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2018-19 Budget Newsletter Now Available 2018-19 Budget Newsletter Now Available: The 2018-19 School Budget Newsletter is now available!  The newsletter will also be mailed to homes and should be arriving in mailboxes soon. To view the newsletter, click here or on the image above.
Sponsor a Couple at the After-Prom Party! Sponsor a Couple at the After-Prom Party!: Lansing High School Prom 2018 will be held on Saturday, May 19 – and you can help make the After-Prom Party a success! After the success of the after-prom party last year , the party will once again be held at The Rink. The event will start at 11:00 p.m. and is free for all students. The Lansing community is invited to help support the LHS Prom 2018 after-prom party by sponsoring a couple at the after-prom party. The after-prom party offers a safe and exciting atmosphere and a drug and alcohol free environment. Donations are tax deductible and are needed to help fund facility rental, food, large rental games, raffle prizes, and much more. A $40 donation is estimated to cover the cost for two students to attend the after-prom party. To learn more about how the Lansing ...
Upcoming events at R.C. Buckley and the district Upcoming events at R.C. Buckley and the district: It’s an exciting week at the Lansing Central School District! Here are some of the events coming up this week: Wednesday, April 25 - R.C. Buckley Art Show Stop by R.C. Buckley for the Elementary Art Show from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25. Friday, April 27 – Family Literacy Night at R.C. Buckley Elementary School Camp out with a good book at R.C. Buckley! Come enjoy camping style fun as you participate in a variety of activities that support reading and writing! This event, sponsored by the Lansing PTSO , is free and open to all R.C. Buckley families. Learn more about it here:  https://www.facebook.com/events/188773251919826/ . Saturday, April 28 – “Sunset Over Cayuga” CDC Tech Fundraiser and Parent’s Night Out The ...
Reminder: Reminder: "Sunset Over Cayuga" CDC Tech Fundraiser April 28: The Lansing community is invited to attend a the 21st Annual CDC Tech Boosters' Dance Party Fundraiser, “Sunset Over Cayuga,” on Saturday, April 28. The event will take place from 7-11 p.m. at the grand opening of the Lansing Event Center on 1638 East Shore Drive.   The CDC Tech Boosters of the Lansing Central School District is a not-for-profit organization whose sole purpose is to support and further the educational opportunities of Lansing CSD students by providing equipment and technology to the school district. Over the past 21 years, the CDC Tech Boosters have raised more than $500,000 to provide technological investments at the Lansing CSD.   Please join us for a fun night of views, music, dancing, a live auction, and much more to benefit this ...
LHS Boys Soccer Honored on Floor of NYS Senate LHS Boys Soccer Honored on Floor of NYS Senate: On Tuesday, April 17, the members of the Lansing High School boys soccer team were honored on the floor of the New York State Senate. The team was present as their resolution was read at the Senate in Albany. The team won their first New York State championship at the start of this school year.   To watch the live stream of the team receiving this recognition and having their resolution read, click this link  or view the steam of the video below. The resolution is read at about 17 minutes in. Congratulations to our boys soccer team on this wonderful honor!
Lansing “Best for Music Education” for third year! Lansing “Best for Music Education” for third year!: For the third year in a row, Lansing Central School District has been awarded the recognition of being a 2018 “Best Community for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants. Lansing CSD was given the award along with 583 other schools throughout the nation. The Best Communities for Music Education award program acknowledges schools and districts across the nation for their commitment to and support of music education. The award recognizes the members of the Lansing community – efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders – who have gone above and beyond to make music education part of the Lansing CSD.   Thank you to everyone who helped to make this award possible! Congratulations, Lansing!
Lansing fifth among top 50 SAT scores in Upstate NY Lansing fifth among top 50 SAT scores in Upstate NY: Lansing Central School District was recently ranked among the top 50 schools in Upstate New York with the best 2017 SAT scores. Lansing CSD ranked fifth among the top 50 schools. The district had 56 students take the test in 2017, with a total average score of 1224. The average evidence-based reading and writing score was 616 and the average math was 608. The averages at Lansing CSD all exceeded the overall average throughout New York state, which was 1052 total, 528 for ERW, and 523 for math. Lansing CSD also exceeded the national average of 1060 total, 533 for ERW, and 527 for math. Great job to our Lansing students on this wonderful accomplishment! Read more about this accomplishment and view the rankings for Lansing CSD and other school rankings here.
