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INSIDE THE FLX: Local music educator Dan Hacker talks marching in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Local music educator Dan Hacker talks marching in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (podcast)
In a matter of hours — longtime local music educator Dan Hacker will march with the Band Directors Marching Band in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. That appearance, nearly six years in the making, will ... more
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Auburn Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo announces retirement

School leaders frustrated with remote learning, looming standardized tests this spring
Jeffrey Pirozzolo, Superintendent of the Auburn Enlarged City School District, announced his retirement effective January 5, 2025. His announcement during the Board of Education meeting on January 9 allows for a comprehensive search for his ... more
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Clyde-Savannah HS students bring festive joy with community day

Clyde-Savannah HS students bring festive joy with community day
In a heartwarming display of community spirit, Clyde-Savannah High School students spent Friday, December 22, spreading holiday cheer across Clyde and Savannah during their Community Day event. The students engaged in various activities, showcasing their ... more
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FLCC student Laura Lopez wins annual wine label design contest

FLCC student Laura Lopez wins annual wine label design contest
Laura Lopez, a graphic design student at Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) from Colombia, has won the annual wine label design contest for the college's 2023 wine vintages. Her winning design, titled "Fresca Leyenda" (Spanish ... more
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Newark elementary school community rallies to support local families during holidays

Newark elementary school community rallies to support local families during holidays
Students, staff, and parents at Perkins School have come together to spread holiday cheer to families in need through a donation drive. Kindergarten through second graders collaborated in collecting 140 non-perishable food items, along with ... more
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Southern Cayuga Cougars: School selects new mascot nickname

Southern Cayuga Cougars: School selects new mascot nickname
The Southern Cayuga School District has announced the selection of 'Cougars' as its new mascot nickname, following a comprehensive community engagement process. Superintendent Patrick Jensen shared in a community letter that the decision came after ... more
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Watkins Glen Youth Robotics team qualifies for state championship again

Watkins Glen Youth Robotics team qualifies for state championship again
Watkins Glen's youth robotics team, Mechanical Meltdown, has once again demonstrated its prowess in the field of robotics by qualifying for the prestigious Excelsior Regional Championship for the seventh consecutive year. Since its inception in ... more
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Weedsport CSD calls on residents to participate in mascot design process

Weedsport Central School faces new lawsuits as part of Child Victims Act
The Weedsport Central School District is calling on its residents to participate in the design process for its new mascot and logo. Community members have until December 29 to submit their design ideas and feedback ... more
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Weedsport CSD calls on community to develop mascot ideas: How to submit one?

Weedsport Central School faces new lawsuits as part of Child Victims Act
The Weedsport Central School District in New York is calling on its community members to contribute ideas for a new mascot logo that aligns with its recently adopted "Wolverines" nickname. In an effort to engage ... more
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Southern Cayuga CSD chooses ‘Cougars’ for namesake: Mascot to be unveiled in spring

Southern Cayuga Cougars: School selects new mascot nickname
The Southern Cayuga Central School District in New York is set to adopt a new mascot, with voters in the district choosing "Cougars" to replace the previous "Chiefs" mascot. This decision comes in response to ... more
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Trista Nicolo appointed new assistant principal at Wayne Elementary School

Trista Nicolo appointed new assistant principal at Wayne Elementary School
Trista Nicolo, a seasoned educator from Rochester, NY, has been named the new Assistant Principal at Wayne Elementary and Wayne Primary Schools. Bringing over 15 years of experience in the educational sector, Nicolo is recognized ... more
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Crafting Your Narrative: Top 5 Tips for Writing a Compelling Personal Essay

Crafting Your Narrative: Top 5 Tips for Writing a Compelling Personal Essay
When you are crafting your narrative, you must do your best to tell a story and use all of the necessary tips and tricks to inspire your target audience. If you are writing this type ... more
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Wayne Central students joins global effort to set sport stacking world record

Wayne Central students joins global effort to set sport stacking world record
Students from Wayne Central School District Elementary and Primary Schools have joined forces with peers worldwide to set a new world record in sport stacking. The event, organized between November 14 and 16, 2023, saw ... more
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Essential skills that students need to be successful

Essential skills that students need to be successful
As the world of work and school changes, students face problems that require more than just classroom skills. Understanding your schoolwork is very important, but it's not the only thing that makes you successful these ... more
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Wayne Central welcomes 42 new members of National Honor Society

Wayne Central welcomes 42 new members of National Honor Society
In a recent ceremony, Wayne Central School District proudly inducted 42 students into its chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS), recognizing their academic and personal achievements. The NHS, a prestigious organization, selects students not ... more
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TC3 sees enrollment surge: How are community colleges rebounding?

TC3 sees enrollment surge: How are community colleges rebounding?
Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) has reported a significant increase in student enrollment, defying national trends of declining college attendance. The college, located in Dryden, New York, saw a 6.3% increase in overall enrollment from ... more
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Nutrition Habits to Fuel Your Writing Journey

Nutrition Habits to Fuel Your Writing Journey
Have you ever found yourself in front of your computer, staring at a blank document struggling to piece together your thoughts? Has it been difficult to maintain focus while drafting an important essay? It wouldn't ... more
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Sally Cotter & The Prisoner of Ala Katraz at South Seneca HS

Sally Cotter & The Prisoner of Ala Katraz at South Seneca HS
Step into the magical world of Frogbull Academy as the South Seneca Falcon Players bring you the tale of Sally Cotter & The Prisoner of Ala Katraz, a parody of a much-loved series of wizard books!  ... more
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Marion S. Whelan School of Practical Nursing ranks high among New York LPN programs

Marion S. Whelan School of Practical Nursing ranks high among New York LPN programs
The Marion S. Whelan School of Practical Nursing (MSWSPN) has been recognized as one of the top Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs in New York State. In a recent ranking by PracticalNursing.org, MSWSPN secured the ... more
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SUNY Corning student excels in NASA scholars program

SUNY Corning student excels in NASA scholars program
Cameron Jensen, a sophomore engineering sciences major at SUNY Corning Community College, has distinguished himself by participating in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program. Jensen's involvement in the program is a testament to ... more
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Canandaigua CSD launches inaugural school-based food pantry

Canandaigua CSD launches inaugural school-based food pantry
In a significant step to combat food insecurity among families, the Canandaigua School District, in collaboration with several local organizations, has opened its first school-based food pantry. Named "SpotMart," this initiative is spearheaded by the ... more
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