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  • Encouraging Student Voices at PAL Conference

    Trading places can be a good thing. At the Principals, Advisors and Leaders Conference held at Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES last week, student leaders from Somers High School and nine other schools across the region had the opportunity to do just that. Somers High School sent eight participants to the conference: junior Kyle Chouinard, student council president; senior Samantha Reyes, student council treasurer; Laurence Shaw, junior class president; Tim McCormack, senior class president; Rebecca Herbert, freshmen class president; Doreen Stoeker and Brenda O’Shea, student council advisors; and Principal Mark Bayer. Click on the button below to read more on this story.

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  • Two Somers High School Students Selected as National Merit Scholar Semi-finalists

    Congratulations to Somers High School’s Noah Sanz and Katherine Taylor, who are two of 16,000 high school seniors chosen from around the country as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The program, which celebrates academic achievement in high school students, will announce 7,500 finalists to receive approximately $31 million dollars in scholarships this spring. Good luck Noah and Katherine, and keep up the great work!

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  • Somers Middle School Students Celebrate Summer Reading Selections

    On Friday, September 7, all Grade 8 ELA students at Somers Middle School participated in a Summer Reading Celebration. Students gathered in the school library to discuss the books they enjoyed reading over the summer and collected tons of great reading recommendations from friends.

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  • Faculty Workshop Helps SCSD Co-teachers Enhance their Skills

    Somers Central School District co-teachers recently gathered together to participate in a class entitled, “Co-teaching Strategies” facilitated by Marianna Breglio, Andrea Hayden and Carolyn Shilinski. For three days teachers learned about various co-teaching models and methodologies, and spoke about the mindset of being a co-teacher. Attendees also talked about the best practices for planning lessons in their inclusion classrooms. This is just one of the ways SCSD and our LIFE Committee are promoting and supporting a more inclusive community.

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