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Lansing HS ranks among top 50 schools for SAT scores: Lansing Central School district is proud to announce that Lansing High School has placed among the top 50 schools in upstate New York for SAT scores. LHS placed 17 on the list, with a composite average total of 1113 for math and reading scores. Students had an average score of 547 for the reading section of the exam and 566 for the math section. LHS exceeded both the average composite and individual section scores for New York State. To learn more about the top 50 schools, click here . Congratulations, LHS! more >>
Lansing MS Sixth-Graders Revitalize LCSD Nature Area: Just in time for the summer months, the Lansing Central School Nature Area has officially reopened to the public. With the sun peeking through the leaves and a cool breeze blowing through the air, a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the revitalization of the LCSD Nature Area took place on Tuesday, June 20. The ceremony also commemorated the hard work of the sixth grade students from Lansing Middle School. The students helped make the revitalization of the LCSD Nature Area possible,identifying ways to improve on the area and cleaning it up over the last few weeks. The idea for the project first came about in February, when the LMS sixth grade team of teachers decided to take on a cross-curricular project. From here, the team identified the LCSD Nature Area as a project for the LMS ... more >>
Send Us Your Graduation Photos!: Share your proudest moment with the Lansing community by sending your pictures to  communications@lcsd.k12.ny.us . We will choose several to post to the Lansing Central School District website  and social media accounts. Elementary School, Middle School, and High School graduations - we want to see it all! Please note that by submitting your photos, you allow the Lansing Central School District to use and display them online.   more >>
LCSD Student Wins ACE Outstanding Senior Award!: Congratulations to Maggie Evanek!   Maggie is the recipient of the coveted Access to College Education (ACE) Outstanding Senior Award Scholarship. To be eligible for this outstanding award, Maggie was required to meet a set of detailed requirements, including attendance at ACE related events, an essay, providing a service to her community, and much more – all of which she did with success.   ACE is a program unique to Central New York and is open to students in grades 8 to 12. The program started in 1989 and currently includes 12 school districts within Central New York. Along with these districts, four area colleges also participate – Cornell University, Ithaca College, SUNY Cortland, and Tompkins Cortland Community College. ... more >>
Lansing Walks a Mighty Distance: Lansing Central School District has been putting a little extra pep in their step lately. The Mighty Milers program recently wrapped up at Lansing with outstanding results. The Mighty Milers program started about three years ago, thanks to the efforts of Leone Inman. The program is sponsored by the New York Road Runners and is free for all who participate. The program aims to help encourage participants to get moving, release energy constructively, improve aerobic fitness, set and strive for goals, develop the healthy habit of exercise, and bond with their class and school. “There are many studies that support the benefits of exercise and their link to academic readiness in children,” said Leona Inman, organizer of the Mighty Milers program at Lansing. “The ... more >>
Lansing High School Hosts Academic Achievement Awards: On Monday, June 5, Lansing High School (LHS) celebrated the LHS Academic Achievement Awards for the 2016-2017 school year. The celebration took place in the Lansing Middle School auditorium from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Below is a listing of all the LHS Academic Achievement Awards. Congratulations to the award recipients!   LHS Academic Achievement Awards 2016-2017 Social Studies 09 - Bailey Lombardo 10 - Brandon Rosenberg 11 - Joshua Hulburt 12 - Grace Ferris Math 09 - Julian Tornusciolo 10 - George Taylor 11 - Mikaela Garcia 12 - Ryan Besemer Science 09 - Anthony Ruquet 10 - Louisa Coates 11 - Lena Gisler 12 - Ian Coates Technology 09 - Mason Edwards ... more >>
Reminder: Concert in the Courtyard Tonight 7:00 p.m.: On Friday June 9, the Lansing community is invited to join the Senior Vocal students as they celebrate their final concert in Lansing High School. The performance will take place in the Lansing High School Courtyard from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. The show will feature selections from the Show Choir and Varsity Chorale. Hors d’oeuvres by Bella’s Catering will be served and guests are invited to enter for a chance to win a variety of prize baskets We hope you can join us and enjoy the outdoors, the music, and the company! Tickets are $10 for Adults, $5 for middle school and high school students, and free for elementary school students and younger. Tickets may be purchased online at  ltapa.ticketleap.com/concert-courtyard/ . more >>
Lansing Named Top School District for Syracuse Area: Business First, a business newspaper in Buffalo, N.Y., has named Lansing Central School District one of the top schools in the Syracuse area. Lansing ranked seven among 54 districts in Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga, Oswego and Tompkins counties. Congratulations on this great accomplishment, Lansing! To view the list of all district ratings, click here.     more >>
Reminder: Lansing Middle School Art Show Opens 6/7: The walls and halls of Lansing Middle School (LMS) have been transformed, as the school prepares for the upcoming LMS art show on June 7. LMS students have worked hard this year creating lots of new and exciting artwork for the show. The Lansing community is invited to view the show at LMS on June 7 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. We hope to see you there!       more >>
Lansing Girls Win Section IV Track & Field Championship: Racing to State Qualifiers… Lansing Girls Win Section IV Track & Field Championship Congratulations to the Lansing Girls Track and Field team! The team recently captured the Section IV Class C Championship. On June 1, the team heads to State Qualified at Union Endicott. On June 2 the team heads to Vestal, to compete for a spot in the NYSPHSAA State Championships, which will take place on June 9-10. Congratulations and best of luck, Ladycats! more >>
