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Irvington High Seniors Recognized

  The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has recognized 12 Irvington High School seniors as Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students are honored annually for achieving exceptional scores on the Preliminary SAT/N... More »

National Merit Semifinalists from the Area Named

This week, 16,000 high school seniors from around the country have been named as semifinalists for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships. Winners, who will share in more than $30 million in scholarship money, will be announced in the spring. To qualify as a finali... More »

State to Launch COVID Dashboard for Every School District

Starting September 9, parents and teachers throughout New York State can go online and check the number of coronavirus cases currently affecting their school district. Schools will be required to send their data to the state Department of Health on a daily bas... More »

Local School Districts Unveil Plans for Reopening in September

By Rick Pezzullo– With Governor Andrew Cuomo giving the go-ahead earlier this month for school districts to reopen in September, local school officials have submitted plans on how students, faculty and staff can function safely during the coronavirus pandemic.... More »

Irvington Schools Launch Search for Equity and Inclusion

By Annie Rubinson— The growing momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement has spread to the rivertowns, prompting community members of all ages and backgrounds to share their experiences with racism and injustice. Nearly 200 Irvington residents gathered virtu... More »

Infection Rates Will Determine School Re-openings

By Robert Kimmel–   The reopening of schools in New York State for the coming term will depend primarily upon the daily infection rate of COVID-19 within regions in Phase IV of general re-opening, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced. The basic guideline: if th... More »

Cuomo to Tell Schools in Early August When and How to Re-Open

By Barrett Seaman– On the same day President Trump pushed states across the country to reopen their schools in the fall, Governor Andrew Cuomo set a timetable and process whereby New York State will determine whether its schools open or not—and how. “We will o... More »

Sleepy Hollow High School Class of 2020

Valedictorian: Sarah Clayton Salutatorian: Matthew A. Silver Emanuel Abreu Ivette Almanzar David Amay Aaron Andrade Victor Michael Aquino Lucero Mike Auquilla John Vernon A. Bacalan Ian J. Balestrieri Gabriel T Barragry Daniel F.Barriga Emma Catherine Basha De... More »

The Masters School Class of 2020

Jonas Eric Abady Sinan A. Aksu Dara Jolie Anhouse Maya Aninagyei Asante Lawrence Azzariti Zachary Thomas Barnet Alexandria Batson Julia Bavaro Sofia Sloane Benson Riley Jaye Block Anna Y. Bluhdorn Alexa M. Boglitz Timothy Borowiec Madison Burton Eiler Byberi J... More »

The Hackley School Class of 2020

Samuel Felix Perlman, Valedictorian Madeline V. Zuckerman, Salutatorian   Andrew Steven Abrons Emily Afriyie Lauren Marie Ahern Roya Foroughi Arjomand Christopher Bentley Arnold III Gabriel Diego Baez Jaewoo Bang Isabella Teresa Barrett David Ben-Ezra Joseph A... More »

Irvington High School Class of 2020

Valedictorian: Sarah Garcia Salutatorian: Zoe Jacobs   Leo Abbattista Nicole Abbattista Adama Ahmed Alexandra Alvarado Jason Anderson Jordan Anderson Isai Andrade Santiago Arango Cameron Asadi Ricardo Baez Grullon Payton C. Bailey Jacob Berg Benjamin Birkhahn ... More »

Making the Best of Virtual Commencements

By Annie Rubinson–   Dobbs Ferry High School Italian teacher Maria Addona attended her daughter’s college graduation last month, over Zoom due to COVID-19. “She didn’t even get a cap and gown… it broke my heart,” she said. Addona resolved to help provide a mem... More »