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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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Uniting District and Community Groups with New Ro Connects

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 07:38

Uniting District and Community Groups with New Ro Connects

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City School District of New Rochelle is forming a new coalition - New Ro Connects - with community organizations and coalitions that have formed or become active this past year to enhance the lives and educational experiences of students and families in the District.

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Summer Class Teaches Life Skills with Academics

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 07:26

Summer Class Teaches Life Skills with Academics

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Twenty-four incoming New Rochelle High School ninth graders benefited from a summer program run by the Guidance Center of Westchester and New Rochelle High School Administration.

NRHS House Principal Shomari Akil oversaw the program with a focus on leadership and life skills. In addition to math, English and science, students learned public speaking, effective communication and the importance of treating others with respect. They also learned skills such as how to manage finances.

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District Welcomes New Teachers, Support Staff in Orientation

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 06:56

District Welcomes New Teachers, Support Staff in Orientation

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City School District of New Rochelle welcomed 45 new teachers and support staff during orientation this week.

"Your cultural competence, embracing of diversity and enlightened pursuit of equity will make a significant difference for our students," Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne told the new hires in the Linda E. Kelly Theatre in New Rochelle High School.

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Next Residency Phase: NRHS Eleventh Graders

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 06:49

Next Residency Phase: NRHS Eleventh Graders

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The residency verification initiative in the City School District of New Rochelle is moving forward. Almost all of the more than 700 incoming New Rochelle High School ninth graders have been processed.

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Next Residency Phase: NRHS Eleventh Graders

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 06:49

Next Residency Phase: NRHS Eleventh Graders

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The residency verification initiative in the City School District of New Rochelle is moving forward. Almost all of the more than 700 incoming New Rochelle High School ninth graders have been processed.

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District Seeks Volunteers for School Safety Team

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 06:23

District Seeks Volunteers for School Safety Team

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The City School District of New Rochelle seeks volunteers from the community to join its districtwide School Safety Team. The team is charged with the ongoing review and revision of the District Safety/Emergency Response Plan formulated pursuant to New York State Education Law as part of the state's Project SAVE (Safe Schools Against Violence in Education.)

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