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The Jungle Book Kids....is coming to Lyncourt The Jungle Book Kids....is coming to Lyncourt: “Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids” The Lyncourt Drama Club students have been working extremely hard to present their upcoming performance of the play “The Jungle Book Kids”. We want to provide all students, families, friends, and staff of Lyncourt School the opportunity to attend this event. Tickets are $5.00. Tickets are dispensed on a first come, first served basis in terms of reserved seating. Note that the seating is even-numbered seats on the right-hand side of the auditorium and odd numbered on the left-hand side. Tickets will also be sold at the door on both nights of the show.
Math/Literacy Night Math/Literacy Night: “Scrabble” on over for  Family Game Night! Math/Literacy Night Games can promote learning, too! Wednesday, March 20 th 6 -7:30 pm – Main Gym- PTO Concession Stand will be open.  (50% of the profit will be donated to the Walkathon!!!) Pizza, candy, popcorn, pretzels, drinks and more! Door Prizes....and lots of fun!
Lyncourt School’s 1st Walk-a-thon Lyncourt School’s 1st Walk-a-thon: The Lyncourt School Staff & PTO are holding a walk-a-thon fundraiser! It will be held in the school gymnasium during the school day on March 26th and 27th . The money raised will fund our Positivity Project initiatives in the elementary and middle school. The Positivity Project is a nationwide campaign to promote the mindset that “other people matter.” The Positivity Project supports our character education in identifying our own character strengths and recognizing the strengths of others. To help support Lyncourt School’s outstanding programs and activities that support social and emotional learning and character education, we need to reach our goal of $3000. We can do this if every student raises at least $10. Participation is EASY! Students will walk, ...
Bake For Good Bake For Good: The Lyncourt UFSD has been selected to "Bake For Good" a program presented by King Arther flour, Norwich Vermont. Lyncourt 7th graders will come home with two bags of King Arthur flour, a BFGK recipe booklet, Red Star yeast, a KAF dough scraper, a bread donation bag and twist tie, and newly-learned bread baking skills. With your support, and perhaps a little guidance, we hope they will bake with confidence. (As your new baker will tell you, it takes about 3½ hours!) On April 24, please return one loaf of bread in the bag provided to the school. The bread will be donated to the Samaritan Center   You and your baker keep the other delicious loaf (or cinnamon rolls or pizza or dinner rolls) to enjoy!   To learn more about Bake for Good Kids or to watch ...
Bob Licata Memorial Scholarship Application Bob Licata Memorial Scholarship Application: The Bob Licata Foundation will provide a $500 award to an applicant who best meets the following criteria: * Will graduate from high school in the year the award is presented * Is an alumnus of Lyncourt School * Has a history of displaying personal characteristics in line with the Foundation values of Leadership, Integrity, Community, and Attitude * Has earned the respect of both peers and teachers through personal achievement and service to others The completed application form and letters of recommendation should be sent to your high school counselor. School counselors can then forward all applications to Amy MacCaull at amaccaull@lyncourtschool.org. Applications and letters must be received by May 3, 2019 in order to be considered for the award. 
PARP 2019 “Reading is Magic” March 1st - March 15th PARP 2019 “Reading is Magic” March 1st - March 15th: P arents A s R eading P artners (PARP) is a two week program which encourages children to read at home with their parents or other adults or older siblings.  We are asking our families to set aside at least 15 minutes a day to read together.  Here’s how it works:   Set up a routine at home.  This means reading to your little one, listening to your older child read, or sharing the fun by taking turns reading every other page.  You can even read your own book silently, while your child does the same, sitting together.   Each night after reading please record the number of minutes read.  Return your reading log on March 13 th , and don’t forget to SIGN IT!  A completed reading log will allow your child to be entered into a prize ...
UPK and K Registration to Take Place in February UPK and K Registration to Take Place in February: The Lyncourt UFSD is preparing for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration for the 2019-2020 school year. All students born on or before December 1, 2014, are eligible to register for kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year. Students born on or before December 1, 2015, are eligible to register for pre-kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year. Step 1:    Download and complete registration packet  Registration Packet .   Step 2 : Attend one of the Registration Dates listed below: UPK  and K  Registration Dates:   Please note all registration days will take place at the District Office-no appointment necessary: February 12 th   from 1 p.m. -5 p.m.   Rescheduled to ...
