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3rd grade awarded a SEMA grant 3rd grade awarded a SEMA grant: SEMA GRANT/Morrisville College 3rd Grade Field Trip     After submitting a proposal to the SEMA organization (Specialty Equipment Market Association), Mrs. Goodfellow was awarded a $1,000 Grant for our 3rd grade students to become engaged in the field of automotive design/engineering.  On April 26th, as part of our SEMA Grant, our 3rd grade traveled to Morrisville College. Professor Ray Grabowski gave us, and Mark Frigon with several FP HS students, a guided ...
Battle of the Books Battle of the Books: F-P Battle of the Books Goes Regional Battle of the Books is a voluntary reading incentive program for students in grades 3-8. The purpose is to encourage students to read good books and have fun while competing with peers.  Fabius-Pompey 5-8th grade students came together to read 10 books of different genres. They met as teams weekly the past 5 months and quizzes each other along with student coaches in grades 9 and 10.  On April 5 the 5th and 6th grade teams battled in ...
A Visit to Hospital Land A Visit to Hospital Land: A Visit to Hospital Land!   On April 9th and 10th, the first grade classes each took a trip to Hospital Land at Crouse Hospital! Hospital Land is sponsored by the Crouse Hospital Auxiliary and open to all first grade classes in the area. While there, the students were able to take part in a simulated surgery to remove someone’s tonsils. Each student had a role to play, from admitting the patient, preparing for surgery, delivering food from the cafeteria, and being ...
7th grade Farmer's Museum field trip 7th grade Farmer's Museum field trip: Seventh grade went on a field trip to the Farmer’s Museum in Cooperstown, NY on Thursday, April 4.  The students participated in a workshop program on life in the early 1800’s.  Each student had the opportunity to work with an artisan at two different workshops to make something that was part of everyday rural life in the 19th century.  This was a wonderful hands-on experience that the student thoroughly enjoyed.
Fabius-Pompey Student Athletes Participate in Leadership Academy Fabius-Pompey Student Athletes Participate in Leadership Academy: Fabius-Pompey Student Athletes Participate in Leadership Academy by Cait Smith, Physical Education teacher and coach The Leadership Academy is specifically designed for student-athletes in Section III.  Participants will explore curriculum modules throughout the program including: Adversity, Character, Sportsmanship, Attitude, Courage, Being a good Role Model, and much  more!  Eight Student-Athletes and 4 Coaches from Fabius-Pompey attended a meeting at Cortland high ...
Veterans Day Celebration at the Elementary School Veterans Day Celebration at the Elementary School: A Salute to Our Veterans! By Colleen Apgar, Elementary Teacher   On Friday, November 9, the Elementary School held it’s third annual Veterans Day Celebration. Nearly 30 Veterans were in attendance. All branches of the military were represented including a World War II Veteran! Mr. John Hall, a member of the Honor Flight Syracuse Board of Directors, and Director of Honor Flight Volunteer Resources, delivered the keynote address. He shared with the audience what ...
Buddy Bench Buddy Bench: On Friday, October 19, 2018, the Fabius-Pompey Elementary students and staff gathered together to recognize and embrace a new Buddy Bench on the playground. Jan and Marvin Murray donated the bench in memory of their son Marc who passed away from a long battle with leukemia. On the bench there is a plaque that states in memory of Marc Murray, and the message , “Treat others that way you want to be treated”.   The buddy bench originated in Germany, but started in the ...
Old Fly Marsh Old Fly Marsh: Old Fly Marsh Field Trip   The fifth graders traveled to Old Fly Marsh in Fabius on Friday for a field trip to study the ecology of a marsh.  Mr. Jack Gramlich, and his friend John, led student groups on tours of the marsh. Students learned about the importance of wetlands to our area, as well as the history of the marsh.  There was a discussion of the impact of invasive species (phragmites) on the marsh ecosystem. Students were also able to experience firsthand the ...
Number Scrolls at 1st grade Number Scrolls at 1st grade: Reaching 10,000   One of the rites of passage in the first grade is working on the number scroll.  It starts with a sheet with a 10 x 10 grid and the students begin writing their numbers.  When complete, it is attached to a cardboard tube and the next sheet begins at 101.  The goal was to finish one sheet per week and keep adding it to the previous sheet.   A parent once inquired why we would do such a thing as it seemed monotonous.  It was a fair question ...
2018 Art Recognition 2018 Art Recognition: 2018 Art Student Recognition On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 the Board of Education honored student artwork at their meeting.  Artwork was showcased from Kindergarten to twelfth grade. Mrs. Lindsley-Barton, Ms. Ashman, and Mr. Hyatt announced each student and their award.  The students showed the board members their artwork. The Board of Education president, Mr. Neugebauer presented each student with a certificate. NYSATA Student Art - Naturally, Beaver Lake Nature Center, ...
