Co-Curricular Advisory Committee:
A newly formed community advisory committee is working to increase student engagement in the arts, athletics, and other co-curricular activities.
The committee – facilitated by Fine and Performing Arts Director Daphne Shululu and Director of Athletics and Wellness Samantha Little – is examining barriers to participation in co-curricular activities and will explore ways to eliminate them.
“We’ve never done anything like this before,” Little said about ...
ICSD Safe Schools Plan (Draft):
A draft of the Ithaca City School District Safety Plan is now available for public review. The date for a public hearing to discuss the draft plan is yet to be finalized. Please follow the link below to view the plan. A hard copy of the draft is also available at the Superintendent's Office, located in the District Board Building at 400 Lake Street Ithaca, NY.
ICSD Safe Schools Plan (Draft)
IHS Teacher Awarded Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching:
Ithaca High School social studies teacher Keith Thompson is one of 38 highly accomplished U.S. teachers awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching fellowship for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). It is an intensive international exchange and professional development program ...
Anti-Marginalization Design Team:
A newly formed anti-marginalization design team is examining how the ICSD’s curriculum can support students in developing anti-racist understandings and practices.
About 26 educators are participating in the group’s first cohort, some of whom already met twice over the summer to begin weaving anti-marginalization lessons into the district’s existing case study and project-based learning work at all grade levels. This includes examining how to fit anti-marginalization and ...
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The first year of Project Innovation – the ICSD’s project-based summer school program – was a great success!
The six-week, fully inclusive Project Innovation brought together about 100 students of varied abilities ...