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Anti-Bullying Speaker Charged with Felony Assault After Speaking at New Rochelle Middle School

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 00:34
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A speaker at an anti-bullying event at a local middle school this fall was arrested four weeks later, after Election Day, on a charge of felony assault, Talk of the Sound has learned.

Police say Shacara-Atiyá McLaurin, 23, a former Teen Ambassador for Stomp Out Bullying, allegedly knocked a 75-year old man to the ground during a Black Lives Matter protest outside Trump Tower in Manhattan shortly after the November 8th Presidential Election.

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New Rochelle High School Sophomore Leads Students Anti-Trump Protest March

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 22:25
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A New Rochelle High School sophomore convened an anti-Trump protest rally across the street from the Whitney Young auditorium early this morning as students, teachers, staff, school security and police looked on, some with admiration,  others with indifference or derision.

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Revolutionary Communists Join with New Rochelle High School Students to Sponsor Anti-Trump Protest March

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 03:51
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School students, working with the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA, have organized an anti-Trump protest march from the doors of the high school to Trump Tower in downtown New Rochelle.

The "Students Refuse Fascism 2017" March is scheduled for 8 a.m. Friday December 23, 2016.

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Iona Prep Announces Major Expansion in the Arts and Technology

Sun, 12/18/2016 - 06:44

Iona Prep Announces Major Expansion in the Arts and Technology

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As Iona Prep enters its Centennial year, it is embarking upon a capital campaign that will greatly enhance the arts and technology offerings at the all-boys, Catholic Upper and Lower Schools. The Centennial Campaign for Excellence’s goal of $10M will provide facility enhancements and instructional improvements at both campuses.

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New Rochelle High School Principal at White House for My Brother’s Keeper Summit

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 17:55

New Rochelle High School Principal at White House for My Brother’s Keeper Summit

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School Principal Reggie Richardson is at the White House today to attend the national summit of My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative started by President Barack Obama in February 2014 to ensure all boys and young men of color have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential.

Richardson is accompanied by New Rochelle Councilman Jared Rice. Both are co-chairs of My Brother’s Keeper New Rochelle.

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The College of New Rochelle Announces $5 Million Donation from Anonymous Benefactor

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 17:40

The College of New Rochelle Announces $5 Million Donation from Anonymous Benefactor

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Board of Trustees of The College of New Rochelle announced today that an anonymous benefactor recently donated $5 million to the “We Are CNR” fundraising campaign launched to ensure the College’s future.

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Iona Prep’s Human Rights Club Focuses on Sustainability

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 16:42

L to R: Langston Morrison '17, John-Carlo Bautista '17, Anthony Rizzo '18, Sebastian Vitolo ’18, Mrs. Christine Chana, Ryan Murphy ’18, Kyle Vidal '18, Michael Kang '18, Brian Kelly '17, Michael Franceski '17, Ryan Billie '18, Iain Pile '17, Kenneth Hicks

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- As part of its ongoing awareness and advocacy efforts, Iona Prep’s Human Rights Club at the Upper School hosted two speakers focused on the topic of water bottle consumption during an activities period.

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Visiting Author Urges Students to Discover Their Own Stories

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 16:39

Visiting Author Urges Students to Discover Their Own Stories

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On November 14, 2016, our Visiting Author Series continued with the excellent presentation by Camron Wright, author of "The Rent Collector." All of our high school students and faculty read the book this past summer. We were intrigued to learn how Mr. Wright was inspired to write the book after seeing a documentary film, "River of Victory" produced by his son about people living at the Stung Meanchey municipal dump in Cambodia.

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