Power to Learn 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest
Raina Kadavil, WPHS senior, was honored January 10th for placing 2nd in Optimum’s Power to Learn 6th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month essay contest. Kadavil was recognized by the Superintendent of Schools, during the ceremony and was given a free laptop. The subject of Kadavil's essay was civil rights activist Dolores Huerta.
Max Golden, a senior in the White Plains High School Science Research Program, was presented with the Acorda Scientific Excellence Award. Another White Plains senior in the Science Research Program, Diana Medina, had her research submitted for publication. Click below for details.
Science Research Students Win at JSHS Competition!
We're proud to announce that five of our Science Research Seniors won awards at the Westchester-Rockland Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS) held at John Jay High School. This year there were over 600 participants from over 30 local High Schools. Click below for details.
WPHS Choir members David Axelrod, Daniela Poppe, Max Golden and Maddy Gartenberg recently took part in the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Eastern Division Conference in Baltimore. The students were selected by audition to participate in the honor choirs made up of students from the Eastern Seaboard.
2014-15 Childcare ProviderTransportation Forms must be received by April 1, 2014. Families requiring this service please mail applications to the Transportation Office at White Plains Board of Education, 5 Homeside Lane, White Plains, NY 10605 or fax to 914-422-2297. Click here for applications:Englishand Español
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