Nottingham Theater Offers May Shows

Nottingham Theater features two shows during the first weekend of May:

Women of Lockerbie                                                                                                       Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, at 7 pm.                                                                     Women of Lockerbie,  by Deborah Brevoort, revisits the site seven years after the bombing in the person of the parents of one of the victims and explores the local impacts of the tragedy and how those parents and some local women wrestle to some resolution. 

A Year with Frog and Toad                                                                                             Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8 (yes, Mothers’ Day) at 2 pm.                         A Year with Frog and Toad is a musical adaptation of some of the stories from Alfred Lobel’s series about Friends Frog and Toad. This show will also travel, after AP season, to some elementary schools.


Nottingham Plans Teacher Appreciation Lunch

Nottingham is off the Receivership List! Please join us in thanking our teachers and staff for their hard work and effort in moving us in the right direction as we host a Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon at Nottingham.

Use the VolunteerSpot link described below to sign up and donate items for our Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon to be held on Thursday, May 5th  (10:15 AM – 12:45 PM). We are also accepting monetary donations to purchase other items we may need.  Please send cash or make checks payable to FACES (memo Teacher Appreciation) and mail or drop off envelopes (ATTN: Meg Mariano/Teacher Appreciation Lunch) to the main office: Nottingham High School 3100 E. Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13224.

This is a great opportunity to come together as a community and recognize our staff and teachers for a job well done! We plan to serve lunch for 175 teachers and staff so please consider helping out in some small way:   Sign up for the Nottingham Staff and Teacher Appreciation Lunch!

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:                                                                          1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot:  VolunteerSpot      2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)                                                                                                           3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!                                                                                                  Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone.                            If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Meg Mariano at megma3 [at] gmail [dot] com or 315-420-9110 and you can be signed up manually.

Item Drop-off is Thursday, May 5th @ 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM in the Nottingham main lobby or teacher’s lounge.  Contact Meg Mariano (info above) if you need to make other arrangements or have questions. Thanks in advance for your support.

Meg Mariano and Nick Lozoponi

Junior Prom is May 20

The Nottingham Junior Prom is set for Friday, May 20, at the Embassy Suites in East Syracuse, from 6-10 pm.  Prom-goers MUST be at the Embassy Suites no later than 6:30 pm—no exceptions. 

Tickets will go on sale after the April break.  Tickets are $75 per person and include dinner at the Embassy Suites.

The prom is for the Class of 2017 and guests.  Any prom dates from outside of Nottingham need to fill out a form and return it by May 6.  See Ms DeTore.

Note to parents:  there is no Nottingham-sponsored after-prom party for the Junior Prom, so help your junior plan accordingly.



ENL Family Night is April 7

Nottingham is excited to be hosting an ENL Family Night!

WHAT:  ENL (English as a New Language) Family Night                                       WHEN: Thursday, April 7                                                                                          TIME:  5:30 to 7:30 pm                                                                                        WHERE:  Franklin Elementary School

Child care and dinner provided!

Summer Theater Opportunity for High School Students

Some Nottingham students might be interested in this two-week intensive program at SU.

RANDOM ACTS:  Syracuse Stage Summer Intensive                                                 WHO: Incoming 9th through 12th grade students                                                   WHEN: July 18 – 29, 2016                                                                                       WHERE: Syracuse Stage    820 E. Genesee St.        Syracuse, NY                       WHAT: Two-week summer intensive designed to involve students in all aspects of production including directing, acting, and technical theatre. Working with Syracuse Stage professional theatre artists, students will design and devise an original theatre piece that explores and addresses the concerns of young adults in today’s global environment.

How to Apply: Auditions, interviews, and a free workshop will be held April 16,           10 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Syracuse Stage. Contact Kate Laissle at kmlaissl [at] syr [dot] edu for an appointment. Students interested in acting and/or directing should prepare a one-minute monologue. Those interested in technical theatre should bring samples of their work: photos, paintings, drawings, costumes. Details: Cost is $400.  Enrollment limited to 25 students.   Full day, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., lunch not included.                        SCHOLARSHIPS MAY BE AVAILABLE.