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Cayuga Heights Elementary

Cayuga Heights Elementary

Brad Pollack, Principal

110 East Upland Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Main Office: (607) 257-8557
Fax: (607) 257-8142

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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Cayuga Heights Frog Pond: In May, Cayuga Heights Elementary School celebrated the opening of its new frog pond with a ribbon cutting and several frog-related activities. The pond, an idea of the school's third grade classes, came to life over the last year with help from families, ICSD staff, and local businesses. All CHES classes will use the pond as a learning space!   more >>
Cayuga Heights Radio Dramas: Through writing, rehearsing and recording audio stories, Cayuga Heights fifth-graders have recaptured the magic of the radio era.   Long before the students were born, radio dramas were a popular way to bring stories into American living rooms.   Fifth graders have been working with Aoise Stratford, a playwright and visiting assistant professor in Cornell University’s Department of Performing and Media Arts, over the month of April to create their own version of the radio ... more >>
Dr. Brown and IPD Chief Tyler Talk School Safety: The Ithaca City School District is committed to collaborating with the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) and other local law enforcement agencies on issues regarding school safety. This week, ICSD Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown and Ithaca Police Chief Pete Tyler met to discuss current and future safety precautions in the wake of recent acts of violence in schools. “The largest factor of the whole thing is the buy-in, from top to bottom,” Tyler said. “The Superintendent ... more >>
Message from Superintendent Brown Regarding District Safety Plans: February 15, 2018   Dear Families, Students, and Staff,   In light of the terrible incident yesterday in Florida, I wish to update you on the Ithaca City School District’s continuous efforts to provide a safe learning environment for our students and staff. The ICSD has a Code of Conduct and a District Safety Plan , which also contains specific Building Safety Plans. Per NYS regulations, each school is required to conduct eight evacuation drills and four lockdown (intruder/shooter, ... more >>
Families in the ICSD Farm to Table Program Broke Bread to Cap Off a Successful First Year: A celebratory harvest dinner at Lehman Alternative Community School (LACS) brought over 100 students and their families out for a night of learning, bonding, and trying a variety of fresh foods made by program participants and local restaurants.   During the dinner, students showed off projects they’d completed based around the farm-to-table concept, including “good food guides,” posters, and mobiles. They also reflected on what they learned about where food comes from ... more >>

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Ithaca City School District
Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent
400 Lake Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 274-2101