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SH High Chemistry Teacher Strives to Help Students Succeed

by Maria Ann Roglieri –  The Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow District shines because of many teachers who are unsung heroes. Their above-and-beyond dedication to their students is apparent in many things they do. Jason Choi, chemistry teacher for 22 years and current ... More »


Holiday Fun

The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns’ Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns (“AFHT”) held their annual Holiday Celebration on December 13 at John Paulding School. Families gathered for a festive evening, enjoying a potluck dinner, holiday crafts, m... More »


Main Street School Stands Up Against Bullying

Dressed in white and orange shirts, Main Street School students and staff members in Irvington celebrated Unity Day, the signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month, by uniting against bullying and showing their support. In addition, the students par... More »


Local High School Basketball Teams Gear Up for Season

by Tom Pedulla –  GIRLS DOBBS FERRY Last year’s record: 12-10 Top returning players: Raquel Addona, Allison Burtt, Kayla Halvorson, Camryn McCarthy, Alexa Reith, Julia Schwabe. Key to success: Dobbs Ferry has plenty of offensive firepower. Hard work on defense... More »


Irvington Senior is Center of Attack for Bulldogs This Season

by Tom Pedulla –  Sidney Thybulle, a center, and Colby Martins, a guard, played basketball together for so many years that they learned to anticipate each other’s moves and developed games that complemented one another. They long dreamt of helping Irvington Hi... More »


What College Admissions Committees Are Really Looking For

by Bettina Weil Many students applying to college this fall will no doubt fret over every detail of their applications. The truth is, however, that college admissions committees do not treat all aspects of the application equally. So, students should take heed... More »


SH Middle School Student Aiming for College Soccer Scholarship

by Tom Pedulla –  The pursuit of excellence in sports can often feel like a solitary journey. Not for 11-year-old soccer player Julissa Casiano. Her ever-cheering grandparents, Mariana and Oscar Segarra, played the sport in Ecuador before they immigrated to th... More »

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Dobbs Ferry Quarterback Embraces School’s Rich Tradition

by Tom Pedulla –  Patrick Straub, in his third year as quarterback at Dobbs Ferry, could not have had a more appropriate word on the back of the blue shirt he wore during a recent practice: Tradition. Straub, aiming to lead the Eagles to the Section 1 Class C ... More »


Irvington High Junior Semifinalist in International Competition

by Anna Young –  Irvington High School junior Jerry Wu won semifinalist honors last month in the prestigious international Breakthrough Junior Challenge competition. The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is a global initiative that aims to develop and demonstrate ... More »


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 »


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 »