Monthly Archives: July 2014

Ed. Smith: A Showcase of Talent

LOOKING FOR A FUN WAY TO WHILE AWAY A FEW SUMMER HOURS WITH FAMILY/FRIENDS :-)!!?? WE JUST MIGHT HAVE THE ANSWER!! The Ed Smith Inclusion Committee* Presents:  A Showcase of Talent We invite family and groups of friends to get … Continue reading

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Syracuse Community Summit: August 15-16

Good afternoon, On behalf of Superintendent Contreras, I am sending you an invitation to the Syracuse Community Summit: Keeping Kids in School being held at Fowler High School on August 15 and 16 from 9:30 am to 4 pm – … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: Just in Case: Safety Bracelets!

Forwarded from an Ed. Smith parent as it may be of interest to our families as it’s a great way to help keep track of a wandering child…much more stylish than the LOST KID tags at the State Fair! Just … Continue reading

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FREE Soccer Clinic at Nottingham: IMPORTANT TIME CHANGE

FREE Soccer Clinic at the Nottingham turf for ages 6-18 (both boys and girls). Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 29-31.  1:30 – 4 pm. The link below contains an application that must be completed for your child to participate, as … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: Register for Eastside Soccer before July 31st

East Side Soccer: Still time to register for the 2014-2015 soccer season for grades K-8! Be a part of the world’s most played sport in a non-competitive outdoor league. To register, go on-line at www.eastsidesoccer.org   Rates have increased to $115.00/$110.00 since July1. Register your child … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: An interesting opportunity for parents

Forwarded from the Nottingham listserv APPLICATION DEADLINE AUGUST 1, 2014 University College and F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse are now accepting applications for the 2014 Citizens Academy class. In its 10th year, Citizens Academy informs citizens: How our local governments work How … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith Gardeners! Great Opportunity! Join us July 26th!

The Ed. Smith Garden needs your help! The cone flowers and black-eyed susans are now in bloom. Thankfully the liquid fence has kept the deer at bay, but not the weeds! I started weeding last Saturday, but could use some … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: Articles of interest

These may be of interest to families. The Sean Kirst one is from today and it references the second one… http://www.syracuse.com/kirst/index.ssf/2014/07/economic_integration_does_raleigh_have_one_answer_for_the_syracuse_city_schools.html#incart_river http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/10/cities-are-trying-to-fix-their-schools-by-luring-the-middle-class-it-wont-work/280390/ Thank you to Melissa Hidek for forwarding these links along.

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Ed. Smith: share your thoughts on facilities plans

Forwarded from the Nottingham listserv The Joint Schools Construction Board (JSCB) will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 9 am in the Syracuse Common Council Chambers to seek community input on a draft diversity plan. Members … Continue reading

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Solarize Syracuse: Solar Energy Made Accessible

This may appeal to our families as solar energy seems like an interesting alternative, but many of us might confess that we actually don’t know very much about it. Here are some opportunities to obtain more information. Thanks to Chris … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith Gardeners! Great Opportunity!

The Ed. Smith Garden needs your help! The cone flowers and black-eyed susans are now in bloom. Thankfully the liquid fence has kept the deer at bay, but not the weeds! I started weeding last Saturday, but could use some … Continue reading

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