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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
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
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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
Geneva vets who served in WWII, Vietnam get high school diploma

Geneva vets who served in WWII, Vietnam get high school diploma

United States veterans Anthony Felice, Ralph Felice, Johnny White Jr. and Dennis Hurling Jr. were given their high school diplomas from the Geneva City School District at the local library before the regularly scheduled school board meeting. All four served their country ... MORE
HWS announces it will close all residence halls except for students with ‘special circumstances’

HWS announces it will close all residence halls except for students with ‘special circumstances’

Hobart and William Smith Colleges have announced the closure of all residence halls on-campus except for students with “special circumstances” in response to the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak that is plaguing New York state. In a statement issued by Vice President of ... MORE
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School-based health center at Penn Yan Elementary coming together

School-based health center at Penn Yan Elementary coming together

The Penn Yan Central School District is moving forward with a school-based health center. At their elementary school it should be up-and-running by next year. That said, dental services could begin soon at the school. Mary Zelazny, chief executive officer of Finger ... MORE
Newark schools celebrate a special way

Newark schools celebrate a special way

After the December 23rd through January 3rd holiday break, Kelley School fourth grade teachers Lacie Urban and Sarah Consentino wanted to refresh students they co-teach with the tenets of “Newark Pride,” the new behavioral expectations instituted for all Newark Central School District ... MORE
Newark students will perform on radio broadcast in Rochester-area

Newark students will perform on radio broadcast in Rochester-area

Three Newark High School students who are members of the 2019-20 Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra, will perform with the HYSO for The Hochstein School’s free lunchtime “brown bag” Live from Hochstein March 18, from 12:10–12:50 p.m. in the Hochstein Performance Hall. They are ... MORE
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President Storey inauguration scheduled at Keuka for May 1st

Commencement won’t be the only momentous day on the Keuka College calendar this May. The College has scheduled the inauguration of its 20th president, Amy Storey, on Friday, May 1st. President Storey, who was named to the office permanently in May 2019 after ... MORE