- MUSIC IN THE MAKING: Horizons Students Debut Talent in Video
Nearly three-dozen children participating in this year’s Horizons at Warner summer enrichment program spent a portion of their day in August as music artists. These talented students, accompanied by a handful of Horizons teachers, had the opportunity to film a music video with local children’s musician Vincent Nunes for his song “No One’s Going to Keep Me Down.” The song is featured on Nunes’ new CD, Smart Songs for Active Children, which donates a share of profits to Horizons at Warner.
- Science STARS Film Wins Philip Seymour Hoffman Award at Roc Teen Film Festival
In August, East High School girls participating in the Warner School’s Science STARS afterschool program this past year received an award for their film You Are Not Alone, as they were among the top 11 finalists in the 2014 Rochester Teen Film Festival held at The Little Theatre in Rochester.
- Summer Camp Inspires Creativity Among Young Writers
Local students entering sixth through twelfth grades will have a place to explore different kinds of writing in an open and creative setting, free of academic pressure, and grow as writers this summer at the Young Writers Camp, running Aug. 4 to 8 on the University of Rochester’s River Campus. New this year, the summer camp will extend beyond the middle school years to serve high school students.
- Sharing the Experience of School Reforms Overseas
David Hursh, professor of teaching and curriculum at the Warner School, spoke in New Zealand about the American educational system, and how state policies have impacted teachers and children.
- Professor Mary Jane Curry Co-edits, Professor Jeffrey Choppin Contributes to New Book Exploring the Role of Applied Linguistics in STEM Education
Mary Jane Curry, associate professor at the Warner School, and David Hanauer, professor of English at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, have compiled a collection of studies and projects from researchers and professionals in the fields of language studies and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.