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All photos are archived below after posting to our main page, www.rcsdk12.org.
 

 
 

Recent Good News Items:

  • Student Artwork Displayed at Center for Refugee Health

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    Artwork from East High, School No. 43, School No. 22, and Rochester International Academy Highlighted at Grand Opening

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  • Leadership Academy for Young Men Valedictorian Featured

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    Senior Kevin Vellon Featured in Erica Bryant’s Column

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  • First-Ever Gold Tie Ceremony at Leadership Academy for Young Men

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    Seniors Jordan Jackson-Billingsley and Emmanuel Fraguada were recognized for being accepted into college. Jordan will attend Kent State University, and Emmanuel will attend RIT after completing MCC’s 2 Plus 2 Program.

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  • Asbury First Volunteer at Kodak Park School No. 41

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    Shirley Petherbridge works with a student in art class.

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  • Former Charlotte Student Named NJCAA National Player of the Week

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    Kievonn Banks, freshman at FLCC, is Division III’s player of week two.

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  • Hats and Scarves for Students at Henry Lomb School No. 20

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    These hand-knit gifts made by Barbara Fedeli, who died in a motorcycle accident last June, were donated by her daughter in her mother’s memory.

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  • Nazareth Volunteers at Henry W. Longfellow School No. 36

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    Students in fourth grade make worm bins in science with the help of volunteers from Nazareth College.

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  • Second Graders at School No. 3 Engaged in Engineering by Design Program

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    Students learned how to reuse an old t-shirt to make a carry bag as part of the “Our Environment, Our Health” unit.

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  • School No. 3 Students Experience Ecosystem Through STEM Program

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    Sixth grade students experiencing an ecosystem through the ecosystems challenge, "Oh! Deer" with DEC Regional Educator Betsy Ukeritis.

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  • Wild Wings Visits Enrico Fermi School No. 17

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    Using materials provided by Wild Wings – a sanctuary for birds of prey who have been injured and cannot return to the wild – students studied birds of prey in their classrooms.

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  • Lego League Teams at Frank Fowler Dow School No. 52 Win Big at Regional Qualifier

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    On December 7 the school will represent the District in the Regional Tournament at the University of Rochester.

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  • Andrew J. Townson School No. 39 Honors Veterans

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    The school held its first annual veterans recognition night last week.

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  • “Socktober” at School No. 23

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    Third graders in Mrs. Buonomo's, Mrs. Burton's, and Mrs. Carlson's classes held a new sock drive as a community service project. They collected 352 pairs of socks to donate to people in need in our community. 

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  • East High Senior Receives Dr. Emeterio M. Otero Award from the City of Rochester

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    In recognition of her academic excellence while participating in extracurricular activities, Ana Santiago received the Dr. Emeterio M. Otero Award for Hispanic Heritage Month and was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from Monroe Community College.

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  • Young Mothers & Interim Health Academy Students Gain Self-Confidence Through Art

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    Art teacher John Bliss, founder of Urban Choice Charter School, returns to the District and enjoys helping his students see a brighter future using art.

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  • World of Inquiry Soccer Team Wins Regional Game

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    The Griffins, including Rochester International Academy students, are heading to the State Class C Semi-Finals this weekend at Middletown High School.

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  • Students from Schools No. 3 and 10 Participate in Rochester Young Scientist Club on Saturdays

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    Fifth and sixth grade students learn how science is practiced in professional settings, such as the University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester Museum and Science Center.

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  • Francis Parker School No. 23 Hosting the National Center on Time and Learning

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    Expanded learning is taking hold in RCSD.

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  • Community Partners Support More and Better Learning Time

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    Community partners and RCSD staff pictured here met last week, engaged in creating a collective definition of enrichment closely tied to the Youth Quality Programming Standards.  

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  • Alfred University’s Art Force Five Visits Flower City School No. 54

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    The group connects history and diversity to teach conflict resolution through creativity.

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  • James P.B. Duffy School No. 12 Raises Money for Veterans Outreach Center

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    Teacher Patty Pugliesi and her class raised over $250 by selling flags to the student body of School No. 12.

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  • School No. 5 Reading Teacher Katie Rich starts Little Free Library

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    Free books for students, younger and older siblings, parents, families, and staff. Contact Katie Rich for help starting your own Little Free Library, Katherine.Rich@RCSDK12.ORG

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  • School 43 “McTeacher’s Night” at McDonald’s

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    On McTeacher Night, McDonald’s donated a percentage of proceeds to PAWS – a school program that rewards students for excellent and exemplar behavior, attitude and work ethic and habits. 

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  • Former Charlotte Student Excels in Basketball

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    Keivonn Banks hit the game winning three-point shot in his first college basketball game at FLCC. 

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  • School 17 Celebrates National School Lunch Week

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    Students give a thumbs up for the spinach casserole they tried during National School Lunch Week.

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