Briarcliff High School Student Receives Highest Girl Scout Honor

Briarcliff High School Student Stephanie Vaream recently earned her Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouts. The high school senior who has been a Girl Scout since kindergarten chose... Read more »

Tappan Zee Bridge Demolition: Watch the Replay

Check out the Tappan Zee Bridge just before the demolition plus a replay of the live stream of the implosion itself (live stream courtesy of Eyewitness News ABC7NY) https://bit.ly/2RxpeJG Read more »

Hour of Code Teaches Irvington Main Street School Students Logic and Critical Thinking

Main Street School fourth- and fifth-graders participated in a variety of coding and computer programming activities as part of the worldwide Hour of Code, a highlight of Computer Science Education Week Dec.... Read more »

Hour of Coding forTarrytown First Graders

Students in Christine Groven and David Suarez’s first grade classes at W.L. Morse sat at their desks and concentrated on the task before them – helping Pixel, the dog, find his family.... Read more »

Irvington Dows Lane Elementary School Students Choose Kindness To ‘Box Out Bullying’

Dows Lane Elementary School kindergarten- through third-graders students were treated to a lively and interactive assembly presentation, Box Out Bullying, on December 7. Box Out Bullying, founded by Jeremy Rubenstein in 2008,... Read more »
Tappan Zee Bridge Demolition

Controlled Demolition Of Old Tappan Zee Bridge Postponed and Rescheduled

Due to sustained winds, Saturday’s controlled demolition of the Tappan Zee Bridge has been postponed. It is now scheduled for Tuesday, January 15 at approximately 10 a.m., according to a press release... Read more »

BMS Eighth Graders Use Geometry to Explore Logos

Gina Cotone’s eighth grade math class, with the help of BMS teacher Austin Perry, was introduced to transformational geometry through the lens of logo and advertising designs. Students were assigned the task of creating... Read more »

Celebrating 90 Years of Serving Our Community and Our Kids

In 1929, just before the start of the Great Depression, Abe Katz opened a general store on the corner of Spring Place and Maple Street in downtown Ossining. Four locations and a... Read more »

Pakistani-American Author Visits Pocantico for the 2018 Global Read Aloud

Children’s book author Aisha Saeed visited the Pocantico Hills School on November 6 (she also visited Main Street School in Irvington – see December’s Education Round-Up) as part of this year’s Global... Read more »

Scholar Athlete of the Month: Jaida Strippoli

Jaida Strippoli, a three-sport athlete at Ossining High School, has proven to be an impressive athlete, student, and participant in many extracurricular activities. Throughout her high school varsity basketball career, she has... Read more »