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  • Saving The Monarch Butterfly:

    You could hear the excitement in the Morse auditorium Friday when parent Carol Vinzant released a Monarch butterfly with the help of first and second-graders. Known as everybody’s favorite butterfly, the black, orange and white insect could face endangerment and that is why Vinzant and parent Ginny Williams explained how the community can make a difference. Monarch butterflies only eat a plant called milkweed and Vinzant said pesticides, global warming and severe weather have impacted the plant and the species over time.

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  • Estuary Investigation:

    Second graders from W.L. Morse held on tightly to the seashells they discovered on the shore of the Hudson, the spoils of their morning at Kingsland Point Park. “I like how the sea shells show a rainbow,” said Lauren Taub as she marched with her class to another station Thursday at the Kathryn Davis Riverwalk Center.

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  • High School and Middle School Students Leave Their Mark on Character Education

    This summer, the Washington Irving Character Education and Diversity Team led by school psychologist Diana Longobucco arranged to have 3 students from the High School and Middle School paint 3 murals in the building expressing messages of good character.

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  • Go The Distance, Make A Difference

    Jose “Armani” Curet acts like any typical 11-year old. He loves to play basketball, baseball and wrestles. What you would never know by looking at the Sleepy Hollow Middle School student is that he had life-saving surgery and had to learn to walk again.

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  • Studying In The Outdoor Classroom:

    “You can stare at a book or a screen for as long as you want, but actually seeing biology in action is much more stimulating and inspiring.” That’s how one AP Biology student described the experience of studying in the Outdoor Classroom at the Peabody Preserve in Sleepy Hollow.

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  • Welcome Back, Tarrytown!

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  • Employees with 20 Years of Service

    Employees with twenty years of service to the District were recognized at the 2018-2019 opening day ceremony on September 4, 2018. Pictured from left to right are Christopher Borsari, Superintendent of School; Linda Moiron, Teaching Assistant; Denise Wagner, Special Education Teacher/ Special Education Department Chairperson; Cy Hughes, Director of Transportation; Brian Duschenchuk, 4th Grade Teacher; Sarina McGough Choi, English Teacher; Ana Ocasio-Rios, ESL Teacher; Kathleen Mannion, Special Education Teacher; Gilberto Pena, Bus Driver; Bruce Diggle, Maintenance Mechanic; and Mimi Godwin, Board of Education President. Missing from the picture are Jennifer LeFleur, Music Teacher and Ysmelda Rondon, Office Assistant.

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  • Message from the Superintendent

    Dear Parents and Students, I know that there are still a few more days left in summer recess, however, this letter serves as an additional gentle reminder that a new school year is fast approaching. On behalf of the entire faculty and staff, I would like to welcome you back to the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns for the 2018-2019 school year. I hope you have had as relaxing or active a summer as you had envisioned back in June and trust you will maximize the remaining days for a bit more relaxation, activity, or both! Our first day of school is September 6th and we are excitedly awaiting the return of our students.

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  • Assistant Superintendents

    The Board of Education of the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns is pleased to announce the appointment of two current TUFSD administrators to the positions of Assistant Superintendent for Learning and Assistant Superintendent for Administration at its August 30, 2018 meeting.

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  • 2018 - 2019 New Teachers

    Introducing our new teachers for the 2018-19 school year. Our new teachers participated in a 3 day new teacher orientation this week. They took a tour around the community, met district administrators, learned about curriculum, technology, APPR and the many different programs that the district offers . We are looking forward to a great year!

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  • Literacy Summer Institute

    A group of rising first, second and third-graders are getting the jumpstart they need for the new school year during a two-week Literacy Summer Institute being held at the W.L. Morse School. ELA/Math Developer Kristie Martinez is coordinating the program and explained how it helps combat summer learning loss

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  • Meet and Greet

    “Meet and Greet” events for W.L. Morse parents and students will take place in the W.L Morse Auditorium on August 16th at 10 AM and 6:30 PM, and August 28th at 1 PM and 6:30 PM. Mr. Walley will be introducing himself and reading a favorite children's book to attending students and parents.

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  • Web Accessibility: Audioeye

    Your Web Accessibility Ally To fulfill the promise of Americans with Disabilities Act, ensuring people with disabilities have equal opportunity to participate in the many services provided from the Public School of the Tarrytowns website, Public School of the Tarrytowns has adopted a leading-edge Web Accessibility solution called AudioEye.

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  • Re-Registration

    Based upon the Journal News Article and the Guidance Document from the State Education Department, District Administrators and our Legal Counsel are looking into our current practice of re-registration of students entering 6th grade to determine if it is in compliance with State guidelines.

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  • Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom: A Classroom Without Any Walls

    Two and a half years ago, Oscar Pak, then a freshman at Sleepy Hollow High School, began documenting the natural beauty of the Peabody Preserve Outdoor Classroom (PPOC), the collaboration of the community and school district as we worked to build and maintain the site, and its utilization by teachers and students as they visited and explored their outdoor classroom.

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  • Westlake Science Research Competition

    Congratulations to the 31 sophomores who competed in their first science research competition this past Saturday at Westlake High School. There were 355 projects from 16 schools. Special congrats to our 16 winners

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  • 2018 Challenge Summer Institute Application for Need-Based Scholarship

    Students who will enter grades 4-7 in the Fall, and who are entitled to receive free or reduced lunch through the Federal government are eligible to apply for this program. If selected, the applicant will receive free registration to the Challenge camp for that summer.

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  • Senior Artists Exhibit at Warner Library

    Warner Library is exhibiting the work of Sleepy Hollow High's graduating seniors; Charlie Hildick-Smith, William Gary, Lance Evans, Alex Shannon, Luke Bellas and Amaris Najera. Work ranges from oil painting, drawings and digital photography. Come out and support the student talent! Reception will be on Thursday, May 31st from 5-7pm. **Photo Credit to Charlie Hildick-Smith

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  • Myke Appointed as Business Administrator

    The Board of Education of the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns is pleased to announce the appointment of Joy A. Myke as the School Business Administrator. She will join the District on July 1. Ms. Myke has 15 ½ years of experience in education, including 8 years in the field of school finance. She currently serves as the Assistant Director of Business Affairs at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES.

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  • Physics in Focus

    The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) High School Physics Photo Contest is an international competition for high school students. For many years this contest has provided teachers and students an opportunity to learn about the physics behind natural and contrived situations by creating visual and written illustrations of various physical concepts.

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  • Class of 2018 Graduation Signs

    Join the SHHS English Honor Society in its fundraiser to show support for this year’s graduating class with Lawn and Window signs

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  • Message from the Superintendent

    Washington Irving Principal, Susan Bretti, announced today that she will be retiring at the end of this school year. Ms. Bretti has served in this role since joining the District in 2015.

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  • Budget Vote Results

    Thank You for supporting our students and schools!

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  • Greetings from the 5th Annual Horseman Color Me Mud Run!

    We hope you can join us on Saturday, June 16 at Kingsland Point Park for the 5th Annual Horseman Color Me Mud Run. We have new games, new color and new obstacles and even MORE FUN! This is a great community event with a FUN run followed by a Family Fair with games, giveaways and food!

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  • Lockdown Drill

    Today, May 3rd at 7:50 a.m., Sleepy Hollow High School and Middle School conducted a lockdown drill. The drill was performed for the purpose of ensuring that students and staff are informed on the safety protocols in the event of a lockdown. It was a successful drill. Students and staff are safe. The rest of the school day will resume as regularly scheduled.

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