The Ossining school district wants to know from parents: What are the best ways to get the word out about school news? The district has sent out a 5-question survey to parents of children who are in the Ossining schools now or who will be attending the schools. They’re looking… Read More →
Ossining residents can learn about the work planned for Ossining High School and Anne M. Dorner Middle School at a meeting Monday. The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the Dorner middle school on Van Cortlandt Avenue. Find a flier announcing the meeting here.
Ossining High School has launched its own Facbook page. To check out the school’s announcements, and to “like” the page if you want, check it out here.
Ossining school district leaders are wasting no time preparing the next district budget. Yes, that means the 2014-15 budget. And they’re looking for residents who want to help. Just this week, residents resoundingly approved the $110 million budget for 2013-14. Today, about a month before that spending plan takes effect,… Read More →
The Ossining school district reached a contract agreement with its teachers that gives them 1.6 percent raises for 2013-14, but no increases for the following three years. They would still receive step increases, although they will be lessened, and teachers will pay more for their health insurance. Here’s a press… Read More →
No new school board hopefuls in the Croton-Harmon district took advantage of the extended deadline to file for the May 21 Board of Education election. That leaves five candidates running for the seats held by board members Teri Lukin and Beth Roth, who are not
Cynthia Bardwell, second-grade teacher at Brookside Elementary School in Ossining, is the elementary grades winner of the 2013 Science Awards for Excellence in Inquiry-Based Science Teaching. The awards, sponsored by School Specialty’s science brands, including Delta Education, in collaboration with the National Science Teachers Association, honors three full-time K-12 science… Read More →
The Hudson River Teacher Center at Putnam/Northern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services has received Wilson Language Training Accreditation. Wilson Language Training is multi-sensory, comprehensive teaching strategy aimed at helping students become independent, fluent readers. It has been recognized by the National Staff Development Council as one of the programs… Read More →
Ossining High School senior Caleb Hersh has been named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a press release from the school district. Less than one percent of the more than 1.5 million U.S. high school students who entered the competition by taking the Preliminary SAT in… Read More →
A volunteer committee obtained a grant from Entergy Corp., sold bricks books and coupons and held other fundraisers throughout the past school year, raising more than $20,000 to install a playground at Lakeland’s Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in the town of Yorktown. The swings were unveiled at the Kamhi Drive… Read More →