Schools

Retired Carmel Teacher, Noreen Bayha, Loses Battle to COVID


Noreen Bayha influenced the lives of thousands of Putnam County children during her 32 years teaching kindergarten and third grade in the Carmel School District. Bayha, 72, died January 6 after contracting COVID-19 at her home on Long Island. Bayha t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember […]

Graduation Rates Soar for Putnam High Schools


Graduation rates at six high schools serving Putnam County students are all well above the state average, according to the New York State Education Department with Putnam Valley High School recognized as having the highest commencement rate at 98 per… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Max Semegran Hopes to Bring an End to Blood Cancer


Max Semegran has joined a national movement to raise funds for blood cancer research. Photo by Eric Gross. Mahopac High School senior Max Semegran remembers the five words heard two years ago from a prominent oncologist: “Your brother has blood ca… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Two Putnam High School Students Nominated for Service Academies

Two students from Putnam County have been nominated by U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to apply to service academies this fall. Macie Marinich of Brewster can now apply at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point while Maggie Mahoney of Carmel is expe… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Education Coordinator and Emergency Manager Join Team


Above, Ann Daros demonstrates the proper way to administer oxygen to a patient during a lesson last week at the Bureau of Emergency Services. Her students included Ken Clair, Casey Quake, John O’Connor and MaryEllen Odell. Photos by Eric Gross.Ann Da… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Middle School Student Leaders to Attend Human Rights Institute


Student leaders from the Henry Wells Middle School in Brewster, the Mahopac Middle School and North Salem Middle School will be attending this week’s Virtual Human Rights Institute for Westchester and Putnam that is being sponsored by the Holocaust a… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Trio from Putnam Finalists in Regeneron Science Competition


Two students from Putnam Valley and one from Carmel are among 300 high school seniors who have been chosen to compete with some of the nation’s top students in the Regeneron Science Talent Search competition. Rebecca Monge from Carmel High School and… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Racquet Readers Benefit CAP


A Yorktown Heights based book club, the Racquet Readers, which meet monthly to review and discuss literature, has come to the assistance of Putnam CAP by donating $200 to the non-forprofit’s food pantry in lieu of exchanging holiday gifts. The idea w… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Putnam Schools Working Through Teacher Shortages


There’s no question that the coronavirus pandemic has touched every aspect of our lives, particularly schools and education. The reach of the virus is well known – schools have had to adjust to hybrid classes and remote, institute cleaning protoco… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

PV Principal Sees The Upside to Pandemic


First and foremost, Putnam Valley High School principal Sandra Intreri is an educator and a student – no pun intended – of her profession. Intreri is also an eternal optimist. She doesn’t see problems, she sees challenges and, ultimately, solutions. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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