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Traveling 9/11 museum visited New Rochelle schools

October 15, 2017 - 10:03

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- “It’s very easy to say ‘Never forget,’ which is all over our vehicles, but the kids who weren’t born at that time, they’re destined to not even know, no less never forget,” Hodge said. “For the rest of the time they’re on the face of this earth, their lives are going to be affected one way or another by 9/11.”

City School District of New Rochelle

Seats Available for Universal Pre-K

October 15, 2017 - 09:51

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Barnard Early Childhood Center, along with other universal pre-kindergarten providers in the city, have seats available for Universal Pre-K. If you live in New Rochelle and have a child born in 2013 who does not have a Pre-K seat, contact Barnard's main office by Tuesday October 3 at (914) 576-4386 for information about availability and eligibility.

 

Seats Available for Universal Pre-K

Barbosa Moves Board of Education Audience with Original Poem

October 14, 2017 - 17:44

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A few years ago, Gustavo Barbosa had trouble finding a poem to express his feelings on "Latino history, culture, struggles and triumphs." So he wrote one himself. Now the Secondary Schools Social Studies and Business Chairperson in the City School District of New Rochelle, Barbosa provided a few powerfully moving moments at the Oct. 3 Board of Education meeting when he read the piece in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

City School District of New Rochelle

Davis Students Find Readathon 'Is Encouraging Us to Read'

October 14, 2017 - 17:30

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Davis Elementary School held its Readathon Opening Ceremony last week, launching students on a month-long journey of reading as many minutes as they can.

The event is also a fundraising event for the school's PTA, which supports enrichment programs for the students. 

Principal Anthony Bambrola said students are enthusiastically reading, logging their minutes and enjoying the events planned by the PTA. It is one of three schools holding readathons this month; Jefferson and William B. Ward are the others.

Davis Elementary School Principal Anthony Bambrola helps kindergarten students with a reading activity.

New Playground at Trinity a Hit

October 14, 2017 - 17:10

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- When the students at Trinity Elementary School returned from summer recess, they couldn't wait to put their school's brand new playground to the recess test. 

The impressively upgraded activity area is situated in Trinity's back courtyard and includes four slides, an array of horizontal and angled monkey bars and rope- and wall-climbing stations, all erected over a rubberized safety surface. Needless to say, the new playground has sparked the imaginations and enthusiasm of Trinity's students.

Students enjoying one of the new elementary school playground sets.

IEYMS Students Take Pledge Against Bullying

October 14, 2017 - 16:43

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The sixth-graders at Isaac E. Young Middle School are learning how to recognize, prevent and take action against bullying. These lessons were summed up succinctly by an observation from student Adrian Mendoza:

"Bullying is the wrong thing to do," the 6th-grader in Barbara Sullivan's class said this week.

"It can cause a lot of problems," added his classmate, Cristian Rodriguez.

Students at IEYMS show their anti-bullying pledge cards.

10/14 Westchester Postal Officials Want to Hear From You 11 AM

October 14, 2017 - 16:36

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Westchester District postal officials are hosting Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 14 at 21 select Post Offices in the area. Postal managers will be in the 21 Post Office lobbies from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. talking to customers, thanking them for their business, and soliciting feedback to help identify areas of opportunity to improve service.

Westchester Postal Officials Want to Hear From You

10/25 The 3D World of Charles Fazzino – Exhibition Opening 06:30 PM

October 14, 2017 - 14:00

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Fund For Excellence Celebrates A Year of Creative Expression

Who: New Rochelle Fund for Excellence and Internationally Renowned 3D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino

What: Opening Reception for “The 3D World of Charles Fazzino” art exhibition

Where: New Rochelle High School: New Rochelle Fund's Museum of Art & Culture 

When: Wednesday, October 25th, 6:30pm

The 3D World of Charles Fazzino – Exhibition Opening

The College of New Rochelle Announces New Partnership with 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds to Provide Tuition Discounts for 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Members

October 14, 2017 - 13:48

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has formed a new partnership with the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds (TEF), a major regional healthcare labor management fund, that will provide tuition discounts to both 1199SEIU members as well as 1199SEIU contributing employers. The discounts will apply for all programs at The College of New Rochelle, including the School of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions.

The College of New Rochelle Announces New Partnership with 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds to Provide Tuition Discounts for 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Members

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