NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Task Force on Reducing Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth met for its first session this morning in New Rochelle High School. Here Dr. Jonathan Brice, the Task Force chair, greets members as their work is about to begin.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Schools will be in session on May 25 and May 29 - two days that students and teachers were scheduled to have off - to make up for the days that the City School District of New Rochelle was closed this week. That means Memorial Day weekend will last three days instead of five.
The District used its two original snow days on Jan. 4 and 5. The two days in May were backup days. They will be needed because schools were out on Wednesday and Thursday due to the snowstorm and recovery, which included clearing bus routes and restoring power to some buildings.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- When New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson gave his annual State of the City Address on March 1, he chose to share the spotlight with several New Rochelle High School students. During his speech in the packed City Council Chambers, he asked the students to stand as he told the audience of what they had accomplished. They were:
Kimberly Collins, the senior class vice president, who was one of two high school students in New York State chosen by the U.S. Senate Youth Program to visit Washington D.C. and meet with government leaders.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Twenty-five macroeconomics students from New Rochelle High School got a rare opportunity to watch stock traders in action - and the stock market gyrate - when they visited the bustling New York Stock Exchange last Friday.
The students peered in on traders who were utilizing hand-held electronic devices to execute trades, listened to brief talks from several specialists, and participated in question-and-answer sessions with them. The students chatted with Fox Business anchor Nicole Petallides and stood under the famous bell on the floor of the NYSE.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- When you watch the Peanuts gang in a musical and you see some unexpected twists - such as Linus' blanket singing and dancing - you're not dreaming. You're watching "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," as staged by TheatreWorks at New Rochelle High School.
The production, playing March 15 through 17, adds some new roles and comic bits.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The members of the New Rochelle Task Force on Reducing Violence in the Lives of Children and Youth were announced this week by Chairman Dr. Jonathan Brice.
The 46 community members, City and School District officials and others represent a wide cross section of New Rochelle, including law enforcement, educators, parents, students, businesses, non-profits and faith-based organizations. Many of the members are New Rochelle High School alumni. They were chosen from nearly 300 applications.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Students, parents and others can now report bullying and other troubles that may impact students in the City School District of New Rochelle from their cell phones and tablets with an app that is available from Anonymous Alerts®.
The app is an extension of the agreement the School District reached recently with Anonymous Alerts®, a patented, anonymous two-way communications® system that empowers students to anonymously report bullying and harassment, weapons, drug/alcohol usage and other safety concerns directly to school officials.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Guidepost Solutions LLC, a global security consulting firm based in Manhattan, has been chosen to conduct a security assessment of the City School District of New Rochelle schools.
The New Rochelle Board of Education voted to hire the company at its Tuesday meeting.
PELHAM, NY -- On Wednesday, March 28th at 7:30 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will host a special screening of the Oscar-nominated film, The Post, followed by a discussion with George Freeman, the former Assistant General Counsel for The New York Times and current Executive Director of the Media Law Resource Center. Prior to the event Picture House members will be invited to an exclusive, complimentary cocktail reception at a private Pelham home within walking distance to the theater.