Students from Nottingham High School took the top prize at the Central New York VEX Robotics competition at the Museum of Science and Technology in Syracuse.
Team “Chico-Bot’’ won the Excellence Award and earned the right to compete in April with teams from all over the world at the VEX Robotics Competition Worldwide Championship in Anaheim, Calif. Bryan English, a technology teacher at Nottingham, won the Volunteer of the Year Award.
A group of second-grade students at Frazer School got to hang out with Snoopy, spend some time with a 1,500 pound pumpkin and hear the beloved Charles Schulz classic It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. The activities were all part of a pre-Halloween visit by representatives of Met Life Insurance Company.
On September 26, 2012 students and teachers all across the Syracuse City School District will be opening their blinds and letting the sunshine in to celebrate Daylight Day. Please join the Green SCSD team in their efforts to boost student achievement and reduce their carbon footprint. Teachers and staff are pledging to turn off the lights on Daylight Day.
The 26 students in Mrs. Neddo’s 5th grade class at Frazer School created a PowerPoint presentation to encourage others to do their part to help protect Onondaga Lake from further pollution. They wanted to share what they learned about Onondaga Lake and its watershed over the course of the school year. They completed a science unit on ecosystems doing inquiry-based lessons on ecotowers with aquatic and land elements and read about Onondaga Lake’s history and efforts underway to clean it up.
Allazhia King, Chy’born Purvay, Tekiana Caraballo, Linda Levu, Namirely Pizzaro, Unique Anderson, Tommy Ranieri and Emily Perry were in the Middle School All City Chorus. The festival was Friday March 23rd and Saturday March 24th. All students were proud to have been selected to represent Frazer at the All City Choral Festival. They’re been hard at work, rehearsing for weeks. They all love to sing and couldn’t wait to show their talents to the entire city.
Golden Voices Chorus students have also been selected from grades 5 and 6 to be members of the Elementary All City Chorus.
Huntington Family Center will be the site of second annual Kids Get Fit Fest on Wednesday, April 11.
Open to children ages 2-10, the Fit Fest will run from 1 to 4 p.m. at the center, 405 Gifford St. There will be raffles for bikes, a number of activities including Zumbatomic, and free snacks. Each child who attends will receive a backpack containing a water bottle, a book to read and a sheet of suggestions on how to stay active.
The event, which is free, is sponsored by Success by 6.