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  • WWII Soldier and Holocaust Survivor Speak to Students

    Eighth-graders at Somers Middle School heard first-hand accounts from Esther Geizhals and Alan Moskin about the Holocaust and World War II during an assembly and a small group discussion. This is the eighth year that the eighth-grade social studies classes have had the opportunity to listen to these personal accounts and ask questions of these courageous American citizens.

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  • Passing on the Power of Positivity

    Somers High School student-athletes visited the third-graders at the intermediate school to lead a lesson on mindfulness. The older students talked about power statements, mind and body awareness, and staying positive. The high school students said they developed this class so kids would learn coping skills at an early age, and those skills will be well-practiced by the time they reached high school. The third-graders said it was a good experience and they learned, "no matter what, don't give up". Click "Learn More" to watch the video.

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  • Joseph Wins International Science Award

    Somers High School senior, Rachel Joseph took the 2nd place award in the Environmental Engineering category at the prestigious INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). ISEF is the world’s largest international pre-college science competition and Rachel is the first student to place at ISEF in Somers Science Research history. She was awarded $1500 for her project, Optimizing Thermal Hydrolysis for Increased Biogas Generation in Wastewater Treatment. Rachel Joseph, right.

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  • Somers Senior Receives National Merit Scholarship

    Somers High School senior Katie Taylor was just announced as the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. Merit Scholarship awards are given to students based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments. A variety of information is used to select the winners, including the finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and grading system, two sets of test scores, the high school official's written recommendation, information about the student's activities and leadership, and the Finalist's own essay. Katie will attend Yale University this fall. Pictured: Principal Mark Bayer, School Counselor Eileen Cawley, Katie Taylor, Assistant Principal Pete Rodrigues

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