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What's on your school district ballot?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Residents in the Rochester-area suburbs will vote Tuesday on their school districts' annual spending plans and candidates for board of education. Only one ...

Deputy temporarily assigned to Penfield High School after March investigation  WHEC

May 01, 2019 08:19 AM. PENFIELD, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is taking extra security precautions in response to what they are calling ...

Deputy assigned to Penfield High School after reports of a verbal threat  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N. Y. – A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy will be on patrol at Penfield High School until further notice after multiple reports of a verbal threat made by a ...

Section V scores for Tuesday, May 21: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Tuesday, May 21 and schedule for May 22.

Deputies: Threat 'not credible' at Penfield High School  WHEC

A threat at the Penfield High School was deemed no credible Thursday...

Webster woman ticketed for car accident near Penfield High School  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N. Y. (WHAM) - An 88-year-old man is battling serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle in Penfield last week. Monroe County Sheriff's Office ...

Penfield High School releases honor rolls - News  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School announced the students named to its high honor and honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2018-19 academic year.Seniors named to the ...

Penfield High School announces second quarter honor rolls

Penfield High School recently announced the students named to hits high honor and honor rolls for the second quarter of the 2018-19 academic year.

Nazareth College highlighting area high school artists - News

Shared Spaces” — presented by the Nazareth College Department of Art — is showcasing work by more than 50 local high school art teachers and students in a ...

Penfield High School announces 3rd-quarter honor rolls  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School announced the students named to the high honor and honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2018-19 academic year.Twelfth-graders ...

High school scores for Monday, May 20: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Monday, May 20 and schedule for May 21.

Man struck in front of Penfield High School earlier this month dies  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Richard Menga, 88, died after being struck by a vehicle on Five Mile Line Road.

Top-ranked Bishop Kearney defeats Penfield in Section V girls basketball clash  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

It seemed accepted that Bishop Kearney had the best high school girls basketball team in Section V, even before the season started. This has turned out to be ...

Sunrise Smart Start May 1, 2019  RochesterFirst

A Monroe County sheriff's deputy is now stationed at Penfield high school as police investigate a potential threat. According to police, a threat involving a student ...

Deputies identify 88-year-old pedestrian struck in Penfield  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Richard Menga remains hospitalized and is in guarded condition after being struck by a vehicle near Penfield High School, deputies said.

Court docs: Penfield HS teacher got student drunk, had sex  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N.Y. (WHAM) - A teacher at Penfield High School was arrested by State Police on Tuesday after an investigation into a relationship with a student.

Racism at suburban schools: In students' own words  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Black students in Monroe County schools talk about being underestimated, the N-word and discussions about slavery.

Penfield High School dance team to hold dance showcase  Monroe County Post

The Penfield High School dance team will hold their 14th Annual Dance Showcase from 7 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 19 on the auditorium stage at Penfield High School, ...

Former Penfield teacher Eric Brewer admits to giving alcohol to student  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A former Penfield High School teacher pleaded guilty Wednesday to unlawfully dealing with a child after he provided alcohol to the 17-year-old student last year, ...

4 Penfield High School students earn perfect scores on SAT/ACT exams  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School is celebrating four students with perfect scores on their SAT or ACT exams this year. Jasmine Kiley received a perfect score on her SAT ...

Penfield High School students in grades 9-11 receive awards at Honors Convocation  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School students were recognized at the grades nine through 11 Honors Convocation on June 5.The Bowdoin Book Award recipient was Audrey ...

There's an app for that: Penfield athletes take to their phones for working out  WHEC

January 31, 2019 11:38 PM. PENFIELD, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Cell phones are the most common item for teenagers and high school kids, so instead of trying to limit ...

A history lesson about 9/11 in Penfield classroom, from moms and dads  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N. Y. – Students in a Penfield High School classroom got a different kind of lesson on September 11, one that involved their parents.

Girls Athlete of the Week: And the winner for the week of Jan. 14-19 is...  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

This guard scored 24 points in the Patriots' win over Irondequoit.

Jazz violinist to headline Penfield Jazz Fundraiser Concerts - News  Monroe County Post

Jazz violinist Christian Howes will headline the 49th annual Penfield Jazz Fundraiser Concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 8-9 in the Penfield High School auditorium, ...

