District News

  •  The Firebird Symphonic Winds ensemble performs “Midway March.”

    Birdlebough fall concert delights audience

    Music filled the air in the John C. Birdlebough High School auditorium during a recent fall concert.

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  • Sgt. Erica Loucks is flanked by JCB students Jacob Wright (left) and Jacob Cooper.

    Phoenix students honor veterans

    Gratitude, patriotism and selflessness were in focus at John C. Birdlebough High School on Nov. 8, as students and staff members honored veterans during an assembly.

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  •  A Phoenix second-grader looks into a virtual reality headset to explore volcanoes .

    Virtual reality experience introduces students to volcanoes

    Volcanic eruptions and lava flowed right before students’ eyes during a virtual reality lesson recently at Michael A. Maroun Elementary School.

    Using a smart phone app and virtual reality headsets, Phoenix second-graders embarked on a Google Expedition through volcanoes around the world.

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  •  Phoenix high school leadership students Noah Gordon and Jock Li make stress balls.

    PCSD hosts Wellness Fair promoting mental health

    The Phoenix Central School District recently hosted a Community Wellness Fair to promote emotional and mental health.

    Nearly three dozen local organizations were on hand to offer information and support to attendees as they gathered inside the Emerson J. Dillon Middle School gymnasium. Area law enforcement officers, health care representatives and service agencies were a few of the many groups that set up booths at the event.

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  •  Aubrey Harris (left) and Shy’Meriah Jones encourage Colin Burgett as he rides a hovercraft.

    Hovercraft project combines science, teamwork at EJD

    Teamwork was in the spotlight recently at Emerson J. Dillon Middle School as fifth-graders collaborated to build hovercrafts.

    The daylong learning initiative, hosted by Matt Chase, founder of the Hovercraft Project, included opportunities for academic and social growth.

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