November 2016

New Rochelle Middle School is Source of Raw Sewage Dumping into Long Island Sound, Readings 40 Times EPA Limit

November 13, 2016 - 21:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- After months of disagreement, engineers for the City of New Rochelle and City School District of New Rochelle have concluded, after extensive on-site testing, that Isaac E. Young Middle School is the source of pathogens emptying into Long Island Sound. School officials had initially expressed skepticism that the school was the source of contaminants found in City storm drains after initial testing over the past year.

16 Students Attended the Second Annual Human Rights Institute for Middle School Student Leaders

November 12, 2016 - 07:54

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A group of 16 students from Albert Leonard and Isaac E. Young middle schools recently attended the Second Annual Human Rights Institute for Middle School Student Leaders at the Yonkers Public Library. Students who attended the workshop plan to teach their classmates the important lessons they learned.


16 Students Attended the Second Annual Human Rights Institute for Middle School Student Leaders

11/14 SEPTA Meeting 7:30 PM

November 12, 2016 - 07:49

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Do you have trouble getting your child motivated to do homework? If so, mark your calendar for SEPTA's meeting on Monday, November 14 featuring speaker Leslie Josel, founder of "Order Out of Chaos." Her presentation will offer a look at essential skills for planning and prioritizing, explain why students procrastinate, and offer real solutions to address the problem. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the New Rochelle High School library.


11/14 SEPTA Meeting 7:30 PM

'Beyond Measure' Tickets are Available Online

November 11, 2016 - 12:30

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle High School PTSA is sponsoring a viewing of the inspiring documentary "Beyond Measure." All are welcome to the viewing which will take place Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Whitney Young Auditorium in New Rochelle High School. Advanced tickets are available at 


National Honor Society Brings Sandwiches to Soup Kitchen

November 11, 2016 - 12:24

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The kickoff project for the National Honor Society this year was a sandwich brigade in which 25 students made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and delivered 300 of them to the Hope Soup Kitchen.

Each year the National Honor Society does several small and one large project together as a group in addition to the hours individual students spend volunteering.

Two NRHS Teams in Games this Weekend

November 11, 2016 - 12:19

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The boys soccer team defeated Ithaca High School 3-0 in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's regional semifinal match yesterday. The team faces Newburgh Free Academy on Saturday in the regional finals. This contest will take place at Middletown High School at 3 p.m.

The varsity football team will play Scarsdale High School on Saturday in the Section I championship. The game will take place at Mahopac High School and kick off is at noon.


Anne Frank Exhibit opens at Museum of Arts and Culture

November 11, 2016 - 12:11

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle High School's Donald Baughman Museum of Arts and Culture premiered a new exhibit on Thursday: "Anne Frank: A History of Today."

The traveling exhibit, which features journal entries and photographs of the German-born Holocaust victim and her family, is curated by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect.

Students from New Rochelle High School were trained by the Center, and will be responsible for giving tours to visitors of the exhibit.

NRHS senior Taleeyah Rogers giving a tour to a visitor.