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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.