Gates Chili's Slack, Penfield's Teal announce college decisions  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

All-Greater Rochester Basketball picks Keith Slack and Baylee Teal announced their college decisions before the weekend.

Deputies: Man hit by vehicle while walking dog in Penfield  RochesterFirst

First responders have blocked off Five Mile Line Road near Penfield High School Friday morning after a crash Friday morning.

Penfield High School students, staff coping with suicide  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N.Y. - Four days after learning another classmate died by suicide, students at Penfield High School got the chance to speak while school leaders ...

Frankie Gissendanner after leaving Rider wrestling: 'I feel a lot better'  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Frankie Gissendanner, a four-time state wrestling champion at Penfield, has left Rider University and plans to transfer.

'U.S. News' Best High Schools rankings: See how your school ranked  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Seven local high schools cracked the top 100 best high schools in the state this week.

Penfield High School teacher arrested for providing alcohol to a student  Spectrum News

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should contact the State Police at (585) 279-0144.

Geneva's Fishback and Sutherland duo Thyroff and Tu win boys tennis state qualifiers  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Geneva's Ryan Fishback and Pittsford Mendon's Alan Tu and Brady Thyroff each qualified for the boys tennis state tournament at Penfield on Saturday.

5 truths and 3 lies: Here's what you missed at the Shadow Pines informational meeting  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Penfield residents have a lot of ideas about what to do with Shadow Pines.

Section V Girls Basketball Tournament seedings: Penfield, Pittsford Mendon earn top spots  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Pairings and seedings for the Section V Girls Basketball Tournament were announced on Thursday.

Penfield girls basketball cruises to a 74-34 win over Fairport  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Baylee Teal scored 19 points as Penfield defeated Fairport to improve to 2-0.

Blake Humphrey, RIT's resilient hockey recruit, carries his inspiration on his back  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

After losing his mother at age 14, Blake Humphrey has worked behind the scenes to follow his dream and commit to playing hockey for RIT.

Penfield School District healing after recent suicides  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N.Y. – That phone call is the worst phone call.It was a phone call that came not once, but four times for the Penfield High School principal in the last two ...

Student led initiative and city district can offer advice as suburban schools diversify  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Student-led initiative can point to solutions for suburban districts in their support for black and brown students.

Penfield High School announces honor rolls - News  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School recently announced its high honor and honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2017-18 academic year.Twelfth-graders named to the high ...

Section V high school scores: Wednesday, Oct. 24  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school boys and girls sports results and more for Oct. 23 and Wednesday, Oct. 24 and schedule for Oct. 25.

Photos: Penfield volleyball through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Patriots have been one of the top programs in Section V - and New York state - for both boys and girls.

Weather postpones Irondequoit-Victor football game; delays several others  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A storm moved through the Rochester region, causing lightning delays and dropping heavy rain in several communities. The Victor-Irondequoit game ...

Mr. Kevin Marriott gets Golden Apple Award  RochesterFirst

Penfield High School Student Kaya Keenan says she'll never forget her Spanish teacher, Mr. Kevin Marriott.

Penfield rallies after recent student deaths  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The school district and community are looking for solutions after recent deaths create alarm.

High school scores for Saturday, May 18: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Saturday, May 18.

Section V boys lacrosse: 5 storylines for the 2019 season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The boys lacrosse season is already underway with a few teams securing impressive victories as a new wave of talent takes over. One of the themes of last ...

Hamilton in Rochester: Andrés Forero of Penfield was show's original drummer  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Editor's note: Originally published in a longer form on June 10, 2016, when Andres Forero was the drummer for the original Broadway production of Hamilton.

Off-season? What off-season? High schools and athletes ramp up summer training  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

More schools are opening weight rooms and hiring certified trainers to work with athletes year-round and are increasing availability in the summer.

Penfield High School recognizes senior students - News  Monroe County Post

Penfield High School recently recognized Class of 2017 seniors with national, county and corporate recognitions as well as school and community, Penfield ...

Penfield High School hosting election night lock-in  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N.Y. - Penfield High School is hosting an election night lock-in Tuesday.From 7:00 p.m. to midnight, students will get the chance to watch the results, ...

