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IN HONOR OF DOT MAINTENANCE WORKER MATT HOWE IN HONOR OF DOT MAINTENANCE WORKER MATT HOWE: GOVERNOR CUOMO DIRECTS FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF IN HONOR OF DOT MAINTENANCE WORKER MATT HOWE     Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed flags to half-staff on all State government buildings in honor of New York Department of Transportation Maintenance Worker Dennis (Matt) Howe of Owego, Tioga County, who died from injuries sustained last Wednesday when a tractor trailer collided with a DOT truck in the work zone March 13 in Tioga County. Flags will be flown at half-staff beginning today, March 19, until interment.   "I am saddened by the loss of Matt Howe, a dedicated public servant and Department of Transportation employee, who passed away last night due to injuries from when a tractor trailer collided with a DOT truck in the work zone.    ...
March 2019 Greensheet Newsletter March 2019 Greensheet Newsletter: The March Greensheet has arrived! Please click  HERE  to read all the exciting things we have going on in the District, or click on the "Green Sheet" logo on the District home page. 
Syracuse Cougars Capture First NYSPHSAA Championship Syracuse Cougars Capture First NYSPHSAA Championship: Congratulations to the Syracuse Cougars, who became the NYSPHSAA D-1 boys ice hockey state champions over the weekend. They defeated Suffern by a score of 4-2 , securing the state championship for the first time in franchise history with the victory. Extra congratulations go out to the team's LaFayette players, including:  Kyle Lamson Wyatt Weil Skariwate Papineau Kaleb Benedict Cameron Walsh Nelson Jones Aidan Griffin The Cougars finished a staggering 24-1-1 on the season. Great work, team! 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Wednesday, March 6, 2019: Good Morning, This is Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent of LaFayette Central School District. Today is Wednesday March 6, 2019. All schools will be delayed two hours.   There will be no morning (AM) pre-kindergarten classes for Grimshaw Elementary students. There will be no morning BOCES classes for high school students. School breakfast is not served on days when school is delayed two hours.   Thank you and have a safe day.   Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central School District jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org 315-677-9728 (office) 315-529-9550 (cell)
LaFayette Players Present LaFayette Players Present "The Little Mermaid" March 8 & 9: March is "Music in our Schools Month," and The LaFayette Players are celebrating by putting on a production of "The Little Mermaid" this weekend!
The production will be held at 7 p.m. on both March 8 and March 9, in the Junior/Senior High School auditorium. Tickets will cost $5 for students and seniors and $7 for adults. There is a $30 group rate for immediate family members.
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling ...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Tuesday, February 26, 2019: Good Morning, Today is Tuesday February 26, 2019. All schools will be operating on a two hour delay this morning. Please accept our apologies for the late notice. The snow band shifted south rather quickly. There will be no morning pre-kindergarten classes at Grimshaw elementary. There will be no morning boces programs for high school students. Breakfast is not served when there is a two hour delay.   Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette CSD 315-529-9550 (cell) jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org
Monday, February 25, 2019 Monday, February 25, 2019: UPDATE: Good Morning, All schools are now closed - Monday February 25, 2019. Have a safe day! Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette CSD 315-677-9728 (office) 315-529-9550 (cell) jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org   Good Morning! Today is Monday February 25, 2019. All schools will be delayed two (2) hours this morning. There will be no morning (AM) pre-kindergarten classes for Grimshaw Elementary students. There will be no morning BOCES classes for high school students. School breakfast is not served on days when school is delayed two hours. Thank you and have a safe day. Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central School District jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org 315-677-9728 ...
SECNY Internship Gives Students a Look at Professional Life SECNY Internship Gives Students a Look at Professional Life: Recently, some of the LaFayette High School and LaFayette Big Picture School’s students have been getting a feel for the professional life as they dive into their new internships! The SECNY Federal Credit Union has opened a student-run Lancer Branch in the main office of the Junior/Senior High School. Big Picture students Randy, Kaia, and Jamus all have internships at the branch and Junior/Senior High School students Ben and Collin are also working at the SECNY Lancer Branch. Presently, Jamus is the branch manager, Ben is the assistant manager, Kaia is the marketing representative, and Randy and Collin are the tellers. These five students will be working alongside a representative from SECNY to open and manage accounts, and some LaFayette teachers have already opened ...
From Study Hall to NASA Lab From Study Hall to NASA Lab: Earlier this week, some junior high school students participated in a live NASA webinar! The webinar, “Stardust Mission & Virtual Tour of NASA’s Stardust Curation Lab” was hosted by Mr. Amidon, who is a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador. After viewing a preliminary PowerPoint outlining the mission, the group participated in the live webinar, touring the Curation Lab and seeing the tools and materials used by its scientists. The scientists also shared some insights about how they started their careers, and offered advice on what students interested in their own careers in science can do in pursuit of that goal. They even answered the group’s question live, during the tour! The Stardust Mission proper sent a craft into space for the purpose of capturing ...
