Two Briarcliff Students Recognized by the New York State School Music Association.

Junior Brian Zhou was selected for his English Horn playing to participate as part of the Wind Ensemble at the 2019 All-State Conference. This is the highest Statewide honor for high school... Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books: Irvington High School Teacher Pens History Book on Civil War

Over the last eight years, Irvington High School history teacher Chris Barry – whose great-great-grandfather fought with the 65th New York Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War – spent most of his summers and... Read more »

It’s a…Rocket! Tarrytown Blasts Off with Challenge Summer Institute  

Students played a different kind of Jeopardy! game when they attended a rocketry class at the Challenge Summer Institute.  They stood in front of a Smart Board and chose categories that included Materials,... Read more »

New Panels Capture Pocantico Hills School’s History and Beauty 

Ingenuity, Grit, Passion, and Gratitude. Those are a few of the inspiring words that surround stunning photos of the school’s architecture on the new acoustic panels that line the rear wall of the... Read more »

Irvington High School Student Earns Second Place at Genius Olympiad 

Elizabeth Lee, a rising senior at the time and member of Irvington High School’s Science Research program, won second place in the prestigious, international Genius Olympiad, held June 17-21 at SUNY Oswego.  ... Read more »

United Way Distributes Backpacks and School Supplies to 600 School Children

Children in Ossining, Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Elmsford, Peekskill and Putnam County benefitted from School Supply Drive that netted $11,750 in donations Approximately 600 students in Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Ossining, Elmsford, Peekskill, and... Read more »

Crazy, Hazy Never Lazy Action-Packed Days at Pocantico Day Camp 

Winning a pie-eating contest, seeing a favorite counselor get soaked in the dunk tank, playing in the Gaga ball pit, and making new friends were some of children’s favorite experiences at the Pocantico Hills Day... Read more »

Pocantico Staff Spruces Up the School for Fall 

Pocantico Hills School staff members, summer employees, and contractors worked hard to spruce up the school building in preparation for the first day of school. They painted, wiped down desks, cleaned windows, and maintained the pool... Read more »

Road to College: Back-to-School Toolkit 

On the Road to College, we have opportunities to start the year anew. January 1st is always a good feeling as adults, as we look forward to a new year with goals... Read more »

Local Resident Combines Love of Teaching and Singing to Help Others Grow 

Very often, the question “What do I want to do for the rest of my life?” can be frustrating, because it’s difficult to choose a career path when it seems as though there are hundreds... Read more »