North Salem Juniors and Seniors enjoy a night of glamour at the prom

June 20, 2017

(NORTH SALEM, N.Y.) -- North Salem juniors and seniors donned their tuxedos and gowns on Thursday, June 8, for the annual prom. This year’s festivities were held at Candlewood Inn in Brookfield, Conn.  Everyone looked elegant and glamorous as they gathered for a pre-prom party at the Martabano estate in Brewster for photos.

North Salem student learns makeup tricks of the trade

(NORTH SALEM, N.Y.) -- Ever see a Broadway play? Or watch the news on TV? Well, local high school student Victoria Daros went behind the scenes of two Broadway productions and a TV show to shadow makeup artist Brandalyn Fulton for her senior year O.P.T.I.O.N.S project. During her presentation on June 6, Daros described the hectic life of a makeup artist. 

“The tasks of a makeup ...

Destressing for success; Scout Gold Award Focuses on Inner Balance

(NORTH SALEM, NY) --Stress is at a peak at this time of the year for many high school students. 
With finals, Advanced Placement and Regents exams on tap, many students are in need of some form of stress relief, so they can better tackle the tasks at hand.  

On June 5, students at the Middle/High School were able to do just that, thanks to pet therapy coordinated by Jenna Murphy, ...

North Salem School Search Continues For New Administrators

(NORTH SALEM, N.Y.0 -- With three top administrators retiring, the North Salem Central School District has been working to find replacements before July 1.
Middle/High School Principal Dr. Patricia Cyganovich and Assistant Principal Dr. George Bovino are stepping down. Director of Instruction and Human Resources, Dr. Michael Hibbard is also retiring, and will be replaced by the Assistant ...

Busy Bees: Students at PQ Learn About Important Pollinators

(NORTH SALEM, N.Y.) --Fifth graders at Pequenakonck Elementary School, who are learning about plant and environmental studies, recently attended an assembly discussing the importance of pollination.
At the assembly, which was sponsored by the PQ PTO, students learned about the importance of pollinators in the world, and why it is important to support their habitats by planting plants and flowers ...

Foundation Honors High School Students

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The North Salem Foundation For Learning held its 21st annual “Celebration of Scholars” on Thursday, May 11, at the Middle/High School.  Eleven students were honored for 2017.

The Foundation’s mission is to provide financial support to students and faculty who proposed innovative projects. Since its inception in 1996, it has awarded more than ...

Kindergartners Raise Money for Rescued Horses

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Friends come in all shapes and sizes, and earlier this year, Pequenakonck Elementary School’s  ONE CUB Kindness Initiative made some new four-legged friends when they visited the Our Farm Equine Rescue on Hardscrabble Road in North Salem.  The visit was part of ONE CUB’s expansion to include teaching students about kindness toward pets and ...

North Salem school budget passes

(NORTH SALEM, N.Y.)--Voters in the North Salem Central School District approved the 2017-2018 budget, according to figures released by the district.
The nearly $42 million spending plan passed 283 to 113.

Incumbent Board of Education member Andrew Brown was elected to another term of office, garnering 333 votes.

Kurt Gulden was also elected to a seat on the Board of Education with 305 ...

A Day of Exploration and Creativity

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The Pequenakonck Elementary School held its first-ever “MakerFaire” on April 19.

Students from 2nd to 5th grade were on hand for various technology projects that included engineering, 3-D printing, circuits, origami, green-screen projects, robots and more.  The event showcased young students’ creativity, inventiveness and ingenuity.

Pequenakonck Kindergartners Celebrate Earth Day

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The Pequenakonck Elementary School kindergartners and the ONE CUB Kindness Initiative celebrated Earth Day on April 22 by performing acts of kindness to help the ecology of the planet.

As part of ONE CUB’s school/home connection, students brought home two green leaves which they used to write their earth-friendly acts of kindness.  PQ’s young learners ...

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