April 23, 2015 RSS feed / School News

Common Core Called A Disaster

The executive director of New Yorkers for Kids, Cathy Sapeta of the North Highlands section of Philipstown, has charged that “Common Core is robbing our children of their childhood.” More...

Clock Tower Grille Partners with Brewster School Kids for Arts

Rich Parente, proprietor of the Clock Tower Grille in Southeast, believes in his community. For the second consecutive year, the local businessman has opened his restaurant to fourth graders at the C.V. More...

25 Candidates Seek Board of Education Seats

School election day has drawn great interest this year across the county with 25 candidates seeking Board of Education seats in Putnam’s six school districts. More...

Common Core Tsunami Intensifies

Thousands of Putnam County students chose not to take the Common Core-aligned state assessments last week, a number that has skyrocketed since 2014. More...

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“I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least - and it is commonly more than that - sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.” ~Henry David Thoreau