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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

'Neighbors' in Montrose Rally in Red to Support North Carolina Boy with Cancer

Last Friday, students and staff at Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School-almost 700 miles away-showed support for Zander by wearing the color red. Red is Xander's favorite color and his school and community in North Carolina were doing the same thing March 20: "Exciting day around here! Xander Day all around the school and community! Xander and the whole family were able to make an appearance! Treatment is going well but please pray he gets his appetite back soon and gains some weight," Xander's supporters wrote on his GoFundMe page.


Buchanan-Verplanck Students Wear Red In Honor Of Young Boy With Cancer

Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School students wore red on Friday in honor of Xander, who is battling brain cancer which has spread to his spine. Xander's parents grew up in Montrose and attended Hendrick Hudson Schools.


Monday, March 23, 2015

Wearing Red for Xander

... his spine. Xander's folks grew up in Montrose and went to Hendrick Hudson Schools. Recently, when one of Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School teacher Jeff Pynn's class mothers, Suzanne Magliano, asked if Pynn's class could show support for Xander by ...


Saturday, March 21, 2015

35-Year Reunion Shares Spotlight At Hen Hud's Seussical The Musical

Students from Hendrick Hudson High School's joined children from Blue Mountain Middle School and Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School to perform Seussical the Musical last weekend. The show included the 35-year reunion from the cast of the 1979 production of "Bye Bye Birdie" at Hen Hud.


Friday, March 20, 2015

Hendrick Hudson Schools Hold Two Science Fairs

CORTLANDT, N.Y. The Hendrick Hudson School District was Science Central on March 12 when two of the district's three elementary schools, Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School and the Furnace Woods School, hosted science fairs. Modern science fairs are sophisticated events that provide students with the opportunity to investigate a problem through experimentation using the scientific method and explain it to their classmates and families through a hands-on display.


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Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Reviews Are In: Seussical the Musical Is Fantastic

The reviews are in and it's official: the Hendrick Hudson High School Starboard Stars' Drama Club spring musical, Seussical , was a smash hit! Clare Carey and Erica Denler collaborated with a cast of students - including some from Blue Mountain Middle School and Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School - to bring life to the fabulous, family friendly Broadway show that made its debut back in 2000. The show is a delightful mashup of many published Dr. Seuss favorites - the Cat in the Hat and Horton the Elephant play prominent roles.


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