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New Rochelle High School students Nicholas Townley and Steven Solar Received a Perfect Score of 36 on the ACT Test

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 05:07

New Rochelle High School students Nicholas Townley and Steven Solar Received a Perfect Score of 36 on the ACT Test

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Congratulations to New Rochelle High School students Nicholas Townley and Steven Solar who each received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT test, a high school achievement and college admission assessment. The two are in elite company. According to ACT, fewer than one-tenth of 1 percent of all test-takers receive a perfect score. Out of 2.1 million testers in the graduating class of 2016, only 2,235 achieved the highest score. #perfectscores

 

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City School District of New Rochelle Perform "Robin Hood Has Left the Building."

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 08:17

City School District of New Rochelle Perform "Robin Hood Has Left the Building."

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Students in Albert Leonard Middle School's Theater in a Trunk program put on a spectacular performance of "Robin Hood Has Left the Building." The original satiric one-act play offered a different take on the traditional Robin Hood story.

 

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New Rochelle High School Principal Reginald Richardson Described as "Awe Inspiring" His Visit to the White House

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 08:00

New Rochelle High School Principal Reginald Richardson Described as "Awe Inspiring" His Visit to the White House

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School Principal Reginald Richardson described as "awe inspiring" his visit to the White House Wednesday where he attended the national summit of My Brother's Keeper and heard President Barack Obama speak.

"One of the most American things is advocating for the disenfranchised, for the displaced, and for the underdog," said Richardson. "The idea that there is a nationwide network of committed to supporting our students is absolutely inspiring."

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Pancake Breakfast and Thanksgiving Parade

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 10:45

Pancake Breakfast and Thanksgiving Parade

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On November 19th, the Fund was pleased to host its annual Pancake Breakfast at New Rochelle High School before the 53rd Annual New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade! 

The Breakfast was a huge success, welcoming 400 people from our community. Attendees were able to check-in for the parade onsite and have an opportunity to meet Frank Bernabei, this year's Grand Marshall!  

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Anne Frank Exhibit at Museum of Arts & Culture

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 10:42

Anne Frank Exhibit at Museum of Arts & Culture

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- "Anne Frank: A History for Today" opened at the Museum of Arts & Culture on November 3rd. The Museum has welcomed hundreds of community members and students from New Rochelle and beyond. Anne's message is as relevant today as ever! 

The Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect trained New Rochelle High School students to serve as docents. These students have enjoyed interacting with visitors over the past few weeks.  

Please make sure to visit the exhibit before it closes on December 7th.

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Distinguished Speaker Encourages Leadership

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 10:34

Distinguished Speaker Encourages Leadership

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Our students can discover each day how to become leaders by taking initiative, developing an idea, encouraging others, communicating persuasively, and acting with integrity. We offer many ways for the girls to learn about leadership.

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Iona Prep Students Bring Holiday Cheer to The Westchester

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 09:51

Iona Prep Students Bring Holiday Cheer to The Westchester

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Iona Prep’s Lower School Vocal Choir performed at The Westchester today, singing Christmas carols and sharing their talent with shoppers. 

Front Row:

Lukas ’27, New Rochelle, Dilan ’27, New Rochelle, Braelin ’27, Bronx, Dylan ’27, New Rochelle, Julian ’27, Hartsdale, Jordan ’27, Mount Vernon, Zachary ’27, White Plains, Stephen ’25, Mount Vernon, Brandon ’25, Bronxville, Max ’25, White Plains, Nico ’25, Yonkers, Cole ’24, Mount Vernon, Jude ’25, Tuckahoe, Duke ’24, New Rochelle, Victor ’24, Bronxville

Middle Row:

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Iona Prep Students Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 08:40

Brother Thomas R. Leto, President of Iona Prep, congratulates Iain Pile of Tuckahoe, a 2017 Semi-Finalist of the National Merit Program.

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- There are approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition.

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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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