Congratulations Huguenots!

Congratulations Huguenots!

The New Rochelle High School football team won the Class AA state championship in Syracuse tonight (Nov. 30), defeating McQuaid Jesuit 28-0. It was a spectacular performance, and it capped a phenomenal season. The team finished undefeated, with a 13-0 record.  

Their championship was well earned. The game’s MVP was senior Darren Kabba. Two of the Huguenots’ touchdowns were scored by senior Jessie Parson; the others were scored by senior Ali Paul and junior Gary Phillips III.

We are proud of the entire team, which showed heart and remarkable perseverance in difficult circumstances. They are true role models for the New Rochelle community.

We are also thankful for all of the team’s coaches, who devoted themselves to guiding the student athletes through the season.

This is a proud day for the City School District of New Rochelle and for the entire New Rochelle community.

Great job, team!


Dr. Laura Feijoo
Superintendent of Schools
City School District of New Rochelle
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Dr. Feijóo's Entry Plan

Dr. Laura Feijóo recently presented her plan for taking the helm of the City School District of New Rochelle when she becomes Superintendent on Nov. 1, 2019.  

She told the Board of Education at the Sept. 24 meeting that she will build on the District's Strategic Roadmap with concrete benchmarks after taking a deep, comprehensive look at the school system. Using the Roadmap as starting point, she plans to add "SMARTl" (Strategic, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound) benchmarks to guide the 11,000-student school system.
"My plan is to take the Roadmap to the next level and create SMART goals that are measurable and that reflect what was intended by these statements throughout the plan," she said at the meeting.
The objectives, laid out in the Roadmap, are to provide a high-quality and challenging education in safe and supportive schools with superb staff. Engagement and outreach and resource management support those goals, she said.
"We have to know that across the schools, kids have access to the same rigor and curriculum as the kids in each and every other school," she said. "Each school has to have a learning plan that directly correlates with the measurable objectives."

June 28, 2019 announcement of Dr. Feijóo's appointment 


Wall of Fame Nominations for 2020

Nominations for the NRHS Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame for 2020 are now being accepted. To access the criteria and   nomination form, please click the link below.  All nominations must be submitted by May 31, 2020.  If you have any questions, please email Sue Riordan at nrhsalumni@nredlearn.orgOpens in New Window


Watch Board of Education Meetings Here

New Rochelle Board of Education meetings are streamed live here. When the public portion of the meeting begins, typically at 7 p.m., a link will appear on the page that says, "In Progress: View Event." Click on that to view.

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the Linda E. Kelly Theater of New Rochelle High School, near the entrance at Braemar and North avenues.

Past meetings can be viewed here.

Congratulations Valedictorian and Salutatorian!

 New Rochelle High School has announced that senior Abigail Kazakov is the Class of 2020 valedictorian and Stephen Bartell is the Salutatorian.  

“Please join me in congratulating these two outstanding students,” said Interim Principal Joseph Starvaggi. “We are proud of Abigail and Stephen for consistently pursuing academic excellence and for being stellar examples of New Rochelle High School achievement.”

Both students show a range of interests. Kazakov plans to enter the medical field, considering a career in internal medicine or possibly dermatology.

“I’ve always been fascinated by it,” she said.

She is a member of the National Honor Society, secretary of the school’s Spanish Honor Society (for which she also served as a tutor) and a member of the Math Honor Society. In other interests, she plays tennis and practices taekwondo. She has played piano for 12 years, preferring Baroque and Romantic periods.

She said she appreciates the passion of Romantic-era composers such as Chopin and Rachmaninoff.

“When you play their pieces, it’s like a story that you’re telling,” she said.

Bartell plans to major in math in college, possibly with a minor in economics as he explores possible careers. He is president of the Math Honor Society and a member of the National Honor Society and the English Honor Society. He is also active on the Math Team and the school’s chapter of Junior State of America, an organization that helps develop leadership and debating skills.

To unwind from the rigor of mathematics, he plays the flute, preferring Baroque, jazz and blues.

“It’s nice to unplug and be a little more expressive,” he said.

Interim Superintendent Dr. Magda Parvey joined in praising the seniors.

“These two students exemplify the high-quality education our District provides,” she said. “We congratulate them and we look forward to their future accomplishments.”

In Our Schools

Follow-Up Questions

The District makes an effort to follow up on questions that are asked or submitted at Board of Education regular and Town Hall meetings but that remain unanswered in the meetings. Find the questions and answers here.

Board of Education Meeting, March 26, 2019 

Board of Education Meeting, Feb. 26, 2019 

Board of Education Meeting, Jan. 29, 2019 

Town Hall, Jan. 22, 2019 

Board of Education Meeting, Dec. 18, 2018 

Town Hall, Nov. 14, 2018 "Restorative Practices" 

Find questions and answers organized by category in the "Questions & Answers" section under "About Us"

District Events

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  • NYSSMA Winter Conference

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  • NRHS Ajkun-Nutcracker Ballet

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Q&A From Town Hall on Safety and Security

The District is providing answers to the questions submitted and raised at the February 25 Board of Education Town Hall meeting on Safety and Security, held in Isaac E. Young Middle School. Here you will find questions that were answered at the meeting as well as those that were submitted but were not addressed because of time constraints.

Questions and Answers 

Watch the meeting here

Take our Survey on the Next NRHS Principal

Please take this brief survey on the skills and experiences the next permanent New Rochelle High School principal should possess. The City School District of New Rochelle  has retained consultants School Leadership LLC to conduct a search for candidates. The results will help guide School Leadership and the District in the search.

Principal survey in English

Principal survey in Spanish






Mission Statement

The City School District of New Rochelle, through an active partnership amongst community, parents, staff and students, will provide a high quality and challenging education for every child, in a safe, nurturing environment that embraces our rich diversity and drives our success.