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  • Principal Walley’s Read Aloud

    What better way to welcome students to a new school year than with a book. Thursday, Torrance Walley, the new principal at W.L. Morse, read The Kissing Hand to incoming first and second-graders.

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  • Meet Tarrytown’s New Curriculum Director Dr. Gail Duffy

    The success of the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns hinges on meeting the needs of all students and Dr. Gail Duffy embraced that challenge as she took on the role of Curriculum Director for the District. Dr. Duffy is responsible for curriculum, instruction, instructional assessments, and educational technology implemented by teachers in the classroom. “It’s all things kids, which is who I am,” said Dr. Duffy during a recent interview. “My skill set can enrich what is already a great entity.”

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  • Joy Myke Assumes Role of Business Administrator

    Parents and students may consider the summer break as a time to relax but these summer days have been filled with activities for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns new Business Administrator Joy Myke. Myke joined the District on July 1st and has been on the go ever since. “Summer is the busiest time of the school year,” said Myke. “You are finishing one year and opening up a new year. There are many tasks to complete.”

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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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  • Freshman Orientation

    Incoming freshmen to Sleepy Hollow High School will get a warm welcome in September. For the first time in recent years, the school will conduct a Freshman Orientation on September 5th, the day before classes officially begin in the district.

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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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  • Sleepy Hollow Middle School Students “GO TECHKNOW’

    Sleepy Hollow Middle School students are discovering that a whole world of technology exists at their fingertips while attending IBM’s Girls Go TechKnow and Boys Go TechKnow Camp. IBM offers four days of hands-on-experience in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to students from six school districts in Westchester County.

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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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  • Hudson Scholars Program Enriches Summer

    VISUAL STORY: See how some of our rising sixth and seventh grade students are spending their summer with the help of Hackley School mentors.

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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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  • SHHS National English Honor Society Sponsors Gently Used Book Drive

    The Sleepy Hollow High School Chapter of the National English Honor Society is sponsoring its annual gently used book drive.  We are focusing on children and young adult books, but all books are welcome

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  • Sleepy Hollow High School Senior Selected as 2018 YoungArts Winner

    Sleepy Hollow High School senior, William Gary, is among the 757 winners selected over 7,600 applications from across the United States as 2018 YoungArts winners. The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) notified William Gary in December 2017 of the award.

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  • Tarrytown Arts Camp is back and better than ever!

    Now open for registration! July 9-27 (Multi-Arts, Clay, and Architecture) Info and register at: TarrytownArtsCamp.com Camp fills up quickly and has limited spots, so register soon! Financial aid available.

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  • Autism Awareness Day

    A sea of blue filled classrooms and hallways throughout the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns on Thursday to mark Autism Awareness Day. As a sign of support, administrators, teachers, staff and students wore blue shirts. World Autism Day is April 2nd and recognizes children and adults living with autism.

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  • SHHS Students Inducted into Tri-M Music Honor Society

    Fourteen talented Sleepy Hollow High School musicians and singers were inducted Monday night into the prestigious Tri-M Music Honor Society.

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