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A Message Regarding Season 2 of A Message Regarding Season 2 of "13 Reasons Why": Dear Families, I wanted to take a moment to make sure you are aware of a new season of the Netflix series titled “13 Reasons Why.” The series is based on a 2007 young adult novel written by Jay Asher. The fictional story is about a teenage girl who takes her own life and leaves behind a series of tapes describing the “13 reasons why” she committed suicide. The series is graphic and has caused much concern among educators and mental health professionals throughout the country. The series is rated M for mature audience, which is the equivalent of an R movie rating. Before each episode, the series now has a warning regarding the content being shown. The second season was recently released and contains content that once again many educators and mental health professionals ...
Reminder: LHS Art Show May 23 Reminder: LHS Art Show May 23: Reminder: Lansing High School Art Show May 23 Family, friends, and the Lansing community are invited to attend the Lansing High School Art Show on Wednesday, May 23. The show will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. LHS students have spent months preparing for this event and are looking forward to showcasing their work for this visual art show. We hope to see you there! See something you like at the art show? Share it with us @LansingCSD or #LCSDBobcatPride
Lansing 2018-19 Budget Passes Lansing 2018-19 Budget Passes: Official Lansing School Budget Vote and BoE Candidate Results Proposition #1 - Budget, 386 Yes, 98 No = Passes by 80% Proposition #2 - Buses/ Vans, 408 Yes, 76 No = Passes by 84% BoE Elected Seats Aziza Benson - 422 Votes Walaa Maharem-Horan - 65 Votes Thank you for coming out and voting! We appreciate your continued support. It's a great day to be a Bobcat! #LCSDBobcatPride
Scholastic Book Fair begins Friday, May 18 Scholastic Book Fair begins Friday, May 18: The Spring "Buy One Get One Free" Scholastic Book Fair will begin on Friday, May 18 and run through Thursday, May 24 at R.C. Buckley Elementary School. For those interested in volunteering, please view the Lansing PTSO volunteer schedule at  http://signupschedule.com/lansingptso .   Students from Lansing Middle School and Lansing High School are welcomed and encouraged to volunteer for this event. Community members, grandparents, family, and friends are also welcome volunteer. Family members interested in signing up to help when their student is at the fair may do so by checking the volunteer schedule. We hope to see you at the book fair!
Reading challenge reboot at LMS Reading challenge reboot at LMS: Earlier this year, Lansing Middle School celebrated the launch of their Reading Challenge. The challenge was simple - each student should set a goal for how many books they would like to read for the 2017-18 school year. The Reading Challenge was launched with an in school assembly, where members from the Lansing community stopped in to read their favorite book to LMS students. Students quickly took to the challenge, discussing which books they would like to read, tracking the ones they finished, and sharing ideas for what to read next.   In mid-April, teachers from LMS decided to host a “Reading Challenge Reboot,” to check in on the students’ progress and collaborate on some possible books to read.   For the event on April 19, students in grades 5, 6, ...
It’s concert season! Concert Closet is open for spring! It’s concert season! Concert Closet is open for spring!: The concert closet is a collection of donated concert wear items Lansing Theater and Performing Arts Booster Club (LTAPA) makes available for free to anyone involved in music/performing arts in the Lansing Central School District. Take what you need, donate what you can, no cost ever. The concert closet will be traveling to each school building this spring per the following schedule: • May 14-18: High School, outside room 102 • May 21-24: Middle School, near the library entrance Be sure to stop in and get what you need for the upcoming concert season. Drop off donations, too, if you have any!
LHS U.S. News Top School for Second Year LHS U.S. News Top School for Second Year: For the second consecutive year, Lansing High School has made the list of the U.S. News Best High Schools released by U.S. News & World Report! Lansing High School was one of 167 schools to be named a silver medal school. LHS was ranked among the top schools in New York State, ranking 141 st  in the state. LHS also ranked as one of the top schools in the Central New York region. LHS has a graduation rate of 96 percent, with 94 percent proficiency rate in reading and 98 percent proficiency rate in mathematics. New York has 413 schools in the 2018  U.S. News Best High Schools  rankings. The scores for the Best High Schools rankings are based on graduation rates, performance on state proficiency tests and college-level coursework, enrollment, diversity, and participation ...
The Lansing CSD website is now responsive! The Lansing CSD website is now responsive!: Visitors using their phone to view the Lansing Central School District website may have noticed a few differences lately... Lansing CSD is pleased to announce that its website is now responsive, allowing for optimal viewing on a wide range of devices. Designed and developed in collaboration with the Central New York Regional Information Center (CNYRIC), the responsive website allows for a better reading and navigation experience, with minimal resizing, panning, and scrolling. In an effort to continuously improve school to home communications, the website is now more easily accessible on devices such as mobile phones, tablets, laptops, desktop computer monitors, and more. The district community is encouraged to visit the website frequently to view updated photos, news articles, announcements, ...
Lansing Faculty Association Chicken BBQ Dinner May 9 Lansing Faculty Association Chicken BBQ Dinner May 9: On Wednesday, May 9, the Lansing Faculty Association will hold their 39 th  annual Chicken BBQ Dinner. All proceeds from the BBQ support the Student Exchange Program and Student Scholarships. Throughout the evening, the event will host basket raffles and a cake auction. Dinner will take place from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Lansing High School cafeteria. New this year, the Lansing community is invited to bid for dinner with their celebrity. Celebrities for the event include: Kate Bevington, Crossroads the Clown, Calvin Lange, Colleen Ledley, Chris Pettograsso, Christine Rebera, and Lorri Whiteman. To bid on dinner with your celebrity, click here .  The winning bid will receive a one hour dinner with their celebrity, as well as chicken dinners for the winner and two of their friends ...
LMS Presents “Mulan” May 9-12 LMS Presents “Mulan” May 9-12: The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of them all. On May 9 to May 12, Lansing Middle School will bring “The Legend of Mulan” to the Lansing Central School District. The play will take place in the LMS Auditorium. "The Legend of Mulan" is from the Ancient Chinese Poem adapted by Kathryn Schultz Miller. Over 28 students from Lansing Middle School are taking part in helping "Mulan" bloom to life.  “This play is about the fearless effort of a young woman to save her father from being drafted into the army,” said Audrey Hummel, who is directing the musical. “She inspires us to be the best we can be through her honesty, bravery and tenacity. She knows it doesn't matter if she is a boy ...
Lansing CSD Employee Appreciation Week May 7-11! Lansing CSD Employee Appreciation Week May 7-11!: The Lansing Central School District would like to take this time to appreciate the Lansing CSD employees for all they do! Our employees are all-stars! Please join us and the Lansing PTSO on May 7-11 in recognizing and appreciating all 300 Lansing CSD employees with a themed-week of fun, prizes, and treats. The Lansing PTSO will steward this annual celebration across the district. Those interested in sharing their appreciation are asked to consider donating items, volunteering for a variety of small to large jobs, and/or signing-up for baked goods. Parents and students are also welcome to show their appreciation by writing notes and cards, drawing pictures, and sending emails of gratitude. Thank you for your help as the Lansing PTSO thanks our Lansing employees for all they ...
View the Spring 2018 District Newsletter! View the Spring 2018 District Newsletter!: View the Spring 2017-18 District Newsletter!
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 ...



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