Four LHS student candidates were inducted into Erie 1 BOCES chapter of the NTHS at 7 p.m. on March 17.
Read more about this opportunity by clicking on the link.
The board of education's monthly work session will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11 at 245 South Shore Blvd. in the Superintendents' Conference Room. A monthly meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 at the same location.
The Regular School Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 5:00 PM at the McKinley Conference Room located at 245 South Shore Blvd.
Family Engagement Survey
We are very interested in the perspective of our families as an important part of our planning. Our family/school relationship and partnership is central to our students’ success. Please click here for the "Lackawanna City School District 2016/17 Family Engagement Survey." Instructions, including the password to take the survey, can be found in the letter sent home in March 2017 to parents. You can find the family survey letter by clicking here.
Lead Testing Updates
Please read the latest 2nd Draw Lead Testing Results/Updates. For more infortmation about the 2016-17 State-wide lead testing in schools and for results within Lackawanna Public Schools, please visit our Lead Testing Results 2016-17 webpage, located under the "Our District" section.
UNIVERSAL PRE-KINDERGARTEN (UPK) REGISTRATION
The UPK Program is for children who are four-years-old, on or before December 1, 2017. Our UPK Program is located at Truman Elementary School.
UPK Registration runs from February 1 - June 1, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Central Registration Office at McKinley School, 245 South Shore Blvd. for the 2018-18 school year. Enrollment is limited, so don’t delay. To apply for the 2017-2018 school year UPK Program, submit a complete registration packet, one for each child, along with the following to the Registration Office: proof of guardianship: such as the child's birth certificate, proof of residency, child’s immunization record and updated physical, and parent photo identification. Please visit our UPK webpage for more information or download our UPK flyers: UPK flyer - English. UPK Flyer - Arabic. UPK Flyer - Arabic.
Lackawanna Schools Security Initiative
Our District has been working to increase security in all buildings. New security procedures have been adopted at the elementary schools as well as the Middle and High School Campus. For more information, please read this letter from the Superintendent.
Lackawanna Lead Testing Results and Action Plan
Please read this letter to review Lackawanna City School District’s lead testing results and action plan. The safety and security of Lackawanna CSD students, families, faculty, staff and community is the District’s main priority. We are taking responsive action to ensure each water source is in compliance with NYS water standards.
For information about lead testing in school drinking water, please visit the Erie County Department of Health website by clicking here.
Extended School Day Program Now Available for Lackawanna Middle School Students
Lackawanna Middle School and the YWCA have partnered together to offer Lackawanna Middle School Students a FREE Extended School Day. Program hours are 2:04-4:34 p.m., on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The staff has begun working together to provide engaging activities and enrichment programs offered during after school hours that focus on four themes: Health and Wellness, Leader in Me, Science Academy, and Artists’ Academy.
For more information and for the enrollment packet for the Extended School Day Program at Lackawanna Middle School, please click here.
The YWCA is also searching for Assistant Teachers. You can find the application by clicking here.
As part of our comprehensive intervention plan, the District Attendance Teacher, Mrs Meagan Bender monitors, collects and reports student attendance data. She also serves as part of the District Data Team and is the District McKinney Vento representative for homeless students/families. She can be reached at 827-6729 or by firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more information.
Board Policy for Attendance Policy Number 7110
CHARGE POLICY FOR MEALS
The District's charge policy for the school breakfast/lunch program for Grades Pre-K – 12 states if your child has charged 2 breakfasts, he/she will not be able to receive a breakfast. If your child has charged 2 lunches, a peanut butter or cheese sandwich (with milk, fruit, vegetable or soup) will be provided. Click here for an application to apply for Free/Reduced Meals.