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Snow Day - Friday 2/3/23 Snow Day - Friday 2/3/23: February 3, 2023   Good Afternoon -    Due to forecasted weather conditions, LaFayette Central School District will be closed on Friday February 3, 2023. Stay home and stay warm.   Have a great weekend!   Sincerely, Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central School District jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org   315-529-9550 (cell)
Early Release Drill Friday February 17 2023 Early Release Drill Friday February 17 2023: Dear Families:   New York State requires school districts to perform an early release drill at least once per school year. LaFayette Central School district will perform an early release drill on Friday February 17, 2023.    Here are the dismissal times for students on February 17, 2023:   Grimshaw Elementary: 1:45 Dismissal Jr/Sr High and Big Picture Dismissal: 2:00 Dismissal Onondaga Nation School:1:45 Dismissal   Students will board buses at the times mentioned above. If you normally pick your child up from school, please be sure to pick your child up at the times listed above. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the main office at your child's school.   Coaches will communicate directly with student ...
February 2023 Green Sheet Now Available February 2023 Green Sheet Now Available: The February 2023 is now available - click here
No After School or Evening Activities Wed 1/25/23 No After School or Evening Activities Wed 1/25/23: Wednesday January 25, 2023   Good Afternoon -    All after school and evening activities are canceled for Wednesday January 25, 2023.   Thank you and have a safe day!   Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central School District 315-677-9728 (office) 315-529-9550 (cell) jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org    
Two Hour Delay Monday 1/23/23 Two Hour Delay Monday 1/23/23: Monday January 23, 2023   Good Morning, Today is Monday January 23, 2023. All schools will be delayed two hours.    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)  
2023 Senior Class Signs Available to Purchase 2023 Senior Class Signs Available to Purchase: Reminder: The Class of 2023 is selling both senior class signs and community support signs for another couple of weeks. All profits from the sale of these signs will benefit the senior class end-of-year celebration. Each sign is 18”x24”, double-sided, and comes included with a wire lawn stake. They cost $15 apiece, and can be purchased via Venmo (payable to the LaFayetteAthletic-BoosterClub), cash, or check. Please email LaFayetteABC1@gmail.com, or contact Lisa at (315) 415-7932 to order either (or both) sign(s).  The deadline to order is Jan. 16 , and this batch will be the only one produced. Order pickup is expected to be around Feb. 1.  Thank you for your continued support of the students!  
2023 Scholastic Art Awards Winners 2023 Scholastic Art Awards Winners:
The LaFayette Central School District’s Art Department is thrilled to announce the 2023 Scholastic Art award winning recipients! Of the over 4,000 individual entries submitted for the Central New York Region, the voting saw 16 LaFayette students receive awards for a total of 20 submissions. Their artworks will be displayed at Onondaga Community College from Jan. 11 - March 3, and there will also be a special awards ceremony honoring all recipients held on Jan. 17. ...
January 2023 Green Sheet Now Available January 2023 Green Sheet Now Available: Read All About It! The January 2023 Green Sheet is now available - click here . 
Snow Day - Friday 12/23/22 Snow Day - Friday 12/23/22: December 22, 2022   Good Afternoon -    Due to forecasted weather conditions, LaFayette Central School District will be closed on Friday December 23, 2022. Stay home and stay off the roads tomorrow.   I hope that everyone has a safe, restful, and relaxing holiday season. We look forward to seeing everyone back in session on Tuesday January 3, 2023.   Sincerely, Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central School District jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org   315-529-9550 (cell)
Snow Day - Friday 12/16/22 Snow Day - Friday 12/16/22: Friday December 16, 2022   Good Morning:   All schools will be closed today, Friday December 16th, due to inclement weather. This is a traditional snow day. All school activities are canceled for today.   Please sleep in, build a snowman, go sledding and take time to rest and relax.   Have a safe day!   Sincerely, Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central School District jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org 315-529-9550   
After School and Evening Activities Canceled Thursday 12/15/22 After School and Evening Activities Canceled Thursday 12/15/22: Thursday December 15, 2022   Good Afternoon -    Today is Thursday December 15, 2022. All after school and evening activities are canceled for today.   Thank you and have a safe day!   Jeremy Belfield Superintendent of Schools LaFayette Central School District 315-677-9728 (office) 315-529-9550 (cell) jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org  
Parent's Day Out Saturday 12/17/22 11AM-3PM Parent's Day Out Saturday 12/17/22 11AM-3PM: Parent’s Day Out    Saturday December 17, 2022   On Saturday December 17, 2022, the LaFayette Jr/Sr High School Student Council is hosting a “Parents Day Out” event!   The event promises a fun afternoon of games and activities for kids ages 4 to 11, supervised by Student Council students and advisors, which aims to give parents some much needed time to shop, decorate, or to do whatever else they need to do! The event will take place on Saturday December 17, 2022 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM in the LaFayette Junior-Senior High School Cafeteria. Snacks and a pizza lunch will be provided. If your child has allergies, please make sure you provide snacks that he/she can have.   Note: There will be a sign-in/sign-out table ...
