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Horace Mann News & Information
BHS Parade of Champions
The city of Binghamton honored the Class AA state champion Binghamton High School softball team and state champion members of the track and field team Tuesday with a parade of champions.The community showed up in bunches and Mayor Rich David opened the ceremony to honor the student-athletes. See more on WBNG, PressConnects, WICZ and Time Warner Cable News. See photo gallery. 
Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Triathlon
To help you stay in reading shape all summer long, the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Triathlon has been designed with activities and challenges that you'll find fun no matter what kind of books you like to read. You can also earn a FREE book. For grades 1-6. Click here for more information. 
BCSD Elementary Band performs at the B-Mets NYSEG Stadium
On June 7th, B-Mets fans at Binghamton’s NYSEG Stadium were treated to the Star Spangled Banner performed by the BCSD Elementary Band. Click here to watch the video. 
Horace Mann Students Get First Ride on Rec Park Carousel for 2016 Season
Wednesday morning, Mayor David joined students from Horace Mann Elementary School at Recreation Park's carousel for a tradition he started three years ago. Mayor Rich David announced Tuesday that city of Binghamton carousels will open to the public this Saturday, May 28. Watch the story on WBNG, Time Warner Cable News, WIVT and WICZ 
BCSD Hosts Workshop on Safety and Discipline
The Binghamton City School District on Monday held a community workshop to discuss school climate and safety within the elementary schools. Invited to the event were community members, stakeholders in the district, parents, educators and administrators.The groups on Monday learned about the code of conduct, emergency procedures and behavior task force within the district for elementary schools.The district hopes that by gathering this information it will be better equipped to form a plan of action for the 2016-2017 school year. Watch the story on WBNG, WICZ and TWC News.   
BCSD Fifth Graders Chosen as 'Students of the Year'
Seven outstanding kids from Binghamton were honored as ‘Students of the Year’ by the Binghamton Rotary Club. One fifth grader from each of the seven Binghamton elementary schools was chosen as a student who represents outstanding leadership, talent and contribution to their school and community. Watch the story on WICZ. 
BCSD Celebrates 10th Annual Rod Serling Day
Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The 10th Annual Rod Serling Day on Thursday taught local fifth graders all about the Binghamton native.The event took place Thursday morning at the Helen Foley Theatre at Binghamton High School. During the celebration, all fifth grade students in the Binghamton City School District learned about the life of The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling. Watch the story on WBNG, WIVT, and WICZ 
BCSD Celebrates National Poetry Month with Celebration
April marks National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry started in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets.Here in town, there's the Eleanor Hendricks Countywide Poetry Recitation for Children. Now in its 26th year, the recitation will be held April 30 in the Helen Foley Theater at Binghamton High School. Read story on Press Connects 
Programs and Exceptional Staff Set BCSD Elementary Schools Apart
Find out what makes BCSD elementary schools so great! Watch our latest video on the BCSD YouTube page.   
Movie Night Benefits CHOW
Come see "Finding Nemo" at MacArthur Elementary School this Friday at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. This fun family event will benefit the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse.  Admission will be a $1 donation to CHOW and/or a non-perishable food item.   
District Art Show Showcases Art Programs at BCSD
The District Art Show took place March 3 and featured student artworks from students in K-12.  The pieces displayed exhibited all of the wonderful art programs that BCSD offers. The Middle School students at West created coloring book pages for visitors to join in and enjoy in the artistic experience. The art show will be on display for the month of March in Binghamton High School.  
Doug's Fish Fry Fundraiser for After Prom Party Scheduled March 11

Help the senior class raise money for the after prom party by ordering some delicious seafood from Doug’s Fish Fry Friday, March 11 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The fish fry will take place at Hatala Orthodontics at 165 Riverside Drive in Johnson City. Orders can be placed over the phone by calling 607-423-5996 by 4 p.m. All dinners come with French fries and coleslaw and tax is included in all prices.

 
Students Recite Poetry During Poetry Café

In a dimly lit classroom tiny flameless candles flickered on desks covered in black tablecloths. At the front of the room was a make-shift stage complete with chair and microphone. Jazz music was softly playing in the background setting the tone for the first ever Horace Mann Poet’s Society Poetry Café. The poets in this case were fifth-grade students who had been immersed in a month and a half long poetry unit through the Writer’s Workshop.

 
New Video Showcases Project Lead the Way

Watch our newest video on our BCSD You Tube channel about Project Lead the Way. PLTW is a nationally recognized pre-engineering curriculum which can be integrated at any grade level K-12. While PLTW is widely implemented in many schools nationally at the high school level, BCSD is one of only a handful of districts that implements the curriculum at the elementary level.

 
BCSD Elementary Students Gather for STEM Conference
Teams of students from Jefferson, Mann and Franklin Elementary Schools shared their experiences at the New York State “Project Lead the Way” Conference held at the Hilton Doubletree in downtown Binghamton. 
Students Participate in Global Movement: Hour of Code
Elementary school students in the Binghamton City School District participated in Hour of Code, a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180 countries. It’s a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. See gallery 
Announcing our official Twitter account

Binghamton City School District is pleased to launch our Twitter account @Binghamton CSD which we hope will be a platform to communicate with students, staff and parents and share information relevant to the BCSD. We will be tweeting out information concerning news, upcoming events, closing, delays and sharing the content we regularly post on our website. We hope that many of you choose to follow us and build our Patriot Pride!

 
2015-16 school calendar
Click here to see the one page calendar for the 2015-16 school year. 



Booster Club

A Word from our President 
Meetings are the first Monday of every month at 3pm in the library

Horace Mann Booster Club

We are blessed at Horace Mann to have a dedicated and caring group of teachers, support staff and principal and we can make the environment even stronger for the kids by getting involved ourselves.

Last year the Booster Club provided money for field trips to Animal Adventure, Museum of Science & Technology in Syracuse, Oakwood Manor for horseback riding and end-of-year trips to Greenwood Park and Otseningo Park. We also fund Bookie Wookie, butterflies in the kindergartens, Movie Night, performances in the school (like Jared Campbell, Binghamton University Drums, the Binghamton Philharmonic & puppet shows), supplies for the classrooms, a new computer, a baby kangaroo visit to the kindergartens, and the list continues.

These are great ways to enhance our children’s lives and offer opportunities for fun, creativity and learning. We couldn’t do it without your support. Thanks for getting involved!

We meet every first Monday of the month at 2:45 in the school library.

Booster Club Officers

President……………………………………………Jennifer Corby 724-2642

Secretary……………………………………………Vikki Barton

Treasurer…………………………………………….Sarina Barerra

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Main Office: Shelly Wood 762-8270

Nurse: Joanne Pandish 762-8272

Counselor: Glenna Coutts 762-8271

Librarian:  Sonya Beylo   762-8352

Board Representative
 
Sandra Garufy
729-7049
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