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Homer Senior Awarded National Honor Society Scholarship Homer Senior Awarded National Honor Society Scholarship The National Honor Society has announced that Homer High School senior Andrew Fagerheim has been awarded a $3,200 scholarship toward higher education. Fagerheim was chosen from nearly 7,000 applicants and is one of 575 students to receive this prestigious scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually based on academic achievement, service, leadership, and character. During his time at Homer High School, Fagerheim displayed these four pillars of the National Honor Society through his work for the Environmental Club and Homer’s Green Team. Fagerheim also works in the community as an Assistant Climate Smart Communities Coordinator for the Village of Homer. “Andrew has done an excellent job both in the classroom and in the community,” Homer High School ...
Homer High School Honors Top Students for Class of 2020 Homer High School Honors Top Students for Class of 2020 By demonstrating hard work, dedication and a commitment to their studies, 14 seniors from Homer High School are being recognized as the top 10 percent for the class of 2020. These students displayed tremendous academic achievement to earn this honor. Andrew Fagerheim and Marlena Kruman have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. The following students are listed by rank. Andrew Fagerheim (valedictorian), Marlena Kruman (salutatorian), Lydia Sujkowski, Brady Hartnett, Stephen Gilbert, Meagan Tyler, Allison Thompson, Ellis Han, Grace Jacobi, Ryan McLaughlin, Delaney Hartnett, Melinda Settineri, Madison Sciera, and Thomas Eaton. Homer High School Principal Douglas Van Etten said he is proud of the accomplishments of all 14 students and said he’s ...
May 12th Board of Education Meeting May 12th Board of Education Meeting In accordance with Executive Order No. 202.1  from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Homer Central Schools Board of Education will encourage social distancing by members of the board of education and members of the public at the May 12th, 2020 meeting. Any member of the public interested in participating may view the meeting by accessing this link  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQUkjdBWOe36yve6zN5LirQ ...
Budget Vote Results for 2020-2021 Budget Vote Results for 2020-2021 Proposition 1 - 2020-2021 Budget PASSED - The voters in the Homer Central School District have approved the proposed budget Yes- 1162 No- 384 Proposition 2 - Leasing of School Buses PASSED - The voters in the Homer Central School District have approved this proposition Yes- 1215 No-  334 Board Seats -  (Top 3 for 3 open seats) - Total Votes Sonia Apker - 939 Julie McChesney - 1037 Luke M. Morenus - 1203
April 20th Board of Education meeting April 20th Board of Education meeting In accordance with Executive Order No. 202.1  from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Homer Central Schools Board of Education will encourage social distancing by members of the board of education and members of the public at the April 20, 2020 meeting. Any member of the public interested in participating may view the meeting by accessing this link  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQUkjdBWOe36yve6zN5LirQ ...
April 14th Board of Education meeting April 14th Board of Education meeting In accordance with Executive Order No. 202.1  from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Homer Central Schools Board of Education will encourage social distancing by members of the board of education and members of the public at the April 14, 2020 meeting. Any member of the public interested in participating may view the meeting by accessing this link  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQUkjdBWOe36yve6zN5LirQ ...
Messages From Our Staff Messages From Our Staff Check below for messages from our staff! High School messages are coming soon!  Elementary School Intermediate School Junior High School
Pre-K Application Now Available Pre-K Application Now Available Pre-K applications are now available!  Head over to our Pre-Kindergarten Page for an application and more information.
CHROMEBOOK HELP CHROMEBOOK HELP If you are experiencing issues with your child's Chromebook, we are here to help!  Please fill out your issue and contact information on the Student Help Desk ticket below   or call us at 607-749-1019. If we can't figure out a way to solve the issue remotely, we will swap your Chromebook out for you at a meal distribution site on Tuesday or Thursday.  Thank you for your support!  Loading&hellip;
All parks, fields and playgrounds closed All parks, fields and playgrounds closed
March 24th Board of Education meeting March 24th Board of Education meeting In accordance with Executive Order No. 202.1 from Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Homer Central Schools Board of Education will encourage social distancing by members of the board of education and members of the public at the March 24, 2020 meeting. Any member of the public interested in participating may view the meeting by accessing this link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQUkjdBWOe36yve6zN5LirQ ...
Meal Distribution Information Meal Distribution Information During the period of school closure, Homer Central School recognizes the importance of a child's access to food. To ensure that every child that needs access has it, we have developed the following free breakfast/lunch distribution plan. 
