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  • Three Rochester Early College Scholars Study in China

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    Chosen by Americans Promoting Study Abroad (APSA), Melajah Clinkscales, Tyshon Kelly, and Jonathan Radcliffe arrived in China on July 6 and will return on August 10. They have settled into a routine and started blogging their experiences. The scholars are attending classes, participating in service learning projects at places, such as the Bethel School for the Visually Impaired, and engaging in cultural awareness activities. 

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  • Summer Learning at Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3

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    As part of the summer enrichment program, Ms. Cope’s class visited the Phillis Wheatley public library where students toured the library, visited the community garden and received public library card applications. 

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  • Rochester Students in the EnCompass: Resources for Learning Summer Program

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    Students are learning about civic responsibility and working to make the community a better place through service projects. They chose to gather pet supplies and made dog biscuits for Joyful Rescues.  

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  • Students at Innovation Greenhouse II Work on Urban Gardening

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    Students from School 8 traveled to the Harley School to learn how to build and maintain gardens. They planted potatoes and harvested garlic too. 

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  • Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19 Strings for Success

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    This violin instruction program, open to grades three through eight, served 112 students this year at School No. 19. Damante joined in third grade and now his talents, passion, discipline and all he has learned from the program are taking him far as he has been accepted as a 7th grader at the School of the Arts.

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  • Summer Meals Kick-Off

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    More than 1,000 children attended the kick-off event at Frontier Field on July 8th

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  • MAC Academy Students Raise Money for Nepal

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    The students worked hard and raised $324 for the Nepali Earth Quake fund via Himalayan Rescue.

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  • Flower City School No. 54 Sixth Grade Moving Up Ceremony

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    Mayor Warren spoke at the 6th grade Moving Up Ceremony on June 24th

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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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