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  • Sleepy Hollow High School Class of 2019

    Congratulations to the Sleepy Hollow High School Class of 2019. Enjoy this visual story.

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  • United Way Donation

    School Superintendent Christopher Borsari made a special visit to John Paulding the last day of school, to kick off the summer in a great way! All the kindergarten/rising first graders received a bag filled with literacy activities thanks to a partnership with the United Way. Each bag included several books, activity sheets, learning cards and resources from community organizations to support our youngest learners and their literacy development.

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  • Washington Irving Fifth Grade Celebration

    Fifth-graders at Washington Irving celebrated their three years of elementary school during a special ceremony on June 26, as their families and friends cheered and wished them the best of luck at Sleepy Hollow Middle School. Principal Thomas Holland had some words of wisdom for the students to take along their journeys. He told them to embrace being uncomfortable, “That is where you will achieve the greatest things in your life.”

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  • John Paulding Animal Habitat

    Pandas, leopards, lemurs – just a few of the animals that found a new home at John Paulding when kindergarten students created replicas of habitats, now displayed in their school. Not only did the students research the geography and environment, each class adopted an animal through the World Wildlife Federation and received a certificate, book and plush toy.

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  • Sleepy Hollow Middle School 62nd Annual Recognition

    Sleepy Hollow Middle School students move up to Sleepy Hollow High School. Watch this visual story capturing the ceremony.

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  • 3D Printers Come To W.L. Morse

    First-graders at W.L. Morse created new animals using 3D printers while second-graders created houses for humans in various environments without disrupting the habitat of the animals that live there. The students have been involved with this new technology for weeks working with Elementary Technology TA Meghan Hak and their classroom teachers.

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  • Electron Microscope At Washington Irving

    Fifth-graders at Washington Irving observed the world in a whole new way when Sleepy Hollow High School students showed them how to use an Electron Microscope. Hitachi loaned the device to the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns and after Jason Choi’s AP Chemistry students became familiar with it, they shared their knowledge with the younger students.

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  • National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony & Eighth Grade Awards Night

    Emily Clayton volunteered her time with the Midnight Run, Samantha Poy helped clean up Tibbetts Brook in Yonkers and Isabella Levine mentored students in the Nature Girls Program. These are just some of the service projects that Sleepy Hollow Middle School students carried out this school year as members of the National Junior Honor Society. On June 20, they shared their experiences with the community as they inducted approximately 15 sixth-graders into the organization.

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  • Sleepy Hollow High School Outstanding Teacher Honored

    An outstanding teacher from Sleepy Hollow High School was recently recognized by The Academy for Teachers. Thomas Rogers, who teaches English, was invited to participate in The Academy’s two-day master class, The Art of the Essay: Study and Practice, led by Princeton University professor of English, Jeff Nunokawa. Over the course of two sessions, the teachers examined classics of the essay form and then wrote essays of their own which the class discussed.

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  • Gulino Appointed as Interim Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics

    The Board of Education of the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael J. Gulino as the Interim Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics. He will join the District on July 1, 2019. Mr. Gulino has 38 years of experience in schools, serving in the positions of; Health Education Teacher, Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics and coach. He spent most of this time in the Bryam Hills School District. Most recently he served as Interim Director of Health, Physical Education and Athletics in the South Orangetown Central School District.

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  • Sleepy Hollow Middle School Students Create Word Search Puzzle With World Famous Puzzle maker

    As sixth-graders in Kirk Dietz class sat in their classroom with a Smartboard on June 14, David L. Hoyt, the “World’s Most Syndicated Puzzle Maker,” collaborated with them 800 miles away from Chicago. The Sleepy Hollow Middle School students and Hoyt developed a puzzle that will be featured in Hoyt’s Word Search Word Traveler app this Monday, June 17. The game is played in more than 100 countries around the world.

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  • SHHS Students Exhibit Artwork at the Warner Library

    A multi-grade, multi-media exhibit of Sleepy Hollow High School student artwork is now on view at the Warner Library. The exhibit showcases student works from 9th through 12th grade in a variety of mediums- digital photography, traditional photography, traditional illustration and digital illustration.

