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No prom date? No problem. Brighton teen creates unique outfit to serve as his date.  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Wyatt Cheatle of Brighton High School attended prom as his own double date by creating a his-and-her dress with suit to match.

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 ...

Brighton district says it is $8M short, asks voters to override New York property tax cap  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Central School District is asking residents to override the state property tax cap in its annual spending plan, saying state funding levels have left it ...

'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.

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.

No prom date? No problem. Teen's unique outfit lets him become his own date

Wyatt Cheatle of Brighton High School attended prom as his own date. It's "easier than finding out who's going with who, or who's not going," he said.

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

Section V high school sports results for Monday, May 6 and schedule for May 7.

Section V scores for Thursday, May 23: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V lacrosse, baseball, golf, tennis and softball scores for Thursday, May 23 plus Friday's schedule.

100 best high schools in NY: Which made the grade in Upstate NY?

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2019 rankings.

Brighton police, school district investigating 'white student union' Instagram account  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Police Department and the Brighton Central School District are investigating an Instagram account supposedly representing a white student union ...

Former UVA standout Ernie Clement thrives on mix of discipline and aggression at the plate

Growing up playing baseball, Ernie Clement always took an aggressive approach to the plate.

High school scores for Tuesday, May 7: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Tuesday, May 7 and schedule for May 8.

Rochester-area students take steps to fight climate change  RochesterFirst

Students are taking the lead in Rochester for the 2019 Youth Climate Summit.

Section V scores for Wednesday, May 22: See how your favorite team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V lacrosse, baseball and tennis scores for Wednesday, May 22 plus Thursday's schedule.

Whooping cough case confirmed at Brighton High School  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Officials at Brighton High School announced a confirmed case of pertussis. Parents were notified by email Friday afternoon that a ninth-grade student had ...

YouTube video made by Brighton High School Student discussed at town board meeting  RochesterFirst

In a YouTube video created last week, Brighton high school sophomore Keniyah Vickers told her followers racism is alive and well inside her school.

Two Rochester schools named to 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools list  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Each year, the Department of Education ranks the most outstanding schools in the country. Did your child's school make the list?

A day after Notre Dame fire, Brighton High School students head to Paris  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Miya Libman had been preparing and looking forward to her high school trip to Paris for months when she saw the devastation of the Notre Dame cathedral on ...

Brighton schools: Videos made by student contained 'horrid, hateful speech'  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N. Y. – The Brighton Central School District says it is addressing offensive videos reportedly created by a student. "I can simply tell you that the school ...

From Brighton High School to Wakanda: Winston Duke remembers his days in Rochester  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM)- He's a big star on the big screen, playing the role of M'Baku in the Marvel blockbuster hit Black Panther.But Winston Duke will never ...

High school scores for Friday, May 17: Find out how your favorite Section V team fared  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Section V high school sports results for Friday, May 17 and schedule for May 18.

Brighton student's Youtube video prompts parents to storm town meeting to address race relations  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Teen speaks out to Brighton town board about incident and draws groups of minority parents at meeting.

Brighton missing teen Keniyah Vickers found  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Keniyah left home voluntarily just before midnight on Wednesday. She was reported missing to police Thursday morning.

Brighton Town Supervisor addresses racism: It's everywhere, even in Brighton. Committee to be formed  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Town Supervisor William Moehle said Brighton's inclusion, diversity and equity advisory board needs to be established soon.

Black Panther co-star Winston Duke gives a 'shout out' to his Brighton High School foreign language teacher  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Black Panther lead and BHS grad. said that a Brighton teacher influenced him to pursue acting.

Brighton students walk out to protest police brutality  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton High School students walked out for the second time in just over a month at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Local teens recognized for Laser Lab research  University of Rochester

Two local teens have been designated as Scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research ...

Leading “Black Panther” actor Winston Duke is graduate of Brighton High School  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) - From a small, tightknit community to the big screen - one of the leading actors in the much-anticipated film “Black Panther” has ties to ...

