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Students in the Young Engineers School Summer Math, Science and Engineering Academy Shot Off the Rockets

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 09:48

Students in the Young Engineers School Summer Math, Science and Engineering Academy Shot Off the Rockets

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Students in the Young Engineers School summer math, science and engineering academy shot off the rockets they'd spent much of the week building.

The group is made up of students from Albert Leonard and Isaac E. Young middle schools. The classes are at Albert Leonard.

Some of the rockets were Estes models, fired off with gunpowder. Others were assembled from household objects including a plastic soft drink bottle and the cardboard cylinder from a roll of paper towels, and shot skyward with water pressure.

 

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New Rochelle High School Athletes are Preparing for the Season

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 09:44

New Rochelle High School Athletes are Preparing for the Season

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Most students don't come back to school for more than three weeks, but the New Rochelle High School athletes are already preparing for the season.

The first to report were the girls' soccer teams, at 7 a.m. today.

Others starting today are varsity and J.V. football, cheer leading, volleyball and girls' cross country.

Still more teams start later this week or next week.

Here are some shots of head coach Francesco Notaristefano with the girls' soccer teams.

 

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Lauren Denninger, a Special Education Teacher and Facilitator at Isaac E. Young Middle School Passed Away

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 09:28

Lauren Denninger, a Special Education Teacher and Facilitator at Isaac E. Young Middle School Passed Away

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Lauren Denninger, a special education teacher and facilitator at Isaac E. Young Middle School and a beloved member of our school district community.

Lauren passed away on August 18.

“Lauren was a dedicated special educator who touched hundreds of children’s lives,” said Yvette Goorevitch, the New Rochelle schools Director of Special Education who hired Denninger and worked with her during her career in the District.

Denning is seen here with her daughter, Margaret.

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Eclipse 2017 from New Rochelle High School

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 08:50

Eclipse 2017 from New Rochelle High School

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- By the hundreds, they came to McKenna Field at New Rochelle High School this afternoon to get a look at Eclipse 2017.

The total eclipse was far to the south, but that didn't stop New Rochelle residents from answering the school's invitation to gather on the field to see what they could see of it from here. They came with cardboard-and-plastic eclipse glasses and other devices for witnessing the event.

 

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Anti-Muslim, Anti-Immigrant Flyers Left on Car Windshields Across from Trump Tower in New Rochelle

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 05:58
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WARNING: some readers may find the images and description in this story disturbing.

UPDATED: Statement from New Rochelle City Manager

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Virulent, graphic anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant flyers were distributed in the area across the street from Trump Tower in downtown New Rochelle overnight. The flyers were placed on the windshields of dozens of cars parked in the area of LeCount Place from Main Street to Franklin Avenue and from Main Street to Memorial Highway.

"The contents of the flyer are graphic and disturbing." said City Manager Charles B. Strome. "We take incidents like this very seriously and the New Rochelle Police Department is actively investigating."

 

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New Rochelle Chamber Changes Regime

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 14:20

Relig House in New Rochelle Ransacked (Again)

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 17:00

Clean up at Relig House after Break-In

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Relig Program office was robbed sometime during the first week of August. This was the second break-in over the past six months at the house on the grounds of Saint Gabriel's Church of New Rochelle. The house, located at 112 Division Street, has served as the group's headquarters for decades.

In the two incidents, windows were broken, a television pryed off the wall and various items stolen or damaged. Compounding matters, Squirrels got into the house through the broken windows, eating food and candy and leaving an unpleasant aroma throughout the house.

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New Rochelle Schools Name Interim Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services Among Other Key Appointments

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 05:16

Amy Goodman has been named interim Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Amy Goodman, the Superintendent of the Greenburgh-Graham Union Free School District and an administrator with vast experience in special education and student services, was named interim Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services for the City School District of New Rochelle on Tuesday evening.

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Students Shot Off the Rockets

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 04:30

Amy Moselhi and Paul Warhit were sworn in to the New Rochelle Board of Education

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:41

Amy Moselhi and Paul Warhit were sworn in to the New Rochelle Board of Education

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Amy Moselhi and Paul Warhit were sworn in to the New Rochelle Board of Education at its re-organizational meeting on Wednesday, July 5.

Board President Rachel Relkin and Vice President Maddali Atallah were re-appointed to their leadership positions.

 

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New Rochelle High School teacher Anthony Stirpe Address Audience at the recent Apple Distinguished Educator conference in Houston

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:37

New Rochelle High School teacher Anthony Stirpe Address Audience at the recent Apple Distinguished Educator conference in Houston

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School teacher Anthony Stirpe telling the audience at the recent Apple Distinguished Educator conference in Houston about his innovative writing and film-making class.

Stirpe was named one of the Apple Distinguished Educators, a distinction is given annually to a handful of educators worldwide for their use of technology. They don't all get to present to the tech-savvy audience though. Stirpe went there to talk about "risk taking in the classroom."

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Students Shot Off the Rockets

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:32

Students Shot Off the Rockets

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Students in the Young Engineers School summer math, science and engineering academy shot off the rockets they'd spent much of the week building.

The group is made up of students from Albert Leonard and Isaac E. Young middle schools. The classes are at Albert Leonard.

Some of the rockets were Estes models, fired off with gunpowder. Others were assembled from household objects including a plastic soft drink bottle and the cardboard cylinder from a roll of paper towels, and shot skyward with water pressure.

 

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