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Transition Meeting for Middle School Students and Families Preparing for High School, March 26th 7-8 p.m.

on Wed, 03/18/2015 - 17:38

Join New Roots Charter School’s guidance counselor, Matteo Lundgren for an informational meeting to discuss the many changes that high school life brings to students and their caregivers. Greater academic expectations, new social and cultural challenges and the lasting impact of a young person’s learning experience in high school will be addressed with time for answers to your own questions. RSVPs are not necessary but are appreciated. Contact <> for more information.


Spring Break Workshops

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:12

Join us for a fun afternoon of hands-on learning.

Make new friends and exploreyour interests in: art, music, math, or the magic of psychology! 

Workshops taught by New Roots teachers and staff. 

$10/Student - Scholarships Available 

RSVP to <> or call 607-882-9220 ext. 207 to register.

Intensive Week on Immigration

on Mon, 03/16/2015 - 19:02

In the spring and in the fall New Roots offers students week long "intensive" courses. In October, 2014 students in the Migrant Worker Intensive researched immigration law before participating in a migrant worker simulation. 

International Humanitarian Law at New Roots Charter School

on Fri, 03/13/2015 - 15:53

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Elevator Music and Art Gallery

on Fri, 02/27/2015 - 17:21

Opening March 6th, 2015

5pm to 7:30 pm
Kadie Salfi
Tippy Toe Dancers
I have been making art for thirty years and started using ballerina images in 1998. The iconic image of a ballerina with her grace, power, femininity and beauty are some of the reasons why I began using and still use the image of a ballerina today.
The Elevator Gallery for the month of March will be filled with my ballerinas ranging in size and shape. Every week I will make changes to the space: take pieces away, add some, hang high or low to add movement to these graceful dancers. 
Each canvas is a one of a

Parents, caregivers, and community members

on Wed, 02/04/2015 - 15:58


"Let's Get Ready" Program Schedule

on Mon, 02/02/2015 - 16:48
Start Date: 2/4/15
Students who applied to the Let's Get Ready Program please note the following information. 
The program begins this Wednesday, February 4th from 5:30-8:30PM and the diagnostic (pre-test) will be Saturday, February 7th from 9:30am-12:45pm 
Where: T-S-T BOCES 555 Warren Road Ithaca, NY
Students can take the TCAT 31 route from Green at the Commons to BOCES. There is a bus that leaves at 4:00 (which means eligible students could leave school a little early) or a 5:01 bus. 
Times: Mondays and Wednesday, 5:30-8:30PM
    • Two mandatory diagnostic exams will be held, the

Spaghetti Dinner (Sit Down Meal!) Thursday, February 12th

on Mon, 01/26/2015 - 16:56

Game Night Pot Luck - Wed. February 11th 6-8pm

on Fri, 01/23/2015 - 21:13

Support Family & Children's Yogathon Fundraiser

on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 15:58

Family & Children's Services collaborates with New Roots Charter School in providing counseling to New Roots students. Help us help them by registering for their upcoming Yogathon! Click the poster for more information and to register.