The Blue Crew Emporium The Blue Crew Emporium: The Blue Crew Emporium is officially open for business!  Students in grades 2-8 have the opportunity to purchase school supplies, snacks, and school spirit swag (graciously donated by the Lyncourt PTO) from the student-run store.  All proceeds benefit the Lyncourt Blue Crew and help to offset the cost of field trips. Store Hours: Monday 2:20-2:40 (6th-8th grade) Wednesday 2:20-2:40 (2nd-3rd grade) Thursday 2:20-2:40 (4th-5th grade)
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Winter Ledger Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Winter Ledger: The Winter Lyncourt Ledger is now available.  The Winter 2018 edition has it all. #LyncourtKindness, School Safety, Flu Prevention, Salina Free Library news, High School Choice news and much, much more!  Winter Ledger  
High School Choice High School Choice: Our 8th graders now have the option to attend either Solvay High School (SHS) or East Syracuse Minoa High School (ESM). Eighth graders will participate in transition activities to help them prepare to leave Lyncourt UFSD and enter either Solvay Union Free High School or East Syracuse Minoa High School. These transition activities include a parent information night and a tour of both high schools. Please visit our High School Choice section of the Lyncourt Website for more information.    High School Choice Information    
School Messenger Notifications School Messenger Notifications: To participate and receive School Messenger Notifications on your cell, just text YES or OPTIN to the short code 67587.  Msg. and data rates may apply.  We use this as a platform for parent and guardian notifications, just one extra way for you to stay informed.  You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. For snow delays and closings, we will use local news stations, radio, facebook and twitter, and the School Messenger Notification System.  
Order your yearbook today! Order your yearbook today!: The 2019 yearbook is on sale now for $20.00 (tax included). This is the lowest price of the year so buy your yearbook now! Reserve your copy online today at jostensyearbooks.com or call 1-877-767-5217 to place your.  Order a yearbook and name stamping by October 19 th to receive 4 FREE icons!    Don't delay, order today!   Deadline is October 19 th , 2018 for 4 free icons with the purchase of name stamping.  
2018-2019 Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk 2018-2019 Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk: 2018-2019 Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk:    To apply for free and reduced-price meals for your children complete only one form for your household, sign your name, and return it to school.  Call 315-455-7571 ext. 4 , if you need help.  Remember this application must be done each year.  Breakfast will be free to all students every morning-no application necessary.  Breakfast Menu found here:  Breakfast Menu 2018 Lunch menu found here:   September Lunch Menu Parent Letter for Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk:  Parent Letter for School Meal Program Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals/Milk:   Application 2018-2019 Fill out every year
Lyncourt School Activity Calendar Lyncourt School Activity Calendar: We hope you are all enjoying a quiet and restful summer full of rejuvenation with your families and friends.  On behalf of all the staff at Lyncourt School, we are happy to welcome you to the 2018-2019 school year.  For planning purposes here is the 2018-2019 school calendar. Supply lists can be found on our website.
Free Breakfast for all Lyncourt Students Free Breakfast for all Lyncourt Students: For many years we have been privileged to participate in the School Breakfast Program, this year we are pleased to announce that all Lyncourt students regardless of income will be provided breakfast without charge. Students who eat breakfast are less distracted and ready to learn. This program will give our students the opportunity to start each day well nourished.
2017-2018 Activity Calendar/School Information/Policies 2017-2018 Activity Calendar/School Information/Policies: Start your planning!  Here is a copy of the 2017-2018 Activity Calendar, along with important school information and policies. Class placements and supply lists will be mailed on Friday, August 18th, but you can find supply lists on our website too .
Impressionist Fall Tree Impressionist Fall Tree: The first graders embarked on a series of exercises that included texture rubbings, tempera painting of a foreground and background, and a discussion on the French Impressionists.   They looked at George Seurat and pointillism.  Pointillism is a style of painting in which small dots of color create the impression of a wide selection of other colors and blending.   All these experiences were combined into final pieces of artwork.       
Results of District's Testing For Lead in Drinking Water Results of District's Testing For Lead in Drinking Water: In the spring of 2016, the District tested its drinking water for lead, including drinking fountains and classroom sinks in the entire building.  Although we were not mandated by New York State at that time to test our water, the District wanted to be proactive to ensure the safety of all students and staff. We have posted the results of the testing: Lyncourt Union Free School District Lead Water Sampling Results 3.11.2016 Lyncourt Union Free School District Lead Water Sampling Results 9.16.2016 Water Testing Parent Letter
Mrs. Erikson shares her Space Camp Adventure Mrs. Erikson shares her Space Camp Adventure: Five teachers from Syracuse New York were chosen to attend Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama to learn new ways to incorporate space and S.T.E.M. activities into their classrooms.  Clink link to see Mrs. Erikson and all the cool activities she did at Space Camp!  
Let's Paint a Rainbow Let's Paint a Rainbow: The Kindergarten class had an exercise in color recognition today.  Students were told to select a marker in the proper sequence by color.  We tried to make concentric half-circles or semi-circles.  Students followed the teacher-led example on the Promethean board.  We colored in the spaces made by our semi-circles.  When done we embellished our drawings with a creative setting that might include a pot of gold.  Submitted by Mr. Retz, Art Teacher.



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