John A. Sciole Elementary

Lancaster Central School District

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  • Please visit SES Study information for details regarding upcoming events and the application process to be a participant in the Community Focus Group. Check the left navigation for an announcement, information brochure, and participant application: (new window)

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  • Incoming Kindergarten parents for the 2018-2019 school year are asked to fill out this Kindergarten Parent form.

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  • Newly Enacted State Education Law Requires Posting of Child Abuse Hotline Information

    Section 409-1 of the New York Education Law, which became effective January 17, 2017, requires schools to post English and Spanish information for the toll free number operated by the New York State Office of Child and Family Services. 

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  • View the information brochure about Elementary Summer School Information.

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    Clean out those garages, basements and closets and help us fill the donation barrels with new and used sports equipment!  Donations will be collected during the JAS PTO BOGO Book Fair and our upcoming Book Bingo night!  Victory Sports helps under-resources schools, leagues, teams, and kids obtain all the equipment they need to play a sport.  Thank you for your generosity!

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  • Picture of School Supplies

    NEW PTO Fundraiser!

    Want to avoid the hassle and craziness of school supply shopping?  Let the PTO help with this new and optional fundraiser!  Pre-order your child's supplies!  Boxes will be custom packed with name brand supplies according to the grade level supply list, including all items exactly as your teacher has requested and delivered to school in August.  There are labels inlcuded in each box to label your child's supplies!  

    More information will be coming home with your child(ren)!

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    Sketch of John A. Sciole Elementary School

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    Calendar Change:

     April 26 will be the JAS PTO BOGO Book Fair and Square One Art Pick Up night. A Basket Raffle was originally scheduled for this date. The PTO is making some exciting changes for the spring. Stay tuned for the details!

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  • Character Education Blog

    Check out our character education blog!

    John A. Sciole Elementary Character Education Blog 2017-2018

    Feel free to comment!

    The blog can also be found under the "Our School" tab.

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  • Full Menu of Options Served on New Food Service Site The food service department has recently updated its website. Through the new site you can learn about pre-payment options, view menus, access the district wellness policy, nutrition information and fitness tips. You can visit the site through this link or via the food service button to the right. 

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  • We participate in the AMAZON SMILE program.  By choosing John A. Sciole Elementary Parent Teacher Organization at, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to our school.

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  • Virtual Backpack

    Don't worry if you misplaced a flyer that was sent home in your child's backpack.  Informational flyers from the school, PTO, and community organizations will be available to you online - just look under the OUR SCHOOL tab for our Virtual Backpack!

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  • We participate in the TOPS IN EDUCATION PROGRAM!  If you enroll in the program and register as a supporter of John A. Sciole Elementary, TOPS will donate up to 5% of your TOPS brand purchases back to the school.  Past supporters must re-enroll for the 2017-2018 school year.  Thank you for your support!

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  • extra extra Be sure to check out our two monthly newsletters!  The Sciole Star can be found under the "Updates" tab and the PTO newsletter can be found under the "PTO" tab.

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  • allergy snack list

    Peanut/Tree Nut Free Food List

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  • JOHNASEJohn A. Sciole Elementary
    86 Alys Drive Depew, NY 14043
    Phone: 716-686-3285 Fax: 716-686-3309
    Mrs. Carrie L. Greene, Principal

In the Spotlight

  • Welcome to John A. Sciole Elementary School!

    Our vision is a commitment to excellence.  We act in the best interest of children today to build a better tomorrow.

    John A. Sciole is a community of students, teachers, parents, and volunteers dedicated to excellence.  Our mission is to educate all students to meet the challenges they will face, live fulfilling lives and become lifelong learners who contribute positively to society.

    We look forward to working together with you to help all of our students SHINE!
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