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Lynn Fusco Named Director of Fine and Performing Arts

Lynn Fusco Named Director of Fine and Performing Arts

Congratulations to Lynn Fusco who joins the leadership team of the Harrison Central School District as the new Director of Fine and Performing Arts.  Having served as a highly...

Annual Harrison Rye Football Game - September 13

Annual Harrison Rye Football Game - September 13

The annual Harrison - Rye Varsity Football Game will be this Saturday, September 13 at 11:00am at John Nugent Stadium at Rye High School.  Tickets go on sale Saturday morning...

Recent HHS Graduate Liliane Lindsay Wins Bronze at Worlds

Recent HHS Graduate Liliane Lindsay Wins Bronze at Worlds

Liliane Lindsay, a 2014 graduate of Harrison High School, captured the Bronze medal at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Hamburg, Germany in mid- August.  Lindsay,...

HEF Presents HCSD with $53,200 in Grants for 2014-15

HEF Presents HCSD with $53,200 in Grants for 2014-15

The Harrison Educational Foundation presented the Board of Education and BOE President Abby Mendelsohn with a check for $53,207.70 for six grants to the District for this upcoming...

HCSD Welcomes New Teachers for 2014-15

HCSD Welcomes New Teachers for 2014-15

The Harrison Central School District is excited to welcome its new teachers for the upcoming 2014-15 school year.  To learn more about theses new teachers, please click on the...

Summer Dance Opportunities for HHS Faculty and Students

Summer Dance Opportunities for HHS Faculty and Students

Harrison High School IB Dance teacher Deborah Toteda and HHS students junior Silvia Buonocore and recent graduate Olivia Pagano attended the Dance Teacher Summit in New York City...

Imagination is a Key Ingredient for Creative Writing Institute

Imagination is a Key Ingredient for Creative Writing Institute

The annual Creative Writing Institute is one example of the unique learning opportunities that exist in the Harrison Central School District each summer. Students entering the...

HHS Marching Band Begins Tuning Up for Fall Football Season

HHS Marching Band Begins Tuning Up for Fall Football Season

The award winning Harrison High School Marching Band has been rehearsing their 2014-2015 stadium show “Sounds of Simon” for the upcoming HHS Varsity Football season. ...

  • Lynn Fusco Named Director of Fine and Performing Arts

    Lynn Fusco Named Director of Fine and Performing Arts

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 13:39
  • Annual Harrison Rye Football Game - September 13

    Annual Harrison Rye Football Game - September 13

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 15:54
  • Recent HHS Graduate Liliane Lindsay Wins Bronze at Worlds

    Recent HHS Graduate Liliane Lindsay Wins Bronze at Worlds

    Thursday, 04 September 2014 14:12
  • HEF Presents HCSD with $53,200 in Grants for 2014-15

    HEF Presents HCSD with $53,200 in Grants for 2014-15

    Friday, 05 September 2014 18:34
  • HCSD Welcomes New Teachers for 2014-15

    HCSD Welcomes New Teachers for 2014-15

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 12:12
  • Summer Dance Opportunities for HHS Faculty and Students

    Summer Dance Opportunities for HHS Faculty and Students

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 14:16
  • Imagination is a Key Ingredient for Creative Writing Institute

    Imagination is a Key Ingredient for Creative Writing Institute

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:00
  • HHS Marching Band Begins Tuning Up for Fall Football Season

    HHS Marching Band Begins Tuning Up for Fall Football Season

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 15:39

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HCSD Schools Will Be Closed September 25th and September 26th In Observance...

The Harrison Central School District will be closed Thursday, September 25th and Friday, September 26th in observance of Rosh Hashanah. There are...


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Harrison Students Find Creative Ways To Help Their Community

The students of Harrison have been dedicating time to the service of their community. Harrison High School junior John Pecini has been bringing smiles to members of his community through the many baked goods he provides. As part of the Martin Luther King Junior’s National Day of Service, John baked for patients at the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center of White Plains.

John recognized a need when he realized that patients receiving treatment are often there for the whole day. In some instances, some patients have become dehydrated and are in the treatment center to replenish fluids. He found that the baked goods he could provide would help to build their strength.

He also found that some patient’s treatments leave a bitter after taste in their mouths and they are hesitant to eat and drink but know they must to keep up their strength. John has spent time altering some of his favorite recipes to meet the needs of those he is trying to help. In some cases, he has added additional spices and in others reduced the use of sugar to provide healthier alternatives.

John, like many of Harrison’s students, has baked in the past for the children at The Cottages, many of whom have never tasted a homemade cookie or brownie, or the seniors at the Senior Center in Harrison.

Other students have been involved in an outreach program known as Neighbor to Neighbor in Greenwich, CT. This nationwide organization helps provide clothing, food and other necessities to people in need in the area. Students helped to sort through clothing donations and worked to organize the room into specific areas to allow those “shopping” easily identify the clothing items that would be most beneficial for them.

“It was not only a lot of fun, but I got to see who I was helping,” said freshman Julianne Sanscartier. “Lots of people came in to pick up/”shop” for clothing, mostly with their children. It was a great experience.”

HHS Junior Erica Dattero agrees. She, along with classmates Lucas Pettinato and Kendra Deschamps, also helped clean and restock the shelves in addition to adding a few of their own items.

“It was really exciting for me to see one of the mothers in the clothing room pick out my donated winter coat to bring home with her,” said Dattero.   “This was such a rewarding experience because not only was I able to help a great organization, but I was able to witness firsthand how one person’s donation can make a difference in someone’s life.”

Upcoming Events

September:16:Tue - 07:30AM
Senior Portraits - HHS
September:16:Tue - 08:00AM
Picture Day - LMK
September:16:Tue - 09:15AM
PTA to Welcome Newcomers - PUR
September:16:Tue - 11:15AM
Kindergarten Early Dismissal - All Elementary
September:16:Tue - 07:00PM
Open House - HHS
September:17:Wed - 09:15AM
PTA Meeting - PUR
September:17:Wed - 11:15AM
Kindergarten Early Dismissal - All Elementary
September:17:Wed - 07:15PM
Grade 6 Open House - LMK
September:18:Thu - 11:15AM
Kindergarten Early Dismissal - All Elementary
September:18:Thu - 06:30PM
Open House - HAS

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