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Miguel Ianus-Valdivia, 14, sits at the Mamaroneck High School Engineering Club booth after setting up the club’s entry for the Chain Reaction Challenge.  Photo/Sarah Varney
Education

STEM-tastic draws 2,000 building buffs

On Saturday, May 14, the STEM Alliance of Larchmont-Mamaroneck held the STEM-tastic 2016 event at the Hommocks Middle School, featuring a panoply of opportunities for kids to build with everything from wooden blocks to computer coding. This is the third year of the event and Mamaroneck Union Free School District […]

Mamaroneck High student researchers showcase abstracts
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Mamaroneck High student researchers showcase abstracts

On May 16, students in the Mamaroneck High School Original Science Research, OSR, program presented abstracts of their findings with triptych posters at the 21st annual evening event. Seventy students in grades 10 through 12 exhibited summaries of their research. The three-year research program begins in 10th grade, with a […]

Sari Winter, left, and Rina Beder will begin new terms as members of the Board of Education starting June 30. They beat out Michael Rosenbaum, a third, non-endorsed candidate. Photo/Sarah Varney
Education

$133M school budget passes, endorsees win seats

Unofficial election results for the Mamaroneck Union Free School District budget and Board of Education trustees are in: the budget passed easily and the two candidates endorsed by the Committee for the Selection of Mamaroneck School Board Nominees will take their seats on June 30. The $133 million budget passed […]

New Rochelle High School plans to move away from gender-specific graduation robe colors to be inclusive toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students. File photo
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New Rochelle High School gowns spark unrest

In an attempt to be inclusive to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, New Rochelle High School is moving away from assigning seniors gender specific graduation robes. In a letter sent home to parents of graduating seniors, NRHS Principal Reginald Richardson explained that the adoption of a single color cap […]

Luuk van Roijen has his hoop under control, at least for a moment, as he races as part of a team. The fourth-graders struggled with the length of the sticks and the stubbornness of the hoops. Photos courtesy Sarah Derman
Education

Milton fourth-graders go colonial

On Monday, May 2, fourth-graders at Milton School got a chance to see what life for children their age was like in the mid-1700s. Rolling barrel hoops, pondering riddles and getting humiliated in front of peers at the dame schoolhouse were all part of the fun. Presenters from The Adventure […]