Ossining, Peekskill Schools Receive Grant for Mental Health Outreach

The Ossining School District has received a $160,000 grant from the Westchester Community Foundation for a yearlong Mental Health Outreach Project in partnership with the Peekskill School District. The funding will help... Read more »

Local Vacant Spaces Full of Possibility for Teens

Amphitheaters, go-carts, putt-putt, an infinity pool, a dog park and a zero-carbon footprint skate park are just a few concepts local students envision for the vacant spaces around Sleepy Hollow. Through a 2-day... Read more »

“Ossining Basics” Are a Key to Developing Early Literacy

The “Ossining Basics” program brought together parents, young children and staff from the Ossining School District and partner groups Nov. 5 to practice the fundamentals of early literacy and becoming school-ready. Youngsters... Read more »

How to Get Your Child Interested in STEM

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is a broad term that encompasses many different career paths as well as many educational opportunities. It can be daunting when you first... Read more »

Ossining High School Students Find Congressman Inspiring, Relatable

U.S. Rep. Mondaire Jones addressed many issues of concern to students in a recent visit to Ossining High School, including climate change, lack of affordable housing, the student debt crisis and even... Read more »

Ossining Theater Students Perform “LOVE/SICK,” an Unromantic Comedy

Ossining High School Drama mounted a production of the play “LOVE/SICK” by John Cariani in early November. “LOVE/SICK” is a collection of nine short plays that explore the joy and pain of... Read more »

Westchester County Office of Economic Development and Westchester Community College Announce Advanced Manufacturing Career Training Program

Program to help individuals with no prior experience build skills for an in-demand career  As part of the County’s commitment to growing the local advanced manufacturing industry and ensuring companies have access... Read more »

Claremont Elementary School Ossining and Woodside Elementary School Peekskill Students Win GDC Giving Thanks Greeting Card Contest

Students’ Schools Received $5,000 Donation From GDC Ginsburg Development Companies has announced the winners of the Thanksgiving Giving Thanks Greeting Card Design Contest where elementary school students from four different schools in... Read more »

Briarcliff High School’s National Honor Society Inducts 76 New Members

Briarcliff High School is one of the smallest public high schools in Westchester County, it can now boast a whopping 76 new inductees to the National Honor Society. Recently, math teacher and... 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 »