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20 Questions: Aimee Mumford: What is Ms. Mumford's favorite part of teaching? How about her favorite singer?! Find out those things and more in the edition of Pulaski High School's 20 Questions! more >>
Lura M. Sharp Honors Veterans: The Lura M. Sharp Elementary community recently gathered to celebrate and honor local veterans during a Veterans Day celebration. The event included a video thanking each branch of the United States military, as well as a slideshow featuring photos of veterans that are related to students and staff at the school. more >>
20 Questions: Coach Paul Monnat: Welcome to our first segment of 20 Questions, where you can find out more about our High School Staff! First up,  Football Coach Paul Monnat! SPOILER ALERT, he loves football! more >>
Fifth Graders Take Writing Pledge: Fifth graders at Lura M. Sharp have taken the pledge to become better writers by setting writing goals to understand how to read rubrics.   Teacher Danielle Lasell said the idea for the writing goals came after she filled out student rubrics from on-demand assessments, which help provide feedback to students on areas that they need to strengthen.   “I did not want to assume that all students understood how to read a rubric and why they are used as ‘feedback’ to help promote their writing abilities,” said Lasell. “I created a ‘goal setting’ plan in order for students to better understand the three categories the rubric is broken into: development, structure and language conventions.   Lasell said the students responded well ... more >>
Lura Sharp Elementary Celebrates Halloween!: Plenty of fun (and spookiness) was had at Lura M. Sharp's Halloween Parade!! Students dressed up in a variety of costumes and paraded out of the school and down the street, where parents were waiting to snap a few photos. Below are a few photos from the parade! more >>
Students Participate in First OCAY League Event: Pulaski High School students participated in the first Oswego County Academic Youth League (OCAY) competition of the school year left students puzzled as their deductive reasoning was tested in a series of mind-boggling puzzle challenges.   Teams of students entered the Mind Boggler Arena to put their logical reasoning to the test. The game master selected a secret, pre-set code of four color dots in a specific order, and the students were challenged to break the code.   Other tasks included timed 3D puzzles and pen/pencil visual-spatial tests. more >>
Lura M. Sharp Showcases Student Achievement at Open House: Student achievement was on full display during Lura M. Sharp Elementary School’s recent open house. The event provided students with the opportunity to introduce their families to teachers and staff at the school, and for teachers to discuss the progress students have made thus far in the school year. Parents were able to see class spaces and student work that was showcased throughout the hallways of the school. Students eagerly pointed out their school projects and where their locker was located. Principal Susan Lohret welcomed community members and said she was enthusiastic about the school year. more >>
Jared Campbell Visits PACS: Pulaski Academy & Central School District recently invited an award winning singer and songwriter to the district to perform songs promoting kindness, compassion and respect.   Musician Jared Campbell visited with students at Pulaski Middle School and Lura M. Sharp Elementary School and focused on the importance of kindness and respect.   At Lura M. Sharp Elementary, Campbell performed several fun sing-a-long songs, including one that encouraged students to be super heroes by following three simple rules: learn respect, put safety first and always look out for others.   Campbell also performed an anti-bullying song, which noted in the lyrics that student’s simply need to, “Do the right thing.” more >>
Origins of the Spirit Salmon: A Spirit Week Story: It's one of Pulaski's greatest mysteries... the origins of the Spirit Salmon. Where did it come from? How did it become the symbol of Spirit Week? And why is it so important to the district and community? Find out below! more >>
Superintendent's Coffee & Conversation: Please join Superintendent Dr. Brian Hartwell for his monthly Coffee & Conversation Night to discuss district and community happenings! more >>
UPK Students Ready To Learn: They may only be two weeks into school, but students in the Universal Pre-Kindergarten program are ready to learn. In just 10 days of school, the students have learned an assortment of key fundamentals, including writing, numbers, organization and teamwork. more >>
Fifth Graders Take on Leadership Role: Select fifth grade students at Lura M. Sharp Elementary School in the Pulaski Academy & Central School District have been showcasing leadership and teamwork in their new role as hallway safety patrol members.   The safety patrol team was created to provide fifth graders with an opportunity to gain leadership skills, as well as to provide additional assistance to younger students in the hallways during the morning rush. more >>
Kindergarten Students Prepare For Year: Kindergarten students have hit the ground running and seem more than prepared for the the 2017-18 school year. The students and their parents recently particiated in a "Meet The Teacher" event to visit their new surroundings. The event included a tour of their new classroom, checking out their new desk and locker area and even fun writing games.   more >>
Representatives from Colleges & Universities to visit PACS: Representatives from the following colleges and universities will visit the Pulaski High School Guidance Office in October:   Alfred State College October 4 9:30am Cayuga Community College October 4 11:00am SUNY Oswego October 17 10:00am SUNY Buffalo October 18 10:00am Utica College October 18 11:30am Clarkson University October 19 1:30pm SUNY Herkimer October 20 12:00pm SUNY Canton October 25 10:00am Hartwick College October 27 10:15am University of Tampa October 27 11:00am SUNY Potsdam ... more >>
PACS Enjoys First Day of School: Pulaski Academy & Central School District had plenty of smiling faces on September 6, as students from kindergarten to 12th grade made their first impressions on the first day of school for the 2017-18 school year. Second grade students are all smiles on the first day of school. Principal Mike Bateson provides some words of encouragement to high school students on opening day. Pulaski Middle School had a blast on the first day of school. more >>
2017-18 Welcome Back Video: For the start of the 2017-18 school year, we asked faculty members three questions. Here were their answers! more >>
PACS Updates Food Allergen Policy: Pulaski Academy & Central School District is taking extra preventative steps for the 2017-18 school year as it relates to food allergens and student safety. At Pulaski High School and Middle School, no food will be permitted in academic areas, including hallways and classrooms. Additionally, any classroom projects involving food will first have to be approved by the school. The cafeterias will also now have designated locations where students can eat foods that contain potential allergens. “Can a student still bring in a peanut butter sandwich? Yes,” said high school principal Mike Bateson. “But it will need to be eaten in the cafeteria in a safe location. It’s about making the building safe.” Bateson said upwards of 30 individuals throughout ... more >>
Pulaski Schools Feature new Raptor System: Pulaski Academy & Central School District has a new visitor management system in place at all three of its schools called the Raptor Security System. The system will be used during the school day as a way to protect students, faculty and staff, and will provide a consistent mechanism for tracking visitors and volunteers from throughout the district. “We wanted a system that was least impactful for the community, but also secures the safety of our students and staff,” said high school principal Mike Bateson. All visitors will be asked to sign into each building with a valid driver’s license or government ID, and will then receive a printed badge that they can stick to their shirts. Once a visitor has presented identification the first time, they will not ... more >>
Stuff-A-Bus Heading To Pulaski: The 2017 Stuff-A-Bus program will be collecting school supplies at Kinney Drugs in Pulaski from 8:30 to 2:45 p.m. Supplies will can then be picked up on August 22 at Pulaski Middle School/High School from 1 to 3 p.m. Donations are greatly appreciated!! more >>
Congratulations Class of 2017: Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Good luck in your future endeavors! To view photos from graduation, please click the video below: