Dr. Osborne's NEW Huffington Post article: Positive School Environments Created Through Black History Month Celebration
Black History Month Spoken Word and Art Exhibition: February 28-March 6
The exhibition celebrates Black History Month through Friday, March 6 with artwork displayed in the NRHS Library corridor during school hours. Each piece commemorates the life, work and legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou using the themes of freedom and empowerment.
Call to Action: Our Schools Need Budget Numbers from NYS Governor Cuomo
Help us notify Governor Cuomo and state legislators that to properly plan our school budget, the New Rochelle community needs to know how much 2015-16 funding our schools will receive from the State. Click the links below to email the Governor, State Senators and/or State Assemblymen:
From the Westchester-Putnam School Boards Association (WPSBA):
The Board of Education adopted the following resolution on February 3, 2015:
Item: 10.12 APPROVE RESOLUTION NO. 15-226: CALLING ON NYS GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO TO IMMEDIATELY RELEASE A 2015-2016 STATE AID PROPOSAL AND CORRESPONDING SCHOOL AID RUNS ALLOCATING TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS THE APPROXIMATE $1.1 BILLION SCHOOL AID INCREASE CITED IN HIS RECENT STATE-OF-THE-STATE ADDRESS
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2015-2016 School Budget Questions and Answers
Please review the attached document which reflects questions and comments received by the Board of Education to date. It will continue to be updated throughout the budget process. We encourage you to provide your input by emailing: email@example.com.
Click here to review FAQ's as of February 24, 2015.
CSDNR 2015-16 Budget Review Sessions
Each year, our district needs to make tough choices to keep our system strong amid a tough economy. Providing a high quality, enriching and safe education to all students is our goal. Continuing to meet this goal becomes more difficult each year as we are faced with fewer resources and increasing costs while balancing the financial interests of the community.
We actively seek community participation in the budget process and hope you will be able to attend some of the upcoming sessions at the New Rochelle High School Library, 7:00 P.M. Click here to read letter from Board President Lianne Merchant.
School Budget Review Sessions:
Tuesday…..March 10, 2015
Tuesday…..March 17, 2015
Thursday…March 26, 2015 (rescheduled from March 5th)
These sessions are taped to be re-broadcast on television channels 77 on Optimum and 30 on FiOS. They are also live-streamed on the website, www.nred.org.
Questions pertaining to the School District’s 2015-2016 preliminary budget may be submitted online via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"IWARI! A Journey from Africa to Hip Hop" - Presented by the Dance Theatre of Harlem
On Friday, March 6th the Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) will present, "IWARI! A Journey from Africa to Hip Hop"
, at New Rochelle High School's Whitney M. Young Auditorium, 4-6 pm (please see attached flyer)
. Admission is free and open to all students in the CSDNR.
DTH is one of the most acclaimed ballet companies in the metropolitan area, and known world wide for its artistic signature.
Family University Save the Date -- April 20, 2015
The City School District of New Rochelle, New Rochelle FOCUS (Families Organized to Curb the Use of Substances), and New York Presbyterian Hospital will host the Sixth Annual Family University on April 20, 2015 at New Rochelle High School from 6:00PM- 9:15PM. See attached flyer. Read more...