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First day of school for several local districts

On Tuesday morning, children from many local districts will be waking up to get ready for their first day of school.

In Victor, students in grades 1 through 12 have their first day of classes. Pre-K and kindergarten students start on Wednesday.

All grades in Brighton, Rush Henrietta, and Webster go back to school on Tuesday. This is a day earlier than usual for students in Webster. In past years, classes have started the Wednesday after Labor Day, instead of Tuesday.

First Day of School information

First Day of School information

Webster Central Schools:
First Day of School: Tuesday September 3, 2013 (a day earlier than previous years)

Penfield Central Schools:
First Day of School: Wednesday September 4, 2013

The Charles Finney School:
First Day of School: Wednesday September 4, 2013

Rochester Christian School:
First Day of School: Wednesday September 4, 2013

Webster Christian School:
First Day of School: Wednesday September 4, 2013

Webster Schools celebrate AP Scholar Awards

The Webster Central School District is recognizing its 296 students from Webster Schroeder and Webster Thomas who have been recognized by the College Board with Advanced Placement Scholar Awards.

The students scored an average of 4.07 out of a possible 5 on 2013 AP exams.

To see the names of the students honored, please go to www.websterschools.org

 

Mathnasium to open location in Webster

Mathnasium, a math-only learning center for kids, is opening its newest location in Webster.

The center is located in the Holt Road Wegmans Plaza and is for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade who may need to boost their math skills or need an extra challenge. In addition to math tutoring, homework
help and SAT/ACT test prep are available.

Mathnasium is holding a Grand Opening celebration on Friday August 9  from 4:00 – 7:00pm at Wegmans Plaza on Holt Rd. Mathnasium of Webster will be open for regular center hours starting Aug 12. They are open from 10:00a.m. to 7:00p.m.on Monday-Thursday and 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. on Fridays.

Kelly Zielke appointed as assistant principal at Mendon High School

The Board of Education in the Pittsford school district has appointed Kelly Zielke as assistant principal at Mendon High School.
 
Zielke most recently served as a computer and math teacher at the secondary level and as the substitute assistant principal at Webster Thomas High School.
 
Zielke received her Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Geneseo, her Master of Science in Education from Nazareth College and she also earned a School District and School Building Leadership administrative certificate from the University of Rochester’s Warner School.  
 

Seven Webster fifth-graders are honored for citizenship

Seven Webster fifth-graders are honored for citizenship

he Webster Retired Educators Association bestows a fifth-grader at each of Webster Central School District’s seven elementary schools with a Citizenship Award. Students achieving the honor exhibit the qualities of service, scholarship, leadership and sportsmanship. They are reliable, dependable, courteous, polite, respected, respectful, trustworthy, responsible, kind and considerate of others.

This year’s honorees are Renee Taillie, DeWitt Road Elementary School; Lia Kowalski, Schlegel Road Elementary School; Julia Cook, State Road Elementary School; Caitlyn Parsons, Klem Road North Elementary School; Ryan Shevchuk, Klem Road South Elementary School; Russell Harrison, Plank Road North Elementary School; and Ariana Gates, Plank Road South Elementary School.

Henderson Ford & Partners Holding 3rd Annual Book Drive for School 52

Henderson Ford & Partners Holding 3rd Annual Book Drive for School 52

 

Henderson Ford and business partners are asking the community to help fill a Ford Escape with books that will be donated to students at Rochester City School #52, Frank Fowler Dow Elementary School.