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North Salem Booster Club Bags the Goods for Those in Need

December 7, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The hill outside of the North Salem Middle School cafeteria was covered in trash bags over the weekend. What they held, though, was not trash, but tons of donated clothing and toys collected by the North Salem Athletic Booster Club that will be distributed to those in need across the country.

“We estimate that we had nearly 5,000 pounds of donations,” said Valerie ...

North Salem Teacher a Published Author

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Deborah Rafferty Oswald has always had a love of history. And since she was a young girl, she knew she wanted to be a writer. Now, the North Salem teacher has found a way to fuse her passions.

Oswald, a fifth-grade teacher at Pequenakonck Elementary School and a member of the Mahopac High School Class of ’78, has written a book, “The Haviland Girls,” that ...

The Harvey School in Katonah Announces Honors Students

Students from North Salem and Purdys were among those recognized by The Harvey School in Katonah for earning academic honors for the first marking period fo the fall term.
Several area residents have been recognized for earning a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher (Cavalier Scholar), a 3.7 or higher (Head’s List), or at least a 3.3 (Honor Roll):
Courtney Alexander, grade 12, Carmel, ...

'I Hate Shakespeare' Hits North Salem School Stage

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Twenty three of North Salem’s sixth, seventh and eighth graders gave the audience a rundown of Shakespeare’s classics on Friday night in “I Hate Shakespeare,” a play by Steph DeFerie.
The crowd was in stitches as some of The Bard’s beloved characters played their well-known role while cast in modern-day scenarios.
Juliet, of “Romeo and ...

North Salem Teen's Joke Turns Charitable Opportunity in Somers' School

SOMERS, N.Y.--What started out as a joke among five friends who attend John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers has morphed into something they can be far more proud of: a 250-member group determined to do good.

The John Stamos Cooking Club is no more. Firmly planted in its stead is The Giving Tree.
In its first act, the club could have been characterized as the non-committal, ...

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