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Student Scientists Start at a Young Age
by Grace Noone - Friday, May 29, 2020, 8:43 AM

The excitement and love of science burns within Anne Hutchinson students who had the ability to participate in the IBM Research Family Science Program this winter in Yorktown Heights and now continue to take classes online.IBM scientists teaches fourth grade students from Anne Hutchinson.

Fourth grade students from Eastchester gained a greater understanding of how science interacts with the world in which they live. 

“It's important for young children to engage in this type of learning. It makes the process enjoyable by involving both students and parents with hands-on demonstrations,” said IBM Family Science Coordinator Grace Kaplan. “The virtual sessions are interactive; the students have the opportunity to answer questions from the ...

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Eastchester Middle School Student Makes Music During Distance Learning
by Grace Noone - Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 9:46 AM

Staying at home away from friends and extended family members isn’t always easy, but one Eastchester Middle School student has found a way to use this time to hone his skills while bringing some joy to his neighborhood.

Eighth grader Ben Wien learned a demanding piano piece, Bach’s Prelude and Fugue No. 4 in C-sharp Minor, from Book 1 of the Well-Tempered Clavier. Ben takes his weekly piano lessons via Facetime. 

“With extra time to practice at home during quarantine, my piano teacher from Concordia Conservatory, Marija Ilic, emailed me a list of new pieces to consider. I chose to work on this particular prelude and fugue by Bach because it’s so beautiful and very ...

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Eastchester Students Rank in a National French Contest
by Grace Noone - Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 8:58 AM

Congratulations to several Eastchester Middle School students who earned awards in Le Grands Concours, a national event sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF).

Nearly 70,000 students in all 50 states participated in the 85th annual event where they were evaluated for their written, oral and listening comprehension skills.  

The following students in Mary Leptak’s classes were recognized:Logo for American Association of French Teachers. Letters A A T F

Seventh graders: Ava Badlyans (Honorable Mention), Max Jeanseaume (Bronze Medal/division 01B), Evan McElfresh (Gold/01B), Lucas Pequegnot (Honorable Mention/01B), and Soyo Tanida (Honorable Mention)

Eighth graders: Mohammad Balouji (Bronze Medal), Lola ...

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