Aidee Zorrilla was presented with the award, sponsored by Junior Achievement, at the 6th annual JA Titan of Business Challenge Competition Luncheon. Aidee was chosen for her outstanding community service and achievement within the Rochester community.
IM&T/IT Intern, Digital Solutions 1 student Melea Jones was recognized for her “Responsible Chromebook Use” video that she created for students and teachers as part of the Chromebook rollout while working as an intern through the RCSD Work Experience Program.
The grant awarded over 60 books that won this year's Coretta Scott King Medal, a medal given by the American Library Association for African-American authors and illustrators whose work represents the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for peace, brotherhood, and non-violent social change.
Students at School 3 have read 3,181 books and tested 70% or better with some students surpassing grade level in reading. Students at School 45 have read 4,567 books and tested 80% or better with many students increasing 1-2 grade levels in reading. Hats off to our partners at Boys & Girls Club for all the hard work they do with our students!
The ceremony recognized 28 seniors from various District schools who had worked at least one year at Rochester General as part of the Youth Apprenticeship Program. Many of them will attend college to pursue careers in health fields.
After competing in the RCAC Girls’ Varsity Softball Championship game, both teams celebrated a great game and season together. Coaches Sherry Vandermallie of SOTA and Greg Mortier of Wilson take pride in the sportsmanship of their program year after year.
After competing in the RCAC playoff semifinals, both teams ran to the pitcher’s mound and celebrated together, jumping and chanting in unison. Thank you to Wilson Coach Ron Cavuoto and Monroe Coach Chris Golamb for promoting sportsmanship on a daily basis.
As a collaboration between art and social studies, students viewed incredible glass art, a live glass blowing demonstration, and each student was able to create their own sandblasted drinking glass.
About 60 students, parents, and staff members met at the Rochester Museum and Science Center and were escorted by six Rochester Police Officers through the Park Avenue neighborhood to school on May 6. Healthy snacks and water were available as well as resources for students to obtain bicycles and helmets to participate.
Over 7,000 books have been read to Pre-K students at home by parents, siblings, and caregivers. Every time they read a book, students color in a bubble on their sheet.
Students participating in the Step into Manhood and Jr. Debutant programs toured the campus and had the opportunity to listen to different representatives from Admissions, Students Support Services, the Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program, and multicultural students relating their experiences.
The Sisters II Sisters Girls Program strives to empower, inspire, and enrich the lives of young ladies at School No. 9. They recently spent quality time with their mothers at the Mommy & Me Game Night in April.
With the support from the NRCS STEM Team and custodian Victor Wilson, Brighton High School senior Daniel Silver led a team of scouts in the construction of the Butterfly Garden and the new student picnic table in the south courtyard as part of his Eagle Scout Project.
4th - 6th grade students have been researching, writing and producing their own student news program called “Good Morning MLK Kids and the News.” They film at RCTV Ch. 15 Studios and edit their work back in the school’s computer lab.
Marcus Cox was selected by The American Dairy Association and The Fuel Up to Play Organization to represent the District as a Student Speaker to discuss his experiences this year with the Fuel Up to Play Program.
Students worked with Xerox engineers to design and build a structure to carry a specific load of weight. They will compete against students from other schools within Monroe County at the Xerox Structures Competition on May 18th.
The Nathaniel Rochester Community School No. 3 STEM Team – Peter Mastrogiovanni, Tina Rodger and Vici Patanella – presented to the Genesee Country Village Interpreters.