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SECNY Internship Gives Students a Look at Professional Life SECNY Internship Gives Students a Look at Professional Life: Recently, some of the Big Picture School’s 201 students have been getting a feel for the professional life as they dive into their new internships! The SECNY Federal Credit Union has opened its very first student-run Lancer Branch in the main office of the Junior/Senior High School. Students Randy, Kaia, and Jamus all have internships at the branch (along with Ben and Collin; two students from the senior high school). 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 accounts and made deposits! The students have been thrilled ...
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 ...
important message from Superintendent Belfield: January 8, 2019 important message from Superintendent Belfield: January 8, 2019: Update: Good Morning, This is Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent for LaFayette Central Schools. This is an updated message for Tuesday January 8, 2019.  All schools are closed today due to icy road conditions. Thank you and have a safe day. Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central Schools 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 Wednesday January 8, 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 ...
January 2019 Greensheet Newsletter January 2019 Greensheet Newsletter: The January 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. 
Important message from Superintendent Belfield Important message from Superintendent Belfield: Good Afternoon -  This is Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent for LaFayette Central Schools.  Our high school principal was recently informed about a .22 caliber ammunition round found in a classroom at the high school.  A student found the ammunition round on the floor next to a backpack. Other students in the vicinity identified the item as a .22 caliber bullet. The prohibited item was immediately reported to a staff member. The staff member turned the item over to the principal. Our high school principal interviewed the students who recovered the item and one of our on-site Onondaga County Sheriff deputies searched the classroom for any other prohibited items. Following a search of the area, there were no other items of concern found in the vicinity. I would ...
Food Drive Produces Huge Donation to Local Food Pantry Food Drive Produces Huge Donation to Local Food Pantry:   Last week, students from the LaFayette Jr./Sr. High School made a special delivery to the LaFayette Outreach Food Pantry: about 600 cans of food!
Organized by high school English Teacher Maura Daly, this food drive accepted both non-perishable food and monetary donations. Maura mentioned that she runs a program in her classroom whereby students who donate five cans of food or five dollars can earn a point card that is redeemable toward classroom activities. Other participating teachers/classrooms often have their own “reward system” in place, and definitely try to be part of the drive: “There has never been a teacher unwilling to participate,” according to Maura.
The food ...
Reminder: Capital Project Vote Less Than Four Weeks Away Reminder: Capital Project Vote Less Than Four Weeks Away:   The capital project vote is less than a month away! It will be held on Jan. 11, from 1-9 p.m. at the LaFayette Jr/Sr High School . Please click on attached flyer for more information.  
December 2018 Greensheet Newsletter December 2018 Greensheet Newsletter: The December 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. 
LCSD Collecting for Toys for Tots LCSD Collecting for Toys for Tots:   The LaFayette Central School District is helping the US Marine Corps Reserve collect toys for their annual toy drive ! The district’s efforts are being organized by LCSD’s National Junior Honor Society. You can help the drive by dropping off a new, unwrapped toy to at one of your schools! Collection sites are located at the Jr./Sr. High School, Grimshaw Elementary, and the Onondaga Nation School. The collection will run through Tuesday, Dec. 11. Thank you for helping brighten up the holiday season for some local children!



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