Brighton HS principal Tom Hall named best in NY  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton High School'sTom Hall has been named the top high school principal in New York by the School Administrators Association of New York State, the ...

Students in Speech and Debate team win first place at annual invitational  RochesterFirst

Students in the Speech and Debate team at Brighton High School won first place at the school's annual invitational on December 1.

Brighton Police, school officials investigate student's 'offensive' Instagram  WHEC

Just weeks after white supremacist materials were found posted around the Town of Brighton, a separate incident occurred involving Brighton High School...

Brighton Farmers Market gets $1M from state for new permanent location  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Farmers Market is getting a new home.

High school football: 7 things we have learned in Week 2  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

If Week 1 of the Section V football season was defined by upsets, then Week 2 was about the blowouts as a number of top contenders turned in strong ...

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.

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.

Local teen wins award in national science competition  Monroe County Post

A local teen was designated as a scholar in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search — formerly the Intel Science Talent Search — for research ...

First trailer for new film starring Brighton graduate Winston Duke released  WHEC

The first trailer for the latest horror movie by Get Out director Jordan Peele features a Brighton High School graduate as one of its stars...

High school scores for Wednesday, April 10: Find out how your favorite Section V team did  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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

Brighton CSD warns community after suspicious vehicle approaches students  WHEC

The Brighton Central School District is warning the community about a suspicious incident that occurred while a student was on their way to school...

Final: Section V high school football scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 8  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Find out how your favorite Section V football team fared in Week 2.

Check out the new eateries at renovated Rochester airport  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Flight Deck and On the ROCs now open; Joe's Brooklyn Pizza in Brighton offers buy-one-get-one-free in certain hours.

Robin Wilt drops out of race for state Assembly, citing racism in Brighton  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Robin Wilt said she's no longer running because she doesn't want to leave the town of Brighton in racial discord.

Vigil at B'rith Kodesh honors the 'blessings' that Pittsburgh shooting victims were  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

"May his memory be a blessing," a Jewish saying goes. There were 11 candles lit at Temple B'rith Kodesh in Brighton on Sunday night; thousands of mourners ...

Katie Smolensky grew up watching Brighton win lacrosse titles, then led the Barons to one  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Katie Smolensky is one of those girls who grew up on Brighton lacrosse and knew what she was getting into when she decided to make it her sport.

AGR Boys 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 ...

Great Harvest Bread Company closes on Park Avenue and in Brighton  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The two Rochester franchise locations had their origins in Rochester company Montana Mills.

Brighton parents protest, say state is shorting schools  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Central School District is warning parents about deep staff and program cuts next year if the state does not address an apparent inequity in its ...

Robin Wilt faces questions about campaign manager's criminal past  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The primary question was whether Wilt knew that her campaign manager, was convicted of mail fraud and identity theft.

U.S. News lists top high schools in the Rochester area  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Five Rochester-area high schools are among the top high schools in New York and the top 500 schools in the country, according to the U.S. News and World ...

‘Black Panther’ star/Brighton High grad offers limited-edition apparel  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Winston Duke, who got his start in acting at Brighton High School and has gone on to smashing success as M'Baku in the box-office blockbuster Black Panther, ...

New members of Brighton hall of fame include inventor, lawyer, philanthropist, scientist and actress  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

If it's May, it must be time to recognize the contributions and careers of outstanding alumni of my alma mater, Brighton High School. Five outstanding achievers in ...

Schools hit snooze button on later start times  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

No suburban Monroe County school has a starting time in line with pediatric standards.

AGR: Tourette Syndrome can't sink Brighton swimming phenom Sam Rivera  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Freshman swimming sensation Sam Rivera of Brighton doesn't let Tourette Syndrome sink his dreams, in fact it's his 'secret weapon'

Brighton teen killed in Waneta Lake boating accident  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton High School graduate Owen Thomas died in a boating accident in Schuyler County on Thursday.

