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CSI Fifth-graders Receive Accolades
Central Square Intermediate
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Fifth-graders of Central Square Intermediate School (CSI) received accolades at a Fifth-grade Awards Ceremony. Presidential Awards for Academic Excellence were distributed to students by teacher recommendation. Each award recipient maintained an overall average of 90 or better, and demonstrated a dedication and enthusiasm for learning as well as excellent overall classroom performance and... more info


Central Square Middle School Hosts First-ever Awards Ceremony
Central Square Middle School, District Office
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Middle School eighth-grader Brian Butler receives the Attorney General’s Triple “C” Award.
Central Square students were recognized for academic achievement during the very first annual Central Square Middle School Awards Night. The events of the evening served to celebrate the hard work and dedication of the Central Square learners. “Many of these students have demonstrated academic accomplishments as well as other success in the areas of attendance, character and... more info


PVM Students Qualify for CTE Endorsement and NYS Business Teachers Association Honor Society
Paul V Moore High School
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Christopher Thomas, Christian Kraus, Samantha Stetson and Halle Horning earn CTE Endorsement.
Paul V. Moore High School business students qualified for Career and Technical Education (CTE) Endorsements on their diploma and also for the New York State Business Teachers Association Honor Society. New York Career and Technical Education is committed to providing high-quality CTE opportunities for all students. In New York State, there are six content areas that include business and... more info


Julianna Burnup, center, performs “Hip Hop Tooty Ta” alongside classmates during the A. A. Cole Elementary School UPK graduation.
A.A. Cole Elementary
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A.A. Cole Elementary School UPK students perform during their recent gradation celebration.
A.A. Cole Elementary School recently held a luau-themed graduation for its 20 Universal Pre-Kindergarten students. Principal Michael Smolnik welcomed guests, and thanked them for their commitment to transporting the students to the UPK program and “entrusting us with your most valuable commodity.” The students paraded into the cafeteria and marched on stage before they broke out... more info


CSMS 7th Grade Fun Day Held at Camp Hollis
Central Square Middle School
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Jessalynn Tennant practices casting techniques during the recent Central Square Middle School 7th Gr
All 300 Central Square Middle School seventh-graders recently celebrated the end of the 2015-2016 school year during a fun day at Camp Hollis in Oswego. There, the middle-schoolers participated in several activity stations where they utilized 21st century skills of teamwork, collaboration and leadership to complete various tasks which targeted their interest areas of art, music, design and... more info


Fifth Grade Extravaganza Brings Next Central Square Middle School Class Together
A.A. Cole Elementary, Brewerton Elementary, Central Square Intermediate, Hastings-Mallory Elementary, Millard Hawk Primary, District Office
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Fifth-graders from across the Central Square School District came together for the first time for what is known as the “5th Grade Extravaganza!” held at the Paul V. Moore High School stadium. The day is filled with stations that groups of students rotate through, including a dunking station, tug-o-war, field games, a bounce house and more. Snow cones were provided as refreshments... more info


Author and Illustrator Matt McElligott Visits Central Square Students
Hastings-Mallory Elementary
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O’Hern learns a little something about math, money and story writing from Author Matt McElligott.
Students of Hastings-Mallory Elementary School were recently visited by author and illustrator Matt McElligott. McElligott read his book “The Lion’s Share” to the second- and third-grade students, a book about math, desserts, animals and competition. In the story, jungle animals are invited to dine with the King Lion. As the cake is passed around for dessert, each animal... more info


HME Students, Staff Members Learn Fitness and Fun
Hastings-Mallory Elementary
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HME student Owen Delahunt, right, assists Brian Richards, left, during the recent bFit show assembly
Students at Hastings-Mallory Elementary (HME) School are ready to bFit. The namesake show, hosted by Brian Richards, came to HME to teach students about caring for their bodies with exercise and healthy foods. Richards’ message was delivered by a humor-infused performance, which involved student assistance in magic acts. Pre-kindergartners through sixth-graders learned to consume... more info


Central Square Students Honor Veterans on Flag Day
Millard Hawk Primary
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Millard Hawk Primary School students celebrated Flag Day with pride, participating in a flag folding ceremony thanks to a few local veterans. All of the students wore red, white and blue shirts, streamers and hats. Some students wore Boy and Girl Scout uniforms and were able to come up on stage for the Pledge of Allegiance and the folding of the flag. Commander Sean Stevenson spoke about the... more info


Character Education Carnival Celebrates A.A. Cole Students
A.A. Cole Elementary
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A.A. Cole Elementary School teachers smile after they finished duct taping Principal Michael Smolnik
A.A. Cole Elementary School students were recently treated to a carnival night for having exhibited positive character traits throughout the 2015-2016 school year. The event featured fun and games in the courtyard, kid-friendly karaoke, a photo booth, balloon animals, glittery tattoos and drawings for themed baskets to take home. Students and their family members served hot dogs and lemonade or... more info


