Pocantico Hills Makerspace

Ideas Germinate in Pocantico’s New Makerspace Classroom

In Pocantico Hills Makerspace classroom, girls quibbled over a marker; boys found pencil tips breaking as they wrote; another student couldn’t log onto a computer. The scenarios weren’t real: The fourth-graders were... Read more »
Irvington Main Street School Aisha Saeed

Author Inspires Main Street School Students to Make a Difference

Main Street School fourth- and fifth-graders, who had been reading Amal Unbound, the story of a young Pakistani girl forced into indentured servitude as part of their Global School Read Aloud activities... Read more »
Washington Irving Socktober Drive

Tarrytown Donates Over 1,000 Socks for Socktober Drive for the Homeless

Student government representatives from Washington Irving Intermediate School counted 1,067 pairs of socks for the homeless donated by teachers, students, administrators and staff members from the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns during... Read more »

BMS 7th Graders Attend Leadership Conference

On November 8, Briarcliff Middle School Principal Susan Howard accompanied a small group of 7th graders to an annual leadership conference held at New York Medical College in Hawthorne and hosted by... Read more »
Sleepy Hollow High School Sleepy Hollow High School

Sleepy Hollow High Presents a Satirical Whodunnit – Done to Death

Five authors gather in what appears to be an ordinary film studio. Soon, they find themselves on a Caribbean Island. It’s all for fun in Fred Carmichael’s comedic murder mystery Done to... Read more »
Pocantico Hills Harvest Soup Festival

Pocantico Hills Students Participate in Farm-to-Table Harvest and Soup Festival

Five third-graders carefully carried their trophy out of the garden at the back of the school: a massive Italian zucchini bound for Chef Kassie Arcate’s outdoor chopping table, one of the main... Read more »

Congresswoman Lowey Speaks to River Journal

On November 6, Congress-woman Nita Lowey won a 16th term to the US Congress representing New York’s 17th District, which covers parts of Westchester and Rockland Counties. Following her re-election to the... Read more »
Riya Raina Anna Brijeski Kumon Awards

Kumon of Tarrytown Honors Local Students at Annual Awards Ceremony

Local resident, Riya Raina was recently awarded the “J by 6” achievement award at the Kumon of Tarrytown center in recognition for studying advanced algebra before the end of sixth grade. Riya,... Read more »

November 2018 Education Roundup

Once again, our schools are creating ever-evolving ways to help our students grow and develop. A new flexible learning space sparks creativity and engagement. A program in yoga and mindfulness helps children... Read more »

Education Roundup – September 2018

If you’re wondering, “Where or where did the summer of 2018 go?” – you’re not alone – seems we blinked and poof, it was gone! Fortunately, the students and teachers at our... Read more »