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  • Bonding over science

    Port Chester High School’s Authentic Science Research Program is doing all it can to encourage students to love science by giving them a chance to research a topic of their choosing with a professional mentor. The nine participating students showed off their findings during the second annual Science Research Symposium on Monday, June 5. 

  • PCMS students win $10K for ALD Connect charity

    It was a win-win for Port Chester Middle School, as a group of sixth grade students recently took second place, which consists of $10,000 towards their chosen charity, ALD Connect, and $5,000 worth of technology for their school during the annual Lead2Feed Challenge. 

  • Bonding over science
    Port Chester High School’s Authentic Science Research Program is doing all it can to encourage students to love science by giving them a chance to research a topic of their choosing with a professional mentor. 
  • An old Chinese proverb reads, “Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” Unbeknownst to many of them, the students of the Blind Brook School District are fortunate to spend the school year with hardworking educators who sacrifice their time and energy for the betterment of their students. 
  • Shopping to make B.B. schools better

    Stop & Shop presented Bruno M. Ponterio Ridge Street School a check for $6,416.65 on Thursday, June 8 as a part of their A+ School Rewards program. 

  • P.C. student nabs solo win during 2017 Metro Awards

    She entered Purchase College Concert Theater and walked the Blue Carpet anticipating a letdown, but she left with a trophy in her hand. Port Chester High School junior Taylor Masi danced her way into the heart of Metropolitan High School Theater Award judges and into Port Chester theatre history for her performance as Kathy in “9 to 5.” 

  • Shooting for the stars
    They may be too young to go to space, but Port Chester Middle School Astro Club members can still build and launch ESTES model rockets high into the sky.
  • P.C. Schools’ $79.97M project undergoes slight changes

    The integrity of the Port Chester School District’s $79.97 million bond is being kept in check by a few former Bond Advisory Committee members as the Board of Education continues to meet with Fuller & D’Angelo, P.C. Architects and Planners. However, as the preliminary designs are developed, a few changes needed to be made. 

  • B.B. teachers ask BOE for dignity and respect
    There was a sea of crimson gushing into the Blind Brook Middle/High School library during the evening of Monday, June 5 as red-shirted Blind Brook teachers staged a walk-in before the Board of Education meeting. 
  • Astronaut takes BBHS to infinity and beyond
    Witnessing firsthand the ever-expanding span of space was a pipedream for astronaut Mike Massimino, and now he’s the first person to tweet in space. 
  • PCMS is ‘No Place for Hate’

    Port Chester Middle School was deemed inclusive, safe and empowering enough to be named a 2016-17 “No Place for Hate School©" by the New York State Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

  • Swingin’ students show support for their middle school band

    Port Chester students Lauren Pellegrini, Molly Brakewood, William Brakewood and Nic Arnel play with Blind Brook High School graduate and trumpeter Larry Nissman for An Evening of Jazz at Westchester Burger in Rye Brook on Wednesday, May 24. The event raised $822, all of which is going towards the Port Chester Middle School Band Association. 

  • Students holster their hammers and pick up Tools for Change

    With graduation rates at their schools over 90 percent and many of those students going on to pursue higher education, it’s no surprise that this year’s Tools for Change high schoolers from Port Chester, Blind Brook and Rye Neck got together to research the transition from K-12 education to college. 

  • Blind Brook fourth graders learn how a bill becomes law
    “I’m just a bill, yes I’m only a bill, and I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill.” Many students know the School House Rock jingle “I’m Just a Bill,” which outlines how a federal law is created, but there isn’t a ditty for county or local laws.
  • Ridge Street School goes nuts over Allergy Awareness Week
    It was Food Allergy Awareness Week from May 15-19 and Bruno M. Ponterio Ridge Street School went nuts –the third, fourth and fifth graders all learned how to use an EpiPen, an injection of epinephrine that relieves allergy symptoms, and the younger grades made posters.
  • Blind Brook teachers demand fair contract
    It’s going to take a lot more than rain to stop these Blind Brook teachers from seeking a fair contract. More than 50 teachers stand in solidarity at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24 outside Blind Brook Middle/High School.
  • It’s not just a brain game
    Brain games aren’t a new fad – the most popular one out there is a mobile application called Lumosity, which has over 85 million downloads. But Blind Brook High School Computer Science Club members wanted to do something a little different than traditional puzzles. 
  • Working ‘9 to 5’ has paid off

    Three Port Chester students were recognized for their work onstage during the high school’s spring musical “9 to 5.” Senior Elizabeth Montemurro, junior Taylor Masi and sophomore Grace Herbert join the ranks of the elite as all of them were nominated for 2017 Metropolitan High School Theater Awards. 

  • Three BBHS students nominated for Metro Awards following ‘Grease’
    Three Blind Brook High School students were recognized for their work onstage during the high school’s spring musical “Grease.” Juniors Lee Price and Madison Goldberg and sophomore Ryan Vogt are all on the list to potentially win a 2017 Metropolitan High School Theater Award for their acting and behind-the-scenes performances
  • Steve Kaplan will not contest Blind Brook school board vote
    Blind Brook faced an uncertain decision about who would fill its two empty Board of Education seats after a recount on Wednesday, May 17 revealed a three-vote difference between candidates Jeff Diamond and Steve Kaplan. PTA parent Jennifer Schlactus had a large lead over the duo and secured one of the spots with 719 votes.
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