Blanch: Threat Appears to be a Prank

June 3, 2018

SOMERS, N.Y. - Students at Somers Middle School can expect to see additional police officers on Monday after a threat was discovered in the boy's bathroom.

Schools Superintendent Dr. Raymond Blanch has been sending emails to parents throughout the weekend following the discovery of the threat on Friday.

District officials are calling the threat a "horrible adolescent ...

Teens Compete in Foreign-Language Poetry Contest

SOMERS, N.Y. - World language students brought the beauty and romance of poetry to a school board meeting recently.

Audience members and trustees alike were treated to renditions of the poems students were to present on Thursday, May 17, at the 35th annual World Language Poetry Recitation Contest at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J.

This was the ninth year Somers students ...


SOMERS, N.Y. - On Wednesday, April 25, the Somers High School Math Honor Society hosted the St. Jude’s Math-A-Thon at Somers Intermediate School. St. Jude’s Math-A-Thon is a math-enrichment fundraiser with a real-world purpose. It helps students practice math skills while providing the opportunity to help kids just like them.

At the Math-A-Thon, 40 SIS students completed a booklet ...

Somers Budget Passes; D'Anna, Cambareri Elected

SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers School District voters overwhelmingly passed the 2018-19 budget Tuesday allowing for the hiring of two additional School Resource Officers (SROs). 

Voters also welcomed newcomer Heidi Cambareri to the Somers Board of Education for one of two open seats.

Incumbent Michael D'Anna was the top vote-getter with 518 votes. He returns to the board, joining ...

Police: No Threat Against Somers High School

SOMERS, N.Y. - The school district and local police say they are not aware of any shooting threat made against Somers High School despite TV news reports claiming differently. 

According to police, Luke Visser, 16, of Chappaqua was arrested Saturday, May 12, and charged with making a terroristic threat, a class D felony, and with aggravated harassment in the second degree, a ...

Teacher Charged with Public Lewdness Resigns

SOMERS, N.Y. – A Somers teacher facing charges of public lewdness has resigned.

Jeffrey Wrightman, 60, of White Plains, was accused of exposing himself to an adult patron at the Ossining Public Library in April.

Wrightman, an AP U.S. History teacher at Somers High School since 2003, has been on administrative leave since the alleged incident. He has tenure and earns $105,652 per ...

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