David DiamondRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- David Diamond, Assistant Director of Special Education at New Rochelle High School, returned to work last week after an unexplained month-long absence which began in March. Talk of the Sound has confirmed through multiple sources that his absence followed a meeting at City Hall in which school officials sought Diamond’s resignation after the latest in a series of complaints by high school employees of inappropriate behavior by Diamond involving male students. New Rochelle Education Board of Education
Rosh Hashanah Observed Oct. 3 and 4Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- With the departure of David Lacher and Chrisanne Petrone, there are two openings on the Board of Education come this July 1.
The current board has approved a budget for the 2017-18 school year of $259,622,488, with a $5,936,852 spending increase, or 2.34 percent, over the previous year’s budget.
There will be two candidate forums:
League of Women Voters Forum on Monday, May 8 6:30 p.m. at New Rochelle Library
PTSA Forum on Tuesday May 9th at 7 p.m. at the NRHS Library.
School Board Candidates:
Amy MoselhiNew Rochelle Education Board of Education
Marisol Martel, Steve Young, Chrissy Stanionis (l. to r.)Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Chrissy Stanionis, last year’s Journal News Coach of the Year, is out after two decades as one of the most successful high school cheerleading coaches in New York State. The move comes a month after investigators from the Westchester County District Attorney's Office began a series of visits to offices of the City School District of New Rochelle in City Hall and began examining Athletic Department financial records.New Rochelle Education Police & Fire
Students Travel to England to Study ShakespeareRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Students enrolled in Iona College's Shakespeare in Performance class spent their spring break in England. During the trip, they experienced the theatres and the history of London, attending two plays by William Shakespeare -- Othello and Much Ado about Nothing -- and visited the birthplace and hometown of Shakespeare in Stratford Upon Avon. The group of 13 students also took a walking tour featuring Shakespeare locations around London. Additionally, the class cruised the River Thames and visited Oxford, Warwick Castle and the Cotswolds.New Rochelle Education
State Senator George Latimer reads to childrenRate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Jefferson Elementary School celebrated its 15th annual New York State Great Read Aloud Friday by inviting prominent community members, business leaders, elected officials and sports and entertainment figures to read stories to the school's 600 students.
Guest readers included New Rochelle Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne, state Senator George Latimer, District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, New Rochelle Public Library Director Tom Geoffino and New Rochelle Police Detective Terrence Fudge, among others.New Rochelle Education