Students from Hughes K-8 School spent some time interacting with employees of Crouse Hospital at a career fair at the school.
The event, which is in its second year, drew almost 200 students. They talked to the Crouse workers about the work they do, asking questions about their careers, and how they came to decide on their chosen professions. Many of the Hughes’ students spoke about their plans for college and the hope that they would someday become doctors, nurses police officers, lawyers, chefs and more.
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.
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.
Nearly 500 students, parents, health care practitioners, educators, and advocates gathered at the State Capital Building in Albany to raise awareness of the impact School Based Health Centers (SBHC’s) have on communities across New York State. Five students from the Syracuse City School District’s Westside Academy at Blodgett participated in the “Student Speakout” and listened to speeches from legislators and others who have been instrumental in bringing comprehensive health services to students on-site at schools.
Students from Hughes Middle School spent time Thursday learning about different local job opportunities at a Career Fair at the school. More than 100 7th and 8th graders attended the event.
The students learned about a number of careers including graphic arts and animation, freelance writing, social work, culinary arts, event planning, building and grounds work and opportunities in the law and health care fields.
Seven music teachers from the Syracuse City School District were recently recognized in the magazine Teaching Music for their initiative to save the strings program in the district. Samantha Darling (Hughes/Porter), Jeff Waite (Grant), Bill Sokolowski (Huntington/Webster), Jen Groth (McKinley-Brighton/Van Duyn), Julie Stuetzle (Ed Smith/Dr. King), Mike Cieply (Roberts), and Kim Rossi (HW Smith) each took it upon themselves to train and improve their string pedagogy while committing to taking on additional students.
Please join us for the Nottingham Bulldog Spotlight Saturday, March 10, 2012. Families from Ed Smith, H.W. Smith and Hughes are especially encouraged to attend. We look forward to meeting Nottingham’s class of 2016!
Presentations by Principal David Maynard and Nottingham administrators, staff and students about some of the great things happening at Nottingham!