Annual Meeting and Budget Vote Postponed:
Notice is hereby given that the annual Meeting and Budget Vote typically held each year on the third Tuesday in May is hereby postponed until at least June 1, 2020 , and the circulation, filing, and collection of petitions for Board of Education positions are postponed pursuant to the New York State Governor’s Executive Order 202.13. Further notice will be given when more information is available.
A Message from Rogue Salami:
Lansing's house band, Rogue Salami, created a video for the LCSD Community while school is closed! Check it out!
We're Hiring: Lifeguard:
LOCATION: HIGH SCHOOL
START DATE: ASAP
COMPENSATION: COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: ABILITY TO DEAL EFFECTIVELY WITH CHILDREN AND ADULTS, EXCELLENT POWERS OF OBSERVATION, MENTAL ALERTNESS, INTEGRITY AND EXCELLENT PHYSICAL CONDITION. MUST HAVE CPR AND FIRST AID CERTIFICATION ALSO MUST HAVE RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION. CIVIL SERVICE REQUIREMENTS APPLY.
APPLICATION: ALL CANDIDATES NEED TO COMPLETE A CIVIL SERVICE APPLICATION ONLINE AT: www.tompkinscivilservice.org under continuous recruitment for Lansing
DEADLINE: March 23, 2020
An Equal Opportunity Employer: We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age disability, marital or veteran status, ...
School Closed Through April 29:
School Closed Through April 29, 2020
Dear Lansing School Community:
There are two significant decisions made today regarding school closure and the NYS Regents Exams.
1. Governor Cuomo announced that schools will be closed through 4/29/2020.
2. NYS Board of Regents cancelled the NYS Regent exams. However, details regarding this decision and graduation requirements will be released later tomorrow.
We will continue to update you as we learn more information. As I stated in previous emails, the NYS Board of Regents meets today and tomorrow. The decisions being made will help guide our planning for the remainder of the school year.
Additionally, there are many conversations regarding school budget, state aid, and annual voting. We will ...
Listening Tent Promotes Mental Health Awareness:
This week, the Lansing Middle School Counseling Department and Suicide Prevention Crisis Services of Ithaca teamed up to normalize conversations about mental health.
The Listening Tent is a pop-up mental health resources center which aims to engage students through hands-on activities and discussions during recess and lunch periods. Located outside the Counseling Office, the tent invites middle school students to converse about their stressors, how they cope with bad days and who they lean on during difficult times.
“Taking care of your mental and emotional health is important. It’s as important as getting vaccines, eating well and getting plenty of sleep,” said Lee-Ellen Marvin, Director of Education for Suicide Prevention and Crisis Services.
Five R.C. Buckley Students Place in Tompkins County Human Rights Arts Competition:
Five R.C. Buckley third grade students were recognized as winners of the 2020 Tompkins County Office of Human Rights’ Annual Arts Competition. This is the fourth consecutive year that R.C. Buckley students have been recognized in the competition and the second year in a row that an R.C. Buckley student has been given the prestigious Dorothy Cotton Prize for Poetry. This year, each of the poetry prizes in the "Grades 3-5" category were won by R.C. Buckley students.
“As the grade level leader, I am happy that all third grade classes are entering this contest and that we are addressing the social studies/ELA standards in a way that connects us to both the local community and the world,” said R.C. Buckley Elementary School Teacher Rebecca James.
Scholastic Art Award Winners Announced:
Eleven Lansing MS/HS students will receive Scholastic Art Awards at the Clemens Center in Elmira on Saturday, Feb. 1. This special event, beginning at 12:00 PM, will honor students, teachers and schools by publicly recognizing the young artists of our region. Following the awards presentation on Feb. 1, a reception will be held at the Arnot Art Museum where students’ artwork will be on display. Congratulations to all the recipients!
Lansing High School:
Honorable Mention, Painting
Honorable Mention, Painting
Honorable Mention, Art Portfolio
Lansing High School Hosts “Return of the Bobcats” Alumni Panel:
Lansing High School graduates returned to their alma mater to speak at the "Return of the Bobcats" Panel Presentation.
On Wednesday, Dec. 18, 18 Lansing High School alumni returned to their alma mater for a panel presentation to share their post-high school experiences and advice with current Lansing students.
Divided into two sessions, the former students gathered in the LGI room at the high school to speak to economics and government classes. The event was also open to students in study halls.
The panel members listened to student questions and spoke about their experiences adjusting to a new environment at college, maintaining good mental health, living with roommates and preparing for the college application process.
Alumni agreed that ...
LHS Gives Back for the Holidays:
Lansing High School’s Student Council Organization held a food drive for the Lansing Food Pantry during the week of December 9. First period classes at the high school combined to form teams of around 40 students. The team that generated the most donations would be rewarded with a pizza party.
At the end of the week, LHS students collected a total of 1,256 food items. Affectionately known as “Team Selfless,” Mr. Dewey, Ms. Fantacone and Mr. Brown’s classes were the winners of the competition with a combined total of 235 donated food products. Upon winning, in a further act of charity and kindness, the class decided to donate their pizza party to the Lansing Fire Department.
“The fire department works tirelessly even during the holidays to ensure our ...
LHS Digital Art Exhibition:
The Lansing High School Digital Art Class will hold an exhibition titled "Oh, the Places We Know" at the Lansing Community Library on Thursday, December 12 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm (please note the time recently changed). This exhibition consists of panoramic artwork from places around Lansing that have meaning to Lansing students and the community. In class, the digital art students used their newly developed photshop skills to stitch together five to seven individual photos into a panaramic.
