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December 20: Rainbow Classic Basketball Games to Support Golisano Children’s Hospital

Mark your calendar for the 19th annual Rainbow Classic basketball games to support Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong!

Online ticket sales for high school students begin November 25 and are sure to sell out fast. General admission ticket sales begin December 16. See below for full details.

Friday, December 20
University of Rochester Palestra
Mendon vs. Sutherland Varsity Basketball Teams
Girls at 6 p.m.
Boys at 8 p.m.
Advance ticket sale only. No tickets at the door.

$15 Online Transportation/Ticket Sales for High School Students: Nov. 15-Dec. 18 (unless sell out before the 18th)
Students in grades 9-12 only have the opportunity to purchase their priority-entrance tickets online on a first come, first served basis starting Monday, November 25. The cost is $15 for admission and includes round-trip bus transportation. Passengers on the bus will be admitted first before general admission ticket holders. To order, visit and click on the Pittsford Payment Center.

$10 In-Person General Admission Ticket Sales: Dec. 16-19
Students can purchase general admission tickets December 16-19 at MHS and SHS during school lunch periods. The public can purchase tickets at the PCSD Athletic Office, 42 W. Jefferson Road Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. starting December 16.

About the Rainbow Classic
Since the Rainbow Classic began, PCSD has raised over $500,000 for Golisano Children’s Hospital. Funds raised from this friendly cross-town competition have supported various projects at the hospital including Pediatric Intensive Care Unit patient rooms, the Child and Adolescent Eating Disorder Program, the Teen Lounge and more. Proceeds from this year’s Rainbow Classic will support the Pediatric Palliative Care Program.

The Rainbow Classic started as an idea of a parent, a student-athlete and a coach in memory of Park Road Elementary School student Katelyn Pasley. It later expanded to include the memory of 2002 Sutherland High School graduate Ryan McCluski. Both were patients at the Golisano Children’s Hospital, and the name for the Rainbow Classic was inspired by Katelyn Pasley who drew rainbows while in the hospital. The event now honors the memory of many Pittsford students and has become so popular that it sells out year after year as students, staff and families come together to support the Golisano Children’s Hospital and pay tribute to the memory of loved ones. To learn more, please visit the Rainbow Classic Webpage.

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