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Football Returns to the Carrier Dome, Boys X-Country Wins League Meet Football Returns to the Carrier Dome, Boys X-Country Wins League Meet: SKANEATELES, NY (November 1, 2018) – As the calendar turns to November the Skaneateles High School football team is heading right back where they want to be.   The Carrier Dome. Following a dominating victory over V-V-S last Friday, which saw Skaneateles cruise to a 47-13 win, the Lakers return to the Carrier Dome this Saturday to take on Cazenovia in the Section 3 Class B Championship. The championship final will take place at 3 p.m. Last week, the Skaneateles Boys Cross Country team ran to the OHSL Liberty League Championship for the first time in several years.   The Lakers bested Hannibal, Westhill, CBA and Chittenango for the championship. Caleb Bender and Joseph Norris placed in the Top 15 positions overall to help the Lakers ...
Happy Halloween: Halloween Parade Photos Happy Halloween: Halloween Parade Photos: Waterman Primary and State Street Intermediate Schools each had their Halloween parades today.  Below is a sampling of photos from a fun filled day!                     
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Haunted Hallways Set for Wednesday Evening Haunted Hallways Set for Wednesday Evening: Ahoy Mateys! Get ready for a Pirate Adventure as Haunted Hallways returns celebrating a decade of "spooking" our community. Our High School Interact Club will present the Pirate themed adventure on Halloween night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the high school. Please use the Commons entrance only. The Skaneateles Rotary Club will once again greet you with Cider and Donuts. There is no charge, but donations are welcome. Proceeds will go to hurricane victims through a District Relief Fund set up by The Rotary Foundation to assist communities in the hardest hit districts in North Carolina and Florida.
Sectionals Continue for Skaneateles High School Athletics Sectionals Continue for Skaneateles High School Athletics: SKANEATELES, NY (October 25, 2018) – Sectional contests continue for Skaneateles High School athletics, including Class B Semi-Final action for the Varsity Football team on Friday. The undefeated Lakers take on Vernon-Verona-Sherrill on Friday at 5 p.m. at Fayetteville Manlius.   Averaging 48.3 points per game, the Lakers have turned heads in their return to Class B this season.   If the Lakers win, they will take on either Cazenovia or Oneida in the Class B Championship at the Syracuse University Carrier Dome. Every member of the Girls’ Swimming & Diving Lakers qualified for the Class C Sectionals.   Skaneateles will host the Sectional meet on November 2 at 5 p.m. in the Skaneateles YMCA. The Girls’ Volleyball team won ...
Skaneateles Rotary Presents Dictionary & Thesaurus to Third Grade Skaneateles Rotary Presents Dictionary & Thesaurus to Third Grade: SKANEATELES, NY (October 25, 2018) – Members of the Skaneateles Rotary Club presented the third grade classes of State Street Elementary School with a copy of the latest Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus for Students on Tuesday morning.   The books were once again provided by local Rotarians as part of the Rotary’s efforts to enhance literacy skills worldwide.   Skaneateles Rotary Club President, Bill Conole, presented each student in the third grade class with their new dictionary & thesaurus.     Fellow Rotarian, Ward Vuillemot, joined Conole for the presentations.   Vuillemot started the Dictionary and Thesaurus program ten years ago.   “I ...
Haunted Hallways 10th Anniversary! Haunted Hallways 10th Anniversary!: Ahoy Mateys! Get ready for a Pirate Adventure as Haunted Hallways returns celebrating a decade of "spooking" our community. Our High School Interact Club will present the Pirate themed adventure on Halloween night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the high school. Please use the Commons entrance only. The Skaneateles Rotary Club will once again greet you with Cider and Donuts. There is no charge, but donations are welcome. Proceeds will go to hurricane victims through a District Relief Fund set up by The Rotary Foundation to assist communities in the hardest hit districts in North Carolina and Florida.
Cross Country Readers Take to Waterman, State Street Cross Country Readers Take to Waterman, State Street: The Skaneateles Cross Country team is making their rounds through Waterman Primary School and State Street Intermediate School as they sit and read with students! Reading sessions began last week a nd will continue through this week.        
2018 Elementary PTC Mummy/Son Dance 2018 Elementary PTC Mummy/Son Dance: This weekend, the Elementary PTC hosted another successful Mummy/Son Halloween dance!  The dance included a costume contest, fortune telling, fun photography, dancing and awesome Halloween treats. It was a great event for everyone! g
2018 Elementary PTC Mummy/Son Dance 2018 Elementary PTC Mummy/Son Dance:
State Street Students Build Character Strengths at Orenda Springs State Street Students Build Character Strengths at Orenda Springs: SKANEATELES, NY (October 22, 2018) – State Street Intermediate students returned to Orenda Springs last week to enjoy the outdoor experiences associated with the Marcellus experiential learning center. Orenda Springs sets out to provide outdoor experiences that foster a deeper understanding of self, others and nature.   Through individual and group activities, participants discover the power within themselves and others to expand beyond their personal limits and positively impact the world around them.   Fifth grade students at State Street were the latest to take advantage of the opportunities provided at Orenda Springs. The students worked as a team to build on and discover new character strengths as they worked together through adventure, ...
SHS Drama to Present SHS Drama to Present "Peter and the Starcatcher" November 2-4: Skaneateles High School Drama presents “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER” November 2nd at 7:30 PM November 3rd at 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM November 4th at 2:00 PM Stage adaptation by Rick Elise Based on the Novel by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson Cast: BLACK STACHE……….BENJAMIN KRINGER MOLLY……….MADDIE ANNA BOY (PETER) ……….NATE AZZAM GREMPKIN / MACK / SANCHEZ / FIGHTING PRAWN……….MCKENZIE ABERNETHY MRS. BUMBRAKE / TEACHER……….FRANK DEROSALIA SLANK/HAWKING CLAM ……….NOAH SMITH SMEE……….VICTORIA KELLOGG PRENTISS……….JACK PATTERSON ALF……….ALEX FLANAGAN LORD ...
