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 »

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 »