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Recent Good News Items:

  • School of the Arts Students Participate in Take A Seat, Make A Difference Fundraiser

    by Carmen Iris Hernandez

    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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  • Monroe High School’s Latin American Literature Course Breaks New Ground

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    English teacher Alexci Reyes recognized for creating Latin American literature curriculum at Monroe.
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  • Wilson Magnet High School Administrator Saves the Day

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    When Rebecca Scott saw that one of her students was having trouble swallowing and breathing in the cafeteria, she acted quickly and performed the Heimlich maneuver on the young man.
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  • East High School Stars

    by Carmen Iris Hernandez
    This dynamic group of girls recently debuted a film at the Little Theatre called "You're Not Alone."On August 6th they received the Phillip Seymour Hoffman award for best of festival at the Rochester Teen Film Festival, sponsored by the Little Theatre, Nazareth College and WXXI.
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  • East High Counselor Awarded Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling

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    The Wegmans School of Nursing awarded its very first Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling to Stephanie Bliss, school counselor at East High. She completed the program in just three semesters.
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  • School No. 3’s New Expanded Learning Time Program Includes Adult Community Education

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    Two School No. 3 parents, Patisha Tisdale and Adrienne General, attained their NYS GED credential through our Parent ELT program. Parent ELT, in partnership with the Office of School Innovation, OACES, and Nathaniel Rochester Community School #3, is a new K-12 school-based adult education program.

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  • Two District Students RACPC Scholarship Winners

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    Marilyan Romero and Luis Maldonado are the recent Rochester Area Colored Pencil Club scholarship winners

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  • Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19 Community Supports Ovarian Cancer Walk

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    School No. 19 staff participated in the walk on September 7 to celebrate Britanny Dippel’s life

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  • Clara Barton Student Wins Art Scholarship

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    JazMonya Allen was awarded a scholarship for a Creative Workshop Art Class in the Ceramics Studio at the Memorial Art Gallery.

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  • School of the Arts Student Photo Exhibit Opens

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    "Beginnings" Photo Display Created by SOTA Students Runs Sept. 17 through October 17 at School of the Arts.
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  • SOTA Grad Participates on Panel with Arne Duncan

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    Charlesvester Wims, a graduate of School of the Arts and former student of School No. 33, participated in a recent panel discussion with the United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in Huntsville, Alabama. A computer science major at Alabama A&M University, Wims discussed the benefits and challenges of selecting a discipline related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
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  • Mark Phinney, Music Teacher at School No. 33, Applauded by AOSA

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    The American Orff Schulwerk Association recognized Mark Phinney as an outstanding volunteer, who works countless hours organizing, communicating, and coordinating local workshops to educate and inspire music teachers in the New York area.
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  • First Football Game at New East High Athletic Complex

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    East High School Wins First Football Game Against Edison.
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  • First Day at World of Inquiry School

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    World of Inquiry School had 92 percent attendance on the first day of school, and 95 percent on the second.
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  • Pathways to Success Program

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    The Pathways to Success Program held teen parenting workshops in August where many RCSD students attended. Childcare, bus passes, refreshments and baby item incentives were provided in addition to educational parenting and children books.

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  • Football Returns to Local High School

    by Carmen Iris Hernandez
    Monroe High School Held "Back-to-School Kick Off" Event where students got to check out new football jerseys and helmets for first time in 30 years. 
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  • Henry Hudson School No. 28 Re-opening Event

    by Carmen Iris Hernandez
    Newly Renovated School No. 28 Reopens for the 2015-15 School Year
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  • John Williams School No. 5 Re-opening Event

    by Carmen Iris Hernandez
    Newly Renovated School Reopens for 20154-15 School Year
     
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  • James Monroe High School Orientation Event

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    Monroe High School welcomed incoming seventh graders at their back-to-school orientation.

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  • RocRead at Red Wings

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    Dr. Vargas and Howie Jacobson handing out free books to Rochester City School District students who completed a
    RocRead form for reading a book this summer. Thank you to the Rochester Education Foundation and Wegmans for providing game tickets, ice cream, and books.

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  • RCSD Students Win Poster Contest

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    Two RCSD students were awarded first place in Councilman Dana Miller’s Clean and Green poster contest. Both received a $100 gift card, and their posters will be printed and distributed to schools, recreation centers, and libraries.

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  • Roland Williams Champion Academy at Charlotte High School

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    Roland Williams with participants at his ten-day summer Champion Academy. The football camp for Rochester teens included
    sports as well as life skills training.

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  • State of our Schools Student Performers

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    Student dancers from the TRU ART Dance Company participated in this year's State of Our Schools Family Celebration at Franklin. The group is led by Jayme Bermudez, a district graduate and mentor.
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  • State of Our Schools Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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    A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the official opening of the new auditorium on the Franklin campus. District staff and Board members welcomed students and families on Thursday, August 7th. This was one of many highlights at the State of Our Schools address, which started with a Back-to-School Family Celebration.  
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