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DeWitt Middle School

Dewitt Middle School

Mac Knight, Principal
Karen Rachetta, Associate Principal

560 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
Main Office: (607) 257-3222
Fax: (607) 266-3502

9:00 AM – 3:20 PM
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School News
Two ICSD Educators Receive Governor’s Excellence in Teaching Award:    Commissioner Samuel D. Roberts visited the Ithaca City School District on May 10, 2018 to award two teachers with Governor Cuomo’s Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award .   The honorees, DeWitt Middle School technology teacher David Buchner and Ithaca High School math teacher Steve Weissburg, were recognized as teachers who: Exemplify the dedication, mission, skill, expertise, and talent of outstanding teachers; Inspire and motivate all children ... more >>
Ithaca Technology Student Association Wins Big at Regional Conference: (click on photo to enlarge)   Ithaca teams from DeWitt Middle School and Ithaca High School earned a combined 23 first-place finishes and 4 podium sweeps at the 40th annual Connecticut Technology Student Association (TSA) Conference in West Hartford. Hundreds of participants and 22 schools represented Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island at the conference. The conference offered 22 high school competitive events and 21 middle school events ranging ... 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 >>
DeWitt Ping Pong Club: How does a school build cross-cultural communication and community? At DeWitt Middle School, one way they do it is through ping pong! With the support of an IPEI Teacher Grant awarded to Carol Hoffman (ENL teacher and Ping Pong Club Advisor), DeWitt hosts a monthly ping pong party, open to all ICSD students, families, and community members. The goals of the ping pong project are to bring people together, to increase family engagement in school, and to simply have fun together. It is a great way ... more >>

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DeWitt Observer

January 2018

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Beverly J Martin
Cayuga Heights
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DeWitt Middle
Ithaca HS
Lehman Alternative


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