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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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  • New Beginnings Instructor Goes Beyond the Classroom to Help Students Achieve

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    Foreign language teacher Andre Farquharson works with students to help them find after school and summer employment.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 6th Grade Career Day

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    On June 9th, as a preview to the 2016-17 seventh-grade Career Research Project, 6th-grade students participated in a Career Day Experience. This was an excellent opportunity for students to meet with career professionals and learn more about the STEM field and its careers.

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  • Jessica Flanders Wins Empire State Teacher Award

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    Nominated by School No. 29 Principal Tanya Wilson, Jessica Flanders won the Governors’ Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award, which was presented by Lt. Governor Hochul.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School Celebrates STEM at Spring STEM Expo Experience

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    On June 8th, students celebrated their knowledge and understanding of STEM through the Spring STEM Expo. Student presenters shared their learning experiences with student and adult visitors throughout the afternoon.

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  • Students at Nathaniel Rochester Community School Visit Sunshine Rotary Camp

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    Fifth-graders went on an overnight camping trip to Sunshine Rotary Camp, which was completely funded by Hammer Packaging.

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  • Edison Students Complete Shed Project with Alfred State and Habitat for Humanity

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    Students in the Construction, Architecture, and Design pathway designed and built sheds from concept and design through construction and finish work. Habitat for Humanity and Alfred State picked the first place shed—a design that will be used in the future to build additional sheds for Habitat families. 

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  • East Teachers to Attend International Seminar in Chile

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    Kristen Shaw, Marcella Dixon, Heather Hostuttler, Roxana Alexander and Amanda Donovan will travel to Santiago, Chile, this summer for the international seminar. The group will share their findings with colleagues to add more strategies to help Hispanics students in the classroom.

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  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Donates Luggage to Montessori Students

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    The Rochester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. collected luggage as part of their Foster Care Luggage Drive for students in foster care who move often. Montessori Academy was presented with 20 pieces of luggage for such students.

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  • Students at School No. 43 and Wilson Foundation Receive Do the Right Thing Award

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    Wilson Foundation Academy 8th-grader Jamier Hayes was recognized for intervening and preventing a physical fight between peers, and School No. 43 5th-grader Marco Lee was recognized for his quick response and action when a classmate showed signs of medical distress.  

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  • Edison Tech Senior Receives Math Recognition

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    In cooperation with the Rochester Education Foundation, Edison staff and the Fazio family, the Class of 1965 Homeroom 12-3 recognized Edison senior Antonio Morales as the first recipient of the Fazio Award for Excellence in Mathematics. This award honors the memory of beloved math teacher Vincent N. Fazio, who taught at Edison for 39 years, and the fund provides $1,000 to support his educational and career development.

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  • Francis Parker School No. 23 Pre-K Students Reach Reading Milestone

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    Pre-K students have been tracking their reading all school year, and two classes have individually and collectively read 10,140 books!

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  • Composting Education Program Culminating Workshops at Schools No. 28 and No. 15

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    Thirteen participating first- through eighth-grade classrooms and over 300 students will be working with educators from the nonprofit Seedfolk City Farm to share what they have learned about composting and their role in combatting climate change.

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  • Former Special Olympian Returns to Edison Tech

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    Naim Lewis, an alumni of Edison Tech, now with Lifetime Assistance Incorporated, returned this week to bowl with students in the NYSED program. Naim also got the opportunity to unveil his special Olympic Jersey which hangs on the wall in the gym area of Edison Tech.

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