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.
Krista Neu’s students have been working on bowling skills in class which is improving math skills. She provides real-life experiences and helps make connections to lifelong activities.
11th grader Calisa Gayle represented Wilson at the Rochester branch of the English-Speaking Union Shakespeare Competition at Dazzle Theatre and brought home first place for her monologue performance from Titus Andronicus and Sonnet 144.
Chris Golamb, Daisy Morales, Linda Polizzi, and Vicky Rothwell presented the RCSD Physical Education Curriculum Framework at this conference, which is part of the NYSAHPERD, a state association. The presentation focused on the steps the team used to revise the current curriculum and align it to the Common Core as well as the State and National PE Standards.
Julie, who currently teaches at Rochester International Academy, has served in the District for 26 years as a Physical Education teacher. She is very passionate about her profession and has made significant contributions to the department particularly in the area of curriculum.
Jennifer Torres was presented an award and $100 as the Rochester winner of the J Rêve International Essay Contest.
The Department of English Language Learners, LOTE, Bilingual Education and New York State Association for Bilingual Education held a conference to celebrate the landmark case that granted students the right to educational services in their native language. Father Lawrence Tracy was presented an award from NYSABE.
Mayor Lovely Warren attended the school’s community assembly, encouraging students to do well in school and talking to them about pursuing their goals as they are our future leaders.
The Page Turners Book Club is getting 100 books to give away to its members to help promote the 2015 Teen Book Festival thanks to a grant submitted by library media specialist Diane Mohney. The books were written by a variety of authors who will be attending the Rochester Teen Book Festival in May at Nazareth College.