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Giving is Gorges, May 4th, 2016!

on Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:30

A little can go a long way when Tompkins County gets together and gives together! Help support New Roots on May 4th for ‪#‎GivingIsGorges‬! Click the following link to join the movement: Giving is Gorges



New Roots Rock Band - Love Light by Clinton Fearon

on Wed, 03/30/2016 - 13:14

This past Friday, the New Roots Rock Band rocked the house at the Dryden Community Cafe in Dryden, NY. 

New Roots Winter 2016 Newsletter

on Thu, 03/17/2016 - 16:09



Click the image above to view the full Winter 2016 Newsletter!

New Roots Rock Band Show at Dryden Community Cafe

on Wed, 03/16/2016 - 13:41



The Guide to Being Local! New Roots Fundraiser for Student Activities!

on Thu, 03/10/2016 - 16:42



The 2016 Guide to Being Local is here and are for sale at New Roots by our students! The Guide to Being Local books are $15, if you purchase from our students, half of the proceeds go directly to our Spring Intensives Week and club activities.  

Filled with stories and vibrant pictures of businesses in Ithaca, NY, this guide serves as an educational tool AND you will find coupons for local businesses that will save you $1,000s! 

You can purchase the 2016 Guide to Being Local via Paypal at the link below or by coming to New Roots Charter School, Monday through Friday, 9am - 4pm to

Water Quality Testing at the Historic Clinton House

on Sat, 03/05/2016 - 17:00

Dear New Roots Families,

I know that recent revelations about water quality in our local schools must raise the same question in your mind as it does mine -- what about the water in the Clinton House?

Investigating this question, I learned that there has been no testing of the Clinton House water since New Roots opened its doors in 2009.  Because the Clinton House draws on a municipal water supply, there is no requirement that our water be tested.

Given the potential impact on student health, I don’t think that the regulations are enough in this case.

New Roots Now Enrolling for the 2016-2017 School Year

on Fri, 03/04/2016 - 17:40

New Roots Charter School is celebrating the start of enrollment season for the 2016-2017 school year with an Open House this Saturday, March 5 from 1 - 3 p.m.

Seats are limited to 40 per grade level in our tuition-free regional public high school, with many already reserved for returning students in grades 10 through 12.  Families are encouraged to enroll now to secure their seat for September 2016.


“Now that New Roots has a well established track record, we are seeing a trend towards students enrolling earlier in the year, especially in grades 9 and 10,” said Rebecca Cutter, Community

Diversity Committee at New Roots

on Wed, 02/10/2016 - 16:40

Exploring Careers in Math, Science & Engineering - Alumni Panel

on Wed, 12/23/2015 - 20:11

Don't miss our upcoming Alumni Panel coming up on January 7th in the New Roots Charter School lobby. The panel discussion with presentations from New Roots Alumni will be held from 7 - 8:30pm.