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Robin Mitchell is New Executive Director

Beginning February 8, you will see a new face at the helm of the Horizons at Harley team! We are pleased to announce the appointment of Robin Mitchell as new Executive Director. He replaces Luis Perez, who resigned to take on a broader leadership role with the Greater Rochester Summer Learning Association.

Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On Monday, January 18, Horizons first through fourth graders will join Harley’s Lower School for an exciting day of learning and serving. This day will allow time for connection, service projects, swimming, and new book pickup!

New Partnership: Elizabeth Clark Dance Ensemble

Exciting new partnership with Elizabeth Clark! Starting in February, we will begin an after school program to prepare students to become advocates for intercultural dance. The program, continuing during the summer at Horizons, will combine students from the Horizons and Harley communities to focus on movement wellness and expression.

Food Backpack Fridays

In cooperation with FoodLink, Horizons at Harley is happy to announce Food Backpack Fridays! Each backpack bag weighs around 5-6 pounds and comes in a plastic grocery bag. The menu for each week’s bag includes fruits, vegetables, dairy, grain, protein, one “meal” item, and snacks. Find more information at www.horizonsatharley.org/for-parents/.

RULER Approach to Social and Emotional Learning

Through Project “RULE Yourself” we have expanded our emphasis on emotional literacy throughout our entire program. The Ruler Approach has also been piloted at the Brockport program. Students practice skills and tools for conflict resolution and work to more readily identify, articulate, and form strategies to address the emotional states in which they find themselves.