AC in the News – March 2015!

Posted on March 31st, 2015 by klapa

Allendale Columbia School has recently 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.



News10NBC’s Scholar Athlete of the Week
March 11th, 2015

AC senior Emily Yax was recently featured as News10NBC’s Scholar Athlete of the Week. In addition to playing three sports, Emily maintains a high GPA and serves as captain of AC’s Science Bowl team which has qualified for the national competition. Click here to see the full story!



Our Towns
March 6th, 2015

A photo of AC’s Upper School Science Bowl Team was featured in the Democrat and Chronicle after winning the regional Science Bowl competition and qualifying for the national competition in Washington, D.C. Click here to see the photo!



Students Work to Save Rochester Science Fair
March 1st, 2015

AC seventh graders Liza Cotter and Matthew Duver were highlighted in this television news story for their efforts to save Rochester’s Science Fair. When they heard the fair might not happen this year, the students took matters into their own hands, helping to get the word out about the event so that area students could have the opportunity to participate. The story also features interviews from FIRST LEGO League Coach Jim Cotter and AC faculty member Tina Duver. Click here to see!



Scottsville Native Goes Backstage at SNL
February 20th, 2015

Alison Castle, a 1991 AC graduate, got exclusive back-stage access throughout most of “Saturday Night Live’s” 39th season while working on a book titled “Saturday Night Live.” The book combines never-before-seen archival photographs with a season-by-season breakdown. As part of this experience, Alison had the chance to catch up with former cast member Kristen Wiig, who also attended AC. Click here to read the full Democrat and Chronicle article.



Grandparents and Special Friends Day at AC
February 13th, 2015

The Brighton-Pittsford Post featured a series of photos from this year’s Grandparents Day at Allendale Columbia School. Photos show students working with their grandparents and special friends to complete projects as part of this special AC tradition. Click here to see!


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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