Cookies & Carols - Tuesday, 12/10:
LTAPA is pleased to announce that Cookies and Carols has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 10 at 6:30 pm , with check-in beginning at 5:45 pm. You will be able to use the same tickets you originally purchased for December 2. For quick check-in, please bring your printed ticket(s) or have them available on your phone. Tickets are still available online as well. Join us to hear some wonderful holiday music, savor/devour delicious cookies and take a chance on winning some fabulous prizes!
Calling LHS Graduates!:
Are you a recent Lansing High School graduate? LHS is inviting former students to a new panel presentation, "Return of the Bobcats," on Wednesday, December 18th. Come share your post-graduation experiences and advice! Click the link to RSVP: "Return of the Bobcats" RSVP .
Giving Tree Sign-Ups:
Lansing High School is sponsoring The Giving Tree program for families needing extra assistance during the holidays. Click the following link to contribute: LHS Giving Tree Sign-Ups . If you are able to help, please drop off gifts in the LHS Student Services Office by 3:30 p.m. on Friday, December 13th. Thank you for helping make the season great for our hard working high school students!
Lansing Middle School Sign-Ups
All students and families remain anonymous. Students will receive a small item and a gift card. To sign up for holiday assistance, please click the following link: Giving Tree Assistance Sign-Ups . Gifts will be available for pick up on Thursday, December 19th and Friday, December 20th. If you have questions, please ...
Thanksgiving Feast Prep 2019:
Did you know the Lansing Food Services Department bakes over 1,200 cupcakes for the annual Thanksgiving Feast? Check out this video to get a glimpse of how our staff prepares for this beloved tradition! Thank you to our Food Services staff for all their hard work!
It's School-Related Professionals Day!:
Please join us in celebrating our school-related professionals today!
School-related professionals work side-by-side as partners in the education of our children. Lansing Central School District is very fortunate to have such dedicated employees.
Our school-related professionals include:
- Bus drivers
- Teaching assistants and paraprofessionals
- Nurses and other health care staff
- Building and teacher aides
- Cafeteria staff
- Maintenance staff
Thank you for all you do to care for our students, school and our community. Your dedication to Lansing Central School District is exceptional and appreciated.
Your efforts do not go unnoticed and on behalf of our Board of Education and our administrative team, ...
Lansing Middle School Canned Food Drive:
Lansing Middle School will hold a canned food drive during the week of November 18 to 22. Middle school students are invited to bring in canned food items to donate. Each grade level has a goal and a theme:
5th Grade - The Lion King
Goal: 186 items
6th Grade - Marvel
Goal: 192 items
7th Grade - Winnie the Pooh and Friends
Goal: 212 items
8th Grade - Mickey Mouse Club
Goal: 196 items
If the students meet or exceed their goals, they will be rewarded with a grade level fun day. All the food donations go to the local Lansing Food Pantry.
Food Drive Update:
Lansing Middle School's food drive provided over 1,000 items that will be donated to the local Lansing Food Pantry! These items will be delivered just in time for the holidays!
Lansing Middle School Aims to "Be the Good" in Local Community:
For the third consecutive year, sixth grade students at Lansing Middle School worked together to make a direct, positive impact on their community. This year’s “Be the Good” projects took place around regular instruction during the first quarter, with time set aside for students to brainstorm and execute how they wanted to “Be the Good” in the Lansing community.
A few of the projects’ main goals were relationship building, community building and satisfaction from helping others. Sixth grade students broke into eight groups of around 12 students and decided what they wanted their projects to focus on. Groups chose to make a difference right at Lansing Middle School, as well as various areas in the surrounding neighborhood.
At the middle school, ...
Lansing Central School Announces 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Nominees:
The Lansing Central School 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Class includes Angela Ellis McLennan, Kim Van Pelt, Caitlin Wright, the 1998 Girls Softball Team and the 2007 Boys Bowling Team.
Angela Ellis McLennan was a three-sport star in swimming, basketball and softball. She lettered five times as a swimmer. McLennan helped the LadyCat swimmers to five consecutive Section IV Class D championships. She played for Stuart Dean’s LadyCats basketball team, lettering twice while helping them to a two-year record of 35-9, winning an IAC Small School Championship. She was a three-time letter winner in softball as well as a three-time IAC all-star. McLennan was a NYS All-State selection twice, as a catcher and again as a shortstop. As a senior, she helped Lansing to the Section IV Class D title ...
LHS Art Exhibit, (Im)permanence, Opens in New Gallery Space:
Artwork portraying comets striking the earth, forests aflame and the panic of running out of time were on display at the first art exhibit opening of the school year on Thursday, Sept. 26. This exhibit, (Im)permanence , was curated and installed by the AP Art and Advanced Drawing & Painting Students at the new gallery space next to the library at Lansing High School.
The pieces on display “comment on the elements of permanence vs. impermanence,” according to the (Im)permanence exhibit description. Over the summer, each artist explored concepts such as the instability of the environment and the loss or creation of identity. The artists who focused on the environmental aspect of this theme portrayed the environment’s “susceptibility to degradation and change.” ...
We're Hiring: High School Math Teacher:
Lansing Central School District
Instructional Staff Position
Position : Math Teacher
Location : High School
Type of Appointment : Probationary
Effective Date : ASAP
Qualifications : NYS Certification in secondary math required or eligible; knowledge, background, experience working with high school students preferred.
Compensation: Based on experience, educational background and district policy.
Application : All interested candidates should apply online at OLASjobs.org .
Deadline : October 7, 2019
An Equal Opportunity Employer
We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.