Sleepy Hollow High School Sophomores Win Hall of Fame Essay Writing Contest

The Sleepy Hollow Historical Society has been sponsoring their Hall of Fame Essay Contest, in which sophomores at Sleepy Hollow High School research and write an essay nominating an individual who has... Read more »

IMS Students Present Student Made PSAs

On Wednesday, May 30, at 6:30 p.m. in the Irvington schools’ Campus Theater, the Irvington Middle School 7th grade students will present the first annual IMS & Jacob Burns Film Center Movie... Read more »

Local School Board Election and Budget Results

Local School Board and Budget election results for Irvington, Briarcliff Manor and the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns. Read more »
Carol Conklin Spillane

Potential Impact of Controversial New Teacher & Principal Evaluation System

I am one of nearly 1,400 NYS principals who endorsed an open letter to the New York State Education Department to raise awareness about APPR (Annual Professional Performance Review), the controversial new... Read more »
briarcliff schools reduced budget

Briarcliff-More Tightening and Another Reduced Budget

On Monday, April 16th, the Board of Education for the Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District adopted the proposed budget, submitted by Superintendent Neal Miller, of $47,650,000 for the upcoming 2012-2013 school... Read more »
Irvington-Preparing for New Blood

Irvington-Preparing for New Blood

On April 3rd, The Irvington Board of Education adopted Superintendent Robert Roelle’s proposed budget for 2012-2013 which came in at $51,156,000. This represents an increase of 1.65% over last year’s budget and... Read more »
Tarrytowns-Under the Cap and Doing More with Less

Tarrytowns-Under the Cap and Doing More With Less

On the evening of April 24th, the Board of Education for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns was scheduled to adopt a budget of $66,827,609. The budget will be put before the... Read more »

Cooperative Planning and Shared Decision Making in the Briarcliff Schools

The Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District is pleased to announce the formation of new Building Compact Committees and the District Enabling Committee.  These committees are directed by the New Compact for... Read more »
The Good High School

The Good School – Sleepy Hollow to Serve as Model

In the early 1980s, Harvard Professor and Sociologist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot published The Good High School, which helped usher in a new paradigm in public education. She asked the question,  “What makes a... Read more »

Irvington UFSD and Irvington Teachers’ Association Reach Contract Agreement

  After almost three years of collective bargaining, the Irvington Union Free School District Board of Education and the Irvington Faculty Association (“IFA”) are pleased to announce that the parties have reached... Read more »