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Truxton Academy Charter School Impact on Homer Schools – PUBLIC HEARING - Wednesday 10/12/16:
On September 16, 2016 the Homer Central School District received notice from New York State Education Department that the Truxton Academy Charter School Application had been accepted for review on possible action at the November 14-15, 2016 meeting ... more >>

Welcome Back to School!:
The 2016-2017 school year starts Tuesday, September 6. Here is some important information to prepare you for the new school year.   Are you new to the District? All students who are new to the Homer Central School District must ... more >>

Parent Information - How to Help Your Children with Mental Health Issues:
Your teen’s emotional/mental health: The teen years are a time of turmoil for many teens and their parents. Both struggle with balancing the desire for increased independence with the continuing need for guidance and support. Teens might ... more >>

Announcing Seven Valleys New Tech Academy - Fall 2016:
A “New Tech” School is opening in our area! Opening September 2016 Beginning with grades 9 & 10 with 50 learners Adding grades 11 & 12 in subsequent years Full enrollment of 100 learners Districts: ... more >>

District Water Testing Results:
  First round of water testing results available Dear Homer community, We have received some of our water testing results from four of our school buildings and wanted to update you on the findings. ... read the attached Letter to the ... more >>
Trojan Messenger      
JV and Varsity Volleyball Dig Pink:
HUGE thank you to everyone for their support for the JV and Varsity Volleyball Dig Pink ?on ??October 4 th .  We along with Cazenovia were able to raise just over $1500.00 for The Side Out Foundation and cancer research.  Our donations will be combined with the other 16 participating CNY schools to try to reach the main goal of $10,000.  Thanks to all who donated, in person or online, those who made baked goods, those who volunteered to help at the event, and to those who came to support the girls.  

Healthy Cortland:
July 15-24 th reserve units from the Army, Air Force, Marines and Navy were stationed at Homer Intermediate and Jr. High Schools for Healthy Cortland IRT, an event that offered free health care opportunities to hundreds of local residents.   Healthy Cortland IRT (Innovative Readiness Training) is a Department of Defense training exercise to provide real world training opportunities for service members while supporting the needs of America’s rural communities. In this exercise, more than 160 service members came to Cortland County from across the U.S. offering patients from our community basic medical, dental, optometry and veterinary care services. Scores of volunteers from throughout the community contributed to the success of the event by managing patient flow, parking, ... more >>

Achieve3000 has recognized Mrs. Dugan’s and Mrs. Exelby’s Junior High class for their year-long hard work and overall Lexile improvement. The students were given weatherproof, removable bumper stickers and asked to share their achievements with Achieve3000 by posting a picture of themselves along with the sticker and tagging Archive3000 on Facebook or Twitter. This achievement is proof of the amount of encouragement and support provided by their teachers. So be looking out for these pictures from our kids and from kids across the country!   

Homer High International Club:
Homer High International Club At their final meeting of the school year, the International Club celebrated the success of their donation drive.  Throughout the months of April and May the students collected donations of extra change from friends and family and put together $600 to be used for scholarship money for two young ladies in Nepal.  These young women were orphaned in the devastating earthquake that hit the capital city in April of last year.   The funds are being sent to the Nhocca orphanage in Kathmandu, Nepal.  For more information about the girls go to the Homer International Club webpage or check out www.nhocca.org.  

Building Minds in South Sudan:
Sixth graders Emma A. and Charlotte W. are holding a certified check made out to the charity Building Minds in South Sudan. Last December, a former Lost Boy of Sudan, Sebastian Maroundit, spoke to the Junior High student body. Sebastian told his story of surviving the Sudanese civil war, walking hundreds of miles to a refugee camp, and his eventual journey to America. Sebastian is a firm believer in the power of education to change lives and build a strong future for all. To that end, he founded his charity ( www.bmiss.org ) to build schools in South Sudan. Homer students collected spare change from students and staff, and also placed collection jars in local businesses that sell Fair Trade and Organic products. Way to go, Emma and Charlotte, for demonstrating character education in real ... more >>

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Homer Central School District
Ms. Nancy Ruscio, Superintendent

80 South West Road
Homer, NY 13077

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