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  • Wilson High School Scholar Athletes

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    Deavana Williams (Varsity Basketball & Varsity Outdoor Track, 3.70 GPA) and Michael Voelkl (Varsity Volleyball & Varsity Baseball, 3.57 GPA) were recognized at the Board of Education meeting in June.

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  • Senator Ranzenhofer Provides Aid for Dr. Walter Cooper Academy Library

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    After his visit last month with Ms. Kelly and Ms. Scaccia’s class, the Senator wanted to help make an impact on the materials available for students to read. 

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  • Butterfly Garden at Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3

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    The Engineering Academy team members worked with Mr. Mastrogiovanni to design and build a rain harvesting water system that collects, stores and efficiently distributes rain water to each of the plants in the school’s Butterfly Garden.  

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  • Monroe High Teacher Dan Dunne a Volunteer Assistant Coach for Rochester Razorsharks

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    The bilingual Social Studies teacher provided District staff, students, and families complimentary tickets to Razorshark games. He also coached the Monroe High School girls’ basketball team for four years and worked the NBA’s Developmental League’s National Tryout in New York City in June.

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  • Senior Capstone Projects at STEM High School

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    These seniors presented their capstone projects; the poster captures their gene annotation work. 

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  • Summer Jobs for Rochester High School Students

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    Student interns receive help processing their forms at two session at Central Office.

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  • Student Percussionists Design and Build Timpani, Bass Drum and Glockenspiel Mallets

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    Using the Engineering Design Process, Nathaniel Rochester Community School’s 4th, 6th and 8th graders worked with the instrumental music teacher and the STEM specialist to measure, cut, sand, glue and stain wood and rubber materials for their mallets, which were used at the Spring Concert in June.

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  • Sixth-Graders at Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 Participate in Distance Learning

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    Farming For Fuel, presented by the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga, Tennessee, introduced the concepts connected with biofuels and the challenges in producing them. Through this Skype session, students learned about current transportation energy sources, problems associated with them and challenges involved in creating renewable energy options.
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  • First STEM Exposition Held at Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3

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    Student presenters from several grades showed off and spoke about their favorite STEM learning experiences from the 2014-2015 school year.

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  • Wilson Magnet Teacher Will Ride to Remember 9/11

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    Michele Myers will bike 450 miles from the Iraq/Afghanistan Memorial in Buffalo to the Freedom Tower in NYC, concluding at the Seaford 9/11 Memorial at Seaford High School, Michele’s alma mater and hometown. Proceeds will go to the Seaford 9/11 memorial organization to honor the memory of five Seaford High School graduates who lost their lives on 9/11.

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  • Ceremony for Fifth-Graders at School No. 19 for Participation in Rites of Passage Program

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    Rites of Passage programs provide youth with the information and skills they need to transition into successful young adults, with a clear understanding of what their responsibilities are to themselves, their families, and their communities. 

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  • Fourth-Grade Student at Kodak Park School No. 41 Wins Poster Contest

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    Ryan won first place in the 4th-7th grade category of the Prevention 1st Home Fire Drill poster contest. Ryan and four of his friends were treated to lunch with firemen at the Dewey and Ridgeway Fire Station, with the added treat of sliding down the fire pole.  

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  • Third-Grader at Kodak Park School No. 41 Gets a Ride to School in a Fire Truck

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    Iyahna won the random drawing for a ride to school in a fire truck. She and her sister were picked up at their house for an exciting ride to school in a fire truck. 

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  • Teacher at Virgil I. Grissom School No. 7 Wins Award

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    Derinda McKinstry is this year’s winner of the New York State Better Beginnings Award sponsored by the Board of Regents to honor teachers who demonstrate exceptional love and support for their students. 

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  • STEM Career Week at Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3

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    During the school’s first annual STEM Career Week, students met and heard from professionals who work in STEM fields. Each STEM speaker shared their background and presented students with hands-on activities relevant to their role through STEM. 

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  • Rochester International Academy Performs "Journey to Oz"

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    RIA's first full musical featured students from all 12 grades.
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  • More Than 50 Employers at Bright Futures Job & Career Fair

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    Nearly 500 graduating seniors met with employers who have current job openings.

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  • Rochester Education Foundation Awards Instruments to Wilson Students

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    Eleventh-graders Kayla Clements and Linda Vasavong received brand new instruments through the Rochester Education Foundation’s College-Bound Music Instrument Awards. Kayla and Linda were presented their instruments at REF's annual “Spring for Music” held at Bernunzio Uptown Music. 

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  • Sixth-Grader at Charles Carroll School No. 46 is a Healthy Hero

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    Chanel Alexander is being featured on 13 WHAM as this month’s “Healthy Hero,” sponsored by the Greater Rochester Health Foundation.

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  • Virgil I. Grissom School No. 7 Cafeteria Staff Hold "Popping into Summer Reading Jam"

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    Each student in Kindergarten through grade 6 received one free book and a bag of popcorn. Everyone had an excellent time and were very excited about the event. 

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  • Roberts Wesleyan President Reads to Kindergarten Class at School No. 5

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    Dr. Porterfield read Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? to Ms. Gilroy and Ms. Kane’s kindergarten class and also spoke about college and future careers.

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  • Largest Class Honored at the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Senior Celebration

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    327 seniors participated in a commencement processional to celebrate this event leading up to their official high school graduation in June.

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  • Walk to School Wednesday at Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19

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    Walking Wednesday is an initiative that was started by FLHSA and Greater Rochester Health Foundation, who partners with School No. 19.

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  • 20 Kindergarten Students at School No. 29 Learn About Unique Scholarship

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    Students in Michele Carballada’s class learned that a unique scholarship to MCC is available after they graduate from high school. The Carballada Endowed Scholarship Fund for Rochester City Students was established by Carballada’s parents, Virginia and Carlos Carballada, with the help of the Monroe Community College Foundation.

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  • Wilson’s Kelly Brown Wins Section V Class A Championship in 110 Meter Hurdles

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    Brown won the 110 meter hurdle with a time of 15.48 seconds. He also came in 2nd in Class A 100m Dash at 11.04 seconds, and 3rd in the Class A 200m Dash at 22.16.  

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