Student Artwork Selected for Everson Display:
The LaFayette Central School district would like to extend its congratulations to high school students Kayla Tillinghast ("Northern Lights," Mixed Media) and Olivia Coppola ("Sunflower," Printmaking), both of whom recently had art pieces chosen for display at the Everson Museum of Art in a special Scholastic Art display! A total of 30 Scholastic Art pieces were chosen from all Silver Key and Honorable Mention award winners in the region. The Everson Exhibit will run from March 9 - April 7.
Kayla's and Olivia’s artwork being chosen for this special exhibit is a tremendous honor. Photos of their winning entries can be seen below (click to enlarge image).
Congrats again to you both!
Kayla Tillinghast, "Northern Lights" (Category: ...
LaFayette CSD to Host 'Hidden Mischief' Presentation March 19:
The LaFayette Central School District will host a presentation by the Prevention Network on March 19 from 5-6 p.m. in the junior/senior high school auditorium. Titled “Hidden Mischief,” this presentation aims to help adults identify some of the language and behavior that is often associated with drug use among the young people with whom we have contact.
Please see the flyer below for more information about the event.
Snow Day - Thursday February 29, 2024:
February 29, 2024 Snow Day
Due to impending weather conditions, all schools in the LaFayette Central School District will be closed on Thursday February 29, 2024.
Thank you and have a safe day.
Superintendent of Schools
LaFayette Central School District
Devasting News - No After School or Evening Activities Mon 2/26/24:
Devastating News - No After School Activities/Grief Counseling Available 3:15-6:30 PM HS Cafeteria
February 26, 2024
Dear Families and Staff Members:
It is with profound sadness that I share with you that Spencer Dix, a member of the class of 2025, died unexpectedly this morning.
Spencer was a dedicated student, a talented student athlete, and an all around great young man. This loss is sure to raise many emotions, concerns, and questions for our entire school, especially for our students. I want you to know that our school counselors, school psychologists, and social workers are here to help in any way we can.
In an effort to support our students, the high school counseling office is available today ...
Fish Fry to Benefit After Prom Party (Feb. 15):
Doug's Fish Fry To Go will be at the LaFayette Dollar General this Thursday, Feb. 15 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. The event will benefit the LaFayette After Prom Party!
Orders can be placed in advance up until 4 p.m. To place an order, please call (607) 753-9184 ext. 2. Please see menu information below.
2024 - 2025 LaFayette Pre-Kindergarten Registration:
Pre-K Registration open February 1, 2024 and closes May 31, 2024. Pre-Kindergarten selection will be conducted by a lottery the first week of July 2024. To attend pre-k your child must be four years old or four years old by December 1st of the school year.
Pre-Kindergarten selection will be conducted by a lottery, required by Section 3602-e of Education Law.
Registration needs to be completed by May 31, 2024 to be included in the lottery.
Pre-Kindergarden students, currently enrolled with the school district, do not need to register for Kindergarten. Visit wwwllafayetteshools.org for more information.
If you have questons during the registration process, please call 315-677-9728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2024 Scholastic Art Awards Winners Announced:
The LaFayette Central School District’s Art Department is thrilled to announce the 2024 Scholastic Art award winning recipients! The competition saw more than 4,000 individual entries submitted for the Central New York Region, and 21 LaFayette students received awards, totaling 31 winning pieces. Their artworks will be displayed at Onondaga Community College from Feb. 5 - March 2. A virtual awards ceremony will be held this year. Mrs. Robinson and Mrs. Capella would like to congratulate all participants for their incredible submissions!
Gold Key Winners:
Sarah Ganoe - Grade 8 - Digital Art - “Purple Sky”
Kennedy Harmatuk - Grade 8 - Mixed Media - “Dragonfly”
Garrett Keefe - Grade 9 - Printmaking - “Skeleton”
Bryant Moses - ...
Fish Fry to Benefit After Prom Party:
Doug's Fish Fry To Go will be at the LaFayette Dollar General this Thursday, Jan. 25 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. The event will benefit the LaFayette After Prom Party!
Orders can be placed in advance up until 4 p.m. To place an order, please call (607) 753-9184 ext. 2.
