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Prominent Westchester Attorney to Address AIPAC Conference in Nation's Capital

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 07:21
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WASHINGTON, DC -- Richard St. Paul, a prominent New York-based Attorney and National TV Legal Analyst, will host a panel discussion entitled "Israel and the African American Community" at the upcoming AIPAC Conference to be held on March 26 in Washington, DC.

St. Paul, a former elected official in Westchester County, NY, appears regularly as a commentator on legal affairs and current events both nationally, on Fox News Channel, and regionally, on Verizon FioS, among other media outlets. He has worked in the Executive Branch under Republican and Democrat administrations.

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Iona Prep Students Meet with Former Communications Director of the Democratic National Committee

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 08:49

English teacher Mr. Kevin Kavanah, Social Studies teacher Mr. Richard Salerno, Mr. Adam Hodge ’00, Social Studies Chair Mr. Frank Conroy ’75

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- SDK Knickerbocker Vice President Adam Hodge, a 2000 graduate of Iona Preparatory Upper School and former Communications Director for the Democratic National Committee, returned to his alma mater on March 8 to talk about the 2016 Presidential Election and share his experiences in Washington, D.C., with members of the Political Science Club.

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Iona Prep Ranks as Westchester’s Only All Boys Catholic High School in Niche.com’s Top Ten

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 02:36

Iona Prep Ranks as Westchester’s Only All Boys Catholic High School in Niche.com’s Top Ten

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Iona Preparatory has been recognized as a 2017 Best School by Niche, ranking as Westchester’s only all-boys Catholic High School in the top ten (#10) on the Best Catholic High Schools in New York State list. The school also placed as Westchester’s only all-boys Catholic High School on the Best Private High Schools in New York State list.

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Prof: My college students are helpless

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 12:45

Statement of Solidarity with the Jewish Community in Response to Bomb Threats Made Against Jewish Community Centers (JCC) Nationwide

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 13:26

Statement of Solidarity with the Jewish Community in Response to Bomb Threats Made Against Jewish Community Centers (JCC) Nationwide

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Interreligious Council of New Rochelle, New York, as an organization of religious congregations committed to communication, understanding, trust, and cooperation among people of all faiths, deplores the wave of telephoned threats made against Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) across the United States, and especially the Mid-Westchester JCC in New Rochelle.  Jewish Community Centers have a long-standing tradition of serving both Jews and non-Jews alike as places where they can enjoy social, cultural, and athletic activities.

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44 IEYMS Students Qualify for Talented Youth Program

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 09:58

44 IEYMS Students Qualify for Talented Youth Program

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Last month, 89 students from Isaac E. Young Middle School took the School and College Ability Test (SCAT) to compete for entry into the Center for Talented Youth, a program run by Johns Hopkins University.

The school is proud to announce that 44 students made the cut for various programs.

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Kaleidoscope Students Get Taste of Chinese Culture

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 09:56

Kaleidoscope Students Get Taste of Chinese Culture

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Chinese dumplings, dim sum and even acrobats were part of a recent cultural experience enjoyed by students of Webster Elementary School's Kaleidoscope program as part of their Mandarin language class.

The 46 fourth and fifth-graders who learn Mandarin with Huanyue "Michelle" Wang, are in a two-year program featuring a rigorous and rich curriculum where they receive 40 minutes of instruction every other day. By the time fifth-grade is complete, they have a solid language footing.

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Campus Alternative Students Observe Black History Month

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 09:53

Campus Alternative Students Observe Black History Month

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Students at Campus Alternative High School celebrated Black History Month in February by exploring the lives of African Americans who became prominent in the public eye because of their struggles, experiences and contributions.

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03/13 Family University to Come to New Rochelle 5:30 PM

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 09:50

Family University to Come to New Rochelle

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle's Family University is planning an evening of education and information for middle and high school students and their parents. The event is a collaborative effort organized by New Rochelle FOCUS and the City School District of New Rochelle. The event will take place on Monday, March 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at New Rochelle High School.

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Social Contracts Support Restorative Practices

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 09:46

Social Contracts Support Restorative Practices

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY --The City School District of New Rochelle is offering the powerful lesson of reconciliation by advocating restorative practices as a means of handling student discipline challenges.

The thinking behind this is that if students are offered a chance to correct a bad situation they created, it will become a teachable moment that helps them become responsible adults.

At Albert Leonard Middle School (ALMS), the faculty has begun offering social contracts to help students navigate conflicts and solve problems.

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Unraveling Gender Festival Scheduled for March 25 at NRHS

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 09:26

Unraveling Gender Festival Scheduled for March 25 at NRHS

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Unraveling Gender, a one day educational extravaganza that provides a safe space to discuss gender identity and expression, will take place on March 25 at New Rochelle High School.

The festival aims to celebrate diversity and foster an inclusive community where people of all genders can express themselves fully. The goal is to educate the community and create an open discussion where members can ask questions and talk with professionals.

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Students Compete at Esteemed Science & Engineering Fair

Sat, 03/18/2017 - 06:28

Students Compete at Esteemed Science & Engineering Fair

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- On March 4, 2017 seven 12th graders in our Science Research program competed in the prestigious Regeneron Westchester/Putnam Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF). Our girls were among 570 students from 38 high schools whose work was judged and we are very proud of each of their original research projects. They are pictured below with faculty members Ms. Paulette D'Alessio, far left, and Ms. Hannah Gousse, far right.

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