Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ed. Smith: Information regarding Gap Elimination Adjustment

Ed. Smith parents might be interested in this information…. Dear PPS members and public school supporters-   Please take a few minutes to read through this request from the Statewide School Finance Consortium and consider contacting your state legislators to ask … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith Reminder:: Next PTO & Fundraising Meetings on February 5th

Just a reminder that the next Ed. Smith PTO meeting is  Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 7:00-8:30p.m. at Ed. Smith School. Childcare will be provided.    The next Fundraising Meeting will be held PRIOR to the PTO meeting from 6:15-7:00p.m. on Thursday, February 5, 2015, again at Ed. Smith … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith 7th grade violinist is featured composer in Syracuse Youth String Orchestra concert

Ed. Smith 7th grader Yier Jin, a talented violinist and composer, and member of the Syracuse Youth String Orchestra, will be performing (along with the entire SYSO) her original composition “Four Moments in a Year” on Sunday, Feb. 1, at 3:30 pm., … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: Science Fair After School Information Presentation Tomorrow at 3:00p.m.

To kick off Science Fair Season, we’d like to invite any interested 4-8th graders to a   presentation by Professor Gary Scott of SUNY ESF at 3:00 on Tuesday, January 27 at Ed Smith    Professor Scott will have lots of helpful tips for great … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: Boxtops: 1 more week for Jan. prize so send them in!

Hello teachers and families: There is 1 more week to hand in your boxtops for the January prize. Right now it’s a close race between Ms. Clausen’s class and Ms. Adamo’s class so keep sending them in. We only need … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith Middle School Parents: Important last minute info. about skating party

Hello, busy middle-school families! The roller-skating party is almost upon us.  Just a reminder that it is this Friday, January 30th from 6 to 9p.m. at Ed. Smith. We have more than 60 kids signed up (definitely enough for a party!), but if there are … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: Winter Fling events need volunteers

Ms Unobaga and the Elementary PBIS (positive behavior) team are planning Winter Fling,  an afternoon of fun and games to reward kids with good conduct.   The K-2 event will be Monday, February 9, and the grades 3-5 event will be Tuesday, February 10.   Each day we need … Continue reading

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Ed Smith Students Advance in Spelling Bee Competition

Congratulations to Ed. Smith 8th grader Natalie Feikes for advancing to the televised oral competition of the Post Standard/WCNY Spelling Bee. The winner of the oral competition will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May near Washington, D.C.   Of … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: Science Fair Returns March 26th: See Attachments

  Ed Smith Science Fair Info 2015   We are so excited to once again enter science fair season.We will be holding our Ed Smith 4th -6th Grade Science Fair on Thursday, March 26, 2015.   Judging through the day…family viewing in the evening…LOTS … Continue reading

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Ed. Smith: Syracuse Repair Café to be held February 21st

Ed. Smith Families might be interested in this unique opportunity. Syracuse Repair Cafe The next Syracuse Repair Cafe event will be held at the Petit Branch Library, 102 Victoria Place, Syracuse, NY on February 21, 2015 from 9AM to 2 … Continue reading

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6th-8th Grade Parents: Rollerskating Party Waiver Now Attached

The actual rollerskating waiver is now attached for those 6-8th graders planning to attend. Hello, Parents of Middle-Schoolers! The Rollerskating party information sheet and permission slip went home in backpacks. Students may bring their signed waiver and price of admission … Continue reading

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6th-8th Grade Parents: Rollerskating Party Waiver/Admission Fee Due Today & Tomorrow

Hello, Parents of Middle-Schoolers! The Rollerskating party information sheet and permission slip went home in backpacks. Students may bring their signed waiver and price of admission ($5, which includes skates and pizza, chips and drink) this FRIDAY, or next TUESDAY … Continue reading

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