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Breakfast Fundraiser Planned March 11
News of Districtwide Interest
Three Steps Forward will host a benefit breakfast Saturday, March 11 from 8-11 a.m. in the ESM Central High School cafeteria. The menu includes unlimited eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, donuts, bagels, juice, milk and coffee. Run through the ESM CHS Student Council, Three Steps Forward has collected and distributed more than $25,000 to help people in need as well as worthy projects that... more info

Get Help with Your Taxes March 4 & 18 from ESM Accounting Students
News of Districtwide Interest
ESM accounting students will once again be among the volunteers offering free basic tax preparation for qualifying taxpayers through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Partnering with PEACE, Inc., ESM students will volunteer for tax preparation on Saturday, March 4 and March 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shoppingtown Mall in the Sears wing near Mall entrance #6 from the Sears... more info

Pre-k Information Night March 15 for Parents of Children Ages 1-4
Park Hill School
The ESM pre-kindergarten program will host an informational meeting Wednesday, March 15 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Park Hill School. An overview of the 1-, 2-, 3-, and 4-year-old programs will be followed by an opportunity for parents/guardians to ask questions. Parents are asked not to bring children to this session. Parents must contact ESM to register their child in the 4-year-old pre-k program... more info

Pine Grove to Perform “Bye Bye Birdie” Young Performers’ edition March 23 & 24
Pine Grove Middle School
Pine Grove Drama Club will perform the Bye Bye Birdie Young Performers’ edition on March 23 and 24 at 6 p.m. in the Pine Grove Community Café and Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5. Children sitting on your lap do not need to purchase a ticket. Ticket order form (PDF) below or here. Featuring lively songs and fun dance numbers, Bye Bye Birdie Young... more info

CHS & PG Students Earn Record # of Scholastic Art Awards
ESM Central High School, Pine Grove Middle School
ESM Central High School & Pine Grove art students were honored with a record 32 gold keys, 61 silver keys and 78 honorable mentions in the 2017 CNY Scholastic Art Awards competition, which includes 11 portfolio awards. In addition, Katie Jacobs won the Syracuse Cultural Workers Peace and Justice Award for Best Editorial Cartoon. Senior Melody Yaroski earned a prestigious Gold... more info

ESM Ed Foundation Dinner March 3 Features Casino Night
District Office
graphic of An Evening in Vegas logo-image
graphic of An Evening in Vegas logo
The East Syracuse Minoa Education Foundation (ESMEF) will hold its annual dinner dance Friday, March 3. Organizers are “rolling the dice” with another fun casino-themed evening at the Links at Erie Village in East Syracuse. The evening begins at 7 p.m. at Traditions at the Links in East Syracuse. In addition to dinner featuring stations and an open bar, there will be casino-themed... more info

Half Day With Early Dismissal for Students on March 22
News of Districtwide Interest
Please note that the District has added a half day/early dismissal to the calendar on Wednesday, March 22 for staff development. All students pre-k through grade 12 will be dismissed after a half day on March 22 and there will be no afternoon pre-k.

Free Community Resource Night on Heroin & Opioid Crisis
ESM Central High School
A community resource night on Heroin & Opioid Addiction, Recovery and Support is planned on Monday, February 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at West Genesee High School. The free event is for anyone interested in learning more information and/or working with local agencies on the heroin and opioid crisis facing our communities. The keynote speakers are Christie Casciano and Tammy Palmer from... more info

Kindergarten Registration Underway
East Syracuse Elementary School, Fremont Elementary School, Minoa Elementary School, Woodland Elementary School
Parents/guardians of children entering kindergarten at ESM in September 2017 can register their child at any time. Children entering kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before December 1, 2017. For further information or to register your child, contact Maureen Burlingame, Registration/Census Clerk, by email to  or call 315-434-3011, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4... more info

Students Debut Piece Written for Pine Grove by World Renowned Composer
Pine Grove Middle School
Sean O'Loughlin conducting-image
Sean O'Loughlin conducting
With input from Pine Grove Middle School students, world-renowned composer Sean O’Loughlin wrote a piece called “Dawn of the Spartans” as a dedication to mark reopening of their school. The grade 7 and 8 concert bands combined for the premiere of the piece in December during the building’s first middle school concert. Pine Grove instrumental students worked with Mr.... more info

Reminder - Still not too late to submit lunch applications for Free & Reduced Price Meals
ESM Central High School
Free and Reduced Price Meals Free and reduced price meals are provided for those who qualify. Applications for free and reduced price meals may be completed at any time during the year or whenever household income changes. Consent Form to Release Eligibility Information for Free And Reduced Price Meals: If your child is eligible for free and reduced price meals, he/she also may be... more info

Fremont Drama Schedule. Click on attached Link
Fremont Elementary School
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Prescription Eye Glasses Lost? LOOK HERE!
Woodland Elementary School
Woodland has lots of prescription eye glasses in the office. Please look at photos and if any child is missing glasses have them come see Mrs. Barbuto or Mrs. Corbett in the office.           Thanks!!!

The 7 Habits Suggested Book lists
Fremont Elementary School
Attached is a suggested list of 7 Habits Books that may be helpful to you. ...more info

2016-2017 District Calendar (with breaks/days off)
News of Districtwide Interest
This is the 2016-2017 District Calendar (with breaks/days off) revised by the ESM Board of Education July 27, 2016 Click Here!

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