April 4, 2007 RSS feed / Schools

South African Boys' Choir Captivates Putnam Valley Students

On Thursday, March 29th, the celebrated Drakensberg Boys' Choir from South Africa performed two high-energy assemblies for students from Putnam Valley High School (PVHS) and Putnam Valley Middle School (PVMS). More...

Putnam County Schools Receive Funding From Keep Putnam Beautiful for Recycling Projects

One of the ways to help reduce litter is to encourage school students to become involved…to develop stewardship, compassion and ownership in their communities (and to influence their parents to do the same). More...

Haldane Kindergarteners Shine in Family Sing-Along

Haldane kindergarten students delighted their families with a Family Sing-Along to highlight their units of study for the year. Their September songs were Today Is Monday, Clifford Song and Hello To All The Children Of The World. More...

Putnam Valley Central Schools Offer Adult Ed Computer Classes

The Putnam Valley Central School District, Continuing Education Division, is offering a series of one-day workshops designed to introduce participants to aspects of computer use. More...

Haldane Students to Experience the Magic of Reading

Magic will be in the air for students at Haldane Elementary School on Wednesday, April 11. More...

Haldane Board of Education Meeting Rescheduled to Wednesday, April 11

The Haldane Central School District Board of Education Meeting previously scheduled for Tuesday, April 10th has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 11, 2007 at 7pm in the cafeteria. More...

Young Garrison Scientists Announce New Research at Science Fair

One student explored the physics of a trebuchet, a medieval military device similar to a catapult. Another student researched the effectiveness of ecologically sound packing materials. More...

The Right Thumb Poet Visits Local Sixth Grade Students

On April 12 Garrison and Haldane sixth grade students will meet someone whose reality is diametrically opposite their own, yet they have much in common. Bob Smith is "The Right Thumb Poet". More...

Bunny Visits Community Nursing School

Students at the Community Nursery School and Learning Center enjoy a visit from fellow student Maria Barry's Bunny "Princess." A Happy Easter celebration was enjoyed by all. More...

Putnam Valley PTA Committee Launches Ambitious District-Wide Reading Initiative

The English Language Arts (ELA) Subcommittee of the Education Enhancement Committee (EEC) of the Putnam Valley Parent Teacher Association (PTA) recently announced the launch of a new reading initiative entitled "Putnam Valley Reads - The Standard is More...

Local Students Rhiannon Marino and Jessica Golde Named to Dean's List at Ithaca College

The following students have been named to the Dean's List at Ithaca College for the fall 2006 term: * Rhiannon Marino, who is the daughter of Jeffrey Marino and Kathleen Sweeney of Cold Spring, was named to the Dean's List at Ithaca College's Roy H More...

Putnam County Area Host Families for International Students Needed Now

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year homestay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. The students are anxiously awaiting news of their new families. More...

BOCES sets Annual Meeting for April

The annual meeting and candidate's forum of the Board of Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services BOCES) will be held at 6pm, following the regular business meeting of the BOCES Board meeting on Tuesday, April 10th begi More...

Talented Moms Bring Women's History Month to Life for Haldane Second Graders

Ms. Doyle's second grade class at Haldane Elementary School celebrated Women's History Month by inviting all mothers into the classroom to share their occupations. The students were lucky enough to learn from five different women. Mrs. More...

Garrison School Salutes Black History Month With a Performance by Ms. Blu

In honor of Black History Month for 2007, the Garrison School turned blu. Ms Blu, a jazz and blues singer from New York City, visited Mr. Berger's class on February 26th. More...

IBM Engineers Week Celebrated at Haldane

Jon Champlin, an IBM engineer, visited Haldane sixth grade science classes for the third year to share his knowledge about engineering with the students. He explained about what engineers do and how they work. More...

Garrison Third Graders Showcase Their Women's Wax Museum

On March 29th, some of the most famous women in history were displayed in Garrison School's own Third Grade Women of History Wax Museum. Culminating a month long study honoring Women's History Month, each of the third graders in Mrs. More...

PVHS Sends Youth Legislators To Penn Model Congress

For four days in February, ten Putnam Valley High School students had the chance to serve as Senators or members of the House of Representatives. More...

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