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Students Enjoy Upgrades to Buildings and Grounds

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 13:51

The north field on the North Avenue side of the high school has been installed.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School students found a spruced up main entrance welcoming them to school this week, while athletes played on a brand new field, watched over by a refurbished tower with working clocks.

The enhancements were among the projects in Phase II of the $106.5 million in construction work funded with bonds approved by voters in May 2016. At $46 million, it is the largest of the four phase process.

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Residency Verification Phase Postponed

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 13:46

City School District of New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Residency verification for 11th-graders at New Rochelle High School, which had been scheduled to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 12, has been postponed because of ongoing renovations. It will be rescheduled for later in the school year.

 

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Outreach Committee Seeking Members

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 13:28

City School District of New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Advocacy and Outreach Committee, which strengthens the District through engagement with community organizations, elected officials, students, families and staff, is seeking five members from the community. Meetings are expected to be held on the second Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Central Administration.

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Students Enjoy Upgrades to Buildings and Grounds

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 13:20

Students Enjoy Upgrades to Buildings and Grounds

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School students found a spruced up main entrance welcoming them to school this week, while athletes played on a brand new field, watched over by a refurbished tower with working clocks.

The enhancements were among the projects in Phase II of the $106.5 million in construction work funded with bonds approved by voters in May 2016. At $46 million, it is the largest of the four phase process.

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Barnard to Honor 9/11 Victim with Ceremony

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 13:13

Barnard to Honor 9/11 Victim with Ceremony

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Each year, the Barnard Early Childhood Center community comes together to appreciate Amy's Greenhouse, where the school has drawn from the Sept. 11, 2001, tragedy to create a place of life and learning.

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District Has 'Fantastic' Start to School Year

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 13:00

New Rochelle High School students arrive today, the first full day of classes for all students.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City School District of New Rochelle marked the successful completion of opening week for the 2018-2019 school year today, with its first full day of classes for all students.

"We had a fantastic start to a brand new school year," said Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne. "From one end of the District to the other, we saw lots of smiling faces, educators ready to teach and students eager to learn. The City School District of New Rochelle family is off to a great year."

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Board of Education Meeting Notes

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 12:35

Board of Education Meeting Notes

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Here are some highlights from the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4:

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Still No Accounting of January School Violence by New Rochelle Board of Education

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 13:44
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As is widely known in New Rochelle, between January 10th and January 18th of this year there was an unprecedented rash of student-on-student violence that ended with the death of one student and a near-fatal stabbing of another.

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Library Offers Free Worskshops for Job Searchers

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 10:18

Library Offers Free Worskshops for Job Searchers

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “Tips, Tools & Techniques for Job Search Success” is a series of free monthly workshops provided by the New Rochelle Public Library.  NRPL’s Job Readiness Coach, Rebecca Mazin, will be giving concrete advice and guidance to those seeking new or improved employment.  The first session, “Pick Two; Targeting Your Online Job Search,” will take place on Saturday, September 15th, from 3:00 – 4:30 pm, in the library’s first floor Meeting Room. In this session, Ms. Mazin will take participants through an actual job search, using employment-related sites on the Internet.

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New Rochelle Public Library Board of Trustees Meetings Schedule

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 10:13

New Rochelle Public Library Board of Trustees Meetings Schedule

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Public Library Board of Trustees September meeting will take place on third Thursday of the month, September 20th, rather than its usual date of the second Thursday of the month.  This is due to the fact that the library’s theater-meeting room is an election polling location, and the Primary Election will take place on Thursday, September 13th. 

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09/22 “Law at the Library” Series to Focus on Issues Related to Seniors 1 PM

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 10:05

“Law at the Library” Series to Focus on Issues Related to Seniors

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “Legal & Life Matters for Seniors” is the subject of the next program in the “Law at the Library” series presented by the New Rochelle Bar Association and the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation, at the New Rochelle Public Library. The afternoon program on Saturday, September 22, from 1:00 pm – 4:45 pm, will provide essential information on key issues facing an aging population. Senior citizens, 

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Free Programs for Adults at The New Rochelle Public Library

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 09:46

Free Programs for Adults at The New Rochelle Public Library

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In addition to a wide variety of concerts and other cultural programs conducted at the New Rochelle Public Library, adults can take advantage of a number of free programs held throughout the school year.

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New Rochelle Art Association Annual Juried Exhibit at Library

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 09:37

New Rochelle Art Association Annual Juried Exhibit at Library

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The 103rd Annual Open Juried Exhibition of the New Rochelle Art Association will be held at the New Rochelle Public Library from the afternoon of Saturday, September 15th through Monday, October 29th.  The exhibit will feature original works in oil/acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, pastel, graphics, sculpture, fine crafts and photography.  

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Free Career and Educational Counseling at Library

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 09:29

Free Career and Educational Counseling at Library

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Public Library in conjunction with WEBS Career and Educational Counseling Service is once again offering a free eight-week career counseling seminar for adults this winter called “Managing Your Career in Changing Times”. The program is geared to those who are unemployed, changing careers, re-entering the work force or returning to school.

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09/08 BID Farmers Market’s Fall Performances Begin with Bokandeye African Dance and Drums Troupe 12 PM

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 09:13

BID Farmers Market’s Fall Performances Begin with Bokandeye African Dance and Drums Troupe

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Saturday “Grand Market” in Ruby Dee Park at Library Green will feature a free performance by the popular Bokandeye African Dance and Drum Troupe on Saturday, September 8th, from 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm. Under the direction of Anthony Wooden, the traditional sounds and movements of Africa come to life, as Bokandeye’s costumed dancers perform to the exuberant beats of the drums. 

The free Market performances will continue with these popular children’s entertainers and musicians: 

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Sports Schedule

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 08:26

Sports Schedule

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- For upcoming New Rochelle athletic competitions, check out New

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Board of Education Meeting Set for Tuesday

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 08:23

Board of Education Meeting Set for Tuesday

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The next New Rochelle Board of Education meeting will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 4, in the Linda E. Kelly Theatre of New Rochelle High School, at the Braemar Avenue entrance off North Avenue.

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Board of Education Introduces New Facebook Page

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 08:13

Board of Education Introduces New Facebook Page

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- If you haven't visited the New Rochelle Board of Education's new Facebook page, take a moment to check it out.

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Reminders for Opening of School

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 08:03

Reminders for Opening of School

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY --

The schedule for the first week of school goes as follows:

 

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Elementary schools

Half day. Dismissal at 11:40 a.m.

Albert Leonard Middle School

8th grade: 8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

7th grade: 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

6th grade: 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

 

Isaac E. Young Middle School

6th grade: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

7th grade: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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Community Input Invited in NRHS Principal Search

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 07:49

Community Input Invited in NRHS Principal Search

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The search for the next New Rochelle High School principal is under way, and community members have been submitting their thoughts and suggestions about the position in a survey posted earlier this week on the City School District of New Rochelle website, www.nred.org.

The selection process began with 12 candidates chosen from a pool of applicants by Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Magda Parvey and Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Dr. Joseph Williams.

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