Irvington High School

Irvington Schools Flipped

Eight teachers at Irvington High School are becoming regular visitors in their students’ homes (at least virtually) as part of a new instructional strategy the district is experimenting with known as “flipping... Read more »
Douglass Bridge - Rutgers

A Jewel in the Crown at Rutgers University Part 2 – The Douglass Residential College for Women

River Journal printed Part I of this story in its December “Holiday Issue.” To read the article please click here. Recognizing the financial needs of students, scholarships through Douglass offer extraordinary experiences... Read more »
Sleepy Hollow High School teacher Jason Choi

2014 Education Roundup

Irvington, Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow and Briarcliff. Our area school districts are a vital part of our communities, and there are many noteworthy accomplishments or achievements by our students and staff every day that... Read more »
A Jewel in the Crown at Rutgers University

A Jewel in the Crown at Rutgers University

Just over 95 years ago in 1918, New Jersey College for Women opened its doors to 54 women. Although uncommon at that time, they were seeking something much overdue—the opportunity for a... Read more »
College Placement

College Placement…Increasingly Competitve

It’s no secret that university placement has become more competitive than ever. With application numbers rising and acceptance rates diminishing, high school students find themselves at a crossroads every fall during the... Read more »
Irvington Schools Film Festival

Irvington Middle School Film Festival… A Showcase of Talent

The third annual Sixth Grade IMS Film Festival celebrated movie projects that students created in collaboration with the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville. This collaborative project was made possible by The... Read more »
John Staiger, Jr., Asst. Supt. of Business Christopher Clouet, Superintendent

Full Court Press… School Board of The Tarrytowns’ $10,000,000 Proposition

The term “Full Court Press,” according to Webster’s New World Dictionary, is derived from the sport of basketball and is simply “the tactic of putting on pressure…” Off the court it also... Read more »
Tarrytown Middle School

Conversing…School District Capital Improvements

The Capital Improvement Project and Proposition that is to be voted on (Tuesday, December 10) is for the “health and safety of the students,” according to the Tarrytowns’ Superintendent Christopher Clouet. Many... Read more »
masters school north entry

The Masters School New Athletic & Arts Center Reflects Harkness Teaching Approach

The Masters School, located on 96-acres in Dobbs Ferry, has begun construction of its new Masters Athletic and Arts Center (MAAC). This dynamic, 75,000 square-foot building will be a dynamic addition to... Read more »

A Nearly $10,000,000 Proposition…T.U.F.S.D. Capital Improvement Projects

What’s Necessary vs. What Would be Nice. In speaking with the Tarrytowns’ new Superintendent of Schools, Chris Clouet, he was fairly confident that the School Board would approve a roughly ten million... Read more »