Monthly Archives: October 2013

Just a reminder…Middle School Task Force’s next meeting is November 7th at 5:30p.m.

Just a reminder that the Middle School Task Force again meets on Thursday, November 7th at 5:30p.m. We would LOVE to have you come and join us. If possible, a RSVP would be greatly appreciated, as it enables us to … Continue reading

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Grades 6-12 Youth Writing Conference Set For Nov. 16

Once again Nottingham will be the host site for the Writing Our Lives conference, set for Saturday, November 16, 2013.  Writing Our Lives is a program dedicated to promoting youth writing by working collaboratively with the local community. This year’s conference theme … Continue reading

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Next PTO meeting is November 7th/Calendar for today/tomorrow

Dear Ed Smith Families, Our next PTO meeting is coming up soon. Please join us from 7:00-8:30p.m. on Thursday, November 7th for our PTO meeting. If you have any items you’d like to have considered for the agenda, please send … Continue reading

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Band Procedures & Jazz Band

Dear Parents/Guardians, Please remind your band student to check in with their teachers (6-8th graders) before coming to concert band. This is for the early morning rehearsal plus, students should let their teachers know about lessons and band in the … Continue reading

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Teacher and Staff Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 14th – Donations Requested

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Parent Teacher Conferences – Separate night for middle school students

Attached is the schedule for both the elementary and middle school parent/teacher conferences. Please note that they are on separate days to make it easier for all parents/guardians to attend.DOC102813-10282013131814

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Commissioner John King sets Syracuse event/ Flash Mob brings smiles to all

Dec. 3rd forum to be announced. Please click on the following link for more information. http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/10/nysut_cancels_common_core_forums_education_commissioner_john_king_sets_syracuse.html#incart_river_default On a positive note, thank you to the parent and student "flash mob" that greeted our Ed. Smith staff members this morning. It was … Continue reading

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Scholastic Book Fair –Volunteers needed!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Ed. Smith K-8. Volunteers are needed to help with this worthwhile event. This is a fundraising event presented by the PTO, and the benefits are twofold- books for students, and funds to help … Continue reading

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Euclid Avenue Bike Safety Plan

Ed. Smith/Nottingham parent Melissa Fierke presented a Euclid Avenue Bicycle Safety Plan at a recent UNPA meeting. Over 500 people cycle along Euclid Avenue daily, generally students, and commuters to nearby colleges and hospitals. A number of high school students … Continue reading

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Child Actors Needed

Editor’s note: While the Ed. Smith administration is happy to forward opportunities to our families, please note that we may not always personally know the instructors or adults presenting a program and/or project. It is therefore the parent or guardian’s … Continue reading

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Gear is Here!

Ed. Smith gear has arrived…well, some of it. We’ve gotten our first shipment of gear from the producer. It’s being bagged up to distribute. Instead of waiting until all of the orders are complete, we’re going to distribute them as … Continue reading

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Syracuse Speaks Essay Competition-grades 6-10

Hello, The Black Law Students Association of Syracuse University College of Law invites your school to participate in an exciting new writing and oral competition. The Syracuse Speaks Essay Competition is a citywide competition open to Syracuse students in grades … Continue reading

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