Yorktown Nursery School Celebrates Native American Day

November 26, 2017

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-This past Thursday, the students at Yorktown Community Nursery School danced, whooped, made pots from clay and ground corn on stone as part of the school’s annual Native American Day. 

A tradition at the school since 2000, the day is a celebration of the history and culture of the local Native American tribes that once inhabited the Yorktown area.

For the day, the ...

Yorktown Names Valedictorian and Salutatorian

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Ellen O’Callaghan and Marlee Pincus have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian of Yorktown High School, respectively.

O’Callaghan is captain of both the varsity soccer and lacrosse teams, vice president of the Class of 2018, sports editor of the school newspaper, a member of the National Honor Society, a member of VAASA (Varsity Athletes against ...

St. Patrick’s School in Yorktown Unveils New STREAM Lab

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – St. Patrick’s School recently celebrated the opening of its new STREAM lab, which was made possible through a $150,000 grant from the Gawlicki Family Foundation.

With the money, the school converted its science lab into a STREAM lab (science, technology, religion, engineering, arts and math) and its library into a “flexible learning environment,” said ...

Fiore Appointed to Lakeland School Board

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Keri Fiore has been appointed to fill the vacancy on the Lakeland Central School District Board of Education.

In the wake of Elizabeth Kogler’s resignation, the school board opted to appoint Fiore rather than hold a special election, which trustees agreed would be needlessly expensive and time-consuming.

“For any person appointed or elected, the farther ...

Yorktown High School is the Home of the Huskers (and ESTEAM)

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown High School is well-known for its superb sports programs, but new Superintendent Dr. Ron Hattar is looking to line the halls with other types of championship banners.

Hattar, only several months into his tenure, has already made a small alteration to the district’s digital sign on Route 202, which now flashes: “Yorktown High School: Home of the ...

Lakeland Baseball, Softball Fields to be Renovated

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – The Lakeland Central School District Board of Education is moving forward with a plan to renovate baseball and softball fields at Lakeland High School.

Athletic Director Dan Belfi said drainage issues often flood the fields, causing student-athletes to clean up the mess and forcing games to be relocated.

At a school board meeting last month, Belfi proposed three ...

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