"Sunset Over Cayuga" CDC Tech Fundraiser April 28: The Lansing community is invited to attend a the 21st Annual CDC Tech Boosters' Dance Party Fundraiser, “Sunset Over Cayuga,” on Saturday, April 28. The event will take place from 7-11 p.m. at the grand opening of the Lansing Event Center on 1638 East Shore Drive.   The CDC Tech Boosters of the Lansing Central School District is a not-for-profit organization whose sole purpose is to support and further the educational opportunities of Lansing CSD students by providing equipment and technology to the school district. Over the past 21 years, the CDC Tech Boosters have raised more than $500,000 to provide technological investments at the Lansing CSD.   The Lansing community is invited to join for a fun night of views, music, dancing, a live auction, and ...
Lansing Students Perform in Pittsburgh, PA Lansing Students Perform in Pittsburgh, PA: On Saturday, March 10, ten Lansing Middle School and one Lansing High School students performed with the American Choral Directors Association Eastern Region Honor Choirs in Pittsburgh, PA. Elizabeth Alo, Erin Dhameeth, Izzy Gustafson, Izzy Hafner, Anna Hibbard, Kirida Irving, Alina Loginov, Maya Montfort-Balfour, and Dominick Ronsvalle performed with the Elementary Honor Choir. Max Austin and Ariella Lindsley-Schutz performed with the Junior High Honor Choir. Students from Maryland to Maine auditioned for this honor via a recording last June.   The choir members rehearsed for many hours each day under the direction of some of the country’s finest conductors. The students also had the rare opportunity to meet some of the composers of the pieces they sang.    After ...
R.C. Buckley students earn Recorder Karate black belts R.C. Buckley students earn Recorder Karate black belts: The halls of R.C. Buckley Elementary School are often filled with the familiar sounds of excitement and laughter. However, on certain days during the morning announcements, the halls are filled with a new sound – a gong.     At the end of some morning announcements at R.C. Buckley Elementary School, you may be lucky enough to hear Buckley’s Music Teacher Mrs. Howell take to the microphone. During this time, she will introduce the newest third grader who has received their “Black Belt” at Buckley. At the end of her speech, the special student is invited to ring the gong over the morning announcements as a celebration for receiving their black belt.     The black belt award is a part of the Recorder Karate program, started by author Barb Philipak, ...
Congratulations Lansing BOE Member Julie Boles! Congratulations Lansing BOE Member Julie Boles!: Congratulations to Julie Boles!   Ms. Boles, a member of the Lansing Central School District Board of Education, has received the Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES Regional Board Member of the Year award. She was presented with the award last night at the TST BOCES annual board trustee dinner event. At the event, Lansing CSD Board President Christine Iacobucci spoke about Ms. Boles, and highlighted her kind, caring, and diplomatic leadership. In addition, she reminded us that the Boles family also provides Lansing with a community ice cream shop that allows us a wonderful space to come together, say hello, and share some quality ice cream.   “This will be Julie’s last year as a Lansing CSD board member, and I personally am so grateful for Julie’s guidance, leadership ...
Lansing Middle School holds Pi Day contest Lansing Middle School holds Pi Day contest: 3.14159265359. How far can you pi? Students at Lansing Middle School recently proved they are up for the task of learning more about pi, by competing in a friendly competition to see how long they could recite it for. Pi, also represented as π, is a mathematical constant found in many math and physics formulas. This year, students at Lansing Middle School held a pi contest on March 14, a day that is also known as “Pi Day” (3.14). The pi contest event was brought to Lansing thanks to LMS Enrichment Teacher Kate Bevington. “Ever since I taught fourth grade years ago, I have enjoyed introducing my students to pi when we study place value and decimals,” said Ms. Bevington. “The students are puzzled and intrigued that even though the digits of pi ...
Learn More About: C-Day Learn More About: C-Day: C-Day 2016 Community, collaboration, and compassion. These are the values behind C-Day at Lansing High School. C-Day offers students a chance at a day of non-traditional classes, all of which are designed to reflect and promote collaboration, community, and connection among students and staff. C-Day originally began many decades ago by Lansing High School English Teacher Julie Berens. The event would take place every two to three years and was originally called D-Day. The focus for D-Day was workshops, seminars, and guest speakers. In 2014, Lansing High School Teacher Isis Ivery decided to work with her Race, Class and Gender students to bring back D-Day after it had taken a hiatus for a few years. The class decided to rebrand the event as “C-Day.” “We ...
