Team Effort Proves a Success in Keeping Students and Staff Safe in Briarcliff Schools

During the day, when students and teachers are in the classrooms at Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District, there is a great deal going on behind the scenes. Director of Facilities George... Read more »

Making the Most of a Virtual College Visit 

If in-person campus tours will be virtual rather than real for this year’s soon-to-be-rising seniors, how can students get a true sense of the schools of their choice?  Colleges and universities have... Read more »

Roosevelt Students Discover their Passions during Career Day 

When Roosevelt School students filled out a questionnaire about Career Exploration Day, many said they were interested in doing good in the world. The December 16 virtual event reflected that, with presentations... Read more »

Main Street School Honored with Super Ambassador School Award 

Main Street School in Irvington has been awarded the inaugural Super Ambassador School award and plaque from the Be a Friend Project. The school was recognized for its longtime, schoolwide dedication of administrators, staff and students as ambassadors... Read more »

New Era of Holistic Criteria Is Good News for Applicants 

As a high school counselor here in Westchester County and owner of a college counseling business, I have been getting a lot of questions about what changes we will see on the... Read more »

Sleepy Hollow Teacher Creates Sustainability Card Game  

Sleepy Hollow Middle School science teacher Michael Garguilo has a passion for both educating his students and spreading the message of sustainability. “Environmentalism has always been one of my passions,” stresses Garguilo. “Our... Read more »

Two Ossining Seniors are Finalists for National Science Award 

Two Ossining High School seniors in the Science Research Program are finalists for the 2020 American Academy of Neurology and Child Neurology Society’s Neuroscience Research Prize.  Meagan Ryan and Bonnie Lin are among 10 finalists for the... Read more »

Briarcliff Students Give Back 

‘Twas the season for giving and in December students throughout the district gave back to the community by creating holiday cards for nursing homes.   Briarcliff High School students created letters and greeting cards... Read more »

No One Told Me There’d Be Math! 

Some  kids say, “I’m bad at math,” and some parents say it too. If you can manage your math anxiety, and do some modelling, you can help your child.   Model how you... Read more »

Ten Local Scholars Among Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalists

$1.2 Million in Awards to Go to Scholars and their Schools for Trailblazing Scientific Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Society for Science (the Society) announced the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science... Read more »