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Recent Good News Items:

  • Vanguard Senior Receives the Jane & Larry Glazer Scholarship Award

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    Aidee Zorrilla was presented with the award, sponsored by Junior Achievement, at the 6th annual JA Titan of Business Challenge Competition Luncheon. Aidee was chosen for her outstanding community service and achievement within the Rochester community.

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  • Henry Hudson School No. 28 Holds Practice 5K for Girls on the Run Group

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    The team is preparing for the season-ending Girls on the Run Spring 5K that is being held at MCC on June 6.

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  • World of Inquiry Senior Places Third in the 9th Annual Digital Media Festival

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    IM&T/IT Intern, Digital Solutions 1 student Melea Jones was recognized for her “Responsible Chromebook Use” video that she created for students and teachers as part of the Chromebook rollout while working as an intern through the RCSD Work Experience Program.  

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  • The Andrew J. Townson School No. 39 Library Receives the Coretta Scott King Book Donation Grant

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    The grant awarded over 60 books that won this year's Coretta Scott King Medal, a medal given by the American Library Association for African-American authors and illustrators whose work represents the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for peace, brotherhood, and non-violent social change. 

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  • Boys and Girls Club Working with Schools No. 3 and 45 on Accelerated Reader Program

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    Students at School 3 have read 3,181 books and tested 70% or better with some students surpassing grade level in reading. Students at School 45 have read 4,567 books and tested 80% or better with many students increasing 1-2 grade levels in reading. Hats off to our partners at Boys & Girls Club for all the hard work they do with our students!

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  • Rochester General Hospital Youth Apprenticeship Program Honors Class of 2015

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    The ceremony recognized 28 seniors from various District schools who had worked at least one year at Rochester General as part of the Youth Apprenticeship Program. Many of them will attend college to pursue careers in health fields. 

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  • Great Display of Sportsmanship from the Wilson and SOTA Varsity Softball Teams

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    After competing in the RCAC Girls’ Varsity Softball Championship game, both teams celebrated a great game and season together. Coaches Sherry Vandermallie of SOTA and Greg Mortier of Wilson take pride in the sportsmanship of their program year after year.

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  • Robert Brown Carpentry Students Participate in the United Way Day of Caring

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    Students constructed two adaptive picnic tables that one of the students developed at Lifetime Assistance in Irondequoit.

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  • Model Sportsmanship from the Wilson and Monroe Varsity Baseball Teams

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    After competing in the RCAC playoff semifinals, both teams ran to the pitcher’s mound and celebrated together, jumping and chanting in unison. Thank you to Wilson Coach Ron Cavuoto and Monroe Coach Chris Golamb for promoting sportsmanship on a daily basis.
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  • Model Sportsmanship from the Wilson and Monroe Varsity Baseball Teams

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    After competing in the RCAC playoff semifinals, both teams ran to the pitcher’s mound and celebrated together, jumping and chanting in unison. Thank you to Wilson Coach Ron Cavuoto and Monroe Coach Chris Golamb for promoting sportsmanship on a daily basis.

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  • Fourth-Graders at The Children’s School Visit Corning Museum of Glass

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    As a collaboration between art and social studies, students viewed incredible glass art, a live glass blowing demonstration, and each student was able to create their own sandblasted drinking glass.  

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  • MAC Academy Students Volunteer at the Lilac Festival

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    Students helped out at the welcome booth, handing out maps and giving directions. Some even assisted seniors with walking on “Senior Day.”

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  • Roland Williams Visits Wilson Foundation Academy

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    Motivational speaker and Super Bowl champ Roland Williams spoke to students about the Roland Williams Champions Academy and how to release the champion inside.

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  • “Bike to School Day” at Francis Parker School No. 23

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    About 60 students, parents, and staff members met at the Rochester Museum and Science Center and were escorted by six Rochester Police Officers through the Park Avenue neighborhood to school on May 6.  Healthy snacks and water were available as well as resources for students to obtain bicycles and helmets to participate. 

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  • School No. 52 Pre-K Working to Reading Goal of 10,000 Books

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    Over 7,000 books have been read to Pre-K students at home by parents, siblings, and caregivers. Every time they read a book, students color in a bubble on their sheet.

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  • Abraham Lincoln School No. 22 Sixth-Graders Visit SUNY Brockport

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    Students participating in the Step into Manhood and Jr. Debutant programs toured the campus and had the opportunity to listen to different representatives from Admissions, Students Support Services, the Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program, and multicultural students relating their experiences.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 Visits Roberts Wesleyan College

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    Students experienced a physical education activity, chemistry activities, biology activities, nursing activities and enjoyed lunch on campus.

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  • School No. 9 Sisters II Sisters Girls Group Host a "Mommy & Me" Game Night

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    The Sisters II Sisters Girls Program strives to empower, inspire, and enrich the lives of young ladies at School No. 9. They recently spent quality time with their mothers at the Mommy & Me Game Night in April.

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  • New Butterfly Garden at Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3

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    With the support from the NRCS STEM Team and custodian Victor Wilson, Brighton High School senior Daniel Silver led a team of scouts in the construction of the Butterfly Garden and the new student picnic table in the south courtyard as part of his Eagle Scout Project. 

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  • Sixth-Graders from Flower City School No. 54 Tour Colleges

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    Students visited area colleges to help celebrate College Signing Day. They even invited the First Lady to their Moving Up Ceremony in June.

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  • School of the Arts Concert at Charles Carroll School No. 46

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    The school would like to thank SOTA for taking the time and energy to influence young, creative minds with an amazing concert.

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  • Students from School No. 9 Create TV Program

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    4th - 6th grade students have been researching, writing and producing their own student news program called “Good Morning MLK Kids and the News.” They film at RCTV Ch. 15 Studios and edit their work back in the school’s computer lab. 

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  • Virgil I. Grissom School No.7 Student at Western New York Learning Connection Forum

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    Marcus Cox was selected by The American Dairy Association and The Fuel Up to Play Organization to represent the District as a Student Speaker to discuss his experiences this year with the Fuel Up to Play Program.

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  • Fourth-graders from Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 to Compete

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    Students worked with Xerox engineers to design and build a structure to carry a specific load of weight. They will compete against students from other schools within Monroe County at the Xerox Structures Competition on May 18th. 

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  • Defining and Recognizing STEM at the Genesee Country Village

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    The Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 STEM Team – Peter Mastrogiovanni, Tina Rodger and Vici Patanella – presented to the Genesee Country Village Interpreters.

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