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Recent Good News Items:

  • Students at Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 Work in the NRCS STEM Lab

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    The STEM Lab supports student and teacher exploration through hands on and inquiry experiences by moving student learning outside the traditional classroom setting.

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  • Khieta Davis Named Local Winner of the Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest

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    The Flower City School No. 54 teacher was nominated by student Jalisa Egues, who wrote about how Ms. Davis influenced her life.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 Engineering Academy Team Wins

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    Sixth-graders placed 4th out of 30 teams in the 6th- 8th grade Simple Machine Obstacle Course Event at the E3 Fair at RIT.

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  • First-Graders at Kodak Park School No. 41 Organize “Pennies for Pets” Project

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    Organized by the first-grade team, this community service project collected $200 for the Pitty Love Rescue in Rochester.

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  • Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 Holds First Science Discovery Night

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    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.

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  • Reading Partnership with the East High Football Program and School No. 46

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    The football players did an amazing job reading to elementary students at School No. 46.

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  • Logan Newman Helps Out School No. 43 Student

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    Thanks to his dedication and hard work, East High teacher Logan Newman made a special trip to School No. 43 to fix a student’s broken glasses. 

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  • Three Rochester Early College International HS Scholars Selected to Study in China This Summer

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    Jonathan Radcliffe, Melajah Clinkscales, and Tyshon Kelly received full scholarships to study in China for five weeks.

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  • School of the Arts Student Selected for Project SEED Fellowship

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    Austin Hammond will conduct research with faculty at RIT this summer and receive a stipend for his work on campus. 

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  • Campus Cleanup at East High

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    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.  

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  • Mayor Warren Visits Second Graders at School No. 42

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    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.

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  • Loretta White is News 8’s Golden Apple Winner

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    School No. 1 third-grade teacher Mrs. White was recognized for her dedication and commitment to students, families and her colleagues. 

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  • District Classes Implementing Lexia Core5

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    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. 

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  • School Without Walls Hosts Middle-Skills Career Fair

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    Representatives from 14 high-demand, high-skilled industries presented at this school-wide Middle-Skills Career Fair for 9-12 students.

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  • School No. 28 Teachers Present at New York State Association for Bilingual Education

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    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.

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  • Famous Dave’s Provides Free Lunch to Reading Contest Winners at School No. 45

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    The Boys and Girls Club sponsored a reading contest for sixth-grade classrooms. Mr. Bennett’s winning class read 268 books.

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  • World of Inquiry Senior Receives J. Barry Gallagher MVP Award at Ronald McDonald All-Star Game

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    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.

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  • Leadership Academy for Young Men Wins

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    Basketball team wins first ever Western Regional Championship.
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  • Liduvina Quinones Retires After 28 Years of Service

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    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.

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  • East High Students Participate in NYS Youth and Government’s Albany Model Legislative Weekend

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    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. 

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  • Jump For Heart Fundraiser at The Children’s School of Rochester

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    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.

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  • Pinnacle School No. 35 Hosts Family Fitness Night

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    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.

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  • Ready Freddy Visits Class at Enrico Fermi School No. 17

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    Ready Freddy made a surprise visit on March 13 to congratulate Ms. Gurney’s second grade class for having perfect attendance for the entire week of school.

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  • Abraham Lincoln School No. 22 Career Day Trip

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    Students in 6th grade visited the Rochester Police Department to learn about careers in law enforcement.

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  • World of Inquiry Celebrates Newly Renovated Building

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    Unique Fair performs the official ribbon cutting.

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