The STEM Lab supports student and teacher exploration through hands on and inquiry experiences by moving student learning outside the traditional classroom setting.
The event, designed and hosted by the NRSC STEM team, consisted of nine Science Exploration Stations for parents and students and was attended by 80 participants.
The East High Varsity Football Program participated in a Campus Cleanup in and around the East High Stadium. About 35 student athletes and five coaches picked up trash and leaves from the winter.
Gina Cordaro’s second-grade class wrote letters to the Mayor asking her how they could help the homeless this winter. Mayor Warren had lunch with students, discussed the issue, and brainstormed ideas to help – students decided to make pillows for the homeless.
The Instructional Technology Department recognizes classes for implementing Lexia Core5, a web-based, individualized reading curriculum that provides explicit and personalized learning for students, accelerates reading skills development, predicts students’ year-end performance, and provides data-driven plans to help differentiate instruction.
Hulda Yau and Hannah Burley presented “Translanguaging: Tools helping emergent bilinguals make sense of rigorous content language through use of ecologies of bilingualism that build on the home language practices of their students.” Their presentation was well received as attendees were engaged and interested.
In addition to receiving the award, Lyntajah Baxter was also a key player in the Red team’s amazing comeback in the second half of the girls’ game.
Liduvina, a Bilingual Home School Assistant, celebrates her retirement with Rose Mary Villarrubia-Izzo, Luz and Juan Padilla – retired Director of Hispanic Services Office for the District.
With the help of Amy Lewis and Lucia Espinosa, Hanzell, Kelly, and Anthony took a community issue to Albany where they applied the Youth & Government program events in the State Capitol, the Legislative Office Building, and the Judicial Building.
The school raised nearly $1,600 for the American Heart Association. Nursing students from the University of Rochester also helped teach students about their heart and healthy eating.
Students and their families enjoyed healthy snacks, games, and prizes along with a rock climbing wall and practice drills with the Rochester Razor Sharks. Families also enjoyed free Zumba.