Nottingham Cooking Club competing at Salt City DISHES

DISHES imageThe Nottingham Cooking Club is one of the five finalist groups for the Salt City DISHES event happening on Sunday, February 18 at the Bishop Harrison Center (All Saints Parish).

DISHES is an annual event that brings together the Syracuse community to share a delicious locally-sourced meal, listen to one another’s suggestions for community-based innovative projects, and vote on the idea that has the most potential. A micro-grant of $2,000 and a second $500 prize is then awarded to the audience favorite.

Nottingham teachers and Cooking Club founders Justin Petranchuk and Jimmy Smith will be presenting. Consider buying a ticket to support this group and enjoy a great night of delicious food and community engagement.

This year’s meal will be provided by the With Love Restaurant’s current “restauranteur in residence,” Venus Likulumbi, inspired by Savannah, with hints of her family roots in Congo and the Philippines. Live music will be provided by Upstate NY singer/songwriter Taryn Surprenant.

Purchase tickets here ($20/$40)

November Brings Opportunities for Teacher Conferences

The month of November brings some changes to the regular school week schedule, so please mark your calendars:

Tues, Nov 7 – Superintendent’s Conference Day. No school for students; teacher conferences at Nottingham from 12:30-3 pm

Fri, Nov 10 – No school in observance of Veterans Day

Tues, Nov 14 – Half day for students; teacher conferences at Nottingham from 12:30-3 pm

Wed, Thurs, Fri, Nov 22, 23 and 24 – No school; Thanksgiving break

If you want to schedule a conference with a particular Nottingham teacher, call Bonnie Schultz at 435-4391 and she will ask the teacher to contact you. Or you can email the teacher by clicking on Building Staff from the menu on the left of the Nottingham school page, located here: http://www.syracusecityschools.com/nottingham