Schools

Mahopac School District Says Thank You

Photo from 2019 event & brief by Eric Gross Friday evening the Mahopac School District will hold a tribute to thank members from the law enforcement community including emergency responders, firefighters and veterans from Korea, Vietnam, the C… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

Mahopac and Garrison Schools Begin Classes for New Term

Elementary children were greeted on the first day of school in Mahopac last Friday. Photos by Debra West Each of Putnam’s 13,500 students has returned to the classroom now that the Mahopac and Garrison School Districts welcomed children back to sc… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

David Kantrowitz Hits the Ground Running as Putnam Valley’s AD


Above, David Kantrowitz is Putnam Valley’s new Athletic Director succeeding Brian Burrow. Photo by Eric Gross. David Kantrowitz, Putnam Valley School District’s new Athletic Director, was a foursport athlete in high school, excelling in cross coun… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Apprehension and Uncertainty Await School Re-opening


The 2021-22 school year officially gets underway this week and with a nationwide increase of COVID-19 cases among the young, anxiety once again will be greeting school staff and parents as Putnam’s six school districts prepare to welcome back childre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Mask Mandate Met With Mixed Reactions In Putnam


Above, signs have been placed throughout the greater Carmel area by those opposing the mask mandate in schools. Photo by Eric Gross. Governor Kathy Hochul’s direction to the NYS Health Department requiring universal masking in schools is being met… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Carmel School Board Meetings to Be at GFMS to Handle Crowds


The Carmel Board of Education will be meeting at the George Fischer Middle School this school year with the first session at its new location planned for this evening (Tuesday). For decades, the school trustees conducted their sessions throughout the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

CAP Back to School Campaign Distributes Gift Cards

Each July and August for the past several decades, residents of Putnam County visited area stores to purchase school supplies which were donated to the Putnam Community Action Partnership (CAP) for distribution to families in need on both sides of th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Dick Perri, Teacher and Vice Principal, Dies At 83


Above, Dick Perri has died at the age of 83. Photo courtesy Cargain Funeral Home. Richard “Dick” Perri affected the lives of thousands of Carmel High School students for decades, initially as a social studies teacher and later as vice principal be… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Parent Engagement Sought by Putnam Valley School District


Now that the New York State Board of Regents has launched an initiative to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in schools across the state by expecting each of New York’s school districts to develop policies that will advance diversity, equity an… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac HS Renovations on Schedule with Big Updates


Above, Superintendent Anthony DiCarlo observes ground broken for the district’s new water filtration plant that will be completed a year from now. Below, Antiquated science rooms are being completed refurbished. On a late spring night in May 2019,… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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