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Edgemont's New Website
Tech Dept

Welcome to the new Edgemont School District website.  We have a new look as well as an easier site to navigate.  The new website was built from the ground up with input from parents, teachers, staff and students over the past six months.  In addition to a new look and feel, the new website will feature:
        -Mobile compatible displays
        -Universal Staff/Teacher Directory
        -Easy-to-read Calendars and Upcoming Events
        -Brand new Grade Level & Department Websites
        -Increased accessibility to Parent/Guardian features such as The Parent Portal
        -Streamlined online resources for Students & Staff
        -Up-to-date News & Events
        -Easy to access Edgemont Social Media Sites
          ...and more!

Edgemont Wins "Best Communities in Music Education" Award
Tech Dept

The Edgemont school district has received a 2017 Best Communities for Music Education Award, presented by NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants). NAMM surveys schools and districts nationally in order to recognize outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of the curriculum. Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education. Congratulations to everyone involved in making our music program so successful - teachers, students, parents, administrators and Board of Education!

 

Edgemont Students Succeed at Recent Science and Technology Fairs
Tech Dept

Seven Edgemont students recently won honors at the Tri-County Science and Technology Fair. Eighth graders Helena Lew-Kiedrowska, Misha Patel, Sankar Gopalkrishna, and Anika Bansal were all award winners, competing against 115 other students who had all previously won their schools’ science fairs. Junior Michael Winitch and seniors Federico Reyes-Gomez and James Brandfonbrener also won awards in their categories from among 141 competitors.  
 
Held in April, the Tri-County Fair asks students to compete in one of nine categories: Biology, Chemistry, Health & Medicine, Earth/Space Science, Engineering/Technology, Environment, Mathematics/Computers, Physics, and Psychology. Entrants present projects both visually and orally to a minimum of two judges. Middle School entrants may be chosen to move on to the Broadcom MASTERS, a premier science and technology competition held in the fall. High School students have the chance to move on to the STANYS (Science Teachers Association of New York State) Science Congress competition.
 
Helena Lew-Kiedrowska won 1st Place in the Psychology category and advanced to the Broadcom MASTERS Competition. She was also the winner of the "Judge Edith Miller Excellence in Education Award" for the top middle school project. Misha Patel placed 2nd in the Chemistry category, and also advances to the Broadcom MASTERS Competition. Sankar Gopalkrishna took 3rd Place in the Earth/Space Science division, and Anika Bansal was chosen as an alternate for the Broadcom MASTERS Competition for her Biology project.
 
At the high school level, Michael Winitch took 1st place in the Earth/Space Science category, and was chosen as an alternate for the Science Congress Competition. Federico Reyes-Gomez placed 2nd in the Math/Computer Science division, and James Brandfonbrener took 3rd Place in the Earth/Space Science category.
 
Congratulations to all of our successful Tri-County Science and Technology Fair participants! Good luck to those of you moving on to other competitions!