Westchester Magazine March 2013

Dobb’s Ferry’s The Masters School Focuses on an Integrative Math Education

The approach includes more complex elements of math into business, finance and economics education, and teachers rely on the Harkness method to increase classroom communication.

Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua One of U.S. News & World Report’s Top American High School for Science and Math

The school’s mathematics department is semi-autonomous, with permission from the board to create its own tests, guidelines and standards.

Somers High School’s Athlete Leadership Training Grooms Young Athletes for Success

Combining community leadership, academic initiative and athletic achievement, the Somers Athlete Leadership Training program largely tcontributes to Somers’ athletic success.

New Rochelle’s Iona Preparatory School Adds New Sports, Excels Across the Board

The all-boys Catholic school regularly makes playoffs in crew, wrestling, freshman swimming and other recently added programs.

Westchester Private High School Vital Statistics

Average class size, annual tuition, financial aid statistics and more.
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Westchester Public High School Per-Pupil Statistics

Gross expenditure per pupil, senior class enrollment, mean SAT scores and more.

Staff Secrets: The Masters School Golf Coach Art McCann

Though scheduling practices can be rough without a course to call home, McCann has taken the newly formed golf program from startup to top-notch in one year.

Staff Secrets: Archbishop Stepinac High School Lunch Lady Marjorie Alamon

Put the stereotypes to rest: Alamon has never seen a food fight and is always willing to lend a quarter when a student needs a snack.

Staff Secrets: Solomon Schechter Upper School Custodian Ruben Fabeiro

Though the hours can leave much to be desired, seeing the school’s students grow and mature as integral parts of the community is the best part of Fabeiro’s job.

Staff Secrets: Yorktown High School Nurse Victoria Sullivan

Whether the condition involves concussions, fractures or fishhooks, nothing rattles this school nurse.
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