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A Nobel Laureate Cites SH High Biology Teacher as His Inspiration

by Barrett Seaman –  In early October, it was announced that Dr. Gregg Semenza, Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology, along with fellow scientists Drs. William G. Kaelin Jr. of Harvard Medical Sc... More »


Dr. Gregg Semenza, Sleepy Hollow High Grad, Wins Nobel Prize

Dr. Gregg L. Semenza, a 1974 graduate of Sleepy Hollow High School, was one of three researchers awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their groundbreaking work on how cells sense and adapt to changing levels of oxygen around them. He credits h... More »


Pair of Irvington Musicians Selected for All-State Band Festival

Two Irvington High School students have been selected to perform at the All-State Festival, which will take place in early December as part of the New York State School Music Association’s Winter Conference. Chaeil (Robert) Yun and Richard Ackerman will both p... More »


Residents to Vote on $19.7M Dobbs Ferry School Bond October 22

by Rick Pezzullo –  Residents in the Dobbs Ferry School District will be heading to the polls on October 22 to weigh in on a $19,977,378 capital project bond referendum that officials maintain will fund necessary building improvements and safety issues without... More »


Transfiguration School in Tarrytown Celebrates its 70th Year

by Rick Pezzullo –  While many Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of New York have closed their doors in recent years, The Transfiguration School in Tarrytown is thriving as it celebrates its 70th year. Founded by the Carmelite Friars in 1949, Transfiguration... More »


Six New Administrators Appointed in Irvington School District

by Rick Pezzullo –  Six new administrators were appointed by the Irvington School Board of Education during the summer. Juliet L. Gevargis-Mizimakoski was named principal of Irvington High School. With 17 years of experience in education, she joins Irvington f... More »


Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom Enhanced by Garden Shed

by Elaine Marranzano –  The Tarrytown School District Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom (PPOC) just keeps getting better. A donated garden shed is the most recent enhancement to the 40-acre learning center, located along Route 9 opposite the Sleepy Hollow Cem... More »


School News: Hall of Fame Essay Contest Winners

The annual Hall of Fame Essay contest, part of the curriculum for 10th graders at Sleepy Hollow High School, was won last semester by Maya Weitzen and Arya Glenn. The Tarrytown School District, The Historical Society Serving Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown, and th... More »


Irvington School District Grounds Crews Go Electric

By Barrett Seaman Even as private landscaping companies push back against recently enacted restrictions on the use of gas-powered blowers and other carbon-spewing lawn and garden equipment, the Irvington Union Free School District (IUFSD) is buying battery-ope... More »


Irvington Student Awarded Second Place at Genius Olympiad

Congratulations to Irvington High School’s Elizabeth Lee for winning second place (a silver medal) in the international Genius Olympiad, held this past June at SUNY Oswego. Participants in the competition were the 500 top science research students from 70 coun... More »


Interim SH High Athletic Director Looks to Revive Sports Programs

by Tom Pedulla –  Michael Gulino, who became the interim athletic director at Sleepy Hollow High School on July 1, is thinking big while admitting he has relatively little time to revive some of the school’s sagging sports programs. Gulino spoke of his desire ... More »