Children Learn about Ecology during Pocantico Hills Fundraiser at Rockefeller State Park 

Pocantico Hills School students identified trees, learned about macroinvertebrates, spotted frogs and turtles, and more at Rockefeller State Park Preserve on October 4 as part of the Pocantico Hills School Foundation’s Swan Lake Walk. The Foundation... Read more »

Pocantico Hills Students Prepare Vegetables for Annual Harvest Soup Day

Students, staff members, and parents harvested vegetables from the Pocantico Hills School garden and prepared them for the school’s annual Harvest Soup Day on October 17.  Children in kindergarten through fourth grade picked carrots, squash,... Read more »

Union Church of Pocantico Hills—A Humble Church Housing Artistic Masterworks

Visitors driving past the Union Church of Pocantico Hills on Bedford Road could be excused for viewing the village’s house of worship as a charming local building and not much more. Its sweet but modest façade scarcely hints at the world-class works of art inside.   But the... Read more »

Stone Barns Center Appoints New Executive Director

Design and sustainability expert Lauren Yarmuth to lead next chapter of impact and action for renowned food and farming nonprofit organization Lauren Yarmuth, a leading design thinker with expertise in sustainability and... Read more »

Bubbles Flowed at the Pocantico Hills PTA Welcome Back Party 

The Pocantico Hills PTA held a Welcome Back Party for the school community on September 13.  One of the highlights of the event was a visit from the Bubble Bus. Children danced to music and... Read more »

The Rockefeller State Preserve and Stone Barns Carry On a Legacy of Giving Back

  Glorious parkland or progressive farmstead? If you were a well-funded philanthropist, which would you donate to your local community? For the Rockefeller family, the answer was both. And for us fortunate residents of this corner... Read more »

New Panels Capture Pocantico Hills School’s History and Beauty 

Ingenuity, Grit, Passion, and Gratitude. Those are a few of the inspiring words that surround stunning photos of the school’s architecture on the new acoustic panels that line the rear wall of the... Read more »

Crazy, Hazy Never Lazy Action-Packed Days at Pocantico Day Camp 

Winning a pie-eating contest, seeing a favorite counselor get soaked in the dunk tank, playing in the Gaga ball pit, and making new friends were some of children’s favorite experiences at the Pocantico Hills Day... Read more »

Pocantico Staff Spruces Up the School for Fall 

Pocantico Hills School staff members, summer employees, and contractors worked hard to spruce up the school building in preparation for the first day of school. They painted, wiped down desks, cleaned windows, and maintained the pool... Read more »

Pocantico School District Appoints Adam Brown Principal 

The Pocantico Hills School District has appointed Adam Brown as the new principal and curriculum leader.  Brown, who was Pocantico’s director of curriculum and technology, started in his new position August 8, replacing Brent Harrington who left the... Read more »