At the ceremony honoring this quarter’s Students of Distinction at The Tech Center last week, there was a common thread in teachers’ descriptions of their students. Words like “reliability,” “perfect attendance,” “you can always count on her” coupled with “he does all his work with a smile,” and “she loves… Read More →
The Lakeland-Copper Beech Middle School will hold an Emergency Blood Drive Monday, Jan. 24, at the school. The blood drive will run from 3:30-9:30 p.m. at the Route 132 school. Call 914-245-1885 for details.
Studetns from the Walter Panas High School Chorus filled local nursing care facilities with song this week with their annual holiday visits. The chorus, under the direction of High School Music Teacher Annette Vaccaro, traveled to the Field Home/Holy Comforter in Yorktown, The Seabury in Cortlandt Manor, Westledge Nursing Home… Read More →
James Hickey, a student at Lakeland Alternative High School, won $1,000 in Visa gift cards from WHUD radio and sponsor Rank Realty after he was nominated by his teacher in the station’s Holiday Miracle contest. Hickey and teacher MaryEllen Rafferty were interviewed on air by hosts Mike Bennett and Kacey… Read More →
Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School students recently collected more than 4,667 cans, boxes, and bags of food as part of their annual food drive. The food was donated to the Food Pantry at Yorktown Community Help. Middle School Teacher Janet Schwarz, who has lead the fundraising effort for more than… Read More →
Working on an interactive poster at the website glogster.com, fourth-grader Kiera Wax said she likes that her school finds so many ways to bring computers into class lessons. So does one high-ranking education official in Albany. Deputy Commissioner of Education Dr. John King toured Lakeland’s Benjamin Franklin Elementary Monday at… Read More →
The Lakeland High School Cheerleaders will host their 2nd Annual Cheer-U-Topia Cheerleading Competition on Nov. 6 at Lakeland High School in Shrub Oak. Approximately 25 high school and recreational cheerleading teams from Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties are scheduled to compete. This will be the first competition of the fall… Read More →
Teacher Michelle Reuter’s students organized a blood drive in the main cafeteria at Lakeland-Copper Beech Middle School Monday, Oct. 18 in the school’s main cafeteria.
Fourth-graders at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School were taken on “Journeys into American Indian Territory” this morning. The program is intended to give students a basic understanding of the life of the original inhabitants of America, particularly New York State. During the program the students experienced traditional songs, stories and games… Read More →
Lakeland athletes have joined the fight against breast cancer. At Walter Panas High School, the volleyball team raised more than $1,000 at their Volley for the Cure for the Sideout Foundation for breast cancer research. Meanwhile, the Lakeland High School Field Hockey team raised $1,514 for the Susan G. Komen… Read More →