In The Schools: Science Fair Honors, School Performances

Upcoming events, news and announcements from the Scarsdale and Edgemont schools.

In The Schools is a wrap-up of Scarsdale and Edgemont school news, announcements and events. Have school news to share? Email lisa.gentes@patch.com to be featured in our next column.

The Scarsdale kindergarten students presented the Kindergarten Show "Always Friends" in April to students, staff and parents.

The eighth graders combined cross-curricular African Drumming and Dance, performing on May 3, 4, 7 and 8.

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On March 14, Jamie Tanzer participated in the 22nd Manhattanville Annual Science Competition and placed 4th in the Medicine and Health category.

On Saturday March 21, six Scarsdale Science Research Students participated in the annual Tri-County Science and Technology Fair, held this year at White Plains High School. Students competed with around 90 students from 16 area high schools. Todd Morse placed first in the Earth and Space category, Giancarlo Paternoster placed first in Engineering, Spencer Lee placed 2nd in Engineering, Jamie Tanzer placed 2nd in Medicine and Health, and Roger Pelligrini took second place in the Health/Medicine category,and was the second highest scorer overall.

also competed in the Tri-County Science and Technology Fair in March.

8th Grade Participants:

  • Elizabeth Coscia                               
  • William Widmann                               
  • Prinesh Mistry                               
  • Sarah Salimi – 1st Place Engineering and Technology                                Michael Karr – 1st Place Environment                               
  • Spencer Wheeler                               
  • Rory Coleman                               
  • Aaditya Jain – 2nd Place Environment                               
  • Krishna Saraf - 3rd Place Chemistry                

High School Participants:                             

  • Kuang He – 1st Place Psychology                               
  • Isaac Marshall – 1st Place Chemistry                               
  • Stanly Mathew                               
  • Ivan Paskov (grade 10) – 2nd Place Math/Computers                               
  • Jake Stephens                               
  • Jack Young – 3rd Place Biology 

The 7th Grade Research Group presented at the Greenburgh Nature Center. Fifteen students presented and all families attended. 

The Environmental Club students who presented at the Green Festival NYC at the Javitz Center were: Stephanie Guo, Sara Hwong, Yerin Kim and Shara Um.

Upcoming Events:

Annual Science Research Symposium is being held Tuesday, May 15 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Little Theater (third floor.) Students will present their completed research projects as well as prospective projects. 

On May 24, Scarsdale's is holding a Picasso Presentation at 9:00 a.m.:

A "Morning with Picasso" is an annual event for the second grade class of Mrs. JoAnn Nahabedian at Greenacres School. It is the culminating activity for their unit on Pablo Picasso. For the show the students display their own works in the style of Picasso, including a Cubist picture, a pottery representation, and a collage. The students present a narrative on the life of Picasso to their parents and guests, and complete individual books about the artist and his many styles. Reading, writing, computer skills, drawing and inquiry-based research activities are integrated into the unit.

Events and information provided by the Scarsdale and Edgemont Schools' public information offices. 


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