ECSD News Releases
Board of Education Meeting Moved to January 17, 2018
Due to a scheduling conflict, the Board of Education meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 24, 2018 has been moved to Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The meeting will be held in the Ernie Davis Academy Community Room at 933 Hoffman Street in Elmira and will officially begin at 6:00 p.m. with an anticipated executive session; the public portion of the meeting will resume at 7:00 p.m.
Financial Literacy Event at Elmira High School
The Elmira High School will host a Financial Literacy Fair, open to the public, on Friday January 12 from 11:30 - 1:45 in the library. Students in the Personal Finance course, as part of the Academy of Finance program, are sponsoring the event. This event is free and open to students and adults and will focus on financial literacy concepts and strategies.
Express Robotics Club Takes Top Honors at the Catskills Bot Battle Vex Robotics Competition and Heads to the State Championship
Elmira High School’s students from the Express Robotics Club, VEX Robotics teams 14904A and 14904B, qualified for the Northern New York State Robotics Championships at the VEX Robotics Competition that took place in Fallsburg, NY this past weekend.
Dutch Educators Travel to Elmira to Learn about Community Schools
Educators from the Netherlands visited Elmira, NY on Tuesday October 16, 2017 to tour and learn about the Elmira City School District’s university-assisted community school program that benefits children and families.
NYS Board of Education Recognition Week
The New York State School Boards Association recognizes October 23-27 as School Board Recognition Week. This is a time to promote awareness and understanding of the important work performed by school board members. The Elmira City School District is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate School Board Recognition Week to honor local board members for their commitment to Elmira and its children.
Academy of Finance Now Available
The Elmira High School recently announced the launch of a new high school program called the “Academy of Finance.” The Academy of Finance, a member of the NAF (National Academy Foundation) Network, is a three-year program that combines required, industry-based classes with work experience. Those accepted into the program will take specialized classes and have the opportunity to work in a paid summer internship at a local business or industry-specific related organization.