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July 2, 2022

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - When the fifth graders in Beth Doré’s class start to garden, they learn about more than getting their hands dirty. Doré, who has been the garden coordinator at Austin Road Elementary School for 10 years, turns gardening into an opportunity for hands-on learning and incorporates ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Commencement exercises were held Friday, June 24, for the MHS Class of 2022. Mahopac News captured the event in photos.

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Congratulations to Mahopac MIddle School eighth graders! The school held its Moving Up Day ceremony on Friday, June 24, as the students ready to transition to ninth grade at the high school As School Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo said at the ceremonies, “To the MHS Class of 2026, ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac High School seniors and their dates had an evening of glitz and glamour at The Amber Room in Danbury when they spent Friday, June 10, dancing the night away at the 2022 Senior Prom.

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The second time was the charm. After rejecting the Mahopac school budget by just eight votes last month, voters approved the budget the second time around on Tuesday (June 21) by a 1,747-1,120 margin. The district avoided having to resort to an austerity budget, which would ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- You nurtured them for 18 years!  Share your family's accomplishments in our Special High School Graduation Pullout on June 30th. Tuesday, June 21, is the last day to send a message. Also, Let's Not Forget the 8th Graders are Movin' On Up! Moving up from middle school to high ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Women’s rights, bullying and what it means to be a hero were the topics that won the day in the Mahopac Middle School Public Speaking Contest.   The contest, which has been tradition at Mahopac Middle School for 29 years, gave students up to a minute and a half each to speak and ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. Kids looking for diverse academic enrichment programs this summer will find a variety of courses offered by The Harvey School in its RISE program including two newly added classes, Coding and Midsummer Shakespeare. For the math-minded kids in grades 6-9 who would enjoy exploring ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The seniors who have been named valedictorian and salutatorian of the Mahopac High School Class of 2022 are not only highly driven, academically successful students, they also each intend to use their talents to make the world a better place. Matteo Perillo, who was named ...

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Founded in Spain in 2004, and with a Manhattan campus that was established in 2013, Maryel School has now proudly expanded to Westchester, with a new location in Yorktown. The international, private, bilingual English/Spanish day school provides a dynamic and rigorous education for students in ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Board of Education is seeking feedback from the public to help its efforts to revise the 2022-23 school budget. The original proposed budget failed by eight votes during the May 17 election and now the district seeks to revised it and put it before the voters once ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac School District voters rejected the proposed 2022-23 budget by a scant eight votes when they went to the polls on Tuesday. The $133 million spending package was voted down by 1,225-to-1,217 margin. The proposed budget had called for a $5.6 million (4.4 percent) ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac schools are taking part in what officials call “best practices” by employing the services of an outside security firm to work alongside its resource officers and monitors. “Some years ago, the conversation started about security throughout the district and the high school ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Mahopac students suffering emotionally from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic now have some help to guide them through it. Family Services of Westchester (FSW) is now a provider agency of NY Project Hope, the state’s COVID-19 crisis counseling program. FSW is offering ...

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MAHOOPAC, N.Y. - When Mahopac School District residents go to the polls on May 17, they will have the opportunity to vote for three of six candidates vying for a seat on the Board of Education. Incumbent board members Mike Mongon and Ray McDonough have opted not to seek re-election this year, ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Administrators for the Mahopac Central School District have just about completed the 2022-23 budget, which carries a modest tax increase and will be presented to the Board of Education for its approval on April 21. The $133 million spending package is up $5.6 million, or 4.4 ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - During his “Spotlight on Mahopac Schools” online program last week, Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo extolled the work done by the district’s school resource officers (SRO) and the role they play in keeping students safe. “It’s a tremendous partnership,” DiCarlo said. “It is ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Board of Education has appointed a woman as the new school superintendent for the first time in the district’s history. Christine A. Tona, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction of the Riverhead Central School District on Long Island, will take the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Nominating petitions for the May 17 School Board election are available. Please note the attached Nominating Petition form must be returned by mail or electronically to the District Clerk by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 18. Three seats on the Board of Education will need to be ...

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The Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES (PNW BOCES) serves as an educational service agency that provides pathways for students to learn and succeed and has a long history of providing quality and cost-effective services.  For families looking for day camps, this summer PNW BOCES has two exciting ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Students and staff in K-12 schools and daycares in Putnam County will not be required to wear masks as of Wednesday, March 2. “Make no mistake, our voices were heard in Albany,” County Executive MaryEllen Odell said. “Putnam County parents and community members who stood together ...

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CARMEL, N.Y.. - A ruling by a New York State Supreme Court Judge in Nassau County late Tuesday that the state-imposed mask mandate in schools is unconstitutional, caused confusion among parents and students. The State Education Department noted that the Department of Health will appeal the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -  We ask that you continue to monitor your children closely for COVID-19 symptoms.  The symptoms for COVID-19 including the variants can be found at https://bit.ly/3mLGusk We would encourage you to test your child if they had a known exposure to someone with COVID-19 three to five ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - In order to earn a badge and advance, the Senior Webelos of Cub Scout Pack 71 of Fulmar Road Elementary School needed to interview an elected official or community leader. They chose Mahopac Board of Education Trustee Tanner McCracken. The 22-year-old is the youngest person ever ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - William, a sixth grader at Mahopac Middle School, was walking through the hallway with a friend during change of class on Friday, Nov. 12, when the friend suddenly stopped and started motioning toward his throat. Then the boy’s face turned red, and a terrified look came over him. He ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - At last night's school board meeting, School Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo announced he would retire early, with one year remaining on his five-year contract. Here is the link to his speech... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WG8N6AncC2A  

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Not all little girls get a parade on their birthday.  With large saucer brown eyes, Olivia Cipollone, who was set to begin third grade earlier this month at Fulmar Road Elementary School, was celebrated with fanfare outside Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla last Friday, Sept.

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -When Mahopac high schoolers return to school in a couple of weeks, they will notice some profound changes have taken place in their learning environment while they were gone for summer break. Two years ago, voters approved a $54 million tax-neutral capital-improvement bond, and ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Michael Mongon and Adam Savino, both long-time residents of Mahopac, will once again serve as Mahopac Central School District Board of Education president and vice president, respectively, for the 2021-22 school year. They were both sworn in, along with re-elected trustees Lucy ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The eighth graders of Mahopac Middle School celebrated their Moving Up Day last month during a ceremony in front of family and friends. Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo and MMS principal Tom Cozzacrea were on hand to present certificates and congratulate the students as they prepare ...

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