AC in the News – Spring 2016

Posted on April 21st, 2016 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.

Bright Spot: Allendale Columbia Students Jump Rope and Shoot Hoops for Heart
April 18th, 2016

This 13WHAM Bright Spot features Lower and Middle School students at Allendale Columbia who recently raised money for the American Heart Association. The students were able to raise more than $10,000 as part of the Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart programs. Click here to see!


Allendale Columbia School to Host Open House
April 18th, 2016

This Brighton-Pittsford Post article encourages readers to attend AC’s next open house, taking place from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 26th. Click here to read more!



A Bottom-Up Approach to S.T.E.M. Education
Spring 2016

This article highlights the all-female team of former corporate engineers that has joined forces as S.T.E.M. educators at Allendale Columbia School. Implementing instructional programs starting in Lower School grades has yielded remarkable results in effectively developing S.T.E.M. fluency, design thinking, and strategic innovation in this bottom-up approach to real-world engineering education.Click here to read more.


Photo of the Day
March 16th, 2016

Work by AC student Matthew Duver was recently featured as a Time Warner Cable News Photo of the Day. Click here to see Matthew’s photo and here to see other images featured by this news network.


TEDxRochester and TEDxFlourCity Are on Life Support
March 2016

While some local TEDx events are in jeopardy, according to this article AC’s licensed TEDx event, TEDxAllendaleColumbiaSchool, is going strong. Click here to read more!



Special Santas Program
January 2016

Several Post papers (such as the Webster, Penfield, Gates-Chili, Greece, Victor, Brighton-Pittsford, Henrietta, Irondequoit, and Fairport-East Rochester Post) included a photo spread featuring AC kindergarten students as they shopped for items to donate to Hillside’s Special Santas Program. Click here to see!


Rochester Museum & Science Center to Honor Educators, Organizations
December 22nd, 2015

This article discusses the Rochester Museum & Science Center S.T.E.M. Awards ceremony, through which the RMSC highlights local area educators and organizations that are making a difference and teaching the community about the important opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math. Sue Sorrentino, Donna Chaback, and Kathy Irvine from the Allendale Columbia Lower School S.T.E.M. Team were recognized as part of the Leadership Awards in the S.T.E.M. Education category. Click here to read more.



Bright Spot: A Lesson in Giving
December 14th, 2015

13WHAM offered a Bright Spot salute to AC kindergarteners as the students spent the proceeds from their bake sale on gifts for children served by the Hillside Family of Agencies’ Special Santas Program. The students raised more than $1,200 while learning about the importance of community service. Click here to see!


On the Move
December 14th, 2015

The Democrat and Chronicle announces the appointment of Shannon Baudo to the position of Director of Enrollment Management and Financial Aid, Tina Duver to the position of Assistant Head of Middle School, and Ryan Burke to the position of Head of Middle and Upper Schools in this posting. Click here to see!


Notable Names
November 26th, 2015

The Fairport-East Rochester Post announces the appointment of Ryan Burke as Head of Middle and Upper Schools in this article!


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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