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Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School 
2384 Route 34B -- Aurora, NY 13026 
Phone: 315.364.7111 -- Fax: 315.364.8207

Mr. Luke A. Carnicelli, Principal 
Ms. Cathy M. Haight, AP/AD
Ms. Joanne Cartner, HS Office & Athletics Secretary


Mission Statement: The Mission of Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School is to create an environment that is conducive to personal and academic excellence. This will be accomplished by creating a school community that embodies the principles of being: Safe, Respectful, Responsible, and Kind. 

2017-18 Course Offerings CLICK HERE


Jr/Sr HS Educational Initiatives & Professional Development Plan

Our 2017-18 School Motto: ‘Go the Extra Mile'.

Welcome to Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School. We have two distinct schedules; one for grades 7/8 and 9-12. Our school day hours begin at 7:40am for grades 7-12 and end at 2:25pm. Please see our school bell link on the left column of the page. By offering rigorous courses and strong academic initiatives such as: project-based learning activities, advisement mentoring, and technology-based instruction, we are preparing our students for college and career readiness in the future. 

June 29, 2017

Principal's Message:

Dear SC Jr/Sr High School Families,                                                                                      
Congratulations to the Class of 2017!  We wish our Seniors a bright and prosperous future. Please Click Here to see our Class of 2017 Graduation Newsletter.
Also, a small adjustment for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-18 school year. First period will begin at 7:40am instead of 7:45am.
Have a great summer recess!

  • School Visitation Day, September 5 from 2:30-5:00pm. All students in grades 7-12 are welcomed and encouraged to stop in to school to get acclimated with their locker and classroom locations for the start of the 2017-18 school year on September 6.
  • All Summer Reading projects are due on September 6.
As always, if there is anything I can answer or assist with, please do not hesitate to call or email me at 364.7111 x2103 or carnicellil@southerncayuga.org. I look forward to working with you and your child this school year.

Luke A. Carnicelli, Principal 
Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School   

SC Jr/Sr HS Community Advisory Council (CAC)
Background: A large part of our success at SC Jr/Sr HS is tied directly to home-school communication and parental support of our school mission and initiatives. The CAC is designed to advise the Principal with strategies that the school staff can assist with the home-school connection.
Charge: To support academics at home, To make suggestions for the best ways to communicate with parents, To discuss academic initiatives.
Meetings:  The meetings are scheduled for the following dates: TBA. All meetings will be held in the guidance office from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Agendas for each meeting are sent via email. Please email
carnicellil@southerncayuga.org if you would like further information.

Jr/Sr HS 2017 Calendar
Aug 2 - Sports Info Night, 6:00pm in the Aud
Sept 5 - School Visitation Day, 2:30-5:00pm
Sept 6 - First Day for Students

Updated 6/29/17

Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School does not restrict students on the basis of race/ethnicity, religion, physical handicap subject to medical eligibility, or gender.   

Patrick Jensen, Superintendent
Southern Cayuga School District
2384 State Route 34B
Aurora, NY 13026

Phone: 315.364.7211
Fax: 315.364.7863


Emily Howland Elementary
Phone: 315.364.7098
Fax: 315.364.7590

Jr/Sr High School
Phone: 315.364.7111
Fax: 315.364.8207