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April 4, 2019

by Maria Ann Roglieri – 

Irvington High Wins AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Irvington High School has earned the College Board’s AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in Advanced Placement Computer Science A for 2018. Irvington High School was one of 685 (out of the 18,000+) secondary schools worldwide that offer AP courses to win the award.

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SH High Science Research Students Win Awards at WESEF

Congratulations to the 14 Sleepy Hollow High School students who competed in the Regeneron Westchester Science and Engineering Fair  (WESEF) on March 16 at Sleepy Hollow High School (SHHS). Approximately 600 students from Westchester and Putnam counties competed in the event where they presented their science research projects and were judged five times by five different judges. Special congratulations to the SHHS teachers working with the students, Michele Zielinski and David Erenberg, and to the following students who received awards in recognition of their outstanding science research:

Stella Vercesi, Ella McGovern, Samantha Livingston, Matthew Silver, Maya Millstein, Eliza Grose, Anna Lazin. Additional award recipients Stella Vercesi, Helen Tejada, Emma Guarnieri, Casey Oppenheim, Tess Kaplan, and Molly Brennan (who has also won a spot to compete at the International Genius Olympiad.)

Congratulations to Sleepy Hollow Musicians

Sleepy Hollow High School musicians Martin Povman, Sarah Clayton, and San Leviatin were selected from among students from nearly 100 New York State school districts to participate in the 2019 New York School Band Directors Association Symposium. All performed on March 2 and 3rd in Liverpool in the honors band.

Arbor Day Foundation Names Irvington Tree City USA

Once again, Irvington was named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Irvington was recognized because it met the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.

Trees planted and well maintained offer many benefits to a community: they not only beautify the neighborhood and increase property values but they also reduce home cooling costs, remove air pollutants and provide habitat for wildlife.

Phelps Hospital Receives Highest Rating in Westchester

Phelps received a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. Phelps, part of the Northwell Health System, received the highest rating (rated 4 out 5 stars) of hospitals in Westchester County from Hospital Compare, a consumer-oriented website that rates the performance of hospitals nationwide.

The ratings are based on several components, including patient surveys, timely and effective care, complications, readmissions, mortality and value of care. The site also directly compares performance measure information related to heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgery and other conditions.

Daniel Blum, President and CEO of Phelps said, “We are elated and incredibly proud to receive a four-star rating through CMS and Hospital Compare, establishing Phelps as the highest rated hospital in Westchester County. We have an exceptional staff of physicians and professional employees who are expert in their care, and unsurpassed in their caring. Our investment in exceptional people, technology and facilities assures that we provide the best care available to our patients.”

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