District Large Gathering Information District Large Gathering Information Beginning today, March 13, 2020, we are  cancelling all non-scholastic events until April 14, 2020 . This may be extended or shortened.  This includes any large indoor event (HCSD or otherwise), and non-HCSD events/meetings held on our campuses. Please see guidance below on school-sponsored events.  These will be in effect until further notice. Continuing Cancelled HCSD-sponsored classes HCSD-sponsored after school sports practices HCSD-sponsored outdoor sporting events HCSD-sponsored after school clubs HCSD-sponsored after school rehearsals HCSD-sponsored Extended Day programming HCSD-sponsored breakfast and lunch in school cafeterias Licensed ...
COVID-19 Updates COVID-19 Updates Meal Distribution Information - Click Here District Home Learning Portal - Click Here June 5, 2020 letter from Superintendent Turck: Dear Homer Schools Community,   I hope that you and your family are well and that you have exciting plans for the weekend.  This communication serves as a reminder about the Student Belongings Pickup/ School Materials return schedule for next week.  Please see the schedule below.   Student Materials Pickup/School Materials Return   Families are able to stop at each of their children’s schools next week at the following times…   Monday, June 8 th ………12-4 p.m.……. Last Name A-E Tuesday, ...
Homer Elementary Student in the News! Homer Elementary Student in the News! Check out this INCREDIBLE story of Homer Elementary student Mira C. on her efforts to go green within the Homer community! https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/news/2020/03/11/elementary-school-student-fights-to-protect-the-earth- We are so proud of you Mira!
Homer Junior High Students Create 'The Scooter Project' Homer Junior High Students Create 'The Scooter Project' Homer Junior High School students are raising money and awareness to combat animal cruelty through the creation of The Scooter Project.   The Scooter Project is named after Scooter, a bait dog that was found in poor health in South Carolina.  Bait dogs are used in dog fighting rings to teach dogs to attack and fight. Due to the injuries Scooter suffered, veterinarians were unable to save his ears.   When learning about Scooter’s condition, Homer Junior High students knew they had to do something to help.   “The kids have been amazing in their eagerness to spring into action,” teacher Cassie Shurtleff said. “They’ve completely fallen in love with the dog.”   Students have dedicated hours of community service ...
Matteson Honored as Arts Educator of the Year Matteson Honored as Arts Educator of the Year Homer Intermediate School music teacher Michelle Matteson was recently named the Arts Educator of the Year as part of the Le Moyne College Arts Administration Program inaugural Impact Awards.   Matteson, who has been teaching music at the school for the last 20 years, said she is humbled and honored by the award.   “There are so many great music teachers that give their hearts to their students,” said Matteson. “And being an elementary music teacher, it makes it even more special.”   The Impact Awards are meant to celebrate those who work behind the scenes to produce, present, curate and/or teach the arts. Matteson said she was amazed to be included with other winners, such as Symphonia Director of Operations Jon Garland.   Matteson ...
COVID-19 Updates COVID-19 Updates March 11, 2020   Dear Homer Schools Community, I last wrote to you on March 4, 2020 regarding COVID-19. While the Homer Central School District DOES NOT have any confirmed cases of COVID-19, caused by the Novel Coronavirus in our schools, I do have some new information I want to share with you. Please know that the school district works closely with the Department of Health (DOH). New guidance from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has provided additional guidelines for K-12 schools to handle COVID-19. The Governor has stated that if a student or staff member tests positive for COVID-19, the NYSDOH will require an initial 24-hour closure, in order to begin an investigation to determine the contacts the individual may have had within the school environment. ...
2020-21 Kindergarten Registration Begins in March 2020-21 Kindergarten Registration Begins in March   Update Monday 3/16/2020: Kindergarten Registration will be rescheduled with the date to be determined. Kindergarten registration for the 2020-21 school year will take place on weekdays, beginning on Monday, March 23, and ending on Friday, March 27, 2020. Registration will take place at the Homer Elementary School (9 Central Park Place, Homer, NY 13077).*   IMPORTANT: After completing your Homer Registration Packet (which you should receive in the mail in early March) and preparing your required documents to be submitted at registration, please make an appointment to come into the Elementary School.    Click here to schedule an appointment  Daytime registration appointments will be available from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ...
Matteson Named Arts Educator of the Year Matteson Named Arts Educator of the Year Homer Intermediate School music teacher Michelle Matteson has been named the Arts Educator of Year as part of the Le Moyne College Arts Administration Program inaugural  Impact Awards: Celebrating Arts & Culture. The awards - which will be presented at an event at Le Moyne on Monday, Feb. 24 - offer the community an opportunity to recognize excellent leaders in the arts, including managers, board members, and teachers. “Our selection committee, comprised of community members with significant experience in our industry, were incredibly impressed with the pool of nominees,” said Travis Newton, director of the College’s Arts Administration Program. “This year’s recipients were in very good company, and we’re so pleased to recognize their work ...



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