STEAM High School Announced:
The City of Syracuse, the Syracuse City School District, and Onondaga County have partnered to create Central New York’s first-ever high school dedicated to providing science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) based curriculum. The STEAM High School will be housed in Syracuse, and will be open to students from the Syracuse City School District, as well as Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES component districts. Renovations are underway at the Syracuse Central High School, with the STEAM school on track to open its doors in the Fall of 2025.
For more information on the STEAM High School, please visit the SCSD website (and/or consult the graphic below) to learn about the school, the building, and the planned curriculum.
LCSD to Host Financial Aid Night on Jan. 10:
The LaFayette Central School District is collaborating with the Liberty Partnership Program and the Onondaga Community College to host a "Financial Aid Night" workshop for parents and students. There will be two sessions, both held on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024 at the junior/senior high school cafeteria. The first will be from 3:30 - 5 p.m., and the second from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
This brief presentation will focus on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (known more colloqually as "FAFSA") process, and offer one-on-one assistance to work through the application with a financial advisor.
Please see the flyer for more information, and don't forget to bring the required information (parent/student social security numbers, valid driver's ...
Toys for Tots Drive to Run Through Dec. 14:
In case you missed it: The National Junior Honor Society is participating in the Toys for Tots drive with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, and each school building throughout the LaFayette Central School District is accepting donations. Boxes are posted at the entrances of each school building, ready to accept new, unwrapped toys from those looking to donate!
The drive ends Thursday, Dec. 14. Thank you to all who participate!
Eighth Grade to host Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Dec. 8:
On Friday, Dec. 8, members of the eighth grade class will be hosting a "Harlem Renaissance Exhibit Museum" in the junior/senior high school's small gym from 9-10 a.m.
They've been working hard to what they've learned about the Harlem Renaissance out into the world, and we hope you'll stop by to see it! Please consult the video below for an idea of what they've been learning about!
Visitors should enter off the north parking lot, door #7, near the small gym. Please remember to bring a government-issued photo ID, which be required for security check-in.
Parent Night Workshop to be held on Jan. 10:
The LaFayette Central School District will be hosting a Parent Night Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024 from 5-6 p.m. in the junior/senior high school auditorium.
The topic of the workshop will be, "Supporting Resilient Teens: Identifying and Supporting Teens Struggling with Depression, Suicidal Ideation, and Self Harm." The presentation will be conducted by Dr. Nayla Khoury, a child psychiatrist and assistant professor of psychiatry at the Norton College of College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate.
Please see the attached image for more information.
No After School or Evening Activities Tue 11/28/23:
Tuesday November 28, 2023 - No After School or Evening Activities
Good Afternoon -
All after school and evening activities are canceled for Tuesday November 28, 2023
Thank you and have a safe day!
Superintendent of Schools
LaFayette Central School District
Parent's Day Out to be held on Dec. 9:
The LaFayette Central School District will be hosting a “Parent’s Day Out” on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the junior/senior high school cafeteria. Proceeds will benefit the LaFayette Junior/Senior High School Student Council.
Parent’s Day Out will feature a fun afternoon of games and activities for kids ages 4-11, supervised by student council students and advisors, and will provide parents with some much needed time to do whatever tasks have been on their list; particularly during the hectic holiday season. Shop, decorate, hang lights, or whatever you need to take care of! Snacks and a sandwich lunch will be provided. If your child has any allergies, please make sure you provide snacks that they can have.
Prices for the event ...
Wegmans to Hold COVID Shot Clinic Nov. 16:
Community notice: Wegmans Pharmacy will be hosting a Community COVID Shot Clinic on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 3 - 6:30 p.m. in the Grimshaw Elementary School cafeteria. To make an appointment, please visit this link.
Wegmans will only have the Moderna (Spikevax) COVID vaccine available for community members ages 12 and over. If you do not have insurance, you will likely need to obtain a COVID booster through the Department of Health. It should be two months since your last COVID booster.
Be sure to consult with your physician regarding any questions or medical concerns that you may have.
Thank you to Wegmans Pharmacy for providing this vaccine clinic for our community!
Parent Night Workshop to be held on Nov. 14:
Attention parents: On Tuesday, November 14, a Parent Night Workshop (and parent-only) will be held at the junior/senior high school. It will feature a discussion about the ways in which popular social media apps can be used to negatively impact students.
For more information, please see the attached flyer.