Nyack School District Superintendent is ‘Building Bridges’ for Today’s Students to Cross into Tomorrow’s World

Nyack School District Superintendent is ‘Building Bridges’ for Today’s Students to Cross into Tomorrow’s World

BY BARRY WARNER  The Nyack Public School District, according to Superintendent Dr. James J. Montesano, serves a diverse population and sees supporting instructional shifts in the classroom as the essential element to ensuring students are prepared for today’s highly competitive global world. Students need to demonstrate their ability to think critically; communicate effectively; analyze data […]

SCHOLASTIC SPOTLIGHT, September 1 edition

SCHOLASTIC SPOTLIGHT, September 1 edition

Rockland-Westchester Challenge highlights Labor Day Pearl River, coming off marvelous season, to meet rival Lakeland in featured game; Albertus Magnus, which hopes to surprise again, takes on Valhalla BY MARC MATURO  It’s fitting perhaps that the Albertus Magnus High School and Pearl River High School boys soccer teams, both faced with different challenges this season, […]

YOUTHS AT ACADEMY FOR MARTIAL ARTS TAUGHT TO BECOME “BULLY PROOF”

YOUTHS AT ACADEMY FOR MARTIAL ARTS TAUGHT TO BECOME “BULLY PROOF”

BY JEREMY MOONEYHAM The Academy for Martial Arts welcomed the public to a free “Goal-setting seminar and bully-proof workshop” last Sunday in Orangetown. Owner and Senior Instructor Sensei Jackeline Harnett, a Kempo Karate and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist, along with Academy staff guided nearly 60 children between the ages four and 10 in drills and exercises […]

Three things to expect moving into college

By Brandon Gubitosa Moving away from home for the first time is always scary. There is no one to tell you when to eat, do your laundry, clean your room up or make sure your room is cleaned. Everything is on your own terms for once. Whether it is ordering dominoes at 3 A.M. or […]