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MHS Commencement to Honor Late Class Member

June 1, 2020

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - When commencement ceremonies are held later this month, Mahopac High School will honor the memory of Jake Santoriella, a Class of 2020 member who lost his life to leukemia two years ago.

Jake Santoriella’s twin brother, Chase, had approached school officials with the idea of reading his brother’s name along with other 2020 graduates during the ceremony, but several ...

Supply Issue Delays Mailing of School Budget Ballots

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - In a letter to district residents, School Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo announced that the district’s vendor experienced a supply issue delaying the delivery of paper ballots for the school budget, library budget and school board candidate votes..

DiCarlo wrote, “The District contracted with NTS to print and mail its absentee ballots. On Friday, May 29, we were ...

Four Candidates Vying for Three Seats on School Board

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac School District voters will choose from among four candidates to fill three seats in this year’s school board election.

With no in-person voting this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, residents will receive ballots by mail this week and must return them to the district by June 9.

Here’s a look at the four candidates seeking your vote for three-year ...

School District Unveils Graduation Plans; Town to Hold Parade

MAHOPAC, N.Y. -The Mahopac School District, along with town officials, has revealed plans to hold a graduation ceremony and a parade for the Class of 2020 while respecting the governor’s executive order regarding formal gatherings and social distancing.

The week of June 22-26 has been dubbed “Blue and Gold” week in honor of the Class of 2020. It will kick off on Monday, June ...

District Finalizes School Budget; Tax Rate Up 1.66 Percent

[Editor's note: This story has been updated with more information.]

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - While still not certain of what state aid the Mahopac School District will receive, school officials have moved forward with finalizing their 2020-21 budget, which calls for a 1.66 percent increase in the tax rate.

School officials were told they would receive their state aid numbers on Friday, May 15, ...

School Budget Still Unclear; State Aid Remains Tenuous

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Mahopac School District voters will have to vote on the 2020-21 school budget and Board of Education candidates by mail this year. An executive order from Gov. Cuomo last week decreed that there will be no in-person voting.

Additionally, voters will have but one opportunity to pass the budget. Should it fail, the school district will be ...

Town to Honor Class of 2020 with Parade

CARMEL, N.Y. - The Town of Carmel will honor the 2020 graduating seniors from both Mahopac and Carmel high schools with a “Parade of Seniors” next month.

The MHS parade is tentatively scheduled for June 13 on Route 6 in Mahopac. The CHS parade will be in the Hamlet of Carmel (Route 52) on June 20.

A week before each parade date, the town will paint the town with the school ...

Mahopac Students Mark ‘Spirit Week’ While Sheltering at Home

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Even in remote learning environments and socially distanced from each other, Mahopac students and teachers are finding ways to stay connected. All three Mahopac elementary schools participated in a Mahopac Virtual Spirit Week recently.

On “Missing School Monday” students and teachers—and in some cases their older siblings and parents—dressed in their ...

Cuomo: Schools Will Stay Closed For Remainder of Academic Year

Mahopac News will have more on this story as details develop.

Getting a Crash Course in Cyber Teaching

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y. - Like their public school counterparts, teachers at Our Montessori School have been learning, along with their students and parents, what it’s like to be in a new kind of “homeroom.”

“Distance learning will be new for all of us -- students and teachers,” the school informed its families, “and we will be adjusting as we go ...

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Virtual Symposium: Race Amity of Northern Westchester & Putnam 2020 Race Amity Symposium

June 1, 2020

Virtual Symposium: Race Amity of Northern Westchester & Putnam 2020 Race Amity Symposium
June 13 & 14 (See schedule for times)

Race Amity of Northern Westchester & Putnam is happy to invite you to join us for the 2020 Race Amity Symposium on June 13th and 14th. For the past two years, RANWP celebrated Race Amity Day here at the Somers Library.  This year, we will join ...