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Senior Night Varsity Boys Basketball Senior Night Varsity Boys Basketball   It was a great night in McGraw on Senior Night for the Boys Varsity Basketball Team.  The cast of this years musical lead by Mrs. Elia and Mrs. Palmer sang the National Anthem and then performed at halftime of the game.  The members of the boys youth program, lead by Mr. Wilson played at halftime of the JV game and helped with the introductions of ...
Cortland Works Career Center Visits McGraw Cortland Works Career Center Visits McGraw Members of the Cortland Works Career Center visited seniors from Ms. Coombs and Mrs. Law's classes to share the opportunities their organization has for youth and adults looking for employment.  They shared preparation skills, training opportunities, and employment information to help pave pathways to success.  Students were able to ask questions and gain more networking ...
McGraw Lego League Competes McGraw Lego League Competes     The fifth grade McGraw Lego League team competed in their first competition on January 21, 2023.  Students prepared for three months to create missions, use stem and math skills to code missions, and successfully scored 160 points on their top robot game!  They created and presented a solar panel car changing prototype ...
Handmade Paper Handmade Paper The "Ceramics and Sculpture" class created some handmade paper in class.   A variety of flowers, petals, leaves, glitter, and gold were added.  The end results are beautiful! 
Presentation Highlights Trade Industry Presentation Highlights Trade Industry Cory Anthony, a local licensed electrician and project analyst spoke with 33 seniors from Ms. Coombs and Mrs. Law's classes to discuss careers, work ethic, job seeking, interview tips, and his experience and road to becoming a licensed electrician.  Students were able to ask questions and network to gain knowledge, information, and explore new career opportunities in the ...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activities Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 participated in readers theatre activities focusing on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Students did various math word problems, participated in a readers theatre, completed a writing activity based on their future dreams, and worked to construct a bridge.  The kids worked hard and learned ...
Drama Club visits Syracuse Stage Drama Club visits Syracuse Stage   "The cast of McGraw's The Little Mermaid took a trip to see Syracuse Stage's adaptation of the show on Thursday, January 5th!  It was amazing for the students to see their parts and characters in action.  Everyone had a blast and cannot wait for our production to open in March!    Mark your calendars ...
SUNY ESF Basketball Team visits McGraw SUNY ESF Basketball Team visits McGraw On January 10th, SUNY ESF basketball players made their annual trip to volunteer at McGraw Elementary School.  Teachers volunteered to have them in classrooms to help with various activities throughout the day.  It was a great day for the college kids and the elementary kids.  It was great to bring Mighty Oaks and little Eagles together!!! ...
Archery Archery Junior and Senior high school students are participating in Archery.  Students have been very enthusiastic and excited to improve their score.  We have many students that are shining!  In March there is a National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) tournament at the Syracuse Fairgrounds that we hope to attend and represent ...
2023 Scholastic Art & Writing Show Winner 2023 Scholastic Art & Writing Show Winner Congratulations to senior, Trista Stupke, for winning an Honorable Mention award for her artwork in the 2023 Scholastic Art & Writing Show.  Her painting, "Pink T.V. Pop" will be hung in the Whitney Building at Onondaga Community College until March 4th.
New Year's Enrichment New Year's Enrichment In enrichment at the Elementary School, students worked hard on creating a pulley system to simulate the ball drop to celebrate the New Year.  Students also read through a readers theatre, and wrote about their New Year’s resolution.  They did a great job!!
Rock Identification Lab Rock Identification Lab Sixth grade students have been learning about the three main types of rocks and how they form.  After learning about different characteristics of each type of rock and how petrologists identify them, they conducted a Rock Identification Lab.  Students were given an egg carton with 12 different ...
FFA Presents to Board of Education FFA Presents to Board of Education On December 1st the McGraw Chapter of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) presented to the Board of Education.  The members described the many different electives students can take in the field of agriculture.  The officers of the chapter enjoyed explaining the many different components of FFA and the activities that we have participated in over the past year.  Students had the ...
Winter Sports Media Day Winter Sports Media Day Representing McGraw Girls Varsity Basketball were Lexi McCall, Hannah Wilson, Madison Sweeney, and Hailey McCall, pictured here for the Cortland Voice Winter Sports Media Day. 
Christmas Tree Lighting Christmas Tree Lighting A select group of musicians performed at the Lamont Library Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony that took place on December 10.
Elementary Holiday Concert Elementary Holiday Concert     Grades 3, 4, & 5 performed on Tuesday, December 6 for their Holiday Concert.    
The Big I in Syracuse The Big I in Syracuse Ms. Coombs' Money & Banking/InVEST students, Isabella Hernandez, Rayevyn Hodgson, and Keira Luzum, together with students from Dryden and Groton, participated in presentations and a tour of the Big I in Syracuse on Tuesday, December 6.  The Big I is the trade association of New York State that supports the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of New York (IIABNY).  ...
Egg Drop Egg Drop Mrs. Frink and Mr. Dwyer’s 4th grade classes spent the beginning of the school year learning about motion energy.  To end the unit, the class divided into groups and made helmets for eggs.  The purpose of this project is to use all the knowledge learned about the transfer of motion energy.  The winning group's ...
Letters of Gratitude Letters of Gratitude   For several weeks, sixth grade classes have talked about gratitude and acts of kindness as part of the Positivity Project.  While discussing people, places, and things they are grateful for, they also considered those whom we may not come into contact with directly, but have positively impacted ...
Winter Painting Party Winter Painting Party The Art Club met for the second workshop of the year after school on Friday, December 2nd, for a winter themed painting party.  Students selected the image they wanted to paint and Mrs. Morey-Wurst led them through the painting process.  The results were outstanding!!!



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