Volunteer of the Week: Sherese Loblanco, Parent Coordinator of the Tappan Zee High School Red and White Athletics Booster Club

Volunteer of the Week: Sherese Loblanco, Parent Coordinator of the Tappan Zee High School Red and White Athletics Booster Club

By Barry Warner Sherese Loblanco is a very active volunteer who coordinates the concession stands at school events, recruits and manages parent volunteers and works closely with the Athletics Department, so the proceeds of funds raised directly benefit athletes and the athletic programs. “Sherese is an integral part of our athletic team,” said Keith Johnson, […]

School Superintendent of East Ramapo Plans New Educational initiatives for 2018-2019

School Superintendent of East Ramapo Plans New Educational initiatives for 2018-2019

BY BARRY WARNER School Superintendent Deborah Wortham is knowledgeable of the best practices for maximizing student achievement and is supportive of the teachers in the district. She must listen and take into account differing viewpoints of various constituencies and then make the best educational decisions. “We believe that the initiatives we started in 2016 in […]

County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School”

County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School”

By Rockland County Executive Ed Day County Executive’s Corner: “Back to School” The first lesson is obvious but it is one that bears repeating; drivers must stop behind a stopped school bus and wait until the bus’s red light is off before going. Always watch for children. Our local police departments do frequent spot checks […]

New educational Initiatives are being planned by Clarkstown Superintendent of Schools for 2018-2019

New educational Initiatives are being planned by Clarkstown Superintendent of Schools for 2018-2019

BY BARRY WARNER In a wide-ranging discussion with the Rockland County Times, Clarkstown Superintendent of Schools Martin D. Cox spoke about the new initiatives that include active learners, the Reading and Writing Project, social and emotional wellness, capacity building, Vex robotics and some budgetary items. Active learning refers to a broad range of teaching strategies […]

Full Day K may be coming to North Rockland in this year’s state budget

Full Day K may be coming to North Rockland in this year’s state budget

After years of lobbying and community activism, North Rockland School District may finally be receiving the state funding needed to begin a full day kindergarten program. The district currently is one of a handful in the state with half-day kindergarten. Assemblymembers James Skoufis (D-Woodbury) and Kenneth Zebrowski (D-New City) told the community that Governor Cuomo’s […]

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