5th graders go to Albany 5th graders go to Albany: The fifth grade students went on a field trip to Albany, NY on May 3, 2018 to tour the capitol building and museum.  This is a great field trip to support 4th and 5th grade Social Studies curriculum. Our students have traveled to Albany for the past three years.      At the June 5th Board of Education meeting, Carson Edwards, Emma Kadlubowski, and Siriah Walser present to the board members their experience.  The students talked about the tour of the NY State ...
Agriculture/Dairy after school Cluster Agriculture/Dairy after school Cluster: Agriculture/Dairy after school Cluster   Six students in 3rd and 4th grade had the opportunity to be part of the first Agriculture/Dairy after school Cluster, put on the by the Onondaga County Dairy Promotions Team. Students met each week with 2nd Alternate NYS Dairy Princess, Zoie Skinner, a junior at FP, and several local Dairy Ambassadors (Cassandra Wilbur, Maddy Haaf, Isabella Esposito, Sasha Lelakowski, Isabella Loomis & Ruth Siau). The students learned to identify ...
7th grade visits the Farmer's museum in Cooperstown 7th grade visits the Farmer's museum in Cooperstown: The seventh grade took a field trip to the Farmer’s Museum in Cooperstown, NY on Thursday, March 22.  The students participated in a workshop program on life in the 1800’s.  Each student had an opportunity to work with an artisan at two different workshops to make something that was part of everyday rural life.  This was a wonderful hands-on experience that gave the students a window into the daily life of people in central New York in the 1840's.
Read Across America Read Across America:  Read Across America Week March 2 - 9 was Read Across America Week at the elementary school.  This year, we started our celebration with our traditional birthday cake for Dr. Seuss, baked by our wonderful cafeteria staff and decorated by Mr. Sims. We spent the week doing DEAR, or Drop Everything And Read time.  DEAR is a 20 minute block announced at a different time every day, when everyone in the building - faculty, staff, and students - drops whatever they’re ...
Hour of Code Hour of Code: On Friday, December 8th, the 5th grade students participated in Hour of Code.  The day before, the students watched a 5 minute video titled “Computer Science is Changing Everything.” The video showed all the ways computer science is incorporated into our lives and the different professions it impacts. The morning of Hour of Code, the students came in excited for the opportunity to participate! Each student used a Google Chromebook and had the choice of using Tynker ...
FP Chess Wins at CS Drive Middle School FP Chess Wins at CS Drive Middle School: FP Chess Wins at CS Drive Middle School   Chess has continued to thrive at the Fabius Pompey Middle-High School Library.  Chess Board are available during any point in the day and the Chess Cart a common fixture in the lunchroom.  Fabius Pompey has a long tradition of Chess and we are excited to inspire a new generation of chess players.    Photo (L-R) Row 1: Walter Kirkeby, Wyatt Drexler, Will Skeval, Carlina Wallace, Blake ...
Teen Institute’s Heart of NY conference 2017 Teen Institute’s Heart of NY conference 2017: This year at Teen Institute’s Heart of NY conference 2017 the TI students did a fantastic job. Tyler Gorman was a returning Senior Youth Staff and Karley Whalen and Jeremy Skeele were Junior Youth Staff. Together with youth from 21 other schools or regions they created and executed one of the biggest events in TI history! We had 7 participants this year who learned about advocacy for a substance-free school and community, public service and leadership. These participants, Megan Gagnier, ...
Terry Lindsley-Barton honored at the  2017 New York State Art Teachers Association conference Terry Lindsley-Barton honored at the 2017 New York State Art Teachers Association conference: Terry Lindsley-Barton honored at the New York State Art Teachers Association Conference   Terry Lindsley-Barton, Fabius-Pompey Elementary Art Teacher has been chosen as a recipient of the New York State Art Teachers Association Raymond C. Henry Award. The Raymond C. Henry Award is given in honor of the lifelong contributions of Raymond C. Henry. A grant of $500.00 is awarded to an individual NYSATA member to aid in the development and completion of a specialized art education project. ...
3rd grade Outreach Field Trip 3rd grade Outreach Field Trip: 3rd Grade Field Trip to the Food Pantry By: Adelina Kindon/3-Goodfellow On Thursday November 9th, the third graders had a fantastic time at the food pantry.  The most important thing the food pantry does is give away food to people who don’t have enough.  We learned that the dates on certain food are just a guide to use, because it can last five years after that date.  Next, we put the food from the school on the shelves.  Finally, we talked about the ...
Public Speaking Class reads to Elementary Students Public Speaking Class reads to Elementary Students: Public Speaking is an elective offered at the high school level for students who want to improve their confidence while speaking in front of a group.  The elective is based around practicing the skill of speaking as much as possible to build a student’s courage and self-assurance. We focus heavily on variations in pacing and pitch, the importance of pause, the necessity of genuine eye contact, the need for enthusiasm and expression, and changes in volume, tone, and inflection. ...



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