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Madam President

April 22, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac High School senior Vanessa Parrillo has her heart set on a career as an elementary school teacher, but if that doesn’t work out, there’s always politics.

For four years running, Parrillo has been elected to the office of class president—culminating her senior year with being selected executive president, which means she oversees the student body ...

Frank Gunn Readies to Travel a New Road

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac school bus driver Marion Tucker can tell you lots of stories about her boss, transportation supervisor Frank Gunn, but there is one in particular that sticks out.

“There had been a fire and they had to close the road, so the school bus couldn’t get through,” Tucker recalled. “There was a little girl on the bus who lived on the street. So, ...

Preparing for Life after High School

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The cliché everyone is mostly familiar with is that preparing for the future always starts in your junior year of high school, right? Wrong.

In an interview with Mahopac High School guidance counselors Marianna Callagy and Anna Boyle, they emphasized that preparing for college starts as early as kindergarten. “Anything educational is preparing you for ...

Off to Neverland!

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Mahopac Middle School Theater Company performed Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” March 31 and April 1 at the Mahopac Middle School Stage featuring Peter, Wendy, Captain Hook, Smee and all your favorite characters. The sold-out performances were well-received after the company and crew put in months of hard work preparing for the production.

For Young Mahopac Scientist, the Future is Now

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Mahopac 7th grader Geo de Clermont thinks about the future and imagines a world of jet packs and hovering cars.

“Science and math are my favorite subjects,” he said. “I was always drawn toward science, making something or drawing something. I like science fiction books—books that talk about the future. There will be plenty of advancements in ...

Mahopac School Voices Ring Out with Song

Last month, Mahopac schools held “Acapalooza”--a musical event in which acappella groups from each grade, from elementary to high school performed. Check out our photo spread.

Career Fair Comes to MMS

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Mahopac Middle School held its annual Career Fair last week and students had an opportunity to peer into the future and see what sort of vocational opportunities await them.

Local architect Joel Greenberg spoke with kids about architecture and the buildings he’s been involved with around town.

Law enforcement agencies, such as the DEA, and members of the ...

Navigating a College Fair

In April, the Westchester College Fair brings a diverse group of college admissions representatives sharing their institution with you, the student. Walking up and down the aisles, the view of so many table displays listing majors, activities and information that may peak an interest to stop at the table, is daunting! This overwhelming event can be simplified to provide you, the student, with a ...

‘Peter Pan’ Coming to Mahopac Middle School

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - It’s time for a trip to Neverland! All you need is faith, trust and little bit of pixie dust … and a ticket!

The Mahopac Middle School Theater Company will present Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” on Friday, March 31, 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 1, at 2 and at 7 p.m. at the Mahopac Middle School Stage with Peter, Wendy, Captain Hook, Smee and all your ...

Mahopac High School Rocks ‘Illusion’

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The sound you heard coming from Mahopac High School last week was that of the student body rockin’ out. MHS held its annual “Illusion” concert, a rock show performed by some of the school’s elite musicians on March 23, 24 and 25. It began back in 1981 and over the years has featured musicians who have gone on to make a big splash in the music world, ...

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