Siragusa News

School will be closed on Monday, May 30th in celebration of Memorial Day.  Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. School will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st.

Memorial Day.htm

PTA/Spring Carnival

The Siragusa PTA is sponsoring a Spring Carnival for our school community.  The details are as follows:

Date:  June 1, 2016


Place:  Rear School Yard

This is not open to the general public. Please note this is a FREE event that involves NO fees.

Please see the attachment for specific details
spring-carnival-flyer 2016.docx

Dear Parents/Guardians:

You are cordially invited to join us at our Spring Concert on Thursday, May 26th in the auditorium.  Please note that all guests will enter via the cafeteria doors on Crescent Place.  The details are as follows:  Grades Pre-K,1,2,3 (9:15:-10:00), Grades K,4,5,6 (10:15-11:00).  We look forward to seeing you at the event.

The Faculty and Staff of the Rosemarie Ann Siragusa School


2016 Spring Concert.pdf

Congratulations to Sana Arshad and Alejandro Gonzalez for receiving The Rosemarie Siragusa Memorial Award for 5th Grade Students.  They will be honored at Saunders High School on May 5th at 7:00m. Our school community is very proud of these two outstanding young people.

52nd Annual 5th Grade Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Arti Hajdari and Annabelle Ogunwobi who will represent our school at the competition.                                                                                            

June 6, 2016                                                                                                                       

Time: 6:30p.m.                                                                                                                                            

Saunders High School



Dear Parents/Guardians:

During the period from April 5th-June 6th, students will be taking  New York State Assessments on select dates. Please review the schedule of dates indicated below.  On these dates, please ensure students are well rested and focused when they take their exams.  The schedule is as follows:


April 5-7


April 13-15

NYSESLAT (Grades K-6)   These assessments are administered to English Language Learners ONLY

April 12-May 13   Speaking   COMPLETED

May 2- May 4     Listening, Reading, Writing  COMPLETED

SCIENCE (Grade 4)

May 25-June 3   Performance Test

June 6th Written

 If you have any questions, please contact the school at 376-8570.


 On May 17th grade six students will visit Caramoor to continue learning about architecture, art, culture, dance and music.  This educational and enrichment experience supports the focus of our Global Academy.


Thank you for sponsoring the Staff Appreciation breakfast and luncheon

The PTA is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair.  The details are as follows:

Dates:  Thursday, May 19th  and Friday, May20th                                                                                                            

Time:  9:00am – 3:00pm

Place:  Room #14


The PTA will be hosting a Mother's Boutique.  The details are as follows:

  Thursday, May 5th and Friday, May 6th

Time:  9:00 am-3:00pm

  Multimedia Center

 Items will range from 50 cents to 10 dollars.


Instructional Assignment

Dear Parents/ Guardians: 
The New York State Education Department requires in the area of Language Arts that students read a minimum of 25 books or their equivalent per year across all content areas.  Therefore, we encourage students to READ!
Please be sure you have a CURRENT public library card.  If you need an application, inquire in the main office.


Global News

The goal of the Dignity for All Students Act is to provide ALL New York State public school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting harassment, and bullying on school property and/or at a school function.

Rosemarie Ann Siragusa School
Dignity Act Coordinator is:
Anthony Cioffi
(914) 376-8570

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Our Mission Statement:
The Siragusa Global Academy serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through six. Students engage in a rigorous academic program that fosters college and career preparation, digital literacy and learning fluencies. Our learning community celebrates diversity and empowers students to learn as they evolve into active global citizens.

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 30
Memorial Day - Schools & Central Office Closed
Thursday, June 9
Board of Education Instructional Affairs Committee Meeting
5:00 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
All Welcome!
Tuesday, June 14
Regents Exams
Audit Budget & Finance Committee/Workshop Meetings
5:30 PM
4th Floor Board Room
One Larkin Center
Please use the Wells Avenue Entrance
All welcome!
Wednesday, June 15
Regents Exams