NYS Ballet brings 'Alice in Wonderland' to Rochester  RochesterFirst

The New York State Ballet is presenting "Alice in Wonderland," coming up on October 13 at Penfield High School, in the auditorium there with shows at 11:00 ...

AGR Girls Soccer Team: These are the best players in Section V  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Every year the Democrat and Chronicle and local high school coaches select an all-star team for each high school varsity sport. Below are the fall 2018 picks for ...

Penfield Robotics International Potluck Dinner  RochesterFirst

Penfield High School's First Robotics team hosts three international teams for this years international potluck dinner.

Penfield's Frankie Gissendanner chooses Division I Rider to continue wrestling career  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Rider University may not be the biggest name in NCAA Division I wrestling, but Penfield senior Frankie Gissendanner believes he has found a good fit for his ...

High school scores for Thursday, March 28: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Email: Section V coaches or team representatives are asked to report results ASAP after games by emailing Please submit ...

Returning home to start a business in Rochester: a Broadway star, Olympians and a model  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Nicolette Hart, Felicia and Iris Zimmermann and Mary Therese Friel had distinguished careers before returning to Rochester.

AGR Boys Volleyball Team: These are the best players in Section V  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Every year the Democrat and Chronicle and local high school coaches select an all-star team for each high school varsity sport. Below are the fall 2018 picks for ...

Fairport's Parker leads team with unbeatable chemistry to state volleyball title  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fairport senior Ryan Parker, the best player on the state's best team, is the AGR Boys Volleyball Player of the Year.

US News & World Report 2018 ranking: Rochester-area schools rated  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Pittsford, Brighton and Honeoye Falls-Lima all received top honors in the 2018 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings.

'Will you go to prom with me?' The dating question that is a high school trend  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Prom season is underway and high school students are getting creative on how they ask for a date.

Section V football previews: Can anyone overtake Aquinas in Class AA?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Class AA is for the teams at the largest high schools in the state, but it is the smallest group in Section V. This can be viewed as good news by the nine Class AA ...

Gage Ziehl of Penfield wins gold medal with Team USA's U15 squad  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Penfield's Gage Ziehl was one of 20 players on U15 Team USA that won in Panama.

FBI brings students together to warn of hoax consequences  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A group of high school juniors came together Tuesday to learn about the severe consequences that hoax threats can bring.

Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage month in Rochester  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Celebrating culture and history of Asian Americans in Rochester.

AGR Girls Basketball: Meet the standouts who excelled in Section V  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Every year the Democrat and Chronicle and local high school coaches select an all-star team for each high school varsity sport. Below are the winter 2018-19 ...

Penfield school community comes together to talk - and listen  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, N.Y. (WHAM) - Thursday night, parents and students came together for a forum on a sensitive topic. Its focus: suicide and mental health risks.In the last ...

Finney boys soccer makes charge to Class D semifinals  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Finney soccer is going to the Class D semifinals with a 21-1 record.

Penfield High lists honor roll students  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

These students at Penfield High School have been recognized for fourth-quarter 2013-14 academic achievement: Grade 9. High Honor Roll. Anabelle Aebli ...

"Hamilton" drummer pays tribute to fmr. Penfield music director  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. – There was a familiar drummer onstage for Thursday night's “Romancing the Runway” event in Rochester.Andres Forero is part of the success ...

Section V boys lacrosse: 30 players to watch this season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

With just one first-team All-Greater Rochester player returning (Irondequoit's Jack Brennan), there should be plenty of new players making names for themselves ...

Women's Lacrosse Inks Eight For 2020 Season  NU Purple

NIAGARA UNIV., N.Y. – Niagara University women's lacrosse head coach Wendy Stone announced eight players signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) during ...

High school scores for Wednesday, Feb. 6: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Email: Section V coaches or team representatives are asked to report results ASAP after games by emailing Please submit ...

Penfield team runs for a cause in memory of 2 teammates  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Penfield High's cross country team ran for 24 hours to raise funds for suicide prevention.

Talk with man who survived suicide canceled  13WHAM-TV

Penfield, NY - A suicide prevention talk at Penfield High School, set for Thursday, has been canceled.Kevin Hines, who survived a suicide attempt when he ...

