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LaShunda Leslie-Smith Honored as "40 Under 40"

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Congratulations to YWCP Foundation President & CEO LaShunda Leslie-Smith who was honored this month as one of the Rochester Business Journal's "40 Under 40."  This is the 20th year of the "40 Under 40" awards, which recognize 40 men and

Register for the YWCP Leadership Breakfast

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Please join us for the 4th Annual YWCP Leadership Breakfast hosted by the Young Women's College Prep Foundation.  This wonderful event is emceed by YWCP Charter School students and honors three community leaders for their support of education and [...]

Celebrating Moving Up

moving UpMore than 160 YWCP students celebrated moving up to the next grade on Friday, June 27th with our annual pinning ceremony.  It was an inspirational ceremony as the 8th graders received their pins and then each pinned one of their 7th grade sisters.  The ceremony also honored co-founder Laura Rebell Gross, who is moving to NYC to work as [...]

Summer Scholarships Awarded

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On June 24th, the YWCP Foundation was honored to award 10 students with scholarships to attend summer camp.  These scholarships were awarded as part of the Foundation's "100 Women to the 10th Power" campaign, which was created to help provide students with opportunities for enriched summer learning to help decrease summer [...]

YWCP Mentoring Program Begins!

November 07, 2014 -
LaShundaL 100pxResearch shows that teens who have a mentor in their lives are more likely to stay in school and thrive both personally and academically. Mentors help students with day-to-day challenges and to set goals for the future. That’s why the YWCP Foundation is implementing a school-based mentoring program that is open to all students in the 9th grade. Students will meet with their mentors 2-3 times a month and work together to develop skills that are essential for long-term success in high school, college, and beyond.… [More]

Introducing Dr. Pamela Kissel

November 07, 2014 -
Dear Community,
It is my pleasure to join the Young Women’s College Prep Charter School as the new interim principal. I am honored to take this position following my retirement in June a… [More]
No School/Thanksgiving Break - Fri, November 28
YWCP Leadership Breakfast - Thu, December 04
Board Meeting - Fri, December 05
No School/Christmas Break - Mon, December 22
No School/Christmas Break - Tue, December 23
No School/Christmas Break - Wed, December 24