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LaFayette High School to Host COVID-19 Testing on May 27 LaFayette High School to Host COVID-19 Testing on May 27: The LaFayette Central School District is partnering with Onondaga County to host local COVID-19 testing at the LaFayette High School on Wednesday, May 27, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Please see the attached flyer for website and registration information. Both English and Spanish can be found below (please click to enlarge).      
The LCSD Virtual Art Show is Live! The LCSD Virtual Art Show is Live!: The Lafayette Central School District's Visual Art Program presents the 2019-20 Virtual Art Show, featuring artwork created by our PK-12 artists! We are so proud of the work they have done in the classroom and during distance learning! We hope you enjoy the show. Please click here (or on the image below) to be taken to the Virtual Art Show!
Proposed Budget 2020-2021 Newsletter Proposed Budget 2020-2021 Newsletter: Dear LaFayette School District Community: The 2020-2021 School District Budget Newsletter will be arriving in LaFayette homes soon. You can read the budget newsletter by clicking here . The budget vote and board election will be taking place via absentee ballot. Each household with eligible voters will receive an absentee ballot via mail. Please return the absentee ballots to the district office, 5955 US RT 20, LaFayette, New York 13084 no later than 5:00 PM on June 9, 2020. Households with more than one registered voter may request additional ballots by contacting Paula Hibbert, District Clerk, at 315-677-9728 or emailing phibbert@lafayetteschools.org Additional information regarding the school district budget may be obtained by visiting the School Budget website or by contacting ...
Board of Education Election Update May 7 2020 Board of Education Election Update May 7 2020: Budget Vote and Board of Education Election June 9, 2020 Update May 7 2020   Dear LaFayette Central School District Community:   On Friday May 1st, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order establishing the date and procedures for school district budget votes and board of education elections. Previously, Governor Cuomo had delayed school district votes, originally scheduled for May 19th, until after June 1st. The most recent executive order established the date for the budget vote and board of election for Tuesday June 9th.    Both the budget vote and board of education election will be conducted via absentee ballot. Candidates interested in running for the board of education must file a petition with the District Clerk by Monday ...
Learning from Home Update May 1 2020 Learning from Home Update May 1 2020: Learning from Home - Update May 1, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Governor Cuomo announced today that all schools in New York State will remain closed for the remainder of the academic year - click here . LaFayette CSD will continue to provide continued learning opportunities for students for the remainder of the academic year.  Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together during this challenging time.    Here is a link to a brief recap video recapping Distance Learning and other important announcements for May 1, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   Great News! All kids under 18 years of age are now eligible to ...
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration 2020-2021 Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration 2020-2021: Calling All Pre-K and K Families!   Dear Families:   Even though schools are currently closed due to the coronavirus, we are still welcoming any new pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registrations for students for the 2020-2021 school year.   Registration documents are posted on our school district website under “ Central Registration ”. Families can print off registration forms and return documents via regular mail to: Paula Hibbert, Central Registrar, LaFayette Central School District, 5955 US RT 20, LaFayette, New York 13084. If you would prefer to pick up registration paperwork at the district office, please call ahead of time, 315-677-9728, or email phibbert@lafayetteschools.org to make an appointment. District office visitors ...
Learning from Home Recap for April 13-17, 2020 Learning from Home Recap for April 13-17, 2020: Learning from Home - Recap April 13-17, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Governor Cuomo extended the NYS On Pause through May 15th. This means that school campuses will remain closed through at least May 15th and the earliest that students will return to school is Monday May 18th (stay tuned as this date may change).   Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together during this challenging time. Students - we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.    Here is a link to a brief recap video recapping Distance Learning and other important announcements for April 13-17, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation ...
Flags at Half-Staff While NYS on Pause Flags at Half-Staff While NYS on Pause: April 15, 2020 Flags lowered to half-staff:  Immediately Flags returned to full staff:  After New York PAUSE is completed       AMID ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, GOVERNOR CUOMO DIRECTS FLAGS TO BE FLOWN AT HALF-MAST IN HONOR OF THOSE WE HAVE LOST TO COVID-19    Flags Will Remain Lowered While New York is on PAUSE     Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed flags on state government buildings to be flown at half-staff in honor of those we have lost to COVID-19. The flags will remain lowered while New York is on pause.
Honoring the Class of 2020 Honoring the Class of 2020: April 15, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community:   The district was approached by a group of thoughtful community members who would like to honor the class of 2020 in a special way with yard signs for students in our senior class. Please see the message below from the LaFayette Sports Boosters:   Since the school year is one for the history books and we are unsure of the unknown future, we wanted to provide a little something to honor the Class of 2020. We will be selling lawn signs to show our love and support.   Each sign is 18X24 and comes with a wire stake. They are double sided and a sample sign can be found via this link . Signs cost $10.   All Seniors will be receiving one for their house and ...
