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"Cans 4 A Cure" Can Drive to be Held May 4: On Saturday, May 4 the LaFayette Central School District’s National Honor Society will be hosting its annual “Cans 4 A Cure” can drive. The drop off spot will be in the parking lot at Grimshaw Elementary, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to to the Golisano Children's Hospital. We hope to see you on May 4!
"Battle of the Books" Winners Emerge: Recently, a couple of LaFayette “Battle of the Books” teams took top honors in regional competition! At the outset, twelve teams (comprised of nearly 50 students from the third through sixth grades) competed in the local/school contest, answering Jeopardy-style questions based around 10 specific books. Each team had an adult coach to help them access the books through the library as they prepared for the contest.   The two LaFayette teams who won the school competition then went on to do “battle” in the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES regional contest. Both teams ended up placing there, as well! Third/Fourth Grade Team (2nd Place):   Coach: Crystal Morel Kennedy Harmatuk Presley Homer Amanda Lamon Gianna Papworth ...
In honor of two Marine Corps Reservists In honor of two Marine Corps Reservists: GOVERNOR CUOMO DIRECTS FLAGS TO HALF-STAFF IN HONOR OF MARINE CORPS RESERVISTS KILLED IN AFGHANISTAN     Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed flags on state government buildings to be flown at half-staff in honor of two Marine Corps Reservists who were killed in Parwan Province, Afghanistan on April 8. Flags will be lowered from today until their interment. Cpl. Robert A. Hendriks, 25, of  Locust Valley, Nassau County, and Staff Sgt. Christopher K.A. Slutman, 43, who was a 15-year member of the FDNY, stationed at Ladder Company 23 in the South Bronx, were killed in an improvised explosive device attack while conducting combat operations along with a third Marine, Sgt. Benjamin S. Hines, 31, of York, Pennsylvania.  All were members of the 25th ...
LaFayette Students Receive Awards in Creative Writing Competition LaFayette Students Receive Awards in Creative Writing Competition: Recently, several LaFayette students took part in the Echoes writing competition! The Echoes program is a writing contest held for students in grades 6-8, and is considered the largest middle school writing competition in the United States. This year, students from Grimshaw Elementary and the LaFayette Junior High School participated in the annual competition. Sponsored by the Merry-Go-Round ...
April 2019 Greensheet Newsletter April 2019 Greensheet Newsletter: The April 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. 
Vote for LaFayette CSD to Win $500 For Safe After-Prom Party Vote for LaFayette CSD to Win $500 For Safe After-Prom Party: Announcement: LaFayette CSD is in the running to be one of the schools that is awarded $500 for its "Safe After Prom Party!" iHeart Media and Romano Auto Dealerships are sponsoring the vote. Simply visit the website below, log in with your preferred social media account (or enter your email), select "LaFayette Senior High School Prom" from the drop-down list, and submit your vote. That's it! Voting ends on April 21. Please click on the image below to be taken to the voting site. We appreciate your support, and wish everyone a fun, safe prom season!  
Monday, April 1, 2019 Monday, April 1, 2019: Good Morning, This is Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent of LaFayette Central School District. Today is Monday April 1, 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)
Board of Education Elections Board of Education Elections: Voters to elect two board of education members in May On May 21, LaFayette Central School District voters will choose two district residents to serve on the Board of Education. Candidates may be nominated only by petition and must collect at least 25 signatures from qualified school district voters to be placed on the ballot. Petitions, which are available now, must be filed by 5 p.m. April 22 with the District Clerk, LaFayette Central School District Office, 5955 US Route 20, LaFayette, NY 13084. Contact District Clerk Vanessa Tryon at 315-677-9728 or by email  vtryon@lafayetteschools.org  for a nominating petition. Comprised of seven school district residents elected by voters, the LaFayette Board of Education is the official policy-making body of the ...
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. ...



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