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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 14 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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  • Song Writing Workshop

    Do you like writing lyrics or composing songe? Mra. DiNome will be hoating workshopa January, February, March&April with professional song writer Nina Oasoff in room 616A 3:00-4:00 All interested see Mrs. DiNome Use Google Classroom Code To sign up rejhaty Sign-up with Mrs DiNome Room 515A First meeting January 23!

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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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  • Social Studies Virtual Reality Trip to the Past

    Ever wonder what it’s like to take a trip down the Nile River, or explore the inside of the tomb of a Pharaoh? Well, students in Mrs. Mullin’s social studies class got to experience all this and more - with the help of virtual reality glasses! Through a nearpod virtual reality experience, students were able to

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  • Sleepy Hollow Middle School Food Drive

    On Monday, January 7, students attended a school wide assembly where members of Feeding Westchester kicked off our annual food drive. Feeding Westchester’s mission is to end hunger in Westchester County. As the heart of a network of more than 300 partners, they source and distribute food, and other resources, to towns across Westchester helping to

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  • Sleepy Hollow Middle School Participates in Hour of Code

    On Friday, December 21, students in all grades participated in Hour of Code during their math classes at SHMS. The Hour of Code is the largest learning event in history. It is an introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics of computer programming and coding. After joining a Google Classroom for their grade levels,

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  • Student 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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  • Ms. Lasky Receives Grant to Incorporate Math & Movement

    On December 4th, Ms. Lasky's received a grant from the Edith Winthrop Teacher Center to incorporate Math & Movement into her classroom. Math & Movement is a kinesthetic, multi-sensory approach to teaching math that incorporates physical exercise, stretching, cross-body movements, yoga and visually pleasing floor mats designed to encouraged students to practice their math facts. Way to go, Ms. Lasky!

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  • Middle School Plants 1000+ Daffodils

    The front entrance of Sleepy Hollow Middle School gained over 1000 new daffodil flowers after a planting Thursday November 29th. Middle School science teachers Mr. Garguilo and Mr. Patierno collaborated with Westover Landscape Design to make this happen. Mr. Garguilo said Thursday, "Westover Landscape Design has been donating daffodils to the school for well over five years. They not only donate the flowers but also their time, energy, and expertise. A crew of

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  • Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Click here to schedule your Parent Teacher conference

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  • One School, One Book

    On Tuesday, November 13, Sleepy Hollow Middle School kicked off our One Book, One School initiative. Thanks to a generous grant from the Foundation, all of us – all our students, all our teachers, all our staff – will be

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  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

    After finishing up our unit on Mesopotamia, we read the epic poem “Lugalbanda, Boy at War”. The kids were so excited to read this story because we studied the epic of Gilgamesh and Lugalbanda is thought to be his father. Their prior knowledge of Mesopotamian culture really brought the story to life! The project included

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  • MS Movie Night

    The PTA will be hosting Middle School Movie Night on 11/16. We will be showing Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, rated PG-13. Please sign the attached permission slip and return to the office by Friday 11/16. This movie is for SHMS students only. No student will be allowed in without a signed permission slip. Students and friends who do not attend SHMS will NOT be permitted. Pizza and snacks will be sold prior to the movie. Refreshments will be sold at the conclusion of the film.

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  • Change Bandits during FLEX

    Mrs. Sciullo’s FLEX class chose students from different homerooms from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers to ask other students during lunch to

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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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  • Cyber Safety

    On Monday, October 29, students were treated to an informative discussion about Cyber Safety led by a Westchester County Assistant District Attorney. This assembly served as a culmination of Cyber Safety lessons delivered by classroom teachers throughout the month of October. Various concepts were covered ranging from

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  • SHMS Technology Night

    On Monday, October, 15 SHMS hosted Technology Night! Parents were treated to three sessions in which they learned the ins and outs of Cyber Safety, Google Classroom, and Parent Portal. Classrooms came alive as parents learned how to navigate our information systems.

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  • 6th Graders Learn About the Five Themes of Geography

    What better way to learn about the Five Themes of Geography than actually doing it yourself. Students in Mrs. Mullin's Social Studies classes were randomly assigned cities around the world.

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  • Washington DC Trip Meeting

    8th Grade Washington DC Informational Meeting Wednesday, October 10, 2018 @ 7:00pm HS/MS Auditorium

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  • Back to School Night - Wednesday, September 26th

    Dear SHMS Families, I want to remind you that our Back to School Night will be held this Wednesday, September 26, from 7-8:30pm. However, we will open our doors at 6:30pm for families that would like an opportunity to meet and mingle before the evening activities commence.

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  • Summer Reading

    MS Summer Reading

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  • 2018-2019 MS Supply List

    Click for 2018-2019 Supply List

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  • Crime Scene Investigation!

    This Challenge Camp class for current 4-6 graders is designed to answer the question, “Who Killed Felix Navidad?” Students will study the “crime scene,” interview witnesses and potential suspects, form questions, examine evidence and conduct labs to try to solve the mystery!

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  • Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation Presentation

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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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