Trinity school counselor Melissa Kelly with Erick Alvarez and Catalina Fuentes.Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- When Trinity Elementary School fifth-graders Erick Alvarez and Catalina Fuentes recently showed a new schoolmate from Guatemala around the building, they were kicking off a program to help welcome students from other countries and those who do not yet speak English fluently.
Alvarez and Fuentes gave their tour in Spanish, visiting the main office, nurses' office, auditorium and cafeteria, and introducing their new friend to the CAMPEL (computer, art, music, physical education and library) teachers.New RochelleEducation
NRHS band members rehearse.Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- If you come out to see New Rochelle's Thanksgiving Parade on Saturday, be sure to cheer for the New Rochelle High School marching band. About 60 student musicians will be playing rousing tunes in the procession, a seasonal favorite event in New Rochelle.
It's been a busy season for the band. The musicians have drawn applause at six New Rochelle High School football games and played patriotic songs at the Veterans Day ceremony in downtown New Rochelle's Memorial Plaza last weekend.
They're looking forward to the parade.New RochelleEducation
Webster fourth-graders rehearse Peacemaker and the Tree of the Great Peace.Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The papier mâché puppets were so large that it took three Daniel Webster Magnet School fourth-graders to operate just one.
"You are the arm; be the arm," teacher Adam King reminded the two students who each operated one limb, while another held the torso and head aloft. They were rehearsing with Peacemaker, the main puppet character in a tale about the uniting of the Iroquois peoples.New RochelleEducation
NRHS AP Environmental Science class members enjoy lunch that they made at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture.Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- They collected eggs, cooked dishes with beets, turmeric and kohlrabi straight from the farm, and shared a vegetarian meal, all as part of the Advanced Placement Environmental Science class.New RochelleEducation
ALMS teacher Marion Costa in her classroom.Rate Article: 0 Your rating: None 0 No votes yet
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A safe harbor for Albert Leonard Middle School LGBT students now exists, thanks to a new club led by teacher Marion Costa.
The school's Opening Doors Club, officially the most visible component of the middle school's newly established Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), was created this past school year. Costa feels it's already a positive impact for students looking for a place they can go to be who they are.New RochelleEducation