During the week of February 24, 2020, both the Facilities Planning Committee and the Board of Education will be meeting to discuss key topics related to the District’s vision for the future.
What happens when you get more than 800 high school theater students together, along with professionals and college instructors from the world of theater? According to high school theater and film teacher Jamie Mandel, who accompanied 13 BHS students to the New York State Theatre Education Association’s annual conference in Calicoon NY, it is nothing short of a blockbuster experience.
Move over microscopes and beakers. Julie Gallagher’s sixth grade science students are working with slide dimmers, LED lights and button batteries during this week's Electricity Maker Faire, a much-anticipated annual event that has the whole class buzzing.
On Saturday, February 9, a group of 41 Briarcliff Middle School band and orchestra students participated in the Rivertowns Music Festival. These talented musicians, along with students from Sleepy Hollow, Ossining and Croton-Harmon, performed a variety of songs for family and friends onstage at Ossining High School.
A group of Briarcliff Middle School Mathletes teamed up for the regional MATHCOUNTS competition at Pace University on February 1, 2020, and came away with an impressive second place out of 18 teams. By placing second, the BMS main team earned a coveted spot at next month’s state competition at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Billy, a student in Dorene Tomaskovic’s first grade class at Todd Elementary School sat down excitedly to read a book he had written on the Superbowl to Superintendent Dr. James Kaishian. “Billy’s book is a ‘teaching book’ that he wrote and illustrated all by himself, at home,” said Tomaskovic, who has seen many of her students become highly motivated to write books on their own.