On Wednesday, August 26th the Marine Corps Recruiting station in Albany worked with the RFA Varsity Football team during its practice at the RFA Stadium. Marine Major Mastin Robeson, commanding officer, along with 6 fellow Marines spoke to the team before setting out on the field for drills.
On Monday, August 25th Superintendent of Schools, Jeff Simons had the opportunity to speak to new teachers at New Teacher Boot Camp. He discussed the importance of collaboration; professional development and growth; and professional conduct. "Teaching is a collaborative profession, so you need to rely on others to help you be successful... the best teachers are the best learners. The district offers significant professional development training not only through the mentoring program, Madison-Oneida BOCES and the Teacher Center but activities that we engage you in on Superintendent's Conference Day," said Simons.
The Rome City School District will be holding a Bus Safety Education Orientation for kindergarteners and parents/guardians on Tuesday, September 1st and Thursday, September 3rd from 3-5 p.m. The orientation is voluntary and will take place at the Clough/Early Childhood School - bus loop, 409 Bell Road.
Staff click on the graphic for the Superintendent's Days Conference Schedule.
Gator Camp is an early childhood initiative targeting students entering Kindergarten. It is designed around theme-based learning and introduces students to letter sounds, social skills, and pre writing through integrated sensory activities and music. The four-week camp brings students to Gansevoort two days a week to acclimate them to the school environment and day to day routine, giving them a heads up before the start of the school year.
The Rome City School District Athletic Department is launching a new program called, Three Sport Athlete. Michael Stamboly, Athletic Director for the District designed the new logo (shown on t-shirt). It represents a Triple Threat or 3 sport athlete.
On August 20th Governor Andrew Cuomo visited the Mohawk Valley to announce that thousands of jobs are coming to our area and over $2 billion in private investment. "The Mohawk Valley is beginning an economic revolution around nanotechnology, and I am excited to see the region take off and thrive, both today and in the years ahead,” said Governor Cuomo. What is the Rome City School District doing to prepare students for this impact on our region?