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Ed. Smith: Haunted Ham is on 10/28-Information below

Ed. Smith,

Halloween comes early to Nottingham High School as their Key Club presents
“Haunted ‘Ham”, a *FREE *Fun Night of face painting, storytelling, movie
viewing and, of course, their traditional “Haunted Hallway”…a ghoulish
delight meant to thrill, chill and entertain!

The spookiness begins on *Friday, October 28th *from *6 pm-7:30 pm *for *grades
Pre-K through 6th grade. *

Please see the attached flyer for more information!

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Job Fair Monday at Southwest Community Center (10/17)

Ed Smith families and friends –

Jubilee Homes Build to Work Program and several other community partners are holding a job fair this Monday, October 17th. Please click on the link for more information. Several employers will be represented.

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Event at LeMoyne and Upcoming Gear Sale

*From LeMoyne College – *

Next Monday night, Ted Thornhill, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology
at Florida Gulf Coast University, will address the political climate, and
colorblind racism in the post-Obama era. This scholarly talk will be based
on sociological research Dr. Thornhill has collected with surveys on higher
education and college admissions and campus climates. The event is titled
Colorblind Racism in the Post-Obama Era.

This event is free and open to the public and is being sponsored by the
Sociology Club, Office of Multicultural Affairs and Department of
Anthropology, Sociology and Criminology.

Monday, Oct. 17, 5 p.m.
James Commons, Campus Center

*From Missy Giardine – *

Ed Smith has a yearly winter gear sale next month! Skis/boots (both
downhill and x-country), snowboards, skates, snowshoes, winter outerwear
(jackets, boots, etc.) and more will be for sale on *Saturday, November 5,
2016*, from *10 am-2 pm *in the Ed. Smith cafeteria. Four Seasons will
again be providing consignment items for sale, and we are hoping to
receive LOTS OF DONATIONS from the larger community.

Donations (and consignment items) can be dropped off at Ed. Smith on
Friday, November 4, 2016, from 3:00 pm-6:45 pm.

We do need and always appreciate volunteers…please contact Rex at
rexgiardine [at] gmail [dot] com if you’d like to help out.

Please see the attachment for more information.

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Ed Smith Chess Tournament!!!

Yes, a second chess email.

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September Box Top Results

From Kari Zhe-Heimerman –

Thanks to all who brought Box Tops to school for our September race. I am
happy to announce that *Mr. Shults’ class* won the Box Top race for
September 2016!!! A certificate and prizes will be presented to the class!

Here are the complete results for September:

Mrs. Warner 28
Mrs. Dowdell 12
Mrs. Gratien. 60
Mrs. Sweeney 83
Mrs. Dittuch. 91
Mrs. Putt 47
Mrs. Fiachhi 59
Mr. Rogers 84
Mr. Shults 125
Unmarked 58

Remember to keep bringing those Box Tops to school to help your class win
the October Box Tops race!

Please contact me at kari [dot] zheheimerman [at] gmail [dot] com with any questions.

Thanks for you great Box Top participation,
-Kari Z.

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Family Chess Night at the Westcott Community Center

From the Nottingham Listserv –

Do you love chess? Or the idea of learning this classic game? If so, please
consider attending* “Family Chess Night”* at the Westcott Community Center
( 826 Euclid Avenue) on *Wed, Oct 12th*, from *6:00 -8:00 pm*. Instructor
and chess expert Anton Ninno will be there, and all skill levels are
welcome. This event is FREE and chess sets (and pizza) are provided. Please
feel free to bring your own chess set as well.

As an FYI, how the game of chess changed the life of a young Ugandan girl
is now a movie in theaters and is getting rave reviews. Check out the
trailer below.

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Ed Smith: SCSD Hosts Public Hearing Re: Charter Schools (10/11)

The SCSD will host its second public hearing to seek public input on two proposed charter schools that would be located within the District.
The Syracuse Academy of Science and Citizenship Charter School and OnTech Charter High School are both proposed to open in September 2017. The Syracuse Academy of Science and Citizenship would open to grade levels K-2 in the 2017-18 school year, while the OnTech High School would open to grade level 9. Each school would expand to add an additional grade level each year for the following four school years.

The Syracuse Academy of Science and Citizenship public hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 11 from 5 – 6 pm. The hearing will be held at the Syracuse City School District Central Office Board Room (725 Harrison Street). The public is encouraged to attend.

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PTO minutes

Please see attached June PTO minutes (approved) and unapproved September PTO minutes.

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Still Time to Register to Vote

Reminder about voter registration…

If you will be 18 years old by the presidential election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, you still have time to register to vote.

However, the deadline to register for the upcoming presidential election is in person OR POSTMARKED FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14TH or IN-PERSON AT THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15TH BETWEEN 2PM-9PM.

For information on how to register (it’s super easy), please click on the link below:

Hope to see many of you on November 8th!

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Mini Academy

There is still time to sign up your child for the mini academy; classes
start next week! Most classes still have spaces available. Presently only
How Things Work and Chess Club are filled. Film making and Exploring
Science have a few openings. So, there are still lots of choices to choose

Please remember registering for a mini is a two step process. Registering
by e mailing vfelleman@gmail and sending a permission slip to the Main
Office. Thank you

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Cub Scouts

From the DeWitt area Cub Scout Pack 165 –

We are recruiting right now for boys in grades 1-5. The website for more
information can be found here:

If anyone is interested they can use the contact section of the website or
they can email the committee chairman Gary Clark gary [dot] m [dot] clark27 [at] gmail [dot] com.

We currently have several Ed Smith students in the pack but we are looking
to bring more in!

Thank you!

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