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ACROSS THE HALL: Red Jacket HS Teachers Chris Cobos & Jen Sweet (podcast)

ACROSS THE HALL: Red Jacket HS Teachers Chris Cobos & Jen Sweet (podcast)

The Across the Hall Podcast and your host Brendan Harrington has not one… but TWO teacher guests from Red Jacket High School. Math teacher Chris Cobos comes on for a Hamilton geek-out session. If you missed Mr. Harrington’s performance of “My Shot” ... MORE
Penn Yan boy allowed to return to school after supreme court ruling

Penn Yan boy allowed to return to school after supreme court ruling

A Penn Yan boy who had previously been banned from going to school after a change in laws around vaccination in New York has been granted entry. News10NBC reports that the state Supreme Court ruled that Thorn Schwartz could return. The 11-year-old ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Campuses in Geneva, Auburn highlight rich history of vinyl in radio (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Campuses in Geneva, Auburn highlight rich history of vinyl in radio (podcast)

Remember vinyl records? There are a couple local radio stations on college campuses in the Finger Lakes, which will be putting those old school tracks on the airwaves this weekend, and again over the summer. Both Hobart and William Smith Colleges and ... MORE
Wells College donates PPE to help those on frontline of COVID-19 pandemic

Wells College donates PPE to help those on frontline of COVID-19 pandemic

When Cayuga County’s Emergency Services office reached out to local businesses seeking donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) to help those in our community serving on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, multiple departments on the Wells College campus jumped at ... MORE
Wayne Central principal will be next NR-Wolcott superintendent

Wayne Central principal will be next NR-Wolcott superintendent

North-Rose Wolcott has a new superintendent. A Wayne Central High School principal is set to fill that role, following a district announcement. Michael Pullen will take on the new role on July 1st. Prior to his high school principal job at Wayne, ... MORE
Red Jacket announces inaugural “Graduates of Distinction”

Red Jacket announces inaugural “Graduates of Distinction”

Manchester-Shortsville Central School District is proud to announce its inaugural class of Red Jacket High School Graduates of Distinction. The Graduates of Distinction Program recognizes alumni of Red Jacket High School who have achieved distinction through outstanding accomplishments or lifetime achievements. Members ... MORE
Wells College commencement cancelled for 2020

Wells College commencement postponed until summer

Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter announced to the campus community on Friday that the College’s 152nd Commencement ceremony—originally slated for May 16, 2020—has been tentatively rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “Our seniors have been deprived of ... MORE
Countless businesses chip in to help feed students in Seneca County’s school districts

Countless businesses chip in to help feed students in Seneca County’s school districts

Thousands of meals will be delivered this week to children enrolled in each of Seneca County’s four school districts.  Among the items packaged for lunch will be an individually-wrapped, 14-oz piece of mild cheddar cheese from the Muranda Cheese Company in Waterloo ... MORE
News, Schools, Seneca County
Naples Central School District names new high school principal

Naples Central School District names new high school principal

The Naples Central School District announced a new principal for its high school. Except, it isn’t a new face. Nicole Green was named high school principal. She has been serving as interim principal for the last three months. The Board of Education ... MORE
Student announcements go virtual in Newark as kids take over

Student announcements go virtual in Newark as kids take over morning update

Kelley School fifth grader Matiece Miller is spending some of her time at home this week as an online KSK News anchor, videotaping the grades 3-5 morning announcements. School officials say they are being posted on Twitter and Facebook. The first day, ... MORE
Life, Newark, Schools, Wayne County
Waterloo HS softball team gets creative with #QuarantineCatchChallenge (video)

Waterloo HS softball team gets creative with #QuarantineCatchChallenge (video)

It came with the hashtag #QuarantineCatchChallenge — and like anything meant to lift us up a little bit in a time of uncertainty — the video accomplished just that. Posted to the Waterloo Lady Indians Softball Facebook Page, which can be accessed ... MORE
International Students In The US: Statistics

International Students In The US: Statistics

2018 to 2019 marks the highest academic years in terms of international students in the USA. This is the fourth consecutive year having more than one million international students and the percentage increases every year. All these students are acting as prominent ... MORE
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Human rights proponent to speak at Keuka College

Sister Helen Prejean, the human rights proponent whose efforts to abolish capital punishment were dramatized in the film “Dead Man Walking,” will deliver the College’s 32nd annual Carl and Fanny Fribolin President’s Forum Lecture. The event, which will be held on Thursday, ... MORE
New exhibit opens at

New exhibit for Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at FLCC

Opening events for a new exhibit in Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at Finger Lakes Community College are planned for Thursday, March 12, starting with a talk by the featured artist, Karen Sardisco. The 2 p.m. talk will be followed by a hors d’oeuvre ... MORE
Keuka College, Onondaga Community College join forces in new partnership

Keuka College, Onondaga Community College join forces in new partnership

Keuka College and Onondaga Community College have joined forces to create a new pathway to success for students pursuing careers in social work. Keuka College President Amy Storey and Onondaga Community College (OCC) President Dr. Casey Crabill on Monday formally signed a ... MORE
Wells College celebrates grand opening of “Hallway for Culture”

Wells College celebrates grand opening of “Hallway for Culture”

Wells College celebrated the grand opening of its new center for multiculturalism with an uplifting event on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 that was attended by dozens of students, staff and faculty. Dubbed the “Hallway for Cultural Humility,” the newly renovated space is ... MORE
Port Byron CSD Superintendent O’Brien will retire in 2021

Port Byron CSD Superintendent O’Brien will retire in 2021

By the end of 2021, the superintendent who has led the Port Byron Central School District since 2004 will retire. Neil O’Brien will retire in December 2021, as principal Mike Jorgensen succeeds him in the post. The Citizen reports that O’Brien took ... MORE
Midlakes sixth grader qualifies for National Geographic’s GeoBee

Midlakes sixth grader qualifies for National Geographic’s GeoBee

A sixth grader from Midlakes is the first elementary student from the district to qualify for the National Geographic GeoBee New York State Competition. State champions will receive a medal, $1,000 in cash, and other prizes. They will also win a trip ... MORE