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  • Sleepy Hollow 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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  • Middle School Performing Arts Department Awards

    Sleepy Hollow Middle School recognized student musicians for their achievements in band, orchestra and chorus. On May 30, the sixth, seventh, and eighth-graders received pins and ribbons in recognition of their efforts and contributions to the department.

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  • IBM Hosts its Annual Women in Technology Workshop with SHMS Students

    No matter where you live, or what language you speak, technology, math and science play an important part of your everyday life. IBM hosted its annual Women in Technology Day on Tuesday, May 21 in the boardroom of the administration building. This annual event encourages young women to think about entering the field of STEM.

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  • Lunch Buddy Program Honored

    Sleepy Hollow Middle School students, faculty and administrators were honored for their commitment to the Lunch Buddy Program May 8, at Greenburgh Town Hall. Seventh-graders volunteer their time during their lunch period making new friends with Stephanie Castillo and Kelly Whelan’s Communications and Life Skills Classes.

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  • Flexible Seating in the Sixth Grade

    The sixth grade Red Hot Chili Peppers wrote a Grant to the PTA and received money for flexible seating. Taking advantage of this beautiful day, Mrs. Sciullo's Social Studies classes continued reading the Wanderings of Odysseus

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  • Autism Awareness and Acceptance

    “Autism can’t define me, I define autism.” Award winning motivational speaker Kerry Magro inspired Sleepy Hollow Middle School students on April 18, with these words and experiences from his own life. The author, movie consultant and founder of the non-profit KFM Making a Difference, was non-verbal at age two and diagnosed with Autism at four. “One of the hardest parts for people with autism is other people, how other people treat us differently. Look at the whole person first before you look at the disability.”

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  • SHMS Yearbook

    Sleepy Hollow Middle School Yearbooks are now on sale!! Please click here to print out a copy of the form to be filled out. Students can also pick up a copy from the Middle School main office. Don’t miss your opportunity to reserve a copy at a lower price today!

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  • Sixth- & Seventh-Grade Students Celebrate Pi Day

    APRIL FOOLS! Postponed from its traditional date of March 14, on Monday, April 1, students in Ms. Yepes’, Ms. Connell’s, Ms. Albukerk’s, and Ms. Rodrigues’ math classes celebrated everyone’s favorite irrational number, π. To celebrate this event, students measured to derive the value of pi as accurately as possible by calculating the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of several circles. After, calculating the averages

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  • DC Announcement

    DC Itinerary 2019

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  • SHMS Participates in the Meditation Lab

    Thanks to a generous grant from the Foundation, SHMS students and teachers were treated to a session of mindfulness. The Meditation Lab was founded in 2016 by longtime yoga teacher and mother of six, Jennifer Monness. As a parent to middle school, high school, and college-age children, she was all too familiar with the overwhelming pressure students feel to achieve in their lives. A certified yoga and meditation instructor, Jen has

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  • RHCP Homeroom Wars

    The 6th grade Red Hot Chili Peppers team (Dietz, Strippoli, Sciullo, and Yepes) had a homeroom war competition during FLEX period on Friday. This competition involved classes racing to finish and solve a Jumble Championship puzzle (thanks David L. Hoyt). The winning team got the distinction of hanging the team mascot, a giant, inflatable chili pepper on their door.

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  • National Junior Honor Society

    Attention all National Junior Honor Society applicants! You may now print out an application for NEW membership by clicking here. ¡Atención, todos los solicitantes de la National Junior Honor Society! Ahora puede imprimir una solicitud para NUEVA membresía aquí.

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  • Sleepy Hollow Middle School is Feeding Westchester

    The Sleepy Hollow Middle School cafeteria was filled to the brim on Wednesday, March 6 as students sorted, weighed, and packed food drive items. The homeroom competition started with a school wide assembly where a representative from Feeding Westchester spoke to our students about food insecurity in our area. Over the course of the 7 week drive, homerooms battled

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  • Brewed For You Joins Forces with the SHMS Food Drive

    On Friday, March 1, students in Ms. Doran’s class were treated to hot chocolate as a reward for donating more than 160 items to our middle school food drive! Ms. Doran was so impressed with her class of twelve students that

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  • Mummification

    Students got their hands dirty as they helped to mummify the body of the dearly departed Pharaoh Henny (the cornish game hen) in Mrs. Mullin’s social studies classes. Over a six week period, students learned all about Egypt and the mummification process as they participated in the actual process of mummification. The culminating activity of wrapping, preserving and preparing the body for its eternal slumber was presided over by Anubis, the Egyptian god of the dead. Students created all of the objects that

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  • Musical Inspiration

    Katya Grivena’s fingers danced across the keyboard Feb. 11, as she performed for Sleepy Hollow Middle School students during a mini-concert. The Russian-born musician has completed 18 seasons at Carnegie Hall, traveled across the United States and around the world, but playing at Sleepy Hollow brought her great joy. “I love bringing music to kids,” she said. “The children are still very open to new experiences.”

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  • Crime Scene Investigation

    How do you end a unit on the scientific method? By investing a crime scene of course! Mrs. Conjura and Mrs. DeGregorio, science teachers at Sleepy Hollow Middle School, provided the 6th grade Wizard's Physical Science classes with this exciting real world experience. Students were engrossed in the activity as they observed a crime scene that was set up in the classroom. They sketched out the scene and wrote observations about what they saw. Students are excitedly awaiting the results from

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  • Final D.C. Payment

    Final Washington D.C. payment of $225 is due before Friday February 08, 2019

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  • Strippoli's Students Take on Teaching!

    Mrs. Strippoli's 6th grade students learned about temperature by preparing a lesson on climate change and global warming. Working in small groups, they

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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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