Monthly Archives: May 2013

TED Talk Video: Math Class Needs a Makeover (Dan Meyer)

This incredible TED Talk video by Dan Meyer encapsulate many of the reasons that the Math Common Core has been embraced.  It is worth watching as we seek to better understand the shifts that are coming our way and why … Continue reading

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2013 Senior Reflective Conference Day Schedule – Friday May 31

2013 Senior Reflective Conference Day Schedule Friday, May 31 – C Day Morning Class Schedule Forty-minute classes; five minutes passing                Block 1 — 7:20-8:00 Block 2 — 8:05-8:45 Block 3 -– 8:50-9:30 Block 4 — 9:35-10:15 Afternoon Conference Schedule   11:10-11:25 Conference 1 11:30-11:45 Conference 2 11:50-12:05 Conference 3 12:10-12:25 Conference 4 … Continue reading

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I hope everyone had a restful and relaxing long weekend.  I also hope you took time to reflect on and express appreciation to those who have served in the armed forces and given their lives to earn us the incredible … Continue reading

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MacKenzie Wright Wins the RBTL Stars of Tomorrow Contest

Congratulations to junior MacKenzie Wright who competed last night and won The Rochester Broadway Theatre League’s Stars of Tomorrow New York City Bound competition held at the auditorium theatre.MacKenzie will head to New York City at the end of June to compete in … Continue reading

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Athena Band Students Honored

Four Athena band students participated in the NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) Solo Festival this past weekend held at Odyssey Academy.  All of these students performed solos, played scales from memory and sight read music in order to be considered … Continue reading

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Track Team Update from Coach Scott

    Lots to report… follow the link: http://trojantrack.blogspot.com/ Congratulations to all coaches and student-athletes for the continued success!

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Staff Update – Week 37

This time of year our work becomes very challenging.  Many of our students do not seem to want to learn.  Abraham Lincoln once said, “I am slow to learn and slow to forget that which I have learned.  My mind … Continue reading

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New TED Video by Ken Robinson: How to Escape Education’s Death Valley

Another fantastically thought provoking TED Talk from Ken Robinson!

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Great Video: We Are All Daniel Cui

A great story about how students can bond together and stand up for what is right.  Another great resource to share with your students.

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Great Video: “This Line is Mine”

Consider sharing this video with your students… a really powerful and relevant presentation of why our students must choose on which side of the line they will stand.

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