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All in at East

All in at East

November 16, 2017

In 2014, a Rochester high school was on the brink of closure. Since then, a partnership with the University has helped East High School to forge a new culture and commitment to revival.

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East High: Amid change, challenges persist

East High: Amid change, challenges persist

November 15, 2017

In this episode of the Quadcast, host Sandra Knispel speaks with members of the East High community to find out how far the school, the students, and the University partnership have come in the last two years.

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East High School’s vision care program teaches and heals  

East High School’s vision care program teaches and heals  

October 27, 2017

“It’s amazing, but a lot of the kids don’t realize they can’t see.” Logan Newman has seen many students get their first pair of glasses through an innovative program that trains East High students for careers in the optical field while providing vision care services for their fellow students.

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URMC’s SMILEmobile serves students at East High

URMC’s SMILEmobile serves students at East High

October 11, 2017

The SMILEmobile—a self-contained traveling dental clinic—is wheelchair-accessible and designed to reach underserved or hard-to-reach populations.

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East High: Education professor sees an environment in transition

East High: Education professor sees an environment in transition

October 11, 2017

Joanne Larson takes academic-scientific knowledge of best practices directly to East High’s classrooms, support staff, administrators, and teachers. She says the school feels “180 degrees different.”

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School of Nursing staffs health care facility at East High

School of Nursing staffs health care facility at East High

October 10, 2017

More than 1,100 students at East enrolled in the free program in the 2016-17 school year, accessing comprehensive physical and mental health services on the school campus.

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East High School student experiment headed for space station

East High School student experiment headed for space station

August 11, 2017

Students at East High School had their science experiment chosen by a national competition, and they’ll see their experiment take off for the International Space Station.

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High schoolers come face-to-face with fruit flies

High schoolers come face-to-face with fruit flies

May 24, 2017

Students from Rochester’s East High School got a sense of how startling science can be when they spent the day in the lab with professors and researchers from the Department of Biology.

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East High to send experiment to Space Station

East High to send experiment to Space Station

January 5, 2017

East High School in Rochester has been selected as a participating school for Mission 11 to the International Space Station. Student researchers De’Aunte Johnson, Binti Mohamed, and Tailor Davis will have their experiment flown to the space station in June.

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Kearns Center to expand services to Rochester middle-school students

Kearns Center to expand services to Rochester middle-school students

July 21, 2016

A $1.2 million Talent Search grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable academic services for upwards of 500 RCSD students each year via College Prep Centers at East High School and Vanguard Collegiate High School.

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