Pocantico Kids Receive Book Bags Filled with Books

Pre-kindergarten students at Pocantico Hills School recently received bedtime book bags prepared by library media specialist Anne Price-Gordon. Each bag contains three books, a mix of fiction and non-fiction. Children take the... Read more »

Eighth-Grader Wins Pocantico GeoBee for Second Year in a Row

For the second consecutive year, Maryum Faisal won the Pocantico Hills School’s National Geographic GeoBee. The eighth-grader will take an online test to see if she qualifies to compete in the New... Read more »

Pocantico Hills Students Spread Holiday Cheer through Music 

Elementary and middle school students at Pocantico Hills School brought holiday cheer to audiences at their winter concerts on December 4 and 11.  The first- and second-grade chorus and the third and fourth grade chorus performed in the... Read more »

Pocantico Hills School to Add Therapy Dog to Staff 

Duke, an American Staffordshire terrier mix, was four months old when Mario Suarez, a therapeutic support center teacher at Pocantico, and his family found him at the North Shore Animal League America shelter in Nassau County and... Read more »

Pocantico Chorus Performs with Renowned Classical Violinist

Students in the seventh- and eighth-grade Pocantico Hills chorus shared the stage at Norwalk Concert Hall in Connecticut on November 8 with renowned classical violinist Alexander Markov, joining dozens of talented singers from middle... Read more »

Pocantico Recognizes Nearly 50 Students for “Super Summer Reading” 

Forty-six Pocantico Hills Central School students read a total of 696 books, an average of 19 each, for the “Super Summer Reader” program. The students listed the books in a log, which they... Read more »

Author Speaks to Pocantico Students about Kindness, Empathy, and Yoga 

Children’s book author Susan Verde visited Pocantico Hills School October 11 to speak with children in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade.   A New York Times bestselling author whose books include The Museum, The Water Princess, and I Am Human: A... Read more »

Historic Hudson Valley’s Women’s History Institute Accepting Applications for Summer Research Fellowships

Historic Hudson Valley’s The Women’s History Institute is offering Summer Research Fellowships to support college and graduate students engaged in scholarly research connected to the lives of women in the Hudson Valley... Read more »

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 »