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With Katonah-Lewisboro and Bedford Central school districts gearing up for budget season, the issue of state aid is at the forefront of many people’s minds. As part of the planning process for the 2021-22 New York state budget, Sen. Pete Harckham recently held a series of meetings with schoo…

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This week Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced New York’s Winter COVID-19 Plan, which places new demands on schools located in hotspots to conduct weekly testing on a portion of their students, faculty and staff. The plan was formulated with the goal of keeping K-8 and special education schools open …

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Prior to the school’s June 23 drive-in style graduation ceremony, John Jay Principal Steven Siciliano sent a letter to senior class families. In it, he gave a thorough rundown of required safety procedures at commencement, including how students and their families should position their cars …

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Fox Lane High School announced Kenneth G. Poor, above, as valedictorian and Valeriy A. Donchev as salutatorian, respectively, of the 2020 graduating class. Both students participated on Fox Lane’s Science Olympiad team. Kenneth will attend Princeton University in the fall and Valeriy will at…

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The class of 2020 high school seniors can expect a very different commencement ceremony this year, one resembling a drive-in movie theater experience that maybe they’ve only seen in the movies. On Monday, John Jay High School and Fox Lane High School announced modified graduation ceremonies …

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School officials in New York collectively breathed a sigh of relief this week after receiving long-awaited instructions from the governor’s office on when and how to conduct this year’s budget vote and board of education elections.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement last week that all schools and colleges in the state will remain closed for the rest of the academic year was bittersweet, if not unexpected. While it cleared up uncertainty around instruction, the news also dashed any hopes of a return to normalcy for studen…