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1st Student Day - Monday, August 27

Welcome back Cornell students! First student day will be Monday, August 27. If anyone has questions pertaining to bus stop information please click on "Parents" tab and then click on "Transportation." See everyone Monday morning!

Cornell Middle School Girls Finalists in CMU Competition

Congratulations to Victoria Cohen, Morgan Engel, Lorayne Bando and their coaches, Mrs. Susan Dunning and Mrs. Miriam Klein. The girls were selected as finalists for Carnegie Mellon University's Alice Challenge and are eligible to win the Middle School Animation category. The Alice Challenge invites middle school and high school students in the Pittsburgh region to create 3D animations, engaging games, or immersive experiences using the Alice programming environment. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, June 5th. #WeAreCornell

Cornell Middle Schooler Recognized by Duke Univeresity

Ciara White McShane was recently selected as a TIP scholar during Duke University's 38th annual 7th grade Talent Search. This program helps gifted seventh graders develop their abilities and identify the extent of their academic talent through above-level testing (click on the title to read more).

Keystone Technology Innovator Nominees

Congratulations to Mrs. Robin Heigley, 1st-grade teacher, and Mr. Larry DiSilvesto, high school technology education teacher for being nominated to be Keystone Technology Innovators. The Keystone Technology Innovator program is organized by PAECT. Each principal can nominate one individual for “outstanding classroom technology innovation." Once nominated, teachers have the opportunity to become 1 of 100 “Keystone Technology STARS” and participate in a week-long summit this summer. In past years high school science teacher, Mr. Tavis Bogue, and Dynamic Learning Project Coach, Mrs. Rachel McVeagh, were selected as STARS. Good luck Mrs. Heigley & Mr. DiSilvestro.

Teacher Receives James Madison Memorial Fellowship

Congratulations to high school teacher, Mrs. Amy Palo, who was recently selected as a James Madison Memorial Fellow. The James Madison Fellowships were created to honor Madison's legacy and Madisonian principles by providing support for graduate study that focuses on the Constitution, its history and contemporary relevance to the practices and policies of democratic government. Mrs. Palo will receive up to $24,000 to pay for her master’s degree in American History. Next summer, Mrs. Palo will be studying at Georgetown University.

Cornell's Latest Google Certified Educator

Congratulations to high school English teacher, Mrs. Jen Kosek. Mrs. Kosek successfully completed an intense 3-hour exam to earn her Google Certified Educator Level 1 certificate. Mrs. Kosek joins the ranks of several other teachers throughout the district.

5th Annual Disability Summit

The summit will include Information Sessions for continuing education, Support Services and Employment and Transition information. Please click on the headline for more information.
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