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DAY ONE SSD:  September 6, 2016.  Be there.  Stay there.  "Awake, Attend, Achieve".

News & Announcements

SHS and WSHS Students Visit Superintendent During Bell Week

Bell Week is coming to a head tonight at 7 p.m. at Valor Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium! This year's tough and gritty Invaders look to take down the high powered Knights, which have won the last four matches.

The Battle for the Bell began officially in 1954, but the rivalry game dates back to the first city championship game of 1909.

Good luck to all of our kids tonight!

STEAM Initiative with Salvadori Begins

More than 800 seventh-graders from the Scranton and Riverside school districts gathered at Genetti Manor in Dickson City on Tuesday for the launch of the STEAM program, a project of the Scranton Area Community Foundation and its Women in Philanthropy program. During the next two years, the districts will host the Salvadori Center, a New York City math and science education organization, which will deliver an eight-week curriculum.

Ronald McDonald House Launches "Books for Babies"

The Scranton School District and Ronald McDonald House of Scranton began the Books for Babies distribution this week. Parents of newborn babies
who are Scranton residents will receive a bag filled with information on the importance of reading to children and a board book for the baby.
Pictured are: Richard Bradshaw, Ronald McDonald House of Scranton Executive Director, Anne Salerno, Federal and Special Grants Administrator Scranton
School District, Dr. Alexis Kirijan, Scranton School District Superintendent and Bridget Slagan, Family Room Coordinator Ronald McDonald House

The SSD "Goes Pink" for the Komen Foundation

The Scranton School District is proud to participate in the "Community Goes Pink Challenge" in support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Mrs. Ruddy and Mr. Hart recently brought their talented Art IV students from West and SHS to decorate the administration building. They did an incredible job! The third floor windows say "Stand together," while the second floor windows say "Fight together."
Good luck to all of this weekend's Race for the Cure runners! #Communitygoespink

District Saves $329,000 by Streamlining Resources

In an effort to streamline and meet strategic goals, the Scranton School District’s central office has been downsized. Several positions have not been filed and employees have undertaken new responsibilities and duties.

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Calendar

Evening Student Registration

Date: 9/29/2016, 4 PM 7 PM
Location: Administration Building-1st Floor 425 N. Washington Ave. Scranton, PA 18503
School Board Meeting
Date: 10/3/2016, 7 PM 8 PM
Location: South Scranton Intermediate School 355 Maple Street Scranton 18505
1st Quarter Interim Progress Reports

Date: 10/6/2016
Teacher Professional Learning Day

Date: 10/7/2016
SCHOOLS CLOSED - Columbus Day

Date: 10/10/2016