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MFES Roller Skating Party - Friday, April 26th! MFES Roller Skating Party - Friday, April 26th!: Millard Fillmore Elementary is having a Roller Skating Party this Friday, April 26th!!!
The theme is Wear Your Blue and White!
Where: Elementary Gym Snacks, Pizza and Drinks will be for sale!
When: Friday, April 26th
Time: K - 2 : 5:30 - 6:30 pm (K - 2 parents have to stay with their child.)
3 - 5: 6:45 - 7:45 pm
Thank you for coming out! We can't wait to see you all!
Four candidates seek seats on Board of Education Four candidates seek seats on Board of Education: April 23, 2019 -- Moravia Central School District residents will elect four members to the Board of Education on Tuesday, May 21, as well as vote on the proposed budget for the 2019-20 academic year. The terms of BOE members Shawn Becker, Kärin Dillon and Jeffrey Carmichael expire June 30, 2019. These terms of office will be for three years beginning July 1, 2019. The three top voter-getters will be elected to these seats. The remaining one-year term of James Struble, who resigned, is also vacant. Terry Thompson currently holds this seat. The person who is voted into this seat will take office immediately following the budget vote on May 21, and remain in office until June 30, 2020. The following candidates filed nominating petitions by the April 22 deadline: Shawn Becker ...
Board of Education adopts next year’s budget proposal Board of Education adopts next year’s budget proposal: April 11, 2019 -- The Moravia Board of Education on April 10 adopted the district’s proposed $23,481,165 budget for the 2019-20 school year. The budget calls for a 2.47 percent increase in spending over 2018-19 and carries a 1.34 percent tax levy increase, the maximum allowed for the spending plan to pass with a simple majority. The fiscal plan includes no program reductions; adds a grades UPK-5 counselor, a grades 6-12 technology teacher, a special education teacher and one teacher aide; and increases technology support and special education services through BOCES. On Tuesday, May 21, residents will vote on the budget proposal and also elect four members to the Board of Education; decide on a proposition to replace three 66-passenger school buses at a cost not to ...
Blue Devil Broadcast students answer Blue Devil Broadcast students answer "What makes Moravia so special?": April 11, 2019 -- A group of students who work with technology teacher Kenneth Welgoss to produce Moravia High School's Blue Devil Broadcast recently created a video with the theme, "What makes Moravia so special?" and entered in the Rural Schools Association Student Video Contest. The students are: Josh Crull, grade 12 Eli Davis, grade 12 Tyler Moses, grade 10 Ethan Chandler, grade 11 Ben Bilinski, grade 12 Scottie Sovocool, grade 12 Check out the fruits of their labor below.  
Approved state budget increases education funding by $1 billion, enacts permanent property tax levy limit Approved state budget increases education funding by $1 billion, enacts permanent property tax levy limit: April 8, 2019 -- New York lawmakers have approved a state budget for 2019-20 that increases education funding by just over $1 billion and makes permanent the state’s property tax levy limit law, or tax cap.   The newly approved $175 billion state budget calls for total education spending of $27.9 billion, which represents an increase of 3.8 percent compared to the current year. School districts have been awaiting a finalized state budget agreement, which provides information about state aid levels for school district operating budgets, so that they can propose their own spending plans for the coming year.   The state aid increase includes $618 million in additional Foundation Aid and $342 million more in reimbursements for such designated expenses as transportation, ...
Cole All-Star Circus starts at 6:30 p.m. TONIGHT Cole All-Star Circus starts at 6:30 p.m. TONIGHT: REMINDER: The presentation of Billy Martin’s Cole All-Star Circus that had to be rescheduled earlier this year because of record-low wind chills takes place at 6:30 p.m. TONIGHT in the Moravia High School gym, (not at 7 p.m. as originally scheduled in January). 
FFA selling student-produced maple syrup FFA selling student-produced maple syrup: April 1, 2019 -- Moravia's Future Farmers of America (FFA) club is selling 16-ounce bottles of maple syrup, produced by Moravia High School's agriculture department, for $12. This syrup, on sale in the high school office, comes from sap tapped from on-campus trees and processed by students through our new evaporator/reverse osmosis set-up . Supplies are limited, so hurry in (maximum of five bottles per person). Checks should be made out to Moravia FFA.   
UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Moravia High School students turn the page on kindness with third-graders UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Moravia High School students turn the page on kindness with third-graders: March 28, 2019 -- In an event inspired by kindness and planned in partnership with the Moravia Rotary Club, a group of high school students made the short trek to Millard Fillmore Elementary School this morning to read a picture book aloud to third-graders. The book, “Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed,” written by Emily Pearson, recounts how a simple act of kindness can set off a chain reaction that ripples out exponentially. After the students read the book in pairs, they crafted paper “fortune tellers” filled with ways to be thoughtful to others. Bethany Mendoza, a Rotary Club member and new Spanish teacher at Moravia High School, spearheaded the project. The Rotarians purchased a copy of the book and donated them for each third-grader to ...
Freshman competes with national GPS leadership team Freshman competes with national GPS leadership team: March 28, 2019 -- B Jeffrey Carmichael efore last summer, Moravia High School freshman Jeffrey Carmichael didn’t give much thought to maps. “Sure, I looked at weather maps,” he said. “And I knew about Google Maps.” Then his mom heard from a co-worker about a 4-H group that uses geographic information system (GIS) technology to create data-rich maps. It sounded intriguing. And before long, Jeffrey applied to become a member of the National 4-H GIS/GPS Leadership Team and was designing a map of Moravia that incorporated data from the local Chamber of Commerce. By mid-July, he was jetting off to a conference in San Diego hosted by Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, with 17,000 other participants. The GIS/GPS leadership ...
CNY Central spotlights CNY Central spotlights "Mamma Mia!" on morning broadcast: March 21, 2019 -- Those not up before the sun Thursday morning might have missed the cast of Moravia High School's production of "Mamma Mia!" performing live for CNY Central's Brandon Roth. The Syracuse news affiliate's spotlight on the high school musical aired at 6:15 and 6:45 a.m. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday, March 22, 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24. Tickets can be purchased in advance by visiting  moraviamusic.weebly.com  for $8 or $9 at the door.  Watch the CNY Central segment now!
Juniors visit Syracuse national college fair Juniors visit Syracuse national college fair: Several juniors attended the Syracuse National College Fair held at Onondaga Community College this morning with Mrs. Taylor.  Students were able to gather information and speak to college reps from colleges all across the United States and even a few international schools.
Environmental science students get sweet on syrup production Environmental science students get sweet on syrup production: March 19, 2019 -- Environmental science students at Moravia High School kicked off the new week with a sweet assignment Monday: Watch the steam rise off 15 gallons of bubbling, boiling tree sap as the school's new rapid evaporator turned it into maple syrup. The device, purchased this year by agriculture teacher Paul Redmond with grant funding secured last year by his predecessor, Joe Killian, enabled the students to undertake a syrup production project that incorporates lessons in physics, mechanics, even marketing. The students will be bottling and selling the syrup to raise money for the school's Future Farmers of America (FFA) club, Mr. Redmond said. Junior Hunter Purdy designed a logo for the label. First, students tapped maple trees located on a hill near the school ...
February Athletes of the Month selected February Athletes of the Month selected: March 19, 2019 -- Congratulations to Moravia's February Athletes of the Month: Sierra Lyon, Gavin Stayton and Grace Wasileski.  Check out the Athletics Page for more information.
Parent/student meeting about Spain/Portugal trip Parent/student meeting about Spain/Portugal trip: March 19, 2019 -- Interested in traveling to Spain and Portugal next spring? There will be a parent/student informational meeting (grades 9-11) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in Mr. Vossler’s classroom in Moravia High School.
Congratulations to Moravia's scholar athletes Congratulations to Moravia's scholar athletes: March 18, 2019 -- The following student-athletes will be receiving a pin for a 90 or above average for the first marking period. Teams whose total GPA for 75 percent of the team was 90 or above:  Varsity Girls Basketball, team average: 92.604 Sophia Amos Gabrielle Kehoe Sierra Lyon Brianna Steger Brooke Steger Grace Wasileski Varsity Cheerleading, team average: 92.071 Trinity Dearden Brianna Eastman Isabelle Rutledge Hope Thilburg Emma Willis Varsity Boys Indoor Track, team average: 91.704 Andrew Badman Bryce Bevier Benjamin Bilinski Jeffrey Carmichael Nicholas Marnell Jared Russell Henry Scholl  Varsity Girls Indoor Track, team average: 93.474 Alexis Anderson Rachel Badman Alethea Banerjee Isobella Banerjee Mia Dillon ...
Hall of Achievement nominations now being accepted Hall of Achievement nominations now being accepted: What is the Moravia Hall of Achievement? The Hall of Achievement is an effort to recognize those graduates of Moravia High School who have succeeded in their careers and lives. Inductees are individuals who have distinguished themselves by virtue of their contributions to community and society.              The goal of the district’s Hall of Achievement is to introduce positive role models to students and the school community. Such models, by their very nature, inspire students to adopt high aspirations. How does someone get nominated to the Hall of Achievement? People like you nominate candidates. Each year the district will select inductees based upon nominations submitted by Moravia Central School ...
Residents will elect four Board of Education members Residents will elect four Board of Education members: March 7, 2019 -- On May 21, 2019, Moravia CSD residents will elect four members to the Board of Education. The terms of BOE members Shawn Becker, Kärin Dillon and Jeffrey Carmichael expire June 30, 2019. These terms of office will be for three years beginning July 1, 2019. The three top voter-getters will be elected to these seats.   The remaining one-year term of James Struble, who resigned, is also vacant. Terry Thompson currently holds this seat. The person who is voted into this seat will take office immediately following the budget vote on May 21, and remain in office until June 30, 2020.   Candidate petitions can be obtained at the District Office, 68 S. Main St., Moravia. Twenty-five signatures of qualified voters are needed on the petition, ...
Ready to 'take a chance' on 'Mamma Mia!'? Ready to 'take a chance' on 'Mamma Mia!'?: March 11, 2019 -- Get ready! The talented students at Moravia High School will bring classic ABBA songs to life in the popular musical “Mamma Mia!” on March 22, 23 and 24 in the Moravia High School Auditorium. Set on a Greek island, the story introduces audiences to Sophie Sheridan (Sydney Smith), a young woman about to marry her fiancé, Sky (John Read), when she discovers her mom’s diary from 20 years before. Single mother Donna (Ally Brown) has diligently worked day and night to keep her Taverna operating. The diary offers clues about her father’s identity – sort of. It reveals three potential candidates: Sam Carmichael (Aaron Ammerman), Bill Austin (Ben Bilinski) and Harry Bright (Jared Russell). Sophie’s journey to discover the identity of her ...
Deadline to order Memory Bricks is April 12 Deadline to order Memory Bricks is April 12: Illustration only. March 4, 2019 -- Each June, Moravia Middle School hosts a special ceremony to celebrate community, family and military members by dedicating bricks in their honor in the school’s Memory Park. Interested in honoring someone who has displayed "The Power of One" by purchasing a brick in their name? Just fill out and save the form below and email it to Donna Pasho at  dpasho@moraviaschool.org . Or you can print and mail it to Moravia Middle School.  The deadline to purchase a dedication brick is April 12. Call the Middle School Office at 315-497-2670 for more information. And feel free to visit the park any time; it was built for you!  
A message from the superintendent about online safety A message from the superintendent about online safety: Feb. 28, 2019 -- I want to make you aware of a social media challenge that according to media reports targets children and young adults, and has raised concern among parents here and across the country. This latest social media challenge, called the “Momo Challenge,” has been reported to appear at random in some kid-friendly YouTube videos, through the popular messaging app “WhatsApp” available on smartphones and tablets, and on Facebook. To the best of our knowledge, this is not a real threat and there have been no reported instances of harm to children connected with this apparent social media challenge. Even so, I believe it is important for parents to be aware of it and be sure to monitor your child’s activity while playing online games or watching videos ...



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