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Sloatsburger Darrell L. Frasier Runs For Ramapo Central School Board

Posted on 19 April 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg is one of the anchor communities in the Ramapo Central School District. The community has had a local school since before the Village was incorporated in 1929, with the old Sloatsburg Union Free School established in 1870 in operation until 1943, when the Sloatsburg Elementary School opened in its present location. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Elementary School Spotlight

Posted on 06 February 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall.

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall. / Photo by Joe Lloyd, Ph.D. via @SESPirates

Sloatsburg celebrated the end of the Sloatsburg Elementary School D.A.R.E. program Saturday with pasta and other good foods.

Sponsored by the The Friends of Sloatsburg School, and other private donations, the D.A.R.E. Spaghetti dinner took place in warm, cozy Church Hall at St. Joan of Arc Church. The dinner has become a traditional big finale to the Town of Ramapo Police Department 5th-grade student program – SES 5th-graders “graduated” from the program in January. Continue Reading

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If I Were Mayor Short Essay Contest for Village 8th Graders

Posted on 30 January 2017 by Editor

Mayors of villages can do a whole lot, from making local laws to managing employees and common properties. Alas, they can’t build private roads or give away money.

The New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials is holding an essay contest and want to know what you would do as Mayor. The contest invites 8th graders in the Villages of Sloatsburg, Hillburn and Suffern to write a short essay on what they would do as Mayor. Easy as getting elected. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Elementary School 2nd graders spread holiday cheer with annual caroling

Posted on 22 December 2016 by Editor

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Sloatsburg Elementary School 2nd graders visit the Sloatsburg Fire Hall Wednesday, December 21, for their annual caroling at both the Villages of Hillburn and Sloatsburg.

Sloatsburg Elementary School second graders spread holiday cheer to the Village of Sloatsburg and Village of Hillburn Wednesday morning. Mrs. Pagnotta’s second grade class led the way at Sloatsburg’s Fire Hall. Continue Reading

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A message to the Ramapo Central School Board from an advocate for the Rockland Jewish orthodox community

Posted on 15 July 2016 by Editor

The Ramapo Central School District has a visit from Rockland County Jewish orthodox community agent Yossi Gestetner during a late June 2016 Ramapo Central school board meeting.

Yossi Gestetner, a Jewish orthodox community advocate and public relations professional address a recent Ramapo Central School Board meeting about the district's changes in its public transportation policy.

Yossi Gestetner, a Jewish orthodox community advocate and public relations professional address a recent Ramapo Central School Board meeting about the district’s changes in its public transportation policy.

The Board of Education meeting was at the public comments portion, with part of the evening’s discussion focused on the district’s changes to its transportation policy for the upcoming 2016/17 school year. Continue Reading

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Ramapo Central School District Residents Unite in Show of Support For New Transportation Policy

Posted on 14 July 2016 by Editor

Ramapo Teachers Association President John Canty addresses the room at a recent Rampo Central School District board meeting during a discussion of public transportation policy.

Ramapo Teachers Association President John Canty addresses the room at a recent Ramapo Central School District board meeting during a discussion of public transportation policy. / Photo via RamapoTA video.

For many years the Ramapo Central School District provided deluxe transportation services for non-public school students. In the name of fairness, efficiencies and tax dollar savings, the RCSD policy has been changed. Continue Reading

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Suffern Middle School Students Show One Last Blast of Spirit

Posted on 22 June 2016 by Editor

sms 2016 lipdub 4As the school year winds down this week, Suffern Middle School students lined the hallways and bleachers Friday, June 17, to show one last blast of school spirit. The occasion was the 2016 version of Lip Dub, a project promoted by the SMS Kindness Crusaders, with English teacher Nicole Tarife serving as group advisor. Continue Reading

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Local history and the annual Art Show are hand for Sloatsburg Elementary School students

Posted on 17 May 2016 by Editor

The final stretch is upon students at schools throughout the Ramapo Central School District, and that means plenty of academic and extracurricular activity. Continue Reading

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Suffern High School Musical Goes “Into The Woods”

Posted on 17 March 2016 by Editor

Costumes, complete with crew t-shirts are ready, the stage is ready, and after Thursday’s in-school preview, cast is ready. Thursday night kicks off the Suffern High School production of Stephen Sondheim’s fairytale musical Into the Woods.

The show includes a witch, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Little Red, a prince and wolf, Giantess, and many other characters — all exploring wish fulfillment and having a bit of tolerance for those things you don’t really understand.

Venture “Into the Woods” and find out what happens after fairy tales end! Performances begin TONIGHT at Suffern High…

Posted by Ramapo Central School District on Thursday, March 17, 2016

 

The production staff includes Randy Schwartz as Director, Musical and Technical direction by Dan McCarter, Choreographer by Perry Hammershlag, Vocal direction by Alison Meyer, and Set/Crew direction by Rich Murray.

Into the Woods runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday, which has a matinee show at 1 p.m. All other shows start at 7 p.m. and take place at the Suffern High School auditorium. Tickets can be purchased online here or at the door.

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Sloatsburg Elementary School Celebrates D.A.R.E.

Posted on 17 March 2016 by Editor

Folowing on the heels of its successful 21st annual D.A.R.E. Spaghetti Dinner this past Saturday, Sloatsburg Elementary School 5th graders participated in a D.A.R.E. program ceremony. Continue Reading

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May
28
Sun
3:00 pm St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
St. Joan of Arc Church and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Tuxedo, NY, closes out the Memorial Day weekend with the last day of the carnival at the Sloatsburg Community Fields. The Sunday, May 28, action[...]
9:30 pm Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
May 28 @ 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
In celebration of the St. Joan of Arc Church 2017 Carnival, the Village has partnered for another special fireworks display set for Community Fields on Sunday, May 28. The fireworks display and carnival are free of charge[...]
May
29
Mon
11:00 am Suffern Memorial Day Parade @ Lot A
Suffern Memorial Day Parade @ Lot A
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Memorial Day Parade takes place in the Village of Suffern, with the Village and the Fromm-Maxwell-DeBaun American Legion Post #859 will hold the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29. Veteran’s will be joined[...]
Jun
17
Sat
2:00 pm Summer Solstice Music @ Harmony Hall
Summer Solstice Music @ Harmony Hall
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Friends of Harmony Hall and Town of Ramapo sponsor an afternoon of Music for the Summer Solstice on Saturday, June 17. The event is free and open to the public and will include a[...]