Posts by Vertus Staff
Vertus Wins Prestigious National Grant!
We are thrilled to announce that Vertus has earned a prestigious national grant for breakthrough school models from Next Generation Learning Challenges! You can read the full details of the grant here. Also, this grant will match what we can raise, so please donate now and turn your $1 into $4 for our boys. Thank…Read More
Tune In to WDKX 103.9 on Friday May 9th, 8:45am!
Tune into WDKX 103.9 FM on Friday May 9th – 8:45am to 9:15 am. to hear Vertus CEO Leigh McGuigan and preceptor Cory Johnson talk about what’s different about Vertus’ innovative, nationally recognized approach.Read More
Vertus Interviewed on WDKX 103.9
Vertus was interviewed on WDKX 103.9 Rochester! Listen to both segments here:Read More
Vertus Featured in Democrat & Chronicle
Vertus Charter School, along with three other public charter schools, was featured in Democrat & Chronicle on February 17th. In an interview, our Co-Founder Dr. Leigh McGuigan says: “Most kids don’t want to fail; most kids don’t want to act out,” McGuigan said. “Kids respond to the message of low expectations. If the message is…Read More
Rochester’s Channel 8 News Features Vertus!
Vertus was featured on Channel 8 News today! See the full video below. Careers & Mentoring Focus of New Charter SchoolRead More
Regents Grant Vertus Charter
On December 17 the State Board of Regents granted Vertus a charter. Vertus will open for 9th graders in Rochester in September 2014. Information about career opportunities and student enrollment will be available in January. To everyone who supported our application, thank you! Leigh McGuigan and Perry WhiteRead More
Vertus Featured on NPR!
One of our co-founders Perry White was recently interviewed about Vertus on NPR! Click here for the full story and audio.Read More