"In Need Of Improvement", State Department of Education Notifies School Superintendent

In a letter written by the Schools of the Tarrytowns Superintendent Howard Smith, addressed to teachers prior to the start of the school year, he noted that "back-to-school letters should be written... Read more »

Washington Irving School Awash in Pirates

The Family YMCA at Tarrytown’s peerless After School Theater program this fall sets sail with great fanfare as they present over 90 children in the delightful 1879 operetta Pirates of Penzance by... Read more »

Under 14s Soccer Compete in Chicago

This past summer a team of fourteen boys flew to Chicago and represented the Villages of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown in the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) National Games. Read more »

Under Construction and Over Budget

Just when you think everything is on track, something happens. In the case of the $72.2 million Schools of the Tarrytowns’ Reconstruction Project, new estimates coming in from contractors bidding on the... Read more »

From River Journal, A Shattered Legacy

Last summer we ran an article entitled "A Tale of Two Schools" which was prompted by calls we had received from school personnel who were concerned with discipline and behavior issues within... Read more »

Hackley Hornets Win Barcelona Cup

This summer the Hackley Girls Soccer team improved their record to 41-0 after outscoring teams 21-2 at the Barcelona Cup in Spain. The Hornets went 5-0 in the European tournament which started... Read more »

The 90 Million Dollar Dig, How It Will Affect Your Taxes

Lying against the office wall of the Superintendent of Schools is a golden-colored metal shovel used on July 11th to commemorate the first stage of the School System’s reconstruction work. Read more »

Sleepy Hollow High School Annual Performing Arts Awards Dinner.

Lucie Steiner — Best Actress, flanked by Greg Valdespino — Best Supporting Actor, and Devin Mahoney — Best Actor. Not shown, Grace Wheelan — Best Supporting Actress. Read more »

When School’s Out, Construction Begins…
To Span Three Years

Outlines and timetables for the expansion and renovation of the Washington Irving School were presented at the final EPTA meeting held at John Paulding on May 30. Read more »

School Elections and Budget Vote Results

Proposition 1 – Budget $50,605,362 Approved Sleepy Hollow Yes: 392 No: 292 Tarrytown Yes: 584 No: 346 Proposition 2 – $329,000 for buses and vans Approved Sleepy Hollow Yes: 385 No: 269... Read more »