LMS Dance and Activity Night Friday, March 16 LMS Dance and Activity Night Friday, March 16: *Note: The Activity Night and Dance originally scheduled for Friday, March 2 have been rescheduled to Friday, March 16.   5/6th Grade Middle School Activity Night- March 16 On Friday, March 16, Lansing Middle School fifth and sixth grade students are invited to attend an activity night. The activity night will take place from 7-9 p.m. at Lansing High School. Students will be able to swim in the pool, play sports in the gym, and play ping-pong in the halls. Concessions will be for sale in the cafeteria, courtesy for the Class of 2021. Admission to the event is free. Interested in volunteering for the event? Parents and LHS students are encouraged to volunteer and can  sign up here to volunteer. 7/8th Grade Dance- March 16 On Friday, March 16, seventh ...
LHS Musical Theater Club Presents LHS Musical Theater Club Presents "The Sound of Music" March 7-10: “When you know the notes to sing, you can sing most anything!” – The Sound of Music On March 7, the hills of Lansing will come alive with the sound of music, as Lansing High School Musical Theater Club debuts the musical "The Sound of Music." The show will take place in the Lansing Middle School auditorium and will run from March 7 to March 10. The March 7 and 8 performance time is at 6:30 p.m. and the March 9 and 10 performance time is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for “The Sound of Music” go on sale starting Feb. 26 and can be purchased online at  https://ltapa.ticketleap.com/ . Tickets are $10 per person for the March 8, 9, and 10 performances, and $5 per person for the March 7 performance. For more information on the show, visit ...
Lansing High School STEAM Day in Pictures Lansing High School STEAM Day in Pictures:
Laps Under the Lights March 16 Laps Under the Lights March 16: Are you ready to do some laps? On your mark. Get set. Go! On Friday, March 16, the track and field teams will be hosting the second annual “Laps Under the Lights” fundraising event from 7 to 8 p.m.! The track and field teams invite their friends, families, fans, and anyone who likes to run to join them as they walk the track to music. Track and field athletes are seeking per-lap sponsors or donations . All proceeds will benefit the athletes, with plans to provide more gear to better prepare for the ever-changing weather of Central New York, purchasing additional training tools and resources, and providing celebrations and honors for our hard-working student-athletes There is no fee to attend. The youngest runners of the Lansing Central School District are invited ...
Read Across America Day 2018 Read Across America Day 2018: The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr. Seuss On Monday, March 5, R.C. Buckley Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday with “Read Across America Day.” The event was held in honor of Read Across America Day , which typically takes place on Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2. Due to the snow day on March 2, students were able to extend the celebration of Dr. Seuss into another week. Students have spent the past week celebrating Dr. Seuss, with activities such as destination day, silly sock day, wacky dress up Wednesday, Green Eggs and Ham day, and more. For Read Across America Day, people from throughout the Lansing community stopped by the school to read to students in each ...
Congratulations to Lansing Senior, Joe Miller-LaBar! Congratulations to Lansing Senior, Joe Miller-LaBar!: Congratulations to Lansing Senior, Joe Miller-LaBar! Joe will be playing in the Exceptional Senior Basketball All-Star Game. The game will take place at Lansing High School Tuesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. Joe has had numerous accomplishments over the years, including not only basketball, but also football and track and field. In May of 2017, Joe was named a sectional champ in the high jump. Most recently in January, Joe made all-state for football as a running back. In addition to this, he reached a huge milestone for a running back by rushing 1083 yards, ranking him seventh in all of New York State. Please join us in congratulating Joe on these great accomplishments and on being named an “Exceptional Senior!” Photos courtesy of Adrian Mitchell of Old Stage Photo. ...
STEAM month - pottery wheels in action! STEAM month - pottery wheels in action!: On Sunday, Feb. 25, students and their families stopped by The Clay School of Ithaca to make pottery using pottery wheels. The event was part of STEAM month at the Lansing Central School District. #LansingNYSYEAM #LCSDBobcatPride  



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