Building Men Program

Foundation funds for this project will include a field trip to Orenda Springs to support the Building Men Program in MSAP@Phoenix Center. The purpose of the Building Men Program is to support boys as they become young men of character inspiring others.  This program provides young boys in the Syracuse City School District an opportunity […]

A Creative Journey from a Book to a Performance

Second grade students at Webster Elementary School will go on a journey from reading books to creating musical performances. They will select books, write scripts based on the stories, compose music for the characters and plot, create the scenery, and perform the musicals. The project will conclude with the presentation of four student created musicals […]

City of Syracuse Architecture Ceramic Tile Mural

This interdisciplinary project will enable 5th grade students to expand their knowledge of the history of the City of Syracuse and gain an awareness of what it means to be citizens of a broader community. Students will research the history and architecture of Syracuse and select images to interpret as ceramic relief tiles. Each student […]

Take a Breath – Yoga & Mindfulness

There is a growing body of evidence that suggests that exposing both teachers and students to yoga and mindfulness training has a positive effect on learning, pragmatic skills, focus and attention. This effect appears to have a lasting, durable and positive impact.  This project will offer a yoga program with mindfulness training to a group […]