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The students apply concepts they’ve learned in their physics classes to create a structural engineering application that helps solve a real-world problem. Photo courtesy Rye Neck school district
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Rye Neck students design chair prototypes

Rye Neck High School students in Lori Penesis’ Advanced Engineering classes are creating prototypes for new chairs in their creative learning spaces. They’re applying the concepts they’ve learned in their physics classes for a structural engineering application to solve a real-world problem. Penesis said that her students have been working […]

Rye Neck High School senior Rachel Rubin and junior Curtis Alter interact with Platt, who engaged them in a sensory exercise about the way the human brain processes information. Photos couresty Rye Neck school district
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Rye Neck students learn ‘The Biology of Friendship’

Juniors and seniors at Rye Neck High School recently welcomed Dr. Michael Platt, a professor of interdisciplinary knowledge at the University of Pennsylvania, as a special guest speaker at their school. During his college-level lecture, “The Biology of Friendship,” Platt discussed the brain’s functions and one’s ability to increase social […]

Larchmont and Mamaroneck libraries add Kanopy streaming service
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Larchmont and Mamaroneck libraries add Kanopy streaming service

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Larchmont and Mamaroneck public libraries. Library cardholders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting their library’s website. Films can be streamed from any computer, Internet-capable television, mobile device or platform […]

Seventh-grader Nick Boron completes a lab experiment to determine the specific pH levels of different solutions. Photo courtesy Rye Neck school district
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Rye Neck students receive colorful lessons in chemistry

Seventh-graders – who have been studying about acids and bases and the pH levels of different common solutions in Lauren Zeoli’s science classes – recently completed a lab experiment to further test their knowledge. Equipped with pH paper, which is used as an indicator to test the acidity of water-based liquids, […]