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Welcome

Welcome to the 2016-17 school year, students and parents! 

Announcements

  • 2017 Budget Vote and Board Elections
    Please visit our 2017 Budget Vote and Elections Section for information regarding the Budget Vote on May 16, 2017, Open Board Seats, and Voter Registration Day. 

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  • School Board Voter Registration
    Are you at least 18 years of age, currently living in Lackawanna but not registered to vote in the School Board Election? If so, please stop in room 107 at the McKinley Administration Building located at 245 South Shore Blvd. on May 1, 2017 from 12:00 -5:00 p.m. to register to vote in the upcoming School Board Election which will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017!

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  • Transportation Request Deadline
    The deadline to request transportation for resident students for the 2017-2018 school year for Non-Public/Charter schools is April 1, 2017. Please click here for the Non-Public/Charter School Transportation Service Request Form and instructions. Student information must be up-to-date in our Registration Office before services can be provided.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society Mandatory Parent meeting on Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 3:30 p.m.
    Please read the following letter pertaining to a mandatory parent meeting for Lackawanna Middle and High School students in the National Honor Society and/or National Junior Honor Society. 

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  • January 2017 Regents Week Bus Stop Schedule for Lackawanna High School
    Please click here to read the Bus Stop Schedule during Regents Week (Tuesday, January 24 - Thursday, January 26, 2017).

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  • 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.

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  • 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

     

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  • 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.

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  • ATTENTION PARENTS:
    Please read this letter regarding recent water quality testing completed in the Lackawanna City School District. Please click here to view the letter in Arabic. 

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  • Welcome Back Faculty and Staff!
    2016-2017 Opening Day Documents are now available for new and returning Staff and Teachers. 

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  • 2016 - 2017 District Calendars Now Available
    Please click here to view the Instructional Calendar and the District Calendar and Directory.

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  • 2016-17 School Meal Program Information Now Available
    Please visit the Food Service Department webpage for 2016-17 school lunch prcing, Free and Reduced School Meal Applications and Letters to Parents for Grades K-5 and 6-12. 

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  • SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY

    Staff and student social media policies were adopted by the Board of Education in February 2015. Click here to review both policies.

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  • ATTENDANCE

    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 mbender@lackawannaschools.org. Click here for more information.

    Board Policy for Attendance Policy Number 7110

     

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  • 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.

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  • JOB POSTINGS

    Complete details about current postings within the Lackawanna City School District may be found here.

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OUR VISION
Our Vision is to educate and support all of our students in meeting or exceeding the New York State Learning Standards necessary to graduate from the Lackawanna City School District and to become contributing members of the community.
 
OUR MISSION
All Faculty and Staff of the Lackawanna City School District will implement and continually refine a well-defined standards-based curriculum which is culturally responsive to the needs of all students in order to develop their academic knowledge and skills, educational and career pursuits, lifelong learning and social responsibility.
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