Sports physicals will be conducted on Friday, May 17, Friday, May 31 and Friday, June 7 in the nurse's office. more
On May 8, the Port Byron Board of Education approved hiring James Wood as the next Dana West Jr./Sr. High School principal effective July 1. more
May is a busy month for the music department. Several events taking place will showcase the talents of our student musicians. more
The May 2013 Budget Edition newsletter for the Port Byron Central School District is now available for download by clicking here. The newsletter provides detailed information about the proposed 2013-14 school budget adopted by the Port Byron Board of Education on April 10 and which will be voted upon on May 21. A printed newsletter has been be mailed to all district residents. District residents are encouraged to attend a public budget hearing at the Lehn Library on May 8 at 7 p.m. to learn more.
Varsity track athlete and senior Nick Stornelli and sophomore varsity softball player Maria Morgenthaler have been named Port Byron Central School District's Athletes of the Month for May. more
A food drive is underway in Port Byron to benefit the Port Byron Community Food Pantry. But, this isn't your typical food drive. Students, staff and community members are being asked to fill an A-Verdi storage container with donations. If the goal is reached, the entire district will be closed down as a reward on May 24, which is the Friday before Memorial Day. more
Students, staff and community members are invited to several events taking place on Tuesday, May 21.more
In his weekly message on April 19, Superintendent Neil O'Brien discussed the proposed budget, budget highlights and propositions:
The proposed budget for the 2013-14 school year has been approved by the Board of Education and is ready for review and a vote by residents on May 21 in the Athletic Center lobby. The budget is $19,986, 885 and represents an increase of 5.16 percent from this year's budget. The tax levy increase is 1.2 percent. more
The Booker T. Washington Community Center (BTW) has begun providing health insurance enrollment assistance at Dana L. West Jr./Sr. High School in the Port Byron Central School District through the Facilitated Enrollment Program. more
Some students thrive on test stress; others experience intense anxiety that leaves them physically ill - stomachaches, headaches, etc. - and unable to sleep. Read more here for tips to reduce test anxiety.more
The propsed budget for the 2013-14 school year has been passed by the Board of Education and is ready for review and a vote by residents on May 21, 2013. more
The jazz cabaret will be held on April 18 at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The evening features music of jazz choir and jazz band. more
In February, Port Byron junior and wrestler Cormac Green was named Auburn Citizen's wrestler of the year. He and the merged wrestling team of Port Byron and Union Springs school districts were highlighted in a recent Citizen article. more
A reminder from Athletic Director Mike Anderson more
In an effort to better meet the requirements of the 2012 Open Meeting Law, the Port Byron Board of Education will soon be using a paperless Board agenda program called BoardDocs to disseminate information for its meetings. more
A Port Byron Central School District teacher has become a National Board Certified Teacher through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, the highest professional credential a teacher can obtain. more
Show director Joni Lincoln invites all to enjoy spring musical on March 14, 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium, 30 Maple Ave in Port Byron. more
Number of students meeting or exceeding grade-level expectations expected to decrease due to more rigorous standards more
L. West Jr. /Sr. High School principal Shawn Bissetta will be
moving to a new district in May.
He is leaving Port Byron Central Schools and heading to the Mount Markham Central School District where he will serve as superintendent beginning May 1, 2013.more
The 2013-14 school year calendar for the Port Byron Central School District is now available.more
PLEASE NOTE, due to the new professional development day, there will be no school or basketball camp on Tuesday, March 5. more
Please note the following change to the district calendar.
On Tuesday, March 5, the Port Byron Central School District will be closed for a full-day of staff development to support the new APPR. more
The Central New York Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF) awarded Port Byron senior, linebacker and offensive lineman, Kyle Podolak with its Scholar-Athlete Award. more
The Port Byron boys basketball team has secured a home game for sectionals. This Friday, February 15, the panthers will host Onondaga Central School District.more
After Prom is holding a fundraiser at Auburn Pizza Hut on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 from 4-10 p.m. Please let your waitress know you are there to support Port Byron After Prom.
The Port Byron boys basketball program is holding its annual March Madness Basketball Camp for boys in grades three through eight beginning Monday, March 4 throughThursday, March 7.more
New York homeowners have until March 1 to apply for STAR school property tax exemptions.more
In 1960, Gino Alberici began a career as a social studies teacher with the Port Byron School Central District that would span more than 30 years. more
Doug's Fish Fry will be at Bass Pro Shops at the Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn on the first Friday of Lent, February 15, from 11a.m. - 6 p.m. as part of a fundraiser for the Port Byron Class of 2015.more
Due to the impending storm, the Port Byron Central School District will be shortening the school day. There will be no afternoon BOCES or UPK. Dana West students will be dismissed at 12:50 p.m. and A.A. Gates students will be dismissed at 2 p.m. The Port Byron District facility will be closed at 3 p.m.
The Community Fitness Center will remain closed all day today, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013.
This Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 from 3-4 p.m. Senator Mike Nozzolio will be at the Port Byron school district to meet with educators, Board of Education members and interested community members. more
The facade of the AA Gates Elementary School building in the Port Byron Central School District has had some additions.more
Though the Baltimore Ravens may have won the Super Bowl, there was a more important winner for the annual "Souper Bowl" in the elementary school. more
Please note that the After Prom meeting originally scheduled for today, Monday, Feb.4 has been cancelled.
A student's desire to learn is not defined by the size or
budget of the district he or she attends.
The Port Byron football team has been awarded the 2012 Fran Clark Sportsmanship Memorial Award. more
The community is invited the annual wrestling tournament held today, Jan. 5. The tournament brings sixteen school districts to Port Byron to participate. The event is more than twelve hours in duration and is easily our largest event of the year. more
At the end of each sport season, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) honors teams that excel in the classroom. In order to be recognized, those teams must have a grade point average of 90% or more. (more)
Please click the link below for new 40th Annual Cayuga County Holiday Tournament schedule. Thank you.
Due to inclement weather, the Port Byron School District will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 including the Community Fitness Center.
On Friday, Dec. 14, students in the After School Program celebrated the holidays by taking part in various activities. more
First and foremost, I wish to send my heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the families and friends of the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. more
Two upcoming events held within the Port Byron community will help to honor veterans and inform community members of the sacrifices local veterans have made for their country. more
Please note that the fourth grade Special Persons Day has been changed to Friday, Dec. 14 at 1:45 p.m. Visitors should enter through the Lehn Annex entrance.
Please note, there will be no After School Program for the high school GRADES 8-12 on Wednesday, Dec. 12.
The Port Byron Central School District has scheduled its annual test of the Early Dismissal Plan for Friday, Dec. 21. more
The Junior Class is currently selling can coozies, available through any junior. Or see, Mrs. Recckio, Mrs. Teabo or Mrs. Cusick . The cost is $2 each, 100% of the sales goes directly to the 2012 after-prom program. Thank you for your continued support. more
Port Bryon musicians participated the All-County Music Festival held in Auburn on Nov. 16 and 17, 2012. more
The Senior High School invites you to the Holiday Concert on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. more
Reminder: Sport team pictures will be taken this Wednesday, Nov. 28 for modified, junior varsity and varsity volleyball; junior varsity and varsity girls basketball; and modified boys basketball. more
The upcoming Elementary Music Concert will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m. more
Check out the Athletic Handbook here.