HME walk-a-thon raises money for Golisano Children’s Hospital
Hastings-Mallory Elementary
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Students in Heather Jackson’s first-grade class.
Hastings-Mallory Elementary School students continue to make a difference in the lives of local sick and injured children through their participation in the school’s walk-a-thon fundraiser. Proceeds of the annual parent teacher organization-sponsored event will be donated to Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse, in honor of Deegan Funke, a former student who died in 2010 after a... more info


Millard Hawk Primary 2nd Graders Moving Up to CSI
Millard Hawk Primary
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Millard Hawk Primary School Principal Lorraine Malecki assists second graders during a tug-of-war ev
Second-graders recently celebrated the end of their time at Millard Hawk Primary School with an afternoon of fun and games. The annual Second Grade Fun Day brought all five classrooms together during the last weeks of school to challenge one another in tug-of-war, three-legged races, water relays and other activities. Their teachers and Principal Lorraine Malecki wished them happiness and... more info


A.A. Cole's Character Education Carnival
A.A. Cole Elementary
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Central Square Offered Grant for First Aid Training
Central Square Middle School, District Office
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Concetta Galvan, Lisa McAllister, Michelle Lonegran and Jim Drancsak.
Central Square School District was recently provided with a grant that will help obtain materials for First Aid and CPR training of seventh-grade students.   The grant, offered through the New York State Retired Teachers Association of Oswego County, will be used towards the purchase of training materials for the First Aid and CPR Unit that all Central Square seventh-graders students... more info


Millard Hawk Celebrates Flag Day
Millard Hawk Primary
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Millard Hawk Primary students celebrated flag day with pride! The students were able to participate in a flag folding ceremony thanks to the assistance of a few local veterans. At the end of the ceremony, the young students expressed their thanks, shaking each of the veterans' hands.   


Paul V. Moore Students presented with Presidential Volunteer Service Awards
Paul V Moore High School
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Paul V. Moore High School is proud to announce eight bronze-level, six silver-level and 22 gold-level recipients of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Volunteer Service Award. Combined, these students have volunteered 9,409.74 hours in the greater community of Central Square Central. These hours multiplied by the NY State minimum hourly wage of $9 per hour is a savings of $84,687.75 dollars to the... more info


Central Square Students Launch Weather Balloon Near Space
A.A. Cole Elementary
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Fifth-grade A.A. Cole Elementary students launched a weather balloon near space to an altitude of over 50,000 feet, nearly ten miles. The weather was bright and sunny, a perfect day for lift-off. Students of Rick Jacobs’ fifth-grade class educated the rest of the school on the layers of the earth’s atmosphere, such as the ozone layer, the exosphere, the thermosphere, and... more info


Magician Captivates HME Students with Ecology Lesson
Hastings-Mallory Elementary
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Students of Hastings-Mallory Elementary School learned the importance of protecting the earth’s environment during a presentation by “Dumpster Doug,” a magician and illusionist who advocates for recycling, resource conservation and more. Dumpster Doug captivated the audience with magic tricks and captivating illusions, all while helping the students discover the important role... more info


Redhawks Honored at Senior Athletic Awards Ceremony
Paul V Moore High School, District Office
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Honor Roll Athletes.
Central Square Redhawks were honored at a Senior Athletic Awards Banquet held at Paul V. Moore High School on June 2. Section III Scholar Athlete Awards were given to Brianna Grimes and Stan Kubis for showing outstanding qualities of scholarship and athletic excellence. Grimes will graduate valedictorian of the class and Kubis will rank fourth. Both students acted as team captains this year. ... more info


Central Square Students Receive Awards at BBBS Annual Volunteer Dinner
A.A. Cole Elementary, Central Square Intermediate, Paul V Moore High School
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Rebecca Murphy receives a hug from her Little, Neveah Carroll.Murphy earned Big Sister of the Year.
Each year, volunteer mentors who participate in the PEACE, Inc. Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program are honored at a volunteer dinner; this year, two Central Square students received prestigious scholarship awards. Erika LaMay, a Paul V. Moore High School student who  mentored at A.A. Cole Elementary School, was the recipient of the Michael P. Yeomans Scholarship Award. According to... more info


Brewerton Students Pie their Principal for Good Cause
Brewerton Elementary
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Students line up for the opportunity to try their aim at “pie-ing” their principal in the face!
Brewerton Elementary students had the opportunity to showcase some of their academic and artistic efforts from this year during their Open House Carnival, and also the chance to pie their principal. Principal Erin Phillips put on a pair of goggles and a poncho in preparation for “Pie the Principal.” Students, friends and families paid a dollar for the chance to try their aim. This... more info


Holocaust Survivor Speaks Message of Hope, Strength and Love to Central Square Students
Central Square Middle School
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Marion Blumenthal Lazan, a Holocaust survivor, recently provided a message of hope, strength and love to the students of Central Square Middle School; a message that she has shared with the school for more than 10 consecutive years.   During Hitler’s rise to power, Lazan endured numerous horrors as a young child, living six and a half years in refugee, transit and prison camps... more info


