Superintendent Q&A: Dr. Kristopher Harrison, Irvington Union Free School District 

How do you feel the current school year went?   In Irvington, we had another great school year that was highlighted by great student growth and accomplishment.  This was seen in our... Read more »

The Ossining Children’s Center Breaks Ground for Rebecca and Arthur Samberg Building

On July 24th, the Ossining Children’s Center (OCC) broke ground for the Rebecca and Arthur Samberg building at 32 State Street in Ossining during a short ceremony honoring the Sambergs’ contributions to... Read more »

Pocantico Recognizes English Language Learners for their Success

Pocantico Hills School students who are not native speakers of English come from many countries including China, Libya, Colombia, Philippines, India and Ecuador. Each year, the school celebrates the diversity of families’... Read more »

Tarrytown Fourth Graders Create Winning Name for a Falcon Chick – Cardi Beak!

The winner is…Cardi Beak! For years, peregrine falcons have laid eggs in early spring and birthed chicks soon after in a manmade nest box, installed and maintained by the New York State... Read more »

Irvington Fifth Graders See How Robotics Protect the Environment

Irvington Main Street School fifth graders welcomed Westchester County Police Detective Thomas Barker, who brought the department’s Hazardous Devices Unit robot to school on June 7. Detective Barker demonstrated how the 1,000-pound... Read more »

Ossining Senior Uses Virtual Reality to Study Concussions

  Ossining High School senior Giovanni Santucci won the Best in Category award for behavioral and social sciences at the recent Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix. His cutting-edge research... Read more »

Pocantico Eighth-Graders Design Innovative Solutions to Life’s Problems

Pocantico Hills School eighth-graders identified challenges in life and developed potential solutions in this year’s Innovation & Design class. School Superintendent Carol Conklin-Spillane (who retired on June 30) said, “You have demonstrated... Read more »

Irvington High School Science Research Students Earn Awards at Westlake Competition

Thirteen sophomores who are members of Irvington High School’s Science Research program earned top awards at the Westlake Science Competition on June 1. The students were among 260 students from 16 schools... Read more »

Irvington High School’s Academic Challenge Team Named Runner-Up at National Academic Championship

Members of Irvington High School’s Academic Challenge team had an outstanding performance at the 37th annual National Academic Championship, held at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia, from May 31... Read more »

Beyond Frogs – BMS Seventh Graders Dissect Crayfish

Teacher Jessica Loprieno created a hands-on experience for her seventh graders in the form of a crayfish dissection, explaining, “…crayfish …can be sustainably harvested and instead of super sharp knives or scalpels,... Read more »