Board Appreciation Month: BOE Recognized By Schools at Recent Meeting Board Appreciation Month: BOE Recognized By Schools at Recent Meeting: At the most recent BOE meeting on October 16, the Board of Education was recognized for its dedication to the District.  Each Board member not only received certificates of appreciation, but they were also invited to lunch this fall by groups of students. October is National Board Appreciation Month and next week is Board Appreciation Week and with that we would like to take this opportunity to extend our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the commitment and dedication of the Skaneateles Central Schools Board members: Julie Abbott-Kenan Kerry Brogan Geralyn Huba Michael Kell Thomas Lambdin Susan Murphy  Margaret Usdansky-Niebuhr   Our school board members work tirelessly to support our students, staff and family with the only goal of making ...
Boys & Girls Soccer, Football in Sectionals this Week Boys & Girls Soccer, Football in Sectionals this Week: There will be two home sectional games this week as Boys Soccer takes on Mexico on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and Football takes on Chittenango on Friday at 7 p.m. Girls Soccer will be in sectional action this week on the road versus Chittenango on Thursday at 6 p.m. GO LAKERS!        
SHS Students Experience Visual & Performing Arts in NYC SHS Students Experience Visual & Performing Arts in NYC: SKANEATELES, NY (October 15, 2018) – For the fourth year, Skaneateles High School students traveled to New York City for a one of a kind experience in visual and performing arts. From October 5-7, Skaneateles High School teachers Jessica Sawchuk, Aisha McConochy, Lauren Wiese and Kate Webster guided students in grades 10-12 through the Big Apple to a host of different venues. The group visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art, saw Wicked on Broadway, watched students films at the AMC Theater in Times Square and spent time at the 9/11 museum. “This trip is meant to inspire students by experiencing the visual and performing arts in a multitude of ways and to see, first hand, the diversity, history and beauty of New York City,” said Sawchuk.   ...
High School and Middle School Spirit Wear Sale Underway High School and Middle School Spirit Wear Sale Underway: The High School and Middle School Spirit Wear sale is underway!    Deadline to order is November 14th.    Pickup will be December 10th 3:00-5:30pm in the HS Lobby.   For the first time ever the sale is online!  Please click on the following link to order: https://www.myschoolanywhere.com/cart-new.a5w?cart=SkaneatelesCentralSchools55250   or go to MySchoolAnywhere.com  , sign in and click on “Our Store”   The link can also be accessed if parents go on the school website, go to High School, then PTC, and it will be under Spirit Sale.
SCS Takes Part in Fire Prevention Week SCS Takes Part in Fire Prevention Week: SKANEATELES, NY (October 10, 2018) - Skaneateles Central Schools are taking part in Fire Prevention Week from October 7-13, with students in Waterman Primary School learning from local firefighters. Today, Waterman first graders not only learned about smoke detectors and detector maintenance, but also had a chance to see two firefighters dress in full gear.  The Skaneateles Firefighters stressed the importance of trusting your local firefighters and not being frightened of their gear or their arrival.  They are coming to help you in the event you cannot escape on your own. At the end of the 30-minute class, students also had the opportunity to practice their stop, drop and roll and ask questions.  Kindergarten students received their training on Tuesday, with ...
SMS Student Council Completes Successful Drive Thru Fundraiser SMS Student Council Completes Successful Drive Thru Fundraiser: SKANEATELES, NY (October 9, 2018) – The Skaneateles Middle School Student Council presented its 18 th annual Dinosaur BBQ, Gianelli Sausage Drive-Thru Fundraiser on Wednesday, October 3 in front of Skaneateles Middle School. Yet another successful fundraiser featured a menu including a Gianelli Sausage with peppers and onions, a Dinosaur BBQ pulled pork sandwich, and a Carolina Sandwich with pulled pork topped with coleslaw. Each dinner choice came with Dinosaur BBQ style baked beans, coleslaw, chips, and soda or water for only $9. Proceeds from the fundraiser go toward Student Council operations costs, the Student Council’s Holiday Shopping Spree, and other events throughout the school. Keep in touch with events and happenings in relation ...
SRP Training for Parents Set for Wednesday at Skaneateles High School SRP Training for Parents Set for Wednesday at Skaneateles High School: SKANEATELES, NY (October 9, 2018) – Skaneateles Central Schools will be hosting a Standard Response Protocol training for parents in the Skaneateles High School auditorium on Wednesday, October 9 at 6 p.m. Introduced in 2009, the Standard Response Protocol is a proven enhancement to school safety planning. Thousands of schools in the US and Canada have adopted the program. This training will provide parents with knowledge on individual response scenarios that could arise in our schools such as a lockout, lockdown, evacuation and shelter.   Each are important terms for parents to understand when receiving communications about what is happening at school.   SRP helps to standardize the vocabulary of certain scenarios so that parents can better ...
HS Blue Ribbon Celebration Continues with Cake! HS Blue Ribbon Celebration Continues with Cake!: Today, the High School students celebrated their Blue Ribbon Status with cake! On Monday, the Department of Education awarded Skaneateles High School, as one of only 349 schools in the nation with the Blue Ribbon Status for 2018.  The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students achieve very high learning standards.  This coveted award affirms the hard work of educators, families and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content.  And today, students were so happy to continue the celebration of this award with cake for everyone! In addition, early this morning, Kelly Curtin of CNY News interviewed Mr. Santoro for a live story, where ...



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Lynda Quick
 
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315-291-2221
 
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45 East Elizabeth Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152