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  • IM&T Intern Helps Out During February Break

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    IATHS senior Jonathan Orlando assisted School No. 50 teacher Andrea Sielaff with a non-working document camera. Jonathan took apart the lens and was able to get the camera in working order.

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  • February 15 Proclaimed School of the Arts Day

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    February 15, 2017 was declared the official School of the Arts Day by Mayor Lovely Warren and City Council.

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  • North STAR Bids Farewell to SSO Gomez

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    On January 28, the students and staff of the North STAR Educational Program engaged in various activities on campus to bid farewell to SSO Gomez. The day began with a staff breakfast, followed by a 3 vs. 3 basketball tournament.

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  • National Junior Honor Society Ceremony at John Williams School No. 5

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    School No. 5 inducted 20 new recipients to the National Junior Honor Society, a number that has doubled from 10 last year. Seven former School No. 5 NJHS students also participated in the ceremony. 

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  • Students from School No. 39 Participate in Garth Fagan Dance Class

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    To celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, six students from Andrew J. Townson School No. 39 had the opportunity to be exposed to one of Rochester’s world-renowned artists by attending a free class at Garth Fagan Dance, chaperoned by their teacher Ivy Clark.

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  • Northeast High School Hosts Alumni Series

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    Northeast alumni were invited back to campus to share real-world experience with students, participating in classroom presentations and town hall meetings for current students and sharing words of wisdom on their transitions from high school to college and careers.

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  • Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52 Student Wins Essay Contest

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    Lucy Case was the only fourth-grade student in the District who won the Harter Secrest & Emery Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest.

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  • Northeast High School Gives Back

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    The Student Government Association, Counseling Department and Student Support Center collected donations for families in need and delivered them during the holiday break. Donation bags included a $25 grocery gift card, paper products, canned goods, garbage bags, laundry products and other household essentials.

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  • Charles Carroll School No. 46 Staff Participate in Academic Circles

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    The professional learning session was facilitated by Kevin Baldwin, a member of the District Roc Restorative Team, along with Barbara Drmacich from Partners In Restorative Initiatives, and Erminie Izzo, School Psychologist at School 46. Academic Circles are a type of Restorative Practice that combines academics with building classroom relationships and connections.

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  • First-Graders at Roberto Clemente School No. 8 Study The Ugly Duckling

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    For this month’s EL Education design principle Solitude and Reflection, Mrs. Geter-Bullock’s first-grade class emulated Roberto Clemente as they read The Ugly Duckling, learning to empathize with the ugly duck. 

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  • Edison Band and Chorus on Annual Holiday Tour

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    Students performed at Greece Ridge Mall and the Monroe County Office Building for County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, closing out the concert series held in the building atrium for the 2016 season.

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  • Schools 8 and 16 Sing for Residents at the Presbyterian Home

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    Students from Roberto Clemente School No. 8 and John Walton Spencer School No. 16 caroled at the nursing home, making new friendships with both residents and peers. Their performances were recorded and aired on BUZZ radio this week.

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  • Dr. Urbanski Speaks to Class at Edison

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    Dr. Urbanski spoke to Mr. Amico’s Participation in Government class, discussing his journey to America from Poland as a young man, and his family and educational background. He also spoke about the role of unions in the education of students and heard their concerns about issues affecting Edison.

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  • Broadway Stars Visit Musical Theater Students at Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52

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    Students had the chance to work with Brendon Stimson and Hayley Podschun, who have been featured in several Broadway musicals, including West Side Story, Hairspray, Newsies, Wicked and more.

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  • Rochester Police Read to Pre-K Students at Rochester Early Childhood Education Center

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    Officers attended the center’s “Giving Tree” kick-off event, with each officer reading Shel Silverstein’s Giving Tree to every classroom. Students asked questions, did activities with the officers, tried on their coats, and played. The officers also took winter decorations from the Giving Tree and have returned with gifts for families.

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  • East High’s Paul Conrow Visits ELT Optics/Photonics Class at Charles Carrol School No. 46

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    Students in grades 4-6 explored the characteristics of light and its behavior as it travels through various mediums like a glass lens. Students also checked out the Spectroscope, allowing them to peek at the visible spectrum (ROYGBIV), and learned about the career pathway opportunities offered at East High School.

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  • Edison Hosts Engage Recruitment Day

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    Student ambassadors from Edison Career & Technology High School guided more than 200 middle school students through the various CTE departments. The great participation of the visiting students showed their interest in being a part of the Edison community next year.

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  • Rochester Regional Health Youth Apprentice Program Recognizes Students in Good Grades Club

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    The Rochester Regional Health Youth Apprentice Program recognized all participant students with a 3.0 or higher GPA in its Good Grades Club. Department managers attended the recognition and shared inspirational and heartfelt messages with students.

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  • Abraham Lincoln School No. 22 Choir Performs at County Building

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    The school choir under the direction of Joann Coller and band under the direction of Stephen Georger performed in the 2016 Monroe County Concert Series on December 7.

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  • Students at School No. 22 Receive Holiday Gifts

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    The Spino Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield provided holiday gifts for students, which included brand new coats.

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  • Wild Wings Visits Abraham Lincoln School No. 22

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    John from Wild Wings presented to School 22 4th-grade students. Wild Wings houses and cares for permanently injured birds of prey, which are unable to survive on their own in the wild.

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  • Roberto Clemente School No. 8 First-Grade Field Study

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    First-grade students visited the Strong Museum of Play, where they culminated their expedition on the human body by participating in the museum’s “Let’s Move” activities.

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  • Senator Joseph Robach Visits Edison

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    Senator Robach visited Rick Amico’s and Mr. Ash’s students, providing a wealth of information on the work of a NYS Senator.

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  • John James Audubon School No. 33 Green Team Visits Wegmans Organic Farm

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    On November 10, students visisted the Wegmans Organic Farm in Canandaigua. The trip was arranged with the cooperation of NEAD Rochester, Wegmans Organic Farm and Seedfolks, a community garden project. Students learned about the process of organic farming, composting and visited the high towers, which are enclosed greenhouses that enable farmers to work year-long. 

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School’s Family Science and Engineering Night

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    The event drew over 70 participants who engaged in STEM-based activities from structures and physics to chemistry and properties of matter. The school welcomed special guests SUNY Geneseo and the Rochester Public Library. Families had the opportunity to learn about the college, register for the Summer STEM Camp, sign up for library cards, and as a special treat, play with a collection of toys brought from the Toy Library.   

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