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  • OACES MAC Academy and Barakah Team Up

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    OACES MAC Academy Youth Refugee Program and Barakah hosted a clothing and household giveaway. MAC students organized clothing and household items, and assisted customers in making selections.

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  • Districtwide Marching Band Takes 4th Place

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    Congratulations to the Districtwide Marching Band who took fourth place at the Darien Lake Music Festival and Competition.

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  • Rotary Scholar Jazlin Garcia

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    After graduating from Integrated Arts and Technology High School in June, Jazlin will attend St. John Fisher on a full scholarship where she will study nursing. All Rotary Scholars begin at School No. 8, and Jazlin is the sixth one to receive the scholarship since the program was implemented.

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  • OACES Culinary Alumni Awards Ceremony

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    The event was attended by 46 alumni students and 40 members of the business community who support the program.

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  • Leadership Academy for Young Men Choir Receives Award at Darien Lake Competition

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    Congratulations to the choir who earned a 1st Place Plaque Award, receiving a “superior” rating with a score of 96.1, which is equivalent to “Gold With Distinction.

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  • World of Inquiry Students Recognized in Titan Business Challenge

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    Julian Santiago and Ian Connolly won 2nd place in a Junior Achievement Titan Business Simulation competition at St. John Fisher College against 35 teams from schools around the Rochester area. They each received a check for $500 and a $1,000 college scholarship. This is the first time in the seven years of the competition that a team from the RCSD has finished among the top three prize winners.

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  • Current Events Class at Northwest Junior High Shows Citizenship and Dedication

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    After studying the story of Amy—the student who died during a planned fight in a Delaware high school bathroom—students wanted to honor her memory with a special project that would bring awareness of this tragedy to their peers. Students spent weeks in discussion circles on topics such as bullying, social media, conflict resolution, respect and responsibility.

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  • Gretchen’s Kids Provides Donation for Classroom at Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19

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    Gretchen’s Kids was created to honor the memory of Gretchen Stephan, a former educator who died in 2007. Gretchen’s mother and sister visited with students and even played Classwords with them, which was one of the donated items. Others items include books, an iPad, yoga ball, fidgets, weighted lap pads, whisper phones and other educational games.

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  • OACES MAC Academy Volunteers at Lilac Festival

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    Students worked on customer service skills by providing directions to guests at the 2016 Lilac Festival.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 Students Attend Xerox Science Challenge Day

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    On May 12th, 20 students from NRCS 3 attended the Xerox Science Challenge Day in Webster and participated in the Structure Competition and Invention Convention. A total of 10 RCSD schools with 97 students attended the annual event.

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  • School of the Arts Student Selected for Borinquen Dance Theatre

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    Tenth-grader Casandra Lopez has been selected as a member of Borinquen Dance Theatre to perform at the San Diego International Fringe Festival June 22 –July 3.

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  • Abelard Reynolds School No. 42 Visits High Acres Landfill

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    Mrs. Pallo’s class took a field trip to High Acres Landfill, sponsored by the School 42 Green Schools Team.

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  • Abelard Reynolds School No 42 Visits Monroe County Water Authority

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    Mrs. Alfier’s and Mrs. Bell’s classes attended a field trip to the Monroe County Water Authority in Greece, which was sponsored by the School 42 Green Schools Team. Todd Bissell and the Green Team have helped to decrease the school’s electric bill by over $20,000 to date!

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  • Edison Junior Places 2nd in State Level Masonry Competition

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    Corkey Swails was awarded 2nd place in the NYS Skills USA annual competition, which included students from the other Big 5 school districts and BOCES across the state. Corkey was also offered a position with the Bricklayers Local 3 upon graduation, along with $150 complimentary prize winnings.

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  • OACES MAC Academy Students Create Community Garden

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    Students are gaining work skills, and through hands-on learning they are giving back to the community by building garden beds. This is their second year working on the garden.

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  • School of the Arts Senior Speaks at Teen Empowerment Luncheon

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    Radezia McCullough addressed over 500 community members and civic leaders at the Teen Empowerment Luncheon.

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  • Abraham Lincoln School No. 22 Raises $353 for the Earthquake Victims in Ecuador

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    Ms. Jackson’s bilingual 5th-grade class organized a school-wide fundraiser in response to the recent earthquake in Ecuador that has affected over 150,000 children. The 5th-graders visited classrooms daily for two weeks, and students in the bilingual kindergarten class created signs describing the children’s needs.

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  • Edison Unified Basketball Team

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    The Edison Maroon team is having a great year, defeating Eastridge 56-45, and Gates-Chili 64-16.

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  • RCSD Transportation Receives Appreciation Award from Chapter 5 NYSAAA

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    The New York State Athletic Administrators Association recognized the RCSD Transportation Department this month with the annual Appreciation Award for the commitment and hard work they display for Section V athletics and its student-athletes. 

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  • Rochester Knighthawks Visit Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19

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    On April 26 the Knighthawks visited School 19 to speak on anti-bullying and gave each student a free pass to the last Knighthawks home game.

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  • Teacher Appreciation Day at All City High

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    Teacher Appreciation Day at its best for All City teachers and staff who were treated to a great lunch from the Stingray Sushi Fusion Food Truck.

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  • Transition to Kindergarten Family Event

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    658 people attended the event held at School No. 33 and the Ryan Center for Pre-K students districtwide who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall.

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  • International Girls in Information Communication and Technology Day at IATHS CyberLounge

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    Girls from IATHS, Vanguard, SWW, WOIS and P-TECH heard a panel discussion with local Chief Information Officers Lisa Bobo (City of Rochester), Jennifer Kusse, (Monroe County), Jeanne Casares, (RIT) and Annmarie Lehner (RCSD). The girls also brainstormed “Internet of Things” ideas and engaged in a webex with a Cisco engineer and Olympic torch bearer for the United State Summer Olympic games.  

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  • Step Team at Francis Parker School No. 23 Takes First Place

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    Congratulations to School No. 23’s step team, the Precise Step Lions, who won first place at the Step Up Invitational at MCC on April 16th

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  • Celebration of 2016 Graduating Class of GRC MSW Program

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    RCSD social work staff and interns celebrated the completion of the interns’ graduate level education at the GRC MSW Program of Brockport and Nazareth. The students interned over the past year in District schools, working side by side with staff.

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