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2018 Skaneateles High School Exam Schedules 2018 Skaneateles High School Exam Schedules:
School Budget, BOE Vote Today - 7am to 9pm School Budget, BOE Vote Today - 7am to 9pm: *** The 2018-2019 school budget and Board of Education vote is TODAY (May 15) in the Skaneateles Central Schools District Office located at 45 E. Elizabeth St.  The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Please find further detailed information in the story below as well as at the attached link:  http://www.skanschools.org/districtpage.cfm?pageid=1202 SKANEATELES, NY (May 2, 2018) – The Skaneateles Central Schools Board of Education held an informational meeting for the community on Tuesday evening, providing further details on the approved 2018-2019 school budget. The proposed 2018-2019 school budget is set at $34,009,732, a 4.78% increase from the 2017-2018 budget, with a 3.75% anticipated tax levy increase. However, based on ...
Abernethy Nominated for Youth Leadership Program Abernethy Nominated for Youth Leadership Program:
Student Art to be Displayed at Baltimore Woods Student Art to be Displayed at Baltimore Woods: SKANEATELES, NY (May 1, 2018) – Several students from Skaneateles Central Schools will have artwork displayed as a part of the Baltimore Woods Nature Center Student Art Exhibit from May 5-May 25. Artwork from students Erin Guthrie, Lily Datz, Cassidy Pittman, Phoebe Bedard, Avery Ide and Paige Willard will have artwork in the exhibit. An artist reception will be held on Saturday, May 5 from 3-4 p.m. with a ceremony at 3:15 p.m. to celebrate the achievements of the students. Located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road in Marcellus, Baltimore Woods Nature Center is a premiere educational organization that transforms individuals and communities through place-based education by cultivating an abiding love for the natural world, while serving as a model of sensible stewardship. ...
Laker Way Award Winners for April Laker Way Award Winners for April: We’re all doing it, but please join us in congratulating all the staff members who were nominated for The Laker Way award for April 2018!    I would like to nominate Dave Brown for being someone that best exemplifies the Laker Way.  I have been in a number of Dave's classes as a drop in guest and have noticed a fantastic learning environment.  An environment that leads everyone that steps through his door on the path to success.  He puts 110% into every lesson that he teaches and shows great passion towards the material and has the students engaged from the start of the bell.  I have never been in a classroom where I have seen so much student interaction and student led discussion based off of minor questions that ...
Envirothon Team Advances to State Competition Envirothon Team Advances to State Competition: SKANEATELES, NY (May 1, 2018) – Skaneateles High School is once again sending a team to the New York State Envirothon competition to be held at Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY on May 23-24. The Envirothon competition tests students’ knowledge and understanding of natural resource issues within New York State.   The spirit of competition is then used to help stimulate the students’ interests in environmental concerns and motivate them to further develop their skills and grow into environmentally-aware, action-oriented adults. The Envirothon is split into county and state competitions.   County winners move to the state competition where their knowledge is challenged in five areas: aquatic ecology, forestry, soil and land ...
OOTM World Finals FUNdraiser Planned for May 10 OOTM World Finals FUNdraiser Planned for May 10: SKANEATELES, NY (April 30, 2018) – The State Street Elementary School Fair is set for Thursday, May 10 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the school’s gym with an Odyssey of the Mind FUNdraiser also planned as a part of the evening. The FUNdraiser will help send State Street’s New York state champion Odyssey of the Mind team to the OOTM World Finals at Iowa State University from May 23-26. The State Street Elementary team coached by Beth Moro and Carey Eidel, which includes students Amelia Blados, Heschel Eidel, Matthew Leonardis, Maura Leonardis and Nico Moro, placed first in the NYS Competition with their problem “Mockumentary, Seriously.”  As a result of their victory, the group now advances to the World Finals in Iowa. This year marks the 39 ...
Skaneateles HS PTC Plant Sale Now Underway Skaneateles HS PTC Plant Sale Now Underway: The Skaneateles HS PTC is pleased to offer a beautiful selection of 10" hanging baskets for every kind of sun exposure.  They are ideal for Mother's  Day, Graduation and Laker events. Orders and payments are due by Monday, May 7.  Orders can be picked up in the high school commons on Friday, May 11 between 2:30 and 5:00 p.m. To print an order form click the link - 2018 plant order form.pdf    
US Agency Cracks Down on Juul E-Cigarette Use US Agency Cracks Down on Juul E-Cigarette Use: WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it has issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a nationwide operation against illegal sales of Juul to children. FDA regulators also are asking manufacturer Juul Labs to turn over documents about the design, marketing and ingredients of its devices. The rare request particularly focuses on whether certain product features are directly appealing to young people. Like other e-cigarettes, Juul is an electronic device that turns liquid — usually containing nicotine — into an inhalable vapor. Thanks ...
VIDEO: New York State's Tax Cap Explained VIDEO: New York State's Tax Cap Explained: