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  • Protective Gear Donated

    Somers school nurses have received 500 protective gowns, donated by Connecticut-based Gerber Technology. The gowns are an essential element of the personal protective equipment (PPE) nurses wear while taking care of students during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, PPE has been very difficult to obtain across the country,” says MaryAnn Castro, a Somers High School nurse.

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  • Science Research Scholar

    Congratulations to Sean Reichbach on being selected a top 300 Scholar in the 80th Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition for high school seniors. Sean's Science Research Project is entitled "Does the American Political System Harm United States Representative Democracy?". As part of this award, Sam will receive $2,000, and Somers High School will also receive $2,000 to use toward STEM-related activities.

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  • 'STEM'ming from Volunteerism

    The Somers Central School District received a grant of $10,000 for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programs from IBM and former Board of Education Chair Sarena Meyer. Meyer donated the funds as part of an IBM Volunteer Excellence Award given to her by her employer in recognition of her volunteerism in education.

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  • Tech Teens

    The idea came to three Somers High School sophomores after helping their grandparents navigate their technology devices. Jay Wilkinson helped his grandmother sync her phone to her new car. Sean Kim had taught his grandfather how to use Microsoft software. Nicholas Maurantonio is the go-to person in his family for tech help. “I really enjoyed the experience,” says Kim.

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