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Tuesday, February 12, 2019: Good Morning, Today is Tuesday February 12, 2019.  All schools will be closed today due to forecasted weather conditions. Thank you and have a safe day! Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette CSD 315-677-9728 (office) 315-529-9550 (cell) jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org
2019 SAMMY Voting - LaFayette Rock Fest 2019 SAMMY Voting - LaFayette Rock Fest: Every year, the Jr./Sr. High School runs an event titled LaFayette Rock Fest where local bands come to play and we raise money for a scholarship in Matt Nastasi's name. This year we are up for a SAMMY (peoples choice award of Syracuse) and we need your vote! Click on link and vote for the LaFayette Rock Fest underneath the festival category. Help bring recognition to this awesome, long standing event at LaFayette! Vote for LaFayette Rock Fest under the festival category!  You can vote once a day until Feb 10th!  https://www.syracuseareamusic. ...
February 2019 Greensheet Newsletter February 2019 Greensheet Newsletter: The February Greensheet has arrived! Please click HERE to read all the exciting things we have going on in the District, or click on the "Green Sheet" logo on the District home page. 
LaFayette is Out to Bid LaFayette is Out to Bid: LaFayette CSD has received approval from the New York State Education Department for the plans to make capital improvements at LaFayette Jr/Sr High School, LaFayette Big Picture School, Grimshaw Elementary School, and the District Maintenance/Transportation Building. This $5.4 million dollar capital project was approved by the voters in May 2017. Capital improvements intend to address a number of items from the recent building condition survey and improve spaces in the kitchen areas, cafeteria at the high school, team rooms in the high school basement, and upgrades to the wellness center. Construction is planned for the summer of 2019 with a plan to have the work completed during the fall months.  The project was designed by Ashley McGraw Architects in Syracuse, New York. LaFayette ...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 Thursday, January 31, 2019: Good Morning, Today is Thursday January 31, 2019.  All schools will be closed today due to dangerously cold temperatures. Thank you and have a safe day. Sincerely, Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central School District 315-677-9728 (office) 315-529-9550 (cell) jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org
Varsity Baseball Fundraiser to be Held Feb. 2 Varsity Baseball Fundraiser to be Held Feb. 2: The LaFayette Central School District's varsity baseball team will be holding a fundraising event on Feb. 2, at the LaFayette Fire Barn on Route 11!  Proceeds from the event will help the team pay for food and lodging so that it may hold its spring training in sunny Myrtle Beach! They will also help team take part in the Ripken Experience . Please click on the image below to see event information.   Thank you for your support!    
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Wednesday, January 23, 2019: UPDATE:   Good Morning: This is Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent of Schools for LaFayette Central School District. This is an updated school closing alert for Wednesday January 23, 2019. All schools are now closed due to icy road conditions. Have a safe day! Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central Schools 315-529-9550 (cell) 315-677-9728 (office) jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org   Good Morning, Today is Wednesday January 23, 2019. All schools in the LaFayette Central School District will operate on a two (2) hour delay this morning. There will be no morning BOCES program for high school students. There will be no morning pre-kindergarten classes at Grimshaw Elementary. Breakfast is not served at school when ...
Important Board of Education Message Important Board of Education Message: The LaFayette Central School Board of Education meeting for January 24, 2019, has been MOVED to the LaFayette Jr./Sr. High School Auditorium at 5:30pm
One Last Reminder: The Capital Project Vote is Tomorrow (1/11)! One Last Reminder: The Capital Project Vote is Tomorrow (1/11)!:   Don't forget, we will be holding the Capital Project vote tomorrow (Jan. 11)!  It will be held from 1-9 p.m. at the LaFayette Jr/Sr High School. We hope to see you there!
Thursday, January 10, 2019 Thursday, January 10, 2019: UPDATE:  Good Morning, All schools are closed today - Thursday January 10, 2019. The board of Education meeting that was scheduled for January 10, 2019, being held at the Big Picture School Commons area has been cancelled.  Have a safe day! Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette CSD 315-677-9728 (office) 315-529-9550 (cell) jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org   Good Morning, This is Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent of LaFayette Central School District. Today is Thursday January 10, 2019. All schools will be delayed two hours.  There will be no morning (AM) pre-kindergarten classes for Grimshaw Elementary students. There will be no morning BOCES classes for high school students. School breakfast ...



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