In Our Schools

Anything Goes Aboard The SHHS Ocean Liner

AnythingGoes

|  by Morey Storck  | Anything Goes, is a classic 1930’s Broadway musical comedy; the audience came to the theater to be entertained and to escape, at least for one evening. It was The Depression, after all.  Theatre-goers expected campy jokes, convoluted romance, singable songs and happy endings. Segue to 2015: Julie Colangelo-Dore, who is directing this month’s Sleepy Hollow ... Read More »

Sleepy Hollow High Students Compete in Science Fair

Elizabeth Sobolik

|  by Katy Kachnowski  |   On March 7, high school students from all across Westchester gathered in the Sleepy Hollow High School gymnasiums to compete in the annual Westchester Science and Engineering Fair (WESEF).  This year’s event hosted 423 projects from a total of 35 schools. Science research is a three-year elective in the high school. Students pick an ... Read More »

Sleepy Hollow Parents Organize Academic Summer Camp

AcademicSummerCamp

| by Elaine Marranzano |   Surprised by the lack of summer school for young children, local parents are organizing something of their own to fill the gap. Sleepy Hollow residents Michael Kampen and Rachel Schroeder are spearheading efforts to create an academic summer camp for children about to enter first grade in the Tarrytown School District. “When our daughter ... Read More »

State Tax Cap Freeze Prompts School Districts’ Fiscal Belt Tightening

| by Robert Kimmel |   Along with maintaining quality educational standards, preserving a small amount of tax relief for homeowners is one of the primary motivators of local school district authorities preparing their budgets for the coming year. As part of the temporary tax freeze for school districts set by state lawmakers, most homeowners in Irvington, Sleepy Hollow, and ... Read More »