Section V football previews: Who will emerge from loaded Class A field?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Class A may be the most competitive class in Section V this season, with 16 teams vying for the eight playoff spots in sectional playoffs. Last year, the Wilson ...

Brighton Grad Wins at Screen Actors Guild Awards  Spectrum News

Winston Duke graduated from Brighton High School before going on to star in "Black Panther."

RCSD board responds to distinguished educator Aquino's report  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Ricardo Adams and Amy Maloy have also announced runs for school board.

20 New York state schools picked as Blue Ribbon schools; 1 in CNY

There are 349 National Blue Ribbon schools across the country this year.

Reports: Woman 'infatuated' by Columbine shooting found dead after manhunt  USA TODAY

Police said the woman, Sol Pais, 18, traveled from Miami to Colorado and bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition.

Section V Football: Six games to watch in Week 3  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The matchups with the most buzz include East High vs. Wilson in the RCAC and a tussle in Class A between Canandaigua at Eastridge.

Rochester housing market: Median home prices and other data for 5 east-side suburbs  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Fast facts from experts about real estate on the east side.

Walkout Wednesday: Area high school students send message, 'We are sure to make an impact'  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

High school students across Rochester and the nation participated in Walkout Wednesday to show their support for victims of the Parkland shooting.

'Pencils and Paper' helps high poverty schools with supplies  Spectrum News

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — There are no cash registers at Pencils and Paper on Jay Street. This semester, some 1,000 teachers from 37 high poverty schools will ...

Mary Chao: What I'm doing to get my kid into a prestigious school  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Perspective on elite college admissions from average middle class Rochester family without connections.

Brighton schools find lead in water  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Persistent levels were found at eight taps, four of them at Brighton High.

Recent Brighton HS graduate killed in boating accident  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Brighton High School graduate was killed Thursday night in a boating accident in Schuyler County.Owen Thomas died in the accident ...

Section V girls lacrosse: Pittsford tries to stay on top; Brighton aims to get back there  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Pittsford girls lacrosse has shown a penchant for playing well in big moments. Will it continue? Can Brighton rise to the top again in deep Class B?

Nativity Preparatory Academy offering free tuition  Spectrum News

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — For the first time in its ten year existence, Nativity Preparatory Academy in Rochester's South Wedge will offer free tuition to the students it ...

More high school students joining national debate over gun control  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N.Y. (13WHAM) - Dylan Holcomb is a senior at Brighton High School. Like many his age, he's got a lot going on as he nears the end of his high ...

S.F. Giants broadcaster Hank Greenwald, a Brighton grad, dies at age 83  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Mr. Greenwald, a 1953 graduate of Brighton High School, was the longtime voice of the San Francisco Giants.

Lack of Teacher Diversity Impacts the Rochester Suburbs  WXXI News

On a recent afternoon, Musette Castle was sifting through a stack of books on her dining room table: The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway; Dubliners by.

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.

Important to know!!! New school hours in Brighton  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Brighton Central School District has new school hours for the 2015-16 year. Be sure to make note of this now - only one more week until school starts, and ...

Golden Apple Award: Mrs. Amy Maloy  RochesterFirst

In this week's Golden Apple report, we take you to Brighton High School to meet Mrs. Amy Maloy. As Lia Lando reports, she's working hard both in and out of the ...

Drumgoole lands first Power 5 offers, eyeing visit to prep school for senior season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

AGR Basketball player of the year Gerald Drumgoole received an offer from Georgia and is eyeing a move to La Lumiere Prep in Indiana.

School board elections, budget votes: What you need to know  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

On Tuesday, suburban residents will vote on whether to approve nearly $1.7 billion in spending on public schools during the 2018-19 school year.

Rush McGrew Forquer Jr.  Suffolk Times

Rush McGrew Forquer Jr. died peacefully Friday, March 1, 2019, at the age of 94, at the home of his son David in Atlanta.Rush was born March 13, 1924, ...

Photos: Take a look back at Irondequoit football through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

As the 2018 football season approaches, we hope you enjoy this look back at some of the memorable players and games in Irondequoit football history.

