PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – The Pleasantville School District has announced a weekly update:
- Feb. 9: MS/PHS Report Cards on eSchoolData
- Feb. 9: Snow day
Feb. 10: Board of Education Meeting, 7:30 p.m.; PHS Library Media Center.
- Feb. 11: SEPTA Jacob Burns Film Center Evening, 7 p.m., Jacob Burns Film Center
- Feb. 12: 7th/8th Grade Band Night, 7 p.m., Middle School Gymnasium
At the Board of Education Meeting:
- This meeting was re-scheduled from Jan. 27, 2015, which was a snow day.
- The board received two special reports: "Facilities Projects Update," by district architect John D’Angelo and director of Buildings and Grounds Steve Chamberlain; "Tax Cap and Budget Challenges," by Assistant Superintendent for Business David Quattrocchi.
- The Board accepted the following resignations for the purpose of retirement from several faculty members.
- The Board accepted a donation in the amount of $12,000 from Lydia Sze, for the purpose of funding the Benjamin C. Sze Math and Science Scholarships.
- The Board of Education Meeting of Feb. 3, 2015 is available in its entirety at www.pctv76.org .
At Bedford Road School:
- All third graders participated in Mathletics, a morning of challenging math activities sponsored by the PTA.
- Leah Wisotsky’s fourth-graders turned the Little Theater into Broadway with their performance of "Lost in New York."
At the Middle School:
- The Science Olympiad team placed third at a Science Olympiad Invitational in Westport, Conn. The team’s next competition is at the Science Olympiad Regionals on March 7.
- Members of the PHS French Honor Society made and sold crepes at the middle school to celebrate France’s Fête de la Chandeleur.
- French teacher Keith Grasmann wrote a section of tips and advice for teachers in "Thèmes," a new AP French textbook from Vista Higher Learning.
At the PleasantvilleHigh School:
- Tucker Coburn and Silpaa Gunabalan made it to Super Session Final Round at the Student Congressional Debate in Greenwich, Conn.
- Four high school students were recognized in The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards competition.
- Varsity wrestler Thomas Marrone scored his 100th win on Jan. 25 at the Westchester County Championship meet in the semifinals against Shawn Soneja of Horace Greeley.
- The high school faculty chose artwork by JD Brown, Jacob Butcher, Andrew Dorflinger, Alexandra Fama, Jordan Frank, Isabelle Graj, Emily Harter, and Sophie Dora Tulchin to be displayed in Pace University’s High School Invitational, Small Works Exhibition 2015, running through March 26 at the Choate House Art Gallery.