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North Salem MS/HS Closed Due to Water Supply Issue

May 16, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem MS/HS will be closed Monday, May 16, due to a water supply issue, the district announced earlier this morning via the Superintendent's News Service. 

The closure applies to the Middle School and High School, as well as the District Office. The district clarified that this is a standard school closure, with no remote instruction for students. 

Student Podcasters Broadcast Their Knowledge

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - "Who's writing it? Who's telling it? Who's saying it?" asked seventh-grader Molly Collura. "It's important to know who is behind the information because you can't trust everything you see online."

These are the types of questions students ask and answer in “Each One Teach One,” the new podcast broadcasting from North Salem ...

North Salem Schools Ready for Budget Vote and Board of Education Election

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Central School District will hold the annual budget vote and trustee elections on Tuesday, May 17. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. at the Pequenakonck Elementary School gym.

This year, residents will vote whether or not to approve the district’s proposed $47,860,718 million school budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The proposed ...

North Salem High School Featured Seniors

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - As the Class of 2022 counts down to graduation on June 22, North Salem News is proud to highlight some of our graduating seniors. For more information about participating, contact editor Tom Walogorsky at walogoraky@halstonmedia.com. 

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What interests you most? What activities do you participate in, both in school and outside of school?

Farming. I ...

NSHS Names Valedictorian and Salutatorian

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - As the North Salem High School Class of 2022 counts down to graduation on June 22, the district proudly announced the recipients of this year’s top academic honors. Topping this year’s class were Valedictorian Delia Ciamei and Salutatorian Gianna Leidich.

“It was nice to have my hard work recognized,” says Leidich of receiving the validation for ...

U.S. News Releases High School Rankings

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem High School has been counted among some of the nation’s best schools, according to annual rankings released last week by U.S. News & World Report.

The organization ranked nearly 18,000 out of nearly 24,000 reviewed public high schools – a mix of charter, magnet, and traditional – in all 50 states and the ...

Sen. Harckham Inspects New Maintenance Truck for North Salem Schools

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - State Senator Pete Harckham recently stopped by the North Salem Middle School/High School to inspect the new Ford F550 truck the district has placed into service.

The truck, which will be used as an all-around maintenance vehicle, was purchased with the help of a $50,000 state grant that Harckham had secured for the school ...

Board of Education Adopts Proposed Budget

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Board of Education voted unanimously last week to adopt a proposed $47,860,718 million school budget for fiscal year 2022-2023.

The spending plan represents a 4.24 percent increase over the district’s current $45,914,756 million budget. The budget will be supported by a tax levy of $42.1 million.

That figure reflects an increase of $1.9 ...

Books Come Alive in the PQ Entrance

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The tables in the main hallway of Pequenakonck Elementary School are overflowing with dinosaurs, zoo animals, baseball players, and even a monster truck rally.

“The T-Rex looks realistic because I used my toy T-Rex and traced its head,” says Max Delalain showing off his canvas painting illustrating the adventures in “Dinosaurs Before Dark” by Mary ...

North Salem High School Featured Seniors

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - As the Class of 2022 counts down to graduation, North Salem News is proud to highlight a different group of seniors in each issue. For more information about participating, please contact editor Tom Walogorsky at walogorsky@halstonmedia.com. 

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The Joys of Imperfection 

May 16, 2022

I used to try to do things perfectly and as a result, not much got done. OK, that’s not entirely true - I did go to college, got married, had kids and in general those things turned out pretty well. But there are a lot of things in life that I struggle to do perfectly, like a perfect house, perfect dinner, perfect dress size and perfect response to every smart aleck remark that comes my ...

On Stage: Let’s Do the Twist

Aspiring playwrights are taught the use of reversal. Something unexpected happens that catches both the protagonist and the audience off guard and can lead to upending our expectations and the character’s subsequent actions. It’s also known as the “third act twist.”

Writer Lauren Gunderson has learned that lesson especially – and effectively – well. There is ...

Northwell Health Walk Returns to Westchester  

May 4, 2022

The event will benefit both Northern Westchester Hospital and Phelps Hospital

MOUNT KISCO, NY – The Northwell Health Walk will be on Sunday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown Heights and will unite thousands of people across five different New York locations who believe in supporting quality health care that’s close to home. And ...