With Big Assist from N.Y. Rangers, Brothers Pay Tribute to Late Dad 

Hockey is in Nelson and Benjamin Tirado’s blood. Their father, Nelson Tirado Sr., loved the New York Rangers and the San Jose Sharks. He played in a men’s league at Chelsea Piers in... Read more »

Pocantico Hills Day Camp Is Registering Children for Summer Session

The Pocantico Hills School District is accepting registrations for its Summer Day Camp, which will be in session from 9 am to 3 pm weekdays from June 29 through August 7, except... Read more »

Pocantico Hills School Welcomes Therapeutic Support Dog, Duke

Pocantico Hills School’s newest staff member has four legs. Duke, a seven-year-old American Staffordshire terrier mix, started his new job as the district’s therapeutic support dog in February. Therapeutic Support Center teacher... Read more »

Pocantico’s Diversity Shines During One World Evening

Pocantico Hills School is small, with a student population of about 320, but families’ cultural roots span more than 100 countries. The incredible multiculturalism at Pocantico led the school’s Diversity Committee to... Read more »

Westchester Chef Cooks up Community at Pocantico Hills School

The Pocantico Hills Central School District welcomed Chef Giovanni Green of Break Bread Not Hearts as part of its Black History Month celebration. The entrepreneur and educator cooked with middle school students... Read more »

Pocantico Kids Receive Book Bags Filled with Books

Pre-kindergarten students at Pocantico Hills School recently received bedtime book bags prepared by library media specialist Anne Price-Gordon. Each bag contains three books, a mix of fiction and non-fiction. Children take the... Read more »

Eighth-Grader Wins Pocantico GeoBee for Second Year in a Row

For the second consecutive year, Maryum Faisal won the Pocantico Hills School’s National Geographic GeoBee. The eighth-grader will take an online test to see if she qualifies to compete in the New... Read more »

Pocantico Hills Students Spread Holiday Cheer through Music 

Elementary and middle school students at Pocantico Hills School brought holiday cheer to audiences at their winter concerts on December 4 and 11.  The first- and second-grade chorus and the third and fourth grade chorus performed in the... 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 »

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 »