A celebration of United Nations’ World Refugee Day will begin with a parade at 10 a.m. June 23, 2012. The parade will start at the 500 block of North Salina Street, in front of the CYO, and end at City Hall.
After the parade, the United Nations’ flag will be raised and there will be a multicultural festival with music, dancing and food from noon to 4 p.m. in Hanover Square.
The Syracuse City School District has been awarded a grant from the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) designed to increase the number of already eligible children who actually receive breakfast at school. Syracuse is one of four school districts from across the United States chosen to participate in the program.
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.