Todd Video Book Club Inspires Readers  

The Todd Video Book Talk Club, in which students create short films to promote books, attracted such a huge following this year – a total of 60 fourth and fifth graders – that... Read more »

Students and Families Beautify Garden at Dows Lane Elementary School 

A group of Dows Lane Elementary School students and their families worked diligently to revive their school garden by pulling weeds, turning the soil and planting seeds during Garden Community Clean-Up Day... Read more »

Dows Lane Elementary School Second Graders Bring Fables to Life 

Dows Lane Elementary School second graders, who have been reading Aesop’s fables, brought literature to life through a creative and authentic learning experience. Students wrote their own scripts for selected fables before performing the tales in front of an... Read more »

Hakuna Matata! Pocantico Students Perform The Lion King Jr.  

Hakuna Matata! Nearly 70 Pocantico Hills Middle School students comprised the cast and crew of The Lion King Jr. They spent six weeks preparing the production, which they performed on March 29 and 30.  Sheila DePaola, vocal music... Read more »

Washington Irving Students Present Science Challenge Night 

On March 27, parents and students filled The Washington Irving auditorium during the Fourth and Fifth Grade Science Challenge Night as students displayed their research projects and explained what they had learned.   For six weeks,... Read more »

Retired Doctor Explains How She Overcame Racial and Gender Barriers 

Dr. Mary Lane Cobb of Tarrytown, a retired family physician educated in segregated schools in Kentucky, spoke to Pocantico Hills School seventh-graders during Women’s History Month.  Dr. Lane attended college in Indiana, but wasn’t admitted to... Read more »

Ossining Girls Learn about Cybersecurity, STEM Careers  

Anne M. Dorner Middle School girls held their cell phones in one hand and wrote details of Ariana Grande’s life with the other –everything from the singer’s height and weight to her... Read more »

Hello Dolly! Hello Sleepy Hollow! 

Sleepy Hollow High school junior Ginger Sakarya performed matchmaking magic as Dolly Gallagher Levi in SHHS’ performance of Hello, Dolly! in late March.  Set in the late 19th century, the musical is set in Yonkers and Manhattan and included... Read more »

Ossining Encourages Children to Become Lifelong Readers 

The Claremont School in Ossining expanded Reading Week into a month-long celebration in March. Third- and fourth-graders took part in activities each school day including a visit by children’s book author Kirby Larson; Drop Everything and Read; and Wear Your Words day.   For Dress... Read more »

Irvington High School and Middle School Chamber Ensemble and Jazz Band Students Perform at Annual IEF Gala 

Talented members of Irvington’s high school Chamber Ensemble and middle school Jazz Band performed at the annual Irvington Education Foundation Gala held at the Ardsley Country Club on March 23.   The Chamber Ensemble, under... Read more »