It is estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that autism has risen to one in every 88 births in the United States. In order to raise awareness about the programs and services available to families affected by autism, the New York State Senate has commemorated April 2013 as Autism Awareness Month.
Up-and-comers in the Central New York music scene will compete for prizes as well as the coveted title of “Best Band” this weekend, and they’ll support a good cause at the same time. Stand Against Suicide will host its inaugural Battle of the Bands on Saturday, April 20, at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College. Doors open at 11 a.m. and bands begin competing at noon. Tickets are $7 for students and $12 for adults. Eighteen bands will compete for a chance at the title as well as prizes.
McNamara Elementary School in the Baldwinsville Central School District has announced the winners of its anti-bullying poster contest.
The Utica National Insurance Group has awarded the Baldwinsville Central School District the 2013 School Safety Excellence Award in recognition of the district’s efforts to provide its students with a safe and healthy learning environment.
Students at Reynolds Elementary School recently received Study Skills Awards for the second quarter.
Michaela J. Ennis is a senior at Baker High School who has excelled academically having been named to the high honor roll each quarter during her freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years.
Michael Corsoneti, a student at Elden Elementary School, gets ready to head the soccer ball thrown to him by Nate Bourdeau, a member of the Syracuse Silver Knights indoor pro-soccer team.
Kindergarten open registration for the 2013–14 school year will take place at the elementary schools in the Baldwinsville Central School District from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, and from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 27.
Mrs. Lisa Lasinski’s fourth-grade class recently held a bandage drive at Van Buren Elementary School.
Amanda Klein, a senior at Baker High School, has signed her national letter of intent to play lacrosse for Limestone College, a Division II school.
Five Ray Middle School students have advanced to the state level of the 2012-13 National PTA Reflections program, which highlights the importance of arts in education.
Whether you were an early adapter or have furiously resisted for decades, computers are a fact of modern life and we’re here to help you make the most of them with dozens of computers for public use and classes for everyone from newbies to old pros.
With the help of staff members who donated materials, student volunteers in third through fifth grades stayed after school on Jan. 28 and made more than 50 valentines and seven no-sew blankets to donate to the breast cancer patients of Hill Medical Oncology – University Physicians Hematology/Oncology and Rheumatology.
Principal Michelle Crisafulli launched a monthly student leadership lunch at Van Buren Elementary School in January.
Registration is presently underway at Radisson Nursery School and the 2013-14 school year brings a brand new program to RNS.