Education It is: April 19th, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press | Education News
Obama Responds to Local Students Letter
NEWBURGH - Students in Mala Hoffman’s fifth grade accelerated class at Horizons on the Hudson Magnet School recently presented a letter and picture they received from President Obama to Principal Lisa Buon.
Earlier in the year, the students wrote letters about environmental concerns to President Obama and other government officials as part of their International Baccalaureate studies....
Mount Students Provide Free Tax...
NEWBURGH – With Tax Day looming, Mount Saint Mary College accounting students are providing free tax preparation for local middle- and low-income families.
The assistance program is a partnership between AARP TaxAide Foundation and the Mid-Hudson CASH Coalition.
The students serve their community in donated space at Newburgh Ministry, Newburgh Free Library, Hudson Valley Federal...
NFA Goldbacks Coaches Vs. Cancer
NEWBURGH - The Newburgh Free Academy Girls’ Varsity Basketball Team raised $1,017 for Coaches vs. Cancer during Friday’s home game against Monroe-Woodbury.
Last year, the NFA girls raised $202, so they had a five-fold increase in donations this year. NFA honored employee Michele McKnight and Captain Katie Cook’s grandmother Mary Ann Prokosch at the event.
First Winter Wonderland at Temple Hill...
Recently, Temple Hill Academy’s Student Government Association hosted the school’s first Winter Wonderland. Students, families, and staff braved the cold weather to participate in a variety of crafts, games, and activities.
Heritage Hosts 8th Annual Science Fair
Heritage Middle School recently hosted an exciting event that encourages students to think like young scientists, the 8th Annual Saturnelli Science Fair, named in honor of former NECSD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Annette Saturnelli.
Over 225 projects were entered by students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades and ranged in topics from bio-engineering, behavioral and social sciences, microbiology,...
Jump for Johnny Remembers Classmate...
NEWBURGH - Recently, Meadow Hill Global Explorations School students in Newburgh celebrated National Heart Health Month in a special way, by honoring former classmate Johnny Sileno, who passed away from cancer in 2010.
Now in the fourth year, Jump for Johnny allows students and staff to take a break from their regular day to celebrate and remember Sileno with joy. One by one, participants...