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  • Rotary Club Book Drive

    First-graders in Leslie Meehan’s class love to curl up with a book and now the students at W.L. Morse and all our elementary schools have additional books to read as a result of the Tarrytown Rotary Club. The Rotary sponsored a book drive and raised approximately $1,500 to purchase new books for the classrooms. The Rotary Club worked with teachers from the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns and compiled a list of authors and books to purchase. Penguin Random House and The Village Book Store of Pleasantville generously offered discounts to the District.

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  • Rotary Club Awards

    The Tarrytown Rotary Club honored Sleepy Hollow High School seniors who stand out among others and represent the ideal of the organization with scholarships for their accomplishments. Each of the students received a certificate during the Academic Award presentations and on June 12, they attended a special luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club at J.P. Doyles.

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  • Sleepy Hollow High School Academic Awards

    Join us in recognizing our Sleepy Hollow High School students for their accomplishments during the school year.

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  • Athletic Awards Banquet

    Student-athletes were recognized at the Annual Sports Banquet. This visual story presents some moments from the evening.

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  • Heritage Day

    Each year the third-graders at Washington Irving celebrate their different cultures during Heritage Day. Families provided dishes from their homelands for everyone to enjoy in their classrooms and students displayed replicas of famous sites from different countries. Before the feast, students and families watched a performance by the third-grade classes. The theme this year was Fables. Students worked with Director Peter Royston – brainstorming different ideas and then wrote short plays with their own dialogue and scenes. They based the stories on ancient Fables like those written by Aesop, or more modern fables by writers like Arnold Lobel.

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  • Hitachi Inspires STEM Education Program: Electron Microsc

    Students in Jason Choi’s AP Chemistry class discovered minute details as they looked at objects in an electron microscope. The device is on loan from Hitachi and on June 6, three members from the Tarrytown office, Yushi Akiyama, Vivek Gupta, and Ravi Gavarasana, observed as the students learned how the microscope Hitachi developed, worked.

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  • Full Circle

    Thirty years ago, kindergarten teacher Mary Jo Daley started her journey in the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns as a second-grade teacher at W.L. Morse. Daley said in her class was a very smart, happy boy named Moshe Cohen. Fast forward to May, 2019… Daley’s son JD Daley, a Technology Assistant at Sleepy Hollow Middle School and Sleepy Hollow High School, came home from the Math and Science Honor Society Induction Awards Ceremony last month and said he was very impressed by one of the speakers. You guessed it, it was Moshe Cohen!

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  • Washington Irving Elementary School Outstanding Teacher Honored

    An outstanding teacher from Washington Irving Elementary School was recently recognized by The Academy for Teachers. Christine Calvert, who teaches third grade, was invited to participate in The Academy’s master class “T. rex: The Ultimate Predator” led by Mark Norell, Macaulay Curator and chair of the Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History.

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  • Science Research Competition

    Twenty-three Sleepy Hollow High School Science Research sophomores participated in their first science research competition at Somers High School on June 1. Congratulations to all of our students for their hard work!

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  • Middle School Art Students Participate in NY State Portfolio Project

    Congratulations to eleven of our SHMS eighth grade art students who participated in the statewide New York State Art Teachers Association Portfolio Project that was held at Ossining High School. This is the first year that our district participated in The Portfolio Project which wasdeveloped in cooperation with the New York State Education Department. The student portfolios are an authentic assessment tool that provides evidence of understanding and student learning in the visual arts.

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  • Sharing The Basics

    Faculty and students from the ENL Ambassador Club shared the Tarrytown BASICS on June 1, at the TasSH Farmers Market. They interacted one-on-one with families in the community to share the Five Basics. Activities included: read alouds, finger plays/songs, play dough and a teddy bear station. All activities highlighted how for families to support our young learners in developing their readiness skills.

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  • IBM Visits Washington Irving

    Fifth-grade students gathered around tables at Washington Irving on May 30 and learned how they can take an active role in science and technology. They worked with Wendy Chong, a Data Scientist from IBM research and used voice commands to change the color of IBM’s TJBot’s LED light by utilizing artificial intelligence and the cloud. The students used a small computer called Raspberry Pi, keyboard, mouse and other accessories.

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  • VAASA - Youth Summit 2019

    Members of the Varsity Athletes Against Substance Abuse (VAASA) club, along with their club advisors, Kelly Kutch and Gina Donahue, attended the Second Annual CODA: Co-Occurring Disorders Awareness Youth Summit at Westchester County Center. Co-Occurring Disorders are a combination of one or more mental health challenges resulting in substance misuse or addiction.

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