Grimshaw 5th and 6th grade Concert Rescheduled 12/19 7:00 PM Grimshaw 5th and 6th grade Concert Rescheduled 12/19 7:00 PM: Unfortunately, we have to reschedule our 5th & 6th Grade Winter Concert that was scheduled for this evening.  The new concert date is Monday, December 19, 2022 at 7:00 pm.  
December 2022 Green Sheet Now Available December 2022 Green Sheet Now Available: The December 2022 Green Sheet is now available. You can read all about it by clicking here .   
ONS Initiative: ONS Initiative: "Extending our Roots": This year, the Onondaga Nation School (ONS) has undertaken a cool enterprise: the “Extending Our Roots” initiative. Conceived by the school’s Restorative Practice Team (RPT), the goal of this initiative is to create and foster relationships that will better help anchor the school to its community, while simultaneously encouraging students to get out and try different activities. How it works: Each month, 30 minutes are reserved for students in grades Pre-K-5 to choose where they would like to go, and which activity they would like to try. Activities are conceived by both middle school students and staff, and by tapping into individual talents and interests. The activities are broad-ranging; beading, origami, social songs, Spheros (robots that help teach kids how to ...
Junior High Students Spotlight the Harlem Renaissance Junior High Students Spotlight the Harlem Renaissance: The talented students from the LaFayette Junior High School put together a great video highlighting the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s. Check it out by clicking below!  
Oneida Nation Chef Visits ONS Oneida Nation Chef Visits ONS: Recently, Chef Arlie Doxtator returned to the Onondaga Nation School for three days of traditional cooking with the students as part of his “Three Chefs – Three Fires” program! A member of the Oneida Nation, Chef Doxtator has been cooking professionally for more than three decades, and shared his vast experience with traditional foods and cooking techniques with ONS students. Check out his story by clicking here !      (Banner image and screenshot courtesy of the Onondaga Nation )
Vaccination Clinic - Grimshaw Elementary 11/28 3-6 PM Vaccination Clinic - Grimshaw Elementary 11/28 3-6 PM: Vaccine Clinic Monday November 28, 2022 - Grimshaw Elementary 3:00-6:00 PM   Dear Families and Staff Members:   Wegmans Pharmacy will offer an optional vaccination clinic on Monday November 28, 2022 from 3:00-6:00 PM in the cafeteria lobby at Grimshaw Elementary School.    Vaccinations available at this clinic include the Pfizer Bivalent Booster for ages 5 and older, and the flu vaccine (ages 2+ and 65+). Parents must accompany any students participating in the clinic. The clinic is open to all LaFayette students, families, staff members, or community members.   Here is the link for your vaccination clinic scheduled on November 28th from 3 to 6pm at Grimshaw: https://c.ateb.com/8a108e206c55489f80e53be68a69b8cc ...
2022 NHS Inductee Ceremony 2022 NHS Inductee Ceremony: On Nov. 9, the LaFayette Chapter of National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 13 new members into the organization. At the induction, NHS President Emily McClary gave a speech comparing the four pillars of honor society to the attributes of an artist:  
  • Connecting scholarship with an artist's perseverance; 
  • Character with attitude and discipline; 
  • Service with a need to create for others, and; 
  • Leadership with an artist's ability to inspire  Physical Education teacher Cheryl Polinsky was selected to be the guest speaker, and she challenged the students to live "Ubuntu," a concept in which one’s ...
  • Incident Grimshaw Elementary 11/14/22 Incident Grimshaw Elementary 11/14/22: November 14, 2022   Good Afternoon -    This is Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent for LaFayette Central Schools.    Ms. Petranchuk, our principal at Grimshaw Elementary school was informed this morning about .22 caliber ammunition rounds found in the gymnasium at Grimshaw Elementary at approximately 7:45 this morning.   A student found the ammunition rounds on the floor of the gymnasium and immediately notified school staff. Our school resource officer identified the items as .22 caliber bullets. The staff member turned the item over to the principal. Our principal interviewed the students who recovered the item and our on-site Onondaga County Sheriff deputies searched the area for any other prohibited items. Following a search ...



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