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Annual Day of Giving
Once again the Elmsford Union Free School District stepped up to help families in need during its annual food basket distribution.

Mental Health Day
Alexander Hamilton High School recently hosted a Virtual Wellness Wednesday. The school district is always mindful of students’ social and emotional wellbeing, and this was one more way to assist students who may be struggling.

Day of Sharing at Grady
Like so many things this school year, Sharing Day went virtual at Alice E. Grady Elementary School. 

Family Partnership Meeting
Principals at Carl L. Dixson Primary School and Alice E. Grady Elementary School hosted a virtual Principal/Family Partnership meeting as a way to check in with their families.

Family Engagement Night focused on two important educational topics: assessment and sleep

Families from throughout the district gathered around their computers for a virtual Family Engagement Night with two presentations: one on student assessment and the other on the importance of sleep.

Virtual Regeneron visit to Grady shows the fun of science
Several Regeneron employees hosted a meeting with students from Alice E. Grady Elementary School. During each virtual session, Regeneron staff members conducted scientific experiments, showing not only how fun and cool science can be but also sharing how the Regeneron employees became scientists.

Annual Halloween parade goes on, with a twist

Since students could not come to the annual Halloween Parade due to the pandemic, the parade came to them! During an all remote day of school, students took a few minutes to step outside of their homes to watch as teachers and administrators from the Carl L. Dixson Primary School and the Alice E. Grady Elementary School drove through area neighborhoods escorted by the Elmsford Police Department.

Back to School Nights offer a peek into each school
School principals and staff invited their communities to enjoy virtual Back to School Nights on three consecutive evenings.
Year’s first Coffee and Conversation focused on community, safety
Partnership was the overarching theme of the 2020-2021 academic year’s first Coffee and Conversation event, which was hosted by Superintendent Marc Baiocco.

What a way to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month — with food!
Anyone who is hungry and looking to try something new may want to flip through the ‘Nuestras recetas favoritas’ cookbook created by students in Elisa Martinez Spanish classes at Alexander Hamilton High School.

Superintendent's appeal for federal aid
Superintendents from across Westchester and County Executive George Latimer urged federal officials to provide much-needed relief to school districts overburdened by the cost of opening during a pandemic and facing potential loss of state funding.

Start with Hello Week
There were virtual “hellos” being sent all over social media platforms during the first week of school at Alexander Hamilton High School. Students and staff created avatars of themselves waving and sent them into the Twittersphere and beyond. All the fun was part of the Sandy Hook Promise “Start with Hello Week” that has become an annual tradition at the school.

Another Back to School Day, this time for the start of hybrid learning
For the first time in months the neighborhoods around the schools in the Elmsford Union Free School District looked like a typical school day. Buses were on the move; students were walking to school, and parents were shouting reminders to their children to not forget their backpacks in the back seat of their cars as they dropped them off.

Back to School in a new year with new ways of learning
Between 7:35 and 7:40 a.m. on Sept.10, a steady stream of faculty and staff made their way into Alexander Hamilton High School for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Annual Superintendent’s Conference Day kicks-off a challenging, exciting school year
With so many changes brought on by the pandemic, this year’s back to school season looks very different. Before school began for the 2020-2021 school year, Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marc Baiocco, shared details about what was to come.