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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] Read more »

Pocantico Center Summer Performance Series Set to Launch on June 9

The Pocantico Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced its summer performance series, to be held in-person at Pocantico in accordance with New York State health guidelines. The series marks […] Read more »