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College of New Rochelle Cuts 32 in Wake of Accounting Scandal

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:53
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EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally stated 35 people had been fired, the actual number is 32.

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The College of New Rochelle today announced the firing of 32 faculty, staff and administrators. Among them Elaine White, Vice President of Student Services and Barabara Paterno, former secretary of past-President Judith Huntington.

The news was alluded to in a letter to the CNR Community from Dr. Dorothy A. Escribano, Interim President and Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The letter reads:

Dear Members of the CNR Community: 

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Op-Ed: Improving Graduation Rates in New Rochelle High School

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 22:07

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By Acacia Dougan and Lucie Lapomme

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In 2016, New Rochelle High School (NRHS) announced that it raised its graduation rates from 78% in 2008 to 86% in 2016. This was an important accomplishment for NRHS, especially since Hispanic students broke the 80-percentile mark for the first time with the most recent graduating class. Hispanic students are the largest demographic at the school, and have a lower graduation rate and higher dropout rate than other students.

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Statement by New Rochelle Board of Education Candidate Moraydda Rosado

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 01:09
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I would like to thank all the people that voted for me and gave me their support. Every word and form of communication used on my behalf are appreciated, and not taken for granted. As a first time candidate in any type of election, I experienced a small sample of the inner workings of politics as a school board candidate. It is clear that merely being well qualified and eager to make a difference in the community and in the public school system is not sufficient.

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Chess Championship Draws Students from Several Schools

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 07:32

Chess Championship Draws Students from Several Schools

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- William B. Ward Elementary School hosted a National Scholastic Chess Foundation Grand Prix tournament on Saturday, April 22, that attracted more than 100 students from across the district, and from schools in Westchester County and Connecticut.

Students from Ward, Columbus, Davis, Webster and Albert Leonard Middle School took part in the competition that is run by the National Scholastic Chess Foundation based in White Plains.

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PAVE Orchestra Performs at Iona College

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 07:21

PAVE Orchestra Performs at Iona College

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School's PAVE Orchestra performed with the Sound Shore Chorale last Sunday at Iona College's Arrigoni Center. They performed the popular Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741).

 

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