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Caine’s Arcade Celebrated in Brewster


Students enjoy their creativity by playing with homemade games when Caine’s Arcade returned to the C.V. Starr School in Brewster last week. Photos by Jennifer Gary.It all began when a nineyear old boy from Los Angeles became bored during the summer o… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content. Username Password […]

7th grader Ariana Grande Tops Brewster’s ‘Got Talent’

Ariana Grande, a 12-yearold seventh grader at the Henry Wells Middle School, brought the house down during her rendition of the Whitney Houston classic “I Have Nothing” and took home the top prize in the Brewster Education Foundation’s 6th annual Bre… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Roses for Hero Teachers


Above, teacher Barbara Huestis is overwhelmed when receiving her rose. Below, students Lindsay Smith and Jimmy McCann exhibit their roses. Photos by Jennifer Garry.Brewster Middle School children remembered their heroes in a heartfelt fashion by crea… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Bus Safety Stressed at Meeting in Brewster


Kim Parrottino (left) and Mayra Leiva present Elke Reimann with roses last spring for saving their children’s lives when a school bus was illegally passed on the right side by an unlawful motorist on Route 22 in Southeast. Photo by Eric Gross.“When t… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

BOCES Micro-Computer Technology Program Is Booming


Mahopac High School students Mike Barnett and Sam Barcenas work with their teacher Joseph De- Cicco on the BOCES campus. –Photo by Karen ThorntonThe future is now when it comes to micro-computer technology. PutnamNorthern Westchester BOCES Micro-com… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Mahopac Woman Inducted Into BOCES Technical Center Hall of Fame


Laura Spallina of Mahopac, a Carmel High School graduate, has become the first member of the BOCES Hall of Fame for Career and Technical Education students –Photo by Ellen Lane Laura Spallina serves as an inspiration for students interested in th… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

Brewster Schools Build Future: ‘Come Share and Be Heard!’


A forum tabbed “Building our Future” is planned for Thursday in the Brewster School District. Members of the Board of Education, including Sonia Mesika, Kerry Cunningham, Krista Berardi, Erik Grutzner, Daniel Heintz, Glenn Niles and Scott Seaman alo… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

STEAM Fair Brings Out the Best from These Middle School Children


Above, nine year old Alexandra Hanlon and her mom, Kelly, try their luck at the Straw Tower experiment. Right, lava lamps are tested by 11-year-olds Regan O’Boyle and Ashley Koch. Today’s children are innovators and problem solvers of tomorrow. … Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

JFK Elementary Students Remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


JFK Elementary School children in Brewster recall the late Dr. Martin Luther King. Photos by Jennifer Gary.Brewster’s youngest students learned an important lesson last week when celebrating the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who is best known f… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.

School Officials Not Panicking over Reduced State Aid Numbers


 Governor Andrew Cuomo released initial state aid projections for Putnam’s six school districts during last week’s budget address. Overall, the county is slated to lose almost $3 million in state aid next year over the current allotment with the… Please login below or purchase a subscription to the Putnam County Courier to access this content.


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