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  • Return of the bond

    At a heated meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 13, the Port Chester Board of Education voted to put up a new $11 million bond to address middle school repairs, lopping roughly $1.5 million off the bond that failed to pass on Feb. 6. 

  • Pressuring politicians for gun control

    The U.S. voting age may be 18 years old, but that’s not stopping Blind Brook High School students from finding ways to utilize their voice and contribute toward the nation’s gun control debate. 

  • The future of America

    One month after the fatal shooting in Parkland, Fla., thousands of high school students across the country simultaneously walked out of their classrooms both in solidarity with the victims and to make an explicit statement about gun control reform.

  • Personnel, building funding to be cut if Blind Brook does not exceed tax cap

    Blind Brook Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ross gave more detail regarding potential district cuts at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Mar. 5. 

  • Welcome to Duloc

    When Emily Zeller was little, her mom always told her she was meant to play a princess.

    So, when she was cast as Princess Fiona in Blind Brook High School’s production of “Shrek the Musical,” she was so thrilled she jumped up and down before falling on her bedroom floor in relief. 

  • Blind Brook students’ letters inspire gun control roundtable discussion
    After the fatal shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14 took 17 lives, the nation took notice of high schoolers now taking a stand on gun control. Among 
  • JFK Early Learning Center to close at end of school year

    The Port Chester Board of Education decided not to renew the district’s lease with the Archdiocese of New York for the John F. Kennedy Magnet School Early Learning Center (ELC) at their special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the middle school auditorium.

  • Closing ELC complicates Port Chester bond debate

    The Port Chester Board of Education went back to the drawing board at its special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27, to discuss the next steps after the $12.5 million middle school safety bond failed on Feb. 6. 

  • The wake for Byron Womack a moving experience, a fitting tribute to a larger-than-life P.C. educator

    This isn't the story that was supposed to be written about Byron Womack: athlete, educator, father figure, counselor and more.

    It was supposed to be about his sharing the life experience of someone who had been there, done that and that too in high school, all leading up to the mature perspective of where he was now, a beloved assistant principal at the Port Chester Middle School about to turn 49 Apr. 2.

  • Stunts in the sunshine

    Through rain and shine, pom-poms in hand, the Port Chester varsity cheerleading team is continuing its national legacy. 

  • Blind Brook Jellyfish spread their tentacles into robotic waters

    The Blind Brook High School robotics club isn’t just about building robots. The Jellyfish team incorporates skills in engineering, programming, fundraising and communication to compete in competitions and prepare students for various STEM fields. 

  • Two languages, limitless potential

    Red days are Spanish, blue days are English. Common knowledge for the 15 King Street Elementary School kindergarteners in Alejandra Naselli’s dual language class. 

  • PCMS assistant principal dies unexpectedly

    Byron Womack, assistant principal at the Port Chester Middle School for the past eight years, died in his home on Hobart Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 20. He was 48 years old. 

  • Cool Thinkers on the Block are the kids who care

    Recognizing they come from a generally prosperous community, seven third-graders from Bruno M. Ponterio Ridge Street Elementary School came together to raise food and money for the less privileged in neighboring municipalities.

  • District voters voice opinions after safety bond rejected

    The first Port Chester Board of Education meeting after the failed $12.5 million middle school safety bond referendum on Tuesday, Feb. 13, was dominated by public commenters voicing their pleas and desires as to how middle school repairs and projects should be funded.

  • B.B. investigation determines drug and alcohol claims false

    After Jacob Zarkower stood in front of the Blind Brook Board of Education on Sept. 11 expressing concern about drug and alcohol habits within the walls of the high school, the administration facilitated an investigation.

  • On the brink of breaking the cap

    Due to the surprise $4.7 million tax refund for major commercial properties and increases in special education, retirement and healthcare costs, the 2018/19 Blind Brook School District budget may ask resident voters to override the tax levy cap. 

  • Rams of good merit
    The Port Chester Board of Education acknowledges around 50 middle school students who received RAM (Random Acts of Merit) awards 
  • Raising funds while singing lungs out
    Junior and senior cast members of Blind Brook High School’s production of “Shrek” perform for diners at the district’s first Cabaret Night fundraiser 
  • King Street gets  ecstatic for STEM

    In a new kick-off event to prepare for King Street Elementary School’s third annual STEM fair, parents and school affiliates with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and math talked about their careers with students on Tuesday, Feb. 6. 

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