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September 29, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The Sept. 21 North Salem Board of Education meeting centered around potential school perimeter security updates through a proposed $4,495,000 capital project.  The board also provided a brief update on the high school/middle school turf field project, indicating its near ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Tigers’ turf is expanding.  The area behind the high school has seen a dramatic transformation in the last few months. Trees were cleared, rocks have been blasted, and half the field was raised by 14 feet to literally level the playing field. Crews are ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - “Middle school is way better than elementary because we’re more independent,” said sixth-grader Charlotte as she ate lunch outside with friends. “But it’s hard to open the lockers!” added sixth-grader Marta. Earlier this month, North Salem Middle School’s newest students ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Board of Education gathered for their first official meeting of the school year, providing updates on the superintendent search, and accepting the contract for the new Pequenakonck (PQ) Elementary assistant principal.  HVA Superintendent Search  The meeting ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - A message from the North Salem Tax Office: School Tax bills are due September 30, 2022.  Due to public health and safety concerns, the Town of North Salem Tax Office is requesting that all persons visiting the tax office wear a mask and maintain a reasonable distance from ...

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The final and crucial chapter of a student’s high school life is the college planning process. Are you and your student overwhelmed and frustrated with how and where to begin this process? Are you worried about the competitiveness of the college admission process and the cost of ...

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In a sea of education consulting companies, offering college planning assistance, one local company is tackling this process in a unique way by engaging in a personal, well-connected, mindful, and collaborative approach. "My way of counseling is counseling with a heart, and it means really ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - When Pequenakonck Elementary School’s Dr. Roy Martin officially takes the helm as its principal next month, he will be tackling that post with eyes wide open. That’s to say his longtime goals and his vision as a classroom teacher turned administrator have not changed. “I ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem’s William Stein was among those named to the Dean’s List at Endicott College for the Spring 2022 semester. In order to qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must obtain a minimum grade point average of 3.5, receive no letter grade below “C,” have no withdrawal ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - The Harvey School in Katonah is offering local families an extraordinary opportunity to host a student from abroad on weekends and short holidays during this school year and experience a dynamic cultural exchange in their own homes. High school students from Brazil, Poland, ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Board of Education elected trustee Andrew Brown as its new president at its Tuesday, July 5, reorganizational meeting. He replaces trustee Deborah D’Agostino, who was re-elected in May to her fourth term. Re-elected Tuesday as board vice president was Kurt ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Oh, the places you'll go! The North Salem High School Class of 2022 will be attending 57 different colleges across the country, including 18 states and Washington, D.C.  ALABAMA Auburn University CALIFORNIA Pitzer College San Diego State ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The STEM classroom was abuzz with the persistent whir of a drone and exclamations of guidance. “Higher! Higher! Now lower! A little to the left, and flip! 40 seconds left! Come back to reload!” The North Salem Middle School eighth-grade students competed in a firefighter ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Everyone at North Salem News wishes to congratulate the NSHS Class of 2022! See our complete coverage of this unforgettable day in the special graduation pullout inside the June 30 issue. 

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Lions Club is pleased to announce that eight North Salem graduates have received Community Service Awards in 2022. The Lions are very proud of these young people for their accomplishments, and we wish them a happy future. Learning through volunteering is an ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - In an auditorium full of cheering families, with the video screen displaying their very first and most recent school portraits, the fifth-graders of Pequenakonck Elementary School received their certificates, officially completing their elementary education. “What is worth ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem schools are in line to get extra security this fall. The Board of Education voted 4-3 last week to hire a second School Resource Officer (SRO) after Trustee Paul Giamundo introduced the resolution during the “new business” portion of its Wednesday, June 15 ...

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NORTH SALEM, 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 ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” The quote from one of Shakespeare’s plays easily applies to North Salem’s Morgan Jones, who was diagnosed at 6 months old with Dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy. Morgan’s first few years were extremely fragile ones. The ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - On June 9, North Salem students celebrated the end of an unforgettable year at prom. Held at Salem Golf Club, everyone looked their best for an amazing evening of music, food, and fun! 

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Elianna Kalman of North Salem received her high school diploma from The Harvey School on Thursday, June 9. Kalman was among the 79 members of Harvey's Class of 2022. Located in Katonah, The Harvey School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory school for students in ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - “Welcome to the Poetry Café, are you ready to slam today?” said English teacher Maureen Mullaney as she welcomed her students. The North Salem Middle/High Library was transformed into a moody café decorated with a scattering of twinkling lights, plants, and floral tablecloths.

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - “Take a moment to focus, get into a calm, peaceful headspace, find a safe place within you and paint from there,” said Vicky Youngman as she led the assembled group through mindful breathing. The North Salem Middle/High School cafeteria gradually returned to motion as faculty ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The recent shooting deaths of 19 students and two teachers in rural Texas have some worried local parents calling on North Salem school officials to hire a second school resource officer. Kathleen Whalen, the mom of a kindergartner, said last week that she was surprised to ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - As our seniors count down to graduation on June 22, North Salem News is proud to feature another member of the Class of 2022! ENZO MOLINA What interests you most? What activities do you participate in, both in school and outside of school? I’m a 4-year varsity lacrosse ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The first-graders at Pequenakonck Elementary School have some noisy new classmates. “When we came in this morning, there was a chirping noise. We were screaming because we were so happy that one of our chicks hatched,” said Grace Magnotta. “It was the tiniest egg!” said ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®) announced this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners, including Mark Takken from North Salem High School. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - With Lady Gaga blasting from the speakers, a crowd cheering on a pickup basketball game, and others drawing on the blacktop, taking selfies, and petting a horse, the atmosphere outside the North Salem Middle/High School was festive, despite the damp weather and serious ...

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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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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem and Somers communities recently gathered to observe Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day). The Somers Holocaust Memorial Commission holds this annual event to further its mission to perpetuate and commemorate the memory of the Holocaust, promote respect for ...

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