Oh, The Places We Will Go!

September 19, 2017

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Central School District officially kicked off its first day of the 2017-18 school year on Wednesday, Sept. 6. We asked proud parents to submit photos of their kids getting ready for the special day and the response was overwhelming...and sometimes humorous. Check out the photo slideshow!

Mahopac Kindergartners All Scream for Ice Cream

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Incoming kindergartners recently got a taste of what school life will be life when Lakeview, Austin Road and Fulmar Road elementary schools held ice cream socials/orientations to introduce the young students to their teachers. Fulmar Elementary held its ice cream social back in June, while Austin Road and Fulmar Road held theirs last week. The kids were not only treated to ...

District’s Capital Improvement Projects Ready for Next Step

MAHOPAC, N.Y.— Capital improvement projects that will provide energy-efficiency improvements throughout the Mahopac School District and new roofs for three of its buildings is finally moving forward.

The nearly $8 million plan was originally voted down by voters last year, but it was overwhelmingly approved by voters in May during the budget vote and school board election. School ...

Former MMS Principal Readies To Take Helm in North Salem

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-- A 1989 New York Times article reported that workers in mangrove forests of the Ganges Delta in India deterred Bengal tiger attacks by wearing face masks on the backs of their heads. Twenty-eight years later, Mahopac “Indian” Vince DiGrandi voluntarily walked into a den of “Tigers” when he took the helm of North Salem Middle/High School on Aug.15 ...

New MMS Principal Ready to Hit the Ground Running

Tom Cozzocrea knows he has big shoes to fill, but he’s ready for the challenge.

Earlier this month, the Mahopac Board of Education hired Cozzocrea as the new Mahopac Middle School principal. He will take the place of Vince DiGrandi—a beloved figure in the school community—who left this summer to take a principal’s position in the North Salem School ...

Mahopac Kids are Happy Campers

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - It’s just like school … only better.

Every year, as summer kicks in, hundreds of Mahopac kids head off to one of the school district’s three elementary schools for summer camp. These camps, sponsored by each school’s PTO and run by teachers, are not your father’s summer camps. While the emphasis is always on healthy fun, there is often a little ...

School Board Names New Middle School Principal

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Board of Education has named a Carmel High School graduate as the new principal of the middle school.

Tom Cozzocrea was appointed to the post last week. He will take the place of Vince DiGrandi, who resigned earlier this summer to take a principal position in the North Salem School District.

Cozzocrea is 1992 graduate of Carmel High School and has lived most of ...

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