Education

May 10, 2021

The Harvey School in Katonah has announced the names of the students who have earned academic honors for the first marking period of the spring term. Several area residents have been recognized for earning a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher (Cavalier Scholar), or a GPA of 3.7 or higher (Head's ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The five folks running for the Somers Board of Education fielded questions last week about the role of educators in addressing social justice and systemic racism issues. Among other things, the candidates also talked about what they felt the school district’s strengths and ...

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The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third marking period. 9th Grade Students on Honor Roll Eric Amante, James Balancia, Dalton Baloy, Grayden Carr, Julian Chidester, Farah Cicogna, Christian Dotto, Jack Dwyer, John Engel, Ailinn Finn, Erik Gersfeld, Giuseppe ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - It’s raining more than a few pennies from heaven for Somers schools. With more state aid than anticipated and a boost from federal COVID relief funding, the folks who put together the district’s budget can safely forecast sunnier fiscal skies - at least for 2021-2022. However, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The public had the chance this week to meet - via a virtual forum - the five folks competing for two spots on the Somers Board of Education. The Monday, April 26, ZOOM event was hosted by the Somers PTA Council and moderated by the League of Women Voters. For those who missed ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Like every other school district in the nation, Somers had to think out of the box when it came to honoring its 2020 graduates. It was able to partner with Bedford’s Fox Lane High School and Katonah-Lewisboro’s John Jay High School to provide a unique experience while keeping ...

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Harvey’s robotics program continues to impress as two teams of its RoboCavs came up as winners in a big way Saturday, April 17, in the VEX Southern New York State Championship live-remote competition. The RoboCavs team 6277D, paired with a Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School squad, took the ...

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On May 18, voters will be asked to approve a proposition allowing Somers schools to move ahead with a districtwide project that will fund nearly $9 million in energy upgrades. The project would have a “zero impact” on taxpayers, according to Assistant Superintendent for Business Chris Platania.

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SOMERS, N.Y. - It looks like the Somers Board of Education race will be contested after all. There are two seats open and five candidates. They are: Paul Padovani, Nicholas Mancini, Gilbert Lopez, Dr. Rodric Rabbah, and Heidi Cambareri. Cambareri, as the board’s vice-president, is the ...

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A lingering disagreement over the way one particular anti-racism statement should be worded led to a long discussion at last week’s school board meeting about how deeply trustees should get involved in social issues. Last June, as protests against racial injustice ramped up across the globe in ...

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A Somers High School junior was recently awarded two separate honors for her research on immunotherapy cancer treatment.  Gabby Susca, a Science Research student, received the Innovations in Biological Sciences Research Award at the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair. She was also awarded ...

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I recently came across a blog article titled, “Why Children Need Camp Now More Than Ever,” essentially a list of social/emotional needs that have been neglected due to the pandemic. The article explains, in the most scholarly way, why children have suffered for the last 13 months and how camp can ...

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Somers educators are looking forward to the arrival of the school district’s share of federal relief funds aimed at supporting the safe reopening and operation of schools across the nation. However, they’re not making out their shopping list until the 2021-2022 state budget is in the bag. As of ...

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The Somers Board of Education has reached out to the community to express “outrage” over the attacks in Altanta last week by a lone gunman who killed six Asian women and two others.  The 21-year-old white man charged in the case has reportedly denied race played a role in his actions, but ...

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The Somers Central School District last week announced that it plans to get all middle and high school students back in the classroom full time by the end of next month. On Tuesday, April 6, just after spring break, the district will begin a phased-in approach involving students in grades 7-12.

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The Somers school district hit the pause button on taking an anonymous student survey that contained questions about sensitive topics such as sex, drugs, and suicide. Parents had already been given the chance to say “no” to having their sixth- through 12th-graders participate, and the kids ...

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The Harvey School in Katonah has announced the names of the students who have earned academic honors for the second marking period of the winter term. Several area residents have been recognized for earning a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher (Cavalier Scholar), or a GPA of 3.7 or higher (Head's ...

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It was the parents’ turn to learn from the teachers at the first Tusker University event, held on Tuesday, Feb. 24. More than 120 parents attended the virtual workshop, a concept developed by the Somers Central School District’s Learning Office. “This idea came from our community,” says Director ...

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Two seats on the Somers Board of Education will be on the ballot in May. Trustee and board Vice President Heidi Cambareri announced Tuesday, Feb. 23, that she will be running again, saying she “would love to continue serving.” She is completing her first three-year term.  Longtime trustee ...

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Somers High School senior Nitin Seshadri has been named a Regional Finalist for the Coca Cola Scholars Program, moving to final round, which would include a $20,000 college scholarship.  “Nitin was recently named our Salutatorian for the Class of 2021,” said Mark Bayer, principal of Somers High ...

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Somers schools want to bring their older students back full time, but there are several “critical targets” that must be reached first, local educators say. Among those are getting at least 80 percent of school district employees vaccinated against COVID-19, according to Superintendent Dr. Raymond ...

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Parents concerned that the development of their children’s academic skills may have stalled from frequent disruptions in the learning process during the pandemic can take advantage of the RISE program at The Harvey School this summer. RISE, the Re-engage in Summer Enrichment instructional ...

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The Harvey School in Katonah has announced the names of the students who have earned academic honors for the first marking period of the winter term. Several area residents have been recognized for earning a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher (Cavalier Scholar), or a GPA of 3.7 or higher (Head's ...

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Three upper school students at The Harvey School in Katonah have earned recognition for their outstanding original creations. Senior Mia Cornell received several Scholastic Art Awards for both the Northeast Region and Hudson Valley Art Region. In the Northeast Region, Cornell earned Silver Keys, ...

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The Harvey Summer Camp in Katonah has opened registration for its 2021 session. Following a successful session in 2020, Harvey’s camp directors are planning for another safe and fun-filled summer. “We’re very much looking forward to our 26th consecutive season which will be filled with ...

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The Harvey School in Katonah has announced the names of the students who have earned academic honors for the second marking period of the fall term. Several area residents have been recognized for earning a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher (Cavalier Scholar), or a GPA of 3.7 or higher (Head's ...

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The Harvey School will be hosting two special virtual admissions events this month.  On Wednesday, December 16, families interested in exploring independent school options for middle school and upper school can Zoom into a “Coffee with the Head of School” at 10 a.m. School head Bill Knauer ...

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The Harvey School in Katonah has announced the names of the students who have earned academic honors for the first marking period of the fall term. Several area residents have been recognized for earning a grade-point average of 4.0 or higher (Cavalier Scholar), or a GPA of 3.7 or higher (Head's ...

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The Harvey School admissions department will conduct a Virtual Open House Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participating through Zoom, prospective families will have the opportunity to attend live, online sessions covering a variety of school programs and campus highlights. Director ...

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The Harvey School’s admissions team is hosting weekly virtual informational sessions each Wednesday through December. Each of the one-hour Zoom events scheduled from October through December will have its own specific focus. While the admissions events will be conducted virtually as the campus ...

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