Ardsley Names New Superintendent
The Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ryan Schoenfeld as the new superintendent of the Ardsley Union Free School District effective July 1, 2018. Read more .....
To read a personal letter from Dr. Shoenfeld, click here.
Budget Vote Results
The Board of Education, administrators and staff thank the community for your continued support of our schools. The 2018-2019 Budget passes: 592-182!
AHS Students in the News! - Watch us on News 12!
Congratulations to the AHS Innovate and Girls Who Code clubs for designing and organizing a very successful 'Hackathon' yesterday. Approximately 50 kids from 9 area high schools participated and spent the day learning, coding, collaborating and having lots of fun together. Congratulations to all the category winners! Click here to watch the News12 segment on the event.
AHS Annual Wellness Fair - Watch us on Fios and Fox News!
On Monday, March 26, Ardsley High School celebrated its 10th Annual Wellness Day and Fair with the theme of “Wellness Around the World” and a specific emphasis on stress reduction and mental health. In recognition of this exciting milestone, Brandon Marshall, Wide Receiver for the New York Giants and founder of Project375, a national nonprofit dedicated to education, support, and mental health treatment, delivered the keynote address. A staunch advocate for early detection and treatment of mental health disorders, Mr. Marshall shared the story of his own mental health challenges with the Ardsley student body. The Wellness Around the World Fair spotlighted how different cultures promote physical wellness and mental health with over 30 interactive and informational booths and displays. Click here to watch the FIOS1 news clip and here to watch the segment on Fox News.
A Unified Message from the Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents was published with the Journal News on lohud.com
We are calling on state and federal legislators to immediately enact stricter gun control legislation and to provide adequate funding and access to mental health services for children and families. Click here to read the full article.
Noteworthy News: The Dignity Act at Work in Ardsley
Our district curriculum includes many learning experiences and programs that focus on broadening students’ views and that demonstrate the importance of tolerance, empathy, and acceptance in our world. Visit The Dignity Act at Work in Ardsley Schools under the Ardsley website District Info tab to view a sampling, by school, of the District’s curricula that focuses on these critical issues.
In the News: Thinking Maps
Check out the Enterprise article, "School district utilizes Thinking Maps as teaching tools," and learn more about this district wide initiative that helps students think more critically and effectively both inside and outside the classroom. To read more about Thinking Maps, visit the Press Box under the Ardsley district website tab District Info, Press Box.
Noteworthy News: New coding units at Concord Road School
Our commitment to Project Lead the Way™ (PLTW), a rigorous engineering curriculum, has expanded this year to include not only engineering units at Concord Road School but coding units as well. Read more about the new coding units under the Ardsley district website tab District Info, Press Box.
National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced
Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The nationwide pool of semifinalists, representing less than one percent of US high school seniors, includes the highest scoring entrants in each state. Join us in congratulating our two semi-finalists, Jared Cole and Benjamin Sherman.
Visit the websites listed below for resources you may find helpful as you contemplate discussing the recent tragedy in Parkland, FL with your children in whatever way you feel is appropriate.
American School Counselor Association (tips and resources)
For our children:
Additional helpful resources on tolerance:
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CRS - 4th Grade Moving Up @ AMS
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM CRS - HALF DAY DISMISSAL
8:00 AM Last day of School for Students
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM CRS - HALF DAY DISMISSAL
8:00 AM Superintendent Conference Day
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CRS - Report Cards Available Online
July 4, 2018