Say Yes Plans Career & Internship Fair

Event Date:

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 – 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Looking for a paid or unpaid internship this summer? Join us at our Say Yes Scholar Career & Internship Fair on Jan. 8, 2014, at Destiny USA.

This event offers an opportunity to network with local employers to explore paid and unpaid internships! You can also improve your interview skills and participate in a resume review.

Companies participating include Raymour & Flanagan, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Excellus, Grossman St. Amour CPAs and Pyramid Management Companies.

To register for the internship fair send an e-mail to lrmoore [at] sayyestoeducation [dot] org


Destiny USA

Mid-Winter Recess Drawing Class for Teens @ Everson Museum

Explore ideas and techniques related to drawing in this week long course with artist and teacher Anne Cofer. Participants will experiment with a variety of materials to develop an understanding of the elements and principles of art and design. Learn concepts relating to drawing as a form of expression and a method of communicating information. Multiple approaches will be used including alternative drawing tools, creating drawings with printed line and employing theories of visual perception to create a wide variety of images.

Ages 13-18; February 18-21 (Tues-Fri) during Mid-winter recess; 9:30 am – 3:30 pm; Members $140; Non-members $175

To register or find out more information visit or contact Qiana Williams, qwilliams [at] everson [dot] org, 315 474 6064 x303

Nottingham Book Fair at Barnes & Noble Runs December 15-December 21

Shop all week to support the Nottingham library.  Just mention “Nottingham” at the checkout. Please help us spread the word to family, friends, neighbors and co-workers.  IMG_1267Robert EdwardsLizzie BuchananIMG_1270

Nottingham students entertained at Barnes & Noble as part of our Book Fair Kick-off Event.  Performers included Lizzie Buchanan, Robert Edwards, William Gorman, Sydney Schwab, and Aaron Ruiz (accompanied by his dad).

Soccer Players Earn Accolades

Congratulations to Syracuse Scorpions Girls Soccer players named to the CNY Girls Soccer All-League Team. The Scorpions is a district-wide varsity team with players representing all city high schools.

First Team Ella Neville, senior – Nottingham High School

Second Team  Karen Boronczyk, senior – Corcoran High School

Honorable Mention Rachel Hidek, freshman – Nottingham High School

Congratulations to Nottingham Boys Soccer Players named to Central New York Boys Soccer All-League Teams

First Team Nermin Ajsic, Nottingham, senior; Jerome Ntakirutimana, Nottingham, junior; Ismet Suljic, Nottingham, junior;

Second Team Valentine Juma, Nottingham, senior; Sylvere Nshimiye, Nottingham, junior; Amir Smajlovic, Nottingham, junior

Vex Robotics Team Moves on to State Competition

Congratulations to senior Amir Begovich, juniors Alec Harris and Sydney Schwab, and senior Ian Montgomery who participated in the Vex Regional Robotics competition at Baldwinsville High School on Saturday, December 7. Both Nottingham teams qualified to move on to the state competition in January. Vex Robotics Team 13-14photo

Thanks to teacher Bryan English, STEM Club Advisor and Vex Robotics Coach, for his work with the students and his leadership coordinating this event. Special shout out to the Ed Smith team who competed against the older students and went all the way to the semi-finals!

Guidance Counselor Debbie Holden Honored by Le Moyne College

Congratulations to Nottingham guidance counselor Debbie Holden, named an Education Hero by Le Moyne College. Debbie works many, many hours helping Nottingham students prepare their college applications, and she also has served as choreographer for Nottingham’s musicals.

Say Yes to Education Adds 11 Schools

See the Post-Standard link below for information about the Say Yes announcement that it is adding 11 schools to its list of participating colleges and universities:  Yale University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Washington University in St. Louis; Brown University; Williams College; Smith College; Trinity College; Kenyon College; Muhlenberg College; and Northeastern University.

You can get detailed information about Say Yes at   We have found scholarship director Ahmeed Turner particularly knowledgeable and helpful; he can be contacted at ahturner [at] syr [dot] edu