February 16, 2011 RSS feed / Schools

The High Achievers

… The following local residents graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh this fall: DANIEL BRIAN CARROLL and LUKE VINCENT FLEGAR of Putnam Valley. More...

Putnam Valley High School Welcomes Newly Formed Science Honor Society

On January 31, 2011, Putnam Valley High School inducted 46 members into the newly formed Putnam Valley Chapter of the Science National Honor Society. More...

Focus on Science at Haldane

Haldane fifth grade students have been learning how to use microscopes in Kathy Battersby’s science classes. More...

Great Backyard Bird Count to Be Held This Week

Blackbirds made the headlines when a flock of thousands fell from the skies in Arkansas on New Year’s Eve. More...

How Should Schools Be Funded?

Assemblywoman Galef hosts roundtable event with experts

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (D-90th) has said she’s an advocate for the state’s municipalities and school districts to be better stewards of their taxpayers’ money either through consolidation of services, restructuring, or simply doi More...

‘Chef in the Classroom’ Comes to Local Kindergarten

On Tuesday, February 8, Mrs. Greene’s kindergarten class at the Garrison School was treated to a special visit from the Tavern restaurant’s Executive Chef, Jason Wood. More...

Habits of Mind At Home: Managing Distractions

Does your child sometimes get easily distracted? Does he/she have difficulty sticking to the task at hand? Does your child have trouble with focusing or persistence? Join the Putnam Valley PTA for a presentation by Dr. More...

Chamber to Give Baumgarten Scholarship

Philipstown High School seniors are invited to apply for the Philip Baumgarten Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Putnam Valley BOCES Grad Earns Scholarship

A 2010 Putnam Valley High School graduate who studied television production and digital film at the Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES Tech Center has earned a scholarship. More...

Teachers Team Together to Make Science Exciting

Haldane High School science teacher Mark Patinella was a guest lecturer in Kathy Battersby’s fifth grade class to enhance their Science 21 learning unit on the biology of cells and the process of mitosis. Mr. More...

Second Graders Make Some Feathered Friends

The children in Mrs. Dodge’s second grade class enjoyed several visits from environmental educators, Pete Salmansohn and Cathy Bakker, who came and shared their knowledge of local birds in the Hudson Valley area. More...

Garrison Sees Haldane in Black & White

The Garrison Union Free School Board meeting on February 7 was an unusual (for Garrison) Monday-night, “snow date” event, so it was especially significant that a cohort of four representatives of Haldane High School were able to be there More...

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