Students Showcase Musical Talent for Peers
Hastings-Mallory Elementary
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Trumpeters perform spring tunes during the Hastings-Mallory Elementary School spring concert.
The Hastings-Mallory Elementary School Fourth and Fifth Grade Chorus and Band recently gave a rousing performance to their peers, as a preview of the annual spring show for parents and community members. Under the direction of Ronald Hurne, the elementary chorus opened with a strong performance of “Tongo,” a Filipino song about calling for one another. The younger students in the... more info


Robots, Tornadoes and Volcanoes at A.A. Cole Elementary
A.A. Cole Elementary
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CS student Christian Morrow showcases his Lego robot science project at the A.A. Cole Open House.
Impressive academic learning was showcased at A.A. Cole Elementary School’s Project Showcase/Open House, which was complete with science projects ranging from robots to tornadoes to volcanoes. A.A. Cole student Christian Morrow did his project on HTML coding. He displayed the pages and pages of code that make up the Central Square School District’s website to demonstrate how much... more info


Hastings-Mallory Elementary Hosts Successful Open House
Hastings-Mallory Elementary
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CS student Mackenzi Herzog showcases a school project at the Hastings-Mallory Elementary Open House.
Hastings-Mallory Elementary (HME) School hosted a successful open house on May 18, complete with student artwork and academic projects. Principal Lawrence Wink greeted parents and students with a warm welcome as they entered the school. The hallways were filled with student artwork, and students had the opportunity to show their parents the projects there were working on in class. The fourth... more info


Central Square High-schoolers Perform Musical Concert for Third-graders
A.A. Cole Elementary, Brewerton Elementary, Hastings-Mallory Elementary, Paul V Moore High School
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The Paul V. Moore High School wind ensemble, percussion ensemble and brass ensemble performed for all the third-graders across the Central Square School District in what is known as the “Third Grade Demonstration Concert” recently. The purpose of the concert is to showcase the many instruments that are available, giving the third-graders the opportunity to hear each instrument... more info


Redhawks Run the Race to Find a Cure for Cancer
News of Districtwide Interest
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The Central Square Redhawk Community ran the race to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society at their second annual Redhawk Relay, held at Paul V. Moore High School stadium May 20. The Central Square School District’s iconic redhawk mascot greeted every visitor at the ticket booth with hugs and high-fives, raising morale and community spirit. Attendees walked the... more info


Brewerton Elementary Raises Money for the American Heart Association
Brewerton Elementary
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Students, parents, teachers and members of the Brewerton Elementary community rallied together to raise money for the American Heart Association. Brewerton Elementary participated in the American Heart Association’s annual Jump Rope for Heart under the leadership of Teaching Assistant Gail Jones. The event helps raise money for continued research, treatment and prevention and making sure... more info


Paul V. Moore Students Recognized as Respectful
Paul V Moore High School
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Paul V. Moore students were recognized for displaying respectful character.
Several students at Paul V. Moore High School were recently recognized for displaying the character trait of respect. The students that were selected displayed the ability to show consideration for other people and modeled courteous and kind treatment of others. “Respect helps to keep our building a great place to be,” said one teacher, Melissa Staats. “Congratulations to... more info


Central Square National Honor Society Students Complete Service Project
Millard Hawk Primary, Paul V Moore High School
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National Honor Society students of Paul V. Moore High School recently took it upon themselves to work on the landscaping of the Millard Hawk Primary School courtyard as a community service project.   18 students weeded, divided plants, put new plants in, trimmed and raked on their half-day off to get the courtyard looking nice for summer, under the supervision and leadership of NHS... more info


Central Square Intermediate Students Showcase Arts and Academics
Central Square Intermediate
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Fourth-grader Angilee Haber studies electromagnetic behavior for her science project.
Central Square School District pride was shown at an Arts and Academics Showcase held at Central Square Intermediate School May 12. The evening was complete with an egg drop, science projects, instrumental entertainment and students roleplaying famous historical characters. Parents, administrators and board members were in attendance to see the students showcase their academic achievements and... more info


Millard Hawk Primary School Students Demonstrate Helpfulness
Millard Hawk Primary
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Central Square students are recognized for demonstrating character in helpfulness.
Millard Hawk Primary School students were recently recognized at a character education celebration for demonstrating the character trait of helpfulness during the month of April. At Millard Hawk, students are selected as ambassadors to help demonstrate the character trait of the month to their class and to the younger students of the school. April’s “helpfulness” ambassadors... more info


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DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS
Central Square Middle School
June 22nd, 2016 A Day   21st - 23rd - EARLY DISMISSAL TOMORROW - Last Day Of School       ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: *If you are NOT getting breakfast or getting dropped off by a parent, you MUST stay on the bus.  If you are found in the cafeteria and not having breakfast, there will be consequences.     *Students should... more info