BHS Girl Up Club Raises Funds and Awareness

The Briarcliff High School Girl Up Club held an “unbelievably successful” event at Value Drugs in Briarcliff Manor in December according to Karla Constantinou, BHS Science teacher and club advisor.  The drive, benefitting women and children escaping... Read more »

Ossining Reading “Detectives” Call on First Graders for Clues 

Super-Secret Detective No. 1 and Super-Secret Detective No. 2 – aka Ossining Superintendent Dr. Raymond Sanchez and Director of Elementary Teaching and Learning Carrieann Sipos – took Brookside School by storm on December 6.   Wearing Sherlock Holmes-style deerstalker hats... Read more »

Dows Lane Elementary School Students Support UNICEF in Irvington

Dows Lane Elementary School students have been doing their part to make a difference in the world. Thanks to the community’s generosity, they raised $1,317.46 for the United Nations Children’s Fund this year.  Under the... Read more »

Story Pirates Sail into Briarcliff Manor

To the delight of Briarcliff Manor Todd Elementary School’s staff and kindergarten through second graders, a group of stories created by the children have been brought to life.   Story Pirates, an arts... Read more »

Pocantico Chorus Performs with Renowned Classical Violinist

Students in the seventh- and eighth-grade Pocantico Hills chorus shared the stage at Norwalk Concert Hall in Connecticut on November 8 with renowned classical violinist Alexander Markov, joining dozens of talented singers from middle... Read more »

Tarrytown Author Visits Students

W.L. Morse welcomed author and illustrator Lizzy Rockwelll to share her new book, How Do You Feel?, with students and guide them in discussion. The book uses art to reveal a variety of changing emotions of 10 children... Read more »

Families Explore Reading, the Arts, and More at OHS Enrichment Program 

At a recent Saturday Explore & Learn session at Ossining High School, five-year-old Johnny Tacuri focused on writing about his pet rabbit, Lucio, who loves some of Tacuri’s fave foods: lettuce and broccoli. The boy and his... Read more »

Pocantico Recognizes Nearly 50 Students for “Super Summer Reading” 

Forty-six Pocantico Hills Central School students read a total of 696 books, an average of 19 each, for the “Super Summer Reader” program. The students listed the books in a log, which they... Read more »

Families Enjoy Inaugural Harvest Festival in Ossining 

From bobbing for powdered doughnuts and making pinecone bird feeders to pumpkin-rolling races and pie-eating contests, there was something for everyone at the Harvest Festival at Ossining’s Brookside School on October 26. ... Read more »

Dows Lane Elementary School Second Graders Study New York’s Changing Geography 

As part of a curriculum enrichment program through the New York Historical Society – sponsored by a generous grant from the Irvington Education Foundation – second graders at Dows Lane Elementary School... Read more »