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  • Parent Information Presentations

    Click to view the Parent Information Night Presentations

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  • Learning From Home Updates

    Please see the google doc. below for updated information regarding learning from home.

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  • Character Education Newsletter

    The character education newsletter is here!

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  • Office Hours Can Be Found Here

    Please see the the link below for a list of teacher's office hours.

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  • Attention Families: Please Find the Links to Grade Level Home Learning Plans

    This announcement contains the links for each grade level's at home learning plans.

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  • WI is Pleased to Announce the Opening of WEE Deliver!

    WI is pleased to announce the opening of WEE Deliver! Thanks to the PTA's generous grant, we have started our very own Washington Irving school post office, run by teachers with the help of student volunteers.

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  • Colonial Day

    Fourth grade students take us back to Colonial Times. Enjoy this visual story.

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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. Traditional kokeshi (こけし kokeshi ? ), are Japanese dolls, originally from northern Japan.

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  • Harlem Wizards

    Washington Irving had a special visitor this month! Mr. Robert Young, AKA “Smooth,” from the Harlem Wizards facilitated an interactive assembly where students’ listening skills were put to the test! Smooth then had several students and teachers come up to the stage to participate in an exciting basketball challenge

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  • 3rd Grade is Changing the World!

    Our third grade students have been busy changing the world! For their most recent writing unit, students learned the foundations of argument writing and studied the basics of essay structures. They chose a topic they cared about and developed evidence to support their claims.

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  • The Washington Irving Read-A-Thon is Back!

    Washington Irving Intermediate School needs your help! We need everyone to participate in this wonderful fundraising opportunity. 100% of the proceeds will be used to purchase new classroom library books!

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  • Student Government Sworn into "Office"

    On January 10th, third, fourth and fifth grade Student Government students got to witness our local Town Supervisor of Greenburgh, Paul Feiner, get sworn into his position.

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  • 3rd Grade Winter Concert

    Under the direction of our music teacher and chorus director, Ms. Jennifer Lefleur, students took the stage last month for our annual 3rd grade winter concert! During their weekly music class with Ms. Lefleur, students learned and practiced a variety of festive songs.

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  • #Socktober Was a Huge Success at Washington Irving

    Students at WI took part in the #Sockotber campaign which collects socks to be given out to the homeless. The students donated 1,882 pairs of socks this #socktober for homeless New Yorkers. They are being distributed directly to the homeless via The Midnight run, and through Project S.H.A.R.E.

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  • Students at Washington Irving School Celebrated World Kindness Day on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    Students at Washington Irving School celebrated World Kindness Day on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by participating in various activities which highlighted good deeds , focusing on the positive power and the common thread of kindness that binds us.

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  • Who is William the Hippo?

    "William" is a bright blue hippopotamus just under 8 inches high located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is made of faience, a ceramic material that is fired at a high temperature, and is decorated with lotus blossoms, which represent the hippo's creative forces in nature.

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  • Student Government Gets Creative With Anti-Bullying Campaign

    In the month of October, Student Government held their first meeting with all members. In support of our school’s theme of “Anti-Bullying and Bravery” this month, students made anti-bullying posters and created “Bravery Badges”. By the end of the month one student in each clas​s will​​ be awarded the “Bravery Badge” for demonstrating the action of courage in or out of their classroom.

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  • Third Grade Artists Learned How to "Draw Like an Egyptian"

    Third grade students all studied different aspects of ancient Egyptian art forms and doing projects which reflect their new understanding of this fascinating epoch in history. Third graders learned how to draw like Egyptians using mixed perspectives; both side and frontal views are presented simultaneously. We illustrated pharaohs and gods as an ancient Egyptian artist might have done to decorate the inside of a tomb.

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  • Fifth Grade Takes Writing Outside

    Mrs. Dorn’s class took a trip outside with their writer’s notebooks. They aimed to notice their everyday surroundings and pay close attention to detail.

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  • Fifth Graders Discover The Importance of a Fair Investigation

    While investigating the importance of a fair investigation, fifth grade dual language students attempted to see how many drops of water they could fit onto the surface of a penny.

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  • Meet Sharon O’Grady – Washington Irving’s New Assistant Principal

    Sharon O’Grady starts each day at Washington Irving greeting parents and students. The new Assistant Principal sees her role as one of building relationships. “I want to visit every classroom and meet every student, “ said O’Grady during a recent interview. “I want to be on the front line with the teachers and gain a better sense of what is going on in the school.” O’Grady assumed the position on September 1, when she replaced interim Assistant Principal Rosemarie Romano and she will work closely with Principal Thomas Holland. While the role is new for O’Grady, she has worked for the past seven years in the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns and knows the district well.

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  • Important Message From Nurse Lissa!

    I hope everyone had a great summer! It's that time of year again - current physicals and immunizations are due. It is required by the state 30 days after school starts so the deadline is approaching, October the 4th. Please call with questions. Thanks!

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  • International Day of Literacy

    Fifth-graders at Washington Irving shared their love of reading with third-graders to mark the International Day of Literacy. The global movement takes place every year on Sept. 8, and students from the Public Schools of The Tarrytowns celebrated the day when they returned to school on Monday. UNESCO declared The International Day of Literacy in 1966 to promote the importance of literacy for all individuals, communities and societies.

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  • Supply List

    Click above for links to WI supply lists

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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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