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Irvington High Students Debate Global Issues at Model UN Conference

By Rick Pezzullo— Members of the Model United Nations Club at Irvington High School recently participated in the Masters School Model UN Conference where they engaged in parliamentary procedures, delivered speeches and debated to reach agreements with delegate... More »

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A Night for Suicide Awareness Slated at Sleepy Hollow High

By Tom Pedulla— Peggy Noonan wishes her son, Kevin, had openly discussed the anguish he surely endured before he took his life in his Penn State dorm room on Sept. 30, 2022. She is taking up a microphone, hoping to prevent other tragic losses. Noonan, the aunt... More »

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Voters Approve $87M Tarrytown Capital School Bond

By Rick Pezzullo— Voters in the Tarrytown School District were in a holiday spirit Tuesday as they overwhelmingly approved an $87 million capital school bond. According to unofficial results provided by the district, the bond was approved by a margin of 972 to... More »

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$87M Tarrytown Capital School Bond on Ballot Tuesday

By Rick Pezzullo— Voters in the Tarrytown School District will be heading to the polls Tuesday to decide on an $87 million capital school bond. Voting on Dec. 12 will take place from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tarrytown residents will cast their votes at Washington Irvi... More »

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Villages, School District Awarded Grant for Safer Streets

By Rick Pezzullo— The trio collaboration of the villages of Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown and the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns has been awarded a $340,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to create a Safe Streets and Roads for All Action Plan... More »

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Essay Contest For Westchester Students

Lifting Up Westchester, a non-profit agency committed to helping individuals experiencing homelessness and hunger achieve self-sufficiency, announces their seventh annual high school student essay contest.  Open to all students attending school in Westchester ... More »

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Sleepy Hollow High School Named to AP Honor Roll

By Rick Pezzullo— Sleepy Hollow High School has been recognized by the national College Board for its Advanced Placement Program (AP). The high school earned a “Gold” distinction on the AP School Honor Roll, which showcases schools whose AP programs are produc... More »

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Masters Senior Chosen for National Debate Team

By Aurora Horn– Talk about multitalented! Alexa Murphy, Sleepy Hollow resident and current senior at The Masters School, in addition to being Youth Poet Laureate of Westchester County, has also been named to the USA Debate Team in World Debate. Of the 12 high ... More »

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First Electric Bus Unveiled in Tarrytown School District

By Rick Pezzullo— The first electric school bus in the Tarrytown School District was recently unveiled. A ribbon-cutting was held Aug. 28 with school officials, Tarrytown Mayor Karen Brown and former State Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti, who obtained a grant to h... More »

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Governor Hochul Drops In On Opening Day At Washington Irving School

Along with their regular teachers and school administrators, students at Tarrytown’s Washington Irving School had a few extra adults there to greet them Tuesday morning, the opening day of the school year. Governor Kathy Hochul, accompanied by Senate Majority ... More »

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Rivertowns High Schools Rate High in U.S. News Rankings

By Barrett Seaman— Four rivertown high schools, including Irvington and Dobbs Ferry, made the top 1,000 “best” high schools in the latest U.S. News and World Report ranking, with Irvington rated 271st out of 25,000 schools surveyed nationwide. Within New York ... More »

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Tarrytown School District Partners with Energy Solutions Leader

By Rick Pezzullo— The Tarrytown School District has formed a partnership with a leader in energy solutions in an effort to enhance school facilities and become more environmentally sustainable. The district is undertaking an Energy Performance Contract (EPC) t... More »

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Irvington Appoints Acting Superintendent During Harrison Absence

By Rick Pezzullo— The Irvington School District Board of Education last week appointed Dr. Joel Adelberg as acting superintendent to support the district during Superintendent Dr. Kristopher Harrison’s medical leave. Harrison has been away from the district du... More »

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SH High Students Earn Academic Honors from College Board

By Rick Pezzullo— Ten students at Sleepy Hollow High School earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. The annual National Recognition Programs honor the strong academic performances of underrepresented students. The awards pr... More »

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Irvington School District Appoints Director of Special Projects

By Rick Pezzullo— The Irvington School Board of Education earlier this summer appointed Heather Shaughnessy as director of special projects. “We are excited to have Heather join the IUFSD team in her new role,” Assistant Superintendent for Instruction and Huma... More »

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Dobbs Ferry Appoints New Principal at Springhurst Elementary

By Rick Pezzullo— The Dobbs Ferry Board of Education this week appointed Dr. Tashia Brown as the new principal at Springhurst Elementary School. Brown, who most recently served as an elementary school principal in the Scarsdale School District, was selected fr... More »

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Sleepy Hollow High Class of 2023 Celebrates Graduation

by Rick Pezzullo—- The Sleepy Hollow High School Class of 2023 received its diplomas June 22 on the high school athletic field. The Valedictorian was Carter Grose and the Salutatorian was Isabella Levine. The following is a complete list of the graduates: Cris... More »

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Irvington High School Celebrates Class of 2023

By Rick Pezzullo— Irvington High School celebrated its Class of 2023 during a commencement ceremony June 17 at Matthiessen Park. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kristopher Harrison highlighted the spirit and accomplishments of the graduates during their four yea... More »

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