored practice tests, individualized assessments, and one-on-one tutoring for the core competencies measured on the exams.
NED is an acronym for Never Give Up, Encourage Others and Do Your Best and the NED show is an elementary school assembly program that promotes positive attitudes, better behavior & academic achievement in school.
Artwork from students at Fowler High School will be displayed at the Mundy Library in January.
The students, who painted using acrylics, had the choice of doing a dragon skull still life or a vase with flowers and squash still life. Ms. Dugger, their art teacher, said the assignment helps the students learn about composition and color theory.
Singers from Nottingham raised $250 at a Winter Concert at the school in early December. Members of the Concert Choir and the Vocal Jazz group performed at the show.
The money raised will be used to purchase new chairs for the groups’ music classroom. The students, who also performed at the Festival of Trees at the Everson Museum of Art, have raised enough money to purchase 11 chairs so far.
School can teach a child many things, but an education is not complete without some hands-on experience outside the classroom. A select group of students at Fowler High School are getting that experience through their work with the La Casita Afterschool Program for the Arts. The program gives them the opportunity to learn about art and to create their own masterpieces.
Students at Ed Smith created artwork for “Raindrops on the Windshield,’’ an art exhibit at The Warehouse. The students worked with Stephen Mahan, an art professor at Syracuse University who runs the Photography and Literacy (PAL) project and hosted a public viewing last week.
The Institute of Technology will host their Inaugural Alumni Day on Friday, January 11, 2013. All alumni are welcome to attend and visit the newly remodeled school. Building Tours will be from 4:00PM-4:45PM followed by a social hour in the cafeteria with light refreshments from 4:45 PM-5:45.
Boys and girls basketball teams throughout the Syracuse City School
District have already begun the 2012-2013 season. Below is a quick look at the squads from each school with input from coaches on where they hope their teams will be at the end of the season.
Seniors Charise Wilcox, Mary Morgan and Jasmine Davis will lead head coach Jim Marsh’s Corcoran girls this year. The team will again compete in the highly competitive Amsterdam Holiday Classic which features some of the top teams in New York state.