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Update on Procedure for Emergency Closure Update on Procedure for Emergency Closure: Update on Procedure for Emergency Closure: Winter weather is on its way and now is a good time to become familiar with Lyncourt School District’s plans for emergency school closure days. The district’s 2020-21 academic calendar allows for five (5) emergency closure days, which are used when the district must close due to conditions beyond its control, such as inclement weather or an unplanned loss of utilities. One of the five (5) planned days will be held held in reserve for June 18, 2021, in the event that the Juneteenth holiday will be recognized by New York state on Friday rather than being celebrated on Saturday, June 19, 2021. One of the five (5) planned days will be held in reserve till the end of the school year in case of an unexpected emergency school closure ...
Testing Update Testing Update: Testing update: Phone call from Mr. Austin at 1:25 12/14/2020 Good afternoon Lyncourt Community: Testing this morning went very well. 53 tests were completed on a combination of staff and students that had voluntarily signed up. There were no positive cases. This will allow us to continue our current in person/hybrid instruction model. Thank you for your support! As always please feel free to call Mrs. Davis or myself with any questions.    
Capital Project Capital Project: The Lyncourt Union Free School District is proposing a facilities improvement project that will: Strengthen our educational environment  Enhance our student security & building safety Promote health in the community Modernize our infrastructure and facilities Preserve our community's legacy Please vote Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 9:00am-8:00pm @ Front Entrance of school. Capital Project Public Hearing via Remote Access Tuesday, December 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm.  Please email for meeting login information. We will also record the hearing and post on this page. 
Important Information Important Information: As you may have heard, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that parts of Onondaga County have been placed under new restrictions (yellow zone) due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the area. The Lyncourt School District is included in this yellow zone.  As part of the yellow zone designation, the Lyncourt School District must start randomly testing 20 percent of all people (students and staff) if the building conducts school in-person. This testing will take place weekly until further notice. Schools will remain open as long as a district reaches the 20 percent testing goal each week. If not, the district will continue with remote learning. The district is working with Onondaga County to finalize details regarding how testing will be conducted throughout the ...
Virtual Learning Schedule Virtual Learning Schedule: Friday, October 30th will be a Virtual Learning Day for all Lyncourt Students. The building will be CLOSED to all students. We will not be coordinating distribution of Chromebooks at this time, as it could be a one day virtual learning day .Please click on the link below for a detailed schedule for both elementary students and middle school students. Here are the schedules: Elementary Schedule Middle School Schedule Do you need help at home with Technology? We are here to support you! We can help with a variety of tech issues.   Click here for tech help
Important Information Important Information: Dear Lyncourt School Parent or Guardian: An employee in our district has tested positive for  COVID-19. Knowing that our work with Onondaga Health Department will begin tonight and continue into early tomorrow morning, we made the decision to move to remote learning for the entire Lyncourt School District for tomorrow , October 30th to allow adequate time for contact tracers to complete their work. Again, tomorrow October 30th, no STUDENTS will report to the building. Due to legal considerations, we cannot provide any additional information to you about the identity of the staff member who tested positive.  We ask that you continue to encourage your children to practice good hand-washing hygiene, wear facemasks in the proper manner, and practice social distancing.   ...
NYSED Parent Dashboard NYSED Parent Dashboard: The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has developed a Parent Dashboard to increase transparency and make information about school performance and other school-level data easier for parents and the public to access. The Parent Dashboard is part of  New York’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan , which emphasizes equity in education for all students and expands measures of school accountability and student success.  This new dashboard will provide parents with information about their child’s school. The Parent Dashboard is now available in addition to the New York State School Report Card on NYSED’s public data site . The Parent Dashboard offers information on all public schools including charter schools. In 2019, NYSED gathered feedback ...
Welcome to Curriculum Night 2020-2021 Welcome to Curriculum Night 2020-2021: Welcome to the Lyncourt UFSD 2020-2021 Virtual Curriculum Night. We look forward to "seeing" you at our first ever Virtual Curriculum Night. While we will not be able to open our doors for the traditional Curriculum Night event, please use this opportunity to meet your teacher and hear a little about what to expect in the classroom this year. Teachers will have Office Hours from 6:00 to 7:30.  They will share their Google Meet link via Google Classroom, DoJo, Remind, or email.  It would be helpful to preview the video (link below) before you visit office hours.   Lyncourt UFSD Curriculum Night - Video Link (Please preview before visiting office hours)
Tech Support for Families Tech Support for Families: Do you need help at home with Technology? We are here to support you! We can help with a variety of tech issues.  Listed below is a variety of support items for your use. If a parent/student is having a tech issue and needs support, please click on the link below. Fill out the form and one of our technology support people will contact you.  You can also find information on accessing Google Classroom from home and The Parents' Guide to Google Classroom Parent/Student Helpdesk Request Ticket The Parents’ Guide To Google Classroom Accessing Google Classroom from Home     COVID-19 Updates & Resources Can be found here  
Lyncourt Union Free School District 2020-2021 Reopening Plan Lyncourt Union Free School District 2020-2021 Reopening Plan: "Recovering, Rebuilding, Renewing" On behalf of the Lyncourt Board of Education, District Reopening Committee, and entire Lyncourt School Community, I would like to thank you for your patience and support as we have worked to develop our Lyncourt UFSD Reopening Plan. We have worked to develop a plan focused on student learning and in adherence to the guidance from the New York State Health Department, New York State Department of Education, and the Executive office of the Governor.  We would respectfully request parents and guardians who have decided their child  will not participate in any in-person instruction  outlined in this plan and/or if their child has certain medical conditions that are considered  
LYNCOURT Online Resources for Parents and Students LYNCOURT Online Resources for Parents and Students: Please visit this site for helpful online sources.  Planning for Home Instruction, K-5 Home Instruction Resources, 6-8 Home Instruction Resources Using Google Classroom Guide News from Mrs. Greenway and Ms. Ambrose: Below is a link with the latest information on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 in many different languages.  We hope that you are staying current with information and practicing caution and limiting contact with others to help our community manage during this time period. Link for info from Mrs. Greenway and Ms. Ambrose  
Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Information and Important Resources Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Information and Important Resources: COVID-19 Updates & Resources- Please visit here for up to date up to date information on COVID-19 and available resources. 
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.  

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Mr. James Austin, Superintendent
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Syracuse, New York 13208