‘Mysteries of the Museum’ Unveiled at Austin Road Elementary

January 14, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The extraordinary, often bizarre treasures housed in America’s museums represent wondrous chapters in history, but a physical display can tell only part of their story. Behind each artifact are amazing tales and secrets to be revealed—tales sometimes brimming with scandal, mystery, murder and intrigue.

On the Travel Channel TV show, “Mysteries at the ...

Pine Grove Holds Annual Pajama Drive

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— More needy children will be able to snuggle up in some warm pajamas this winter thanks to the staff, students and their parents at Pine Grove County Day School.

The preschool held its annual pajama day Wednesday, Dec. 21, at all five of its locations in support of the Pajama Program, a nonprofit organization that collects books and PJs for needy kids.

With the support ...

Mahopac Students Attend Cuomo’s State of the State Speech

PURCHASE, N.Y. - Mahopac High seniors in teacher Michael Hunt’s WISE class had a chance to see government in action Tuesday morning when they attended Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s state of the state speech.

This year, the governor is delivering six regional state of the state addresses in six different locations over the course of three days. The governor invited interested school ...

Charlie Burt is Ready For What the Future Holds

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— People who have known Mahopac High School senior Charlie Burt a long time always believed that he had the heart of a giant. But now they have proof.

The captain lineman of the varsity football team received the Heart of a Giant Award last month, beating out thousands of applicants and 50 nominees from the tri-state area. New York Giant running back Rashad Jennings came to ...

Mahopac Students Prepare For a Digital Future

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that by 2020 there will be 1.4 million computer-science-related jobs available and only 400,000 computer science graduates with the skills to apply for them.

The Mahopac Central School District hopes to change that. School officials believe that getting to students at an early age and teaching them the basics of computer ...

Mahopac Schools Move to Bring Education Into 21st century

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— The Mahopac School District wants to fully embrace 21st century education and its administrators and faculty are creating a school environment and curricula to do just that.

Dr. Adam Pease, assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and professional development, along with Dr. Greg Stowell, assistant superintendent for pupil personnel and educational services, ...

MHS Students Donate Toys to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Students from teacher Jennifer Degl’s Mahopac High School class got into the altruistic holiday spirit last Thursday when they delivered 99 toys to Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. It's something that has become an annual traditional at MHS.

Interim high school principal John Augusta gave permission for a group of 10 students, along with Degl, to use a mini ...

Charity ‘Game Show’ and Holiday Craft Fair Raises Over $2,000

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Last Saturday, the Mahopac Teachers Association sponsored a charity game show and holiday craft fair at Mahopac Middle School that raised more than $2,000 for a variety of charities and school groups. The first annual event featured more than 50 vendors and four game show teams that consisted of students, faculty, staff and administrators.

Dave Gordon, an eighth grade ...

Mahopac’s PACappellas Hit the Big Time at Daryl’s House

PAWLING, N.Y.— The Mahopac High School PACapellas got some big-time exposure last week when they took the stage at Daryl’s House in Pawling to open for recording artist and emerging pop star Hailey Knox.

Daryl’s House is a premier venue owned by Daryl Hall of the renowned duo and Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame members Hall & Oates, and is where Hall films his popular cable TV ...

Pine Grove Celebrates Thanksgiving

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Miss Jaime and Miss Karen’s preschool classes at Pine Grove Country Day School in Mahopac celebrated Thanksgiving last week with a feast of their own. Mahopac News was there to capture the little pilgrims on film.

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Upcoming Events

Mon, January 23, 4:30 PM

Mahopac Library, Mahopac

Second-Grade Book Club


Upcoming Events

Mon, January 23, 4:30 PM

Mahopac Library, Mahopac

Second-Grade Book Club