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  • New PRE-K Lottery Openings ~ Nuevas Vacantes de Lotería de PRE-K

    New PRE-K Lottery Openings ~ Nuevas Vacantes de Lotería de PRE-K

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  • English Honor Society/Elementary Schools Reading Partnership

    From May 16th through May 25th, students from Sleepy Hollow High School's English Honor Society partnered with John Paulding and WL Morse Schools Elementary School Teachers who requested a reading buddy.  These high school seniors walked to the respective classroom to read aloud to each class as part of the EHS's effort to promote literacy between the high school and our elementary schools.  It was also an opportunity for the seniors to visit their former schools prior to the Rose Ceremony and graduation at the end of June. 

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  • From Wall Street to Main Street: Washington Irving’s 5th graders continue to corner the market in the annual Stock Market Challenge program.

    Future Captains of Industry? Mini Masters of the Universe? Strategic Thinkers? Perhaps these are not ways in which you typically describe fourth and fifth graders, but it just might be the case for the students at Washington Irving. For the past 8 years, Washington Irving has participated in the Stock Market Challenge, a national program where every year over 600,000 students participate in all 50 states. Since 1977 it has prepared nearly 20 million students for financially independent futures. And students at this Tarrytown school have consistently placed in the top 10th percentile of New York State participants.

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  • SHPD Drives Home the Message that Seatbelts Save Lives  with Buck Up, Hollow Event

    SHHS students learned first-hand the importance of seat belt safety with Buckle Up, Hollow holding daily events and activities. Tuesday featured a Crashed Car Exhibit provided by the Sleepy Hollow Police Department, where students were able to view the car up close while Officers discussed with students why buckling up is of paramount importance.

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  • SHHS Students Exhibit Art Work In Regional Exhibitions

    Nine Sleepy Hollow High School students are exhibiting their artwork outside of the walls of "The Hollow '' during the month of May and June. On the weekend of May 21st and 22nd,  Sleepy students will join other Westchester and Rockland high school students in an exhibition of their work at the GARNER Arts Festival in  Garnerville, NY  Now in its 16th year, the festival is sponsored by ReStart the Arts, a regrant program of ArtsWestchester with support from the Office of the Governor, the New York State Legislature and the New York State Council on the Arts. The students who are exhibiting are Brenna Bloom, Emily Buzaid, Frankie Clark, Jenna Fox, Christine Kern, Ania Mentis, Niko Orellana,  Sophie Taylor and Luz Ticona Pera.

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  • 3rd Grade Students at WI Study Culture

    Culture, our last Social Studies Unit, is the perfect culminating unit for our third graders. In this unit, students learn about the different aspects of culture and its influence on daily life. They discussed and compared different cultures around the world, getting to see how each cultural difference makes us all unique. As our final project, we focused on our own cultural history

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  • Washington Irving’s Fifth Grade Band Rehearses With A Special Visitor

    Members of the Washington Irving fifth grade band had the opportunity to experience new techniques and learn from a different conductor at a recent rehearsal. Aaron Burgess, an Adjunct Professor of Conducting and Music Education at Ithaca College, joined the group as a guest conductor. WI music teacher and band leader Abigail Ferri invited Mr. Burgess to work with her students so that they could get a fresh perspective on their concert music in preparation for their May 25th concert.  The Spring Concert performance is Wednesday, May 25h at 6:30 in the Washington Irving Auditorium. The program will feature the 4th/5th grade chorus, 5th grade orchestra and the 5th grade band. 

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  • BRIDGES Special Budget Issue

    We are happy to share with you the 2022-23 budget issue of our Bridges newsletter. We invite you to read about this year's budget priorities, review the budget notice and details about our revenues and expenditures, and to learn more about how the budget is enabling advanced learning experiences for our students of all ages. Please remember that the vote is scheduled for May 17th.

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  • Voters in the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns Approve 2022-23 Budget and Propositions

    The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns today announced the 2022-23 budget presented to the community was overwhelmingly approved by a vote of 858 YES votes to 153 NO votes. The $86,430,432 budget remains within the tax cap limit with an estimated tax rate increase of 1.38% in Sleepy Hollow and a 3.1% tax rate reduction in Tarrytown.  “On behalf of the district, we thank the community for turning out to vote and for approving this year’s budget and propositions,” said Superintendent Christopher Borsari. “We developed a budget that creates a wide range of growth opportunities for our students, in and out of the classroom, while remaining cognizant of the needs of our taxpayers. 

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  • The Public Schools of the Tarrytowns Celebrate the Class of 2022 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

    The district is proud to announce that Ryan Lyppens and Charis Polycarpou have earned the ranking of valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2022. Ryan and Charis have each achieved incredible academic success while also pursuing a variety of extracurricular activities. Notably, Ryan has been enrolled in the district since kindergarten and Charis entered in first grade.

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  • ENL I Students Work with Kindergarten Dual Language Students

    Last month, the high school students in Mrs. Gramonte’s ENL I class embarked on a language adventure and became mentors to the students in the Kindergarten Dual Language Program.    The adventure began when Ms. O’Brien visited the ENL high school class to teach them how to use BOOK CREATOR, a program that allows students to become authors by creating, editing, illustrating and publishing their own books.

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  • Students at Washington Irving Learn That It Can Be Easy Being Green

    It’s simple! To reduce your carbon footprint, which is the amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere because of your personal energy use, one can draw upon a number of different ways to be more environmentally friendly without having a major trade-off in lifestyle. That’s what Washington Irving 5th and 6th graders learned when Dana and Caryn from the Greenburgh Nature Center visited last week as part of the on-going relationship between Tarrytown Schools and the Nature Center.

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  • Seven SHHS Student-Athletes Honored at Signing Ceremony  as they Prepare for College Careers

    Seven student-athletes proudly marked the culmination of their SHHS athletic careers at the recent college signing ceremony, where each student celebrated their final college decisions, their hard work over the years, and their commitment to their sports at the college level. SHHS congratulates seniors Juliana Largess, Sabrina Conrad, Max McClung, Alfredo Rodriguez, John Nisco, Alexa Charles and Robert Lustyik as each prepares for their post-high school journeys. Please click here to learn what’s on the horizon for each of these outstanding Horsemen upon graduation.

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