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District seeks to fill various substitute positions District seeks to fill various substitute positions: Sept. 18, 2018 -- The Marcellus Central School District is in need of substitutes who are interested in supporting our students throughout the school day in a number of areas. If you know of someone who is interested in working with students now or in the future, this is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in an educational setting. College students living in the Marcellus area are encouraged to apply! Current positions in need of immediate filling include: Substitute Food Service Workers Job Details: Knowledge of food service equipment, sanitation and food safety. Work environment: school kitchen and school cafeteria. Qualifications: NYS Fingerprint clearance. Rate: $11.10 per hour Send application to: Donna Rice c/o Marcellus CSD, ...
Sports activities canceled, rescheduled due to heat Sports activities canceled, rescheduled due to heat: Sept. 5, 2018 -- Due to the heat index, all modified sports activities have been canceled this afternoon, Wednesday, Sept. 5. Varsity and JV sports will not hold practice before 6 p.m. Please check Remind (texting application) for additional information from your child's coach. Stay cool and hydrated!
And just like that, 2018-19 is underway! And just like that, 2018-19 is underway!: Sept. 4, 2018 -- Marcellus Central Schools welcomed back students to campus for the start of the 2018-19 school year today -- and kindergartners (a.k.a. members of the Class of 2031) visited for a meet and greet, along with their parents. Best wishes for a fantastic year, everyone!  
District hosts first 'Digifest' District hosts first 'Digifest': Aug. 28, 2018 -- The Marcellus Digital Conversion Steering Committee hosted its first annual Digifest on Aug 15.  The daylong event provided an opportunity for professional development in a collaborative style. Utilizing the “edCamp” structure, the event allowed participants to designate work topics and form groups on their own, while remaining fluid enough for people to leave and join groups as their needs evolved throughout the day. “We were excited to begin our first year with 36 registered participants,” Superintendent of Schools Michelle Brantner said.  Thanks to event sponsors C&S Companies, which provided breakfast treats, as well as Coach, Fulton Screen Print and Embroidery, Leanna Brier Massage Therapist, Chocolate ...
District goes ‘green’ with shift to digital flyer delivery District goes ‘green’ with shift to digital flyer delivery: Aug. 23, 2018 -- The Marcellus Central School District cooperates with community groups and organizations that sponsor activities of an educational/enrichment nature for students and staff by distributing relevant informational materials electronically. As part of our efforts to be more environmentally friendly, embrace innovative technology and maintain fiscal responsibility, we are moving to digital flyer delivery via Peachjar, a free online service for schools. Paper flyers from outside organizations will no longer be distributed within the schools. Instead, e-flyers will be emailed directly to the inboxes of parents and guardians for whom the district has email addresses on file, as well as posted online for easy access.  To view school-approved digital ...
Parking restrictions in effect at DMS due to asphalt work Parking restrictions in effect at DMS due to asphalt work: Aug. 23, 2018 -- Because crews are sealing the asphalt surrounding Driver Middle School today through Saturday (Aug. 25), visitors will need to enter the building at the North Commons entrance (closest to K.C. Heffernan Elementary) or the East Commons entrance nearest the gymnasium (by the clock). Parking will be restricted those days to the lower lot behind DMS (closest to the maintenance building) or on the Learners Landing campus roadway. Visitors can also park on Reed Parkway and walk along North Street to enter the building. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.     
What's been happening with the capital project? What's been happening with the capital project?: Aug. 20, 2018 -- Superintendent of Schools Michelle L. Brantner is back on camera to provide another update on the capital project progress that's been made at the high school and KCH Elementary School over the summer months.
New NYS health regulations in effect for 2018-19 school year New NYS health regulations in effect for 2018-19 school year: Does your child need a medical exam? Aug. 16, 2018 -- New York state has made changes in its health regulations effective July 1, which may affect when children must receive health exams and certain health screenings.  A health exam will be required for all students enrolling in the district for the first time, and for all children entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten , and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 in the fall. Vision and hearing screenings will be required within 6 months of admission to school and in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten , and grades 1, 3, 5, 7, and 11 . Scoliosis screenings will be required for girls in grades 5 and 7 , and for boys in grade 9 . Parent,  please do not wait to schedule your child’s medical ...
Parents: Get your transportation forms in! Parents: Get your transportation forms in!: Aug. 14, 2018 -- Parents who would like their children transported somewhere other than their home address (i.e., daycare) need to notify the Marcellus Central School District Transportation Department as soon as possible by filling out a s tudent transportation information form .   Transportation will be planned to and from home unless this form is filled out and returned. So it’s important that parents complete and return the form in a timely fashion, so bus routes can be planned and parent expectations met.  
