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April 29, 2013
Art show to raise funds for school trip
Art show to raise funds for school trip

EMC photo by Mike Crupi

Members of the Student Leadership Congress will auction off artwork to help raise money for a Washington, D.C.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 17, 2013
Documentary highlights language barriers

More than 33 million people in the United States are from other countries, and 18 percent of the U.S. population doesn't speak English at home.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 17, 2013
Program helps change homeless students' lives

Kelly Colón plans to enlist in the U.S. Navy, but she doesn't know how to swim. Swimming is just one more obstacle she will overcome in her family's nomadic journey over the past few years.

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October 17, 2012
Police department hosts Hispanic Heritage event
Police department hosts Hispanic Heritage event

ROCHESTER -- Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard sat in the front row as second-graders from Enrico Fermi School No. 17 sang and danced in Spanish as part of a Hispanic Heritage celebration.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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August 16, 2012
Science gets real for students
Science gets real for students
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August 16, 2012
Program gets kids thinking about nutrition
Program gets kids thinking about nutrition

MARION -- Cesar Cruz crawled on the ground as his friends, Alex Ventura and Liz Carbajal, whispered and then shouted: "Feel the power. Feel, feel the power. Feel the Gatorade. Feel, feel the Gatorade."

The trio then presented their idea for an ad to promote being healthy and active as part of the summer program run by Cornell University students at Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission at St. Gregory Church on July 28.

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June 13, 2012
Students presented with scholarships
Students presented with scholarships

ROCHESTER -- Luis Rodríguez came to the United States from his native Puerto Rico as a fourth-grader who barely knew a word of English.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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June 13, 2012
Ibero scholars
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April 19, 2012
Rally aims to inspire Latinas
Rally aims to inspire Latinas

ROCHESTER -- As an engineer, Miriam Ojeda said that she was thrilled to bring her 8-year-old daughter to the ¡Soy Única! ¡Soy Latina! rally, which this year focused on science, math and technology.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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April 19, 2012
Cooking competition teaches life skills
Cooking competition teaches life skills

ROCHESTER -- The seven East High School students who competed in this year's "Iron Chef" competition did not race around or show the typical signs of anxiety commonly on display on reality TV cooking shows.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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