AC in the News – December 2014!

Posted on December 18th, 2014 by klapa

The 2014-2015 school year is off to a great start at Allendale Columbia School! Already this year AC has been featured in a number of news outlets, providing an opportunity to showcase our position as a cure for the Common Core in front of a wide range of audiences! Highlights are included below; we hope you enjoy reading about some of the great things happening at AC! *Please note that the clips below will display best on desktop or laptop computers as opposed to mobile devices.


House Bridges Nations
November 20th, 2014

This Brighton-Pittsford Post cover story features the ribbon cutting for Allendale Columbia School’s second house for international students. Included are photos of Head of School Mick Gee, Bob and Amy Tait who played key roles in this initiative, House Parent Eleanor Sparagana, and many of our international students. Click here to see the full article.

Scholastic Arts Spotlight: Sage Melcher
November 17th, 2014

AC senior Sage Melcher is featured in this Scholastic Arts Spotlight on! The television news story highlights Sage’s musical accomplishments, such as performing with Les Paul and at the Rochester Fringe Festival, and includes comments from AC’s Music Department Chair Lisa Barnes. Click here to see the full story!

Riveros Credits Mentors for Hispanic Business Award
September 25th, 2014

This Democrat and Chronicle article highlights Mauricio Riveros, executive vice president at The Pike Co. and AC parent and board member, who recently won the Hispanic Business Person of the Year Award. The article outlines Mauricio’s many contributions to the community and his appreciation for   all the people who mentored him along the way. Click here to read the full article and join us in congratulating Mauricio!

Allendale Columbia School Opens a Second International House
September 23rd, 2014

13 WHAM featured several stories about Allendale Columbia School’s opening of a second house for international students, including footage from the ribbon cutting ceremony as well as photos of the new house! Click here to see Don Alhart’s coverage (at the 19:48 mark), click here to see Norma Holland’s coverage (at the 9:07 mark), and click here to see an online story from their evening newscast.

Introducing AC’s New Assistant Director of Development
September 2014

Emily Gillette was featured in several publications, having recently been appointed Allendale Columbia School’s Assistant Director of Development. In this role, Emily is responsible for managing AC’s annual fund, special event planning, and maintaining relationships with alumni. Read more about Emily by viewing the articles from The Daily Record, RocDocs, and the Democrat and Chronicle.

We’re doing so many exciting and interesting things here at AC and look forward to sharing more media coverage with you in the future!

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