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Lansing Senior Scholarship Winners Lansing Senior Scholarship Winners: Congratulations to the 2020 Lansing Senior Scholarship Winners! Please click the following link for an Excel version . Fifty-one students won a total of 76 scholarships totaling more than $37,000.
Summer Food Registration Summer Food Registration: Lansing CSD is continuing to provide meals to families throughout the summer. In order to do so, we need families to SIGN UP AGAIN. This will allow the food service department to plan accordingly. Meals will begin July 7th and continue through August 11th. Meals include 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches per child. Food distribution is PICK UP ONLY on Tuesdays from 8:00am - 10:00am. Please submit this form by Friday, July 3rd for pick up on July 7th. Any registrations received after July 3rd will be added to the following week's pickup orders. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Sandi Swearingen at 607-533-3020 x3119 or by email sswearingen@lcsd.k12.ny.us Please use the following link to access the summer food registration form: Summer Food Registration ...
Election and Budget Vote Results Election and Budget Vote Results: Below are the results for the 2020 Election and Budget Vote: Budget Yes 1049 No 327 Bus Proposition Yes 1002 No 375 Board Candidates Christine Iacobucci 1054 Anthony Lombardo 1116 Brenda Zavaski 1119 All 3 incumbents re-elected Library Trustee Debora Huber Wang 924 Darcey Rifdon 919 Isabelle Schweitzer 923 Thank you to the Lansing Community for your continued support of the LCSD!   
No BOE Meeting on Monday, June 8 No BOE Meeting on Monday, June 8: Our website calendar currently lists a BOE meeting on Monday, June 8. There will be NO BOE meeting on this date. Thank you for your patience while our website calendar is being updated!
Budget Hearing & BOE Meeting Budget Hearing & BOE Meeting: Please click the following links for audio/information from June 2, 2020 budget and board meeting: 1. Budget Hearing 2. Board of Education Meeting Budget Hearing Presentation
LMS Yearbook Update LMS Yearbook Update: Announcement Regarding LMS Yearbook Delivery: Unfortunately, we were notified that the delivery date of the LMS yearbooks has been delayed.  Lifetouch had to shut down their plants due to COVID-19 and at this point they do not have an updated date of delivery.  We will let everyone know as soon as we know more. The best Lifetouch can say is that it will be over the summer.  We apologize for the delay and know how much yearbooks mean to students.  As soon as we get an update, we will send it to all LMS families. Sincerely, The LMS Yearbook Staff
Illusions 2020 Illusions 2020: Please click the link below to view the presentation: Illusions: A Recognition of Lansing's Outstanding Artists and Authors in Kindergarten Through 8th Grade  
June 16: Election and Budget Vote June 16: Election and Budget Vote: The vote date has changed by Executive order. The new date is Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Ballots must be received in the mail by 5pm on the 16th to be counted. Not accepting postmark date. ALSO, the last date to hand deliver in the District drop box is Tuesday June 9, 5pm. Any ballots dropped after 5pm on June 9, 2020 will NOT be counted. Please call District Clerk, Debbie Todd with any questions 533-3020 x4000   VOTER INFORMATION Voter Qualifications: Citizen of the US 18 years old Lived in District 30 days preceding the vote Must be registered voter Voter Registration: Contact Tompkins County Board of Elections – 607-274-5521 Contact Lansing Schools District Clerk Debbie Todd  607-533-3020 X4000 ...
Update from Superintendent: 5/8/2020 Update from Superintendent: 5/8/2020: Dear Lansing Community, We are officially ending week eight of schools being closed due to COVID-19.   Budget discussions continue to occur at the local, regional and state level.  We were recently informed that school districts will be learning more information regarding state aid funding and possible reductions in aid on Friday, May 15th.  Due to this, we are postponing our 5/11/2020 board meeting to 5/18/2020.   Here is the audio link to our 5/4/2020 -  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/142pvFgQcLJzN3iFXCPkQq_1YdRggSNX6 Here is the PDF of the Budget Presentation as of 5/4/2020 -   Budget Workshop May 4, 2020.pdf   In the meantime, we continue to implement our LCSD Continuity of Learning ...
School Closed Through Remainder of School Year School Closed Through Remainder of School Year: Updated 5/1/20 School Closed Through Remainder of School Year   Dear Lansing Families: We are officially ending week seven of schools being closed due to COVID-19.  As we were parading throughout Lansing today saying hello and waving to Lansing students, families, and community members, we heard Governor Cuomo announce that NYS schools were closed the remainder of the school year.  Hearing that announcement as we saw smiling faces and signs of Bobcat joy brought about many emotions of love and gratitude as well as a deep sense of sadness.   We miss our engagement, our connections, our teaching, our learning, our shared experiences, and our ability to freely be together.  We miss you!  Today reminded us how lucky ...
LCSD Car Parade LCSD Car Parade: LCSD teachers and staff will be following nine different bus routes (to cover the entire district) this Friday, May 1st for a car parade! They will be following buses in their own cars to wave hello to our students as they drive by! Keep an eye out between 11:45 AM and 1:00 PM for teachers driving through the district! Please submit any photos or videos from the parade by clicking the following link: Parade Photo Submission .
Annual Meeting and Budget Vote Postponed 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 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 We're Hiring: Lifeguard: POSITION: 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 Remainder of School Year School Closed Through Remainder of School Year: Updated 5/1/20 School Closed Through Remainder of School Year   Dear Lansing Families: We are officially ending week seven of schools being closed due to COVID-19.  As we were parading throughout Lansing today saying hello and waving to Lansing students, families, and community members, we heard Governor Cuomo announce that NYS schools were closed the remainder of the school year.  Hearing that announcement as we saw smiling faces and signs of Bobcat joy brought about many emotions of love and gratitude as well as a deep sense of sadness.   We miss our engagement, our connections, our teaching, our learning, our shared experiences, and our ability to freely be together.  We miss you!  Today reminded us how lucky ...
Listening Tent Promotes Mental Health Awareness 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. Each ...
Five R.C. Buckley Students Place in Tompkins County Human Rights Arts Competition 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. Throughout ...
Scholastic Art Award Winners Announced 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:   Bridget Alano Honorable Mention, Painting Slipping Away     Bridget Alano Honorable Mention, Painting Another You Bridget Alano Honorable Mention, Art Portfolio Time Bridget ...
Lansing High School Hosts “Return of the Bobcats” Alumni Panel 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 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 ...



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