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Recent Good News Items:

  • Male Role Models Welcome Back Students at Leadership Academy for Young Men

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    Students were greeted with encouraging words and motivating high-fives on the first day of school.

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  • Community Role Models Welcome Back Students at Wilson

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    High school students were greeted with encouraging words and motivating high-fives on the first day of school.

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  • RocRead at the Red Wings

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    Families arrived early for free book giveaways and students turned in summer reading assignments early for 2 free tickets to the game.

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  • Monroe High School 4th Annual Kick-Off Event

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    Parents, students and community members enjoyed a fun-filled day in Monroe’s new temporary location at the Marshall Campus. School supplies were distributed to all students.

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  • Kick-It-Kailee Fundraiser

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    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.  

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  • Safety Summit Held at Franklin

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    District staff are working together with the Rochester Police Department, School Security, and School Administrators to keep our students safe.

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  • School No. 45 Students Camp Out

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    Staff from Mary McLeod Bethune School No. 45 took 7th and 8th grade students on an overnight camping trip at Camp Arrowhead in August.

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  • Buffalo Bills and LISC Donate $200,000 to Rochester City School District

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    The Bills and Local Initiatives Support Corporation donated $200,000 to support the construction of projects, including an artificial turf field at the Franklin Campus.
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  • Pre-K Ramp Up Summer Program

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    Students entering Pre-K this fall are getting a head start to the school year by attending classes for half-day sessions at Schools No. 25 and 33 since August 10th

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  • Montessori Summer Learning Academy Makes Exciting Discovery

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    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.

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  • IM&T Interns at Work This Summer

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    Interns have written a script and created a “puppet video tutorial” geared toward informing and entertaining the Kindergarten through 2nd grade students with respect to using tablet technology.

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  • Excellus Blue Cross & Blue Shield Teacher Challenge 5K Race

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    Thanks to sponsors, participants, donors, volunteers and the community, this event raised close to $14,000, with Staples gift card donations being made to teachers (captains) within the elementary and secondary schools/programs in the RCSD. School 12 raised the most funds for their school without any community sponsorship.

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  • Children’s School ELL Summer Learning Program

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    Students and staff from Schools No. 15 and No. 5 celebrate with song as part of a school-wide morning briefing to start the day at the Children’s School ELL Summer Program.
     
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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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