AHHS students create tribute to Black History Month
Students at Alexander Hamilton High School were unable to host their traditional in-person Black History Month Celebration this year, however, the marked the occasion with a special video montage highlighting African American history makers.
It was a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, get-out-of-your-seat-and-dance kind of night when the Elmsford Union Free School District Parent Teacher Student Association hosted its first virtual Karaoke Night on Feb. 19.
New food distribution program continues efforts to help families
When a large delivery truck from Feeding Westchester arrived at Alexander Hamilton High School, maintenance staff quickly unloaded three pallets of produce. The food is being used for the Elmsford Union Free School District’s new backpack food distribution program.
Family Engagement Night offers parents look at timely topics
During the last virtual Family Engagement Night on January 21, parents and guardians were invited to learn more about timely topics – the iReady assessment, Lightbridge Academy and social-emotional well-being among them.
Communication and COVID discussed at Coffee and Conversation meeting
Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Marc Baiocco, took to the virtual airwaves on Jan. 13 for one of his regular Coffee and Conversation meetings with the community. Among the topics he discussed were communication and COVID-19.
Wellness Wednesday continues with more important information
For the second time, AHHS hosted a Wellness Wednesday on Dec. 23, a half-day of school before the holiday recess. Throughout the morning, students could log into a series of 45-minute sessions covering an array of topics. Among them were the Importance of Sleep; an Anxiety Reduction and Emotional Regulation Presentation; Girls, Inc. Self-Care and finally, Yoga, provided by the Break the Hold Foundation.
Considering his busy schedule leading up to the holidays, it was quite a surprise to have Santa Claus stop by during the first-ever Christmas gift give-away sponsored by the Elmsford Union Free School District.
Old-time entertainment gets modern twist from drama students
Since the drama program is currently unable to host a traditional stage performance, they have opted to present an original audio play, much like those that were performed on radio years ago. Stay tuned for the show's release!