AC’s Virtual Holiday Breakfast 2020

Posted on December 22nd, 2020 by Amelia Fitzsimmons

Grab a cup of coffee, relax in your favorite chair and relive happy memories from holidays past as you watch the recording of this year’s AC Holiday Breakfast!

0:00 – Wind Ensemble
0:30 – Welcome (Shannon Baudo)
2:33 – Lifer Speech (Cynara Nelson)
3:33 – Kindergarten Intro (Linden Oliveri)
4:32 – Kindergarten “Up on the Housetop”
6:54 – Lifer Speech (Victoria Edwards)
8:26 – Lower School Intro (Leighanna DeWitt)
8:58 – Lower School “3 Rounds for Peace”
11:53 – Lifer Speech (Alicia Strader)
12:53 – Lifer Speech (Gregory Castellano)
13:25 – Middle School Intro (Calla Schwartz)
14:02 – Middle School Chorus “Winter Wonderland”
16:36 – Lifer Speech (Brynn Peters)
18:41 – Storytime with Mrs. Baudo “The Wish Tree”
23:21 – Lifer Speech (McKenna Shearing)
24:23 – Wind Ensemble Intro (Zoe Crego)
24:47 – Wind Ensemble “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”
27:54 – Lifer Speech (Marlin Bassett)
29:57 – Upper School Chorus Intro (Mary Cotter)
30:20 – Upper School Chorus “Sleigh Ride”
33:19 – Lifer Speech (Amaja Elliot)
34:12- Lifer Speech (Jack Wheeler)
34:27 – Dona Nobis Pacem
37:28 – Closing Remarks (Shannon Baudo)
38:46 – Credits

Please join us by spreading cheer and making a gift to AC today.

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Record a Video of Dona Nobis Pacem for Holiday Breakfast

Posted on December 7th, 2020 by acsrochester

Each year, we typically conclude our Holiday Breakfast with a group sing of Dona Nobis Pacem, and while we cannot physically be together this year, we are hoping that we can include some of our families in a special rendition of this song! If you would like to participate, please submit a video recording of you and/or your family. You can access the instructions and materials you’ll need for creating the recording below.

Download the accompaniment guide track here

Download the sheet music here

Submit your video here

The deadline for video submissions is Friday, December 11th!

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Thanks & Giving Celebration

Posted on November 19th, 2020 by acsrochester

Please join us at our Thanks & Giving Celebration by making an online donation to support impactful, in-person learning at AC. Challenge donations will match what we raise between 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 19th and 7:00 p.m. Friday, November 20th, up to a total of $25,000! 

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AC Alumni Honor Veterans

Posted on November 11th, 2020 by acsrochester

In honor of Veterans Day, AC Alumni Board member Bryan Perkins ’97 sat down with AC graduate and military veteran Matt Zeller ’00 to discuss how Allendale Columbia School prepared Matt for life after AC. Thank you to the men and women who have bravely served in the Armed Forces, including many members of our AC community.

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AC Alumna, Lexi Williams ’11, Nationally Syndicated Op-Ed

Posted on October 2nd, 2020 by acsrochester

At AC, we teach about discourse, dialogue and finding your own voice. One of our 2011 graduates, Lexi Williams was featured in USA Today and the Rochester D&C for an op-ed piece she wrote.

Click here to read the article.

Posted in: AC in the News, Alumni News

Alumni Town Hall Meeting Tuesday, December 17th

Posted on November 20th, 2019 by acsrochester

Join Co-chairs of the Board, Ann Balderston and Richard Yates, and Board members representing the AC alumni community, including AC Alumni Association President Bridgette Rivers ’81, at an AC Alumni Town Hall on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. EST.

This event provides AC alumni with the opportunity to hear a live update on the progress the school has made over the last six months and ask questions.
We welcome all alumni who can attend in person to join us, and those who live outside the area to view the Town hall via a live stream link.

 

The Board welcomes questions submitted in advance through the AC Alumni Office.

 

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Friday Night Fiesta!

Posted on October 16th, 2019 by acsrochester

Join us for authentic Mexican food and our signature sangria as we celebrate AC’s independence and progress towards our financial goals. The evening will feature a guacamole bar, salsa lessons, and a mixology class to learn to make the perfect margarita! This is a great opportunity to have fun with friends, raise additional money, and hear about what is happening at AC.

Friday, November 1st
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Allendale Columbia Dining Commons

$35 per person
Drinks, tapas, and classes included
Attire: business casual and colorful!

RSVP by: October 25th

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Friday Night Fiesta

Posted on October 8th, 2019 by acsrochester

Friday Night Fiesta

Thanks to our 170 guests at the November 1st Friday Night Fiesta
we raised $29,300!

Co-Chair of the AC Board of Trustees, Ann Balderston,
shared much good news about the School’s progress,
including the announcement of a $1 million gift!

 

Look for news about another possible event in the spring. 
 Friday Night Fiesta

 


Couldn’t make it to the Fiesta but want to donate?
You can donate anytime!

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