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  • Francis Parker School No. 23 Wins School Supplies

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    School No. 23 was nominated and won supplies from the Advantage Federal Credit Union RCSD Supply Drive.

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  • Pre-K Students Get an Early Start This Summer

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    Incoming Pre-K students at Nathaniel Hawthorne School No. 25 participate in a three-week summer program to help with the transition to Pre-K in September.

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  • East High School Teachers Visit Chile

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    Teachers from East High were immersed in a week of school and cultural activities in Chile to explore educational systems in South America in order to better approach education of Spanish-speaking students. They learned about different expectations from country to country, different curriculums and gained a better understanding of their ELL students.

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  • Recent Graduates of OACES Culinary Program

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    Elizabeth Roberts and Chynesha Holland are the first graduates to be placed with Aramark at the University of Rochester.

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  • Students Visit Bahamas for Marine Biology Field Trip

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    SOTA science teacher Richard Hendricks took students from SOTA and World of Inquiry to the Bahamas to spend a week at the Gerace Research Center, College of the Bahamas on San Salvador Island. They learned marine biology, were taught to snorkel and they visited two dive sites each day immersed in the most beautiful undisturbed coral reefs in the world. Teacher Debbie Ortenzi and CO marine biology expert Joe Zuniga attended as well.

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  • OACES Culinary Students Visited Palmer Food Services

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    Students toured the distribution warehouse and learned about the butchering department, HACCP guidelines, USDA inspections, routing of deliveries and more. They also met two graduates working there, and were served lunch by Tom Chamot, the Palmer’s Executive Chef.

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  • RCSD Students Win Ringside World National Boxing Championship

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    Nevaeha Nelson (School 22, 11 years old), Jay’von Larry Cummings (School 45, 9 years old), and Fynest Larry Cummings (School 22, 8 years old) are 2016 Ringside World Boxing National Champions. 9 year-old Lavon Peak from School 43 won a Silver Medal in the 2016 National Junior Olympic Championship. The event was held at Independence Events Center, July 27-30, in Independence, MO.

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  • OACES Culinary Students Visit Lamb Dairy Farm in Oakfield

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    The students learned about the milking and pasteurization process on western New York’s largest dairy farm.

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  • Student Interns Working in IM&T This Summer

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    IM&T interns are busy cleaning, repairing and preparing hardware in our schools in order for students and teachers to start the year with the tech tools for teaching and learning. With the support of IM&T Building Technicians and Instructional Technology staff, interns are learning about the technology we use while developing work skills for college and their careers.

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  • OACES Students Visit St. John Fisher College

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    Students met with Executive Chef Joel Kraft at Lackmann Culinary, received a tour of the facility and learned about purchasing, receiving, staffing, and kitchen design.

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  • Roberto Clemente School No. 8 Pre-K Students Create Book for Golisano Children’s Hospital

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    As part of the “To Be Real or Not To Be Real” expedition, students focused on identifying real emotions, creating the book Pre-K Parade as a final project. The class thought children from Golisano Children’s Hospital would benefit most from their book about emotions, with pictures and drawings of real children from their community.  

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  • P-TECH Rochester Student Receives Young Citizen of the Year Honor

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    P-TECH sophomore Shawnte Arterberry was honored with The Young Citizen of the Year by the Monroe County Legislature—one of the highest honors for youth leadership, community service, advocacy and perseverance. She was nominated by her FBLA advisor, Francine Martella, because of her commitment to strengthening her school, local community and herself.

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  • Nathaniel Hawthorne School No. 25 and Durand-Eastman Present Play

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    For the fifth consecutive year, students from School No. 25 and Durand-Eastman Intermediate School in East Irondequoit presented an end-of-year musical. This year they performed The Lion King Jr.

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  • US Air Force Association Honors NRCS STEM Team with 2016 Teacher of the Year Award

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    The Nathaniel Rochester Community School STEM Team was presented with the 2016 Air Force Association’s Genesee Valley Chapter Teacher of the Year Award at the June RTA Representative Assembly meeting, where teachers were honored by NYS Senator Joe Robach and NYS Senator Rich Funke’s office.

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  • OACES MAC Academy Students Mentor School No. 50 Students

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    MAC Academy students visited Springdale Farm with School No. 50 elementary students from similar countries.

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  • MAC Academy Students at OACES Celebrate Accomplishments

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    Community partners attended the award ceremony where students celebrated obtaining learner’s permits, employment, enrolling in CTE classes, moving from ESL classes to High School Equivalency, completing Financial Literacy classes, and completing 50+ hours of community service.

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  • Rochester Museum and Science Center Exhibit Design Class at Nathaniel Rochester Community School

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    On June 8, students in the School Exhibit Design class completed and presented their prototypes/exhibits at the NRCS Spring STEM Expo. Led by Dr. Calvin Uzelmeier of the RMSC, the Exhibit Design program introduced students to the process used by the RMSC to move an exhibit from thought to floor.

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  • Family Science and Engineering Night at Nathaniel Rochester Community School

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    The final Family Science and Engineering Night at Nathaniel Rochester Community School took place on June 8, where families interacted with science and engineering stations and toured the exhibits created by student teams from Invention Convention and the Exhibit Design Program.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Students Build Birds' Nests for Competition

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    Students used as many natural resources as possible to design and engineer a bird’s nest to hold the most mass. The top two teams from each class competed in the school wide STEM challenge competition.

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  • NRCS Introduces K-5 Students to Careers in the Rochester Community

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    Nathaniel Rochester Community School students in Kindergarten through fifth grades took part in the Second Annual Career Week experience June 13-17. Each grade level met with and learned from three professionals and their careers. 

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  • Abraham Lincoln School No. 22 Bilingual Class Celebrates Honor Roll

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    The 6th-grade bilingual class of 2016 celebrated their “Noche de Logros” on June 16 where honor roll students received awards.

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  • Edison Tech High School Students & Staff Get a Taste of African Royalty

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    Mr. Abraham Steiner and his Pan-African class treated students and staff to African royalty by giving them the opportunity to learn how to wear the Kente cloth and to sit in State as king, queen and elders on a royal throne.

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  • Students at Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52 Visit Rochester Animal Services

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    ELL students from School No. 52 took a field trip wo Rochester Animal Services and enjoyed reading to the animals there.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School Staff Recognized for STEM Approach

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    NRCS staff members were recognized by the Finger Lakes STEM Hub—Peter Mastrogiovanni, Vici Patanella and Tina Rodger for their creation and implementation of the NRCS Monthly STEM Challenge Program and the implementation of STEM at the School Level as the NRCS school wide focus; Jessica Perez for STEM implementation in her third-grade classroom; and Hannah Valle for STEM Implementation in her Kindergarten classroom.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School Inventors Honored by the Board of Education

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    In May the Board of Education recognized Nathaniel Rochester Community School’s Invention Convention student teams with the “I Believe” award for their winning accomplishments at the Xerox Science Challenge Days competition at the Invention Convention event on May 12th.

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