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Local Football Squads Optimistic at Start of Season

by Tom Pedulla –  Local high school football teams are gearing up for the upcoming season. The following is a preview of the area squads on the gridiron. Dobbs Ferry The Eagles, after finishing 7-3 and reaching the Section 1 Class C finals last year, will look... More »

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Jennifer Monness’s Meditation Lab in Our Local Schools

“I want my students to be the best versions of themselves  they can be when they finish a lab.” Two year ago, certified  yoga instructor and meditation instructor, Jennifer Monness, began teaching her meditation practice to varsity  and junior varsity Irvingto... More »

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Irvington Schools Reduce Waste with Expanded Program

When Irvington Union Free School District students return to school in the fall, they will have a renewed sense of commitment and deeper responsibility to care for their environment, thanks to an expanded district wide recycling and waste reduction program. “T... More »

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Student Hosts Forum on Gun Violence

by Anna Young –  With mass shootings a recurring incident nationwide, an Irvington High School student hosted a special gathering at the Irvington Town Hall Theater on May 23 to discuss measures that would put an end to the rash of gun violence and mass shooti... More »

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Running Takes Sleepy Hollow Junior to Record Heights

by Tom Pedulla – Max Cover began competing in track at Sleepy Hollow High School to improve his endurance as a soccer midfielder. He never imagined that running would take him to record heights. Cover broke two school records this year as a junior, demolishing... More »

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Hackley Senior to Pursue Career in Cyber Security at Stanford

by Pascaline Comas –  Jasmine Bayrooti Jasmine Bayrooti is an outstanding young woman distinguished by her spirit and her life goals. At only 18 years old, the senior high school student, at Hackley School in Tarrytown, passionate about computer science, has b... More »

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Dobbs Ferry Valedictorian Taking Year Off Before Harvard

by Anna Young –  Rebecca Cadenhead Dobbs Ferry High School valedictorian Rebecca Cadenhead has experienced more in her academic career than most have in a lifetime. Cadenhead has spent her adolescent years strictly focused on school and her many extra-curricul... More »

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Irvington High Valedictorian to Further Her Education at Brown

by Ruby Hanna –  Rachel Sklar Rachel Sklar, Irvington High School’s valedictorian, is the perfect representative of the motivation and passion for learning that best characterizes her generation. National Honor Society member, winner of the Harvard Book Award,... More »

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Sleepy Hollow High School Valedictorian and Salutatorian

by Julia Friedman –  Olivia Rudder Olivia Rudder finishes her high school career at the top of her class and with a great attitude regarding her experience at Sleepy Hollow High School. She said she loves the Class of 2018 and the friendly competition that exi... More »

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High School Females Learn About Running for Political Office

by Charlene Weigel –  The list of reasons why I shouldn’t be here is staggering. People say you are too dumb. Too shy,” State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins confided to 43 female high school students from around Westchester County. She reflected on her challen... More »