NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Albert Leonard Middle School students returning to class this month found a bright new mural encouraging them to be kind.
Larry Minetti, an ALMS parent and an art teacher in the Bronx, spent many of his summer evenings at the school, creating a stairwell mural, 18 feet tall and 10 feet wide, that students couldn't miss. Its anti-bullying message, in vibrant letters: "One kind word can change someone's entire day."
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- They come each year to honor Amy Doherty, who was lost in the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, and to celebrate the place of "light and life" that has grown from her memory.
They gather at the Henry Barnard Early Childhood Center, home to Amy's Greenhouse, which was built with donations in Doherty's name. It has become a center of learning and personal growth for students.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Home Access Center is open for all City School District of New Rochelle schools.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Advocacy and Outreach Committee, which advocates for the District through engagement with community organizations, elected officials, students, families, staff and the public at large, is seeking five members from the community. Meetings are expected to be held on the second Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Central Administration.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- If you're looking to speak a new language, attempt yoga or dabble in arts and crafts, try the learning experiences offered by the New Rochelle High School Continuing Education program. Registration is open and an extensive array of programming is offered.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The New Rochelle Board of Education is inviting the community to its Back to School Kickoff Town Hall meeting next week.
The meeting is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, in the Whitney M. Young Jr. Auditorium at New Rochelle High School, 265 Clove Road, New Rochelle.
NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Four New Rochelle High School seniors have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, which honors top academic achievement.
Eliza Crocker, Josh Glickman, and two brothers - Adam Jones and Eddie Jones - were among approximately 16,000 students across the country named in the 64th annual competition. The semifinalists represent less than 1 percent of the high school seniors across the country.