Pocantico’s Winter Concerts include Drama, Action along with Music

There was plenty of action and drama included in Pocantico Hills School’s virtual holiday concerts for families. The performances were directed by music teachers Sheila DePaola and Michael Murray and filmed by... Read more »

Advances in Safety, Security, Energy Efficiency, Athletic Facilities at Poco

2021 was a great year for progress at Pocantico Hills School, with the new tennis and pickleball courts opening, many advances in energy-efficiency and additional safety and security measures in the building.... Read more »

Pocantico Students, Staff Enjoy Harvest Soup Made with Vegetables from School Garden

Although it competed for attention with the coveted egg-and-cheese sandwiches and tater tots, this year’s batch of Harvest Soup at Pocantico Hills School was a hit with many students and staff. Third-... Read more »

Author of Multicultural Children’s Books Visits with Pocantico Students, Families

Pocantico culminated its activities for the Global Read Aloud with three virtual visits on Nov. 10 from Duncan Tonatiuh, an award-winning Mexican-American children’s book author. During October, students read four of his... Read more »

Inaugural Pocantico Hills Marathon Enjoys Successful Debut at Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Over 100 runners took part in the inaugural Pocantico Hills Marathon on November 13. Starting and finishing in the Rockwood Hall section of Rockefeller State Park Preserve, runners covered 26.2 challenging miles... Read more »

Pocantico Students Harvest School Garden for Annual Soup Day

Third- and fourth-graders harvested carrots, squash, beans, herbs and other vegetables on Oct. 20 for Pocantico Hills School’s annual Harvest Soup Day. In addition to picking vegetables, the students also saved seeds... Read more »

Fundraising Walk to Support Mental Health Programs at Pocantico Hills

The Pocantico Hills School Foundation held its Swan Lake Walk in the Rockefeller State Park Preserve Oct. 8. The foundation is raising money this year for mental health programs at the school.... Read more »

Pocantico Students Start the New School Year with School Supplies and Ice Cream

Pocantico Hills School students and teachers kicked off the school year on Sept. 9, welcoming children in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Students arrived with bags full of supplies for the year, including... Read more »

Pocantico’s Tennis Court Project Progresses on Schedule

Construction of the new tennis and pickleball courts at Pocantico Hills School progressed on schedule this summer, and they are expected to be ready for use this fall. Court paving took place... Read more »

Pocantico Teachers Earn Prestigious Educational Technology Certification

For Pocantico Hills School teachers Katell McNamara and Marina Lombardo, the opportunity came at a perfect time. As educators were planning last summer how a socially distanced, more technology-reliant 2020-21 school year... Read more »