Four RCSD graduates received new Dell Laptops as they begin their college careers. Melea Jones, Israil Aliyev, Rashawn McCrea and Charles Brown took part in the Digital Solutions/Student Helpdesk class and worked as IM&T Interns for the past two summers. Nicole Klimek was able to secure the new laptops from Dell and organized a similar opportunity for graduating IM&T Intern seniors for subsequent years.
Ashley, a graduate of the RCSD Project Search program, is currently employed at City Hall. Her work was recently included in a photography exhibit called Positive Exposure at the George Eastman House.
Forty families engaged in several engineering challenges designed for them. The highlight of the evening was observing families working together to solve a variety of engineering challenges. Smiles and meaningful conversations were in abundance.
Students, parents, and staff attended an open house to kick off another awesome school year at School No. 41. Parents and students also were invited to attend an ice cream social to learn about several agencies that help students and families within the community. Joshwa Chartrand and his family met up with school mascot Kody for a quick picture!
Brianna was presented with the Peace Award from Principal Whitlow because she peacefully helped students involved in a playground altercation and sought help from adults.
Built and maintained by Edison students of Mr. Murphy and others from 2003-2007, this car won the “Best Daily Driver” award among all the attending Capri automobiles, as well as a special brand recognition award from attending Ford representatives.
35 fathers joined their children at school today and learned about All Pro Dads, a monthly school program where dads and kids meet to have breakfast and enjoy meaningful conversation that strengthens their relationship.
Mrs. Gonzalez established a relationship with the proprietor of The Uniform Place, who donated several brand new uniforms ranging in sizes and colors. This generous donation will go to support the children at School No. 5. Great job, Mrs. Gonzalez.
A group of employees at Central Office raised money to support Kailee, the four-year-old granddaughter of District employee Bob Kwiecien. Kailee is bravely battling her 2nd bought with Rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of muscle cancer.
Li-Hill, a Canadian artist currently living in Brooklyn, left a secret gift of a large sculpture hidden outdoors in northwest Rochester during the Wall\Therapy 2015 event. The sculpture is located on an industrial property adjacent to the Dr. Freddie Thomas Learning Center, just barely visible from the second-floor classrooms. Students discovered the secret gift after studying the Wall\Therapy project as part of their summer enrichment program.