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No Regents Exams This Year

The New York State Board of Regents on April 6 announced that the June Regents exam, used to certify completion of high school in the state’s public schools, has been cancelled. Instead, schools are advised to rely on teachers’ evaluations and classroom perfor... More »

Artwork from Morse School in Sleepy Hollow
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Morse Students’ Artwork Achieves Widespread Display

Caption: Artwork at RSHM on Valley Street. (photo by Sunny McLean) by Robert Kimmel Artwork by the young students at the W. L. Morse School in Sleepy Hollow deserve more than just the exposure it receives within the school.  That was the judgement by the schoo... More »

Sleepy Hollow Athletes
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 Sleepy Hollow High Athletes Commit to Colleges

  Sleepy Hollow High School recognized four athletes who have committed to play at the collegiate level in the fall. The student-athletes, along with their coaches, are (from left to right): Luke McCarthy, Coach Jorge Veintimilla, Football (wide receiver), Wes... More »

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Irvington High School Names 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

School News Seniors Sarah Garcia and Zoe Jacobs have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Irvington High School Class of 2020. Garcia attributed her success to her intrinsic love of learning, dedication to any task she is given a... More »

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School News – Irvington – Hackley – Masters

Irvington Middle School Students a Step Ahead   Thanks to the generosity of the Irvington Middle School community, members of the Spanish Club donated more than 1,119 pairs of shoes to Soles4Souls, a charity that distributes new and used shoes to people in nee... More »

Taha Dinana grew up playing squash in Cairo.
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Masters School Squash Stars Commit to Top College Programs

by Kira Ratan –  They’ve held the number one spot on their respective girls and boys squash team at The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry since they arrived from Egypt several years ago.  Each has won national squash titles while in the U.S., so it’s no surprise t... More »

L-R: Sleepy Hollow High School Regeneron semifi nalists, Tess Kaplan and Samantha Livingston. Far Right: Rishit Gupta from Irvington High School.
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Local Students Semifinalists in Major Science Competition

by Robert Kimmel –  Reaching the semifinalist status of the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020 is no small achievement.  Described as “the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition for high school seniors,” the annual contest w... More »

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School News!

irvington Main Street School Names Spelling Bee Champions Fourth and fifth graders competed to claim the title of Main Street School’s best spellers during the 13th annual Spelling Bee championship, held January 10. Eighty-three fourth graders and 55 fifth gra... More »

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Sleepy Hollow Boys Hoops Team Make Memories on NBA Court

by Tom Pedulla The pizza was great, the lights were bright at Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, and rarely have fans of the Sleepy Hollow boys’ basketball team felt better about the Horsemen than they did Wednesday, January 15. No, Sleepy Hollow did not win, stagi... More »

Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns
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Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns

The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns’ Asociación de Familias Hispanas de los Tarrytowns (AFHT) held their annual Holiday Celebration on December 12th at John Paulding School. Families gathered for a festive evening, enjoying a potluck dinner, holiday crafts, m... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »