Parent Today: Toys that teach prove valuable long after the holidays:
Just as the Grinch puzzled and puzzed 'til his puzzler was sore (that maybe Christmas doesn't come from a store), Parent Today contributor Karen Nerney weighs in on the value of finding "toys that teach" under the Christmas tree.
A look of alarm crossed my son's face when I suggested there would be only ... more >>
Happy holidays – in any language:
Students in Audrey Misiano’s seventh-grade exploratory language class on Dec. 16 treated Marcellus Central School District staffers to a hallway holiday concert in Spanish and French at Driver Middle School.
Ms. Misiano ( below, left ) simplified a complex French song, titled “The Christmas Dance,” and also translated into ... more >>
BOE schedules capital project referendum for March 10:
During its regular meeting Dec. 15, the Marcellus Board of Education agreed to schedule a voter referendum on a revised capital improvement project for noon to 9 p.m. March 10, 2015 . A public hearing also was scheduled for 7 p.m. March 3 .
Tailored to reflect community feedback after the first vote failed Oct. 21, the ... more >>
Facilities committee overhauls proposed capital improvements:
After voters on Oct. 21 rejected the district’s proposed $18.5 million “Innovation through Renovation” capital improvement project, the Marcellus Central Schools facilities committee went back to the drawing board. The group’s goal: to pare down the scope and price tag of the earlier proposal by nearly $4 million ... more >>
Reminder about snow closings & delays:
With a winter storm watch in effect for parts of Central New York this week, here’s a refresher on how Marcellus Central School District handles weather-related closings and delays.
When school is closed or delayed because of weather or other emergencies, early morning announcements will be made over local radio and TV stations. ... more >>
DMS students earn first quarter honors:
The names of students whose first-quarter grades earned them a spot on the C.S. Driver Middle School honor and high honor rolls recently were announced.
To be included on the honor roll, students must earn a grade point average between 88 and 91.5 points. To make the high honor roll, the average needs to be 92 points or higher.
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Did You Know? Campus visitors: Visitors are welcome in our schools at any time. All visitors (including parents) must sign in with the school’s main office to report their presence and reason for the visit. Visitors will be required to present a government-issued photo identification, which will be scanned into a visitor management system to create a visitor's ... more >>
Marcellus School District
Dr. Craig Tice, Superintendent
2 Reed Parkway
Marcellus, NY 13108
Phone: (315) 673-6000 www.marcellusschools.org