Congratulations, Marcellus athletes, on a great fall season: Here’s a wrap-up of Marcellus Central School District’s Fall 2016 athletic season, courtesy of Health & Athletics Director Michael Free.
Girls tennis: The team qualified for sectionals but lost a close match in the first round. In individual playoffs, Maddie Conklin, Abby Vetsch, Hannah Tarolli, Micah Mixon, Grace Vensel ... more >>
KCH Safety Patrol walks the beat, keeps students safe: Dec. 7, 2016 -- What’s up with all those elementary students dressed in bright green safety vests?
About 70 third-graders at K.C. Heffernan Elementary have been tapped to staff the school’s Safety Patrol this year. Every three months, a group of 20-plus patrol members rotates into service, to help their peers and younger students ... more >>
Teachers demonstrate lesson study model at regional conference: Dec. 6, 2016 -- Collaboration is the name of the game this year at Marcellus, where teachers and students have been involved in something called “lesson study.”
According to Katherine Cook, K-12 director of science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) for Marcellus, a lesson study is a professional development model in which teachers ... more >>
DMS students gearing up to receive Chromebooks: Dec. 2, 2016 -- Over the last seven to eight months, Marcellus Central School District has worked on an initiative for every student to have a Chromebook as a tool for his or her learning and to promote a Blended Learning model for instruction with increased technology integration.
Blended learning, with its mix of technology and traditional ... more >>
Kindergartners stretch their skills with robots: Dec. 1, 2016 -- Kindergartners in teachers Jill Zoccolillo and Jodi Wiley's classes at K.C. Heffernan Elementary School gathered around iPads, flashing spheres, snaking plastic caterpillars and more on Nov. 18, as they delved into a robotics lesson.
The students rotated through four different stations, Ms. Zoccolillo explains, using problem ... more >>
DMS, Camillus students learn about 500-year-old Incan mummy: Nov. 30, 2016 -- Earlier this month, sixth-graders from Driver Middle School and Camillus Middle School enjoyed a joint presentation by John Ferguson, an engineer from Carrier Corp., about the company’s role in preserving a 500-year-old Incan mummy.
A rockslide triggered by ash from a nearby volcano uncovered the mummy’s frozen ... more >>
Did You Know? Board of Education:
The Board of Education is the official policy-making body of the school district. It is responsible for carrying out the laws and regulations pertaining to the education of our children.
The Board adopts school district policy, curriculum, programs of study, and approves the hiring of all personnel, as well as establishing the ... more >>
Marcellus School District
Michelle Brantner, Superintendent
2 Reed Parkway
Marcellus, NY 13108
Phone: (315) 673-6000 www.marcellusschools.org