LLE research earns local teens spots in semifinals of prestigious science competition  University of Rochester

Two local teens have been named scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research projects ...

Brighton, Kiwanis Club unveil wheelchair-accessible playground equipment  Monroe County Post

The town of Brighton and the Brighton Kiwanis Club held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Sway Fun Inclusive Glider, on July 9 at the Brighton Kiwanis ...

Local high school students become ‘Titans of Business’  Monroe County Post

Nearly 100 area high school students competed in the ninth annual Junior Achievement Titan of Business Challenge on May 2 at St. John Fisher College.

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

Announcing the All-Greater Rochester team, including Player of the Year Ray Leach.

Brighton extends school day 30 minutes  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton Central School District said the added 30 minutes to the school day is to increase instructional time from 4.5 hours a day to five hours.

Dear Running: Somewhere Deep Inside We Embrace You  MileSplit

Delia McDade Clay penned a letter to running as she looks to close out her career with Brighton\'s cross country team.

Photos: Take a look back at East High football through the years  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

As the 2018 football season approaches, we hope you enjoy this look back at some of the memorable players and games in East High football history.

Report: White students have better access to rigorous classes  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

New York's students of color have drastically lesser access to advanced coursework than their white peers, according to a new report, with those in Rochester ...

'Us' actor from Upstate NY got 'dad bod' for new Jordan Peele movie

Winston Duke prepared for Jordan Peele's new horror movie much more differently than he did for “Black Panther.” The fast-rising actor from Upstate New York ...

U-Prep president retires after blocking student speech  Spectrum News

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Board of Trustees of the University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men says it has accepted the retirement of the school's ...

Brighton Police investigating HS racial vandalism as hate crime  13WHAM-TV

Brighton, N.Y. (WHAM) -Brighton Central Schools and the Brighton Police Department are currently investigating an act of vandalism.Superintendent of Schools ...

Brighton's Ernie Clement, Webster Thomas' Logan Harasta picked in MLB Draft  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Brighton graduate Ernie Clement was picked in the fourth round, while Webster Thomas grad Logan Harasta went in the seventh round.

Andreatta: Parents, killer of slain UR student settle $24M lawsuit with hugs, forgiveness  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Parents of slain UR student Jeffrey Bordeaux Jr. settle their wrongful death lawsuit by hugging and forgiving his killer.

A great-grandfather’s gift brings life-saving heart surgery to baby Marley  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Tom Golisano's philanthropy ended up helping someone close to home.

Nazareth College President Daan Braveman announces retirement  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Nazareth College President Daan Braveman will step down in June 2020 after 15 years leading the college, the school announced Thursday. "This was an ...

Teachers on front line during school tragedies, and that's taking its toll  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

This week, Hilton educators are trying to guide students through mandatory state exams amidst immense grief and trauma after a car crash left one of their ...

Brighton Barons solidify playoff position, say don't call this a comeback  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Last season's Section V Class A runner-ups show they haven't sunk back to past woes, rout Canandaigua 34-7.

Congratulations to the class of 2016!  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

We share excerpts of several commencement addresses from the high school Class of 2016.

Brighton graduate's love of high-end watches pays off in popular website Hodinkee  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

In 2008, Benjamin Clymer, a Brighton High School graduate, and son of Bill and Beryl Clymer, founded Hodinkee, a website devoted to high-end watches from ...

Whatever Happened to ... the Red Lion?  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Red Lion was a downtown restaurant where Rochester's movers and shakers met to eat, drink and frequently hash out business and political deals.

High school football: 25 questions entering the 2018 Section V football season  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The Section V football season opens with the third annual Teddi Bowl featuring Victor and Pittsford at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at St. John Fisher College. As team's ...

Police: Racist fliers in Brighton, Pittsford don't break law  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The person who distributed racist fliers in Brighton and Pittsford in September and October has been identified by police. But on Tuesday, police did not reveal ...

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