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 »

Pocantico Recognizes English Language Learners for their Success

Pocantico Hills School students who are not native speakers of English come from many countries including China, Libya, Colombia, Philippines, India and Ecuador. Each year, the school celebrates the diversity of families’... Read more »

Pocantico Eighth-Graders Design Innovative Solutions to Life’s Problems

Pocantico Hills School eighth-graders identified challenges in life and developed potential solutions in this year’s Innovation & Design class. School Superintendent Carol Conklin-Spillane (who retired on June 30) said, “You have demonstrated... Read more »

Pocantico Students Give Radiant Performance of Charlotte’s Web

Forty second-graders at Pocantico Hills School dressed up as Fern, Charlotte, Wilbur and other characters on the Zuckerman Farm to perform Charlotte’s Web on June 7. The performance has been an annual... Read more »

Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve’s 2019 Gala Honor President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve presented the inaugural John D. Rockefeller Jr.  Park Preservation Award to President Bill Clinton and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Friends Annual Gala... Read more »

Author and Poet Janet Wong Visits Pocantico for National Poetry Month

Pocantico Hills School students in pre-K through fifth grade received a special treat before spring break – a visit from children’s author and poet Janet Wong. Wong has written 33 books and... Read more »

VIP Stars! Pocantico Hills PTA Rolls out the Red Carpet for the Teacher & Staff Appreciation Lunch

Pocantico Hills School employees received VIP treatment on May 7 at the annual PTA Teacher & Staff Appreciation Lunch. The event’s theme was VIP Stars. Decorations were red and gold, with paper... Read more »