Assistant Principal: Mr. Nick Katsaris
The District is hopeful the new turf field will be ready for play as early as September 27. At Wednesday’s Board meeting, Anthony Merlini, Director of Facilities; Robert Firneis of Savin Engineers; and Ofe Clarke of KSQ Architects, announced that the upper turf field is more than 99 percent finished.
Fifth-grade students at Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary School recently had the opportunity to apply for a job — in this case, as a school B-V SOAR ambassador.
Board of Education Meeting, September 18
News 12 covered Hen Hud’s use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for students who are struggling mentally or emotionally. In the segment, school social worker Megan Brenner describes how DBT helps students manage their emotions, control stress and improve interpersonal skills.
The first day of school is right around the corner, and Supervisor of Transportation Liz Gilleo, School Resource Officer Ed Ramirez and Sergeant Shane Farell of the Buchanan Police Department could be seen around town, hanging up posters reminding everyone to drive safely and obey all rules of the road around school buses. “We want drivers to be aware that children will soon be walking to and from bus stops, waiting at bus stops, or walking to and from their schools,” said Gilleo. “We want everyone to be safe as we begin the 2019-20 school year.”