RJ/RJN April Preview > Inside a Cyber Classroom

Students Are Experiencing a New Kind of ‘Home’ Room We’re busy at work assembling the April 2020 edition of the combined River Journal/River Journal North. Not surprisingly, there is ample coverage of... Read more »

Theme Day Ideas for Home Schooling Kids

As an early childhood educator, I came up with a list of 30 theme days to keep lessons and activities fun and focused. If you have more theme day ideas, leave them... Read more »

Prepare for Online Learning During the Coronavirus Outbreak: Three Tips to Navigate

As schools and universities, along with places of work, close for short or longer term durations, online communication and learning is going to be a critical tool. Whether using Zoom™, Skype™, or... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month: Beckett Herman

Beckett Herman Sets Career Wrestling Record at Hen Hud  Hendrick Hudson High School senior wrestler Beckett Herman won his 130th career match earlier this year, vaulting him to the top of the list for career wins in the school’s... Read more »

SHHS Celebrates Black History Month

Members of the African American Culture Club at Sleepy Hollow High School discussed serious issues surrounding inclusivity and racism when they held their first-ever Black History Month Assembly. On Feb. 28, all... Read more »

From The Peekskill School Superintendent: In English and En Espanol

Dear Peekskill City School District Families, The health and safety of our students, staff and families is of the utmost importance to the Peekskill City School District. This morning, nearly all of... Read more »

Miss New York Scholarship Competition Returning to the Paramount in Peekskill

The Miss New York scholarship competition selects the representative for the state of New York in the Miss America scholarship pageant. Lauren Molella of Millbrook was crowned Miss New York 2019 last June at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theatre in Peekskill. She competed for the title of Miss America... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month – Skylar Holliday

Juggling academics and athletics can be a challenge for any student, but adding a strong community presence takes a degree of dedication that is rare. However, dedication and motivation are two characteristics that Skylar Holliday has demonstrated from a young age. As... Read more »

Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Student Art and Essay Contest

Sleepy Hollow Middle School art students utilized art as a visual language when they created original pieces that reflected and honored the life of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Andrea Harrison’s art... Read more »

Ossining Children’s Center Board of Directors Honored at ADO’s Annual Awards Breakfast

On March 5, the Ossining Children’s Center’s Board of Directors was honored by the Association of Development Officers at its annual Awards Breakfast. The award cited the OCC Board’s “transformational leadership in... Read more »