- Horizons at Warner Kicks off 6th Year of Summer Learning and Fun for City School Students on River Campus
The Warner School will host 135 city school students for the sixth consecutive summer of Horizons at Warner, which takes place June 30 to August 7 on River Campus in LeChase Hall. The summer enrichment program serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade at John James Audubon School 33 and other Rochester City Schools by providing them with meaningful and authentic learning experiences outside the traditional classroom in an effort to prevent summer learning loss.
- Blog Post: Nancy Ares on Charleston Shooting and Dealing with White Privilege and Inequality
In the face of the tragedy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina—another in a too-long line of such racially-based attacks—Nancy Ares, associate professor, offers suggestions for educators to be active allies and participants in combating racism, White supremacy and White privilege, and the ongoing inequity and violence taking place in our schools and society on the Warner Perspectives Education Blog.
- Charter School Students Take Regents Prep to the University Level
Nearly 80 students from University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men (UPrep) spent three weeks in LeChase Hall, the home of the Warner School, preparing for the upcoming U.S. History, Geometry, Earth Science, and English Language Arts Regents exams.
- East High School Announces New “Eagles” Mascot
East High School will have a new mascot to call its own this fall. The Rochester Board of Education voted 7-0 to adopt a new mascot name for East at its board meeting Thursday evening, June 18, based on the recommendations from a planning committee of East teachers, administrators, students and parents.
- Warner Professors Take Part in Local Anti-Poverty Program
Two faculty members at the Warner School have been appointed roles in the new Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, a local effort to address the region’s deep poverty. Shaun Nelms ‘04W (MS) ‘13W (EdD), East High School deputy superintendent and an adjunct professor at Warner, currently serves on a steering committee overseeing the initiative’s efforts. Additionally, Kara Finnigan, associate professor at Warner, serves on the Education work group formed within the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative.