Ossining Middle School Students Perform Disney’s Aladdin Jr.

Anne M. Dorner Middle School students in Ossining mounted a production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. at Ossining High School on December 5 and 6. The show, based on the Broadway production of Aladdin, is about... Read more »

Ossining Fifth-Grader’s Homemade Arcade Is a Way to Have Fun, Help Others 

For fifth-grader Max Lazarowitz, caring about and helping others is important – and so is having fun.   Since the summer of 2016, he has combined his interest in supporting people in need with... Read more »

From Starbucks to Starbooks: A Reading Initiative Comes to Tarrytown

First there was Starbucks – now there is Starbooks! Entrepreneurial kindergartners at John Paulding in Tarrytown turned their classroom into a simulated coffee shop for a day – complete with a variety of treats to... Read more »

Nutrition Class Prompts Ossining Parents to Make Healthy Changes 

Before Celsa Trejo took Maria Vele’s nutrition class at Park School, a free county-wide initiative for adults provided by Eat Smart New York Westchester, she studied only the price of food items, not the nutrition label, when shopping. Now, having completed the six-week... Read more »

Hour of Code Nurtures Creativity and Problem-Solving Skills in Irvington 

Fourth and fifth graders at Main Street School joined millions of students worldwide to participate in coding and computer programming activities as part of the annual Hour of Code in December. The event, held worldwide the week of December 9-13,... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow High School Students Participate in Model UN 

Eight students from Sleepy Hollow High School participated in a Model United Nations Conference in late November at New York University. Model UN is an educational simulation in which students act as delegates representing a... Read more »

Briarcliff High School Boys Indoor Track Relay Team Smashes School Record 

Briarcliff High School track relay team members Bryant Seok (junior), Mark Rogers (senior), Kyle Phillips (freshman) and Jack Sendek (junior) shattered the 4X mile school record by 19 seconds, running a time of 18:55.89 at The Jim Mitchell Invitational at the... Read more »

Briarcliff’s Food Service Director Hosts Discovery Kitchens at Briarcliff Schools

Candida Canfield, Briarcliff’s food service director, invited Chartwell’s K-12 Schools, a team of chefs, dietitians and operators who cook and serve meals with fresh, healthy ingredients in more than 4,000 schools across... Read more »

Puppet Show Helps Irvington’s Main Street School Students Celebrate Differences  

A special musical puppet show, Addy and Uno, highlighting characters with disabilities and stressing the importance of inclusion, entertained fourth and fifth graders at Main Street School on December 12.  “The play is about being brave... Read more »

Pocantico Hills School to Add Therapy Dog to Staff 

Duke, an American Staffordshire terrier mix, was four months old when Mario Suarez, a therapeutic support center teacher at Pocantico, and his family found him at the North Shore Animal League America shelter in Nassau County and... Read more »