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Mexico (N.Y.) Academy and Central School District

THE MEXICO Mexico, city, Mexico
Mexico or Mexico City, Span. Ciudad de México (Méjico), city (1990 pop. 8,236,960; 1991 met. area est. 20,899,000), central Mexico, capital and largest city of Mexico.
 ACADEMY AND Central School District is located in the center of New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
 state, on the shore of Lake Ontario Ontario, city, United States
Ontario, city (1990 pop. 133,179), San Bernardino co., S Calif., near Los Angeles, in a region of vineyards; inc. 1891.
, and includes three elementary schools elementary school: see school. , one middle school, and one high school. The current district Web site was designed in 2005.



The home page is well designed, sleek In the Dungeons and Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the Sleek is a Magical Beast. It resembles an Ermine. It seems to have no other desire aside from biting victims and running off. , uncluttered and professional in appearance. The welcome message introduces users to the site and explains the navigation menu but doesn't does·n't  

Contraction of does not.
 introduce the district as effectively as it should. Some of the well-written information on the District Info pages, for example, would be a great addition to the home page.


All of the navigation choices are placed together in a box at the top of the page, which is consistent throughout the district's Web pages, so most navigation is straightforward. The drop-down navigation menus are simple and easy to use, keeping the number of categories efficiently to a minimum. For users with browsers unable to display these menus, or for those who prefer a simpler format, all the choices are also accessible in a helpful site map. However, there is no search engine for the site to help users find district information.


The Web Resources menu is helpful and offers a selection of Internet Internet

Publicly accessible computer network connecting many smaller networks from around the world. It grew out of a U.S. Defense Department program called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network), established in 1969 with connections between computers at the
 search engines, as well as links to Web sites of particular interest to educators, students and parents. This feature encourages frequent use of the home page as a portal to the Web.

The Web Resources should also be listed on the site map, however, to aid users with computers that cannot access dropdown menus. The menus remain in place, from page to page, so it is easy for users to move to other content areas.

Unfortunately; as is true for most district Web sites, there are no accessibility options for disabled users.


Parent resources are equally prominent with the student and educator resources, demonstrating a strong commitment to parent involvement. Staff contact information is easy to access, as are links to state and federal education resources.

The Board of Education page provides links to the schedule of meetings, along with minutes and agendas, and includes a valuable online policy tool that can be searched by keyword or policy number so that users can quickly find official policies on topics of interest.

The individual school sites offer little information besides basic statistics and short descriptions about the schools, and several of the landing pages have not yet been developed. Additional content on these pages would enhance the site significantly and also promote the unique character of each school.



* he Publications menu provides links to the district attendance policy, lunch menu, school calendar and newsletters, all in PDF (Portable Document Format) The de facto standard for document publishing from Adobe. On the Web, there are countless brochures, data sheets, white papers and technical manuals in the PDF format.  format. Although PDFs add extra steps and can be cumbersome cum·ber·some  
1. Difficult to handle because of weight or bulk. See Synonyms at heavy.

2. Troublesome or onerous.

 to use, in this case the concise and effective format makes printing these important information pages simple and convenient.

The "Eye on the Tigers" feature is a collection of district news videos made by high school students in their television production course. The segments are well produced and highlight this strong instructional program.

The district also takes advantage of Moodle, a free online course management system, so students and educators can extend their class assignments and activities to the Web.


At the time of this review in late August, the School Calendar had not yet been updated for the coming year, which parents, staff and students are likely seeking, and instead displayed last year's information.

The Athletics athletics
 or track and field also track-and-field games

Variety of sport competitions held on a running track and on the adjacent field. It is the oldest form of organized sports, having been a part of the ancient Olympic Games from c.
 link provides useful schedules for each sports team, along with competition results, scores and related information. The schedule pages are hosted on an independent Web site with ads, which may be troublesome. DA

Kurt Kurt is a given name. Its principal English variant is Curt, while others include Cord, Curd, and Kort. It originated as a short form of Curtis, Konrad (Conrad), and Kunibert.  O. Dyrli is a contributing writer for DA.
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Date:Oct 1, 2007
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