Supervisor/Media visit IHS during "Celebrating Public Schools Week'

IHS welcomes Seeley, media for Act For Education's 'Celebrating Public Schools Week'
Posted on 10/25/2018


Schools are an integral part of communities around the country. They're where our children learn, where hundreds of people work and in many places the epicenter of that town.

This week Act For Education spotlighted how interwoven schools are within communities. More than 70 people from different walks of life -- from politics to media to businesses and civic leaders -- were welcomed into more than 15 school districts across our region.

At West Irondequoit, Town Supervisor David Seeley spoke with Mr. Jamie Armstrong's AP Government class on Tuesday. On Thursday morning, three reporters were on campus. Alexis Arnold of 13WHAM-TV/Good Day Rochester (Fox 31) joined Democrat and Chronicle reporters Sean Lahman and Will Cleveland at IHS. First, they visited the "IHS Morning Show" (Arnold was on camera briefly with student anchors Katharine Mayer and Mary Kate Walsh) and then the trio spoke about the media business and interviewing techniques with Mr. Joe Kunz's Journalism class. 

Seeley (Class of 1999), Lahman (1986) and Cleveland (2002) are all IHS alumni and it's no coincidence that Arnold lives in West Irondequoit. She is a mother of three.

A Community Together (ACT) for Education is an unprecedented initiative by public schools in the Monroe #1 and Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES districts, area businesses, and community members. The goal is to encourage more active involvement in our schools by people from all walks of life, recognizing that more engaged residents makes for a stronger, vibrant community at large.