Principal

Mr. Rudy Arietta

Phone: 914-295-5810

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Mr. Rudy Arietta

Rudy Arietta has been at Ardsley High School since the 2012-13 school year. He was the Assistant Principal for three years before becoming the Principal in 2015. Prior to coming to Ardsley, Mr. Arietta worked at Nyack High School for 14 years serving as a Social Studies teacher, Department Chairperson, and Assistant Principal. Mr. Arietta has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University, a Master of Arts degree from Teachers College Columbia University, and a Certificate of Advanced Study from SUNY New Paltz. Mr. Arietta's goal as Principal of AHS is to give our students a diverse range of opportunities to learn and discover their passions in a supportive environment. Mr. Arietta lives in Rockland County with his family.

Assistant Principal

Mr. Jon Hirsch

Phone: 914-295-5827

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Mr. Jon Hirsch

Jon Hirsch became Assistant Principal at Ardsley High School in 2015. Prior to joining AHS, he was a Special Educator, a teacher of Social Studies, and the creator and director of a lab school at Horace Greeley in Chappaqua, NY.  

He earned his undergraduate degree (majoring in History and Political Science and minoring in African-American Studies) at Drew University and his masters from LIU and Lehman College.

Mr. Hirsch believes that a high school education should be relevant and engaging and that the high school years should be filled with wonderment, purpose, and joy.