Chestnut Ridge Middle School held its third annual March Madness basketball tournament on Friday afternoon. The event is named for John Boykin, a community leader, veteran and champion of children in the East Ramapo school district. School officials said the event is held to give students a fun and healthy… Read More →
Here’s another East Ramapo-related community forum to add to the calendar: Wednesday (tomorrow) Jan. 28, 7 p.m. at the Spring Valley Hook & Ladder Firehouse, 7 West Furman Place, Spring Valley. The event will be held on the third floor of the firehouse. Participants are asked to park on the… Read More →
Students at Pomona Middle School will help distribute about 1,000 pre-packed, cooked Thanksgiving meals to any East Ramapo school district resident in need. Meals will be available on a first-come, first-served basis between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 26. The original time (1 to 4 p.m.) changed… Read More →
A free performance of the documentary-style East Ramapo play by local playwright Mark Judelson is planned Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. A conversation about the issues surrounding the troubled school district will precede the performance. The conversation will be facilitated by Roberta Wall. Using the principles of… 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 →
The Rockland Clergy for Social Justice will hold an event April 8 to call for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to authorize “immediate fiscal and administrative oversight over the East Ramapo school district and revision of governance.” The group is a newly formed grassroots group of rabbis, ministers, pastors and Muslim leaders… Read More →
East Ramapo schools will host visits from local legislators this week. State Sen. David Carlucci will attend a PTSA meeting at Spring Valley High School at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. On Friday, Congresswoman Nita Lowey will be a guest speaker for the Spring Valley High School social studies classes… Read More →
While you were sleeping, the state Senate passed a resolution early Friday that calls for setting aside additional funds for universal pre-kindergarten, rejecting Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to provide free college courses for inmates and implementing a plan to freeze property taxes in the coming state budget. … That… Read More →
Chestnut Ridge Middle School will host its 2nd annual March Madness basketball tournament this Friday at 2:15 p.m. Students in all grades are encouraged to sign up and participate in the competition. This year’s teams were given college names: Wichita, Syracuse, North Carolina, U Conn, Duke, St. John’s and Rutgers…. Read More →
Kakiat Elementary School will host its annual science fair tonight. A public exhibit featuring dozens of students’ projects opens at 6:30 p.m. Judging begins at 5 p.m. and continues throughout the evening, wrapping up with an awards presentation. The science fair is the school’s biggest annual event, typically drawing a… Read More →
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The Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center and Spring Valley High School present “Where Do We Go from Here?” today at the high school from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The program celebrates 50 years of civil rights history and honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote… Read More →
Charter schools. Those two little words can incite both furious opposition and adamant support, depending on where they’re being said, to whom, and in what context. Tonight, East Ramapo officials and the public will hear about a charter school in the works called the Rockland Academy of Excellence, which would… Read More →
Spring Valley 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 Spring Valley photo gallery. Congrats to all!
Ramapo High School graduated its class of 2008 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 a link to the Ramapo photo gallery. Congrats to all!