Posted on December 20th, 2018 by Allendale Columbia School
by Kate Western
On Tuesday, visitors from Rochester’s sister city of El Sauce, Nicaragua, met with Middle and Upper School Spanish classes to raise awareness of the existing needs of Nicaraguan children. Marta Rojas and Ashley Sullivan, a Hilton native, both live in El Sauce, and they have dedicated their lives to making an impact on children of need in their community through the Ciudad Hermana (Sister City) Scholarship Project. (more…)
You may have noticed the signs on the AC gallery wall: the art department and other AC teachers are participating in International Dot Day, which is September 15th this year (it’s a Sunday, so we’ll observe it on Monday, September 16th).
This celebration of creativity, individuality, and “making your mark” worldwide is inspired by the book The Dot by Peter Reynolds. (It is also available in video format). Every art student in grades K-12, among others, will create artwork for Dot Day, to be displayed in the AC gallery. You can check out our Pinterest Board for the project for a little inspiration. We will be making announcements at lunch to explain what the day means as well.