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  • Join us in congratulating Unique Fair-Smith, who will serve as Student Representative to the Rochester Board of Education.  Click here for more details.  Way to go Unique!
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  • Looking to play a sport at WOIS? Click here to find out everything you need to know to play! 
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  • Wondering what's for breakfast and lunch today? Click here for the breakfast menu and here for the lunch menu.
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  • Looking for your child's supply list? Click here to find the supply lists for Grades 1-5.
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  • 6th grade supply list can be found here!
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  • 7th and 8th grade supply list.
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  • As we start to think about another new school year, we want to make sure all secondary students and families are aware of our uniform policy.  More information on the policy can be found here.
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  • Did you miss the Poets at Heart Cafe during the Elementary Exhibition Night?  Don't worry, you can view their powerpoint presentation and read their amazing poems, here!
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  • Click here to view 8th grade's video on "What makes me, ME?"
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  • Check out the latest World of Inquiry Healthy Heroe Crew Members here!

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Welcome

World of Inquiry School is an Expeditionary Learning school dedicated to inquiry-based learning which emphasizes learning by doing. We take a student-centered, active-learning approach that focuses on questioning, critical thinking, and problem-solving. Learning occurs through grade-level expeditions (in-depth studies of a single topic or theme) integrated with New York State Standards.
 
As we enter yet another year of our grow out to the 12th grade, we have relocated to the Benjamin Franklin Campus while our building undergoes an expansion and renovations.  Our address for the next two years will be 950 Norton Street Rochester, NY 14621.  Click here to learn more about the expansion and renovations to our University Avenue home.    
To find out more about Expeditionary Learning and it's Design Principles, take a tour of our website. You can also find out more about our Model Citizen Crew Pledge, PTA News, and classroom information. WOIS staff continue to update their webpages, check back often for student and parent information.   
Sheela Webster
Principal, World of Inquiry School #58
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Students and teachers took part in the Bald for Bucks campaign on January 22, 2014, to help benefit the collaborative cancer research between Wilmot Cancer Center and Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Teens Living with Cancer Program in Rochester.  World of Inquiry has currently raised a total of $7,169!