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  • The Outdoor Classroom

    “Berries!” “Pine Cones!” shouted third grade students from Washington Irving Intermediate School as they walked along the trails at the Peabody Preserve in Sleepy Hollow. Students from the Dual Language Program participated in a Nature Scavenger Hunt Thursday looking for clues.

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  • Mural at Morse

    Mrs. Dietz's first and second grade art classes have been hard at work creating a beautiful mural to permanently display at Morse school. Each class read the children's book "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds. The story is about a little girl named Vashti who goes to art class and just doesn't know what to draw. Her art teacher suggests, "just make a mark and see where it takes you!"

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  • Done To Death

    When a group of mystery writers get together to write a television script what else would you expect – but murder! Sleepy Hollow High School students bring the roles to life this weekend when they perform Fred Carmichael’s comedic murder mystery “Done to Death.”

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  • More Than a Thousand Socks Donated During Socktober

    Student government representatives from Washington Irving Intermediate School could hardly contain their excitement Monday, while they counted and boxed socks donated to their school during their Socktober Drive. 1,067 pairs of socks for the homeless were donated by teachers, students, administrators and staff members from all of the Public Schools of The Tarrytowns. A community even donated 30 pairs directly from Amazon to the District

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  • National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

    The Sleepy Hollow High School Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed more than 80 new members during its fall induction ceremony. Students who show superiority in scholarship, leadership, and character are invited to apply for this prestigious organization.

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  • Honoring Veterans

    On a cloudy fall day, Sleepy Hollow Middle School students showed their support for the men and women who have served our nation by installing 400 American Flags on the middle/high school lawn. Each flag was placed one-by-one into the ground to create a formation similar to Arlington Cemetery in Virginia. It truly is a labor of love.

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  • Family Science Night

    Wednesday, Nov 14th 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm (Check-in begins at 6:10 pm. Activities begin at 6:30 pm sharp) Sleepy Hollow High School (Please make sure to use High School entrance – look for the balloons!) For all students in grades K - 5 and their parents

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  • No Shave November

    Sleepy Hollow High School administrators, teachers and staff members are tossing aside their razors for a good cause – The American Cancer Society. Please join them! No Shave November is a month-long initiative to forgo the luxury of shaving in order to show support for those battling cancer and to raise awareness of the need for vital cancer research. Money normally used for shaving products will be donated to the cause. The suggested donation is $20.

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  • Student Musicians Honored

    Congratulations to our Sleepy Hollow High School musicians who have been recognized for their musical accomplishments.

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  • Who To Speak To When You Have A Question Or Concern

    Dear Parents and Community Members, Nurturing and supporting effective communication with all members of our community has been a long standing goal of the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns. Research on effective education consistently indicates that effective communication and collaboration between our schools, parents, and community can have a significant positive impact upon the academic achievement and social/emotional development of students.

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  • Black Violin

    Please support our Sleepy Hollow Orchestra students who have been invited to join the Purchase College Orchestra and perform with the famous string duo “Black Violin.” Students Natalie Smith, Sam Leviatin, Julia Friedman, and Cori Trenczer will take the stage on Friday, October 26th at 8:00pm at the Purchase College Performing Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased online at the Purchase Performing Arts Center Box Office.

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  • National Merit Scholars

    Congratulations to seven Tarrytown High School Seniors who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation Program for their outstanding performance on the October 2017 PSAT/NMSQT.

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  • Socktober

    Most people don’t think twice about putting on a pair of clean socks every morning but for those living in shelters or on the streets, it can be a luxury. That is why Washington Irving School Librarian Kerri DiLascio is sponsoring a Socktober Campaign this month. The school is collecting new and unused socks for men, women, children and infants. According to studies, socks are the least donated item for the homeless.

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  • Washington Irving Intermediate School Taking Part in Socktober

    During the month of October NEW socks are being collected by students at the Washington Irving Intermediate School

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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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  • 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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  • 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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