Cayuga Operating Plant Update: Photo courtesy of Dan Veaner from the Lansing Star The Lansing Central School District (LCSD) is pleased to inform the community that LCSD participated in a press release today, May 31, with Cayuga Operating Plant. The plant, under the name Cayuga Solar , shared their plans to construct one of the largest solar farms in New York State at its existing 434-acre site in Lansing, N.Y. The solar farm project yielded support from Assemblywoman Lifton, Senator Helming, County Legislator Sigler, Town Supervisor Ed LaVigne, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jennifer Tavares, and many local trade union representatives.  In addition to providing a significant increase in renewable energy, 125-150 job opportunities, and increased revenue, Cayuga Solar ... more >>
LCSD Recognized With Prestigious Statewide Recognition as Reward School: New York State Education Department (NYSED) Commissioner MaryEllen Elia has named the Lansing Central School District (LCSD) a Reward School for the 2016-17 school year. LCSD is one of 185 high achieving and high progress schools to receive the title of Reward School. “These schools serve as models to other schools in the state to inspire them to achieve a high level of accomplishment and improvement,” Commissioner Elia said. “Schools that excel should be recognized, and I am thrilled that many of these schools continue to demonstrate high achievement year after year.” To earn this distinction, Reward Schools must demonstrate either high academic achievement or the most progress with minimal gaps in student achievement between certain populations of students. ... more >>
Listen Up! Upcoming Concerts for LCSD: As the school year begins to come to a close, the musicians of Lansing Central School District (LCSD) are excited to present some of the latest pieces they have been working on. There will be five different opportunities for the Lansing community to hear the LCSD musicians: Wednesday, May 31 at 7:00 p.m. – 5/6 Orchestra, 7/8 Orchestra, High School (HS) Orchestras Thursday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. – HS Band, HS Chorus Tuesday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m. – 5/6 Band, 5/6 Chorus Wednesday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m. – 7/8 Band, 7/8 Chorus Friday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m. – Concert in the Courtyard featuring HS vocalists. Follow along with the event with #ConcertintheCourtyard! All shows will take place in the Lansing Middle School Auditorium, ... more >>
LCSD Votes Against a Power Purchase Agreement: Message from the Superintendent   On May 22, 2017, Lansing Central School District (LCSD) Board of Education voted against a Power Purchase Agreement with RER Energy 3-3. A tie vote is considered defeated, as it does not meet the required majority rule.   THE SOLAR PPA PROCESS In April of 2013, LCSD began discussions regarding the possibility of entering into a “Remote Net Metering Credit” (RNMC) Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a solar energy company. By May of 2014, a Request for Bid Specifications was sent out on behalf of LCSD. Unfortunately, after many months of negotiations with the initial bid winner, we determined that we were not able to agree on an appropriate PPA rate and escalation percentage. In March of 2015, LCSD began discussions ... more >>
Oh Snap! LMS Students Explore the World through Photography: Oh Snap! The latest enrichment module for Lansing Middle School (LMS) has wrapped up and students have plenty of impressive photographs to show for it.   LMS students from fifth to seventh grade were given the module titled “Oh Snap! And more…” The module invited them to participate in a project where the ‘focus’ will be on photography. Join us as we snap away at our world with a new view." With these instructions in hand, students were then given the freedom to take the assignment where they wished.   For the project, students spent a class inside LMS, taking photos from inside the school. From here, the students then spent two classes outside LMS, capturing the area around them. The project helped encourage students to look ... more >>
Reminder: High School Art Show Tonight!: Lansing High School students have been busy preparing for the upcoming art show! The Lansing High School art show will take place on Wednesday, May 24 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.    more >>
In case you missed it: Read Around Buckley: On Friday, May 19, all of R.C. Buckley Elementary School particiapted in "Read Around Buckley." Starting at 9:15, students stepped outside to enjoy the beautiful morning weather and read a book or two with their friends. The event was a huge success, with students from Lansing Middle School also stopping over to read with our elementary students. Parents, teachers, staff, and volunteers all stopped by to join in on the fun as well.     more >>
A Message from "13 Ways to Help" Task Force: Dear community members, youth, families, educators, and providers, The trending Netflix Series "13 Reasons Why" has been inspiring passionate dialogue and calls to action all across our country.  On May 5, nearly 70 adults and youth met in Ithaca to begin to explore what we can do regionally to create schools and communities where young people feel safe and able to find the help and support they need every day.  You are warmly invited to another community conversation about this important topic on  Wednesday, May 24 from 4:00 to 5:30pm in the Ithaca High School Cafeteria . Youth are especially encouraged to attend and to share their perspectives on the important issues raised by this ... more >>
Summer Reading Challenge Week 1: 10,698 Minutes: With summer break just around the corner, summer plans and school reading lists are sure to be on everyone’s minds. Thanks to Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge , students at R.C. Buckley Elementary have been able to get a head start on their summer reading, while engaging in some friendly competition along the way.     Week 1 of the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge began on May 8, 2017. In that week alone, students at R.C. Buckley Elementary school read for a total of 10,698 minutes .   Each week, students are invited to enter their progress online. With each entry, they are able to unlock prizes such as online badges and access to games, books, and author interviews.   “It’s very motivating for the kids,” said Pamela Bryce, coordinator ... more >>
2017-18 Budget Results: Budget Results  Proposition # 1 Budget - 454 YES, 160 NO - 74% Proposition #2  Buses - 476 YES, 139 NO - 77% Candidates in order of votes: Tony Lombardo (396) Christine Iacobucci (345) Brenda Zavaski (325) more >>

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Ms. Chris Pettograsso, Superintendent
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