Students from three Syracuse City School District high schools spent a recent Saturday mingling with some of the best young adult authors in the business at the 2012 Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival.
Students at the Expeditionary Learning Middle School in the Syracuse City School District began presenting their spring projects May 22, 2012 at the school, 4942 S. Salina St., Syracuse.
The first presentation featured the work of 7th grade students at the school. They explored the topic of change, answering questions about why people seek change, why they are willing to make sacrifices to change and how environmental variables influence the quest for change.
Race day is just around the corner and excited students from throughout the Syracuse City School are working hard to create a winning entry for the 8th annual Syracuse Soap Box Derby, set for June 9, 2012.
Students from Nottingham High School’s DECA program spent some time in Salt Lake City, Utah, this spring competing at Nationals.
Nastacia Marks, Serafina Parus, Emily Carlson, Jenyia Wilson, Natalie Mooney, Julianna Matthews and Oona O’Brien were joined by Thomas Azzolino, the club’s advisor and a business education teacher at Nottingham High School. While the students did not make it past the preliminary rounds of the competition they all were thrilled to have the opportunity to meet other DECA students from around the world, meet business leaders and get in some sightseeing.
Robert Woolery, a science teacher at Fowler High School and Carmela D’Agostino, a Pre-K teacher at Grant Middle School, were honored by the Syracuse Educational Foundation at their annual recognition breakfast. Also honored at the event were Tan Ngo, a teaching assistant at Fowler High School and Kara Shore, vice principal at Delaware Academy.
All were recognized for their commitment to education and their dedication to the students and families in the Syracuse City School District.