On the road again: Driving a school bus could be your next career On the road again: Driving a school bus could be your next career: Aug. 8, 2018 -- Interested in a career that offers a good work-life balance, job security and leadership opportunities? Consider driving a school bus for Marcellus Central School District. School bus drivers typically work part-time, in the morning and the afternoon with a long break in between. Interested drivers may decide to cover additional afterschool runs and sports or field trips, but otherwise, they can count on weekends, evenings and summers off as well as paid holidays. The schedule offers a lot of flexibility, which may be perfect for a retiree, stay-at-home parent or college student. In fact, the career of “bus driver” scored an 8 out of 10 for work-life balance in a 2018 Best Jobs Rankings by U.S. News & World Report. There is no typical bus driver, ...
District mourns the loss of high school student District mourns the loss of high school student: July 30, 2018 -- The Marcellus school community mourns the loss of one of our beloved students, Matt Norris. We ask that you keep his loved ones in your thoughts as they navigate this difficult time. The district will be offering counseling support to any students who need it today until 3 p.m. and Tuesday between 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. In addition, The summer school site at Camillus Middle School will have counseling available for students attending that program. Please reach out to High School Principal Mr. John Durkee or Superintendent of Schools Mrs. Michelle Brantner at 315-673-6000 if there is a need for additional counseling services or if you have any other concerns.
Changes in store for Marcellus sixth-graders Changes in store for Marcellus sixth-graders: July 12, 2018 -- Sixth-graders at Driver Middle School will return to school in September to find a revamped approach to their education. Watch the video below for a sneak peek from the DMS sixth-grade team!  
Board of Education reorganizes, holds regular meeting July 9 Board of Education reorganizes, holds regular meeting July 9: July, 9, 2018 -- The Marcellus Board of Education will hold its annual reorganizational meeting at 6 p.m. today in Groeling Auditorium in the Mustang Hill (high school) building. The regular meeting will immediately follow in the same location.  
KCH dedicates new playground 'Buddy Bench,' 'tiny library' KCH dedicates new playground 'Buddy Bench,' 'tiny library': June 27, 2018 -- During its annual field day festivities on June 19, the K.C. Heffernan Elementary School dedicated a buddy bench seating area next to the playground and an accompanying "tiny library" filled with picture books. The area provides a place for lonely or troubled students to signal their desire for company by simply sitting down. The bench purchase and installation were made possible by support from the KCH PTO and a host of local businesses and civic organizations.
Marcellus senior will represent U.S. at international chemistry competition Marcellus senior will represent U.S. at international chemistry competition: Jeffrey Shi June 27, 2018 -- Marcellus High School's own Jeffrey Shi, an incoming senior, is one of four students chosen to represent the United States at the International Chemistry Olympiad next month in Slovakia, the American Chemical Society reports. (Click here to read the story.) The U.S. team was finalized after an intensive two-week Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp, sponsored by the American Chemical Society and held at the U.S. Air Force Academy. No stranger to science, math and even geography competitions, Jeff was chosen as a first alternate for last year's U.S. team, which competed in the International Chemistry Olympiad held in Thailand. Earlier this year, he won a silver medal in the 2018 U.S. Physics Olympiad semi-finals. "Jeff Shi ...
Marcellus bids farewell to Class of 2018 Marcellus bids farewell to Class of 2018: June 24, 2018 -- Congratulations to the Marcellus High School Class of 2018, whose members today took their final stroll across the Groeling Auditorium stage during the school's 125th Commencement Ceremony.  
Can't make it to graduation? Watch it online Can't make it to graduation? Watch it online: June 21, 2018 -- Can't make it to Commencement on Sunday? Marcellus has you covered. The district will once again be livestreaming graduation. The 125th Commencement Exercises which will be live on Sunday at the following link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-2mFi5UyQg
Character Education club hosts picnic for Syracuse kindergartners Character Education club hosts picnic for Syracuse kindergartners: June 8, 2018 -- Check out this great video of a picnic planned and hosted by members of the Marcellus Character Education club to entertain kindergartners from Frazer Elementary School in Syracuse.   Made up of students in grades nine through 12, Character Education organizes fundraisers, runs a toy/clothing/book drive and works at all Marcellus shows, including the coffee house. The picnic was a new addition this year, to provide fun, kindness and space for the Frazer students, according to faculty adviser Laura Kuhns.   “Our goal is to have a club that is all-inclusive and provides an atmosphere of tolerance, kindness, respect and integrity,” Ms. Kuhns said. “We host several activities to reach students who may not usually shine or have a place to fit ...
Ice cream social provides sweet afternoon for students, staff Ice cream social provides sweet afternoon for students, staff: June 6, 2018 -- Marcellus students, faculty and staff enjoyed a break from the books on May 25, 2018, to enjoy ice cream and sunshine during the school district's annual ice cream social, as parent volunteers scooped, squeezed and sprinkled treats into their waiting bowls.  Enjoy this short photo slideshow of the day's fun event:    
Last day of school for K-8 students is June 20 Last day of school for K-8 students is June 20: June 1, 2018 -- The Marcellus Board of Education voted May 21 to amend the 2017-18 district calendar to make June 21 a staff-only day, at the request of Superintendent of Schools Michelle Brantner. The last day of school for students in grades K-8, therefore, will be Wednesday, June 20, despite what is listed in the printed district calendar.  



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