A 9th grader invites you to visit a place of excitement, wonder, and breathtaking sights. Where the cool wind flows like water through the trees and the smell of the earth swallows you as you take more and more steps further into this beautiful place. What is this place?
Posts About: Student work
India’s essay about Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site is one of three top-scoring middle school essays in this year’s Writing about Place. India is a student of Patricia Young at Cornwall Central Middle School.
Meet the top scoring elementary students in this year’s Writing about Place. They attend Riccardi Elementary, Saugerties Central School District, and are students of Frances Murphy.
Hudson Data Jam challenges students to tell stories using data from the Hudson River watershed, e.g., historical climate and pollution trends, paleoclimate data from Lake Minnewaska, or bird migration dates. …. Students select a data set and then figure out a way to share their knowledge with others in a fun and creative way.
Students who entered THV’s writing contest delighted us with descriptions of – and feelings about – significant places in our area. In the coming months we’ll be sharing their poems and essays. For now, we’re pleased to introduce the winners.
Bear Mountain State Park is an enjoyable place to visit and explore. The Park offers many activities including hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, and ice skating. And, kids will definitely love to explore the Trailside Museums and Zoo.
Courageous Writers: Hyde Park is an anthology of site-based, history-inspired work by young writers. The letter and poem reprinted here were prompted by students’ contemplation of the lives of servants who cared for the Vanderbilt and Roosevelt estates — and their residents.
Friday, Nov. 4, Spark Media Project’s Reel Expressions International Youth Film Festival at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Poughkeepsie.
This post is a quick and clear summary of some of the most compelling science behind climate change. The author also shares suggestions for managing and and eventually halting climate change.
Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley, a project of the NYS Bridge Authority, shares new resources for classrooms, libraries, and community centers.