High school girls basketball: Kearney stil tops polls  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Bishop Kearney and Midlakes held onto the top spots in the third Democrat and Chronicle Girls Basketball Coaches' polls this season, but No. 2 Penfield is ...

High school seniors win RPTG Howard Hanson Award  Monroe County Post

The Howard Hanson Certificate of Merit is awarded annually by the Rochester Piano Teachers' Guild to high school seniors who exhibit excellence in piano ...

King pin: Four-time state champion Frankie Gissendanner is an Urban-Suburban success story  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

While walking into any number of schools around Monroe County or an area grocery store or even a park in the city of Rochester, Frankie Gissendanner is ...

Five Section V track and field athletes we watched at Penfield's His & Her meet  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Results and recaps from the 40th His & Her Invitational at Penfield, Saturday.

Photos: Pittsford girls swimming through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Pittsford girls swimming program has won 16 straight Section V championships and four consecutive state team titles.

Coaches Who Care: Penfield's Dave Hennessey goes extra mile  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Longtime Penfield cross country and track coach Dave Hennessey is the next winner of the Coaches Who Care award. The 40th-year coach has even ...

High lead levels found in Penfield schools  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Officials with the Penfield School District said they've found elevated lead levels in water samples taken from all six of their school buildings.

Classrooms, new bus facility: Penfield considers capital project  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Penfield Central School District is looking at capital improvements to combat overcrowding.

Penfield captures girls volleyball state title  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The girls captured the Class AA crown in Glens Falls a day after Penfield boys won states.

Section V high school scores: Monday, Oct. 15  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school boys and girls sports results for Monday, Oct. 15 and a schedule of events for Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Holley superintendent finalists announced  The Daily News Online

HOLLEY — Three finalists have been selected in the search for Holley Central School's next superintendent. They will be replacing Robert D'Angelo, who ...

Edison girls basketball star Dyaisha Fair makes RCSD history as AGR Player of the Year  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Edison Tech's Dyaisha Fair has been named the Player of the Year for girls basketball after averaging 33.5 points a game.

Penfield appoints new superintendent  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Penfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Thomas Putnam as superintendent of the Penfield Central School District at a Tuesday board ...

From Penfield High School to the World's Oceans  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Try and imagine what it would be like to have a job on a merchant ship like the one pictured on the right.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Within the past week or two, during graduation ceremonies, local high school seniors and their loved ones celebrated the passage from one life stage to another.

New class, no problem: Wheatland-Chili headed back to state tournament in Class C  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wheatland-Chili will have a chance to win its third straight state championship, this time in Class C, after knocking off Marion 1-0 on Wednesday.

Schools increasingly address student mental health needs  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Schools aim to head off student mental health issues before they hamper learning.

High school football: 2018 Section V schedule  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

High school football practices begin on Monday. Here's the complete 2018 Section V schedule.

High school musical season has begun on the east side  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

High school musical season has officially begun, a time when winter winds down, spring slowly emerges and families across Monroe County fill auditoriums to ...

Football star with offers from Alabama and USC Seven McGee lands at East High  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Seven McGee, who also has scholarship offers from USC, Alabama and Florida, transferred to East High and his presence could shake up Section V football.

All-Greater Rochester Winter 2018-19 Honorable Mention list  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A list of student-athletes who made AGR Honorable Mention for winter 2018-19 sports.

Section V Class A lacrosse: Which team holds the edge?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Fairport Red Raiders are the No. 1 seed for the Section V Class A high school lacrosse tournament for the first time in four seasons. Mike Torrelli, the team's ...

Who were the Section V football top performers for Week 4?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Find out who the top performers were in Section V during Week 4 of the regular season.

Survey results show many teens considered suicide in last year  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. (13WHAM) - New results released in the Monroe County Youth Risk Behavior Survey show a number of teens and young adults considered ...

All-Greater Rochester Spring 2018 Honorable Mention list  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

More than 125 players make up the 2018 All-Greater Rochester spring sports first teams. Here is a list of the student-athletes who made AGR Honorable Mention ...

Photos: McQuaid volleyball through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Knights have been a Section V power over the years, winning eight Section V titles since 1999 and four state championships since 2010.

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