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  • Washington Irving Students Present Archive Project

    Fifth-graders researched Voter Education and presented their findings at a Gallery Walk May 9, and then visited the Rockefeller Archive Center.

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  • Fourth Grade Artists Study French Impressionism.

    Claude Monet’s poppy field paintings inspired fourth grade artists to create their own beautiful impressionistic landscapes. Students also learned the fundamentals of landscape painting and composition as well as some color theory along the way.

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  • 8 Fifth Graders Honored by The New York State Association for Physical Education, Health, Recreation, and Dance

    On Saturday May 4th, eight fifth grade students received awards for their performance and effort in physical education this year. It is based on students effort, behavior, strong work ethic, advanced athletic ability, and character.

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  • Stock Market game

    If two Washington Irving students follow their instincts, they might very well wind up on Wall Street. Brandoll Almonte and Luca Dominguez won first place in the Stock Market Game, earning the highest percentage of gains compared to more than 80 other students. 23 teams from WI competed against students from Long Island to Albany over the past six months investing $100 thousand of virtual money in the Stock Market. The game is sponsored by the SIFMA Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes the knowledge and understanding of the financial industry to people of all backgrounds.

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  • Fifth Grade Artists Study the Painting Techniques of Native Australians

    As part of the multi-cultural art program, fifth graders are learning about the artwork of the Aboriginal people of Australia. Until the 1970s, the people of each region only used the natural materials that were available to them.

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  • Science Challenge Project

    rade Challenge students from Washington Irving are excited about science. For the past six weeks they have been exploring a topic of their choice and employing the scientific method where they ask questions, conduct research, design and carry out experiments. The displayed their projects to the community on March 27.

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  • Traveling Science show made its way to Washington Irving School

    The Franklin Institute for Science- Traveling Science show made its way to Washington Irving School on Monday, March 25th.

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  • Dear Edwina

    The scene is the town Paw, Paw, Michigan where thirteen-year-old Edwina Spoonapple provides musical advice to family and friends from her garage – hoping to find her place in the spotlight. Washington Irving students presented the musical “Dear Edwina”, on March 14, as part of the Tarrytown Y Theater Program.

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  • Fourth Grade Artists are studying the Art of Japan

    Washington Irving artists are towards the end of their school wide study of art forms from around the world. The fourth grade has been designing hand fans and kokeshi dolls.

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  • Congratulations to our PE Students of the Month for January and February!

    Each month, 2 students from 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade will be selected as Physical Education Students of the Month. These students are those who exemplify skills, enthusiasm, effort, empathy, cooperation, leadership and enjoyment in Physical Education.

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  • Masks by the Third Grade on Display at Washington Irving School!

    Third grade students created masks after learning how many different ways cultures create and use masks. We began with a cast paper base, saturated it with a base coat of paint and then did detailing with acrylic paint.

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  • Veteran Visits Student Government at Washington Irving

    Some of the Student Government representatives at Washington Irving had a chance to meet a retired member of The military, who works with United States Army Special Forces, also known as a Green Berets. Students were given the opportunity to decorate the boxes of care packages and write cards thanking them for their services. The students are looking forward to his visit next year!

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  • ELA Challenge

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  • Colonial Day

    A Visual Story: Join fourth grade students from Washington Irving on a journey through Colonial times.

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  • Thinking with Kind Hearts

    Some of the third grade classes at Washington Irving decided to spread the LOVE for Valentine’s Day. They created Valentine’s Day cards for the Seniors of Tarrytown Hall Care Center.

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  • Challenge Night

    Visual Story: Challenge Night: Students immerse themselves in the Constitution during their recent Challenge Night.

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  • Local Author Captivates our 5th Grade Students

    David Neilsen, a local author and storyteller, captivated our 5th grade students during an interactive presentation called Two Words. During his visit, Mr. Neilsen guided students to look at images and ask a simple question, “What if?”

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  • Sleepy Coffee Sets An Example

    On Thursday, Feb 7, some new customers came by to see how Sleepy Coffee works. The Communication Class and Life Skills Students from Washington Irving will be opening their own business: The Bridge View Shop at WI in the fall. Instead of food, the students are going to sell school supplies to the staff and student body. Sleepy Coffee acts as a model for them to follow.

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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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  • 3rd Grade Takes a Trip to The Bronx Zoo

    On January 23rd the third graders took a trip to the Bronx Zoo to check out some amazing animals! This trip kicked off an animal research unit of study in ELA. Many third graders got face to face with the animals they are about to become experts on!

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  • Helping Those in Need

    Fifth-grade students from Washington Irving were honored 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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  • 5th Graders at Washington Irving Visit Doktor Kaboom!

    For one hour, 5th grade students from Washington Irving were mesmerized by Doktor Kaboom’s comedy science show at SUNY Purchase. Using humor and exciting demonstrations, Doktor Kaboom took the students on an educational tour of the scientific method, chemical reactions, air pressure, simple machines, and illusions of the mind.

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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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  • Congratulations to our December Physical Education Students of the Month!

    Each month, 2 students from 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade will be selected as Physical Education Students of the Month. These students are those who exemplify skills, enthusiasm, effort, empathy, cooperation, leadership and enjoyment in Physical Education.

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