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Link to article: Middle School Students Compete in Math Contest

May 7, 2024

Middle School Students Compete in Math Contest

The 6th, 7th, and 8th grade math students participated in the Sigma math contest this year.  The test consisted of 5 separate tests administered throughout the school year.  Each test had 8 challenging questions.  The students had 30 minutes to complete each test.  Cumulative scores were kept for each grade to determine the 3 school winners.  Gavin Wardyn was the highest scorer in the 8th grade.  Marcus Ensor won the 7th grade division and Braxton Wieckhorst won the 6th grade division.  Gideon Stark . . .

Link to article: 3 Student created articles about their 5th Grade Field Trip!

May 6, 2022

3 Student created articles about their 5th Grade Field Trip!

5th Grade Field Trip ( 1 ) By: Emmie Johnson    Syracuse 5th graders went on a field trip to Nebraska City on Friday April 29, 2022. They took an exciting trip to the past to the Civil War, at the Civil War Museum, and enjoyed Valentino's Pizza afterward. Then, after filling themselves full of pizza and dessert, they entered a world of fire safety and artifacts at the Firefighter Museum.    At the Firefighter Museum the young ones learned about . . .

Link to article: Students Compete in Greater Nebraska Science & Engineering Fair

Apr 21, 2022

Students Compete in Greater Nebraska Science & Engineering Fair

In February, twelve middle school students qualified to move on to the Greater Nebraska Science and Engineering Fair.  Below are the results of the GNSEF: Zoey Sieck - Honorable Mention - Chemistry (not pictured) Drew Paulsen - Honorable Mention - Chemistry Camden Masters - 2nd - Energy: Sustainable Materials and Design (not pictured) Reagan Wilhelm - 3rd - Materials Science Brooklyn Parsons - Honorable Mention - Physics and Astronomy Addison Bates - 1st - Plant Sciences Kyle Cavanaugh - 2nd - Plant Sciences . . .

Link to article: Junior High Students Compete in Math Contests

Apr 9, 2021

Junior High Students Compete in Math Contests

The 8th grade Algebra students competed in a national math contest in November.  The AMC 8 (American Mathematics Contest) is a 25 question multiple choice test.  The test covers a wide variety of math topics as well as logic and reasoning skills.  Syracuse 8th graders have been participating in the contest for more than 20 years.  This year’s school winner is Griffin Bokamper.  Griffin’s name will be engraved on a plate and placed on a plaque in the middle school along with all of the previous . . .

Article does not have an imageLink to article: Resources for Supporting the Emotional Well-Being of Students

Apr 12, 2020

Resources for Supporting the Emotional Well-Being of Students

Our lives are being interrupted by the current global situation. Families are being flooded with information regarding COVID-19 that is often hard to process. As everyone works through this information differently, you and your child(ren) may have great concern as to what the coming days will bring. It is our hope that our families will stay safe and healthy. Below you will find links to resources that may be helpful as you and your children process and navigate through these unusual circumstances.     . . .

Link to article: Middle School Students Learn Coding Basics With Ozobots

Mar 6, 2017

Middle School Students Learn Coding Basics With Ozobots

Students tried their hands at coding while working with Ozobots in the library. Ozobots are small, but smart, robots that students can program to perform a variety of tasks. These tasks can be as simple as directing the robots to speed up or slow down; or, they can be as complex as the mind can imagine. Using the robots encourages teamwork, communication, and problem-solving, which was apparent the first time students took them out of the box. While the Ozobots are currently residing in the library as part of our . . .

Link to article: 8th Grade FFA Members Recognized

Jan 30, 2017

8th Grade FFA Members Recognized

Sydney Wellsandt (left), 8th grade 4H and FFA member at the Syracuse Middle School, recently participated in the Catch-A-Calf contest at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver, Colorado.  Sydney was one of the lucky ones catching a calf.  Sydney will receive a calf from sponsors of the stock show to raise and then return to the 2018 National Western Stock Show and exhibit in the National Western Stock Show Catch-A-Calf show next January.  Congratulations, Sydney!     Madison Kreifels . . .

Article does not have an imageLink to article: Destination Imagination is Going to Globals!

Destination Imagination is Going to Globals!

    We’re Going to Globals !   Two 5th grade teams, Clash of Creativity (Sam Bennett, Creighton Orchard, Ayva Swift, Caleb Dunster, Makaiya Baehr, and Logan Johnson) as well as The Brainy Bunch (Cody Damme, Katelyn Smith, Jase Voorhees, Kaida Swanson, and Jackson Nordhues), have earned the right to compete in Destination Imagination's Global Finals. This is the world's largest celebration of student creativity for teams that have achieved honors in regional and state academic . . .

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