April 2020 Green Sheet April 2020 Green Sheet: The April 2020 Green Sheet has arrived! - click here
2020 Census 2020 Census: The 2020 Census counts the population in the United States and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each home should have received an invitation to respond to a short questionnaire—online, by phone, or by mail—between March 12-20. According to the U.S. Census Bureau: The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products, and support for you and your community. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads, and other resources based on census data. The results of the census also determine the number of seats each state will have in ...
Learning from Home Recap for April 6-9, 2020 Learning from Home Recap for April 6-9, 2020: Learning from Home - Recap April 6-9, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, our school campuses are currently closed (until at least April 29th). Students - we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.    Here is a link to a brief recap video for April 6-9, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   Great News! All kids under 18 years of age are now eligible to receive a meal at no cost starting on Monday April 13th. If you are interested in receiving a free meal, contact Mr. Kennedy at 315-956-0371. Remember to put in your ...
Learning from Home Recap for Apri 1-2, 2020 Learning from Home Recap for Apri 1-2, 2020: Learning from Home - Recap April 1 and 2, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, our school campuses are currently closed. Students - we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.    Here is a link to a brief recap video for April 1 and 2, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   f you are interested in touching base with Superintendent Jeremy Belfield via a live video chat on Thursday April 2, 2020 at 5:00 PM, please email Mr. Belfield for the Google Meets link - jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org   Fill Out a Free/Reduced Lunch ...
Learning from Home Recap March 30 and 31, 2020 Learning from Home Recap March 30 and 31, 2020: Learning from Home - Recap March 30 and 31, 2020 Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, our school campuses are currently closed. Students - we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.    Here is a link to a brief recap video for March 30 and 31, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   f you are interested in touching base with Superintendent Jeremy Belfield via a live video chat on Thursday April 2, 2020 at 5:00 PM, please email Mr. Belfield for the Google Meets link - jbelfield@lafayetteschools.org   Fill Out a Free/Reduced Lunch ...
Update on School Closure - March 31, 2020 Update on School Closure - March 31, 2020: March 31, 2020 Dear Parents & Guardians, We received clarification following Governor Cuomo’s announcement on Friday extending our school closure through April 15, 2020.   Through inquiry with the Governor’s Office and the New York State Education Department, the Deputy Secretary for Education to Governor Cuomo, has advised that school districts are expected to provide continuity of learning (i.e., continued instruction) and distribution of meals during the closure through April 15, 2020, including during what was previously designated as our Board of Education approved Spring Break (April 6, 2020 to April 10, 2020) as outlined in the 2019-2020 school calendar. Therefore, our staff will continue to provide and support students with ...
Learning from Home Recap March 26-27, 2020 Learning from Home Recap March 26-27, 2020: Learning from Home - Recap March 26 and 27, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, our school campuses are currently closed. Students - we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.    Here is a link to a brief recap video for March 26 and 27, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   Fill Out a Free/Reduced Lunch Application If your family is in a tough economic situation, consider filling out the application for free/reduced meals - click here Remember to put in your meal order: Meal Service The school district ...
Learning from Home Recap March 24 and 25, 2020 Learning from Home Recap March 24 and 25, 2020: Learning from Home - Recap March 24 and 25, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, our school campuses are currently closed. Students - we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.    Here is a link to a brief recap video for March 24 and 25, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   This week is Virtual School Spirit Week! Send Ms. Osborn ( sosborn@lafayetteschools.org )  your photos each day and we will post them on our school Facebook page:   MAKE SOMETHING MONDAY! YOU CAN MAKE A CRAFT, FOOD OR ANYTHING! BE CREATIVE! ...
Learning from Home Recap March 23 2020 Learning from Home Recap March 23 2020: Learning from Home - Recap March 23, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, our school campuses are currently closed. Students - we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.    Here is a link to a brief recap video for March 23, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   This week is Virtual School Spirit Week! Send Ms. Osborn ( sosborn@lafayetteschools.org )  your photos each day and we will post them on our school Facebook page:   MAKE SOMETHING MONDAY! YOU CAN MAKE A CRAFT, FOOD OR ANYTHING! BE CREATIVE!   ...
Child Care for First Reponders Child Care for First Reponders: Child Care Options for First Responders and Medical Professionals The District is committed to helping our first responders and medical professionals during this unprecedented time.  The childcare providers will determine the number of open childcare slots prioritized for first responders and health care workers. If you are a parent or caregiver who needs child care, please complete this parent need for a child care survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3HSNNYJ . Based on the information you provide about your job, employer, number of children, and financial need, the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) may be able to help you find the child care program you need. It may be a challenge to find child care due to COVID-19 related program closures, ...
Learning from Home Recap for March 19-20, 2020 Learning from Home Recap for March 19-20, 2020: Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, our school campuses are currently closed. Students - we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.    Here is a link to a brief recap video for March 19-20, 2020 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   Remember to put in your meal order: Meal Service The school district will plan on having meals available to students during the period when schools are closed. You can contact our food service department via the following methods: Phone Food Service Director Mr. Rob Kennedy at 315-956-0371 or 315-677-9510 ...



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Jeremy Belfield
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5955 Route 20 West
LaFayette, NY 13084
Phone: 315-677-9728
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