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Recent Good News Items:

  • Liduvina Quinones Retires After 28 Years of Service

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    Liduvina, a Bilingual Home School Assistant, celebrates her retirement with Rose Mary Villarrubia-Izzo, Luz and Juan Padilla – retired Director of Hispanic Services Office for the District.

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  • East High Students Participate in NYS Youth and Government’s Albany Model Legislative Weekend

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    With the help of Amy Lewis and Lucia Espinosa, Hanzell, Kelly, and Anthony took a community issue to Albany where they applied the Youth & Government program events in the State Capitol, the Legislative Office Building, and the Judicial Building. 

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  • Jump For Heart Fundraiser at The Children’s School of Rochester

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    The school raised nearly $1,600 for the American Heart Association. Nursing students from the University of Rochester also helped teach students about their heart and healthy eating.

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  • Pinnacle School No. 35 Hosts Family Fitness Night

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    Students and their families enjoyed healthy snacks, games, and prizes along with a rock climbing wall and practice drills with the Rochester Razor Sharks. Families also enjoyed free Zumba.

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  • Ready Freddy Visits Class at Enrico Fermi School No. 17

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    Ready Freddy made a surprise visit on March 13 to congratulate Ms. Gurney’s second grade class for having perfect attendance for the entire week of school.

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  • Abraham Lincoln School No. 22 Career Day Trip

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    Students in 6th grade visited the Rochester Police Department to learn about careers in law enforcement.

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  • World of Inquiry Celebrates Newly Renovated Building

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    Unique Fair performs the official ribbon cutting.

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  • Wilson Foundation Teacher Connects Physical Education and Math for Students

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    Krista Neu’s students have been working on bowling skills in class which is improving math skills. She provides real-life experiences and helps make connections to lifelong activities. 

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  • Wilson Magnet Student Wins First Place

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    11th grader Calisa Gayle represented Wilson at the Rochester branch of the English-Speaking Union Shakespeare Competition at Dazzle Theatre and brought home first place for her monologue performance from Titus Andronicus and Sonnet 144.

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  • Districtwide Marching Band Performs in Parade

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    Students participated in their first parade as a Marching Band at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

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  • School of the Arts Wins Section V Class A2

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    The basketball team defeated Batavia 45-36 to bring home the title.

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  • Leadership Academy for Young Men Wins Section V Class B1

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    The basketball team defeated Livonia 85-46 to bring home the title.

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  • Early College Wins Section V Class C1

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    The basketball team defeated East Rochester 76-53 to bring home the title.

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  • Dr. Louis A. Cerulli School No. 34 Using Chromebooks

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    Third-graders using Chromebooks to enhance learning by researching the symbolism of favorite colors during Arts Integration.

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  • World Read Aloud Day at John James Audubon School No. 33

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    Dozens of well-known leaders, officials, and others participated in World Read Aloud Day at School No. 33. 

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  • District Representatives Present at Central Western Zone Conference at Brockport

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    Chris Golamb, Daisy Morales, Linda Polizzi, and Vicky Rothwell presented the RCSD Physical Education Curriculum Framework at this conference, which is part of the NYSAHPERD, a state association. The presentation focused on the steps the team used to revise the current curriculum and align it to the Common Core as well as the State and National PE Standards. 

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  • Juliann Zelazny Named Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Central Western Zone

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    Julie, who currently teaches at Rochester International Academy, has served in the District for 26 years as a Physical Education teacher. She is very passionate about her profession and has made significant contributions to the department particularly in the area of curriculum. 

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  • Pen Pals Meet from Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19 and Charles Finney

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    The program encourages students to be better writers and have fun writing to peers.

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  • School No. 50 Pre-K Celebrates Read Across America

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    Students, families and teachers celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a reading of The Cat in the Hat, a visit from the Cat in the Hat, games, and cake.

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  • School No. 50 Pre-K Family Event

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    Families, students, and staff celebrated Friendship Fruit Salad Day, which focused on building friendships and healthy eating. 

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  • Robert Brown Student Wins Essay Contest

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    Jennifer Torres was presented an award and $100 as the Rochester winner of the J Rêve International Essay Contest.

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  • MAC Academy Volunteers

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    MAC Academy clears and cleans the basement at the VOA.

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  • Professional Development and Celebration of Lau vs. Nichols

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    The Department of English Language Learners, LOTE, Bilingual Education and New York State Association for Bilingual Education held a conference to celebrate the landmark case that granted students the right to educational services in their native language. Father Lawrence Tracy was presented an award from NYSABE.

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  • Mayor Warren Visits Leadership Academy for Young Men

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    Mayor Lovely Warren attended the school’s community assembly, encouraging students to do well in school and talking to them about pursuing their goals as they are our future leaders.

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  • Rochester Education Foundation Grant Awarded to School Without Walls Book Club

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    The Page Turners Book Club is getting 100 books to give away to its members to help promote the 2015 Teen Book Festival thanks to a grant submitted by library media specialist Diane Mohney. The books were written by a variety of authors who will be attending the Rochester Teen Book Festival in May at Nazareth College.

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