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  • Visual Story

    Washington Irving students immerse themselves in the Constitution during their recent Challenge Night.

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  • 2019 Spring Science Challenge

    Generate electricity by building your own wind turbine! Saturday, Mar 2nd 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (Check-in begins at 9:15 am. Activities begin at promptly at 9:30 am) Sleepy Hollow High School Cafeteria (Please make sure to use High School entrance near the gymnasium – look for the balloons!) For students in grades 4 – 6. Sign up as part of a team (5-6 members) or individually

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  • Students Teaching Teachers: Sleepy Hollow High Students Teach Science to Columbia University Doctoral Students

    Leana Peltier, a science teacher at Sleepy Hollow High School, accompanied four Sleepy Hollow High School seniors to Teachers College, Columbia University so they could attend one of her graduate classes. The four AP biology students, Antonio Soriano, Maggie Singman, Ana Hilario, and Gianna Johnson, designed and presented a lesson

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  • Sleepy Coffee Sets an Example

    Every morning at 10 o’clock, Sleepy Coffee rolls out in front of the main office at Sleepy Hollow High School providing morning refreshments to the entire school.

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  • Student Artists:

    Fourth and fifth-graders from Washington Irving learned about history, mathematics and art while creating the drawings that are on display at the Warner Library. The students were Inspired by Greek Mythology and Ancient Egypt to create replicas of murals, castles, stained-glass windows and etchings

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  • Finding Inspiration:

    “Inspiration can come from your imagination and it will pop up everywhere.” Fifth-grade students at Washington Irving learned that lesson today from author, actor and voice over artist David Neilsen who brought the printed word to life. The Tarrytown resident has written two spooky story books for eight to 12-year-old children entitled, “Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom” and “Beyond the Door”.

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  • Social Studies Challenge Night

    You are Cordially Invited to The Washington Irving 4th and 5th Grade Social Studies Challenge Night February 7, 6:30 pm Theme: The Constitution

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  • Picasso People

    The works of Pablo Picasso came to life today at W.L. Morse for Jeannette Dietz’s second grade art students. They have been studying the famous artist and creating two works of art of their own mimicking his style.

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  • Helping Those in Need

    Fifth-grade students from Washington Irving were honored on January 23, by Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner and the Town Council for reaching out to the community. The students collected more than one 1,000 pairs of socks from all over the District as part of Socktober.

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  • Doktor Kaboom!

    For one hour, fifth-grade students from Washington Irving were mesmerized by Doktor Kaboom’s comedy science show at the State University of New York at Purchase.

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  • The Art Of Flamenco:

    First grade students from Morse discovered the art of Flamenco Dancing on January 17 as they watched professional Flamenco Dancers and then moved their own arms and legs to the music. The District’s FLES program provides Spanish foreign language and culture classes to Elementary School students from kindergarten through third grade. The idea is to provide students with a strong base in the Spanish language.

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  • Washington Irving Community Honored

    Students, staff and administrators at Washington Irving Intermediate School will be honored by the Town of Greenburgh for reaching out to the community. During the month of October, they collected more than 1,000 pairs of socks for the homeless which were donated to Midnight Run. Librarian Kerri DiLascio organized the Socktober event which was inspired by a nationwide movement. Socks and underwear are the least donated items.

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  • Hitting All the Right Notes

    “The pictures match the beat of the music.” This is how Mia Jgarkava described what she heard and Observed January 15 during her Exploratory Music class. The eighth-graders watched commercials and portions of podcasts paying special attention to the musical tracks underneath. They also met the musician who created the scores, Composer and Music Producer, Andrew Linn.

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  • Talking Science

    Sleepy Hollow High School AP Biology students Emma Basha, Ibeth Alvarracin, Eliza Grose, Isabella Calix, Maria Vallejo, and AJ Casiano, accompanied by science teachers Leana Peltier and Michele Zielinski traveled to Rockefeller University on January 12th for the annual Talking Science presentation. This year’s presentation was given by Dr. Daniel Kronauer, the head of the Social Evolution and Behavior Laboratory on “The Social Lives of Ants”.

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  • Special Olympics Honor

    Sleepy Hollow High School has been recognized by Special Olympics as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School for its initiatives that promote inclusion of students with different abilities. SHHS received a banner that states, "Choose to Include".

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  • Lunch Buddy

    “Welcome to Lunch Buddies!” Seventh-grade students received that warm welcome from Special Education teacher Stephanie Castillo as they walked into her classroom. The students have volunteered to be part of the Lunch Buddy program at Sleepy Hollow Middle School. Every other day students from the general education population eat their lunch and then play games with special education students from Ms. Castillo’s and Kelly Whelan’s classes. The program is in its second year.

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  • Alumni Dialogue Day

    Managing your time, making friends and getting along with your roommate. These were just some of the topics new Sleepy Hollow High School alumni shared with current seniors. A panel of a dozen graduates from the Class of ’18 participated in today’s Alumni Dialogue Day in the high school auditorium.

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  • Save the Date: PTA Ice Skating Fundraiser

    Let’s hit the ice! Please join other district families at Westchester Skating Academy on Sunday, Jan. 27, for an afternoon of ice skating. Wristbands cost $12/person at the PTA table and include skate rental. 50 percent of proceeds go to your Horsemen PTA. See you there!

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  • Sleepy Hollow Musicians Honored

    The Sleepy Hollow Performing Arts Department is proud to have numerous students selected for all county ensembles for grades six through nine. Once again, Sleepy Hollow will host the Pre-Festival Rehearsals for the All-County Chorus. Gail Persad has been working to coordinate this event with the Westchester County School Music Association for the past six years. She has hosted over 300 students from around the County for these rehearsals, showcasing our magnificent facility!

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  • Pasta Pizzazz

    Don't miss out on a night of music and food on Tuesday, January 8 at 6pm. The Tri-M Music Honor Society is sponsoring this free concert and pasta dinner in the Sleepy Hollow High School Cafeteria.

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  • Gingerbread Man on the Loose

    Kindergarten students at John Paulding have a mission – to find a missing gingerbread man and they are setting traps to catch him! This holiday themed activity is all part of STEM activity teaching and reinforcing important skills.

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  • Meeting Wildlife Up Close

    Third-graders from Washington Irving gasped when they came face-to-face and then touched a Black Rat snake during an assembly on December 11th, at their school. Environmental Educators Maddy Schroeder and Elissa Schilmeister from Teatown Lake Reservation showed them several species of wildlife from the Hudson Valley and New York State as they explained the balance of nature.

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  • Life in the Woods

    What happens when students work together to increase kindness, acceptance and consciousness in their lives? Washington Irving fourth and fifth-graders explored these themes in an original musical revue called Life in the Woods. The show was written and arranged by Nancy Seabold and produced and directed by Barbara Turk of the Family YMCA of Tarrytown.

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  • Hour of Coding

    Students in Christine Groven and David Suarez’ first grade class at W.L. Morse sat at their desks and concentrated on the task before them – helping Pixel the dog find his family. This may sound like a simple computer game, but it more - the lesson teaches coding.

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  • Honoring Veterans

    When Cameron Allan was in third grade he heard students playing the trumpet and he knew that was the instrument he wanted to learn. Maybe it was the rendition of the Star Wars theme that caught his attention, but he was hooked. Now another melody captures his interest but for a different reason. The senior at Sleepy Hollow High School plays Taps at veterans’ services in Westchester. “It is an honor. I face the flag and I can see something in the eyes of the veterans.

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