Eighteen students from the Madison-Oneida BOCES Career and Technical Education program visited John Joy school on January 9th to give an interactive presentation on the program they are enrolled in.
Rome City School District Instructional Coaches Mark Ranieri, Stacey Tiller, and Paula Gilroy facilitated a professional development training for Rome Free Academy co-teachers on Thursday, January 5th. Topics included instruction, communication, planning, and grading/assessment within the co-teaching model.
Rome Free Academy will present its 2017 musical Cabaret Saturday, January 7th at 7:30 p.m. in the RFA Auditorium. The performance will feature a variety of musical theater pieces by current RFA students and alumni
(a FREE developmental Early Childhood Program)
John Joy Elementary held a Career/Trade kickoff event on December 20th for 3rd and 4th graders Special guest was Jacob DiBari who spoke about Positively Rome and talk about his job in solar energy. After the guest speaker, the 3rd and 4th graders interviewed RFA Seniors (Joy Alumni) on preparing for their future careers.
Rebekah Kippen, Staley Upper Elementary 5th grader in Mrs. Brement’s class understands the spirit of giving. In November, she read an article in the Rome Sentinel that the Rome Rescue Mission was short on hams for Christmas.