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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 ...
Learning from Home Recap for March 18, 2020 Learning from Home Recap for March 18, 2020: Learning from Home Day #2 - March 18, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you for a great second day of learning from home! Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, while we are closed we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.   I think that we are overwhelming Google with videos lately. The video links below are still processing. Be sure to check throughout the day to see if the video links are ready.   Here is a link to a brief recap video of day #2 - click here (still processing as of 7:00 AM)   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   Here is a read alouds that you can enjoy ...
Learning From Home Recap for March 17, 2020 Learning From Home Recap for March 17, 2020: Update on Virtual Learning Day #1 - March 17, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community -    Thank you for a great first day of learning from home! Thank you to our students, staff, and parents for working together! As a reminder, we are closed until at least April 13, 2020 and we are sending home materials or asking students to participate in distance learning.   Here is a link to a brief recap video of day #1 - click here   Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation - click here   Here are some read alouds that you can enjoy from home:   The Koala Who Could read aloud by Mr. Belfield   The Grouchy Ladybug read aloud by Ms. Blossey (Google is being grouchy ...
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Virtual/Distance Learning for Students Virtual/Distance Learning for Students: Dear Students and Families: While schools are closed from March 17-April 13, 2020 due to the current state of emergency in Onondaga County, please be sure to participate in Virtual/Distance Learning opportunities. You can watch the following message from Mr. Belfield regarding important information on these learning opportunties and meal services available to students. Click here to watch the video. Here is a link to the Google Slides presentation: click here . Here is the information regarding meal services:   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 ...
COVID 19 Update March 16, 2020 COVID 19 Update March 16, 2020: COVID 19 Update Monday March 16, 2020   Good Morning-    This is Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent of Schools for LaFayette Central School District.   Today is Monday March 16, 2020. This morning at 10:00 AM, Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon announced that all schools in Onondaga County will be closed effective 4:00 PM today through at least April 13, 2020.   Our schools will be dismissing today during our scheduled early dismissal on Mondays (ie 1:45 Grimshaw/ONS and 2:00 Jr/Sr High School and Big Picture).   During the time that school is closed, students should not report to school. There will be no extra curricular or athletic programs during the school closure.    Continued Learning Opportunities ...
Coronavirus Update March 15, 2020 Coronavirus Update March 15, 2020: March 15, 2020 Dear Parents & Guardians, The LaFayette Central School District continues to monitor and respond to the rapidly evolving developments in the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  We are working under the guidance and direction of the New York State Department of Health, the Onondaga County Health Department, the New York State Education Department, and the Onondaga County Executive’s orders to ensure the health and safety of all of our children, staff, parents and visitors to the LaFayette Central School District. As per the order of the County Executive, students will be out of school beginning Monday, March 23, 2020. Our schools will officially close on Friday, March 20 at 4:00 p.m. following student dismissal.  Students are currently ...
3/14/2020 State of Emergency Onondaga County 3/14/2020 State of Emergency Onondaga County: March 14, 2020   Dear LaFayette School Community:   The Onondaga County Superintendents met with County Executive Ryan McMahon earlier today to discuss COVID-19 and the potential impact on schools.   By now, you are likely all aware of the County Executive’s announcement of a State of Emergency in Onondaga County.   As per the order of the County Executive, students will be out of school beginning Monday March 23, 2020.  Students are scheduled to return on Tuesday, April 14th.   The district plans to share more information tomorrow regarding this announcement.  As we prepare for continuity of instruction for all of our students we anticipate using next week to solidify plans to meet the needs of our students.  ...
LaFayette Community Council Cancellation LaFayette Community Council Cancellation: LaFayette CSD received the following notification from LaFayette Community Council and was asked to assist in notifying families: All LaFayette Community Council Programs, including girls volleyball, second, third and fourth grades basketball, and registrations for baseball and lacrosse, are cancelled until further notice.   Thank you.
Event Cancellation - March 13, 2020 - Senior Basketball Game Cancelled Event Cancellation - March 13, 2020 - Senior Basketball Game Cancelled: Event Cancelled - Senior Basketball Game Cancelled March 13, 2020   In light of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that New York state is banning all gatherings of more than 500 people, the LaFayette Central School District has decided to postpone the senior basketball game scheduled for Friday March 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM at LaFayette High School. Once we have determined a date to reschedule the game, we will communicate this information with all of our stakeholders.   The ban on large gatherings instituted by Governor Cuomo does not apply to regular school instruction.   At this time, there are no suspected or confirmed cases of coronavirus in the school district or Onondaga County. If there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the district, ...
Mid-Year School Climate Survey March 9, 2020 Mid-Year School Climate Survey March 9, 2020: Dear LaFayette Families,   We need your input!    Why? Your Voice Counts!   Background: Last year a survey was sent to LaFayette families asking you to rate the district and your child(ren)'s school(s) on a variety of topics.  The results were used in creating goals in the District Comprehensive Improvement Plan and School Comprehensive Education Plans. Progress towards the goals set is monitored through academic achievement data, attendance data, and survey data.     As part of the mid-year review of data, feedback from parents is being requested.  Please take one minute to answer the following questions - https://forms.gle/hrHVYPYk6otZe9DG8 You can also download the school climate survey and ...
The LaFayette Players Present: Annie The LaFayette Players Present: Annie: The LaFayette Players production of "Annie" debuts tomorrow! There will be two showings: March 6 at 7 p.m. March 7 at 7 p.m. The production will be held at the junior/senior high school. Admission will be $5 for students/seniors, $7 for adults, and $30 for (immediate) families. We hope to see you there!
Important Information on Novel Coronavirus 19 (2019-nCoV) Important Information on Novel Coronavirus 19 (2019-nCoV): To:       LaFayette CSD School Community From:  Jeremy Belfield, Superintendent of Schools Re:      Important Information on Novel Coronavirus 19 (2019-nCoV) Date:   March 3, 2020 Dear LaFayette CSD School Community: As you may know, New York State recently confirmed its first two cases of the novel coronavirus 19 (2019-nCoV). While there are no reported cases in the Central NY area at this time, I know that many of you are concerned about the potential spread of this disease and how this could impact schools in our district. The LaFayette Central School District will continue to follow the recommendations outlined by the Centers for Disease Control, Onondaga County Health Department, and the New York State ...
LaFayette CSD Voters to elect three board of education members in May LaFayette CSD Voters to elect three board of education members in May: On May 19th, LaFayette Central School District voters will choose three 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 20 with the District Clerk, LaFayette Central School District Office, 5955 US Route 20, LaFayette, NY 13084. Contact District Clerk Paula Hibbert at 315-677-9728 or by email phibbert@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 school district and is responsible for carrying out the laws ...
March 2020 Green Sheet March 2020 Green Sheet: Here is a link to the February 2020 Green Sheet: click here
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Jeremy Belfield
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LaFayette, NY 13084
Phone: 315-677-9728
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