Clarkstown school district is preparing to reopen Congers Elementary School as the new site for the district childcare program and a community learning center this fall. An informational meeting about the new use of the school will be held Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Lakewood Elementary School… Read More →
This just in from the Clarkstown School District: Link Elementary World School is celebrating “50 years of excellence” (1964-2014) with a buffet dinner fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the Link Elementary PTA and proceeds will benefit a one-time scholarship for a Link… Read More →
You could call her a charitable fashionista. Grace Chesterman, 16, and a junior at Clarkstown High School South, is spearheading a fancy dress drive to help get prom and homecoming attire into the hands of students in need. The dress drive is the first project Chesterman and her peers have… Read More →
For their community service project for the month of March, Laurel Plains Elementary School students collected 1,058 boxes of cereal for charity. The cereal was donated to the West Nyack-based nonprofit People to People on Friday with the help of Clarkstown police. I was at Laurel Plains recently and snapped… Read More →
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Clarkstown parents could hear later this month what a reorganized school district could look like if Congers Elementary School were to close. They could also find out where Congers students will go during the interim while the school is repaired, if a public referendum to borrow $6.5 million to fix… Read More →
No plans tonight? Woodglen Elementary School’s production of “Beauty and the Beast Junior” is playing its second and final night at Clarkstown South High school at 7 p.m. And tickets are still available. Second-grade teacher Tanya Rodriguez-Rivera called me in the crew’s last-minute push to get the word out about… Read More →
Following on the heels of my story on Wednesday about the Clarkstown school board’s decision to lease space at St. Augustine’s school for displaced Congers Elementary students, here’s a letter Board President Michael Aglialoro sent to parents today. As I indicated at the end of my story, the district is… Read More →
Clarkstown North held its graduation ceremonies June 26. Read on for the list of graduates or click here to view the Clarkstown photo gallery. You can also commemorate this event by tagging yourself in our Facebook albums. Looking for your friends? You can view the graduation lists or photo galleries… Read More →
St. Thomas Aquinas College in Sparkill held its graduation ceremonies May 15. Read on for the full list of graduates or click here to view the STAC photo gallery. You can also commemorate this event by sharing it on Facebook! Looking for your friends? You can view the graduation lists… Read More →
They’ve survived the first half of the school year. No, not the students. We’re talking about the teachers here. Particularly those new teachers who are just making their way through the ups and downs of it all for the first time. In the Lower Hudson Valley, four new teachers have… Read More →
Sure itâ€™s easy to complain about the problems facing our schools. More students are entering the system not knowing how to speak English. Pressures are mounting to perform well on state tests. Too few students are graduating from high school. Spending is tight. But whatâ€™s it like to see these… Read More →
This notice went out to Clarkstown school district parents this morning: TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS OF CLARKSTOWN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS We want to alert you to updated timing for the mailing of 4th quarter report cards to middle and high school students. Due to a malfunction in our… Read More →
Clarkstown South High School held its graduation ceremonies this evening. Following is a list of all the graduates. Hereâ€™s a link to the home page for the photo galleries for all local graduations. Here’s a link to the Clarkstown South photo gallery. Congrats to all!
Clarkstown North High School held its graduation ceremonies this afternoon. Following is a list of all the graduates. Hereâ€™s a link to the home page for the photo galleries for all local graduations. Here’s link to the Clarkstown North photo gallery. Congrats to all!