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Union Springs High School Awards Ceremony Union Springs High School Awards Ceremony: To view the 2021 Union Springs High School Awards Ceremony, please watch the video below:
Union Springs Junior Wins Congressional Art Competition Union Springs Junior Wins Congressional Art Competition: By turning over a new leaf, Union Springs High School junior Angelia Scholz recently won U.S. Rep. John Katko’s annual Congressional Art Competition.   Scholz won the contest by submitting a charcoal portrait of her sister, titled, “Turning Over a New Leaf.” The piece has special significance to Scholz, as it was the first art she had done since her grandfather passed away. The piece was dedicated in his honor.   Scholz said her teacher, Jason Charles, originally ...
June Chocolate Pizza Sale! June Chocolate Pizza Sale!:
2021-2022 School Budget Vote Passes 2021-2022 School Budget Vote Passes: The Union Springs Central School District 2021-2022 budget was approved by voters 278 to 30. Also approved was the bus proposition, allowing the district to establish a new 10-year capital reserve not to exceed $900,000 to be used for the acquisition of school buses. The community has also approved the funding of the Springport Free Library for a sum of $85,000. Additionally, board candidates Jeffrey Culver (259 votes), Michael Parker (257 votes) and Carol Quill (255 votes) have been elected ...
MS/HS Students Team Up To Grow Fruits & Veggies MS/HS Students Team Up To Grow Fruits & Veggies: Students in Mariah Pelzer’s high school science classes and Joseph Palmiotto’s middle school construction systems classes have teamed up to grow fruits and vegetables this spring. While Ms. Pelzer’s students started planting seeds inside, Mr. Palmiotto’s students built raised beds for when the seeds are ready to be transplanted to a larger area. The plants were recently taken outside, where they will continue to grow.
AJ Smith Students Enjoy Fun Science Experiment AJ Smith Students Enjoy Fun Science Experiment: Second grade students in Jennifer Smith’s class at AJ Smith Elementary recently learned all about erosion during an engaging and fun science experiment.  In the lesson, students were asked to investigate how four different materials (cotton balls, toothpicks, large popsicle sticks and pieces of sponge) might slow down the erosion process.  One at a time, the students placed each material into soil and then poured water into the soil to see which materials were best suited ...
Union Springs Students Design Music Covers Union Springs Students Design Music Covers: This past fall, A.J. Smith music teacher Ms. Hysick offered fourth graders, along with middle school students who were recognized in 2020, with the opportunity to create a music cover design for the  Music K-8 publication. The judges look for creativity in the students’ original music-themed designs. Union Springs students competed with thousands of students across the United States and Canada for this exciting event. Congratulations to the following students for their fine ...
Union Springs CSD Announces Hiring of Two Principals Union Springs CSD Announces Hiring of Two Principals: Two new principals will be joining Union Springs Central School District for the coming school year.   The Union Springs CSD Board of Education approved the hires of Jason Dentel as high school principal and Breana Mullen as middle school principal starting July 1, 2021.   Dentel, who started teaching in the Newark Central School District in 1998, has spent the last two years as the assistant principal at Newark High School. He said he is looking forward to serving the students, ...
Union Springs CSD Announces Val & Sal Union Springs CSD Announces Val & Sal: For the last several years, senior Wyatt Patterson had the goal of having the highest academic achievement for his class. Patterson turned that goal into a reality when he was recently named Class of 2021 Valedictorian.   Patterson said he is very proud to be named valedictorian, noting it was the accumulation of many nights of studying and hard work that allowed him to achieve the accomplishment.   “I’m very proud to be the valedictorian, as it has been a goal of mine ...
Seven Inducted into National Honor Society Seven Inducted into National Honor Society: Seven Union Springs High School students were recognized for their academic success and community service during a recent National Honor Society (NHS) Induction Ceremony.   By showcasing the four pillars of the organization – service, scholarship, leadership and character – students Kelsey Albino, Madison Gannon, Abigail Jackson, Olivia Koffler, Hannah Morehouse, Sarah Morehouse and Angelia Scholz joined the school’s Aquilifer Chapter of the society.   Board President ...
2021 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony 2021 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony: Welcome to the 2021 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony! For those who could not attend this year's ceremony, a live feed will be broadcast below starting at 6:30PM on Wednesday, March 24. Please check back at that time to view the ceremony live!!
Board of Education Information Packets and Nominating Petitions Now Available Board of Education Information Packets and Nominating Petitions Now Available: Union Springs Central School District residents interested in seeking a seat on the Board of Education may pick up information packets and nominating petitions from the District Clerk, at the District Office, Middle/High School, 239 Cayuga Street, Union Springs, NY, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. beginning March 19, 2021.  Three (3) seats on the Board of Education are to be filled at the Annual Budget Vote and School Board Election to be held on May 18, 2021. (*Board members ...
Virtual Middle School Mid-Year Awards Ceremony Virtual Middle School Mid-Year Awards Ceremony: Welcome to our 2021 Virtual Middle School Mid-Year Award Ceremony! Congratulations to all of our amazing recipients!
Boating Safety Courses Available Boating Safety Courses Available: Mr. Palmiotto is offering a NYS Boating Safety course for Union Springs residents. The course is Saturday, March 13, from 8AM to 4PM.  Students must be 10 years old to register for the course. There is no cost for the class. Anyone interested should contact Mr. Palmiotto at 315-889-4110 or  jpalmiotto@unionspringscsd.org .
PTO Spirit Sale Now Open PTO Spirit Sale Now Open: The Union Springs School Spirit Sale is now up and running!  To get the entire family ready for Spring, please visit:  https://stores.inksoft.com/USElementaryPTO The sale ends 3/8/21, so order soon! Orders are filled by The Printery and can be picked up on 3/25 in the AJ Smith parking lot from 4-7PM. The fundraiser is sponsored by the Union Springs Elementary PTO.
Senior Athletes Honored Senior Athletes Honored: We have five senior-athletes for the winter 2020-21 season: Ryan Bailey, Luke Nickerson and Riley Sawyer on the boys basketball team, as well as Tatum Haight and Aurora Lucas on the girls basketball team. Here's more about each student-athlete:
Table Showcases USCSD History Table Showcases USCSD History: Joseph Palmiotto has created a one-of-a-kind coffee table out of a piece of Union Springs history. The Union Springs Central School District teacher repurposed the logo section of the district’s 50-plus year-old basketball court into a coffee table, which now resides in Superintendent Jarett Powers’ office.  The idea, which came from Powers, allowed the district to pay some respect to its past. “Joe did a fantastic job of taking a piece of Union Springs history ...
2021 Yearbook Information 2021 Yearbook Information: Expect a new yearbook experience this year!   Due to the uncertainty of whether traditional school events, sports, and other extracurriculars will occur, we have made some necessary and well-thought-out changes to the Union Springs high school yearbook. The yearbook will now cover the  entire  school year. This means that spring sports and events will now be included in the book, along with the Class of 2021 graduation! Because we are taking more time to create ...
December 2020 WOW Celebration December 2020 WOW Celebration: The December 2020 WOW Celebration presentation is now available! To view the presentation, please click the link below! December 2020 WOW Celebration - Google Slides
AJ Smith Presents Holiday Celebration! AJ Smith Presents Holiday Celebration!: Students and staff at AJ Smith Elementary wanted to wish the community a Happy Holiday Season! Please enjoy their video below!



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Dr. Jarett S. Powers, Superintendent
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Phone: 315 889-4101
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