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  • Board of Education Hires New Assistant Superintendent for Business

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (July 29, 2019) – The City School District of New Rochelle has appointed Gregory W. Kern as the new Assistant Superintendent for Business. The Board of Education approved Kern’s appointment at its meeting tonight. He officially begins the position with the School District on or before October 1, 2019.

    Kern currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Finance at the Newburgh Enlarged City School District, a position he has held since 2016. He has also served as Assistant Superintendent for Administration at the Enlarged City School District of Middletown; and as the Assistant Superintendent for Business at the Washingtonville Central School District. In addition, he has served in administrative positions with the Greater Southern Tier BOCES, Amherst (NY) Central School District, Newark (NY) Central School District and Medina (NY) Central School District.

    He has overseen several major bond construction programs including one for $100 million for the Elmira City School District while he was at BOCES and a recently passed $257 million bond project in Newburgh.

    “We are looking forward to Mr. Kern bringing his extensive administrative background, leading business offices within school districts for the past 16 years,” said Interim Superintendent Dr. Magda Parvey. “This experience demonstrates that he is an excellent fit for New Rochelle as our next Assistant Superintendent for Business.”

    In his latest position in Newburgh, Kern oversees a general fund budget of $282 million in a school district with a student population of 11,500.

    “Mr. Kern has the experience of working in large school districts and will help continue the District’s efforts to maximize value for our taxpayers while also prioritizing education for our students,” Board of Education President Amy Moselhi said.

    Kern is a member of the Newburgh school district superintendent’s cabinet, working closely with other assistant superintendents as well as curriculum, pupil services and human resources.

    “I am excited to come to the City School District of New Rochelle and join this leadership team,” Kern said. “I am eager to get started and support the District’s efforts to remain fiscally sensitive while providing great educational value for our students.”

    About the City School District of New Rochelle
    With nearly 11,000 students in 10 schools, the City School District of New Rochelle, through an active partnership amongst community, parents, staff and students, provides a high-quality and challenging education for every child, in a safe, nurturing environment that embraces rich diversity and drives success.

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  • New Rochelle Schools Reach Tentative Agreement with FUSE Union

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (July 9, 2019) – The Board of Education of the City School District of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Federation of United School Employees (FUSE), the union representing teachers, other pedagogic staff and school-related professionals, are pleased to announce that the parties have reached a tentative settlement for a successor agreement.

    The agreement is subject to ratification by the Union membership and the Board, which the parties anticipate occurring in the early fall.

    The District and FUSE are excited to have reached a settlement that benefits all and demonstrates the deep appreciation the District holds for its teachers, other pedagogic staff and school-related professionals. All are looking forward to a productive 2019-2020 school year.

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  • New Rochelle School Board Leadership Named

    Moselhi Chosen as President, Warhit as Vice President

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (July 5, 2019) – New Rochelle Board of Education chose its leadership Tuesday, July 2, naming Amy Moselhi President and Paul Warhit Vice President. The selections came at the annual reorganizational meeting, at which new members William Iannuzzi and Valarie D. Williams were also sworn in.

    Moselhi served the past year as Board Vice President with President Jeffrey Hastie, who did not run for re-election when his term was up this spring.

    Moselhi and Warhit were both elected to the Board in 2017.

    “It is a great honor to serve in the capacity of President of the Board of Education for the City School District of New Rochelle,” Moselhi said after taking the oath of office at the meeting in Central Administration. “It is a responsibility that I take very seriously and that I hope I will fulfill in a way that makes each and every member of the city confident that your voices have been heard and that your concerns are always a part of the fabric in the decisions that we make.”

    A civil engineer by trade, Moselhi is Chief Executive of United Structure Solution, a Brooklyn firm that designs and installs high-end ornamental metal work and glass. Warhit is a past president of Devonshire Discount Tire & Auto Centers.

    Williams is a teacher and K-12 reading specialist in the Greenburgh Central School District. Iannuzzi serves as Director of Programs for the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Rochelle.

    The Board’s nine members serve five-year terms.

    About the City School District of New Rochelle
    With nearly 11,000 students in 10 schools, the City School District of New Rochelle, through an active partnership amongst community, parents, staff and students, provides a high-quality and challenging education for every child, in a safe, nurturing environment that embraces rich diversity and drives success.

    City School District of New Rochelle
  • 2019 Graduation Ceremony

    The NRHS Graduation Ceremony will start at 5pm and be outside on McKenna Field!

     

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  • New Rochelle High School Senior Awards

    Members of the Class of 2019 were awarded hundreds of scholarships, trophies, certificates and other prizes in the New Rochelle High School Senior Awards Assembly and Senior Awards Ceremony. Both ceremonies were held in the Whitney M. Young Jr. Auditorium. Find the honorees here:

    The following link opens a list of the students who received awards in the Senior Awards Assembly held Friday, June 14 at 9:30 a.m.

     

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     The following link opens a list of the students who received awards in the Senior Awards Ceremony held Monday, June 17 at 7 p.m.

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     Two faculty members received the Donald J. Conetta Service Award. They were:

    • Joel Fridovich, who is retiring as Director of the Alternative Campus High School
    • Deborah Minchin, New Rochelle High School social studies teacher

               

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Calendar of Events

  • Labor Day Holiday

    District Closed

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  • Opening Day - Staff Only

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  • BOE - Regular Meeting & Public Hearing

    NRHS, LEK Theatre

    6:00 p.m.

    7:15 Public Hearing on Proposed Amended 1920-2020 District-Wide School Safety Plan

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  • IEYMS Start Times

    Grade 6 - 8:30 a.m.

    Grade 7 - 9:30 a.m.

    Grade 8 - 11:00 a.m.

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  • ALMS Start Times

    Grade 8 - 8:30 a.m.

    Grade 7 - 9:30 a.m.

    Grade 6 - 10:30 a.m.

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