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Recent Good News Items:

  • Vanguard Collegiate High School Artist Wins Award

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    Senior Hilleyri Binet won first place in the WellVentions Edible Expo Youth Artist Exhibition. Her drawing will be published on the cover of the 2015 WellVentions Recipe Book supporting teen entrepreneurs. 

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  • King Charles Troupe Visits School No. 3

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    The group showcased their unicycle riding with Rochester RazorShark Jerice Crouch.
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  • School No. 3 Kicks off STEM at Genesee Country Museum

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    School No. 3 students, staff, parents and volunteers spent a day in Mumford exploring how simple machines were used in the 19th century village.

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  • Students at School 4 Meet the Elephants

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    School 4 students were treated to an elephant show and pumpkin-painting event by the circus.
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  • Mix It Up Lunch at East High

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    Mix It Up at Lunch Day is a national campaign that encourages students to identify, question and cross social boundaries. Tyrone Respress encouraged more than 15 students to get up at lunch and meet new people.

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  • Doing Math at School No. 5

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    218 students and families attended Family Do the Math Night at School 5. Teacher Alyshia Thomas created these awesome t-shirts to give away as prizes.
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  • Tru Art Dance Company Heading to Boston

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    Some of the District’s finest dancers, both current and recent graduates, will be heading to Boston’s World of Dance Competition this weekend where they will be competing against dancers from all over the country. 

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  • Art Force Five at Henry Hudson School No. 28

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    Alfred University students – as part of the Drawn to Diversity program which touts creativity as the ultimate super power in promoting equality, reducing violence, and strengthening communities – presented their “creativity over conflict” workshop for School No. 28.

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  • Hispanic Heritage Celebration at School No. 28

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    The Afro-Latino Dance Group and Capoeira Group Com Expressao graciously donated their time to participate in the school’s event. Paola's Burrito’s and Mexican Grill food truck provided food for the evening which everyone enjoyed.

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  • Over 2,000 Four-Year-Old Students Enrolled in Pre-K

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    94% of our Pre-K students are attending full day programs, an increase from 28% last year.

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  • SOTA Student Performs at RTS Transit Dedication

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    Alvis Green from School of the Arts sang the national anthem at the RTS Transit Center dedication. Photo courtesy of Kracke Photography.

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  • RCSD Alumnus and Boxing Extraordinaire at Marshall Campus

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    Willie “El Mongoose” Monroe, Jr. gave students real-life examples on how to jumpstart their academic and professional careers and to pay attention in school doing their best despite life’s challenges. 

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  • Four SOTA Students Win Geva Young Playwrights' Contest

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    Brad Craddock’s creative writing students – Olivia Spenard, Clara O’Connor, Austin Hammond, and Cameron Bennett – will have their original plays produced at Geva Theater this weekend, Saturday and Sunday at 3:00, on the Next Stage. 

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  • DRUMLine Performs at the American Diabetes 5K Run

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    RCSD DrumLine performed for runners at the start and finish of the American Diabetes Associations “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes/Rock the Red 5K Run.”

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  • Nathaniel Hawthorne School No. 25 Student Selected as “Fuel Up to Play” Kick Off Kid

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    Jaylen Jordan was recognized at the Bills vs. Vikings game last Sunday.

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  • Henry Hudson School No. 28 Participated in the Pinwheels for Peace Project

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    Students created a visual statement on PEACE by participating in the project on International Day of Peace, September 21.

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  • International Walk to School Day

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    Clara Barton School No. 2 and Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No.19 were among the schools that participated.
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  • School No. 7 Student Recognized

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    Marcus Cox selected as "Fuel Up to Play" Kick Off Kid at Bills vs. Patriots Game
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  • AAVia Foundation Sponsors Bolivian Artist's School Visits

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    Roberto Mamani worked with students at Monroe High, Integrated Arts & Technology, Vanguard Collegiate, and World of Inquiry
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  • 97% SBHC Enrollment at School No. 9

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    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School No. 9 achieved 97% enrollment in their school-based health center in the first month of school. This school-based health center is a Rochester General Hospital affiliated center.

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  • Recipients of First Niagara's 2014 Mentoring Matters Grants Announced

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    Recipients include Junior Achievement, Monroe Community College, and St. John Fisher College, in partnership with World of Inquiry School No. 58
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  • Dennis Costanza Receives Golden Apple Award

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    News 8's first Golden Apple winner of the school year goes to teacher at School No. 20
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  • Dr. Walter Cooper Academy School No. 10 Receives Gift

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    Dr. Everett Williams presents gift to Rochester Education Foundation
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  • School of the Arts Students Participate in Take A Seat, Make A Difference Fundraiser

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    Visual Arts students from School of the Arts painted 1940’s vintage auditorium chairs that are now being auctioned to raise money for the Friendship Children’s Center.

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  • Rochester International Academy Recognized by Imagine Nation

    by Carmen Iris Hernandez
    Rochester International Academy has been selected as a 2013-2014 Imagine Nation Super School for above-and-beyond enthusiasm and innovative use of Imagine Learning.
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