- 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.
- Warner School to Host Summer Camp for Young Writers, Grades 6-12
The Genesee Valley Writing Project (GVWP) at the Warner School will hold its annual weeklong summer camp for aspiring and budding young writers in grades 6-12. To be held August 3–7, the Young Writers Camp will allow young writers to explore the craft of writing in an open and creative setting—free of academic pressure—and to grow as writers.
- Professors Brockenbrough and Choppin Awarded Tenure
Two Warner School of Education professors in teaching and curriculum have recently been granted tenure. The University of Rochester’s Board of Trustees voted to award tenure to Edward Brockenbrough and Jeffrey Choppin, effective July 1.