March High School Happenings

Check out what our students have been up to and our upcoming events

Academic Information Night March 12th, 6:30-8:00

Course Offerings and Curriculums—Visit our Academic Departments! This evening offers you the opportunity to gather information on core courses, electives, the course selection process, and more.

Emma LaPlant, “Monday”

Jasmine Harkin, “Imagination”

Rosetta Famellette, “Tapestries in Life”

Caleb Woodward, “The Other Side”

Arcides Cruz, “Bob the Fixer”

Caleb Woodward, “Reflection”

Alex Harding, “Melodrama”

Alex Harding, “Transcendence”

Quinn Smith, “North Country”

Malana Alden, “Colored Dreams”

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Thank you to those who donated to Rachel's Challenge Club!

With your help we were able to make 15 care kits that will be taken to "Tent City". We also had a rubber made tote full of other donations for Open Door Mission.

Health and Attendance Office News

For all attendance matters you can contact Mrs. Mary Green at 315-986-3521, 8, 3160 or

  • It is a NYS requirement for 9th and 11th grade students to have physicals and submit a copy to the Health Office.
  • We are encouraging students to get their flu vaccine. We want to keep students and staff healthy, and help prevent the spread of flu at school! Here is a guide for parents regarding the flu.

Guidance Office News

Mrs. Mary Crelley, Guidance Counselor and Assistant to the Principal

Mrs. Kristen Kelleher, Mental Health Counselor

Work Based Learning

Here's a little bit of information for March:

The morning of March 18th, there will be guest speakers talking with students about Post Secondary Options, Shadowing Opportunities, Mental health Fitness, Financial Literacy, Apprenticeships, Banking, Tools to Land a Job, Substance Use and Careers, College Transition, etc. Teachers will also have activities surrounding careers scattered throughout the remainder of the week.

~March 7th ACCES VR and ASVAB administration

~March 18th College and Career Readiness DAy/Night

~March 19th Careers in Healthcare field trip to FLCC

~March 28th Careers in law field trip (Wayne county courthouse and Wayne county jail)

~April 3rd Career, College and Occupational Trades Fair (Conference center in Newark)

Mrs. Audra Marang, Work Based Learning Coordinator

Juniors - 2019 National College Fair

Juniors will be attending the National College Fair on March 18th during the school day. Permission slips will be sent out prior to the event. All students who attend outside programs are welcome to attend. This might impact your ability to attend afternoon programs.

  • Admission representatives from hundreds of colleges and universities are available to speak with students one-on-one concerning the college admission process and college life in general. A list of participating colleges is available on their website at:

  • All college fairs include a counseling and resource center comprised of skilled professionals and partners who can assist parents and students in the college admissions process.

Families interested in attending can visit on Sunday, March 17th from 1:00-3:00 PM at the Riverside Convention Center. It is strongly recommended to pre-register for this event to avoid waiting in long lines. You can pre-register at

ID Required to Enter Gananda HS

Ruben A. Cirillo High School is using a visitor management system called Raptor. The system provides an overall safer environment for our students and staff by enabling us to check visitors, contractors, and volunteers in the high school building. All visitors to Ruben A. Cirillo High School will need to present a valid ID to be scanned into the Raptor system.

Schoology is the HS platform for communication

To access your parent Schoology account:

  1. Go to and select “Log In” in the top right hand corner. (Do not select “Sign Up”)
  2. Select “Forgot your password”
  3. Please enter the email address you have provided to us for contact.

Please contact us (email if you need to change or correct your email address in our system.

Gananda Central School District communicates information through a variety of ways to ensure our parents and community are informed. As a reminder, if you are not receiving phone calls, emails, or text messages from the district and you would like to, please contact the public relations office directly at The contact information that we have on file in the parent portal is what we use to contact you, so if it isn't up to date, you may not receive our communications. You can also receive information on our Facebook page: and/or our Twitter handle at: @WeAreGananda.

March 2nd

  • Gananda Dollars-for-Scholars Phonathon
March 4th
  • Gananda Dollars-for-Scholars Phonathon
March 5th
  • Early Release Day at 1:23
March 7th

  • ACCES VR and ASVAB administration
  • Athletic Information Night at 6:30
March 8th
  • Interim Reports Published and Ineligibility Lists Posted
March 12thMarch 13th
  • Ineligibility Sign-off Sheets Available in the Guidance Office
  • Special Education Parent Night, 6:30, HS Library

March 14th

  • Ineligibility List Revised
  • Code of Conduct Public Hearing Meeting, 6:30, HS Library
March 15th
  • Professional Development Day - no classes
  • Offices Closed
  • WTCC Professional Development Day - no classes
  • All-County Band
March 16th
  • WCMEA All-County Band, 2:30, $3 admission

March 18th

March 19th
  • Early Release Day at 1:23
  • Careers in Healthcare Field Trip to FLCC
April 3rd

  • Career, College and Occupational Trades Fair (Conference Center in Newark)